Category: Sports

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…

Baseball Cougars End Strong Season

Photo | Mac Kennedy Sean Krissoff (no. 9) and Griffin Snyder (no. 12) cheer as Jack Gelman (no 99) rounds home plate.

The Quince Orchard Varsity Baseball Cougars ended a strong season this week with a loss to the Clarksburg Coyotes, 8-3, in the second round of playoffs. This followed a strong first round playoff win against Northwest. Last week, the Cougars…

QO Girls’ LAX Ends Strong Playoff Run

The season didn’t end the way they had hoped. Quince Orchard girls’ lacrosse lost 18-13 to Richard Montgomery in the section semi-finals, but it was a close game. The Cougars were down by only 2 with 6:49 left in the…

Northwest Softball on Pace to Contend for Another State Title

Photo | Submitted The Jaguars defeated Magruder, 10-0, on April 23

There is only a short list—a handful or less, Northwest High School softball coach Mike Horton surmised—of softball pitchers who have been able to lead their teams to state championships as freshmen. But current Jaguars junior hurler Amber Yuille is…