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QO Preps for Playoffs With Twin Win on Senior Night

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Senior Joe Beville fires a shot amidst multiple Wootton defenders for one of his three goals in QO’s 11-10 win on Senior Night.

Quince Orchard High School’s boys and girls lacrosse squads celebrated Senior Night at the Cougardome last Friday with twin one-point triumphs over traditional rival Wootton and in the process established themselves as top contenders in the upcoming state championship playoffs.…

Cougar Baseball Enjoys Winning Streak

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Senior Jason Zimmerman leads his team to a close win over Whitman High School April 29 to keep the Cougars winning streak alive.

It has been an up and down season for Cougar baseball so far.  They sit at a 10-5 record currently, while riding a four-game winning streak after dropping two straight in mid-April.  This team has the talent to continue the…

Cougar Girls’ Softball Aims for the Fences

By John Fierstein As the playoffs near for the Quince Orchard varsity softball team, the girls look to rely on veteran leadership to help make some noise in the postseason. Of the 14 girls on the team, eight seniors have…

NW Girls’ Lacrosse Peaking for Playoffs

It doesn’t typically instill much confidence in a team when its opponents clearly think—or know—they should be winning with relative ease. But when the Northwest High School girls’ lacrosse team took a 2-0 lead early in its April 26 game…

QO Alum Helps South Carolina Superfan to Final Four

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University of South Carolina superfan Carlton Thompson went to the Final Four thanks to a GoFundMe page started by Quince Orchard alum Mikey Murtaugh.

If you watched the University of South Carolina’s run to the Final Four, you probably saw a bearded, long-haired South Carolina basketball fan on the sidelines wearing a Carolina shirt that says “Believe,” waving a Gamecock flag, and running around…

QO Track Ready to Go the Distance

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Sophomore Noah Buchsbaum battles his way through a tough crowd at the Cougar Relays.

Quince Orchard’s spring track team is back once again with a talented squad across the board.  This group is continuing the tradition of having some of the top distance runners in the county, as well as adding some high-level sprinters.…