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

Picture taken by Joshua Barnes

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 Gabrielle Krystofiak earned a team high of 12 points. Catoctin had 21 fouls and Linganore had 4. L...

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

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

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 a statement. They were there to win. Determined and ambitious, they won the game 3 - 0.  The fi...

Fore! Blockinger swings toward a golf pro future

Andrew plays at The Links at Lighthouse sound golf course.

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, Andrew has learned the in’s and out’s of the golf industry and is finishing his degree in ...

Varsity volleyball loses a tough fight against Urbana: Photo of the Day 9/27/19

Junior Amanda Cook (11) sets up a spike to Junior Piper Shields (2).

by Kat Taylor, Reporter

September 27, 2019

On September 23, the Linganore Varsity volleyball team lost to Urbana with a score of 3-1.  Team determination in the first set led to a tie the score 21-21, but Urbana came back and won the first round 25-21. Linganore wouldn’t go down without a fight. Senior and Captain Lauren Ryan said, ...

Girls volleyball crushes Manchester Valley in final scrimmage of their preseason: Photo of the Day 9/6/19

Girls volleyball prepares for a serve against Manchester Valley.

by Ethan Hart, Editor-in-Chief

September 6, 2019

On September 5, the varsity volleyball team bested the Manchester Valley Mavericks in three games in a best of five match scrimmage at Manchester Valley High School. The JV girls team also beat the JV Mavericks in straight sets.  This was the last scrimmage in the varsity preseason, and the Lancers d...

Girls’ varsity soccer take a 2-1 win over Atholton Raiders

Meghan Mong-Kerwin handles the ball during the girls soccer scrimmage vs. Atholton.

by Sammie Hoefs, Managing Editor

September 5, 2019

Girls' soccer had one last scrimmage on September 5 vs Howard County's Atholton Raiders in preparation for the start of their regular season.  The Lancers struck first with a goal from Sammie Hoefs early in the match. However, Atholton responded later in the first half with a goal. The game was very physical...

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

Class of 2022 Claire Thomas hits a foul ball during varsity softball's game against Walkersville.

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

Mark Lastova coaches the Linganore girls soccer team in the late 1990s.

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

Class of 2021 member Darbe Reesman steps up to the plate to practice hitting in a game situation while class of 2021 member Alex Dembeck practices catching.

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...

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