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...

Lancer of the Week: Xander McClure’s shines in second year on varisty football

Xander McClure hustling with the ball

by Kat Taylor, Reporter

December 19, 2019

From being another decent running back to one of the best in Maryland and a huge part of the Lancers' offense, junior running back Xander McClure has taken his game to the next level on the field. McClure's 2,326 rushing yards is just a few hundred shorter than the state record. Although the Lancers lost the state game against the Damascus ...

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...

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 8 Pregame Analysis against Tuscarora

Lancer Media Sports Podcast: Episode 1:

by Jason Byrd, Sports Editor

October 25, 2019

The Lancers will take on Jordan Addison and the Tuscarora Titans (3-4) on October 25 at 7:00 p.m. at home. The Lancers (6-1) are coming off their 5 game-streak ending loss against the Penns Grove Red Devils. Coach Rick Conner plans to re-enforce the need to secure the ball. He said, "If we hold o...

Lancers take a huge fall to the Red Devils to end their perfect record

The Penns Grove Red Devils run the ball leading up to another score.

by Jason Byrd, Sports Editor

October 16, 2019

Going 6-0 was going to be a tough task for the Lancers as they faced state champions in the Penns Grove Red Devils. And although the Lancers in theory could compete with the Red Devils, they were worn down by explosive plays and self-miscues as they fell to 5-1 in a 34-6 loss. The biggest takeaway...

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...

Sports Boosters host stadium clean-up: Photo of the Day 9/9/19

Sport Booster Lori Gardner give players instructions on how the day will run.

by Rachel McCoy, Editor

September 9, 2019

On September 7, the Sports Boosters hosted a fall clean up at the stadium. They welcomed players, coaches and community members to come out and volunteer. To get more people involved, the Sport Boosters served drinks and donuts. Both JV and varsity football teams and some of girls varsity soccer ...

#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...

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