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Blair varsity football demolishes Springbrook

In their fourth game of the season, Blair football (3-1) tore apart Springbrook (0-4) in a game that ended 40-18. Although marred by an 18-minute blackout and a medical issue in the stands, the Blazers worked together and played hard throughout the entire game.

Fall desserts: October opulence

October is one of my favorite months for a number of reasons. Supermarkets are filled with pumpkins, apples and spices, and—towards the end of the month—Halloween candy. Here at SCO, we bring you monthly updates on seasonal desserts. Enjoy!
Carrying the momentum of a no-hitter, the Nationals are bound for a World Series title Courtesy of Fansided

2014 MLB Playoffs preview

After an endless summer, the Major League Baseball (MLB) season ended with a bang on Sept. 28, with a final farewell to Derek Jeter and a no-hitter by Jordan Zimmermann. After the long journey of surprises of a 162 game season, the dust has finally settled and only 10 teams are left. SCO takes a look at who we think will be the big winner this October.
Quadcopter drone purchased by the MCFRS Courtesy of the Gazette

Montgomery County purchases drones

The Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS) recently purchased three unmanned aerial systems – otherwise known as drones – for use during rescue situations. However, due to civil liberty and safety concerns, the County Council requested that all drones be grounded until a policy is developed surrounding the use of the drones

Boys' soccer triumphs over Northwood 4-1

Boys varsity soccer (3-1-4) easily defeated Northwood (1-5) under a grey cloudy sky on Monday evening. Northwood's defense was strong, but not strong enough to hold back a determined Blair team. Blair's offense had control of the ball for the majority of the game and managed to secure a significant lead during the first half of play.

Poll »

What's the best thing about fall?
  • Tastes: pumpkins, apples and spices, oh my
  • Halloween and Thanksgiving
  • Football season!
  • Being back in school ;)
  • Sweater weather
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Opinions »

The NFL’s broken suspension policy

Regardless of the National Football League’s (NFL) decision earlier this last week regarding Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice’s indefinite suspension, it is clear that the League’s internal justice system is completely nonsensical.

TI: same since ‘84

Nobody is more important than the state

News »

Ebola epidemic worsens in western Africa

The Ebola virus currently spreading throughout western Africa has generated over 3,700 suspected and confirmed cases as of Aug 31, making it the largest Ebola outbreak in history.

New state requirements for emergency drills

Blair to send students to France in pilot exchange program

Entertainment »

"The Maze Runner" runs its way to victory

"The Maze Runner" delivers the dark angst that teenagers relish in dystopian worlds, and is a welcome addition to the ever-burgeoning young adult canon.

SCO Top Five: New TV shows to watch this fall

Blair student music roundup

Sports »

Girls' Volleyball suffers a close defeat to Sherwood

The Blair girls' varsity volleyball team (5-2) played a long and intense match against the Sherwood Warriors (11-0), but was ultimately defeated. The match was tough from the get-go as both teams played their all; the scores for the three sets were 18-25, 19-25, and 19-25.

Girls' tennis leaves Northwest in the dust

NFL Week Four Predictions