Michael Gerbasi


Name: Michael Gerbasi
Position: Online Sports Editor
Graduation Year: 2014


Stories (35)


2014 SCO NFL mock draft

By Samuel Popper, Abel Chanyalew, Michael Gerbasi | May 8, 2014, 1:27 p.m. | In Blair »

The NFL is seemingly always in the sports news cycle, but one of the biggest days on its calendar is finally here. Here at SCO, we've created our (one and only) official mock draft for the 2014 NFL draft.

2014 MLB preview

By Ross Cohen-Kristiansen Michael Gerbasi | March 30, 2014, 9:07 p.m. | In Professional »

America's pastime is back! For those who can't remember after a long winter, the Boston Red Sox became World Series champions after defeating the St. Louis Cardinals in six games. Before we embark on the 162-game journey, SCO experts are looking to identify this year's Red Sox.

2013-2014 NBA preview

By Jack Estrin Michael Gerbasi | Oct. 28, 2013, 6:21 p.m. | In Professional »

NBA fans need wait no longer: introducing the official SCO 2013-2014 NBA preview.

SCO Says: Dating, SAT or ACT and much more

By Samuel Popper, Melissa Arias, Michael Gerbasi, Temi Ibirogba | Sept. 19, 2013, 9:58 a.m. | In Humor »

Yo how do I learn to balance school, sports and a social life? -Illuminati Mel: Just don't sleep

Who can beat the Heat?

By Michael Gerbasi | May 7, 2013, 8:07 p.m. | In Sports Blog »

Since day one of the NBA season it has been a foregone conclusion that the Miami Heat is the best team in the league. Now that the second round of the playoffs are beginning and the Heat has already manhandled the Bucks, one must ask who can beat the Heat?

2013 MLB Preview

By Michael Gerbasi Jacob Buchholz | April 2, 2013, 2:10 a.m. | In Professional »

Opening day has arrived and that means that the NBA, the NHL and even March Madness can take a back seat as America's pastime retakes its place at the center of our attention. For one day everybody is in first place and anybody can win the World Series. But because that will not last, we at SCO have broken down the season from start to finish, in order to give you a sneak peak at what lies ahead.

NFL Divisional Round Predictions

By Jack Estrin, Michael Gerbasi, Jacob Buchholz, Josh Schmidt | Jan. 12, 2013, 1:28 p.m. | In Professional »

The Redskins' season is over, and now the spotlight switches to the Ravens, who take on the top seeded Broncos in Denver. The Ravens are huge underdogs, but they proved a lot int their big win over Indianapolis last week.

NFL Wild Card Round Predictions

By Jack Estrin, Michael Gerbasi, Jacob Buchholz, Josh Schmidt | Jan. 4, 2013, 10:28 p.m. | In Professional »

Once again, three rookie quarterbacks are taking the spotlight. Andrew Luck and the Colts suit up against the Ravens on Sunday, followed by a Russell Wilson, Robert Griffin III showdown at FedEx Field.

NFL Week Sixteen Predictions

By Jack Estrin, Michael Gerbasi, Jacob Buchholz, Josh Schmidt | Dec. 21, 2012, 9:53 p.m. | In Professional »

Only two weeks left in the regular season and both local teams are battling it out for playoff spots. The Ravens have been sliding after beginning the season 9-2 they have now lost three in a row and must face the Giants and the Bengals with their playoff hopes on the line.

Steroids in Cooperstown

By Michael Gerbasi | Dec. 20, 2012, 10:22 p.m. | In Sports Blog »

Who really owns Major League Baseball (MLB)? The owners? The players? No. The game of baseball belongs to the fans. What the fans say goes.

NFL Week Fifteen Predictions

By Jack Estrin, Michael Gerbasi, Jacob Buchholz, Josh Schmidt | Dec. 16, 2012, 2:17 p.m. | In Professional »

This weekend will be filled with big time matchups with playoff implications.

Blair to hold International Night for first time in two years

By Michael Gerbasi | Dec. 10, 2012, 4:09 p.m. | In Local »

Blair will hold International Night, a Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA) sponsored event, for the first time in two years on Thursday, Dec. 13, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the Student Activity Center (SAC).

NFL Week Fourteen Predictions

By Jack Estrin, Michael Gerbasi, Jacob Buchholz, Josh Schmidt | Dec. 9, 2012, 1:26 p.m. | In Professional »

The Redskins take on the Ravens this week in a battle of the beltway. The 9-3 Ravens are on paper the favorites but our SCO experts are voting 4-0 in favor of the Skins.

NFL Week Thirteen Predictions

By Jack Estrin, Michael Gerbasi, Jacob Buchholz, Josh Schmidt | Dec. 1, 2012, 4:45 p.m. | In Professional »

A relatively boring weekend of football will be saved on Monday Night as the Redskins face off with the Giants on national television.

NFL Week Twelve Predictions

By Jack Estrin, Michael Gerbasi, Jacob Buchholz, Josh Schmidt | Nov. 20, 2012, 9:14 p.m. | In Professional »

It's Thanksgiving, which means a day filled with football, food and fun and this year's Thanksgiving football slate is more exciting than ever.

NFL Week Eleven Predictions

By Jack Estrin, Michael Gerbasi, Jacob Buchholz, Josh Schmidt | Nov. 18, 2012, 3:09 p.m. | In Professional »

It will be an exciting weekend of football. The Redskins are back as they face off with the Vick-less Eagles at home and the Ravens play the Steelers on Sunday Night Football to kick off another edition of the much anticipated rivalry.

NFL Week Ten Predictions

By Jack Estrin, Michael Gerbasi, Jacob Buchholz, Josh Schmidt | Nov. 11, 2012, 3:04 p.m. | In Professional »

While the Redskins sit at home and watch during their bye week, DC fans will have to find another game for their Sunday fun. The Houston Texans against the Chicago Bears will be that game.

NFL Week Nine Predictions

By Jack Estrin, Michael Gerbasi, Jacob Buchholz, Josh Schmidt | Nov. 4, 2012, 2:53 p.m. | In Professional »

The NFL has reached its halfway point and still many questions remain unanswered. Can anyone but the Giants compete in the NFC East? Are the Falcons too good to lose?

Health Chips: Five easy tips for staying healthy

By Michael Gerbasi | Nov. 1, 2012, 8:29 p.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

As fall wraps up and winter comes up right around the corner, it is easy to stray away from keeping fit.

PTSA continues annual citrus sale

By Michael Gerbasi | Oct. 28, 2012, 3:26 p.m. | In Local »

The Blair citrus sale, the Parent Teacher Student Association's (PTSA) biggest fundraiser of the year, began in September and helps to fundraise for After Prom.

NFL Week Eight Predictions

By Jack Estrin, Michael Gerbasi, Jacob Buchholz, Josh Schmidt | Oct. 28, 2012, 2:13 p.m. | In Professional »

RG3 was great once again and yet the Redskins dropped to 3-4. The Redskins are living proof that one man doesn't make a team.

NFL Week Seven Predictions

By Jack Estrin, Michael Gerbasi, Jacob Buchholz, Josh Schmidt | Oct. 21, 2012, 1:43 p.m. | In Professional »

The Ravens finally seemed to be getting healthy with Terrell Suggs' imminent return when last week against Dallas both Ray Lewis and LarDarius Webb went down with serious injuries.

Costly turnovers result in homecoming defeat

By Michael Gerbasi | Oct. 20, 2012, 4:09 p.m. | In Blair »

The Blair varsity football team (2-6) lost to the Blake Bengals (5-3) by a score of 29-0 on Friday night. The game play was nearly as sloppy as the conditions as eight Blazer turnovers led to their defeat on the rainy night.

NFL Week Six Predictions

By Jack Estrin, Michael Gerbasi, Jacob Buchholz, Josh Schmidt | Oct. 14, 2012, 12:14 p.m. | In Professional »

Now that the Nationals' and Orioles' seasons have been abruptly ended, local sports fans will be looking to the Redskins and Ravens for hope.

NFL Week Five Predictions

By Jack Estrin, Michael Gerbasi, Jacob Buchholz, Josh Schmidt | Oct. 3, 2012, 8:16 p.m. | In Professional »

A week of boring match-ups is to come but Peyton Manning vs. Tom Brady will liven it up. It may not be the same as in years past but it should be interesting to watch.

Blair stuns Northwood in the Battle of the Boulevard

By Michael Gerbasi | Sept. 29, 2012, 10:52 p.m. | In Blair »

The Blair varsity football team (1-4) defeated the Northwood Gladiators (1-5) by a score of 13-8 on Saturday. This was their first win in nearly two years.

NFL Week Four Predictions

By Jack Estrin, Michael Gerbasi, Jacob Buchholz, Josh Schmidt | Sept. 27, 2012, 10:52 p.m. | In Professional »

It is about time. Three weeks of missed calls and unruly play was enough to get Roger Goodell and the NFL to finally finish their failure of an experiment with replacement referees.

Sideline Report: The hunt for October heats up

By Michael Gerbasi | Sept. 25, 2012, 8:23 p.m. | In Sports Blog »

A breakdown of MLB's wild-card hunt: only the Braves, Cards, Dodgers, Brewers, Phillies and Diamondbacks fight for the National League while all 14 teams vie for the American League.

Record number of MCPS students take ACT

By Michael Gerbasi | Sept. 22, 2012, 2:38 p.m. | In Local »

On Aug. 28, MCPS reported that a record number of students took the American College Test (ACT) in Montgomery County last year.

NFL Week Three Predictions

By Jack Estrin, Michael Gerbasi, Jacob Buchholz, Josh Schmidt | Sept. 20, 2012, 4:53 p.m. | In Professional »

Week two showed that nobody is invincible as the Ravens, Patriots, Jets and Broncos tallied their first loss of the season. Here are our picks for Week 3.

NFL Week Two Predictions

By Jack Estrin, Michael Gerbasi, Jacob Buchholz, Josh Schmidt | Sept. 12, 2012, 8:02 p.m. | In Professional »

A lot happened week one, but the question is what was a predictor of things to come and what was a result of a lot of luck (Kevin Ogletree) or not enough luck (Eli Manning).

Quince Orchard steamrolls varsity football

By Michael Gerbasi | Sept. 9, 2012, 11:51 a.m. | In Blair »

The varsity football team (0-2) experienced a crushing defeat at the hands of one of the elite teams in the area: the Quince Orchard Cougars (2-0), who dominated in all facets of the game.

NFL Week One Predictions

By Jack Estrin, Michael Gerbasi, Jacob Buchholz, Josh Schmidt | Sept. 4, 2012, 3:51 p.m. | In Professional »

The NFL is back and after an offseason, which included the uncovering of a bounty scandal, an unresolved labor dispute with the referees union and an unending array of lawsuits filed against the league, we need football more than ever.

Lack of offense thwarts Blazers in opener

By Michael Gerbasi | Sept. 1, 2012, 10:48 p.m. | In Blair »

The Blair varsity football team lost their season opener to Bethesda-Chevy Chase (BCC) by a score of 13-2 on Friday.

Punishing "The Penn State Way"

By Michael Gerbasi | Aug. 6, 2012, 11:39 p.m. | In Op/Ed »

The harsh sanctions on Penn State University are necessary to heal wounds caused by the scandal.



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Photo: BurgerFi

By Michael Gerbasi | May 1, 2014, midnight

BurgerFi is not your average burger joint.