The baseball team lost 5-4 to Quince Orchard High School (QO). This was its second loss in a row by just one run, evening Blair's record at 3-3. The Blazers led from the top of the first until the bottom of the seventh. Blair pitching and defense proved itself yet again today in six innings of great baseball. Junior starter Grant Staking was far from dominant, but he made quality pitches and had sound fielders behind him.
Blazer baseball lost 5-4 to Quince Orchard (QO) High School. This was Blair's second loss in a row by just one run, evening its record at 3-3. The Blazers led from the top of the first until the bottom of the seventh inning.
Defense was the name of the game tonight as Sherwood High School shut out Blair baseball, 1-0. The Blazers' record dropped to 3-2 after yesterday's 33-1 rout of Kennedy High School.
Today's game was called because of rain with Blair up 6-1 in the bottom of the fourth inning. The Blazers had the bases loaded with only one out and senior third-baseman Jen Sindall coming up to bat.
Blair Baseball overcame a 5-2 deficit in the seventh and final inning to beat the B-CC Barons 8-5.
A sunny if chilly Opening Day at Blazer Stadium began and ended with silence: first for American patriots overseas, and last in the wake of Blair baseball's 10-6 loss to the Wootton Patriots.
Michael Jordan has graced the NBA with his presence on the court for 15 seasons. The five-time MVP led the Chicago Bulls to six NBA championships and is third all-time in scoring.
Nine major Maryland universities, including the University of Maryland (UMD), will increase their tuition by 5 percent for the spring semester to help mitigate massive cuts to their budget that reflect a failing economy that has also negatively affected MCPS and Blair.
They're the Brady Bunch to our Diff'rent Strokes, the vanilla ice cream to our New York Super Fudge Chunk, the skinless boneless chicken breast to our scrumptious pot pie. They reside in a secluded palace in Bethesda with an Ivy League-esque campus while we wallow in mud when we're lucky enough to escape the enormous walls of our mall/prison that is surrounded on all sides by six lanes of heavy traffic.
American patriotism and international sympathy sparked by the Sept 11 terrorist attacks gave the U.S. wide latitude to take military action against the al Qaeda terrorist network. But international sympathy has run dry with President George W. Bush's attempted extension of the war to Iraq, and lack of international support is just one of many reasons why the U.S. should not initiate a war.
Blair's truncated field hockey season ended with a loss in the first round of the playoffs to Whitman High School, 4-1. The Code Blue status in MCPS from sniper attacks allowed Blair to play only seven games, the last of which on Oct 1 was also a loss to Whitman, leaving them with an unresolved season record of 2-4-1.
Blair's practice and track fields are scheduled for improvements, some of which have begun already, in the upcoming year. Uneven surfaces and clumps of grass injured many Blair athletes last year.