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Will men’s basketball win gold at Rio? Jason Byrd wants to add some dream players

by Jason Byrd, Guest Reporter

June 30, 2016


Filed under Sports

Read Jason's latest post at sportsbeatblog.

Hewitson qualifies for the 2016 MPSSAA State Championships in four events

Hewitson qualifies for the 2016 MPSSAA State Championships in four events

by Alyse Montgomery, Reporter

May 20, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

On Wednesday, May 18th and Thursday, May 19th, the Linganore track and field team traveled to Urbana High School to compete in the 3A West Regional Championships.   Among Linganore’s star athletes is Class of 2017 member, Micah Hewitson.  During the duration of the regional meet, Hewitson quali...

Richmond and Martinazzi sign to play lacrosse in college: Photo of the day 5/11/16

Richmond and Martinazzi sign to play lacrosse in college: Photo of the day 5/11/16

by Elena Guardia, Reporter

May 11, 2016


Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase, Sports

Read more about Linganore lacrosse. On May 10, seniors Alex Martinazzi and Justin Richmond signed their letters of intent to play lacrosse in college. Martinazzi signed to Lenoir-Rhyne University, and Richmond signed to Saint Michael's College. Both boys were accompanied by their families and coaches as they mad...

Stellar individual track and field performances lead to success at the Frederick County Championships

Stellar individual track and field performances lead to success at the Frederick County Championships

by Alyse Montgomery, Reporter

May 10, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

On Wednesday, May 4th, the girls and boys varsity track teams headed to Middletown High School to face their fellow Frederick County teams for the 2016 Frederick County Championships.   The boys team finished fourth overall.  While the girls team finished last, they brought a team loaded with indi...

JV softball rising with push from coach and Lancer grad, Alex Aburto

JV softball rising with push from coach and Lancer grad, Alex Aburto

by Kennedi Ambush, Reporter

May 2, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

    Softball is sweeping the competition, creating a next generation of winners for the softball dynasty. What does the future hold for them as they take over the Varsity in the next couple years? Currently as of May 2, the JV team is 9-0. The team is built with many leaders an...

Softball team swings for the 2016 state champion fence

Softball team swings for the 2016 state champion fence

by Kennedi Ambush, Reporter

March 11, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

    Three out of the past four years, the softball team has made it to the state tournament, twice to the state championship, and once to the state semi-finals. In three state games, they have been defeated by the same team, Northern Calvert Patriots. They were defeated in the state cha...

Life after injury: What is the next step after your dreams don’t come true?

Life after injury: What is the next step after your dreams don’t come true?

by Alyse Montgomery, Reporter

March 11, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Imagine this.  Ever since you were little, you’ve dreamed of being a professional athlete.  After all the years of hard work, blood, sweat, and tears, you’ve finally made it.  You step out on the field and within a split second, your whole career is over.   One blow to the knee.  One tackle.  It...

Which is better, snowboarding or skiing?

Which is better, snowboarding or skiing?

by Bridget Murphy, Reporter

February 23, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

In the first Winter Olympics of 1936, skiing was a very popular sport. Snowboarding wasn’t added to the Olympics until 1998. The first professional snowboarder to win a gold medal in the Olympics for snowboarding was Canadian Ross Rebagliati. Snowboarding now has the icon of Shaun White. White s...

Dante Butler signs to Morgan State University

Dante Butler signs to Morgan State University

by Olivia DuBro, Editor-In-Chief

February 11, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

On February 3, 2016, Dante Butler was one of 12 talented Linganore athletes to sign a National Letter of Intent to play a collegiate sport at a university. He was the only Lancer athlete to sign to Morgan State University. Next year, this six foot, 210 pound will play running back on the NCAA Division I university football team. Butler was approached ...

Wade Stieren officially signs to Clarion University football

Wade Stieren officially signs to Clarion University football

by Hugh Norko, Editor

February 10, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Attracted to Clarion for its biology department, the major he wants to study, and the warm welcome he received from the other players and the coaching staff, Free safety #3 Wade Stieren made a commitment on February 3rd to play football for the Golden Eagles. Stieren likes the friendliness of the environment and the support of coaching staff. ...

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