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February Signing Day: Snowden spreads his wings and flies with the Salisbury Sea Gulls

February Signing Day: Snowden spreads his wings and flies with the Salisbury Sea Gulls

by Matthew Gelhard and Devin Barge

February 16, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Signing Day 2018, Sports

Snowden will continue his football career at Salisbury University as he signs his National Letter of Intent to play the fall of 2018. Playing running back and cornerback, he was one of the driving forces that led Lancers to the 3A State Championship. Snowden put up 476 yards on 57 carries in the backfield, averagi...

February Signing Day: A “diplomatic” signature leads Barge’s next playing field at Franklin & Marshall

February Signing Day:  A “diplomatic” signature leads Barge’s next playing field at Franklin & Marshall

by Devin Barge, Co-Editor-In-Chief

February 14, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Signing Day 2018

Haley Barge, a forward, signed her National Letter of Intent to play soccer at Franklin and Marshall College in the fall of 2018. Barge led her Varsity soccer team to its first 3A State Championship win in November of 2017. She led the county in goals, tieing the county scoring record with 23 goals. ...

February Signing Day: Frostburg Bobcats pounce on four Linganore football players

February Signing Day:  Frostburg Bobcats pounce on four Linganore football players

by Matthew Gelhard and Ethan Hart

February 14, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Signing Day 2018, Sports

As many of the seniors from the Class 3A state champion football team prepare to leave the school, they will leave behind memories of a magical season Lancers will never forget. Luckily, four of our best seniors will be less than two hours away. Josh Taylor, Luke Freeman, Zach Willett, and Cody Re...

February Signing Day: Yurich becomes a St. Marys’ Seahawk

February Signing Day: Yurich becomes a St. Marys’ Seahawk

by Jacob Bolger, Editor

February 13, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Signing Day 2018, Sports

On February 9,  nine Linganore athletes signed to play college sports. One of these star athletes is Ashley Yurich, a captain of the state championship winning girls' soccer team. Diane Yurich, Ashley's mother, said, "I am sad that she is leaving but excited for her. The hardest part about her l...

February Signing Day: Weinel chooses to play basketball at Shenandoah

February Signing Day: Weinel chooses to play basketball at Shenandoah

by Allison King, Reporter

February 13, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Signing Day 2018, Sports

On February 9, Olivia Weinel, a versatile forward on the girls basketball team, signed her National Letter of Intent to play Division III basketball at Shenandoah University. Weinel has played basketball throughout her four years at Linganore, two on varsity. During those four years, she has scored 255 points and ha...

Super or not so super? The best and worst of Super Bowl LII’s commercials

Super or not so super? The best and worst of Super Bowl LII’s commercials

by Elizabeth Anderson, Editor

February 6, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Statistics say that 103 million people across the United States watched the 52nd NFL Super Bowl on February 4th. But how many of us were just there for the commercials? As someone who identifies with the latter (sorry, football fans), stellar commercials are a must for those nearly four hours of game t...

Boys varsity lacrosse expects to make it to state competition

Boys varsity lacrosse expects to make it to state competition

by Alexis Fowler and Kyle Bedard

January 28, 2018


Filed under Sports

The men's lacrosse program has been wildly successful in past years, with a state championship  in 2011 and in 2016, and they are looking to have a three-peat this year. The team is coached by Richard Thompson. Last season the team was undefeated until the playoffs where they lost their first gam...

Holsinger earns first in pole vault at county meet

Holsinger earns first in pole vault at county meet

by Alexis Fowler, Reporter

January 24, 2018


Filed under Sports

 On Saturday, January 20th the indoor track team competed at  the counties meet. The team did great overall. The girls had some first places as did the boys.  Carter Holsinger who was county champion for men's pole vault. “The hard work I put into this sport finally paid off, It was such an amazin...

Top 10 indoor track runners this season

Top 10 indoor track runners this season

by Emily Webb and Rachel Hall

January 24, 2018


Filed under Fall 2017, Showcase, Sports

It's just running. . . Running is a physically, technically, and mentally tasking sport and it takes athletes months to build the stamina and speed required for competition.  The track team is strong, but here are some standouts this indoor season. Ani Boghossian-James:  55 Meter dash, 55 Meter hurdles, 4x200 Meter relay ...

Girls basketball bounces back from first half of season

Girls basketball bounces back from first half of season

by Grace Brooks and Nicole Escalante

January 23, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Girls varsity basketball is heading into the second half of their season with a record of 9-3, with losses to Frederick and McDonogh. The first half of the season has caused the team to reflect. The team took the beginning half of the season to blend each player’s personal skills and talents together to make a more cohesive group. Every playe...

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