The Lance

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

Sean Mullineaux wrestles his opponent to the ground in an intense match.

by Sierra Rossman and Frank Dickenson

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, the sport continues to grow in popularity on a national level.   The LHS wrestling team is no exce...

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.

by Sierra Rossman, Editor

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 pollina.  One court is available for sixteen athletes, eight from each team and four on each side of th...

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

Marching band members and alumni join together to march during pre-game

by Emily Lotito, Editor

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 than 50 former Lancers to march with the band before the homecoming game on October 4. Rusty Ray...

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

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

by Alaina Burger, Reporter

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 teams. The Linganore cheerleaders were determined to carry on their 12-year legacy. On October...

Soccer complex construction triggers complex reactions

by Jessica Young and Elizabeth Rajnik

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 farmland. While the 152 acres of farmland at 4502 Bartholows Road seems to have been sitting stagn...

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, ...

Registrar Reggio, keeper of student records, joins staff

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

by Kat Taylor, Reporter

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 registrar is the mastermind behind the accuracy of the records and transcripts. Ms. Kirstin Reggio began ...

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.

by Bailey Spore, Editor

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 by Under Armour. The tournament served as a summer primer for 72 high school aged teams from ...

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.

by Bailey Spore, Editor

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 them, Linganore placed 5th out of 8 teams, scoring only 43 points. Oakdale won the meet, racking up ...

Senior Countdown 2019: Varsity field hockey sticks through 16 days left

Seniors Julia Cencetti, Morgan Mathews, and Paige Wilhelm celebrate 16 days left.

by Sierra Rossman, Reporter

April 30, 2019

There are sixteen days left for seniors, and the Varsity Field Hockey team is sticking through until the last day. There are three members of the Class of 2019 on the team. The team fought through a successful but challenging 2018 fall season with a 9-5 record and making it to the third official...

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