Author Archive for Syl Sobel

Last Hurrah for Tyler Terry

Photo | Mac Kennedy 
Teammates and friends joined with coaches and family at the Cougar Dome on Feb. 20 to honor Tyler Terry one last time.

Sometimes Nature seems to get it wrong and things happen before their time. Like fans clad in school colors gathering in a football stadium on an unseasonably warm night in February. Or a flock of Canadian geese flying in V-formation…

In Memory of Tyler Terry

Tyler Terry

One of my great pleasures covering high school sports is spending time with and getting to know the student-athletes and watching them grow into young men and women. They can be funny, charming, edgy, shy, obstinate, impetuous—all sometimes within the…

Eight QO Students Accept Athletic Scholarship Offers

Photo | Syl Sobel
QO athletes signed letters of intent last week. They are (back, L to R) Chris Thoms, Amber Argubie, Madi Bettancourt, Beth Ellinport, Zion Titus, (front, L to R) Doc Bonner, Mike Fierstein, and Ramsey Richey.

Getting a scholarship to college to continue your education and compete in athletics is an accomplishment that few student athletes get to achieve. But eight Quince Orchard High School student athletes celebrated that achievement last week in a ceremony attended…

Cougar Basketball Features New Faces

Photos | Mac Kennedy
Senior Jack Farone, pictured here with a runner in the lane against Tuscarora, is one of QO’s top offensive threats this year.

For two teams missing many key players from squads that made deep playoff runs last year, one might think that the Quince Orchard boys’ and girls’ basketball programs are facing rebuilding campaigns in 2017. But don’t tell that to the…

QO Announces Three New Track & Field Coaches

Quince Orchard High School’s indoor track & field team has three new assistant coaches this season including two QO track alumni, head coach Seann Pelkey announced recently. Jason Bishop, class of 2010, works predominately with the sprint group as the…