Category: Sports

‘Fish’ Face-Off: Kentlands Vs. Lakelands

Kentlands Kingfish Read Flaherty won his event in backstroke and placed second in free during an epic showdown with the Lakelands Lionfish. Photo | Submitted

In an all-out showdown, the Kentlands Kingfish and Lakelands Lionfish faced off against one another in an epic B-Meet. Lakelands and Kentlands slid on their trunks and dove into the water, racing against their long-time rivals. Parents and onlookers teemed…

New Swim Season Begins

Photo | Courtesy of Kentlands Kingfish Kentlands Kingfish Coach Jonathan Hoffman, dressed in the garb of Rafiki, hoists a young, mane-clad 9-10 into the air, declaring the Kingfish’s soon-to-be victory.

Our area’s swim teams are the Kentlands Kingfish and Lakelands Lionfish, coached by Tim Brockway and Shannon English, respectively. Each team has an incredible lineup of speedy swimmers, all eager to win their races. Both teams started off their time…

Reenergized Washington Spirit Sits Atop NWSL Standings

Photo | Jane Gershovich, isiphotos.com After a 1-1 draw against Reign FC on the road in Tacoma, Washington, on June 15, The Spirit maintains sole possession of first place in the NWSL standings.

Fans are the lifeblood of every professional athlete, first-year Washington Spirit head coach Richie Burke said. Players  “absolutely thrive when they hear that roar behind them, chanting their name.” But after making consecutive National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) playoff appearances…

Coaches Making Quince Orchard a Recruiting Target

Photo | Courtesy of Brown University Quince Orchard Class of 2019 Jack Williamson will play for Brown University in the fall.

If you build it, they will come. At least, that seems to be the case for the Quince Orchard High School football program. Over the past dozen or so years QO has become one of the top football programs in…

Trusting the Process Pays Off for Quince Orchard Track

Photo | Submitted Danejah Kyle, Alexis Martin, Zakaiyah Bright and Kyra Lyles won state titles in the 400-meter and 800m relays.

Athletes and teams who are strictly outcome driven are setting themselves up for failure, longtime Quince Orchard High School track and field coach Seann Pelkey said. In a situation where one either wins or loses, there is no focus on…

Sports Night

Photo | Mac Kennedy Senior Jordyn Mensh shakes hands with Athletic Director Jeff Rabberman to accept the Girls Dan Shea Award.

Town Courier sports writer Syl Sobel took the stage to host the 2019 Quince Orchard Sports Night in his traditional black tuxedo and red bow tie. The auditorium was full of eager student-athletes and their families and friends. This was…