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Boys soccer only one win away

Boys soccer only one win away

Shea Robinson, College & Career Editor

November 5, 2015


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Eighty minutes of regulation soccer are all that's between the boys varsity soccer team and the Division I State Championship title. This title hasn't been in Londonderry since 1999. After Wednesday's games, third-seed Londonderry defeated second seed Hanover and first seed Bedford fell to fourth-s...

Girls soccer to play in Final Four on Thursday

Girls soccer to play in Final Four on Thursday

Nate Gaw, Sports Editor

November 2, 2015


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The girls varsity soccer team pulled out a 1-0 win yesterday in their quarter final game against Concord.  The girls are currently in third in the playoffs and they are hoping to make it all the way to the championship game. The girls had a total of 18 shots against Concord’s keeper and luckily...

Commentary: Farewell to Friday night lights

Commentary: Farewell to Friday night lights

Shea Robinson, College & Career Editor

November 2, 2015


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The football team is well into its pre-game ritual, the band has made its way into the stands, the senior gators have full stomachs from the tailgate dinner, and the campus is flooded with a sea of Lancer blue. The varsity field is the epicenter of excitement on a quiet Friday night in Londonderry. This...

Boys soccer strives for their first championship win this millennium

Boys soccer strives for their first championship win this millennium

Shea Robinson, College & Career Editor

November 1, 2015


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The boys varsity soccer team has been seeking a state championship title for longer than some team members have been alive. The last win took place in 1999 and there has only been one other championship appearance since then. This could be the year the Lancers bring back the title, heading into...

Girl’s soccer looking forward to playoffs

Girl’s soccer looking forward to playoffs

Eric Brown, Opinions Editor

October 26, 2015


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The girl’s varsity soccer team is heading into their first playoff game against Dover this Thursday at home. The girls are currently in third place overall with a record of 13-3. Their final game of the regular season was on Friday afternoon at Timberlane, and was won in double overtime by a sc...

Golfers put forth strong performance at states

Golfers put forth strong performance at states

Bryan Murphy, Reporter

October 10, 2015


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Sometimes the seemingly impossible can be possible. The LHS golfers know a thing or two about that. “We pulled something out of nothing to get into the tournament,” senior captain Dan Pleva said. The boys golf team finished 9th out of 10 teams at the NHIAA Golf Tournament on Thursday. The boys...

Freshman quarterback suits up with varsity team

Freshman quarterback suits up with varsity team

Bryan Murphy, Reporter

October 10, 2015


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It has forever been the philosophy of Londonderry football that freshmen will stay on the freshmen team. That is until now. Coach Jimmy Lauzon has called up freshman quarterback Evan Cormier to his varsity team. Cormier has been taking snaps with the freshman football team for this year, but is...

Snapshot of a Hotshot: Sophomore Kalin Gregoire

Snapshot of a Hotshot: Sophomore Kalin Gregoire

Lizy Stubbs, Reporter

October 9, 2015


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If you ask sophomore cross country runner Kalin Gregoire’s teammates what makes her so fast, you would get the impression that she isn’t. “She is S-L-O-W,” junior Bella Ziolek said. “She really is the yellow starburst of the bunch,” junior Keira Fitzmaurice said. “She is slower than...

Varsity golf to compete at states 10/8

Varsity golf to compete at states 10/8

Mrs. DeWinkeleer

October 7, 2015


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When freshman golfer Tommy Marcantonio went into the final hole on Oct. 1, he didn't know it was going to be up to him to break the tie, guaranteeing LHS golfers a trip to States. "I probably would have messed up if  I had known," Marcantonio said. But he didn't mess up. In fact, it was...

Tommy Stanley makes his comeback on boys varsity soccer

Tommy Stanley makes his comeback on boys varsity soccer

Nate Gaw, Sports Editor

October 1, 2015


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Senior soccer standout, Tommy Stanley is looking to make his return to the pitch after two years of battling concussions. Stanley has had three severe and two minor concussions over the last two years, and has missed playing on the field with his teammates. “Seeing all of my teammates pl...

Sophomore Johnson to start on varsity

Sophomore Johnson to start on varsity

Nate Gaw, Sports Editor

September 22, 2015


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The last time the Lancer football team has had a sophomore starting as quarterback was in 1997. That was 18 years ago. This 2015 season, sophomore Ben Johnson is stepping into the role after senior quarterback, Bobby McEachern’s recent injury. “He is a fearless player,” varsity head coach, James Lauzon said. “He always wants the ball in his ha...

Turf War: A sports commentary

Turf War: A sports commentary

June Cranmer, Sports Editor

September 22, 2015


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Exeter, Bedford, Manchester Central, Manchester Memorial, Winnacunnet, Portsmouth, Bishop Guertin, Nashua North, and Nashua South.  These are just a handful of division 1 schools in NH whose athletic teams have the privilege to play and practice on a turf field. Notice, however, Londonderry High...

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