Category: Sports

A Party Fit for a ‘King’ Fish

Photo | Eileen Dougherty Kingfish alumni returned for the 25th anniversary party on June 1. Pictured are (top, L to R) Geoff Moores, Nick Hurson, Alex Moores, Sam Williams, Robert Sklodowski, Ryan Dougherty, Conor O’Brien, Jamie Schlichting, Cameron Shiner and Gregg Hurson; (bottom, L to R) Alex Cantrell, Annelise Cantrell, Maddie Dahut, Megan Dougherty, Dana Simcox, Ward Simcox, Chessie Dahut, Annarose Kennedy and Laura Luteran.

When parents Sooky McFadden and Britt Schwendinger heard that the 25th anniversary of the Kingfish was fast approaching, they joined together to throw a celebration for a squad that had given their families so much joy. “Our goal was to…

Second Quarter-Century 5K Races Ahead With New Ideas

Look for one big change at the Aug. 31, 2019 Kentlands/Lakelands 5K: Everything will be moved closer to the Main Street/Market Square start and finish line. The Merchant Expo will no longer use Center Point Way. Instead, vendors will be…

‘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…