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Trio of Lancer Laxers sign letter of intent

Trio of Lancer Laxers sign letter of intent

Bryan Murphy, Sports Editor

November 16, 2016


Filed under Fall, Showcase, Sports

Senior lacrosse players Sean Snyder, Emily Holland, and Sami Lecaroz signed their letters of intent today to play lacrosse in college. Snyder will be attending Merrimack College, Holland will be attending the University of New Haven, and Lecaroz will be playing at Kennesaw State University.

Lancer Varsity Cheerleaders take 3rd at States

Lancer Varsity Cheerleaders take 3rd at States

Katie Leger, Reporter

November 16, 2016


Filed under Fall, Showcase, Sports

After the varsity cheerleaders performed and stepped off the mat last Sunday at States, they knew that this was their best performance of the season. The crowd agreed as they stood up, clapped and cheered for the girls. Even coaches from other teams came and told them how well they did. The...

Juniors prevail in annual Powder Puff tournament

Juniors prevail in annual Powder Puff tournament

Bryan Murphy, Sports Editor

November 15, 2016


Filed under Fall, Showcase, Sports

It's not very often you see girls tossing the pigskin around on the field. But once a year, the boys step aside and let the ladies play under the lights for the night. The annual Powder Puff football tournament was again a success this year, as the junior class won the tournament after defeat...

Sports commentary: A behind-the-scenes look at cheerleading

Sports commentary: A behind-the-scenes look at cheerleading

Meghan Evangelista, Reporter

November 5, 2016


Filed under Fall, Opinion, Showcase, Sports

While cheering on the football team is a cheerleader's main priority during the season, most of us join cheer to be able to compete.  So while fans in the football stands may see us laughing on the sidelines as we do cheers to get the crowd going, what they may not see is how hard we work and h...

Lancer Varsity Cheer to compete at States this weekend

Lancer Varsity Cheer to compete at States this weekend

Katie Leger, Reporter

November 3, 2016


Filed under Fall, Showcase, Sports

The Lancer Cheerleaders have started off the competition season with a bang placing second at Cheer Madness and placing third at Capital City. The last competition of the season is this Sunday at 2:00 at Pinkerton, with Lancer Cheer performing at 3:36. Varsity captain junior Cassie Stuart feels t...

Boys’ Soccer prepares to keep momentum going into playoffs

Boys’ Soccer prepares to keep momentum going into playoffs

Bryan Murphy, Sports Editor

October 26, 2016


Filed under Fall, Showcase, Sports

Just a few weeks ago, the boys soccer team was on the verge of being out of the postseason picture. They had lost four straight games, and needed a jumpstart. They got exactly what they needed. After winning three out of their last four games, the boys’ soccer team finished with a record of...

Field Hockey looks to repeat a Pinkerton defeat

Field Hockey looks to repeat a Pinkerton defeat

Bryan Murphy, Sports Editor

October 21, 2016


Filed under Fall, Showcase, Sports

Anyone who was at the Mack Plaque field hockey game knows how intense it was. An edge-off-your-seat kind of game that eventually saw triumph for the Lancers as they won 1-0 in OT. But it's about to be cranked up a notch. "Playoffs are a whole different kind of animal than regular season," senior...

Seniors Gators cheer on in the swamp

Seniors Gators cheer on in the swamp

Sean Cotter, Reporter

October 21, 2016


Filed under Fall, Showcase, Sports

Each fall, a new senior class comes through LHS taking over the responsibility of Senior Gators. Every Friday night, Gators have to be at the top of their game, ready to tailgate, cheer as loud as they can, and willing to get a little - or a lot - bit wet. Whether it’s baby powder being ...

Unified Soccer plays with a heart of gold

Unified Soccer plays with a heart of gold

Hannah Kennedy, Reporter

October 19, 2016


Filed under Fall, Showcase, Sports

  The Unified Soccer team defeated Alvirne High School by a score of 8-6 on their senior night. This was the team's final regular season game, putting the team with a record of 2-3-1. Goals were scored by Gio Cafaro (two), Christian Paulenka (two), Noah Ellis, Ryan Shields, Kathleen Murphy...

Freshman football team maintains historic undefeated record

Freshman football team maintains historic undefeated record

Nick Desrosiers, Reporter

October 16, 2016


Filed under Fall, Showcase, Sports

Talented football teams have come and gone at LHS over the years, but there is something about this year's young team that stands out from the rest. “Well to be completely honest, I think we are the best team in the state,” said star slotback and middle linebacker Tyler Kayo. “All we know i...

Sophomore Holland’s ‘football instincts’ strong asset to team

Sophomore Holland’s ‘football instincts’ strong asset to team

Liz Iaconis, Reporter

October 14, 2016


Filed under Fall, Showcase, Sports

Sophomore football player Jake Holland began playing the game in first grade just because his older brother played, but now, almost nine years later, he is exploding into a starting role for the Lancer varsity team. He has stolen the spotlight on the stadium field, running 10 kick returns for 261 yards...

Volleyball Athlete of the Month: Ashley Andrews

Volleyball Athlete of the Month: Ashley Andrews

Bryan Murphy, Sports Editor

October 11, 2016


Filed under Fall, Showcase, Sports

In the game of volleyball, passing is a prominent element to the game, and junior Ashley Andrews has provided plenty of the passing skills for the volleyball team. Andrews has done a tremendous job in the back court, alternating playing the libero position this year with sophomore Alyssa Pento. As...

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