Category: Sports

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…

QO Hosts Playoff Game

You don’t want to miss this week’s Friday night football game. Quince Orchard High hosts Seneca Valley in the playoffs on Friday, Nov. 12. Kickoff is 7 p.m. The Cougars won their Oct. 22 meeting with Seneca Valley 24-13. Tickets…

Sports Summaries

By Mike Cuthbert and Julia Shapiro Football James McCallister led the Cougars in running and scored two TDs in the decisive 40-12 Cougar win against Clarksburg. The Cougars played hard all 60 minutes. Offense, defense and special teams all contributed:…

QOHS Summaries

By Mike Cuthbert and Julia Shapiro Football Billy Plante was the leading scorer for the Cougars’ defense against Northwest’s Jaguars, scoring two TDs on interceptions. The Cougars had their rocky moments, starting with a fumble into the Jaguar end zone…

QO Sports Wrap

By Mike Cuthbert and Julia Shapiro Football The last five games with Damascus have ended in memorable QO wins, primarily because the Cougars contained the legs and arm of Connor Frazier. After three years as a starting quarterback for the…

Washington Freedom Almost in Playoffs

Abby Wambach is one of America’s most amazing athletes. At nearly 6 feet tall and with a muscular build, her feet move, as one coach put it “like somebody 4-foot-11.” Wambach is a crucial member of the Washington Freedom, which…

Sports Wrap-Up

By Mike Cuthbert and Julia Shapiro Football QO had over 200 total yards in the first half, Kennedy had 39, and nothing changed in the second half as the Cougars rolled to an easy 48-6 win in their opener. Kennedy’s…