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 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...

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...

Promposal Pandemonium: I’ll be there for you… at Prom

Matthew Schiller and Clare Beiter pose with their

by Ashley Martin, Editor

May 8, 2019

On April 25th, 2019, Matt Schiller surprised Clare Beiter with a "Friends" themed poster that said, "The one where we go to prom." Schiller collaborated with Shay Arneson on creating the poster. They both thought it would be a great idea to do a Friends themed idea because that is Beiter's favorite...

National Honor Society inducts 70 new members: Photo of the Day 11/14/2018

NHS officers wait to speak. From the left: Caroline Etherton, Kaley Henyon, Shelby Tkacik, Savannah Sitler, Emily Wolfe, and Jane Quackenbush.

by Haley Enders, Reporter

November 14, 2018

The National Honor Society Induction Ceremony took place on November 13. The hallway was crowded with inductees at around 6:30 p.m., lined up and ready to get their pictures taken on the main staircase. The ceremony began with an opening message from Mrs. Durann Ecalono, co-adviser for NHS. The NHS o...

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 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...

Homecoming 2018: Parade marches through New Market

Freshman prince and princess Daniel Etherton and Lindsey Bruscia ride in style with FCPS bus drive Jeff Maley and his red car.

by Jason Byrd, Sports Editor

October 5, 2018

On September 29, Linganore held their annual homecoming parade, featuring floats from each class, homecoming royalty, the marching band, and more. The GSA marched with a banner representing their club. They handed out lollipops to onlookers. A few members such as Shelby Tlacik, Colleen Avila, and...

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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