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Varsity softball wins game against Walkersville High: Photo of the Day 4/15/19

Varsity softball wins game against Walkersville High: Photo of the Day 4/15/19

by Gabby Llewellyn, Reporter

April 15, 2019

On April 12, varsity softball won 10-4 in a hard-fought game against Walkersville. Until the fifth inning, all bets were off if LHS could win. This win was preceeded by junior varsity's win against South Hagerstown on April 11. Walkersville led most of the game, and was head 4-1 at the fifth inni...

Girls soccer announces Lastova head coach for 2019 season

Girls soccer announces Lastova head coach for 2019 season

by Bailey Bennett, Reporter

April 8, 2019

Four days before the first varsity girls soccer game of the 2018 season, head coach, Howard Putterman resigned. Putterman stepped down to take a position as an athletic director at Tuscarora High School. This announcement came as a shock. Putterman had been coaching LHS girls soccer for 10 years and ...

Lancer Media Madness: We have a bracket champion

Lancer Media Madness: We have a bracket champion

by Matthew Gelhard and Madeline Williamson

March 23, 2019

March Madness is the time of year where people of all kinds come together to watch college basketball, a highly contested tournament that is filled with stories of devastating losses, thrill seeking contests, and heroic victories. Only few knew that only Virginia would be the final team to stand...

Varsity and junior varsity softball teams scrimmage to prepare for upcoming games: Photo of the Day 3/18/19

Varsity and junior varsity softball teams scrimmage to prepare for upcoming games: Photo of the Day 3/18/19

by Gabby Llewellyn, Reporter

March 18, 2019

On March 15, the softball teams had a joint practice to help set up the field and to scrimmage each other. The varsity team raked and prepared the field itself, while junior varsity set up nets around the batting cage and hung posters. Due to the recent rain, the field was messy, so raking and dragg...

Christian Nolan’s Top 10 Athletes of 2018

Christian Nolan’s Top 10 Athletes of 2018

by Christian Nolan, Sports Editor

December 19, 2018

Athletes have always inspired us to cheer, boo and imitate. Over the past 12 months athletes have caught the attention of everyone around the world in what they do on the court/field or outside the arena. These are my top ten athletes of 2018…      Conor McGregor The Irishman from Dublin...

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

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

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...

Field hockey finishes their season on a high note

Field hockey finishes their season on a high note

by Ethan Hart, Managing Editor

October 18, 2018

The varsity field hockey team won their game last night against the Catoctin Cougars with a final score of 2-0. Throughout the entire game, the Lancers dominated the ball, rarely letting Catoctin have possession. This led to many shots for the Lancers. After a slow start to the first half, the Lance...

JV boys soccer vs. Urbana ends in rain-out

JV boys soccer vs. Urbana ends in rain-out

by Andrew Lyons, Reporter

October 5, 2018

On October 4, both teams hustled out onto the pitch in high-spirits, and for good reason. Fierce rivals with Linganore, Urbana had beaten JV each game for the last five years.  The lightning was real and in spirit as JV won 1-0. Linganore was going strong early, with #26 Adam Liston pushing up the...

Journalism Fantasy Football: Nolan and Byrd remain tied after Weeks 3 and 4

Journalism Fantasy Football: Nolan and Byrd remain tied after Weeks 3 and 4

by Christian Nolan and Jason Byrd

October 2, 2018

Week 3 and 4 leaves 1v1 Fantasy Football in overtime, wondering who is going to take the lead these next few weeks. After Week 3, Team Nolan took a clutch 127.4-121.7 point win. After sitting with a 2-1 record lead for a week, Team Byrd stole Week 4 with his own clutch performance winning 161.5-157.1...

As weather cancellations increase, moving outdoor sports inside might be the answer

As weather cancellations increase, moving outdoor sports inside might be the answer

by Ethan Hart, Managing Editor

September 24, 2018

This fall 2018 sports season, at least one sporting event a week has been canceled. The constant postponement of games and practices has had a negative effect on all teams, ranging from their on-field performance to their chemistry. Given that these weather cancellations are becoming more common with t...

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