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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...

Meet the Tribe

Meet the Tribe

by Katie Gallagher, Reporter

October 4, 2017


Filed under Sports

The Tribe is a group of 10-15 male senior students who lead the student section in chants and are the football team's biggest sport enthusiasts. Every Friday night the Tribe members rally around the stadium in high spirits with their fellow Lady Tribe members. Each game, Tribe members get their ch...

Volleyball sets up for successful season

Volleyball sets up for successful season

by Grace Corbitt, Reporter

October 3, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Varsity volleyball had a win against  North Hagerstown on September 19th. Prior to the North Hagerstown game, varsity player, Reagan Walsh anticipated a close match, "North Hagerstown is a tough team and it's going to be an exciting game." Varsity was able to win three out of the five sets. ...

Girls field hockey improving one game at a time

Girls field hockey improving one game at a time

by Kaycee Morris, Editor

October 1, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

With a record of 2-3, varsity field hockey girls are taking more swings to win more games. Varsity had a slow start and a young team, but are now learning quickly to work and play better by pulling together to defeat some of the stronger and more experienced teams. On September 18th, varsity had a...

Golf has a long drive fore Counties

Golf has a long drive fore Counties

by Grace Brooks, Editor

September 29, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The golf team, coached by Ed Coyle, is a rising phenomenon. Last year the team won the district tournament which qualified them for states.The golf team also had the best record in the county last season. They are headed for a repeat, at 8-1 this year. The success of the team last year sparked an in...

Football perched at top of 3A: road to states looking clear

Football perched at top of 3A: road to states looking clear

by Adam Cooper, Reporter

September 29, 2017


Filed under Fall 2017, Showcase, Sports

Linganore football has demolished the competition for the majority of the season. The varsity team is currently standing at 4-1 after a tough game against Walkersville but they are also top of the 3A in the region. The schools are split into regions based on point system determined by MPSSAA. Septem...

Wishful thinking: Boys and girls sports should play on different days

Wishful thinking: Boys and girls sports should play on different days

by Tommy Moyer, Reporter

September 29, 2017


Filed under Sports

It isn't fair that no one on the girls basketball team got to see class of 2018 member Rafael Rios's winning half court shot against Urbana in his freshman year or that the boys team didn't get to see the girls basketball team win on free throws in the final seconds against Oakdale last year. The same hol...

Feet first: Girls soccer on winning streak

Feet first:  Girls soccer on winning streak

by Emily Webb, Reporter

September 29, 2017


Filed under Fall 2017, Showcase, Sports

The girls Varsity and JV soccer teams have kicked off the fall season with an outstanding start. Although they are only midway through the season, the girls are already proving to be a major threat to opposing teams. Varsity The Varsity team has played 11 games, all of which they have either won or t...

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