Quince Orchard Football

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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November 25, 2018 | Phil Fabrizio

Quince Orchard Defeats Rival Wise, 31 – 6

GAITHERSBURG MD, FRIDAY NOVEMBER 23 Quince Orchard (QO) shook off years of frustration and over powered Dr. Henry Wise High School to claim a spot in next week’s Maryland 4A football state finals against North Point. The final score of 31-6 did not define the complete game performance by the Cougars while Wise appeared dazed. […]

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November 17, 2018 | Phil Fabrizio

Quince Orchard Wins 4A West Regional Football Title

The Quince Orchard (QO) football team moved one step closer to a date in Annapolis in early December with the 35-0 win over rival Northwest (NW) High School.  The win gave QO the 4A West Regional Championship and a possible date with their nemesis Dr Henry A Wise High School next week at home. One […]

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November 3, 2018 | Phil Fabrizio

Rain and Mud Makes QO a Winner

North Potomac, MD Friday, November 2 The field was a sea of mud as the rain only added to the fun or misery depending on which team you rooted for. Ultimately, the slick field favored the faster Quince Orchard Cougars as they improved their record to 9-1 and secured home-field advantage in upcoming MPSSAA playoffs. Despite […]

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November 25, 2017 | Staff Writer

Quince Orchard Cougars Going to States with Semifinal Win over North Point, 40-14 (PHOTOS)

Quince Orchard Cougars traveled to Waldorf, Maryland, Friday night to play the North Point Eagles in the 4A state semifinal match. With a 40-14 win, Quince Orchard Cougars return to the state championship Dec. 1 at the Navy Stadium in Annapolis. North Point scored first with a five-yard touchdown and extra point in the first […]

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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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September 25, 2017 | Phil Fabrizio

A Classic Football Game, Bullis and Quince Orchard

On my, oh momma what a game. The teams went toe to toe into the fourth quarter and beyond in overtime too. Bullis Prep Bulldogs prevailed 42-41 as Quince Orchard went for the win at home and fell short on their two-point conversion attempt in overtime. Three teams showed up at the Cougar Dome in Gaithersburg […]

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December 16, 2016 | Phil Fabrizio

Friday Night Lights Football Year in Review (PHOTOS)

Take us back to the fall, Phil. For those of us in the DMV it was warm, colorful and full of promise and rewards. I caught some but not all MoCo state high school championship winners in photo action during the year. So before the review starts let me congratulate these MoCo schools for a […]

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