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Daniel Ross commits to play lacrosse at West Point

Daniel Ross commits to play lacrosse at West Point

by Elena Guardia, Reporter
February 7, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

On February 3rd, 2016, surrounded by family, friends, coaches, and teammates, Daniel Ross signed his letter of intent to play lacrosse for Army. After verbally committing to West Point in the middle of his sophomore season, Ross could hardly wait for National Signing Day to finally come. Ross said,...

Matt DeMember signs to play football for Grove City College

Matt DeMember signs to play football for Grove City College

by Tory Spruill, Reporter
February 5, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

On February 3, 2016, #78 Matt "Juicy" DeMember signed his National Letter of Intent to play football at Grove City College. He first saw the college while visiting his sister, Grace DeMember (Class of 2015), who is a Grove City student, and loved the school. In his senior year on the varsity footb...

Twelve sign to college athletics: three to play for West Point” Photo of the Day 2/4/2016

Twelve sign to college athletics: three to play for West Point” Photo of the Day 2/4/2016

by Olivia DuBro, Editor-In-Chief
February 4, 2016
Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase, Sports

On February 4, families, students, teachers, coaches and players gathered in the main gym to watch 12 seniors commit to the athletic programs at colleges around the country.  On National Signing Day, high school athletes officially make an agreement between themselves and the colleges.  Dante Butler,...

Swimming and diving team finds individual success

Swimming and diving team finds individual success

by Rose Fiore, Reporter
January 13, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The boys and girls swimming and diving team is rapidly growing in number. In their last two meets, they've lost to Middletown and Tuscarora; however, individual performances have been strong. The team and coach remain optimistic. Senior captain Michelle Carter said, “There was a big increase th...

My first growl: A Clemson cub eyes NCAA Football Championship victory

My first growl: A Clemson cub eyes NCAA Football Championship victory

by Olivia DuBro, Editor-In-Chief
January 9, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Sports

Ah, the College Football Playoff National Championship... Filled with ruthless tackles, booming fans, Hail Marys, and touchdown celebrations. This sporting event is the New Year's Eve ball drop of college sporting events. The 2016 championship game is between the Crimson Tide of University of...

Pros: Football, not too risky–play on

Pros: Football, not too risky–play on

by Sarah Molineu, reporter
January 6, 2016
Filed under Sports

I believe football is not as dangerous as the news and parents are making it seem. For example, ask parents why they don't let their children  play football and they will say the body collision and injury. Or watch the news updates on frequent deaths in high school football. Injuries happen in every sport,...

Lang becomes legacy as he scores his 1000th point in basketball

Lang becomes legacy as he scores his 1000th point in basketball

by Abigail Montgomery, Editor
December 14, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports

On Wednesday, December 9, the boys varsity basketball team traveled to Middletown High School to take on the Knights.  The night ended with a victory for the Lancers, who won the game 82-57, but the night marked an even bigger accomplishment for one of Linganore's players. After four years playing on Lingan...

Boys varsity basketball season tip-off is a win: Photo of the Day 12/4/15

Boys varsity basketball season tip-off is a win: Photo of the Day 12/4/15

by Emily Reed, Reporter
December 4, 2015
Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase, Sports

After a successful season last year, the pressure was on the boys varsity basketball team to perform as well as they did in years past. Not shockingly, the Lancers surpassed expectations when they emerged victorious against South Carroll scoring 74-56. Throughout the entire game, Lancers dominated the c...

Don’t change soccer rules: keep your head in the game

Don’t change soccer rules: keep your head in the game

by Kyle Walsh and Brennan Nolan
November 6, 2015
Filed under Features, Sports

Posts beginning in 2014 from the Concussion Legacy Foundation (CLF), an organization focused on preventing youth concussions and injury, suggest that youth soccer organizations should take heading out of the soccer program until high school. As a high school soccer player, I do not agree with this ...

After budget cuts, Linganore and Middletown field freshman sports

After budget cuts, Linganore and Middletown field freshman sports

by Abigail Montgomery, Editor
September 23, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports

To balance the 2015-2016 budget, the Frederick County Board of Education made the decision on May 27, 2015 to eliminate freshman sports from Frederick County schools.  However, they also gave each high school the opportunity to choose whether or not the schools wanted to continue their freshman sports programs at t...

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