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Blair's offense could not move the ball consistently against the QO defense. Nicholas Fechner-Mills
Blair's offense could not move the ball consistently against the QO defense.

Blair loses tough first round matchup at Quince Orchard 48-17

Despite mounting a two score comeback in the third quarter, the deficit faced by the Montgomery Blair Blazers was too steep in a 48-17 loss in the first round of the playoffs to the Quince Orchard (QO) Cougars on a windy Friday night.

Boy's soccer falls to Meade in state semifinal

The Blair Blazers (15-2) lost to the Meade Mustangs (16-1) 3-1 in penalty kicks Saturday night. After regulation and two overtime periods the score was 0-0 in a game dominated by two tough defensive units. The loss knocked the Blazers out of the playoffs.

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Blair boys' soccer wins division championship

The Blair Blazers (15-1) beat the Wootton Patriots (10-4) 3-1 Tuesday in the regional championship game. The Blazers took a commanding three goal lead early in the game, and Wootton scored a late goal in a bid to get back into the game. With this victory, Blair advances to the state semifinals.

Blair boys' soccer advances in playoffs

The Blair Blazers (15-1) beat the Walter Johnson Wildcats (13-3) 1-0 in the third round of playoffs to advance to the next round. The game was close throughout, with both teams playing strong defense up until a second half goal by junior defender Rolf Ngana.

Blair field hockey falls in first playoff game against B-CC

Blair varsity field hockey (3-9-1) exhausted all of their efforts against the Bethesda Chevy-Chase Barons (9-4) last Thursday, but ultimately lost 3-1 in the first round of the playoffs. It was an intense game, with a lot of close chances for both sides to win the match.

Blair boys' soccer wins first playoff game

The Blair Blazers (14-1) beat the Richard Montgomery Rockets (6-8) 3-1 after going down by a goal late in the first half. Blair's comeback was led by the team's senior captains Sean Munroe and Jimmy McMillian, who each scored a goal in the second half.

Girls' soccer worn down by Warriors

The Blazers (7-8-1) lost to the Sherwood Warriors (10-3) 4-0 in the second round of playoffs to end their season. The Blazers could not keep up with the intensity of the Warriors attack and fell behind as a result.
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SCO Fantasy Football Picks Week 12

Once a week SCO staff writers Ben Yokoyama and Charlie Lott will post their fantasy football predictions alongside those of a special guest teacher and one student from the general Blair population.

NFL Week 11 Predictions

Standings: 1. Bobby: 84-49 2. Sandeep: 80-53 3. Lauren: 79-54 4. Charlie: 78-55

Fantasy football is changing NFL fans

Some fantasy players find that friendly competition between league members is the most important part of their weekly games, not to mention bragging rights for the rest of the week when they win. Others remain loyal to their NFL teams while playing fantasy sports, but find ways to still be competitive.