Quince Orchard Football Players Relish Opportunity to Play Again

Quince Orchard hosted Sherwood Friday night for a football scrimmage. Usually, football is played from September to December. The season opener should have taken place last fall but of course the COVID-19 pandemic changed everything.

Last week, the Montgomery County Council voted that football could be played again but in a condensed three-game season with COVID special protocols in place. Friday night was the season opener for MCPS football teams.

There were no fans allowed in the stands Friday night – although about a dozen people gathered on Darnestown Road to watch – and it was not quite a full-fledged game but there was tackling and it was close enough for players who had been waiting for several months to play the game they love.


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Joe Yasharoff

About Joe Yasharoff

Joe Yasharoff is MCM's Director of Content and Operations. He is also an adjunct journalism professor at the University of Maryland. Previously, Joe was the Managing Editor at NBC Sports Washington and Executive Sports Producer at FOX5 (WTTG-TV). He hosts the MoCo's Most Famous podcast for MCM.


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