The Lance

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...

Another huge fourth down stop sends Lancers to States

Cornerback Johan Samayoa lines up for the next defensive play against Mervo.

by Jason Byrd, Sports Editor

December 5, 2019

Against the North Point Eagles, it was a 4th down and 8 at the Lancers' 35. An out route was thrown and Johan Samayoa broke up the pass to win the state quarterfinals. In the state semifinals, that instinct kicked in for the defense. Realizing that they needed a stop, the Lancers forced the Mustangs...

Lancers gain back some momentum in their 54-15 win against the Titans

Quarterback TImmy Conner throws a pass to tight end Matt Schiller.

by Jason Byrd, Sports Editor

October 31, 2019

Yet another huge performance on the ground for the Lancers. Xander McClure going off for 249 rushing yards on 20 carries, 3 touchdowns, one of those touchdowns comes from a 88-yard kick off return coming out of halftime. Not only McClure, but Joey Bruscia, Brady Domroe, and Nick Hayslett each scored...

Week 3: Lancers pull out a final minute 28-21 win in Middletown

Xander McClure celebrates his 85-yard touchdown run to increase the Lancers lead.

by Jason Byrd, Sports Editor

September 23, 2019

After the Knights quarterback Reese Poffenbarger led the Knights down to tie the game up 21-21, the Lancers got the ball with 1:41 remaining in the game. Two big gains by running back Brady Domroe set the Lancers up at the Knights' own 44 yard line. On second down and 6, Joey Bruscia took the snap, pump...

Defense forces a change in pace in the Lancers 31-0 victory over Westminster

The Lancers' defense lines up just before the Owls hike the ball.

by Jason Byrd, Sports Editor

September 14, 2019

Even with the Lancers scoring 31 points, this game was slowed down more than usual for a Lancer team that feeds off of momentum and a hurry-up offense. On September 13, the Lancers played their first home game against the Westminster Owls. Both defenses started the game playing well after the score...

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

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

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 Ryan Leyh, Joey Felton, and more. But Linganore has proven to come back to compete just as much...

#NationalSigningDay: Beekey becomes new Warrior at Stonehill College

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

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 School. Stonehill College has a Division II football program located in Easton, Massachusetts. T...

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 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...

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...

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