The Lance

Juice Wrld’s rise to fame begins and ends with addiction

Juice Wrld's rise to fame begins and ends with addiction

by Zack Hunsaker and Evan Gobien

January 6, 2020

Jared Higgins also known as Juice Wrld was born in Chicago, Illinois in 1998 and raised by his single mother, who was very religious and forbade him from listening to hip hop. The world was shocked when Juice Wrld died early Sunday, December 8, after experiencing a seizure in Chicago’s Midway Internat...

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...

Offensive back-and-forth ends with stop from Lancers 35-28 win against the Eagles

by Jason Byrd, Sports Editor

November 27, 2019

In a 4th down and 8 situation from the Lancers 30-yard line, quarterback Teddy Gleaton rolled out toward the North Point Eagle sideline. Johan Samyoa was able to swat the ball out of the receiver's hands, sealing the game for the Lancers. The first half wasn't quite what the Lancers had wanted it...

Week 5: Lancers sweep over the Lions in 17-0 homecoming victory

Week 5: Lancers sweep over the Lions in 17-0 homecoming victory

by Jason Byrd, Ashley Nash, and Francisco Palacios

October 9, 2019

As the Lancers celebrated another year of homecoming, the game leading up to the dance was much more cheerful and exciting for Lancer fans this year. Last year, the homecoming game was a dismal defeat by the Oakdale Bears, who won 56-7. However, on October 4, the Lancers would shutout the Walkersville...

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...

Football team places third in 7 on 7 tournament: Photo of the day 6/3/19

The team poses for a picture after placing third place in the tournament.

by Bailey Spore, Editor

June 3, 2019

On May 2, the football team traveled to St. Paul's High School to play in the Baltimore Ravens 7 on 7 Tournament. For the eighth consecutive year, The Ravens hosted the 7 on 7 Football Tournament, presented by Under Armour. The tournament served as a summer primer for 72 high school aged teams from ...

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 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...

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