The Lance

Lancer Spotlight: Jessica McDonald–Tuscarora Titan in the PAST, Lancer Counselor in the PRESENT

Jessica McDonald works at her desk at school
"She has the talent to guide students to discover their talents" - Kay Wilson
October 29, 2020

Jessica McDonald, new chairperson of the Student Services department was happy to see faces after joining a Google Meet and meeting some of her new students.  Due to the virtual environment, it's much...

Six minutes on the mat: Wrestling grabs for repeat state performance

Sean Mullineaux wrestles his opponent to the ground in an intense match.
"We’re wrestlers. We don’t like to lose," said wrestling coach Ben Arneson.
January 23, 2020

Blood, sweat and spit: body against body on a mat.  The ancient sport of wrestling makes contestants and spectators squirm.  Despite the risk of serious injury that wrestling may put athletes in,...

Unified bocce ball rolls into the season with enthusiasm: Photo of the Day 12/24/19

Bocce ball player Jimmy Clements rolls his bocce ball, hoping to get closest to the pollina.
December 24, 2019

The Urbana Hawks gym was filled with excitement on December 19. All eyes were focused on the confident members of the bocce ball team, waiting with anticipation to see if they would roll closest to the...

Celebrating 25 years of dedication: Lloyd takes us to the moon

Marching band members and alumni join together to march during pre-game
October 25, 2019

A very exciting moment in Linganore’s history is taking place this year. Mr. Kevin Lloyd is celebrating his 25th anniversary working as the band director. To celebrate this moment, Lloyd invited more...

Battle on deadmat: Linganore cheer’s path to 12 county wins

October 23, 2019

“Hit, pull! Hit, hit, hit!”  The screams of the audience determined the energy of the room: competitive, yet filled with the creativity and talent of 7 hard-working Frederick County cheerleading...

Soccer complex construction triggers complex reactions

September 30, 2019

For many Mt. Airy residents, Bartholows Road is a major artery between the rural 4-county community to the urban heart of Frederick County. The two-lane road is bordered by large neighborhoods and open...

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).
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...

Registrar Reggio, keeper of student records, joins staff

Reggio is the keeper of all LHS student records, a position that she loves.
September 26, 2019

In any movie production, most people focus on the actors rather than the script writers. This concept is similar to the  students knowing who the principal and teachers are and not the registrar. The...

Football team places third in 7 on 7 tournament: Photo of the day 6/3/19

The team poses for a picture after placing third place in the tournament.
June 3, 2019

On May 2, the football team traveled to St. Paul's High School to play in the Baltimore Ravens 7 on 7 Tournament. For the eighth consecutive year, The Ravens hosted the 7 on 7 Football Tournament, presented...

Shortage of athletes works as a barrier for track team in JV County Championships: Photo of the day 5/11/19

Zack Hunsaker hands the baton to Bailey Spore for the final leg of the 4x800 meter relay.
May 11, 2019

May 9 was the final meet of the season for junior varsity track athletes. The JV Frederick County Championship was held at Urbana High School. Although they brought a group of very talented athletes with...

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