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November 28, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Undefeated Damascus Swarmin’ Hornets to Play for 2A State Title

The undefeated Damascus Swarmin’ Hornets will play for the 2A state championship game. This will be their fourth year in a row they are in the state championship. On Friday night, Damascus beat Glenelg in the semi-final game, 42-7. Damascus will play Gwynn Park for the state title on Dec. 2nd at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial […]

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November 18, 2017 | Staff Writer

QO Cougars Advance in 4A State Playoffs with Win Against Northwest Jaguars, 31-20 (PHOTOS)

The Quince Orchard high School varsity football team hosts the Northwest Jaguars in the Cougar Dome in Gaithersburg for the 4A West regional championship game Friday night, Nov. 17. Northwest scores first with minutes left in the first quarter, making the score 0-7, Northwest. Northwest stops QO’s ground game and at the end of the […]

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November 10, 2017 | Staff Writer

Quince Orchard Cougars Advance in 4A Regional Playoffs with Win Over Einstein, 62-0 (PHOTOS)

Quince Orchard Cougars advance in the 4A West regional football playoffs with a win over Albert Einstein Titans, 62-0, Friday night. The number one ranked Cougars finished regular season play with a 9-1 record, giving them home-field advantage in this first game of the regional semifinals. The Cougars scored first with three unanswered touch downs […]

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November 4, 2017 | Staff Writer

Damascus Remains Undefeated with 49-7 Win Over Wootton (PHOTOS)

The Wootton Patriots travelled to Damascus to meet the undefeated Damascus Swarmin Hornets for Friday night football under the lights. Wootton scored first with a touchdown pass from quarterback Grant Saylor to Elijah Trent with 7:40 left in the first quarter, making the score 7-0, Wootton. By the end of the first quarter, Damascus scored […]

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October 28, 2017 | Staff Writer

QO Cougars Over Northwest Jaguars, 38-29 (PHOTOS)

The Quince Orchard High School varsity football team hosted the Northwest Jaguars in the Cougar Dome in Gaithersburg for a hard fought game between the two rivals Friday night, Oct. 27. On the first play of the game, Northwest threw a 80-yard touchdown pass to A.J. Woods making the score 7-0, Northwest. Quince Orchard didn’t […]

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October 20, 2017 | Staff Writer

Paint Branch Defeats Sherwood, 22-20, in Sandy Spring under Friday Night Lights (PHOTOS)

The Sherwood Warriors host the Paint Branch Blue Devils in week eight of the high school varsity football season, Friday, October 20. The two teams have an impressive 6-1 record and are in the top three schools for the 4A North region. Early in the first quarter, Paint Branch quarterback Norman Douglas throws to wide […]

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October 16, 2017 | Phil Fabrizio

A Friday Night Lights Out Homecoming (PHOTOS)

What do bees, New York, London, Rio de Janeiro, Abu Dhabi, seniors, a rally, a tug of war, princes and princesses, flatbeds, pickup trucks, a marching band, parents, candy, pink tops, Einstein and football have in common? Well they are all key ingredients that made up homecoming weekend at Quince Orchard High School. During homecoming […]

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October 14, 2017 | Staff Writer

Quince Orchard Cougars over Einstein Titans 47 – 0 (Photos)

It was homecoming on Oct. 13, and the Quince Orchard High School varsity football team was matched up against the Einstein Titans. Quince Orchard scored 27 points in the first quarter. By the end of the first half, Quince Orchard had extended their lead to 40-0. The Quince Orchard Cougars won this conference game against […]

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October 6, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Damascus Remains Undefeated with 42-0 Win Over Clarksburg (PHOTOS)

It was homecoming for Clarksburg High School and their varsity football team was matched up against the undefeated Damascus Hornets for a non-conference game Oct. 6. The Clarksburg choir – a combination of the Coro, Bella and Chamber choirs –  sang the National Anthem and then it was time for Friday night football under the […]

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September 29, 2017 | Phil Fabrizio

Good Counsel Powers Over Northwest, 58-21 (PHOTOS)

In what is the final in-county 2017 season football contest between private and public schools, Good Counsel Falcons (4-1) preserves it’s #10 ranking in the DMV by powering over Northwest Jaguars (4-1) at 58-21. Good Counsel took advantage of great field position in the first quarter to set the stage for this win.  Good Counsel’s […]

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