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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...

Ashley Walden skates and scores in Frederick County and beyond

Ashley Walden skates and scores in Frederick County and beyond

by Ethan Hart and Delaney Cabe

December 17, 2019

The typical Linganore student’s Friday night consists of screaming and cheering for our Lancer teams at and away from our campus as they regularly crush opposing schools.  On the other hand, Ashley Walden’s typical Friday night usually consists of driving hours round-trip to hockey practice ...

FIFA 20: Is it worth the price?

FIFA 20: Is it worth the price?

by William Quansah, Editor

December 16, 2019

Electronic Arts (EA) soccer series, FIFA, is amongst the most popular video games for soccer and non-soccer fans alike. While a new FIFA is released every year, many, including me, question if the new releases are worth $60. Having played FIFA for over 12 years, I've been disappointed by underwhe...

Eleven friends raise money to form New Market Stallions basketball rec team 

Eleven friends raise money to form New Market Stallions basketball rec team 

by Jessica Young, Reporter

December 13, 2019

Eleven friends rotate on and off the court, encouraging each other and learning to play as a basketball team. While it may not always look like it on the court by all of the calling back and forth, some of these boys have been friends since before kindergarten.  This winter season, 11 Linganore juniors and...

Another huge fourth down stop sends Lancers to States

Another huge fourth down stop sends Lancers to States

by Jason Byrd, Sports Editor

December 5, 2019

Against the North Point Eagles, it was a 4th down and 8 at the Lancers' 35. An out route was thrown and Johan Samayoa broke up the pass to win the state quarterfinals. In the state semifinals, that instinct kicked in for the defense. Realizing that they needed a stop, the Lancers forced the Mustangs...

Boys & girls cross country celebrate winning season

Boys & girls cross country celebrate winning season

by Carson Buck, Editor

December 3, 2019

For the first time in three years, both the boys and girls teams won 3A West regional crowns. The boys team, lead by Carson Buck and Cole Williamson, won 3A West Regionals with a score of 62 points, beating out rival Tuscarora, who scored 79 points. During the preseason, Tuscarora was the favorite to w...

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