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Girls Varsity basketball ends in heartbreak against Tuscarora: Photo of the Day 3/5/20

Junior guard Linzee Morris takes a free throw in the third quarter after getting fouled by the Titans

March 5, 2020

On Monday, March 2 the girls varsity basketball team fell in a heart breaker to Tuscarora 51-46 in the regional playoffs.. The final minute of this game would have gone down as a Linganore classic if they were able to have secured their third playoff victory in three years. Unfortunately, that did not hap...

Girls basketball celebrates seniors with win over North Hagerstown: Photo of the Day 1/30/20

Hannah Ratchford, Amanda Lindsay, Taylor Ferguson, and Sarah Curley are recognized by Coach Rachel Easterday on senior night.

by Braden Weinel, Editor-in-Chief

February 3, 2020

Senior night is a momentous event for all student athletes. It’s a mix of emotions for the players, coaches, and family members of the soon-to-be graduates. For the girls basketball team, there are four seniors who have contributed to this well-known program. Guards, Hannah Ratchford and Taylor Fer...

JV and Varsity girls soccer tie to the Bears on Youth Soccer Night: Photo of the Day 10/22/19

Taylor Ferguson and Nora Salter celebrate after Ferguson's goal to tie the game.

by Elizabeth Rajnik, Reporter

October 22, 2019

On September 17, girls soccer wrapped up the regular season with their last game against Oakdale. The stands were filled for both JV and varsity as a group of students from Mr. Roger Rich’s Management and Entrepreneurship class were challenged to create an event management project. Tabitha Knedeisen, ...

Senior night brings tears and smiles to the girls soccer team

The six seniors pose for a picture after their speeches right before the game.

by Sammie Hoefs, Managing Editor

October 15, 2019

Senior Night overwhelms players and their families with both joy and tears. On October 10, the girls soccer team held senior night during the game against South Hagerstown. They celebrated Allison Gagne (captain), Juliana Zeller (captain), Taylor Ferguson (captain), Brooke Bennett, Meghan Mong-Kerwin...

Lancers spray paint their school spirit on hill

Kyle Bedard, Clare Beiter, and Taylor Ferguson work on the  Class of 2020 hill design.

by Emily Webb, Editor-In-Chief

October 3, 2019

For many, a sunny 90-degree day in September would be cue to stay inside next to the nearest AC unit. For the Lancers, it means a sweaty sunburned afternoon of fun spray painting the grass hill leading down to the stadium.  Homecoming week is filled with tradition, spirit, and comradery. On September 29,...

One practice at a time: Paige Pohopin takes over a giant girls soccer program

Paige Pohopin in full focus during the first home game of the season.

by Sammie Hoefs, Managing Editor

September 26, 2019

#3 turned in her Lancer soccer jersey in 2012. Now she watches from the sidelines, encouraging the next generation of women soccer players. Life has come full circle. Paige Pohopin is ready to use her past experience to encourage and impact young girls as she stepped up to become the varsity head co...

Lancers Against Cancer: SGA sells pink shirts to prepare for Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Photo of the Day 9/5/19

Taylor Ferguson sells a pink out shirt to Billy Higgins

by Emily Webb, Editor-in-Chief

September 5, 2019

Amidst the hustle and bustle of Back to School night, the SGA Breast Cancer Awareness shirt table stood out like an island of neon pink. On August 28, students and parents gathered to prepare for the upcoming school year. Students were given the opportunity to walk around their classes and meet their...

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...

Bridge collapse project delights AP Calculus students: Photo of the Day 6/11/2019

Taylor Ferguson and Gerald Fattah apply weights to their bridge.

by Ashley Martin and Grace Corbitt

June 11, 2019

On June 4 2019, Mr. William Eckard challenged his  AP Calculus class to build a bridge out of Popsicle sticks and hot glue in order to hold 200 pounds on top of it without breaking. This project was designed to test the students architectural skills and to see how well the class could figure out how...

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