Quince Orchard Football

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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November 28, 2016 | Phil Fabrizio

Taking It One Game at a Time

A standing room only crowd surrounded the entire football field at Quince Orchard High School on Friday, November 25th in what would be the last home crowd of the season.  In this match up between two schools with a 11-1 record the Annapolis Fighting Panthers would experience life inside the Cougar Dome for the first […]

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November 23, 2015 | Phil Fabrizio

Friday Night Lights: The Thrill and Agony (PHOTOS)

Thank ABC’s Wide World of Sports and broadcaster Jim McKay for one of sports television’s greatest spoken phrases: “… the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat.” It is always at this time of year during state championship playoffs when this part of sports phraseology becomes so real. The money shot for sports photographers […]

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November 6, 2015 | Staff Writer

Quince Orchard Cougars Over Paint Branch Panthers, 38-14 (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

The Quince Orchard Cougars dominated the Paint Branch Panthers Friday night in the last game of the regular season. The final score was 38-14. In a ceremony prior to the game, Paint Branch retired #54 Darnell Dockett’s jersey. Darnell Dockett was a 1999 graduate of Paint Branch High School with a remarkable football career including […]

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August 24, 2015 | Phil Fabrizio

Previewing Fall Football in MoCo (PHOTOS)

I had the pleasure last week to drop in at the Montgomery County Athletic Directors (AD) August Meeting. All 25 ADs were present and hard at work coordinating with Montgomery County Police Department district captains on the upcoming fall sports season for their respective schools. During break between the planning activities I was able to […]

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June 12, 2015 | Phil Fabrizio

Seven on Seven – Spring Football

Seven on Seven football has become a spring rite of passage for rising high school sophomores, juniors and seniors interested in playing varsity in the fall. The 2014-2015 sports calendar for high school students ends with the last pitch of the varsity baseball state championship, which coincides with Memorial Day weekend.  The following week prospective […]

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