Author: Mike Cuthbert

Mike a the Movies

“Rango” (PG) **** “Rango” starts as a satirical send-up of drama in general with a chameleon later known as “Rango” ruminating on dramatic arcs, pacing, character development and the whole jargon of “serious theater.” After a truck accident in which…

QO Dominates Frederick; Regional Final Set for March 4

History was in no way close to this game as the Quince Orchard (QO) Cougars came out firing on all cylinders, beginning with a 22-6 first quarter lead and never letting up. The final was a representative 72-46. Frederick, on…

Cougar Track Earns Two State Titles

Indoor track season ended with two Cougar Maryland 3A state championship titles. The 4×800 relay team of Evan Laratta, Evan Burnham, Conor Spaulding and Drew Lehner blew away the field by more than 10 seconds with a time of 8:13.81.…

Sports Shorts

Lady Cougars Wrap Up Season at Playoffs The Lady Cougars appeared to be peaking at the right time. In a spectacular 32-minute all-out effort, the Cougars beat Seneca Valley 53-37, avenging December’s six-point loss. Underclassmen led this win. Morgan Turner…

Swim & Dive Ends Season at Metros

The Cougars finished their season at the Washington Metropolitan Interscholastic swimming and diving championships on Feb 26, meet, competing with top swimmers from around the Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C., area. The boys 200-medley relay team of Alvin Wang, Jeremy…

Mike at the Movies

“Unknown” (PG-13) **** Finally! The return of a taut, well-plotted, complex but far from inane thriller with some of the best car chases in years. Set in Berlin, the story is that of an American bio-technologist, Dr. Martin Harris (Liam…

Sports Shorts

Indoor Track: Boys Finish Second in Region At the 3A West regional meet, the QO boys’ indoor track team finished second overall with 46 points, and a number of Cougars qualified for the state championship meet, to be held Feb.…

Maryland Senior Olympics to Host Winter Games

The Maryland Senior Olympics (MSO) is partnering with The Gardens Ice House and the National Capital Curling Center in Laurel to present the 2011 Winter Olympics games, on Feb. 12, beginning at 12:30 p.m. The Ice House is located at the…

Weather a Momentum Killer

The most popular website for Quince Orchard sports fans the next few weeks will be http://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/schools/qohs. The top entry there is a master reschedule of the several games postponed by the recent school closings. The unscheduled break is particularly unfortunate…

Sports

By Mike Cuthbert and Teddy Meyers Boys’ Basketball Snow put the Cougars on ice for most of the last two weeks. Games with Poolesville and Clarksburg had to be rescheduled with the team starting to hit on all cylinders. The…