Author Archive for Mac Kennedy

Another Festive Fourth

Photo | Shannon Marsh

Children on decorated bicycles and festive scooters, battery-powered toy vehicles and strollers were a big part of the annual Kentlands 
July 4th Parade.

July 4th festivities kicked off bright and early at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as tons of Kentlands and Lakelands residents piled into the gym for a free breakfast. The tables were filled with neighbors excited to celebrate Independence…

New RCES Principal Visits With Community

Photo | Mac Kennedy

New RCES Principal Deneise Hammond met students (L to R) Kobi George, Adrian Cho and Layla George at the Kentlands Clubhouse Monday evening.

Rachel Carson Elementary School (RCES) parents and students attended a meet and greet with their new principal, Mrs. Deneise Hammond, at the Kentlands Clubhouse on Monday evening, July 10. Hammond was received by some of her new students and discussed…

Student Athletes Recognized at QO Awards Night

It was a remarkable year for Quince Orchard athletics. QO saw multiple state championship runs from both team and individual performances, along with many region and division championships. This year’s Sports Awards Night aimed to celebrate all of the athletic…

QO Community Mourns Loss: Photo Essay

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Quince Orchard High School student Austin Cohen passed away on May 5, 2017 after a long battle with osteosarcoma. Students from QO took to the walls of their school to create a memorial after his passing. Here are just a…

Cougar Baseball Hot in Playoffs

Photo | Mac Kennedy

Sophomore shortstop Ethan Frank fires a throw to first to complete a double play for the Cougars in their 6-0 win over Clarksburg.

Quince Orchard got off to a bit of a rocky start this baseball season. Talented, the team was unable to get it going consistently. But, with coach Jason Gassaway at the helm, it was only a matter of time until…

Cougar Baseball Enjoys Winning Streak

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Senior Jason Zimmerman leads his team to a close win over Whitman High School April 29 to keep the Cougars winning streak alive.

It has been an up and down season for Cougar baseball so far.  They sit at a 10-5 record currently, while riding a four-game winning streak after dropping two straight in mid-April.  This team has the talent to continue the…

QO Track Ready to Go the Distance

Photo | Mac Kennedy

Sophomore Noah Buchsbaum battles his way through a tough crowd at the Cougar Relays.

Quince Orchard’s spring track team is back once again with a talented squad across the board.  This group is continuing the tradition of having some of the top distance runners in the county, as well as adding some high-level sprinters.…

Cougar Boys’ Tennis Gains Momentum

The Quince Orchard boys’ tennis team has a long road ahead this season. Although they are deep in numbers and have some balanced skill throughout the ranks, a majority of the team is made up of new, young players. This…

Cougars Open Season With Spring in Their Step

Photo | Mac Kennedy

Junior pitcher Garett Beloff throws out a runner at first after making a play on a hard grounder back to the mound, leading the Cougars to their third win of the season.

Baseball Last year the Cougars graduated 114 innings pitched on the mound, and returning players have a total of 125 plate appearances. QO lost eight seniors and have been working hard during the offseason on filling in where they left off.…