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Girls dominate the pool, placing third in the county: Photo Of The Day 2/18/20

Two Linganore girls compete backstroke at Counties.

by Megan Hobbs, Reporter

February 18, 2020

On February 8, the boys and girls swim team competed at the CMC County Championship, that took place at Walkersville High School. The girls finished third place, while the boys came in ninth place. The Urbana and Oakdale girls finished first and second. For the boys, TJ placed first. Rachel McCoy s...

A single’s guide to conquering Valentine’s Day

A single's guide to conquering Valentine's Day

by Kat Taylor and Skylar Stevenson

January 24, 2020

Valentine’s Day is a romantic holiday designed for buying chocolates and presents for a significant other. Nothing on Valentine’s Day really caters to the people who have no partner to share it with, but that doesn’t mean that if you’re single you can’t have a great Valentine’s day. Love...

Swimming and Diving Team 1st Meet: Photo of the Day 12/11/19

Kelly Safsten dives into the first meet of the season.

by Ashley Nash, Editor

December 12, 2019

The swimming and diving team had their first meet December 9 against Frederick High. The girls team won 91-85, and the boys lost 59-110. Although this was a loss it was a major improvement from last year's score of 37-132.  The boys team has 16 boys, twice as many as last year, a large increase in...

TikTok: 60 second videos taking over our brains

TikTok is an iOS and Android social media video app for creating and sharing short lip-sync, comedy, and talent videos.

by Rachel McCoy and Ashley Nash

September 25, 2019

Do you see people watching videos on their phones laughing uncontrollably?  Do you see random people doing weird dances in public?  Have you noticed people only know about 15 seconds of a song?  If you find yourself asking these questions, the answer is all because of TikTok. Like it ...

Girls swimming falls short on senior night

Swimming and Diving team prepare for the last dual meet, and senior night.

by Katie Roach, Reporter

January 25, 2019

On January 24 the swimming and diving team went up against Oakdale High School and came out with a score of girls 94-92 and boys 150-25. The girls put up a tough fight but fell just short at the end.  This meet was special because it was senior night. Seniors Taylor Koch, Grace Winpigler, and Kali Na...

Student journalists take fellow students under their wings in the Partner Story Project: Photo of the Day 1/23/2018

Editor Jason Byrd and guest reporter Jordyn Vetter discuss what edits to make to their partner story

by Andrew Lyons, Reporter

January 24, 2019

With this semester coming to a close, classes are having their final assignments, and this is no different for Lancer Media, but with a few different purposes than the average final or benchmark. The journalism students have been working on their partner stories, which are stories done with an official...

Frederick High is no match for girls swimming and diving: Photo of the day 1/4/19

Freshman Emily Lotito and Lyra Garrett stretch their shoulders before their events.

by Katie Roach, Reporter

January 4, 2019

On January 3, swimming and diving went up against Frederick High School and won with a score of girls 119-57. The boys lost with a score of 37-132. The girls had a great night, breaking not one, but three school records. In the 200 medley relay the foursome swam a time of 1:55.77. The team is comp...

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...

Swimming and diving girls win first meet against Urbana: Photo of the Day 12/11/18

Team mates cheer on Grace Winpigler in the 100 breastroke.

by Ashley Nash, Reporter

December 12, 2018

On December 11, the swimming and diving team, coached by Joseph Hawkins, competed against Urbana at Middletown for their first meet. The final score was the girls with 107- 69. The boys' team put up a fight but came up short. The girls last year saw little success as a team, even though individuals ...

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