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NCAA recruiting: Athletes need to ask themselves tough questions

Becoming a college athlete is more than meets the eye.

by Sammie Hoefs, Managing Editor

October 31, 2019

One of the hardest pills to swallow is that being a high school athlete, even a very good one, can’t guarantee a spot in the NCAA.  Some college coaches may recruit at a high school game. However, according to NCAA statistics, club sports have the upper hand. On Master Soccer Mind, “The youth sports world is a 15.3 billion dollar industry in the United States.” Club tak...

Alumni in the “news”– Evans siblings live their dream jobs in journalism

Brooke and Jace Evans make it big in difficult journalism field.

by Braden Weinel, Editor

May 9, 2019

Former journalism student and 2010 graduate Jace Evans once wrote sports articles for The Lance. He now predicts professional sporting games for the whole world to see. His younger sister, Brooke, who graduated in 2013, is now a TV news producer for WBOC in Salisbury, Maryland. The Evans siblings be...

#NationalSigningDay: Blake will wrestle at Kent State

Earl Blake signs his National Letter of Intent to wrestle at Kent State University.

by Braden Weinel and Elizabeth Rajnik

February 13, 2019

On Wednesday, February 6, Earl Blake, along with hundreds of other athletes across the nation, signed a National Letter of Intent, to attend his college of choice and make his mark on wrestling. Blake decided to further his academic and wrestling career at Kent State University in Ohio. There he w...

Maryland basketball preview: Can the Terps make a deep run?

The 2018 Maryland basketball team

by Erich Miller, Reporter

November 19, 2018

I predict that the Maryland Terrapin Basketball Team will have a successful season even with the incoming freshman. Predicted Statistics Record: 25-7 Big Ten: 2nd Tournament: Sweet 16 Incoming Freshmen The Maryland Terrapins basketball season began on November 6 against the Delaware Blue Hens. A...

Lancer Media Madness: Takeaways from this year’s tournament

Lancer Media Madness: Takeaways from this year's tournament

by Ethan Hart, Matthew Gelhard, and Christian Nolan

April 4, 2017

Another year, another month of surprises. Throughout the course of 30 days, we have seen championship qualified teams crumble in the spotlight, as well as epic March triumphs from teams that were written off early. Defending champions Villanova came into March with high hopes after winning the cham...

Lancer Media Madness: Top predictions from our experts

Lancer Media Madness: Top predictions from our experts

by Ethan Hart, Christian Nolan, and Matthew Gelhard

March 14, 2017

Welcome to Lancer Media Madness! For the length of the NCAA Tournament, we will be analyzing and predicting the big games, the upsets, and the sports phenomenon that is March Madness. Below, we have made our picks for our champion to cut down the nets in Glendale, Arizona for the Final Four. Who do you thin...

News for March 13, 2017

by Lancer Media

March 13, 2017

Attention Dual Enrollment Psych 101 Students that meet Tuesday and Thursday:  If there is no school tomorrow, your paper is due Thursday and your midterm is Friday.  Email Mr. Miller for more details. Attention ninth graders:  If you would like a case for your Chromebook, please stop by the Me...

News for March 10, 2017

by Lancer Media

March 10, 2017

Please find a moment in the next few days to complete student voting for the next student member of the Board of Education.  Voting is open to all students in grades 9-12.  All the links can be found on the FCPS website main page at Attention ninth graders:  If you would like a case for your Chromebook, ...

It’s Time to call foul and teach Grayson Allen a lesson

It’s Time to call foul and teach Grayson Allen a lesson

by Matthew Gelhard, Reporter

February 16, 2017

Grayson Allen, a sophomore basketball player at Duke University, has been caught using foul play in his first two years. He has been accused of changing tempos and outcomes in games by engaging in heated shouting matches and even physical altercation such as tripping and grabbing of other players. D...

My first growl: A Clemson cub eyes NCAA Football Championship victory

My first growl: A Clemson cub eyes NCAA Football Championship victory

by Olivia DuBro, Editor-In-Chief

January 9, 2016

Ah, the College Football Playoff National Championship... Filled with ruthless tackles, booming fans, Hail Marys, and touchdown celebrations. This sporting event is the New Year's Eve ball drop of college sporting events. The 2016 championship game is between the Crimson Tide of University of...

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