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Boys and girls track teams compete at Counties: Photo of the day 1/22/20

Samuel Metzner competing in the 500 meter.

by Zack Hunsaker and Elizabeth Rajnik

January 22, 2020

On December 20 the Linganore boys and girls Indoor Track and Field teams competed in the Frederick County Championships at Hagerstown Community College.  The meet was originally supposed to take place on the 18th but due to possible inclement weather, it was rescheduled. Overall, the boys team finished...

Boys and girls track teams successfully adapt to new competition at Western Maryland Winter Classic

Sophomore Mikayla Moxley fights to keep her place in the 800 meter race.

by Elizabeth Rajnik and Adam Liston

January 19, 2020

On Friday, January 10, the boys and girls indoor track and field teams started the new year right with a successful outcome in the Western Maryland Winter Classic track meet held at Hagerstown Community College. The boys team placed first with a total of 93.5 points, and the girls team placed second to...

Indoor track and field teams surprise competition at the Smithsburg Invitational

Senior, Ethan Hart prepares to throw.

by Elizabeth Rajnik, Editor

December 24, 2019

On Friday, December 20, the boys and girls indoor track and field teams competed in the Smithsburg Invitational at Hagerstown Community College. The teams definitely had something to celebrate going into winter break as both the girls and boys team placed third in the meet. The majority of Linganore...

Freshman runners propel girl’s track and field team to place 7th in the Maryland 3A State Championship

The 4x400 relay team celebrate after a successful race!

by Elizabeth Rajnik, Reporter

June 14, 2019

On May 24 and 25, the girls track and field team competed at the Maryland 3A State Championship at Morgan State University. The two day meet proved to be very successful for the Lady Lancers as they placed 7th out of 45 teams with 36 points, the best result they’ve had in many years. Frederick Hig...

Boys and girls track swamp the competition at the Gator Invitational: Photo of the Day 5/1/19

Freshman, Mikayla Moxley, passes the baton to freshman, Gemma Davies, in the 4x400 relay.

by Elizabeth Rajnik, Reporter

May 1, 2019

On Saturday April 27, the boys and girls track and field teams competed at the Gator Invitational held at Reservoir High School in Columbia, MD. Despite the windy and chilly weather conditions, the boys team managed to place second in the meet with 50 points, coming right behind Huntingtown High Scho...

Poor track conditions don’t stop boys track team from dominating regional meet: Photo of The Day 2/8/19

Senior Allejah Seraton smokes his competition in the 500 meter run.

by Bailey Spore and Elizabeth Rajnik

February 8, 2019

On February 7, the Maryland 3A West Regional Championship for indoor track and field was held at the 5th Regiment Armory in Baltimore. The Armory, a track often criticized by athletes, made the Regional Championship much more difficult for the competing athletes. Despite the handicap, boys won the meet and...

David Bly brings the pole vault team to new heights

Coach David Bly instructs junior Carter Holsinger during a practice.

by Ethan Hart and Carter Holsinger

January 24, 2019

After 28 years of experience with pole vault, Linganore pole vault coach David Bly is just getting started. Bly, who has coached the pole vault team since 2017, has been a catalyst for a program that previously had not had much success. Since his takeover, Bly and his jumpers have become the backb...

Boys indoor track and field place second at counties; girls place fourth

Senior Joey Felton blows past his competitors to win the 55-meter dash.

by Braden Weinel, Reporter

January 22, 2019

On January 18, The Frederick County indoor track and field championships were held at Hagerstown Community College. The boys team placed second overall, just behind the first place Oakdale Bears. Joey Felton, Carter Holsinger, Colby Bannon, and Michael Belmaggio all dominated in their events to push the Lancers' score higher and higher. Felton placed first...

Give the gift of life for an endangered animal

Students voted on which animal they wanted to adopt.

by Grace Gaydosh, Managing Editor

December 18, 2018

On December 7, senior Emily Sedgwick presented a PowerPoint  on adopting an endangered animal in Mrs. Samira Diggs' AP Psych class. Sedgwick was inspired to take action after learning these animals are close to extinction. According to Psychology Today, humans have an unconscious connection wi...

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