Quince Orchard Football

November 19, 2020 | Brendan Hartlove

Quince Orchard Football Alum Cooper Stars for Kent State

Former Montgomery County running backs Mohamed Ibrahim (Good Counsel) at Minnesota and Jake Funk (Damascus) at Maryland have been making noise in college football this season. Add Marquez Cooper to that list. The 5’7″ Quince Orchard High School alum starred for Kent State (3-0) on Tuesday night, leading the Golden Flashes to a 69-35 win […]

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January 3, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

NFL Playoffs Feature Several MoCo Alums

The NFL playoffs begin this weekend. Three of the four wild card games played on Saturday and Sunday will feature players and coaches from Montgomery County. Here’s the list: Stefon Diggs (Minnesota Vikings wide receiver): Played at Good Counsel High School and was Washington Post All-Met Defensive Player of the Year as a cornerback in […]

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November 25, 2019 | Phil Fabrizio

Blog: Quince Orchard Runs Past Arundel 69-32

Cougar Dome – Gaithersburg, MD:  Friday, November 21, 2019 Quince Orchard kept it grounded against Arundel in the third round of the MPSSAA State football playoffs.  Amid some on and off-field distractions, Quince Orchard took this game in business-like fashion.  They dispatched the upstarts from Annapolis 69-32 in a wild and chippy game. Arundel upset […]

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November 17, 2019 | Phil Fabrizio

Quince Orchard Stays Perfect, Emphatically Ends Walter Johnson’s Historic Season

Cougar Dome, Gaithersburg, MD: Friday, November 14, 2019 Football at Walter Johnson has never been here before.  Here, is the second round of the MPSSAA football playoff.  The Wildcats historic season finished 8-3 which included a playoff win against Urbana along with wins against, Bethesda-Chevy Chase, Whitman and Churchill.  A win against the latter two […]

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November 9, 2019 | Phil Fabrizio

Quince Orchard Dominates Playoff Matchup with Crosstown Gaithersburg

Gaithersburg, MD: Friday, November 8, 2019 It’s freezing cold.  The Cougar Dome is sparsely populated for this first round of the 2019 MPSSAA football playoffs.  Quince Orchard is ahead by 36 points at the end of the first quarter over their crosstown opponent the Gaithersburg Trojans. The play clock still ticks according to the normal […]

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October 27, 2019 | Phil Fabrizio

Quince Orchard Survives Test from Northwest to Stay Undefeated

Gaithersburg, MD: Friday October 26, 2019 Quince Orchard is now 8-0 but staying undefeated did not come easily for the Cougars against their rival Northwest Jaguars Friday night.  It was QO’s latest win in what I call the Battle of Great Seneca. The Jaguars took the opening kickoff and managed the clock for nearly the […]

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September 15, 2019 | Phil Fabrizio

In Battle of County Titans, Quince Orchard Tops Damascus 21-7

Damascus High School held command over MoCo football competitors for nearly eight years. The Hornets were only defeated once since 2011 and that was by Quince Orchard in 2013.  Quince Orchard found a way in the fourth quarter to hand Damascus it’s first on-field season defeat, by a score of 21 to 7. Damascus, ranked […]

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September 6, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

High School Football is Back in Full Force

Are you ready for some high school football? Montgomery County schools kick off the new season Friday night. Look for photos and score updates from the Quince Orchard-Wootton and Seneca Valley-Watkins Mill games on MyMCMedia’s social media platforms: Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Montgomery Community Media will cover games all season. Last year, Quince Orchard won […]

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April 9, 2019 | Sam Merrill

Former Quince Orchard Pass Rusher Signs with Redskins

The Washington Redskins announced Monday that they were signing Andrew Ankrah, a two-time All-American at James Madison University (JMU) and a former Quince Orchard Cougar. Ankrah graduated in 2013, where he played basketball and ran track in addition to helping the football team reach the state finals twice. As a senior at Quince Orchard, Ankrah […]

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December 6, 2018 | Phil Fabrizio

High School Student-Athletes of the Year in Montgomery County

Jenaisya Moore, Northwest High School and Marquez Cooper, Quince Orchard High School are my choices for Montgomery County student-athlete players of the year for the 2018 Fall sports season. Both are captains and led their respective teams to 4A state championships, one in volleyball and the other in football. Jenaisya Moore, a four-year starter with […]

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