Category: Sports

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…

QOHS Sports Preview

By Mike Cuthbert and Julia Shapiro Football QO Coach Dave Mencarini is “cautiously optimistic.” He has a lot of strong players returning, but he looks at the schedule and realizes that most of his opponents this year were playoff contenders,…

Swim Team Wrap-up

Both Lakelands and Kentlands swim teams wrapped up their seasons in late July touting a successful 2010. The Lakelands Lionfish finished top of the Montgomery County Swim League “J” division, earning second place in the divisional meet but enough overall…

Summer Swim Season 2010

The Lakelands Lionfish swim team continued its winning streak, coming up top of the division in the relay competition, while the Kentlands Kingfish said goodbye to seniors ending their career with the team. The Lionfish continue to dominate the J…

Reverse Swim Meet Fun

They struggled their way down the pool on kickboards, they smashed their faces into plates of whipped cream, and they pulled on lane ropes to get to the other end. What they didn’t do is act like parents. It’s a…