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Boys & girls cross country celebrate winning season

Linganore boys team poses together after 3A state meet.

by Carson Buck, Editor

December 3, 2019

For the first time in three years, both the boys and girls teams won 3A West regional crowns. The boys team, lead by Carson Buck and Cole Williamson, won 3A West Regionals with a score of 62 points, beating out rival Tuscarora, who scored 79 points. During the preseason, Tuscarora was the favorite to w...

Boys track and field falls short at state championship: Photo of the Day 5/28/19

Carter Holsinger wins his fourth state pole vault title.

by Keifer Spore, Reporter

May 28, 2019

Saturday, May 25 the Boys Track and Field Team competed in the state championship meet at Morgan State University. The boys didn't win this season but came close, placing fourth overall with 39.5 points. Huntingtown High School won with 58 points. The meet was held over a span of two very hot days, which took a toll on many athlete...

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...

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

Ben Dill passes competition during the 800 meter race

by Keifer Spore, Reporter

March 31, 2019

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...

Boys indoor track repeats, takes home first state championship of the school year

The boys jump in joy after receiving the 3A State Championship Trophy.

by Bailey Spore, Keifer Spore, and Jake Bolger

February 21, 2019

On February 19 the boys indoor track team dominated the 3A State Championship meet, bringing home the first title of this school year. In 2018, the boys squeezed out a one point victory for the state title. This year they didn't have to worry about that, as the team racked up 72.5 points, beating second pla...

Indoor track and field participates in their first meet

Morgan Mathews prepares to throw the shot put.

by Ethan Hart and Carson Buck

December 10, 2018

On Saturday, December 8, the indoor track and field team participated in the Terry Baker Invitational at Hagerstown Community College. The boys placed 11th out of 18 participating teams, despite not sending all of their varsity athletes. The girls placed 8th out of 16 participating teams. Boys R...

Boys indoor track and field looks to defend their 3A state title: Photo of the Day 11/20/18

Senior Allejah Seraton performs his workout.

by William Quansah, Reporter

November 21, 2018

On November 19, boys indoor track and field began their first full week of training for the 2018-2019 winter season. Last year’s 2018 3A State Champions are looking to repeat, with runners coming off winning the cross country CMC Championship and  a second place finish in the cross country 3A State Champio...

Belmaggio’s victory and boys cross country efforts undermined by Centennial: Photo of The Day 11/10/18

Lancer cross country pose with their medals after a 2nd place finish at the state meet.

by Carson Buck, Reporter

November 13, 2018

On November 10, the boys cross country team went into the state meet with high expectations, having previously won counties and the CMC championships. According to a MileSplit MD poll, the Lancers were favored going into the meet to take the state title, but, the team took silver, overshadowed by Ce...

Cross Country boys and girls place high in Frederick County Championships

Julia Follis and Kelly Safsten run past the 2 mile marker.

by Emily Webb, Editor

October 29, 2018

On October 25, the cross country teams competed in the Frederick County Championships held at Governor Thomas Johnson High School. The 5K race was the second out of four championship races. The girls team placed 4th and the boys team placed 2nd. The girls did well, having three of their seven vars...

Boys cross country on road to second state title

Micheal Belmaggio, Ben Dill, Carson Buck, Jack Sears, Will Cioffi and Bryce Witmer huddle together before race at Seahawk Invitational.

by Carson Buck, Reporter

October 4, 2018

The month of September was exciting for boys cross country; they had a victory in the Rebel Invitational and a 14th place finish in an elite race at the Carlisle Invitational. Rebel Invitational  The 2018 cross country season started off with a win at the Rebel Invitational against rivals Walt Whitman...

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