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#NationalSigningDay2019: Goalkeeper Braden Weinel signs to Hood Blazers soccer

#NationalSigningDay2019: Goalkeeper Braden Weinel signs to Hood Blazers soccer

by Ashley Nash and Jessica Young

November 18, 2019

Braden Weinel has been a part of the varsity soccer team for two years and will be continuing his soccer career at Hood College.  He signed his National Letter of Intent on November 13.  According to Weinel, he and Hood are a good fit.  He likes the soccer coaches and soccer program: they have a goo...

Are the dangers of artificial turf fields worth the risk?

Are the dangers of artificial turf fields worth the risk?

by William Quansah, Reporter

October 17, 2018

Artificial turf has increased in popularity around the world, especially in the United States. There are over 12,000 artificial turf fields across the United States, and the number is growing. They’re nice to play on, due to their flexibility with weather, and they are easy to maintain. This all se...

Lancer of the Week: Star athlete Caleb Needle dominates on the soccer field

Lancer of the Week: Star athlete Caleb Needle dominates on the soccer field

by Jacob Bolger, Editor

October 1, 2017

Caleb Needle, who has been playing soccer for over 13 years, is one of the most talented players on the boys soccer team. Needle has been a four year varsity starter. He is the team's leading scorer, and is an incredible playmaker. This year, the varsity team is led by captains Caleb Needle, Jack Watsic, and Josh Watson...

Feet first: Girls soccer on winning streak

Feet first:  Girls soccer on winning streak

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...

Successful bear hunting for the girls’ soccer team: Photo of the Day 10/13/16

Successful bear hunting for the girls’ soccer team: Photo of the Day 10/13/16

by Jake Bolger, Reporter

October 13, 2016

October 12,  the girls' varsity soccer team defeated the Oakdale Bears with a close score of 2-0. During this game, senior Miranda Keaton broke the school record for most goals scored in a single season, with a total of 21 goals this season. This record was held previously by Montana Hill who graduated in 2016 and now plays for Coastal Carolina. Senior Mallory Maher said, "Both...

Boys JV soccer goes owl hunting: Photo of the Day 9/7/16

Boys JV soccer goes owl hunting: Photo of the Day 9/7/16

by Jake Bolger, Reporter

September 7, 2016

The boy's varsity and junior varsity soccer teams took on the Westminster Owls on September 6th. This was the first official game of the season for both teams, and they hoped to start in the win column. Although they played well, the varsity team was defeated 2-1. However, the JV team took down...

Hannah Hoefs signs to play soccer at University of Maryland

Hannah Hoefs signs to play soccer at University of Maryland

by Beau Cameron, Editor

February 10, 2016

On February 3, 2016, Hannah Hoefs was one of 12 athletes to commit to the athletics program of his/her future college. On National Signing Day, she took the first step towards her future in collegiate soccer by signing her letter of intent to the University of Maryland. Many members of Hoefs’ f...

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