Category: Sports

Cycling Group Raises Funds for Veterans

Photo | Dave Parrish For former Kentlands resident Walter Ellenberger, Ride Allegheny 2019 was his 18th and last ride. Ellenberger will be focusing on Return to Goat Island, a kayaking and paddle-boarding event that raises funds for Operation Second Chance Delmar that started seven years ago in the beach community where he now lives.

Nearly two decades ago, a group of Kentlands residents rode their bicycles around the community for fun and exercise. In 2001, those men—Clark Wagner, David Baseheart, Dan Borten, Chris O’Brien and Walter Ellenberger plus Ellenberger’s father—opted to add a bit…

Cougars Now Division Champs

Photo | Courtesy of Quince Orchard Athletics With a 1-0 win over the Richard Montgomery Rockets, the Cougars became Division champions on Oct. 12.

This season for QO girls’ varsity soccer has so far lived up to the team’s high expectations. The Cougars are 8-1 and Division champions. The Cougars came into the season after losing in the regional finals the year before to…

Cougars Shoot Down the Rockets, 62-14

Photo | Mac Kennedy QO quarterback Brian Plummer looks for an open receiver during QO’s recent victory over Clarksburg.

Seventeen seconds. For 17 seconds last Friday night, the Quince Orchard football team was behind in a game for the first time this season, as upstart Richard Montgomery scored on the game’s initial possession and took a 7-0 first quarter…

Quince Orchard Unbeaten But Wants to Get Better

Photo | Mac Kennedy QO’s Ryan Barnes (no. 11) tackles a Gaithersburg ball carrier while teammate Frank Yagaka (no. 22) comes flying in to help. Barnes returned an interception for a touchdown during the Sept. n QO FOOTBALL continues on page 15 20 game.

The defending state champion Quince Orchard football team has reached the point in their season where their toughest competition is with themselves and the goal of each game is not just winning, but also getting better. After winning their last…