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Rachel McCoy’s Lancers of 2018

Rachel McCoy’s Lancers of 2018

by Rachel McCoy, Reporter

December 19, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Showcase, Top 10 of 2018

We are proud of every Lancer's accomplishments.  The Lance reviewed our biggest stories of 2018 and is highlighting some individual achievements. These students showed Lancer pride though everything they did in 2018. Bridget Murphy- Best of SNO winner Her Best of SNO article propelled her into her coll...

Varsity football loses to Franklin 17-14 in last two seconds

Varsity football loses to Franklin 17-14 in last two seconds

by Christian Nolan, Sports Editor

November 30, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

There was no doubt that the varsity football was destined to win the State Championship this year. It came as a great surprise to fans and reporters when the Lancers fell short 17-14 in a last second field goal that gave Franklin High School the the 3A State Title in Annapolis on November 29. The Lancers,...

Week 9 Win against Tuscarora: Butler gets hat trick touchdowns

Week 9 Win against Tuscarora: Butler gets hat trick touchdowns

by Jason Byrd, Sports Editor

October 28, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Sports

After their 32-0 win against the Middletown Knights, Linganore and Tuscarora battled it out on a Saturday night game after the game was postponed due to rain. The Lancers came out with an explosive start, to say the least and kept up the momentum to a 46-7 win. The Titans got the ball at their own 5...

Week 7: Linganore gains some swagger back in a 50-6 game against the Kennedy Cavaliers

Week 7: Linganore gains some swagger back in a 50-6 game against the Kennedy Cavaliers

by Jason Byrd and Bailey Spore

October 13, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Sports

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

Week 6: Oakdale makes a huge statement against Linganore in a 56-7 rampage

by Jason Byrd, Sports Editor

October 12, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Sports

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...

Seniors bring home the spirit stick at the 2018 homecoming pep rally

Seniors bring home the spirit stick at the 2018 homecoming pep rally

by William Quansah, Reporter

October 8, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Homecoming 2018, Showcase

On October 5, students filed into the gymnasium for the annual homecoming pep rally. Lancer pride was displayed as athletics, teams, and classes were celebrated along with special performances by the school cheerleaders, pom and dance team, and band. The princes, princesses, and nominees for king and queen...

The game of the year: Linganore vs. Oakdale in a season-defying match

The game of the year: Linganore vs. Oakdale in a season-defying match

by Jason Byrd, Sports Editor

October 5, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Sports

Linganore (5-0) and Oakdale (4-0) face off tonight on October 5. Both teams are the top two teams in the county. The Lancers come into the contest with 239 points scored thus far in the season. Meanwhile, Oakdale's Maurio Goings leads the Bears' defense, only allowing 34 points scored on them in the...

Week 5: Varsity football pulls off a surprising shutout against Lions 35-0

Week 5: Varsity football pulls off a surprising shutout against Lions 35-0

by Jason Byrd, Sports Editor

September 29, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Sports

"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...

Week 4: Varsity defense leads to a demolition against TJ 57-13

Week 4: Varsity defense leads to a demolition against TJ 57-13

by Jason Byrd, Sports Editor

September 22, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Showcase, Sports

Varsity football completely buried the Patriots from the get-go. The Lancers stated off the game and forced a quick 3 and out. Ryan Leyh and the rest of the offense came out onto the Patriots' 40-yard line. It didn't take much for the offense to start their 50-0 run as wide receiver Joey Felton took...

Week 3: Varisity football triumphs over Owls, 48-7

Week 3: Varisity football triumphs over Owls,  48-7

by Jason Byrd, Sports Editor

September 17, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Showcase, Sports

As crazy as this game was, there was only one way to cap off the outstanding night the varsity football team was having. With just 45 seconds left on a running, on a 4th down and 5 at the Owls' 33-yard line, a pass that traveled to the 45-ish yard line was tipped into the air as defensive back Ethan Zirkle...

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