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Wrestling team has high hopes for repeat success

Wrestling team has high hopes for repeat success

by Braden Weinel, Reporter

November 20, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Last year, the wrestling team made history by reaching the dual meet regional finals for the first time. This year, with several returning wrestlers, strong coaching, and talent from new participants, the team hopes to go even further. Long time Urbana head coach, Ben Arneson, returned to his alma m...

Maryland basketball preview: Can the Terps make a deep run?

Maryland basketball preview: Can the Terps make a deep run?

by Erich Miller, Reporter

November 19, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Showcase, Sports

I predict that the Maryland Terrapin Basketball Team will have a successful season even with the incoming freshman. Predicted Statistics Record: 25-7 Big Ten: 2nd Tournament: Sweet 16 Incoming Freshmen The Maryland Terrapins basketball season began on November 6 against the Delaware Blue Hens. A...

Lancers vs. Hawks: Season finale and I70 trophy at stake

Lancers vs. Hawks: Season finale and I70 trophy at stake

by Jason Byrd, Sports Editor

November 2, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Sports

The regular season of Linganore football is winding down--and heating up.  As of right now, the Lancers varsity team is currently 8-1 going into the November 2 game against the 2-7 Urbana Hawks. The momentum going into this game is as intense as it always is:  Playoffs are one week away, and the I70...

Boys soccer triumphant over Titans in their first-round playoff game

Boys soccer triumphant over Titans in their first-round playoff game

by William Quansah, Reporter

October 30, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Showcase, Sports

On October 26 boys soccer began their postseason with a first round playoff game at home against Tuscarora High School. For the playoffs Linganore is ranked the number 4 seed in the 3A West region while Tuscarora is ranked number 5. In their previous meeting in regular season the two tied in a tight encounter courtesy of a goal from midfielder Jonathan Pringle and and an unfortunate own goal from Captain Christian Nolan bringing the ...

Cross Country boys and girls place high in Frederick County Championships

Cross Country boys and girls place high in Frederick County Championships

by Emily Webb, Editor

October 29, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Sports

On October 25, the cross country teams competed in the Frederick County Championships held at Governor Thomas Johnson High School. The 5K race was the second out of four championship races. The girls team placed 4th and the boys team placed 2nd. The girls did well, having three of their seven vars...

Week 9 Win against Tuscarora: Butler gets hat trick touchdowns

Week 9 Win against Tuscarora: Butler gets hat trick touchdowns

by Jason Byrd, Sports Editor

October 28, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Sports

After their 32-0 win against the Middletown Knights, Linganore and Tuscarora battled it out on a Saturday night game after the game was postponed due to rain. The Lancers came out with an explosive start, to say the least and kept up the momentum to a 46-7 win. The Titans got the ball at their own 5...

The high school sports playing field is never level

The high school sports playing field is never level

by Emily Lotito, Reporter

October 25, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Sports

As freshmen, high school sports is something we are excited to join to represent our school teams; however, some of us have already been drawn to club sports.  Students playing at the club level have a real advantage: They are more often chosen for high school teams, or they are choosing to skip the...

JV Volleyball loses hard-fought match against Catoctin

JV Volleyball loses hard-fought match against Catoctin

by Alex Dembeck, Reporter

October 24, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Sports

On October 23, the JV Volleyball team fell to Catoctin with a score of 1-2. The team started the first set off slowly, down 3-6. The girls quickly battled back and were able to take the lead. Energy was flying high as Captain, Jessica Young, had many forceful serves into play. With the support from...

2018-19 NBA season is back, and more competitive than ever

2018-19 NBA season is back, and more competitive than ever

by Christian Nolan and Jason Byrd

October 23, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Sports

The 2018-2019 NBA season has just tipped-off and it's already shaping up to be a pivotal year for the NBA. Over the off season, teams and players have been making decisions that are changing the organization from a Michael Jordan era to a ¨super team¨ era. We as fans are getting to watch a show as ...

Field hockey finishes their season on a high note

Field hockey finishes their season on a high note

by Ethan Hart, Managing Editor

October 18, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Showcase, Sports

The varsity field hockey team won their game last night against the Catoctin Cougars with a final score of 2-0. Throughout the entire game, the Lancers dominated the ball, rarely letting Catoctin have possession. This led to many shots for the Lancers. After a slow start to the first half, the Lance...

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