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JV boys basketball team defeated by Tuscarora

JV boys basketball team defeated by Tuscarora

by Lindsey Russo, Reporter

January 10, 2018


Filed under Fall 2017, Showcase, Sports

On January 10, the boys JV basketball game ended in a loss against the Tuscarora Titans. This was the JV team's ninth game of this season. Their record stands at 3-6. The Titans took the lead early on in the game with the half-time score at 18-26. After halftime, the Lancers still had the chance...

Pom and dance prepares for winter competition

Pom and dance prepares for winter competition

by Allyson Duda, Reporter

December 18, 2017


Filed under Fall 2017, Showcase, Sports

In the 2017 season, the Pom and Dance team finished second, just behind Gleneg High School. Their state champion title was in 2015.  This year's team, a little larger and more experienced, is poised to re-capture the title. The 2017-2018 Pom and Dance team has increased to 26 members compared to la...

Boys basketball season starts with wins against South Carroll: Photo of the Day

Boys basketball season starts with wins against South Carroll: Photo of the Day

by Jason Byrd, Reporter

December 7, 2017


Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase, Sports

On December 5, 2017, the Linganore basketball season started off great against South Carroll. JV won 53-26 and Varsity won 67-44. The JV team coutworked South Carroll. At the end of the first half, the score was 33-11. The press JV was running causeed most of South Carroll's turnovers. Garrett Schwartzbeck...

Lancer of the Week: Drew Twillman “drives” his way to success

Lancer of the Week: Drew Twillman “drives” his way to success

by Tommy Moyer, Reporter

November 29, 2017


Filed under #Lancer of the Week, Fall 2017, Sports

“Bingo!” That is what golfers Charlie Rasmussen, Vince Booth, and Drew Twillman say to each other after they hit a good shot. “I say 'Bingo' a lot when Drew is playing,” Rasmussen said. Twillman’s achievements in golf are lengthy. In his junior year, he won the CMC championship ...

Boys cross country claims first state victory in 21 years

Boys cross country claims first state victory in 21 years

by Allyson Duda, Reporter

November 20, 2017


Filed under Fall 2017, Showcase, Sports

On November 11 the boys cross country team competed for the 2017 state title and beat 21 other schools, bringing the MPSSAA 3A State Champion title to Linganore for the first time since 1993. The meet was held at Hereford High School, which is know for its difficult 3-mile course with two hil...

Brett Tibbs signs to become a Phoenix

Brett Tibbs signs to become a Phoenix

by Grace Brooks and Alexis Fowler

November 14, 2017


Filed under Fall 2017, Signing Day 2017, Sports

Brett Tibbs, a pitcher and four year varsity player, signed his National Letter of Intent to play baseball at Wilson College. Tibbs has made the Frederick News Post All Area 2nd team twice and First Team All-Area in 2016. Tibbs has played baseball for 13 years and his biggest supporters are his ...

Erick Stutz signs to play lacrosse for Wheeling Jesuit University

Erick Stutz signs to play lacrosse for Wheeling Jesuit University

by Nicholas Stephan, Tommy Moyer, Bailey Davis, and Jacob Bolger

November 13, 2017


Filed under Fall 2017, Showcase, Sports

On November 8, Erick Stutz signed his National Letter of Intent to play lacrosse at Wheeling Jesuit University. Stutz faced a whirlwind journey to get where he is today, having to endure changes of position and several teams. In eighth grade, he played short stick midfielder. Then Stutz played long st...

Third time’s a charm as cheer works to capture state title

Third time’s a charm as cheer works to capture state title

by Grace Brooks, Editor

October 30, 2017


Filed under Sports

Varsity cheer has experienced the pain and devastation of losing states by .5 for two years in a row. They perform through the exhaustion to hit every stunt, jump, and tumble and seem to come up short. This year, the ladies are going for the gold and are compromising nothing to get it. At states in 2016, the la...

Ladies First: Payton Smith first Lancer Lady golfer to win counties

Ladies First: Payton Smith first Lancer Lady golfer to win counties

by Emily Webb, Reporter

October 23, 2017


Filed under Fall 2017, Showcase, Sports

Sophomore Payton Smith has just made history as the first female golfer from Linganore to win the female title for the Frederick County Golf Championships alongside the men's champion, Sam Driscoll of Walkersville High School. Smith has golfing in her blood, as her brother, father and grandparents are golfers. She start...

JV football stomps out bears: Photo of the Day 10/4/2017

JV football stomps out bears: Photo of the Day 10/4/2017

by Jason Byrd, Reporter

October 5, 2017


Filed under Photo of the Day, Sports

On October 4th, the JV Football team entered the competition with a 4-1 record against the Oakdale Bears JV team at home. We were ahead of the bears the entire game thanks to running backs Xander McClure and Brady Domroe, scoring two rushing touchdowns. Wide receiver Leyton Eddins caught a toudown...

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