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Senior Countdown 2019: Varsity Baseball is in the home stretch with 20 days left

Senior Countdown 2019: Varsity Baseball is in the home stretch with 20 days left

by Matthew Gelhard, Managing Editor

April 24, 2019


Filed under Senior Countdown 2019, Spring 2019

Linganore Varsity baseball poses for a post-game picture as they defeated the defending 3A state champion Thomas Johnson 4-3. To celebrate their 20 days left, they played at Harry Grove Stadium, home of the Class A affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles, the Frederick Keys. Eight seniors will graduate...

Lancer Media Madness 2019: Round 1

by Braden Weinel, Editor

March 20, 2019


Filed under Sports

Here's how the competitors see their advantages. Braden Weinel Braden selected the University of North Carolina to be this year's National Champions. He selected UNC because the coach, Roy Williams is an experienced tournament coach, leading the Tar Heels for 16 years, and he knows how to gui...

Lancer Media Madness: May the best Journalist win

Lancer Media Madness: May the best Journalist win

by Braden Weinel, Editor

March 20, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Spring 2019

March is upon us, which can only mean one thing… basketball, basketball, and more basketball. Seven journalism students are competing to see who is the best at predicting this year’s Division 1 Men's College Basketball national tournament, or as most people know it, March Madness: Jacob Bolger, Ma...

Price takes the cake with his magical Houdini display

Price takes the cake with his magical Houdini display

by Jacob Bolger, Julie Walker, and Tommy French

March 19, 2019


Filed under Archives, Mr. Linganore 2019

On March 7, the 12 Mr. Linganore contestants became bakers in their annual cake decorating competition, which took place in the cafeteria during first lunch shift. Each contestant's cake was themed after a specific character, and the cafeteria staff acted as the judges. Contestants Alex Ismael, ...

Gelhard wins sweetheart letter contest with message to stray dog

Gelhard wins sweetheart letter contest with message to stray dog

by Alexis Fowler, Editor

March 19, 2019


Filed under Mr. Linganore 2019, Showcase, Spring 2019

On March 7, the twelve Mr. Linganore contestants and their assistants competed in multiple contests to prove who is best suited for the role of Mr. Linganore. The contestants' letters were judged on creativity, originality, appearance, and sweetheart appeal.   This year's contestants wrote to loved ones,...

Gelhard is ready to shake and bake at Mr. Linganore

Gelhard is ready to shake and bake at Mr. Linganore

by Grace Corbitt and Emily Love

March 8, 2019


Filed under Mr. Linganore 2019, Showcase, Spring 2019

Matthew Gelhard will be portraying Ricky Bobby in the Mr. Linganore 2019 competition. He chose Ricky Bobby because he thinks that Will Ferrell's character in the movie “Talladega Nights” is a unique one in the world of comedy. With the theme "A Night of Firsts," Ricky Bobby was the first NASCAR driv...

Learning merengue challenges Mr. Linganore contestants

Learning merengue challenges Mr. Linganore contestants

by Madeline Hull, Reporter

February 28, 2019


Filed under Mr. Linganore 2019, Spring 2019

On February 25, the contestants of Mr. Linganore attended their second  dance rehearsal before the contest on March 9. Several dance rehearsals were snowed out, so the couples have been scrambling to perfect the merengue and learn the finale “It’s Raining Men” dance. "Although we had one...

Mr. Linganore 2019 contestants learn to merengue: Photo of the Day 2/3/19

Mr. Linganore 2019 contestants learn to merengue: Photo of the Day 2/3/19

by Alexis Fowler, Editor

February 6, 2019


Filed under Photo of the Day, Spring 2019

On February 4,  the Mr. Linganore contestants attended their first dance rehearsal in the cafeteria. Senior gentlemen and their partners began to prepare for the competition on March 9 by learning a ballroom style of dance, the merengue. The contestants for the 2019 competition are Dominic Barbag...

National Honor Society inducts 70 new members: Photo of the Day 11/14/2018

National Honor Society inducts 70 new members: Photo of the Day 11/14/2018

by Haley Enders, Reporter

November 14, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Photo of the Day

The National Honor Society Induction Ceremony took place on November 13. The hallway was crowded with inductees at around 6:30 p.m., lined up and ready to get their pictures taken on the main staircase. The ceremony began with an opening message from Mrs. Durann Ecalono, co-adviser for NHS. The NHS o...

National English Honor Society inducts 71 new members: Photo of the Day 11/07/18

National English Honor Society inducts 71 new members: Photo of the Day 11/07/18

by Emily Webb, Editor

November 8, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Photo of the Day

On November 7, 2018, the National English Honor Society held their annual evening induction. An unusually large group, 71 new members, were inducted.  The ceremony began with opening remarks from the advisor, Natalie Rebetsky. Then, officers were confirmed in their positions and given time to talk about...

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