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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.

FIFA elects new president

This year, the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) finally voted in Zurich on Friday, Feb. 26 to elect Gianni Infantino as their new president.

Girls' soccer falls to B-CC in first playoff game

The Blazers (5-8-1) lost 4-0 to the Bethesda Chevy-Chase Barons (12-3) on Friday night, ending their season on a bittersweet note. Though the scoreboard may not have reflected it, the Blazers put up an unrelenting fight through the entirety of the game.

Boys' soccer defeats Blake in an impressive display of teamwork

Boys’ varsity soccer (5-2-4) beat Blake (6-5-2) by a score of 3-1 on Tuesday. A combination of communication, possession, and smart passes led the team to a satisfying victory over Blake.

Girls' soccer ties game against Blake

The Blazers (5-7-1) played a close game against the Blake Bengals (4-8-1) which ended in a 0-0 draw after two periods of overtime.

Girls' soccer comes in close in 2-1 loss against Churchill

The Blazers (2-5) played a determined and strong game against the Churchill Bulldogs (5-0-1), losing by only one goal in the 2-1 game Saturday afternoon.

Girls' soccer team loses by one goal in hard-fought game

The Blazers (2-4) brought speed, aggression and strength to the game against Richard Montgomery (3-1) on Friday night, coming up just short with a 2-1 loss.

Boys' soccer secures overtime win against Kennedy

Varsity boys' soccer (2-1-1) defeated Kennedy (0-3) in overtime by a score of 5-4. Blair managed to stay calm and work together despite injuries, a red card, and a determined Kennedy team in an exciting game on Wednesday evening.

Boys' soccer a mere penalty shot from a win against Whitman

Varsity boys' soccer (1-1-1) ended a chilly Monday night with a 1-1 tie against Whitman (3-0-1). Blair was not fazed by Whitman's strong reputation and refused to lower their energy throughout the game.

The rise of Major League Soccer

On a rainy day in Foxborough, Massachusetts, the stage was set for the first ever MLS Cup. The Galaxy and United finished with the second and third most points in Major League Soccer (MLS) respectively during the regular season. United had already overcome Supporters' Shield winner Tampa Bay Mutiny in the best two-out-of-three semifinal, but the Galaxy still looked like the odds-on favorite.
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