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The student news site of Linganore High School

The Lance

The student news site of Linganore High School

The Lance

Ava Taylor signs her National Letter of Intent to play soccer at Palm Beach Atlantic University next fall.

#NationalSigningDay2023: Ava Taylor scores a spot at Palm Atlantic University

by Daniel Apau, Reporter November 14, 2023

On November 8, Ava Taylor signed her National Letter of Intent to continue playing soccer at Palm Atlantic University. Taylor began playing soccer when she was 6, playing for recreational teams like...

Collage of Catherine Bowers playing soccer on her various teams. An assortment of photos taken by Victoria Garofolo and Michell Bowers.

Lancer Spotlight: Bowers juggles several soccer teams and academics

by Brayden Gregory and Marissa DePalma March 26, 2021

Junior Catherine Bowers has a reputation--a reputation for excellence.  Her passion for soccer has grown into a multi-club experience, and she balances academics with seemingly little difficulty. Bowers...

Braden Weinel poses with his family after officially signing to Hood College.

#NationalSigningDay2019: Goalkeeper Braden Weinel signs to Hood Blazers soccer

by Ashley Nash and Jessica Young November 18, 2019

Braden Weinel has been a part of the varsity soccer team for two years and will be continuing his soccer career at Hood College.  He signed his National Letter of Intent on November 13.  According...

Becoming a college athlete is more than meets the eye.

NCAA recruiting: Athletes need to ask themselves tough questions

by Sammie Hoefs, Managing Editor October 31, 2019

One of the hardest pills to swallow is that being a high school athlete, even a very good one, can’t guarantee a spot in the NCAA.  Some college coaches may recruit at a high school game. However,...

Soccer complex construction triggers complex reactions

by Jessica Young and Elizabeth Rajnik September 30, 2019

For many Mt. Airy residents, Bartholows Road is a major artery between the rural 4-county community to the urban heart of Frederick County. The two-lane road is bordered by large neighborhoods and open...

According to a Utah State study, club soccer can cost up to $5,500.

“Pay-to-play” guarantees a mediocre future for American soccer

by William Quansah and Francisco Palacios September 30, 2019

Many youth soccer players who dream of representing the U.S. at the World Cup stage should just hang up their cleats now. It won't happen for them.  The 10-year-old who puts on a Ravens jersey to trick-or-treat...

Robert “Bo” Eskay: Then and Now

Distinguished Graduate 2018: Bo Eskay – from an outstanding player to an oustanding coach

by Sammie Hoefs, Editor November 16, 2018

Class of 1983 graduate Robert Eskay, Jr. is the 2018 Distinguished Graduate honoree in Athletics. In 2003, he helped merge two existing soccer group, Frederick Excel and Frederick United to create FC Frederick...

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