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

Jackson Ambush poses with parents after signing his National Letter of Intent to 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 6 sacks during his career. “Jackson’s a physical, hard-nosed inside linebacker. He may n...

Road to States Podcast: Lancer football ready to make second state appearance

Varsity Football seniors win the Semi-Finals and are heading to their second State Championship

by Christian Nolan and Jason Bryd

November 27, 2018

Jason Byrd and Christian Nolan recap the exciting football season as the Lancers prepare to compete for the state title at the Navy Stadium in Annapolis on Thursday, November 29 at 7:00 p.m.     Jason - To those that are listening welcome to The Road to States podcast, I'm Jason ...

Week 9 Win against Tuscarora: Butler gets hat trick touchdowns

Running back Johan Samayoa runs down the Linganore sideline on huge run.

by Jason Byrd, Sports Editor

October 28, 2018

After their 32-0 win against the Middletown Knights, Linganore and Tuscarora battled it out on a Saturday night game after the game was postponed due to rain. The Lancers came out with an explosive start, to say the least and kept up the momentum to a 46-7 win. The Titans got the ball at their own 5...

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

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

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

Kirkland joins tribe after teaching in Japan

Kirkland helps students during class.

by Lily Weaver and Catie Jo Tansey

September 27, 2018

New teacher Randi Kirkland joins our tribe for one semester teaching English 12. Before Kirkland came to Linganore, she taught in Japan for five years for the Department of Defense. Her husband was active in the military, so their family has moved six times in the past 12 years. Her family has lived ...

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...

Week 1: Linganore plows through Archbishop Curley, 45-7

Linganore Varsity football prepares before the game with a run through of their plays.

by Jason Byrd, Sports Editor

September 2, 2018

On August 31 and September 1, because of heavy rain and lightning, the football season opener was a two-day manslaughter against Archbishop Curley. Quarterback Ryan Leyh, threw an interception with a total of 151 yards and two touchdowns, along with 57 rushing yards and a rushing touchdown. Wide receiver...

Byrd talks 1-on-1 with Coach Conner and Lineman Scott Hummel

Linganore vs. Archbishop Curley

by Jason Byrd, Reporter

August 31, 2018

Preparing for the regular season opener on August 31 is an electrifying moment for all involved. The first game against Archbishop Curley High School, Coach Conner noted what needed to happen in order to start the season strong. "They [Archbishop] are very good, they have an outstanding quarterback...

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