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The student news site of Linganore High School

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The student news site of Linganore High School

The Lance

Con: Praying before games can negatively impact student athletes

by Marla Rowley, Reporter May 20, 2022

While there are many benefits to prayer before games like boosting players' confidence and expressing themselves, there are also some disadvantages to it as well. Group prayers before games can make students...

Pro: Students should have the right to prayer during athletic events

by Anessa Davy, Reporter May 20, 2022

It’s game day and everyone is getting ready to warm up. Legs are trembling, players are pacing, rapid breathing can be heard throughout the bench. Performing in front of a crowd where your mistakes are...

Linganore Lancers beat the South Carroll Cavaliers.

Lancer Spotlight 3/24/2022:Boys varsity lacrosse takes down the South Carroll Cavaliers in comeback

by Avery Glynn, Reporter March 24, 2022

The Lancers took on the South Carroll Cavaliers at home on Tuesday, March 22, the first game of the regular season. The score remained close for most of the game, and Linganore trailed by one going into...

Aaron Dufresne signs his National Letter of Intent to continue playing Track & Field at Frostburg University.

#NationalSigningDay2022: Aaron Dufresne signs to run with the Bobcats at Frostburg

by Marla Rowley and Brayden Gregory February 8, 2022

On February 2, 2022, Aaron Dufresene signed to run for the Bobcats at Frostburg State University in Frostburg, Maryland. The Frostburg Bobcats track and field team is a NCAA Division ll college track team.  He...

If you liked the 1980s Karate Kid, you will LOVE the reboot Cobra Kai featured on Netflix.

1980’s Karate Kid grows up to 2020’s Cobra Kai

by Leila Gibril, Reporter April 26, 2021

Does Cobra Kai, the remake of the 1980’s Karate Kid depict karate in an accurate light?  Absolutely. I took karate lessons from age 6 - 13, completing my Black Belt in 2017.  While the karate...

A photo collage of our parents, class of 1985, 86, 89, and 92 in high school!

Back to the Future: What would our parents have done in a pandemic?

by Emily McNally and Marissa DePalma March 1, 2021

Our parents always have stories to tell us about their high school experiences--the cars, the dances, the classes, and more.  What will we tell our children about? Masks? Virtual school? Problems with...

NBA players on my fantasy team, Stephen Curry, Jimmy Butler, John Wall, Zach LaVine, and Devin Booker.

Nyandjo’s guide to NBA fantasy basketball

by Matt Nyandjo, Reporter January 4, 2021

On December 22, NBA fantasy basketball began. Fantasy basketball is a great way to pass the time with friends. The point of the game is to draft players based on their averages and how well they perform....

Picture taken by Joshua Barnes

Girls Basketball play strong against Catoctin in scrimmage: Photo of the Day 12/3/2019

by Joshua Barnes, Reporter December 5, 2019

On December 3, Linganore defeated Catoctin 54 - 35 in a scrimmage. Coach Rachel Easterday said, "I think all my girls do different things well, and right now we are playing pretty good." Number 11...

Lauren Ryan goes up above the net to tip the ball and win the point.

Volleyball makes it to regional finals by beating Rebels: Photo of the Day 11/3/19

by Jessica Young, Reporter November 3, 2019

On October 31, the varsity volleyball team played their first playoff game against the South Hagerstown Rebels, whom they had lost against in season 3 - 1.   This time around, the team came out making...

Andrew plays at The Links at Lighthouse sound golf course.

Fore! Blockinger swings toward a golf pro future

by Erica Blockinger, Reporter October 29, 2019

When someone says “Golf Pro,” they probably are referencing stars like Tiger Woods, Arnold Palmer, or Phil Mickelson. I think of my brother Andrew Blockinger. The assistant pro at Musket Ridge in Middletown,...

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