Author Archive for Syl Sobel

Playoff Roundup

Photo | Mac Kennedy
Junior Johnny Hodges goes airborne on a shot attempt in the first half of QO’s playoff game against rival Northwest.

Lacrosse (Boys) Sectional final Quince Orchard 11 Richard Montgomery 4 2nd round Quince Orchard 10 Northwest 8 Lacrosse (Girls) Sectional final Wootton 10 Quince Orchard 9 2nd round Quince Orchard 12 Richard Montgomery 9 1st round Quince Orchard 15 Clarksburg…

QO Softball, Baseball Collect Wins

Photos | Mac Kennedy
It was a good day on Monday for QO pitchers Chloe Barsness and Garrett Beloff as they threw winning games in the Cougars’ twin baseball triumphs over Whitman.

Quince Orchard’s softball and baseball teams started the week right with victories over Whitman Monday afternoon at QO. The softball team came from behind in the last inning and scored in the first extra inning for a 6-5 triumph. Moments…

Cougar Lacrosse Teams Split With Walter Johnson

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On April 23, Johnny Hodges moved into third in QO lacrosse program history with 128 points. By Friday, April 27, he had two more goals and hit the 100-goal milestone, moving into third in program history with 101 goals.

The Quince Orchard boys lacrosse team enjoyed an 11-4 victory over Walter Johnson (WJ) on Tuesday, raising their season record to 7-4 and leaving them battling with Richard Montgomery for top seed in their section. The Cougars have a perfect…

Next Steps: Putting Age on Ice

Photo | Syl Sobel
Kentlands resident Mike Demers, a member of the GeriHatricks hockey team, waits to take the ice at the Gardens Ice House in Laurel.

For many people seeking to stay active as they age, playing sports is a popular activity. Golf, tennis, pickleball and even softball for the team-oriented are sports that many seniors choose to stay fit, engage with other people, and do…