The club participated in the first ever Armenian football competition after the split-up from the Soviet Union under the name Syunik Kapan. After the regular competition they qualified for the championship stage, where they finished in sixth position. This way they qualified for the highest level in the 1993 season, however they withdrew before the start of the season. Since then they have been up and down in the Armenian football leagues. In 2004, Lernagorts attempted to merge with Ararat Yerevan, but the merger failed.