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On the way to Wingate University: Tristan Drenner becomes a bulldog

On the way to Wingate University: Tristan Drenner becomes a bulldog

by Greyston Harding and Beau Cameron

November 16, 2017


Filed under Fall 2017, Showcase, Signing Day 2017

On November 8th, Tristan Drenner signed his national Letter of Intent to Wingate University’s lacrosse team after graduation. Drenner has been playing lacrosse for eight years as defense. His biggest inspirations are his parents and his teammates. Academically, Drenner isn’t too worried becaus...

Jessica Mitchell chooses a basketball future as a Seahawk

Jessica Mitchell chooses a basketball future as a Seahawk

by Katie Gallagher, Reporter

November 15, 2017


Filed under Fall 2017, Showcase, Signing Day 2017

Jessica Mitchell, a power forward, has been a varsity basketball player for four years. On November 8, Mitchell signed her National Letter of Intent to play Division 1 basketball at University of North Carolina, Wilmington. In 2016, Mitchell was named to The Frederick News-Post’s All-County first...

Lily McCoy commits to swim for UMBC Retrievers

Lily McCoy commits to swim for UMBC Retrievers

by Jason Byrd, Reporter

November 15, 2017


Filed under Fall 2017, Showcase, Signing Day 2017

On November 8, Lily McCoy officially signed her National Letter of Intent, to swim at the University of Maryland Baltimore County 2018-2019. McCoy is planning to major in biology and to pursue a career as an orthodontist. McCoy said UMBC is the best fit for her because “I liked the swim team’s atmosphere....

Natalie Kucsan commits to swim for Louisiana State University

Natalie Kucsan commits to swim for Louisiana State University

by Yesenia Montenegro and Lindsey Russo

November 14, 2017


Filed under Fall 2017, Showcase, Signing Day 2017

On November 8, 2017, Natalie Kucsan officially committed  to swim for Louisiana State University. She signed her National Letter of Intent on National Signing Day along with 10 other Linganore athletes. Kucsan was approached by several other colleges as well, including the University of Kentuck...

Adriana D’Amore commits to UMBC girl’s lacrosse

Adriana D’Amore commits to UMBC girl’s lacrosse

by Hannah Haught and Renata Farrell

November 13, 2017


Filed under Fall 2017, Showcase, Signing Day 2017

During the Fall 2017 signing day, girl’s lacrosse team member, Adriana D’Amore signed her National Letter of Intent to play at University of Maryland, Baltimore County. D’Amore will be heading to the Division 1 school to continue on in her tenth year of playing lacrosse.  The Retrievers w...

Anna Smarrelli signs to play field hockey at Appalachian State University

Anna Smarrelli signs to play field hockey at Appalachian State University

by Kaycee Morris and Grace Corbitt

November 13, 2017


Filed under Fall 2017, Showcase, Signing Day 2017

On October 8, senior Anna Smarrelli signed a National Letter of Intent to continue playing field hockey at Appalachian State University in North Carolina. She earned a scholarship to play Division 1. Smarrelli has played on varsity for four years. She had 10 goals and 4 assists this season that helpe...

Erick Stutz signs to play lacrosse for Wheeling Jesuit University

Erick Stutz signs to play lacrosse for Wheeling Jesuit University

by Nicholas Stephan, Tommy Moyer, Bailey Davis, and Jacob Bolger

November 13, 2017


Filed under Fall 2017, Showcase, Sports

On November 8, Erick Stutz signed his National Letter of Intent to play lacrosse at Wheeling Jesuit University. Stutz faced a whirlwind journey to get where he is today, having to endure changes of position and several teams. In eighth grade, he played short stick midfielder. Then Stutz played long st...

Rebounding from injury, Cailyn Barthlow commits to Hood College for softball

Rebounding from injury, Cailyn Barthlow commits to Hood College for softball

by Emily Webb, Reporter

November 9, 2017


Filed under Fall 2017, Showcase, Signing Day 2017

On November 8th, Cailyn Barthlow officially signed the National Letter of Intent to play softball at Hood College in Maryland. During her four years at Linganore, she has played varsity volleyball, basketball, and softball. In addition to playing on multiple high school teams, she is also a membe...

Sprinter Paige Badostain signs to run for Stevenson

Sprinter Paige Badostain signs to run for Stevenson

by Christian Nolan and Matthew Gelhard

February 3, 2017


Filed under Sports, Spring 2017

Signing Day is the beginning of every young athlete's career. It’s the beginning of a new journey, taking part in college athletics and education. These selected individuals are committing to a college of their choice and signing their National Letter of Intent. With Only 4% of high school students th...

Miranda Timberlake signs to play soccer at Nazareth College

Miranda Timberlake signs to play soccer at Nazareth College

by Mallory Maher, Reporter

February 3, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Spring 2017

 Since she was four years old, Miranda Timberlake has been in love with one sport. Soccer. On February 4, 2017, Timberlake took her first step towards her collegiate soccer career and signed her letter of intent to Nazareth College, who finished their last season 15-4-2. During this past soccer s...

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