Team looks to continue success with counties nearing

After coming off the Quince Orchard Cougar Relays, the team was prepared to compete at the Viking Invitational on April 13 and 14. On April 13, junior Mikhail Brown finished tied for second in the boys’ high jump event, jumping six feet. In the boys’ long jump event, junior Keith Cartwright finished fourth, jumping a total of 19 feet one inch. In the boy’s one-mile, … Continue reading Team looks to continue success with counties nearing

Outdoor Track: Impressive start to season leaves team optimistic

In preparation for the first meet of the season, the team competed against each other in time trials on Mar. 13 and 14. Junior Keith Cartwright finished first in the men’s 100 meter race with a time of 11.68 seconds. Cartwright also finished first in the men’s 200 meter race with a time of 24.50 seconds. In the men’s 400 meter race, junior Shayne Brooks … Continue reading Outdoor Track: Impressive start to season leaves team optimistic

Outdoor Track and Field: Runners prepare for upcoming season with practice

The return of warmer weather means the return of outdoor track and field. Track athletes are now able to return to competing and practicing outdoors on the school track. Both boys’ and girls’ teams are looking to improve from last year. “Compared to last year, I feel that this year will be focused on individual events and preparing the underclassmen relay teams. For the boys’ … Continue reading Outdoor Track and Field: Runners prepare for upcoming season with practice

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Brooks, Devine qualify for indoor track states

With the season winding down, the track team competed in the Montgomery Invitational on Jan. 13, hoping to build momentum before regionals. In the boys’ 4×400 relay, the team of senior Ambrose Devine and juniors Keith Cartwright, Shayne Brooks and Julien Bastin finished ninth with a time of 3:42.05. In the boys’ 500 meter race, Brooks finished 13th with a time of 1:10.64.   In … Continue reading ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Brooks, Devine qualify for indoor track states

Indoor Track: End of MCPS meets brings start of the ‘real’ season

Since the MCPS Meet #2 was not rescheduled, the team focused on their next meet, MCPS Meet #3, which was on Dec. 26. They competed against the same 24 teams from the first MCPS meet. This meet was scheduled in the middle of winter break so many athletes were unable to attend. This allowed other athletes, who may not have been able to participate in … Continue reading Indoor Track: End of MCPS meets brings start of the ‘real’ season

Indoor Track and Field: Preliminary meets show team can succeed this season

After completing the time trials on Nov. 28 and Nov. 29, the team was ready to put their hard work to the test at a meet. Their first meet was the MCPS Meet #1 on Dec. 5. At this meet, the team competed against 24 other Montgomery County teams. This meet allowed the coaches to see how the team would fare against other competition. In … Continue reading Indoor Track and Field: Preliminary meets show team can succeed this season

Indoor Track: Preseason workouts show team has potential

The indoor track team began training in early November to follow-up on their successful season last year. With many talented seniors graduating last year, the new seniors will need to lead from the front along with support from underclassmen to make this season a success. On the track team, there are two distinct teams; the sprinters and the distance teams. These teams compete in different … Continue reading Indoor Track: Preseason workouts show team has potential