Sports

Quince Orchard Lacrosse Opens Strong

Photo | Phil Fabrizio

On March 22 at Montgomery Blair High School, Quince Orchard boys’ lacrosse won against Blair, 13-4. Junior goalie Paul Brott made this save in his first varsity game.

The Quince Orchard boys and girls lacrosse teams opened their seasons with victories almost two weeks ago, but weather has cancelled all of their games since then. “This weather is no fun,” said girls coach Jennifer Holliday Mohr. Mohr’s girls…

Play Ball!

Opening Day for the Cougars was supposed to be at Whitman, but the Vikings’ field was a quagmire and the two teams faced off at Quince Orchard to start the baseball season. Jason Gasaway, the Cougars’ longtime coach, was encouraged.…

Quince Orchard’s Gaggle of Geese

Photo | Debbie Boderman

First-year coach Elizabeth Askins led the Quince Orchard pom squad through an inspirational season. Pictured are Coach Askins, Alyssa Alalouf, Alexa Barnes, Lauren Blitz, Elisabeth Boderman, Kelly Brott, Kasonde Chisaka, Stephanie Chistoserdov, Danielle Cohn, Tara Del Prete, Dunia 
Gabriel, Halle Grossett, Shelby Hardy, Emily Katz, Alexandra Ruiz, Rachel Sneeringer, Jamie Solomon, Julia Song, Dara Sypes, Stacy Villegas, 
and Sydney Zavadil.

“The geese in formation honk from behind to encourage those up front to keep up their speed.” Although they cheer for the Cougars, members of the pom squad at Quince Orchard High School proudly call themselves the Geese. Inspired by…

After Mac: Well-Wishes and a Look to the Future

Photo | Phil Fabrizio

Coach Dave Mencarini and his team celebrate after winning the Maryland 4A State Football Championship in 2007.

At some high schools, the sudden departure of a successful coach sets off waves of shock, anger, soul-searching and intrigue. At Quince Orchard, Coach Dave Mencarini’s blockbuster departure last week to become head football coach at Urbana so he can…

QO Student Athletes Sign

Photo | Phil Fabrizio

Quince Orchard student athletes came together with coaches and parents for Signing Day. They are (left to right) Malcolm Brown, football, University of Delaware; Elliott Davis, football, North Carolina State; Kyle Gregory, football, Monmouth University; Lizzy Parker, field hockey, Bridgewater College; Babette Sanmartin, basketball, St. Vincent College; Umbra Kassa, lacrosse, York College; Taylor Segreti, lacrosse, Babson College; and Brent Greenberg, lacrosse, University of Mount Union. Student athletes not pictured are Lamonte Armstrong, football, U.S. Naval Academy; Jamilla Jongo, track and field, Towson University; and Brittany Beckwith, basketball, St. Vincent College.

Eleven Quince Orchard student athletes signed national letters of intent to continue their academic and athletic careers at colleges and universities next year. The school held a Signing Day event recently to mark the occasion. The group included four standout…