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Is that #27 on the football field and . . .in the marching band?

Is that #27 on the football field and . . .in the marching band?

by Braden Weinel, Managing editor

October 10, 2019

Look out onto the field during the marching band performance, and it's a sea of matching black and red with tall plumed hats. Except the marimba player in the front row of the percussion ensemble. He is wearing football pads and a number 27 jersey. Being both musically talented and athletically gifte...

Week 2: Joey Felton powers varsity football to 54-18 win over Edgewood

Week 2: Joey Felton powers varsity football to 54-18 win over Edgewood

by Kyle McFadden, Alumni Contributor

September 9, 2018

The Yale University football recruit amassed 331 all-purpose yards in the running-clock win over Edgewood

Girls basketball bounces back from first half of season

Girls basketball bounces back from first half of season

by Grace Brooks and Nicole Escalante

January 23, 2018

Girls varsity basketball is heading into the second half of their season with a record of 9-3, with losses to Frederick and McDonogh. The first half of the season has caused the team to reflect. The team took the beginning half of the season to blend each player’s personal skills and talents together to make a more cohesive group. Every playe...

Football loses a hard fought game to Walkersville: Photo of the Day 9/28/17

Football loses a hard fought game to Walkersville: Photo of the Day 9/28/17

by Katie Gallagher, Reporter

September 29, 2017

On September 28th, Linganore varsity boys football did not prevail over the Walkersville Lions in the Frederick County face off. The Lions were well ahead the entire game and ended with a score of 40-10.  Linganore and Walkersville went into the match with with undefeated records and a lot of local hype. (Walkersville, now 5-0 and Linganore, 4-...

Wade Stieren officially signs to Clarion University football

Wade Stieren officially signs to Clarion University football

by Hugh Norko, Editor

February 10, 2016

Attracted to Clarion for its biology department, the major he wants to study, and the warm welcome he received from the other players and the coaching staff, Free safety #3 Wade Stieren made a commitment on February 3rd to play football for the Golden Eagles. Stieren likes the friendliness of the environment and the support of coaching staff. ...

Justin Knotts continues his football career at Holy Cross

Justin Knotts continues his football career at Holy Cross

by Grant Kastel, Reporter

February 8, 2016

On February 3 Justin Knotts signed his National Letter of Intent.  Knotts, who has been an athlete since he was six years old, now gets to play for a collegiate football team, The College of Holy Cross. The signing was bittersweet to Knotts. He is sad to leave behind the strong bond he has with his high school...

Hill signs to play soccer at Coastal Carolina University

Hill signs to play soccer at Coastal Carolina University

by Grace Weaver and Avery Apau

February 8, 2016

On February 3rd, 2016 twelve athletes signed their official National Letters of Intent to play their sport of choice. Montanna Hill, striker, was one of these talented athletes to sign. She chose to sign to Coastal Carolina University to play soccer. Throughout Hill’s career, she has scored 65 ...

Twelve sign to college athletics: three to play for West Point” Photo of the Day 2/4/2016

Twelve sign to college athletics: three to play for West Point” Photo of the Day 2/4/2016

by Olivia DuBro, Editor-In-Chief

February 4, 2016

On February 4, families, students, teachers, coaches and players gathered in the main gym to watch 12 seniors commit to the athletic programs at colleges around the country.  On National Signing Day, high school athletes officially make an agreement between themselves and the colleges.  Dante Butler,...

Coach Rick Conner, Journey to the Hall of Fame

Coach Rick Conner, Journey to the Hall of Fame

by Kyle McFadden, Sports Editor

February 19, 2014

Great NFL coaches: Bill Walsh, the great Vince Lombardi. College coaches? Nick Saban comes to mind. Think of a great Maryland high school football coach, you think of Rick Conner. Fresh off a state championship run that fell short in a loss to Franklin in the 3A state finals, coach Conner has been...

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