Category: Sports

Questionable Call Ends Season for Cougars

A62-37 win by the Cougars over Seneca Valley and a 72-46 defeat of Frederick set up a III-A regional final at South Hagerstown, with the winner going to the state finals at College Park. After a tense and even struggle,…

Spring Sports Preview

By Mike Cuthbert and Joey Fierstein Baseball Coming off a state semifinal appearance, Coach Jason Gasaway expects his team to go at least that far again this season. “We have a lot of talent, probably as much as we did…

QO Dominates Frederick; Regional Final Set for March 4

History was in no way close to this game as the Quince Orchard (QO) Cougars came out firing on all cylinders, beginning with a 22-6 first quarter lead and never letting up. The final was a representative 72-46. Frederick, on…

Cougar Track Earns Two State Titles

Indoor track season ended with two Cougar Maryland 3A state championship titles. The 4×800 relay team of Evan Laratta, Evan Burnham, Conor Spaulding and Drew Lehner blew away the field by more than 10 seconds with a time of 8:13.81.…

Sports Shorts

Lady Cougars Wrap Up Season at Playoffs The Lady Cougars appeared to be peaking at the right time. In a spectacular 32-minute all-out effort, the Cougars beat Seneca Valley 53-37, avenging December’s six-point loss. Underclassmen led this win. Morgan Turner…

Swim & Dive Ends Season at Metros

The Cougars finished their season at the Washington Metropolitan Interscholastic swimming and diving championships on Feb 26, meet, competing with top swimmers from around the Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C., area. The boys 200-medley relay team of Alvin Wang, Jeremy…

Meet Lisa Schrader: QO Athletic Director

When you walk into the office of Quince Orchard High School (QOHS) Athletic Director Lisa Schrader, you may find students, coaches or even her son. But what stands out is the long row of patches lining the walls. Ranging from…

Sports Shorts

Indoor Track: Boys Finish Second in Region At the 3A West regional meet, the QO boys’ indoor track team finished second overall with 46 points, and a number of Cougars qualified for the state championship meet, to be held Feb.…

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…