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The game of the year: Linganore vs. Oakdale in a season-defying match

The game of the year: Linganore vs. Oakdale in a season-defying match

by Jason Byrd, Sports Editor

October 5, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Sports

Linganore (5-0) and Oakdale (4-0) face off tonight on October 5. Both teams are the top two teams in the county. The Lancers come into the contest with 239 points scored thus far in the season. Meanwhile, Oakdale's Maurio Goings leads the Bears' defense, only allowing 34 points scored on them in the...

Boys cross country on road to second state title

Boys cross country on road to second state title

by Carson Buck, Reporter

October 4, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Sports

The month of September was exciting for boys cross country; they had a victory in the Rebel Invitational and a 14th place finish in an elite race at the Carlisle Invitational. Rebel Invitational  The 2018 cross country season started off with a win at the Rebel Invitational against rivals Walt Whitman...

Boys soccer team bags their first win of the season

Boys soccer team bags their first win of the season

by Braden Weinel, Reporter

October 2, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Sports

On October 1 the boys soccer team took on South Hagerstown High School with the hopes to win their first game of the regular season. They came away triumphant, 2-0. The team entered the game with a record of 1-7, with their one win coming from a preseason tournament game against Oakdale High School. ...

Journalism Fantasy Football: Nolan and Byrd remain tied after Weeks 3 and 4

Journalism Fantasy Football: Nolan and Byrd remain tied after Weeks 3 and 4

by Christian Nolan and Jason Byrd

October 2, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Sports

Week 3 and 4 leaves 1v1 Fantasy Football in overtime, wondering who is going to take the lead these next few weeks. After Week 3, Team Nolan took a clutch 127.4-121.7 point win. After sitting with a 2-1 record lead for a week, Team Byrd stole Week 4 with his own clutch performance winning 161.5-157.1...

Week 5: Varsity football pulls off a surprising shutout against Lions 35-0

Week 5: Varsity football pulls off a surprising shutout against Lions 35-0

by Jason Byrd, Sports Editor

September 29, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Sports

"Where is Wetzel?" This is one of the chants that student section chanted during the game. This chant really had an effect on Walkersville offense. Former senior running back Jacob Wetzel was the Lions' best offensive weapon for the last two years. When he left, the Lions couldn't quite fill the...

Week 5: Walkersville pregame with Coach Conner

Week 5: Walkersville pregame with Coach Conner

by Jason Byrd, Sports Editor

September 28, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Sports

Last year against Walkersville wasn't the best performance by Linganore's varsity football team. In a 40-10 loss, Walkersville was led by Senior Jacob Wetzel. Even with Wetzel gone this year, Walkersville is still a top team in the 2A division and in Frederick County. Their commander-in-chief Elias...

Linganore v. Oakdale: Volleyball loses to rivals

Linganore v. Oakdale: Volleyball loses to rivals

by Emily DiPasquale, Reporter

September 26, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Sports

On September 25, the girls varsity volleyball lost to the Oakdale bears, 3-0. During the first period of play, varsity struggled and was not able to return the ball back into play. The girls continued to battle through each and every play, but their rhythm was off. Lauren Ryan had strong serve...

Swimming: The varsity sport no one knows about

Swimming: The varsity sport no one knows about

by Katie Roach, Reporter

September 25, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Sports

With students lining up to register for winter sports, and just as many showing off their talent at tryouts, rosters fill up pretty quickly. One team sport that anyone can tryout for with no cuts is swimming. Swimming is the best sport for students who want to be on a team. Usually the LHS team h...

Week 4: Varsity defense leads to a demolition against TJ 57-13

Week 4: Varsity defense leads to a demolition against TJ 57-13

by Jason Byrd, Sports Editor

September 22, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Showcase, Sports

Varsity football completely buried the Patriots from the get-go. The Lancers stated off the game and forced a quick 3 and out. Ryan Leyh and the rest of the offense came out onto the Patriots' 40-yard line. It didn't take much for the offense to start their 50-0 run as wide receiver Joey Felton took...

Week 4: Varsity football tries for 4-0 against TJ with Johan Samayoa and Joey Felton

Week 4: Varsity football tries for 4-0 against TJ with Johan Samayoa and Joey Felton

by Jason Byrd and Emily Webb

September 21, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Sports

Coming off of a major win in Game 3 against Westminster, varsity football has been preparing for their home game against Governor Thomas Johnson High School. Even though this game is not expected to be one of the team’s more challenging ones, they are still gearing up for anything. "We've practic...

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