Sports

Relays Cold But Good for QO

Photo Debbie | Boderman

QO Track Coach Seann Pelkey prods runners and plays his role with enthusiasm in the Cougar Relays’ signature event, Devil Takes the Hindmost.

The Quince Orchard boys were the hottest team at the cold and windy Cougar Dome on Saturday, finishing first among 20 boys’ squads at the 13th annual Cougar Relays track tournament. QO girls came in 11th place among the 24…

Powerful Pitching Revs QO Softball Season

Photo | Mac Kennedy
Junior Jack Ropelewski pitches against rival high school Northwest on March 30.

By Mac Kennedy  Coming off of a 12-8 record last year, the Quince Orchard High School softball team is hoping some experience mixed in with some young talent will lead to even more success this season.  On the offensive side, juniors…

QO Baseball on Hot Streak

By Mac Kennedy  Once again, the Quince Orchard High School baseball team is off to a hot start.  The Cougars began the 2015 season with an impressive 5-0 record, an achievement that Coach Gasaway attributes to the hard work players put in during the offseason.  “These…

QO Basketball Teams Building on Success for Next Year

Photo | Debbie Boderman

First-year player Taylor Addison, a predominantly inside player with outside abilities, annihilated the school rebounding mark with 347 rebounds, breaking the old mark by 110 rebounds. She also set the individual game record with 25 rebounds, and twice had 22. She finished with 15.1 rebounds per game and scored an average of 9.4 points.

Quince Orchard basketball’s 2014-15 youth movement ended in surprisingly successful seasons for the boys’ and the girls’ teams, with both squads winning games in the state playoffs before getting knocked out. But if you liked the talent and competitiveness that…

Spring Sports Preview

Photo | Ethan Cadeaux

Northwest star runner Diego Zarate (center) is given the Maryland Gatorade Runner of the Year trophy on Feb. 3 alongside Principal Lance Dempsey (right) and Coach Robert Youngblood (left). Zarate won 11 out of the 12 cross country races he competed in this fall.

Both Quince Orchard and Northwest High School are known for their very successful athletic teams. Whether it is on the gridiron in the fall or on the diamond in the spring, the Cougars and Jaguars always put up a good…