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Star performances propel track and field team to state championship: Photo of the Day 2/7/20

Senior pole vaulter Carter Holsinger gives sophomore pole vaulter Quinn Ruch advice before he attempts to qualify for states

by Keifer Spore, Editor

February 7, 2020

On February 6 the girls and boys track and field teams competed in the 3A West Region Championship held at Prince George’s Sports and Learning Center. Both the boys and girls teams placed second overall with the boys behind South Hagerstown and the girls behind Oxon Hill. Linganore expected and earned o...

Boys and girls track teams compete at Counties: Photo of the day 1/22/20

Samuel Metzner competing in the 500 meter.

by Zack Hunsaker and Elizabeth Rajnik

January 22, 2020

On December 20 the Linganore boys and girls Indoor Track and Field teams competed in the Frederick County Championships at Hagerstown Community College.  The meet was originally supposed to take place on the 18th but due to possible inclement weather, it was rescheduled. Overall, the boys team finished...

Boys and girls track teams successfully adapt to new competition at Western Maryland Winter Classic

Sophomore Mikayla Moxley fights to keep her place in the 800 meter race.

by Elizabeth Rajnik and Adam Liston

January 19, 2020

On Friday, January 10, the boys and girls indoor track and field teams started the new year right with a successful outcome in the Western Maryland Winter Classic track meet held at Hagerstown Community College. The boys team placed first with a total of 93.5 points, and the girls team placed second to...

Indoor track and field teams surprise competition at the Smithsburg Invitational

Senior, Ethan Hart prepares to throw.

by Elizabeth Rajnik, Editor

December 24, 2019

On Friday, December 20, the boys and girls indoor track and field teams competed in the Smithsburg Invitational at Hagerstown Community College. The teams definitely had something to celebrate going into winter break as both the girls and boys team placed third in the meet. The majority of Linganore...

Lancers fall short in 3A championship to Damascus

Coach Michael Rich talks with the offense going int their next drive.

by Jason Byrd, Sports Editor

December 20, 2019

Coming into a game where they go up against two Clemson commits in Bryan Bresee and Ryan Lithicum, the Lancers knew they were battling against tough odds. Come game time, the Lancers, despite their best efforts, didn't have an answer for the powerhouse in Damascus. One of the biggest factors was the...

Lancer of the Week: Xander McClure’s shines in second year on varisty football

Xander McClure hustling with the ball

by Kat Taylor, Reporter

December 19, 2019

From being another decent running back to one of the best in Maryland and a huge part of the Lancers' offense, junior running back Xander McClure has taken his game to the next level on the field. McClure's 2,326 rushing yards is just a few hundred shorter than the state record. Although the Lancers lost the state game against the Damascus ...

Offensive back-and-forth ends with stop from Lancers 35-28 win against the Eagles

by Jason Byrd, Sports Editor

November 27, 2019

In a 4th down and 8 situation from the Lancers 30-yard line, quarterback Teddy Gleaton rolled out toward the North Point Eagle sideline. Johan Samyoa was able to swat the ball out of the receiver's hands, sealing the game for the Lancers. The first half wasn't quite what the Lancers had wanted it...

Lancers cap off the regular season in dramatic fashion over Urbana to regain the I-70 Trophy

Johan Samayoa and Ben Musselman lineup for the ensuing defensive drive.

by Jason Byrd, Sports Editor

November 6, 2019

As the Lancers force a turnover on downs as Urbana struggled in their final offensive possession, the Lancers regained the I-70 trophy for the 8 consecutive time. The Lancers throughout the game had their share of struggles on offense, having fumbled twice on their first two possessions of the game and...

Lancers gain back some momentum in their 54-15 win against the Titans

Quarterback TImmy Conner throws a pass to tight end Matt Schiller.

by Jason Byrd, Sports Editor

October 31, 2019

Yet another huge performance on the ground for the Lancers. Xander McClure going off for 249 rushing yards on 20 carries, 3 touchdowns, one of those touchdowns comes from a 88-yard kick off return coming out of halftime. Not only McClure, but Joey Bruscia, Brady Domroe, and Nick Hayslett each scored...

Bears’ offensive standstill allows Lancers to snap their losing streak 30-17

The Lancers offense lines up for their first possession of the game against the Bears.

by Jason Byrd, Sports Editor

October 4, 2019

It's been years since the Lancers bested the powerhouse Oakdale Bears. The Bears' offense has been very explosive and has got the better of the Lancers each time. As of September 28, the Lancers have regained a win at Oakdale. The night began with a rough start for both teams. The Lancers went three...

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