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Lancers fall short in 3A championship to Damascus

Coach Michael Rich talks with the offense going int their next drive.

by Jason Byrd, Sports Editor

December 20, 2019

Coming into a game where they go up against two Clemson commits in Bryan Bresee and Ryan Lithicum, the Lancers knew they were battling against tough odds. Come game time, the Lancers, despite their best efforts, didn't have an answer for the powerhouse in Damascus. One of the biggest factors was the...

Week 8 Pregame Analysis against Tuscarora

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by Jason Byrd, Sports Editor

October 25, 2019

The Lancers will take on Jordan Addison and the Tuscarora Titans (3-4) on October 25 at 7:00 p.m. at home. The Lancers (6-1) are coming off their 5 game-streak ending loss against the Penns Grove Red Devils. Coach Rick Conner plans to re-enforce the need to secure the ball. He said, "If we hold o...

Bears’ offensive standstill allows Lancers to snap their losing streak 30-17

The Lancers offense lines up for their first possession of the game against the Bears.

by Jason Byrd, Sports Editor

October 4, 2019

It's been years since the Lancers bested the powerhouse Oakdale Bears. The Bears' offense has been very explosive and has got the better of the Lancers each time. As of September 28, the Lancers have regained a win at Oakdale. The night began with a rough start for both teams. The Lancers went three...

Ryan Leyh aims to be first man in the Mr. Linganore 2019 competition

Ryan Leyh aims to be first man in the Mr. Linganore 2019 competition

by Bailey Bennett and Elizabeth Rajnik

March 1, 2019

Arguably the first man on the football team, quarterback Ryan Leyh will be portraying humanity’s “first man” Adam in the March 9 competition, “A Night of Firsts.” “My mom actually came up with it,” said Leyh. The Adam character, complete with fig leaves is his strategy. “I thi...

#NationalSigningDay: Quarterback Leyh signs to become Shippensburg Raider

Ryan Leyh signs his National Letter of Intent to play football at Shippensburg University.

by Yesenia Montenegro, Madeline Hull, and Emily McNally

February 14, 2019

When he introduced Ryan Leyh to the crowd, Coach Rick Conner joked, “Ship happens.”  Shippensburg has called, and Leyh has answered. On February 6, Leyh signed his National Letter of Intent to join the Raiders. Conner said,  “We’ve got some shoes to fill.” Leyh was a three-year var...

Lancers vs. Hawks: Season finale and I70 trophy at stake

Hawks vs. Lancers football.

by Jason Byrd, Sports Editor

November 2, 2018

The regular season of Linganore football is winding down--and heating up.  As of right now, the Lancers varsity team is currently 8-1 going into the November 2 game against the 2-7 Urbana Hawks. The momentum going into this game is as intense as it always is:  Playoffs are one week away, and the I70...

Week 7: Linganore gains some swagger back in a 50-6 game against the Kennedy Cavaliers

Scott Hummel leads the way for Johan Samayoa.

by Jason Byrd and Bailey Spore

October 13, 2018

After the devastating loss against Oakdale last week, the Lancers really needed to gain some of their momentum and confidence back. On October 12, they regained some swagger in a game where so many players were able to make huge plays. The Lancers were scored in the first 11 seconds exactly. The opening...

Week 6: Oakdale makes a huge statement against Linganore in a 56-7 rampage

Jackson Ambush and Cole Mitchell tackle Simeon Sabvute for a short gain.

by Jason Byrd, Sports Editor

October 12, 2018

No one could've expected or seen this game ending with this outcome. Oakdale took on Linganore's varsity football for the Lancers' homecoming game. Although this game wasn't the most welcoming game for the Lancers. Oakdale was able to get n the board first after Junior Luke Carey blocked another...

Week 4: Varsity defense leads to a demolition against TJ 57-13

Xander McClure rushed in for a goal line touchdown.

by Jason Byrd, Sports Editor

September 22, 2018

Varsity football completely buried the Patriots from the get-go. The Lancers stated off the game and forced a quick 3 and out. Ryan Leyh and the rest of the offense came out onto the Patriots' 40-yard line. It didn't take much for the offense to start their 50-0 run as wide receiver Joey Felton took...

Week 3: Varisity football triumphs over Owls, 48-7

Linganore and Westminster unite at midfield for a postgame huddle.

by Jason Byrd, Sports Editor

September 17, 2018

As crazy as this game was, there was only one way to cap off the outstanding night the varsity football team was having. With just 45 seconds left on a running, on a 4th down and 5 at the Owls' 33-yard line, a pass that traveled to the 45-ish yard line was tipped into the air as defensive back Ethan Zirkle...

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