The Lance

Students bitmojis capture the different sports that will occur across the 6-week seasons.

Shorter sports seasons: Worth the effort–or total bust?

by Leah Bolger and Jamie Donohue March 1, 2021

On a September night, hundreds of fans sit in the bleachers of the stadium. The air is warm and smells of hot dogs, soft pretzels, and team spirit. As the game begins, players and fans are excited to scream...

Xander McClure celebrates with the crowd and his team after scoring a touchdown.

McClure runs over the Lions 35-7 in Week 1 of the football season

by Jason Byrd, Sports Editor September 10, 2019

After losing 21 seniors for the upcoming season, Coach Rick Conner and the football team had some readjusting to do. For most teams, their season would be terrible if they lost players from last year like...

Senior Quarterback Nathaniel Musselman (7) awaits the snap at the line of scrimmage.

Getting ready for sports over summer

True AP: All athletes are encouraged to participate in True AP over the summer to keep in shape. The summer program focuses on speed and agility training. It’s a morning workout session from 9:00-10:15...

The Beekey family is all smiles after Matthew signs to Stonehill.

#NationalSigningDay: Beekey becomes new Warrior at Stonehill College

by Ashley Martin and Leah Bolger February 15, 2019

On February 6, Matthew Beekey signed to play football at Stonehill College. Beekey has been playing for the varsity team for two years, coached by Rick Conner after Beekey transferred from Clarksburg High...

Jackson Ambush poses with parents after signing his National Letter of Intent to AU

#NationalSigningDay: Damien the Great Dane welcomes Ambush to football AU

by Emily Watson, Grace Corbitt, and Emily Love February 14, 2019

On February 6, Jackson Ambush signed his National Letter of Intent to play at University at Albany. UA is NCAA Division I Football. Jackson plays middle linebacker and has complied 110 tackles along with...

Tre Brisoe signs his National Letter of Intent

#NationalSigningDay: Tre Briscoe will play football at Shepherd

by Alexis Fowler and Ashley Baker February 14, 2019

On February 6, varsity lineman Tre Briscoe signed his National Letter of Intent to play Division II football at Shepherd University.  Briscoe has been playing football for nine years and has been on...

Cole Mitchell and Nick Vance warming up with some defensive line drills.

Varsity football loses to Franklin 17-14 in last two seconds

by Christian Nolan, Sports Editor November 30, 2018

There was no doubt that the varsity football was destined to win the State Championship this year. It came as a great surprise to fans and reporters when the Lancers fell short 17-14 in a last second field...

Will Coletti returns a punt to set up the Lancers with good field position.

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

by Jason Byrd, Sports Editor September 29, 2018

"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'...

Walkersville vs. Linganore

Week 5: Walkersville pregame with Coach Conner

by Jason Byrd, Sports Editor September 28, 2018

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...

Senior receiver Joey Felton went for 331 all-purpose yards and two touchdowns Saturday afternoon in Linganores 54-18 win over Edgewood.

Week 2: Joey Felton powers varsity football to 54-18 win over Edgewood

by Kyle McFadden, Alumni Contributor September 9, 2018
The Yale University football recruit amassed 331 all-purpose yards in the running-clock win over Edgewood
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