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Cougar Alum Makes Pro Roster

Cougar Alum Makes Pro Roster

The Quince Orchard community has become accustomed to hearing about ex-Cougars excelling on the football field at the college level and even entering the NFL.  This often overshadows some of the accomplishments of former QO athletes in other sports.  For…

QO Lacrosse Teams Overcome Challenges

Photo | Mac Kennedy

Julian Culp takes on Watkins Mill in the Cougars’ last home playoff game.

After tryouts in March, Quince Orchard High School boys’ lacrosse coach David Heiney Gonzalez decided to keep sophomore attackman Mike Fierstein on the junior varsity squad and give him more time to develop. But when injuries and availability issues due…

QO Co-ed Volleyball Reaches County Final

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An ecstatic QO co-ed volleyball team celebrates a victory over Damascus earlier in the season.

When co-ed volleyball tryouts began in March, Quince Orchard High School coach Sarah Watson admitted she questioned whether or not this Cougars squad would make it to the season-ending Montgomery County Championship—only the top 16 teams advance to the postseason.…

Cougar Baseball Wins Second Round of Playoffs

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Pinch runner Tarique McClary slides back to first as the pick off throw gets away from the first basemen during Monday’s game against Kennedy.

Finishing 13-5 and earning the No. 2 seed in the section, the Quince Orchard baseball players found themselves in familiar territory. Over the years, the Cougars have consistently reached the playoffs with a high-ranking and impressive record, and this year is…

QO Softball Earns No. 2 Seed

The best time for a team to get on a hot streak is in the last stretch of the season. The Quince Orchard girls’ softball team did just that in the final month of their regular season.  The Cougars finished…

Swim Teams Ready for Summer Season

Photo | Christine Darton-Henrichsen, potshots by Christine

The Kentlands Kingfish geared up for the swim season with a registration April 30 at the Kentlands Clubhouse. (L to R) Leading the Kingfish are Coach Tim Brockway,  Assistant Coach Christopher Nyborg, Coach in Training Natalie Nyborg, Coach in Training Lindsey Thoms, and Coach in Training Margaret Lilvestrom.

Summer is almost here, and with it comes the start of swim season. Area teams are ready. Embarking on his second year, Kentlands Kingfish Head Coach Tim Brockway said, “I look forward to another season full of fun, great swimming,…