Author: Syl Sobel

Coaches Making Quince Orchard a Recruiting Target

Photo | Courtesy of Brown University Quince Orchard Class of 2019 Jack Williamson will play for Brown University in the fall.

If you build it, they will come. At least, that seems to be the case for the Quince Orchard High School football program. Over the past dozen or so years QO has become one of the top football programs in…

QO Alum Makes the Move From Football to International Business

Photo | Syl Sobel Married entrepreneurs Sophia Hyökyvaara and Tommy Addison recently placed their No Nothing line of hair care products in some 1,100 CosmoProf stores, the nation’s largest supplier of professional quality products to hair stylists.

Tommy Addison has spent a good part of his life changing directions successfully. As the star running back for Quince Orchard High School’s 2007 state championship football team, Addison was an exciting scatback whose quickness and shiftiness produced almost nine…

One and Done for QO Basketball Teams in Short Trips to the Playoffs

Photo | Allyssa Pickoff Quince Orchard’s Noah Adnan takes a short jumper in the Cougars’ opening round playoff loss to Wootton.

The basketball season ended quickly for the Quince Orchard boys’ and girls’ teams this year, as both squads suffered disappointing defeats in their opening playoff contests. The boys lost, 50-42, to Wootton in the first round of the playoffs and…

Cougar Boys Seeking Momentum as Playoffs Approach

Photo | Phil Fabrizio Nate Dorsey drives for layup against Churchill defenders, adding to his 13 points on the evening in Quince Orchard’s win over Churchill, 61-55.

If ever a team needed a big win it was the Quince Orchard boys’ basketball team on Monday night. Sitting with a 9-9 record and coming off a disappointing loss last Friday against Springbrook, the players and their coach were…

Confident Lady Cougars ‘Understand How Good They Can Be’

Confidence is contagious. And right now for a Quince Orchard Lady Cougars girls’ basketball team that has won seven of its last eight games, confidence appears to have reached an epidemic stage. The girls defeated Seneca Valley, 70-41, on Monday…

Honors and Awards Abound for QO Football State Champs

Photo | Syl Sobel The Quince Orchard football team recently received the MaxPreps Tour of Champions award. A team must win a state championship and be highly ranked in the MaxPreps national rankings to receive the award.

It seems like the honors and accolades haven’t stopped for the Quince Orchard football team ever since they won the school’s first state championship in 11 years on Nov. 30 with their thrilling 40-33 triumph over North Point in the…

Cougar Boys’ and Girls’ Basketball Squads Searching for Consistency

Photo | Phil Fabrizio Nathan Dorsey guides QO to a 52-50 win over Wootton on Jan. 3.

As the basketball season approaches its midway point, the QO boys’ and girls’ basketball teams both find themselves in remarkably similar positions. Both are young teams, both have 10 or more players vying for playing time, both are trying to…