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Welcome Class of 2021: Lancer Sports Overview

Welcome Class of 2021: Lancer Sports Overview

by Ethan Hart, Christian Nolan, and Matthew Gelhard
June 6, 2017
Filed under Spring 2017, Welcome Class of 2021

Varsity Football 2016-2017 record: 7-4 Head coach: Richard Conner Season Highlights: Went as far as the second round of the playoffs, losing to Damascus. Key wins include defeating Middletown and Urbana. Prediction: With a young team and so many injuries, varsity football is bound to make ...

Triple Threat: Noll Stieren to join two older brothers at Salisbury University

Triple Threat: Noll Stieren to join two older brothers at Salisbury University

by Ethan Hart, Reporter
February 3, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Spring 2017

For star defensive back Noll Stieren, football is a family affair. On February 1, Stieren signed his letter of intent to play football for the Salisbury University Seagulls. He will play along with his brothers Clark, a former Linganore quarterback-turned-defensive back at Salisbury, and Wade, who transfe...

Varsity football finds victory in overtime: Photo of the Day 11/5/16

Varsity football finds victory in overtime: Photo of the Day 11/5/16

by Emma Wynkoop, Reporter
November 6, 2016
Filed under Fall 2016, Photo of the Day, Showcase

The varsity football team beat the Hawks at Urbana High School with a score of 24-21 in overtime on Friday. In one of the most eventful games of the season, the game was scoreless in the first quarter, tied 7-7 at the half, and went into overtime as both teams were tied with a score of 21-21. In...

Varsity football prepares to tackle the tough season ahead

Varsity football prepares to tackle the tough season ahead

by Brandon Cooper, Reporter
September 20, 2016
Filed under Fall 2016, Showcase, Sports

The football season did not begin with a win, as the varsity team had hoped.  Their opener was a tough loss against the Tuscarora Titans, 18-7. After week two the team is getting back on track to a winning season. With the pressure of keeping up the tradition of an undefeated regular season, the team...

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...

Varsity football wins home opener: Photo of the Day 9/5/2015

Varsity football wins home opener: Photo of the Day 9/5/2015

by Abigail Montgomery, Editor
September 5, 2015
Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase

The Friday night lights were shining down on Linganore once more as the Lancer Varsity football team kicked off their season at home against Tuscarora.  Hundreds of fans packed the stands last night to start the football season off right and The Tribe led Linganore’s student section for the first time ...

Joe Calder: Most likely to…cheer you to victory

Joe Calder: Most likely to…cheer you to victory

by Olivia DuBro, Editor
June 29, 2015
Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports

This is the third story in Lancer Media’s 2015 Summer Series: Most Likely to… These feature stories highlight rising seniors who are becoming role models of Lancer Spirit. In August, the mention of a new school year receives eye rolls, heavy sighing, whining, and sarcasm, but students often f...

Photo of the Day 11/7/14: Varsity football shows its tribe pride with colorful hairstyles

Photo of the Day 11/7/14: Varsity football shows its tribe pride with colorful hairstyles

by Julia Peigh, Watermark Editor
November 7, 2014
Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase

Walking through the halls, you've probably seen at least one varsity football player with a blonde, red or black mohawk. The team is using their hair to show their spirit for Friday's game against Urbana. Last year, Lancers claimed the I-70 trophy back from Urbana, who won in 2012. This year, Lancers...

Coach Rick Conner, Journey to the Hall of Fame

Coach Rick Conner, Journey to the Hall of Fame

by Kyle McFadden, Sports Editor
February 19, 2014
Filed under Best of SNO, News, Sports

Great NFL coaches: Bill Walsh, the great Vince Lombardi. College coaches? Nick Saban comes to mind. Think of a great Maryland high school football coach, you think of Rick Conner. Fresh off a state championship run that fell short in a loss to Franklin in the 3A state finals, coach Conner has been...

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