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Shortage of athletes works as a barrier for track team in JV County Championships: Photo of the day 5/11/19

Shortage of athletes works as a barrier for track team in JV County Championships: Photo of the day 5/11/19

by Bailey Spore, Editor

May 11, 2019


Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase, Spring 2019

May 9 was the final meet of the season for junior varsity track athletes. The JV Frederick County Championship was held at Urbana High School. Although they brought a group of very talented athletes with them, Linganore placed 5th out of 8 teams, scoring only 43 points. Oakdale won the meet, racking up ...

Greene hosts robotics presentation for Team 686: Photo of the day 5/10/19

Greene hosts robotics presentation for Team 686: Photo of the day 5/10/19

by Julie Walker, Managing Editor

May 10, 2019


Filed under Photo of the Day

On May 6, 2019, Mr. Patrick Greene's Principals of Engineering class observed a presentation from the robotics team. Frederick County's Team 686 consists of Brynn Kerney, John Grimes, Peter Kurupus, and J.D. Murtagh, as well as students from Walkersville and Oakdale.  In 1989, when Team 686 was founde...

Hampton Herons? New elementary school needs a fitting name

Hampton Herons? New elementary school needs a fitting name

by Julie Walker, Managing Editor

May 1, 2019


Filed under Features, News

Frederick County's Board of Education revealed the new architectural designs for the new elementary school that will be added to the community by 2022, taking its new home in the neighborhood of Hamptons West in Lake Linganore. A new elementary school for the Oakdale district would not only relieve the overcrowding...

Boys track and field places second, aggravated by the heat: Photo of the Day 3/31/19

Boys track and field places second, aggravated by the heat: Photo of the Day 3/31/19

by Keifer Spore, Reporter

March 31, 2019


Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase

On March 30 the boys varsity track team had a meet at Gov. Thomas Johnson High School. Linganore finished 22 points behind Oakdale, putting them in second. The weather conditions at the meet weren't the best. The temperature rose to 76 degrees. Contrary to what spectators would expect, the athletes didn't enjo...

News for January 24

by Lancer Media

January 24, 2019


Filed under Daily Announcements, Fall 2018

Until the end of this week Linganore will be holding a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. If you have any spare change you would like to donate your prep teacher will have an envelope to collect all donations. Tonight the girls basketball teams will be playing against Oakdale at Oakdale....

Will Cioffi leads cheer at Bull Run Invitational: Photo of the Day 9/24/18

Will Cioffi leads cheer at Bull Run Invitational: Photo of the Day 9/24/18

by Carson Buck, Reporter

September 24, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Photo of the Day, Showcase

On September 22, the boys varsity cross country team took part in the 2018 Bull Run Invitational at Hereford HIgh School. Linganore recorded an 8th place finish with a score of 251 points and a 6th place finish from senior Michael Belmaggio (16:31). The team ran into problems early with senior Ben ...

News for September 17

by Lancer Media

September 17, 2018


Filed under Daily Announcements, Fall 2018

The forty-fifth annual linganore community show begins on september 30th. Everyone is welcome to participate in this event that will showcase our communities best photography, baking, gardening, and more. This event will also have various games to participate in and plenty of food to enjoy. For more info...

Boys’ varsity basketball squeezes past Oakdale Bears: Photo of the Day 12/19/17

Boys’ varsity basketball squeezes past Oakdale Bears: Photo of the Day 12/19/17

by Jacob Bolger, Editor

December 20, 2017


Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase

On December 19, the Boys' Varsity Basketball team took on the Oakdale Bears in one of the most highly anticipated games of the season. LHS edged out 69-65,  and the team played incredibly well. Throughout the entire game, the team fought hard and played with unity, and although the Bears were of...

Volleyball sets up for successful season

Volleyball sets up for successful season

by Grace Corbitt, Reporter

October 3, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Varsity volleyball had a win against  North Hagerstown on September 19th. Prior to the North Hagerstown game, varsity player, Reagan Walsh anticipated a close match, "North Hagerstown is a tough team and it's going to be an exciting game." Varsity was able to win three out of the five sets. ...

This is not a drill: The evolution of school violence and shootings

This is not a drill: The evolution of school violence and shootings

by Ethan Hart, Reporter

April 24, 2017


Filed under News

Four months ago, I sat in the middle of the lunchroom, going through my Twitter and Snapchat. Suddenly, a friend of mine from Oakdale High School frantically texted me, “Someone’s about to shoot up our school.” Worriedly, I asked what was happening. She responded to me, “I left. My mom took m...

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