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Varsity baseball ends season with loss in semifinals

Varsity baseball ends season with loss in semifinals

by Matthew Gelhard, Editor

May 24, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

  The varsity baseball season came to an end on May 15th in the MPSSAA 3A West Regional Semifinals against the Govenor Thomas Johnson Patriots with a score of 4-0. This ending was not as far as the team was expecting to advance; however, what was accomplished this season can not be overlooked. The ...

Want to be a better athlete? Try coaching

Want to be a better athlete? Try coaching

by Matthew Gelhard, Editor

April 25, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Behind anyone that has ever played a sport, there was a coach to build their fundamental skills. These coaches become mentors and are big parts of a player's life, both during and after the season. They are with the players as they overcome devastating loss or enjoy the thrill of victory. High school ...

Earth Day 2020: We need to go big because we can’t go home

Earth Day 2020: We need to go big because we can’t go home

by Allison King, Reporter

April 20, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Spring 2018

Earth Day used to mean something.  Now, when it rolls around each year on April 22, we pick up some trash or sponsor a poster contest, but that's not enough. The conservation of our planet is important now more than ever. Of the 31% of Earth’s forests, 80% of those have been destroyed due to deforestation. The last male northern white rhinoceros died at the end of March 2018, leaving the species to inevita...

Assessing School Safety Options: What to do next?

Assessing School Safety Options: What to do next?

by Allison King, Reporter

March 26, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Every day, our school administration, county officials and members of our police force continue their efforts towards keeping students safe in schools. Numerous school shootings have occurred in America, most recently at Great Mills High School in Southern Maryland.   Schools such as Columbine, Sandy Hook, Stone...

Lancers slide into a 4-0 preseason record: Photo of the Day 3/15/18

Lancers slide into a 4-0 preseason record: Photo of the Day 3/15/18

by Matthew Gelhard, Editor

March 15, 2018


Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase, Spring 2018

On March 15th, the varsity baseball team took on the Blake High School Bengals at Blake High School. The team handed the Bengals a 15-3 loss extending their team's record to 3-0 in preseason action. Blake High School put up three unearned runs in the first inning to lead 3-0. After that it was the...

Famous last words: Don’t make the last words you text be your last words on earth

Famous last words:  Don’t make the last words you text be your last words on earth

by Lourdes Jack, Reporter

April 27, 2017


Filed under Features, Spring 2017

One choice could take a life. Choosing to drive distracted is choosing to put lives at risk. In 2015 alone distracted driving killed 3,477 people and injured 391,000. “If you have a phone, my best advice to you is before you start driving, lock it in the trunk.  Whatever it is, it can wait,” sa...

Lancers on the wrong side of a tough game: Photo of the Day 4/13/17

Lancers on the wrong side of a tough game: Photo of the Day 4/13/17

by Matthew Gelhard, Reporter

April 13, 2017


Filed under Photo of the Day

After the Linganore's Junior Varsity team got their first win under their belt, the Lancers have been on a cold streak. Losing 13-3 to Oakdale on April 13 in a game that got out of hand. Linganore pulled ahead first 1-0 with the first batter walking and another batter eventually scoring him on a hit...

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