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From setback to comeback: Jacob Dionne ready for playoffs this weekend

From setback to comeback: Jacob Dionne ready for playoffs this weekend

Blake Melnik, Reporter

November 3, 2017


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Senior captain Jacob Dionne’s senior year hasn’t been exactly how he had planned. He planned on playing every game as outside linebacker. He planned on being part of the team that beat the Astros during Mack Plaque. He didn’t plan on getting hurt the game before Mack Plaque. As much as the othe...

Boys soccer reflects on a “fantastic run”

Boys soccer reflects on a “fantastic run”

Allie Marsh, Sports Editor

November 3, 2017


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On Sat. Oct. 28, the boys’ soccer season came to a close with a tough 1-0 loss to Concord. In the regular season, the boys finished in second place with a record of 12-2-2. “It was a season I’ll never forget,” senior Josh Ryan said. “A second place finish with kids I can now call fam...

Injured Holland, Belville reflect on being out for season

Injured Holland, Belville reflect on being out for season

Blake Melnik, Reporter

October 31, 2017


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Junior defensive weapons unlikely to return for remainder of football season For Lancer football, losing juniors Jake Holland and Ty Belville for the entire season was something the team never saw coming, and something that would force the team to undergo roster changes.   Jake Holland, wingback/...

Field hockey will fight for state title for first time since 2008

Field hockey will fight for state title for first time since 2008

Nick Desrosiers, Sports Editor

October 29, 2017


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After a wild 1-0 victory over their rival, the Pinkerton Astros, the field hockey team has punched their ticket to the final showdown, advancing to the NHIAA D1 State Championship this weekend. “This is such a big deal for us,” said senior forward Allie Marsh. “We haven’t been to a champ...

Girls soccer defeats Timberlane, advances to Quarterfinals

Girls soccer defeats Timberlane, advances to Quarterfinals

Lauren Doherty and Grace Chicko

October 27, 2017


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Updated @7:00pm on Friday, October 27 after playoff game against Timberlane. Girls soccer defeats Timberlane 7-1 to advance to Quarters in NHIAA DI Tournament . The girls will play Exeter on Sunday, October 29. Going into the playoff game with a 10-6 record, the girls’ soccer t...

Going into playoffs ranked 2nd in state? Boys soccer team poised to dominate.

Going into playoffs ranked 2nd in state? Boys soccer team poised to dominate.

Lauren Doherty and Grace Chicko

October 27, 2017


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Cold weather—and a record of 12-2-2—means one thing to the boys soccer team: Playoffs are here.   Boys soccer started their playoff run with a bye and are ranked 2nd in the state. And when they play Concord on Saturday at 2:00 pm, they have the home-field advantage. “When eve...

Girls’ volleyball sets and spikes into playoffs

Girls’ volleyball sets and spikes into playoffs

Katarina Provost, Reporter

October 26, 2017


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Ending the season with a record 6-11, girl’s varsity volleyball is on their way to playoffs. Their first game is against Dover, who they lost to by only a few points earlier in the season. Captain Madison Sanborn is confident that because of this, the entire team will bring their “A” gam...

Unified soccer team honors graduating players during ‘Senior Night’

Unified soccer team honors graduating players during ‘Senior Night’

Madison Martin, Editor in Chief

October 24, 2017


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During the Unified soccer team’s Senior Night game on Oct. 13, the field and the surrounding fence were decorated with red and blue balloons and 13 large painted signs, one for each of the team’s graduating seniors. Before the game began, all senior athletes and helpers on both the LHS and Co...

Young Lancer emerges as 14th fastest freshman in country

Young Lancer emerges as 14th fastest freshman in country

Nick Desrosiers, Sports Editor

October 19, 2017


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Over the years, Londonderry has been home to some talented young racers who burst out onto the scene as soon as their season commences. However, one racer in particular has accomplished a feat many can only dream of doing. Freshman Will Heenan put together the performance of his life this past weekend at...

Get the field hockey facts

Get the field hockey facts

Allie Marsh, Sports Editor

October 19, 2017


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The whistle blows. It hit another foot. Turnover. Another whistle. Turnover. The cycle never ends. Fans in the stands wonder why the whistle blows so often, but it is all apart of the game. The rules restrict anything from using the curved side of the stick to kicking the ball. With playo...

Lancer golf grips and rips all the way to the end of their season

Lancer golf grips and rips all the way to the end of their season

Nick Desrosiers, Sports Editor

October 13, 2017


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This past Tuesday saw an absolutely gorgeous day on the links: The sun was shining, the wind was calm, and Lancer golf was gripping and ripping. 100 golfers from 20 teams were invited to the annual end-of-year states match held at Portsmouth Country Club this past weekend: Eight from each of the top...

Senior Gators turn parking lot into pre-game fun

Senior Gators turn parking lot into pre-game fun

Lily Lefevre, A&E Editor

October 4, 2017


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The first football hasn’t been thrown yet— but in the LHS parking lot, the spirited atmosphere is tangible. The backs of cars have been popped, and the trace of car exhaust in the air brings out the smell of meat sizzling on the grill. Four years of pent-up love for LHS and the game o...

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