Author: Jennifer Beekman

Quince Orchard Senior Is ‘Unsung Hero’

Quince Orchard High School midfielder Noorvir Kaur’s senior field hockey season was almost over before it started. Though the third-year varsity player said she felt fine heading into the physical examination required by Montgomery County before the start of tryouts…

Quince Orchard Boys’ Soccer Making a Statement

Two years ago, the Quince Orchard High School boys’ soccer team struggled to win three games. Last year’s 10-4-2, Class 4A West Region Section II final run, therefore, came as quite a surprise and seemed to be written off by…

Defense Could Define Northwest Football

At 5-foot-11 and 200 pounds, current Northwest High School senior Caleb Gills was an undersized—but incredibly effective—defensive lineman for the two-time defending Class 4A state champion Jaguars football team the past two years. “We used (Gills) as a speed guy,…

Cross Country Teams Are Off and Running

Running tends to be an incredibly individual sport; success requires a tremendous amount of internal drive and the ability to push one’s body to its limits. The long, three-mile races featured during the fall’s cross country season, especially, tend to…

Expectations High for Two-Time 4A State Champs NW Jaguars

As the two-time defending Class 4A state champion with a third-year starting quarterback, the Northwest High School football team enters 2015 as a preseason favorite to go for the rare three-peat—and as the main target on every opponent’s schedule. But…