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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…

I-270 Youth Basketball Steps Up

While the young Quince Orchard High School boys’ basketball team shows promise for the future, it looks like there may be even more help on the way. Both the junior and senior Darnestown Cougars in the I-270 Youth Basketball league,…

Signing Day Brings Success to Area Schools

By Syl Sobel and Ethan Cadeaux Cougars Celebrate Athletic Achievements Quince Orchard standout defensive lineman Adam McLean made it official this month, signing his National Letter of Intent to attend the University of Maryland on a football scholarship. McLean, one…

Young QO Hoop Squads Exceed Expectations

Photo | Arthur Cadeaux

Quince Orchard’s Sam Ling drives to the basket for two of his 14 points in the Cougars’ victory over Northwest on Monday night.

Basketball coaches are notoriously tough to please. They usually focus on the aspects of their teams that need improvement, and rarely seem satisfied. But two-thirds of the way into the season, Quince Orchard coaches Paul Foringer and Chris Campbell, the…

QO and NW Impress in County Championship Meet

At the Jan. 20 Montgomery County Championships for Indoor Track at the Prince George’s Sports and Learning Center, both Quince Orchard and Northwest were well represented. On the boys’ side, Northwest and Quince Orchard finished first and second respectively, with…