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

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

by Christian Nolan, Sports Editor

November 30, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

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 goal that gave Franklin High School the the 3A State Title in Annapolis on November 29. The Lancers,...

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

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

by Jason Byrd, Sports Editor

September 29, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Sports

"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' best offensive weapon for the last two years. When he left, the Lions couldn't quite fill the...

Week 5: Walkersville pregame with Coach Conner

Week 5: Walkersville pregame with Coach Conner

by Jason Byrd, Sports Editor

September 28, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Sports

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 is still a top team in the 2A division and in Frederick County. Their commander-in-chief Elias...

Week 2: Joey Felton powers varsity football to 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


Filed under Fall 2018, Showcase, Sports

The Yale University football recruit amassed 331 all-purpose yards in the running-clock win over Edgewood

Distinguished Graduates 2017: Arts & Humantities awardee Jason Fraley recognized for journalism accomplishments

Distinguished Graduates 2017: Arts & Humantities awardee Jason Fraley recognized for journalism accomplishments

by Nicholas Stephan and Lauren Hall

December 1, 2017


Filed under Features

Class of 2003's Jason Fraley can name any Oscar nominee or winning film of any year from the 1940’s to the present. During the 2017 Distinguished Graduate assembly, Fraley received the Arts & Humanities award. Fraley works as an entertainment critic for WTOP. Fraley has been a journalist a...

Football perched at top of 3A: road to states looking clear

Football perched at top of 3A: road to states looking clear

by Adam Cooper, Reporter

September 29, 2017


Filed under Fall 2017, Showcase, Sports

Linganore football has demolished the competition for the majority of the season. The varsity team is currently standing at 4-1 after a tough game against Walkersville but they are also top of the 3A in the region. The schools are split into regions based on point system determined by MPSSAA. Septem...

Varsity girls prep for their battle against the Cadets

Varsity girls prep for their battle against the Cadets

by Grace Brooks, Reporter

February 10, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Spring 2017

The Cadets foiled the Lancers in January 50-38. The girls' varsity basketball team will be facing off against the Frederick Cadets for the second time this regular season on Valentine’s Day on our home court. Our girls have been training vigorously to prep for this momentous game. MaxPreps predicts Frederick will win the Maryland Class 3A High School playoffs and they rank number one in the county ...

Varsity football prepares to tackle the tough season ahead

Varsity football prepares to tackle the tough season ahead

by Brandon Cooper, Reporter

September 20, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, Showcase, Sports

The football season did not begin with a win, as the varsity team had hoped.  Their opener was a tough loss against the Tuscarora Titans, 18-7. After week two the team is getting back on track to a winning season. With the pressure of keeping up the tradition of an undefeated regular season, the team...

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