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Lancer Media Sports Podcast Episode 2: “The TrueAP Advantage”

Lancer Media Sports Podcast Episode 2: “The TrueAP Advantage”

by Lily Weaver and Catie Jo Tansey

December 3, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Showcase, Sports

Through a series of interviews, Lancer Media editors, Lily Weaver and Catie Jo Tansey, found out more information about the True AP Program. The True AP program consists of multiple training sessions designed to improve the strength and endurance of athletes to prepare them for their sports seaso...

Varsity football loses to Franklin 17-14 in last two seconds

Varsity football loses to Franklin 17-14 in last two seconds

by Christian Nolan, Sports Editor

November 30, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

There was no doubt that the varsity football was destined to win the State Championship this year. It came as a great surprise to fans and reporters when the Lancers fell short 17-14 in a last second field goal that gave Franklin High School the the 3A State Title in Annapolis on November 29. The Lancers,...

Why being cut from a sport is never your end

Why being cut from a sport is never your end

by Carson Buck, Reporter

November 28, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Sports

Being defeated is not the end. I went from basically sitting on the sidelines freshman year of soccer to being on a state title winning team in cross country the following year.  Athletes need to think outside of the "bench."  It's possible to try a new sport and be successful. In the summer of...

Road to States Podcast: Lancer football ready to make second state appearance

Road to States Podcast: Lancer football ready to make second state appearance

by Christian Nolan and Jason Bryd

November 27, 2018


Filed under Sports

Jason Byrd and Christian Nolan recap the exciting football season as the Lancers prepare to compete for the state title at the Navy Stadium in Annapolis on Thursday, November 29 at 7:00 p.m.     Jason - To those that are listening welcome to The Road to States podcast, I'm Jason ...

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...

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