• Road to the Championship

    Road to the Championship

    Jeremiah Ryans, Writer

    May 8, 2018

    Junior Lyric Swann, the Lightning’s leading scorer, hit her fifth 3-pointer and got up off the ground to complete the four-point play, making her free throw with 1:06 left in the game, officially securing No. 7 Lightning’s spot to the state finals with a 66-61 victory over No. 6 Poly. Swann commented,...

    A JOYFUL team picture with Long Reach High School’s principal, Mr. Wasilewski.

  • They Just Get Better!

    They Just Get Better!

    Rachel Dotson, Writer

    May 3, 2018

    Lightning strikes again! The Long Reach Varsity Cheer Team won their second consecutive County Championship title February 10 at Mount Hebron High School. The Long Reach team has won this title seven times under the leadership of Mrs. Rice and Nikkia Johnson: 2008 (Fall and Winter), 2009, 2010, 2015,...

    Long Reach cheerleaders support their teammate for a stunt. Photo courtesy of Lifetouch.

  • Player of the Year

    Player of the Year

    Julian Basena

    April 30, 2018

    Lyric Swann has played varsity at Long Reach since freshman year, and it was only a matter of time before she caught the attention of D1 institutions. Swann, a junior at Long Reach, is already prepared for the next stage of her life as she has verbally committed to UMBC, where she plans to play basketball. “Lyric...

    Lyric Swann drives the ball down court. Photo courtesy of Lifetouch.

  • A Night To Remember

    A Night To Remember

    Leah Bayley-Hay and Julian Basena

    March 15, 2018

    Long Reach took a trip back to the 1920’s as the school celebrated Homecoming 2017 the week of October 2nd. Starting the festivities with spirit week, staff and students dressed accordingly each day of the week to show love for their school.  Monday kicked off the week with Maryland Day as the...

    Senior class of Long Reach, showing their true colors!

    Photo Courtesy of Life Touch

  • Grace with an Ace!

    Grace with an Ace!

    Rachel Dotson, Writer

    February 27, 2018

    Late in the game, the score close, Grace Kelly is up to serve. She takes a deep breath and waits for the whistle. She starts slowly, approaching the service line, and tosses the ball into the air. She hits the ball over the net with high speed, gets an ace, and takes the lead! Grace Kelly, a se...

    Grace Kelly digging up the volleyball to the setter. Photo courtesy of Lifetouch.

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