The Lance

Lancers cap off the regular season in dramatic fashion over Urbana to regain the I-70 Trophy

Johan Samayoa and Ben Musselman lineup for the ensuing defensive drive.

by Jason Byrd, Sports Editor

November 6, 2019

As the Lancers force a turnover on downs as Urbana struggled in their final offensive possession, the Lancers regained the I-70 trophy for the 8 consecutive time. The Lancers throughout the game had their share of struggles on offense, having fumbled twice on their first two possessions of the game and...

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...

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...

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...

The game of the year: Linganore vs. Oakdale in a season-defying match

Oakdale vs. Linganore.

by Jason Byrd, Sports Editor

October 5, 2018

Linganore (5-0) and Oakdale (4-0) face off tonight on October 5. Both teams are the top two teams in the county. The Lancers come into the contest with 239 points scored thus far in the season. Meanwhile, Oakdale's Maurio Goings leads the Bears' defense, only allowing 34 points scored on them in 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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