Area Teams Close Out Impressive Season

Photo | Mac Kennedy

QO lost to NW Nov. 4 in the regional semi-finals.

A record-breaking year came to an early close for the QO boys’ soccer team when they lost to Northwest High School 2-1 in the regional semi-finals on Nov. 4.  It is rare to beat a good team twice, but the…

QO Marching Band Takes Fourth at States

Photo | Cara O’Connor

Shown here playing a halftime show at Quince Orchard, the Cougar marching band placed fourth at the USBands Maryland State Championship on Saturday.

Band practices don’t tend to involve running on a track or calisthenics. But in order for members of the historically successful Quince Orchard High School Marching Band to endure seven- to eight-minute performances that include choreographed dance across the 100…

Northwest Football Strong as Playoffs Near

Photo | Arthur Cadeaux

Cole Cheripko leads Juwon Farri upfield in the Jaguars’ best effort of the season, a 41-10 win over Clarksburg on Oct. 28.

While it is the skill position players in football—quarterbacks, running backs and wide receivers—who produce the tangible numbers that pepper a team’s stat sheet, the offensive line deserves credit for making much of their production possible. “(The offensive line) is…

Strong 5K Finishes for Many Cougars

Photo | Mac Kennedy

Senior Maya Jacobson (front) and junior Isabelle Sajonia (behind, right) compete in the Montgomery County Championship meet, held Oct. 22 at Bohrer Park.

The many years of success Coach Seann Pelkey has experienced with the Quince Orchard (QO) cross country team has created expectations for top finishes from both varsity teams. But both the boys’ and girls’ teams were well aware of the…

QO Sports Roundup

Girls’ Varsity Soccer 10.10.2016 v. Magruder, 6-0, win 10.13.2016 v. Richard Montgomery, 1-2, loss Boys’ Varsity Soccer 10.10.2016 v. Magruder, 5-1, win 10.13.2016 v. Richard Montgomery, 3-0, win Varsity Field Hockey 10.7.2016 v. Northwest, 2-1, win 10.10.2016 v. B-CC, 4-0,…