Category: Sports

Maryland Senior Olympics to Host Winter Games

The Maryland Senior Olympics (MSO) is partnering with The Gardens Ice House and the National Capital Curling Center in Laurel to present the 2011 Winter Olympics games, on Feb. 12, beginning at 12:30 p.m. The Ice House is located at the…

Weather a Momentum Killer

The most popular website for Quince Orchard sports fans the next few weeks will be http://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/schools/qohs. The top entry there is a master reschedule of the several games postponed by the recent school closings. The unscheduled break is particularly unfortunate…

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By Mike Cuthbert and Teddy Meyers Boys’ Basketball Snow put the Cougars on ice for most of the last two weeks. Games with Poolesville and Clarksburg had to be rescheduled with the team starting to hit on all cylinders. The…

National Signing Day at QOHS

On February 2, National Signing Day, seven Quince Orchard High School Cougars agreed to play varsity sports at the following colleges and universities: Peter Bowles – Towson State University – Baseball Leah Dagen – Manhattanville College – Basketball Jhamal Diggs…

Freedom Heads South

He’s renamed the Washington Freedom Women’s Professional Soccer (WPS) team the MagicTalk FC and is moving them to Florida, but new owner Daniel Borislow said his decisions may have just saved the league. “I thought if I didn’t do it,…

Boys Open ’11 with Defensive Stand

Arejuvenated Cougar team faced and defeated Clarksburg’s Coyotes at QO to open the New Year. The final score will go in the books as 45-40. The Clarksburg scorer made an error but convinced the QO official scorer that she was…

Grapplers Grounds Falcons with Technical

The Cougars are building a major rivalry with the Poolesville Falcons, based on the last several dual and triangular meets that always seem to come down to the last match. They did it again at Poolesville in a meet won…

Catfight Lost at the Buzzer

Another heartbreaker for the Lady Cougars, who lost with one second left on a pair of free throws by Clarksburg’s leading scorer, Anna Hackett. The last of her 34 points fell in and left the Cougars short again at 66-65…

Sports Shorts

By Mike Cuthbert and Julia Shapiro Girls’ Soccer Shutting down Clarksburg’s forwards, junior goalkeeper Gabby Paolini led her team to a 1-0 PK-determined overtime victory. In the second half, a penalty was called on her. Clarksburg shot the ball to…

Cougars Beat Seneca Valley, Head to Damascus

By Mike Cuthbert and Julia Shapiro In the first round of the playoffs, QO’s rematch with Seneca Valley looked a lot like the Sherwood game the week before: mistake after Cougar mistake, starting with a muff of a Screamin’ Eagle…