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Local soccer 7v7 league gives outlet to high school soccer players with no fall season

2 7v7 Games play at Utica Park.
October 26, 2020

Frederick County soccer teams have started the SALSA (School Area League for Soccer Athletes) league. The SALSA league is a 7v7 soccer league for Frederick County soccer players from local high schools.  The...

500 yards, 50 miles apart: Swimmers adapt to competing during Covid-19

Swimmers Neilson Parrott (left) and Gabriel Erb (right) maintain a social distance in the water.
October 2, 2020

Samuel Lee touches the wall to finish off his 500 yard freestyle.  He looks up and asks the timer for his time.  He hopes he had a personal best, but he won’t know how he placed until the opposing...

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

Emily Cole smiles with her Parents Angie Cole and Kevin Cole after signing to Shepherd University.
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...

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

Payton and her parents celebrate her committment to Lynchburg University.
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...

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

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

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

Carter Holsinger is congratulated by his mother after signing his National Letter of Intent.
"He could take it to the Olympics if he wants to." Coach David Bly
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,...

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

Sean Mullineaux wrestles his opponent to the ground in an intense match.
"We’re wrestlers. We don’t like to lose," said wrestling coach Ben Arneson.
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,...

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

Samuel Metzner competing in the 500 meter.
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...

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

Sophomore Mikayla Moxley fights to keep her place in the 800 meter race.
Underclassmen bring a promising future to the track program.
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...

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