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#NationalSigningDay2020: Emily Cole signs to become a Ram at Shepherd University

#NationalSigningDay2020: Emily Cole signs to become a Ram at Shepherd University

by Emily McNally and Megan Hobbs

February 12, 2020

“Fight On and Win Again for Old SU.” On February 5, low attack player, Emily Cole signed her National Letter of Intent, committing to Shepherd University on Signing Day. Cole has been playing lacrosse since third grade. During her freshman year of high school, she was already playing on the ...

#SigningDay2020: Payton Smith joins golf team at University of Lynchburg

#SigningDay2020: Payton Smith joins golf team at University of Lynchburg

by Yesenia Montenegro and Lily Caton

February 10, 2020

Payton Smith has hit a hole-in-one by having the combined fortune of a supportive golf coach and father, encouraging male teammates, and, now, the opportunity to continue her career to play at the University of Lynchburg.  On February 5, Linganore held its spring Signing Day ceremony, where Smith, and eight other...

#NationalSigningDay: Brooke Bennett kicks her goals all the way to Shepherd University

#NationalSigningDay: Brooke Bennett kicks her goals all the way to Shepherd University

by Maya Apau, Kayla Beam, and Danny Hester

February 10, 2020

On February 5, Brooke Bennett signed her National Letter of Intent to play Division II soccer at Shepherd University in West Virginia. Bennett and Alison Gagne  are the two female soccer players to sign this spring.  At Shepherd, she will join Dustin Keith who signed for football and Emily Cole who s...

#SigningDay2020: Holsinger vaults over competition to sign at the Mount

#SigningDay2020: Holsinger vaults over competition to sign at the Mount

by Grace Blundin, Dana Kullgren, and Gabby Shifflett

February 7, 2020

On February 5, Linganore held its spring signing day in which students sign their National Letters of Intent to play a sport at the collegiate level. Carter Holsinger, one of eight students who signed, will become a member of the Division 1 track and field team at Mount St. Mary’s University. Holsinger...

Six minutes on the mat: Wrestling grabs for repeat state performance

Six minutes on the mat: Wrestling grabs for repeat state performance

by Sierra Rossman and Frank Dickenson

January 23, 2020

Blood, sweat and spit: body against body on a mat.  The ancient sport of wrestling makes contestants and spectators squirm.  Despite the risk of serious injury that wrestling may put athletes in, the sport continues to grow in popularity on a national level.   The LHS wrestling team is no exce...

Boys and girls track teams compete at Counties: Photo of the day 1/22/20

Boys and girls track teams compete at Counties: Photo of the day 1/22/20

by Zack Hunsaker and Elizabeth Rajnik

January 22, 2020

On December 20 the Linganore boys and girls Indoor Track and Field teams competed in the Frederick County Championships at Hagerstown Community College.  The meet was originally supposed to take place on the 18th but due to possible inclement weather, it was rescheduled. Overall, the boys team finished...

Boys and girls track teams successfully adapt to new competition at Western Maryland Winter Classic

Boys and girls track teams successfully adapt to new competition at Western Maryland Winter Classic

by Elizabeth Rajnik and Adam Liston

January 19, 2020

On Friday, January 10, the boys and girls indoor track and field teams started the new year right with a successful outcome in the Western Maryland Winter Classic track meet held at Hagerstown Community College. The boys team placed first with a total of 93.5 points, and the girls team placed second to...

Jack Sears & Carson Buck predict the 2020 NFL Playoffs

Jack Sears & Carson Buck predict the 2020 NFL Playoffs

by Carson Buck and Jack Sears

January 10, 2020

Divisional playoffs begin Saturday, January 11, and we are sure this will be a great weekend for watching football.  Here are our predictions for the playoffs. Vikings V.S. 49ers, Sat Jan. 11th, 4:15pm on NBC Our Pick: 49ers   The 10-6 Vikings coming off an emotional victory against the Saints, head in...

Indoor track and field teams surprise competition at the Smithsburg Invitational

Indoor track and field teams surprise competition at the Smithsburg Invitational

by Elizabeth Rajnik, Editor

December 24, 2019

On Friday, December 20, the boys and girls indoor track and field teams competed in the Smithsburg Invitational at Hagerstown Community College. The teams definitely had something to celebrate going into winter break as both the girls and boys team placed third in the meet. The majority of Linganore...

Lancers fall short in 3A championship to Damascus

Lancers fall short in 3A championship to Damascus

by Jason Byrd, Sports Editor

December 20, 2019

Coming into a game where they go up against two Clemson commits in Bryan Bresee and Ryan Lithicum, the Lancers knew they were battling against tough odds. Come game time, the Lancers, despite their best efforts, didn't have an answer for the powerhouse in Damascus. One of the biggest factors was the...

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