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Former Maryland center Diamond Stone may have jumped the gun by declaring for the NBA draft. Courtesy of Baltimore Sun

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Buddy Hield, Brice Johnson, Malcolm Brogdon, local NCAA tournament hero Kris Jenkins. These guys all stayed in college for the long haul. Three seniors and Jenkins, the lone junior, who all made it deep into the tourney despite not being on the forefront of the NBA radar.
Students who have formed Black CAP wear all black to bring attention to their cause. Courtesy of @BLACKCAP_MBHS

What's trending at Blair?

Although selfies, dance trends, rants, cute pets, and more selfies are the usual content that flood our Twitter feeds, social justice movements have also begun to dominate.
USA forward Clint Dempsey battles for the ball. Courtesy of Sounder at Heart

USA advance in Copa America Centenario

The United States national men's soccer team beat Paraguay 1-0 Saturday in Philadelphia. This victory puts America in first place in their group, allowing for the opportunity to play either Peru or Ecuador in the quarterfinal round.

Hiding in plain sight

We all love Chipotle's burrito bowls, Santucci's artisan sandwiches and Subway's fresh footlongs, but there are some places across the street that stay hidden in the shadows of those Four Corners staples. We pass by Four Corners every day before school, after school, and during school (just kidding, because we have closed lunch, of course!), yet somehow we ignore the independent eateries just a short walk away.
Junior Thierry Siewe Yanga anchors the boys' 4x800 meter relay team. Courtesy of MoCoRunning

Blazers take home two state track titles

Junior Thierry Siewe Yanga won the Maryland boys' 4A 800 meter race with a time of 1:55.22 at the Maryland Track and Field State Championships at Morgan State University in Baltimore on Saturday, May 28. The day before, Friday, May 27, he also led the boys' 4x800 meter relay team, along with seniors Ben Geertsema and Alexander Mangiafico and junior Dominic Massimino, to win the state championship with a time of 7:58.58.

Opinions »

Rent-a-prom-date

"This is strictly a platonic Friendship website. This is NOT a dating website, and NOT an escort agency. Services on this website are strictly for FRIENDSHIP purposes only." These guidelines are plastered across the various pages, headlines, and banners of website RentAFriend.com, where you can hire somebody to spend time with you for between ten and forty dollars an hour. Prostitution is illegal in forty nine out of fifty states, but paying someone to be your friend isn't illegal in any. Should it be?

Is nothing sacred?

Welcome to the Blair witch trials

News »

Blair team wins second place at the regional Rubik's Cube competition

The Blair Rubik's Cube team won second place at the DC metro "You CAN do the Rubik's Cube" tournament at the National Electronics Museum on April 2.

Samir Paul wins Rising-Star Teacher Award

Bill would require annual mental health training for teachers

Entertainment »

The swirling sounds of jazz

Enjoy these sounds in the playlist included in this article to finish off Jazz Appreciation Month.

Batman v. Superman: Dawn of the Justice League

Dr. Dog joined by the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra for an exciting show

Sports »

Blair softball loses high-scoring state semifinal

The Blair Blazers (16-5) and the Chopticon Braves (20-4) battled each other for six innings, but the seventh inning saw 14 total runs scored and ended when Chopticon's bats came alive and brought the winning run across.

MoCo running back enrolls early to UMD

Blair varsity baseball wins extra inning thriller

     

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