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Pom and Dance team twirls in excitement for upcoming competition season: Photo of the Day 11/11/19

Ashley Nash and Taylor Mitcham are judged on their turns by captains Lizzie Hall, Maddy Spisso, and Avé James.

by Leah Bolger, Editor

November 11, 2019

As football season comes to a close, the Pom and Dance team is just getting started.  On Thursday November 7, the members of the team participated in tryouts for their  competition season.  The tryout consisted of three portions: a technique section where girls could show off their special tr...

Week 5: Lancers sweep over the Lions in 17-0 homecoming victory

Week 5: Lancers sweep over the Lions in 17-0 homecoming victory

by Jason Byrd, Ashley Nash, and Francisco Palacios

October 9, 2019

As the Lancers celebrated another year of homecoming, the game leading up to the dance was much more cheerful and exciting for Lancer fans this year. Last year, the homecoming game was a dismal defeat by the Oakdale Bears, who won 56-7. However, on October 4, the Lancers would shutout the Walkersville...

Pom and Dance rocks halftime at Tuscarora game: Photo of the Day 1/9/18

The poms included a kick line in their performance.

by Rachel McCoy, Reporter

January 9, 2019

On January 8, the pom and dance team performed at their first girl's varsity basketball game against Tuscarora.  This was unusual because in the winter, the team practices for competitions, but this opportunity gave the pom and dance more experience in front of a large crowd. The routine was the s...

Ashley Nash’s Top 10 Lancer Moments of 2018

Ashley Nash's Top 10 Lancer Moments of 2018

by Ashley Nash, Reporter

December 20, 2018

Here's a year of Lancer greatness in review.  I couldn't include every great moment, but I tried to get one for each month. February 4 : The wrestling team made it to the dual meet  regional championship for the first time in school history. They faced Tuscarora High School and lost. However, t...

Poms prepare dance for Pep Rally: Photo of the Day 9/28/18

Avé Boghossian-James and the pom team practice for pep rally.

by Ashley Nash, Reporter

September 28, 2018

The Pom and Dance team gets ready for the school’s pep rally in one week. They are very excited to perform. Although pep rally is very fun, it can also be very stressful on the team and the coach. The team had one performance on September 21. Even though half-time performances are important, the mos...

Senior Countdown 2018: Pom and Dance Team seniors dance their way through 6 more days

The seniors on the Pom and Dance Team dance their way through six more days.

by Kelsey Ward, Editor

May 15, 2018

There are just six more days left for the six seniors from the Pom and Dance Team. Mary Taylor, Katie Constantine, and Kelsey Ward have been on the team all four years of high school. Ani Boghossian-James and Sarah Hall were on the team for two years. Rosie Tilmont was a first-year member this year. Bo...

Pom and Dance Kick routine places first at third competition: Photo of the Day 1/24/18

The Pom and Dance team poses for a picture.

by Kelsey Ward, Editor

February 25, 2018

 On February 24, the Pom and Dance team attended a Mid-Atlantic Pom and Dance Association (MAPDA) competition. The competition took place at Gwynn Park High School. The team was most successful in their Kick routine, placing first against Mt. Hebron High School and Northern High School. Mary Taylor p...

Pom and dance places third at first competition: Photo of the Day 1/27/18

by Kelsey Ward, Editor

January 29, 2018

On January 27, the Pom and Dance Team attended their first competition of the 2018 season. The Mid-Atlantic Pom and Dance Association (MAPDA) competition took place at Marriotts Ridge High School. The team competed in two dances, Short Pom and Lyrical. Katie Constantine is captain for short pom, and ...

Spirit week comes to a close with “Red, Black and Bow Day” : Photo of the Day 11/3/17

The Varsity Cheer Team Performing at the Pep Rally.

by Kelsey Ward, Editor

November 4, 2017

November 3rd, was the final day of spirit week. The theme was the traditional "Red, Black and Bow Day," with one point being earned for each bow that is worn. The day started out with the annual Homecoming Pep Rally. The Class of 2021 and Class of 2018 were tied at the start of the pep rally with...

Pom and Dance team pumps up the crowd at Walkersville halftime: Photo of the Day 9/30/17

The Pom and Dance team huddles together before performing at halftime.

by Kelsey Ward, Editor

October 1, 2017

On September 28, 2017, the Pom and Dance team performed at halftime at the varsity football game against Walkersville. The performance included throwback songs from the mid 2000's. The team wore yellow hair bows in honor of Lily Weaver and Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. The dance included crowd favorit...

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