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Week 1: Linganore plows through Archbishop Curley, 45-7

Week 1: Linganore plows through Archbishop Curley, 45-7

by Jason Byrd, Sports Editor

September 2, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

On August 31 and September 1, because of heavy rain and lightning, the football season opener was a two-day manslaughter against Archbishop Curley. Quarterback Ryan Leyh, threw an interception with a total of 151 yards and two touchdowns, along with 57 rushing yards and a rushing touchdown. Wide receiver...

Byrd talks 1-on-1 with Coach Conner and Lineman Scott Hummel

Byrd talks 1-on-1 with Coach Conner and Lineman Scott Hummel

by Jason Byrd, Reporter

August 31, 2018


Filed under Sports

Preparing for the regular season opener on August 31 is an electrifying moment for all involved. The first game against Archbishop Curley High School, Coach Conner noted what needed to happen in order to start the season strong. "They [Archbishop] are very good, they have an outstanding quarterback...

Varsity football demolishes Williamsport 38-0 in preseason finale.

Varsity football demolishes Williamsport 38-0 in preseason finale.

by Jason Byrd, Reporter

August 30, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

On August 23rd, 2018, varsity football team went head-to-head against the Williamsport Wildcats in pre-season play.  The final score was 38-0. Senior quarterback Ryan Leyh threw for 116 yards and two touchdowns. Running back Jackson Ambush had two goal-line touchdowns along with running backs Xander...

Varsity softball pitches their way into the post season: stopped by loss to Westminster

Varsity softball pitches their way into the post season: stopped by loss to Westminster

by Julie Walker, Reporter

May 25, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Spring 2018

The 2017-2018 season was more than successful for the  Lancers varsity softball team. They ended their regular season with a 14-2 record and amazing stats; although they lost in the post season.  The Lancers only lost to Walkersville High School and Governor Thomas Johnson High School in the regular...

Varsity baseball ends season with loss in semifinals

Varsity baseball ends season with loss in semifinals

by Matthew Gelhard, Editor

May 24, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

  The varsity baseball season came to an end on May 15th in the MPSSAA 3A West Regional Semifinals against the Govenor Thomas Johnson Patriots with a score of 4-0. This ending was not as far as the team was expecting to advance; however, what was accomplished this season can not be overlooked. The ...

Duda sisters, Ally and Alexis, will be defending their titles at the next world championships

Duda sisters, Ally and Alexis, will be defending their titles at the next world championships

by Catie Jo Tansey, Reporter

April 26, 2018


Filed under Features, Sports

Sophomore Ally Duda, and her sister, Alexis, 2016 graduate, are living the dream as world champion baton twirlers. Last summer, both of them traveled to Norway to compete in the world championship. They left the competition as first place champions with enormous trophies. They will be defending their ti...

Want to be a better athlete? Try coaching

Want to be a better athlete? Try coaching

by Matthew Gelhard, Editor

April 25, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Behind anyone that has ever played a sport, there was a coach to build their fundamental skills. These coaches become mentors and are big parts of a player's life, both during and after the season. They are with the players as they overcome devastating loss or enjoy the thrill of victory. High school ...

Choices: Athletes must decide between multiple sports and club teams

Choices:  Athletes must decide between multiple sports and club teams

by Sammie Hoefs, Reporter

March 27, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Imagine this: You’re 14 years old and you have to pick one sport to play until your 20’s. This is reality for many high school freshmen who have to choose to play club sports at a higher level for a chance to play in college and/or play for their high school team and represent their communities. ...

Lancer Media Sadness: Upsets

by Ethan Hart, Devin Barge, and Matthew Gelhard

March 22, 2018


Filed under March Madness 2018, Sports, Spring 2018

South remains: #5 Kentucky - vs - #9 Kansas State #7 Nevada - vs - #11 Loyola-Chicago East remains: #1 Villanova - vs - #5 West Virginia #2 Purdue - vs - #3 Texas Tech West remains: #3 Michigan - vs - #7 Texas A&M #4 Gonzaga - vs - #9 Florida State Midwest remains: #...

Lancer Media Madness: Key game analysis from our experts

Lancer Media Madness: Key game analysis from our experts

by Devin Barge, Matt Gelhard, and Ethan Hart

March 15, 2018


Filed under March Madness 2018, Sports

Welcome to the second edition of the Lancer Media Madness! For the length of the NCAA Tournament, we will be analyzing and predicting the big games, the upsets, and the sports phenomenon that is March Madness. Below we have our tournament analysis for 2018, all the way up to the championship game in ...

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