Author Archive for Jennifer Beekman

Quince Orchard Wrestling’s Comeback Kids

Three years ago, during his freshman football season at Thomas S. Wootton High School, current Quince Orchard senior Alec Falconer suffered a season-ending anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear in his knee that also forced him to sit out the entire…

NW Wrestling Finds Identity

Every wrestler who steps onto the mat for a match intends to win. But there is a drastic difference between wrestling to win and wrestling not to lose. The former, requires athletes to take risks and stay on the offensive,…

2016-17 Indoor Track and Field Previews

Northwest Boys: The three-time defending state champion Jaguars are in a similar position to the start of last winter. Many might wonder how well Northwest will be able to recover from the graduation of major scorers, such as sprinter/hurdler/jumper Shyheim…

2016-17 Wrestling Previews

Wrestling is not your average sport, Quince Orchard High School Coach Rob Wolf said. Athletes must fight against the force of an opponent’s full weight and strength for six consecutive minutes, virtually without any reprieve. And it’s downright exhausting. “The…