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Sprinter Paige Badostain signs to run for Stevenson

Sprinter Paige Badostain signs to run for Stevenson

by Christian Nolan and Matthew Gelhard

February 3, 2017


Filed under Sports, Spring 2017

Signing Day is the beginning of every young athlete's career. It’s the beginning of a new journey, taking part in college athletics and education. These selected individuals are committing to a college of their choice and signing their National Letter of Intent. With Only 4% of high school students th...

Shylo Arneson commits to Frostburg State University

Shylo Arneson commits to Frostburg State University

by Cindy Zheng, Reporter

February 3, 2017


Filed under Sports, Spring 2017

On February 1st, 2017, Shylo Arneson signed her National Letter of Intent to Frostburg State University. As a member of the varsity Softball team, Arneson was able to experience a high caliber of play when Linganore went to states. Sadly they lost to Northern-Calvert with a score of two. Arneson is also...

Triple Threat: Noll Stieren to join two older brothers at Salisbury University

Triple Threat: Noll Stieren to join two older brothers at Salisbury University

by Ethan Hart, Reporter

February 3, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Spring 2017

For star defensive back Noll Stieren, football is a family affair. On February 1, Stieren signed his letter of intent to play football for the Salisbury University Seagulls. He will play along with his brothers Clark, a former Linganore quarterback-turned-defensive back at Salisbury, and Wade, who transfe...

Miranda Timberlake signs to play soccer at Nazareth College

Miranda Timberlake signs to play soccer at Nazareth College

by Mallory Maher, Reporter

February 3, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Spring 2017

 Since she was four years old, Miranda Timberlake has been in love with one sport. Soccer. On February 4, 2017, Timberlake took her first step towards her collegiate soccer career and signed her letter of intent to Nazareth College, who finished their last season 15-4-2. During this past soccer s...

Soccer player Lapen “Rams” her way into Philadelphia University

Soccer player Lapen “Rams” her way into Philadelphia University

by Madison Reeley, Sydney Rossman, and Lily Weaver

February 2, 2017


Filed under Sports, Spring 2017

On February 1, Meredith Lapen signed to the Philadelphia University Women's Soccer team. While Lapen was a senior in 2016, she racked up 8 goals and 6 assists. “She saw the field better than anyone else on the field,”  said Coach Putterman. Putterman said Lapen helped the team slow down an...

Lancer to Blazer: Grace Weaver Signs to Hood College to play Soccer

Lancer to Blazer: Grace Weaver Signs to Hood College to play Soccer

by Alex Ismael and Tory Spruill

February 2, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Spring 2017

February 1st - Grace Weaver signed to Hood College to play for the Blazers’ soccer. Weaver has been a part of the varsity team for four years. This season, Weaver was a starting central defender. Previously, she had taken on the positions of center mid and outside wing. In her club teams, she has always been a st...

Seniors Sign National Letters of Intent

Seniors Sign National Letters of Intent

by Beau Cameron, Managing Editor

February 2, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Spring 2017

Graduation, as most athletes know all too well, often terminates a player’s career in sports. In football, only 8% of all high school players are recruited to play in college, 2.4% in Division I schools. On National Signing Day, February 1,  eight senior athletes committed to college athletics. Noll ...

Seahawk’s Score Garofolo as New Soccer Commit

Seahawk’s Score Garofolo as New Soccer Commit

by Lourdes Jack and Brandon Cooper

February 2, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Spring 2017

National Signing Day is a day where senior athletes sign their letters of intent to play a college sport. Ines Garofolo signed to Saint Mary’s College of Maryland to play soccer on February 1.   Saint Mary’s College is a four-year liberal arts college located in St. Mary’s City, Maryland. Ines is ...

Michael Rajnik signs to play baseball at Elizabethtown College

Michael Rajnik signs to play baseball at Elizabethtown College

by Grace Brooks and Emily Reed

February 2, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Spring 2017

Michael Rajnik, a center fielder and four-year varsity starter, signed his letter of intent to play baseball at Elizabethtown College. Rajnik has been playing baseball since he was five and his father, Mike Rajnik, put the baseball in his hand. “My father has always been my biggest supporter,” s...

Top 10 of 2016: Major sports events to remember

Top 10 of 2016: Major sports events to remember

by Kennedi Ambush, Editor

December 19, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, Sports

It was a remarkable year for sports, including the Rio Olympics, a record-breaking World Series, and a March Madness ending with Villanova upsetting the national favorites. Here's a view of 2016 in sports. 10. Kentucky Derby  The 142nd Derby was held on May 7, in Louisville, Kentucky at Churchill Downs. This year th...

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