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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...

The high school sports playing field is never level

The high school sports playing field is never level

by Emily Lotito, Reporter

October 25, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Sports

As freshmen, high school sports is something we are excited to join to represent our school teams; however, some of us have already been drawn to club sports.  Students playing at the club level have a real advantage: They are more often chosen for high school teams, or they are choosing to skip the...

JV Volleyball loses hard-fought match against Catoctin

JV Volleyball loses hard-fought match against Catoctin

by Alex Dembeck, Reporter

October 24, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Sports

On October 23, the JV Volleyball team fell to Catoctin with a score of 1-2. The team started the first set off slowly, down 3-6. The girls quickly battled back and were able to take the lead. Energy was flying high as Captain, Jessica Young, had many forceful serves into play. With the support from...

2018-19 NBA season is back, and more competitive than ever

2018-19 NBA season is back, and more competitive than ever

by Christian Nolan and Jason Byrd

October 23, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Sports

The 2018-2019 NBA season has just tipped-off and it's already shaping up to be a pivotal year for the NBA. Over the off season, teams and players have been making decisions that are changing the organization from a Michael Jordan era to a ¨super team¨ era. We as fans are getting to watch a show as ...

Field hockey finishes their season on a high note

Field hockey finishes their season on a high note

by Ethan Hart, Managing Editor

October 18, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Showcase, Sports

The varsity field hockey team won their game last night against the Catoctin Cougars with a final score of 2-0. Throughout the entire game, the Lancers dominated the ball, rarely letting Catoctin have possession. This led to many shots for the Lancers. After a slow start to the first half, the Lance...

Boys JV soccer ends season with devastating tie: Photo of the Day 10/17/18

Boys JV soccer ends season with devastating tie: Photo of the Day 10/17/18

by Erich Miller, Reporter

October 17, 2018


Filed under Photo of the Day, Sports

  The Linganore JV boys soccer team took on the Brunswick Railroaders Tuesday night for their final game of the season. They were hoping to end their season on a high note but unfortunately, that did not happen. The game started off slow, as the ball was kicked back and forth for 30 minutes...

With the Warriors winning everything, why watch the NBA?

With the Warriors winning everything, why watch the NBA?

by Erich Miller, Reporter

October 15, 2018


Filed under Sports

The NBA season is almost upon us, and we already know who will win the championship. The NBA “superteam” generation has been the league's downfall, especially after this past NBA offseason with the Warriors signing four-time all-star Demarcus Cousins. The Warriors now have a whopping 5 all-stars on their team, making the ...

Week 7: Linganore gains some swagger back in a 50-6 game against the Kennedy Cavaliers

Week 7: Linganore gains some swagger back in a 50-6 game against the Kennedy Cavaliers

by Jason Byrd and Bailey Spore

October 13, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Sports

After the devastating loss against Oakdale last week, the Lancers really needed to gain some of their momentum and confidence back. On October 12, they regained some swagger in a game where so many players were able to make huge plays. The Lancers were scored in the first 11 seconds exactly. The opening...

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