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#NationalSigningDay: Brooke Bennett kicks her goals all the way to Shepherd University

#NationalSigningDay: Brooke Bennett kicks her goals all the way to Shepherd University

by Maya Apau, Kayla Beam, and Danny Hester

February 10, 2020

On February 5, Brooke Bennett signed her National Letter of Intent to play Division II soccer at Shepherd University in West Virginia. Bennett and Alison Gagne  are the two female soccer players to sign this spring.  At Shepherd, she will join Dustin Keith who signed for football and Emily Cole who s...

Bigger and better: Short homecoming parade needs improvement

Students on the senior class float wave to fans watching the 2019 homecoming parade.

by Madeline Hull, Editor

November 6, 2019

I'm jealous of another school's homecoming parade. My freshman friend Mazie Fallati showed me photos of Walkersville's homecoming parade. Picture this: Team after team of excited students throwing candy at large and enthusiastic crowds. Fallati was part of the fun. This was her first year as a fres...

Mong-Kerwin hat trick leads the charge against North Hagerstown

Meghan Mong-Kerwin celebrates with her teammates.

by Ethan Hart, Editor-in-Chief

October 8, 2019

On October 7, the girls varsity soccer team beat down the North Hagerstown Hubs with a score of 3-0 at North Hagerstown High School.  Throughout the game, the Lancers dominated possession of the ball and kept North Hagerstown away from their net through smart and safe passes. Due to the rain ham...

Senior Countdown 2019: Girls soccer pushes forward for their last 12 days

Colleen Avila, Alexis Duda, Fiona Rowan, Abby Rieland and Megan Reesman kick out their last 12 days.

by Bailey Bennett, Reporter

May 6, 2019

With 12 days left, senior members of the girls soccer team remembers their four years of being on the team. During this time, they accomplished many things and even made school history. Freshman and sophomore year the seniors had very memorable and successful seasons on both the junior varsity a...

Girls soccer announces Lastova head coach for 2019 season

Mark Lastova coaches the Linganore girls soccer team in the late 1990s.

by Bailey Bennett, Reporter

April 8, 2019

Four days before the first varsity girls soccer game of the 2018 season, head coach, Howard Putterman resigned. Putterman stepped down to take a position as an athletic director at Tuscarora High School. This announcement came as a shock. Putterman had been coaching LHS girls soccer for 10 years and ...

Girls varsity soccer battles to an even score against Walkersville: Photo of the day 9/12/18

Brooke Bennett kicks the ball against Walkersville

by Ethan Hart, Managing Editor

September 12, 2018

On September 11, girls varsity soccer played against Walkersville, ending with a score of 0-0 after double-overtime. In what was an early season match of two historically good programs, the game was a contest of two great defensive teams. Throughout the first half, neither team could get their offense...

Wishful thinking: Boys and girls sports should play on different days

Crowd size differs between boys and girls basketball games.

by Tommy Moyer, Reporter

September 29, 2017

It isn't fair that no one on the girls basketball team got to see class of 2018 member Rafael Rios's winning half court shot against Urbana in his freshman year or that the boys team didn't get to see the girls basketball team win on free throws in the final seconds against Oakdale last year. The same hol...

Feet first: Girls soccer on winning streak

The junior varsity team pumps each other up before a game against Brunswick.

by Emily Webb, Reporter

September 29, 2017

The girls Varsity and JV soccer teams have kicked off the fall season with an outstanding start. Although they are only midway through the season, the girls are already proving to be a major threat to opposing teams. Varsity The Varsity team has played 11 games, all of which they have either won or t...

Welcome Class of 2021: Lancer Sports Overview

Sports at Linganore!

by Ethan Hart, Christian Nolan, and Matthew Gelhard

June 6, 2017

Varsity Football 2016-2017 record: 7-4 Head coach: Richard Conner Season Highlights: Went as far as the second round of the playoffs, losing to Damascus. Key wins include defeating Middletown and Urbana. Prediction: With a young team and so many injuries, varsity football is bound to make ...

Soccer player Lapen “Rams” her way into Philadelphia University

With her parents watching, Meredith Lapen signs her letter of intent to Philadelphia University.

by Madison Reeley, Sydney Rossman, and Lily Weaver

February 2, 2017

On February 1, Meredith Lapen signed to the Philadelphia University Women's Soccer team. While Lapen was a senior in 2016, she racked up 8 goals and 6 assists. “She saw the field better than anyone else on the field,”  said Coach Putterman. Putterman said Lapen helped the team slow down an...

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