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Star performances propel track and field team to state championship: Photo of the Day 2/7/20

Senior pole vaulter Carter Holsinger gives sophomore pole vaulter Quinn Ruch advice before he attempts to qualify for states

by Keifer Spore, Editor

February 7, 2020

On February 6 the girls and boys track and field teams competed in the 3A West Region Championship held at Prince George’s Sports and Learning Center. Both the boys and girls teams placed second overall with the boys behind South Hagerstown and the girls behind Oxon Hill. Linganore expected and earned o...

#SigningDay2020: Holsinger vaults over competition to sign at the Mount

Carter Holsinger is congratulated by his mother after signing his National Letter of Intent.

by Grace Blundin, Dana Kullgren, and Gabby Shifflett

February 7, 2020

On February 5, Linganore held its spring signing day in which students sign their National Letters of Intent to play a sport at the collegiate level. Carter Holsinger, one of eight students who signed, will become a member of the Division 1 track and field team at Mount St. Mary’s University. Holsinger...

Boys and girls track teams successfully adapt to new competition at Western Maryland Winter Classic

Sophomore Mikayla Moxley fights to keep her place in the 800 meter race.

by Elizabeth Rajnik and Adam Liston

January 19, 2020

On Friday, January 10, the boys and girls indoor track and field teams started the new year right with a successful outcome in the Western Maryland Winter Classic track meet held at Hagerstown Community College. The boys team placed first with a total of 93.5 points, and the girls team placed second to...

Indoor track and field teams surprise competition at the Smithsburg Invitational

Senior, Ethan Hart prepares to throw.

by Elizabeth Rajnik, Editor

December 24, 2019

On Friday, December 20, the boys and girls indoor track and field teams competed in the Smithsburg Invitational at Hagerstown Community College. The teams definitely had something to celebrate going into winter break as both the girls and boys team placed third in the meet. The majority of Linganore...

Boys track and field falls short at state championship: Photo of the Day 5/28/19

Carter Holsinger wins his fourth state pole vault title.

by Keifer Spore, Reporter

May 28, 2019

Saturday, May 25 the Boys Track and Field Team competed in the state championship meet at Morgan State University. The boys didn't win this season but came close, placing fourth overall with 39.5 points. Huntingtown High School won with 58 points. The meet was held over a span of two very hot days, which took a toll on many athlete...

Boys and girls track swamp the competition at the Gator Invitational: Photo of the Day 5/1/19

Freshman, Mikayla Moxley, passes the baton to freshman, Gemma Davies, in the 4x400 relay.

by Elizabeth Rajnik, Reporter

May 1, 2019

On Saturday April 27, the boys and girls track and field teams competed at the Gator Invitational held at Reservoir High School in Columbia, MD. Despite the windy and chilly weather conditions, the boys team managed to place second in the meet with 50 points, coming right behind Huntingtown High Scho...

Boys indoor track repeats, takes home first state championship of the school year

The boys jump in joy after receiving the 3A State Championship Trophy.

by Bailey Spore, Keifer Spore, and Jake Bolger

February 21, 2019

On February 19 the boys indoor track team dominated the 3A State Championship meet, bringing home the first title of this school year. In 2018, the boys squeezed out a one point victory for the state title. This year they didn't have to worry about that, as the team racked up 72.5 points, beating second pla...

Poor track conditions don’t stop boys track team from dominating regional meet: Photo of The Day 2/8/19

Senior Allejah Seraton smokes his competition in the 500 meter run.

by Bailey Spore and Elizabeth Rajnik

February 8, 2019

On February 7, the Maryland 3A West Regional Championship for indoor track and field was held at the 5th Regiment Armory in Baltimore. The Armory, a track often criticized by athletes, made the Regional Championship much more difficult for the competing athletes. Despite the handicap, boys won the meet and...

David Bly brings the pole vault team to new heights

Coach David Bly instructs junior Carter Holsinger during a practice.

by Ethan Hart and Carter Holsinger

January 24, 2019

After 28 years of experience with pole vault, Linganore pole vault coach David Bly is just getting started. Bly, who has coached the pole vault team since 2017, has been a catalyst for a program that previously had not had much success. Since his takeover, Bly and his jumpers have become the backb...

Boys indoor track and field place second at counties; girls place fourth

Senior Joey Felton blows past his competitors to win the 55-meter dash.

by Braden Weinel, Reporter

January 22, 2019

On January 18, The Frederick County indoor track and field championships were held at Hagerstown Community College. The boys team placed second overall, just behind the first place Oakdale Bears. Joey Felton, Carter Holsinger, Colby Bannon, and Michael Belmaggio all dominated in their events to push the Lancers' score higher and higher. Felton placed first...

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