The Lance

Lancer of the Week: Xander McClure’s shines in second year on varisty football

Xander McClure hustling with the ball

by Kat Taylor, Reporter

December 19, 2019

From being another decent running back to one of the best in Maryland and a huge part of the Lancers' offense, junior running back Xander McClure has taken his game to the next level on the field. McClure's 2,326 rushing yards is just a few hundred shorter than the state record. Although the Lancers lost the state game against the Damascus ...

#LanceroftheWeek: Myah Davies goes to great heights to claim the State Champion title in pole vaulting

Myah Davies jumping 10 feet to claim the State Champion title.

by Sammie Hoefs, Reporter

August 27, 2018

Myah Davies, sophomore, is a part of the Linganore girls soccer and the spring track and field team. She participates in pole vaulting, 4x100 relay, 100 meter dash, long jump, and triple jump. When heading into states she was nervous because she knew the competition was high, but she won the State...

Lancer of the Week: Michael Belmaggio runs towards his future

Michael Belmaggio running the Cross Country Race at South Hagerstown High School

by Bailey Davis, Editor

October 24, 2017

A top runner since freshman year and ranked #3 in the entire state, Class of 2019 member Michael Belmaggio has proven to be a strong asset to Linganore’s team. He has been on the varsity track and field team since 9th grade and has given an exceptional performance in every event he’s run in. B...

Sophie Kirschner, the super-artist

Sophie the Super-artist poses next to one of her superhero graphics.

by Nicole Muller and Savannah Sitler

May 5, 2017

From superheros, beautiful portraits, and even mermaids, Sophie Kirschner, Class of 2018, has conquered it all. She has had a taste of nearly all of the art classes offered and has explored many different types of crafts.  As long as Kirschner can remember, she has been fascinated by illustrator...

Presley Dougherty earns Gold Award and Lazzie

Dougherty performs in the 2017 Linganore Winterguard program.

by Tory Spruill, Photo Editor

April 28, 2017

Class of 2019 member Presley Dougherty has not only carried on her family tradition in music, but expanded her horizons in the community. Dougherty takes part in indoor color guard, marching band, concert band percussion, academic team, and Girl Scouts. Dougherty’s mother, Patty Dougherty, is a d...

Chappell flips for varsity cheer

Alyssa Chappell (top middle) cheering at one of the basketball games.

by Taylor Holmes and Grace Gaydosh

February 17, 2017

Class of 2020 member Alyssa Chappell is mainly known as the “freshman on varsity cheer.” However, Chappell is more than just a cheerleader. She is a stellar student who enjoys reading, gymnastics, and horseback riding. Making varsity cheer is a hard task. “I started out as an alternate but the...

Haley Stone struts her stuff on the runway

Haley performs her solo at Prime Time competition.

by Lily Weaver, Reporter

February 10, 2017

Imagine a long line of high kicking Rockettes on stage at Radio City Music Hall. Class of 2019 member, Haley Stone, can see herself in that line and has begun her journey toward professional dance and modeling. Stone is working towards living in NYC and being on runway booking modeling jobs. Being a ...

Lancer of the Week: Dana Kullgren

Dana Kullgren (far left) enjoys her time at Harry Potter Alliance club.

by Bridget Murphy, Editor

December 13, 2016

Class of 2020 member, Dana Kullgren, is a Lancer who deserves to be recognized. Kullgren is involved in the Gay Straight Alliance and the Harry Potter Alliance. In Harry Potter Alliance, Dana is a proud member of Ravenclaw. Good friend, Elizabeth Anderson, said, "Some people may see her as 'nerdy' b...

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