Cougar Outruns Devil at Relays

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Sophomore Diamond McFadden leads QOs dominating performance in the woman’s shuttle hurdle relay April 9.

It was a cold and wet Saturday as athletes from around the area gathered at Quince Orchard High School April 9 for the Cougar Relays.  Although a couple of schools dropped out at the last minute due to weather and other conflicts,…

2016 Lacrosse Preview

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In an April 8 victory over Northwest, junior Johnny Hodges (no. 42) and senior Eisley Kim (no. 23) led the charge 
for the Cougars.

The Quince Orchard High School boys’ lacrosse team graduated 17 players and returned only one starter from a team that reached the Class 4A West Region final a year ago—it lost to perennial county power Winston Churchill in double overtime.…

The Town Courier’s Winter Sports Superlatives

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Northwest freshman Taylor Wright posted the county’s top performances in 55-meter dash and triple jump, finishing second by .007 seconds in the 55 while injured at states.

Many athletes distinguished themselves during the winter sports season at Quince Orchard and Northwest high schools. Following are athletes who went above and beyond, as identified by their coaches and their competition records. Boys Rookie of the Year Jose Echeona,…

City Rooting for Tyrell Williams in His Inspiring Journey

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QO alumnus and current Georgetown University student Tyrell Williams accepts a certificate of recognition from Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman at the March 7 Mayor and City Council meeting.

Tyrell Williams is used to hearing cheers from large crowds. As a three-year Quince Orchard football standout, his dynamic running and pass-catching often brought roars of appreciation from Cougar faithful, including in back-to-back state championship games at M&T Bank Stadium.…

QO, NW Girls’ Basketball on the Rise

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Turning a struggling high school basketball program around, second-year Quince Orchard High School girls’ basketball coach Chris Campbell said, is like trying to turn a giant ship around. Redirecting so much negative momentum can be complicated, but both the Cougars…