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Colonels serve JV boys' basketball with a defeat

By | Feb. 8, 2006, midnight | In Blair »

February 6, NELSON H. KOBREN MEMORIAL GYMNASIUM — The JV boys basketball team 64-43 in Monday's game against the Magruder Colonels. This most recent defeat marked the third in a string of overwhelming losses.


Blake edges past Blazers

By Jon Berger | Feb. 6, 2006, midnight | In Blair »

The Blair Community ice hockey team is not affiliated with or sponsored by the Montgomery Blair High School athletic program or Montgomery County Public Schools. The team is an independent group of Blair students.


Trades shake up NBA landscape

By Abe Schwadron | Feb. 2, 2006, midnight | In Professional »

When Wally Szczerbiak and Ron Artest met on the court Friday night, they were not in Minnesota, nor in Indiana, where until last week the two had been for seven and five years respectively. Instead, the pair met in Boston, where Szczerbiak's new team, the Celtics, hosted Artest's new squad, the Sacramento Kings. Artest and Szczerbiak found new homes last week via trades that could have a significant impact on the second half of the NBA season.


Blue Devils roll over Blazers

By Jon Berger | Jan. 31, 2006, midnight | In Blair »

The Blair Community ice hockey team is not affiliated with or sponsored by the Montgomery Blair High School athletic program or Montgomery County Public Schools. The team is an independent group of Blair students.


Duke still on top of the NCAA

By Payal Patnaik | Jan. 30, 2006, midnight | In College »

Those ol' coaches have a soft corner for tradition and their favorites. Duke, despite their startling defeat against Georgetown, was ranked second in both the AP and ESPN polls released last Monday after receiving 10 first place votes. UConn, with only one loss in the season, was ranked number one this week with 19 votes. And in the coach's poll, the Blue Devils were only three points behind the Huskies. Georgetown captured the rank of 21 in the NCAA in the AP poll, but remained unranked in ESPN's.


Trojans slip past Blazers

By Jon Berger | Jan. 28, 2006, midnight | In Blair »

The Blair Community ice hockey team is not affiliated with or sponsored by the Montgomery Blair High School athletic program or Montgomery County Public Schools. The team is an independent group of Blair students.


For JV boys' basketball, the season draws to a disappointing close

By | Jan. 25, 2006, midnight | In Blair »

JAN. 20, NELSON H. KOBREN MEMORIAL GYMNASIUM - Friday's game between the Blair boys' junior varsity basketball team and Richard Montgomery was, in many ways, representative of Blair's performance this season.


Bulldogs bounce Blazers in a heartbreaker

By Abe Schwadron | Jan. 13, 2006, midnight | In Blair »

Losing streaks are never fun. So when the JV boys' basketball team left the court on Wednesday night after losing their third straight game, head coach Emanuel Charles could only find one word to describe his emotions. "Terrible," said Charles. "Just terrible." The Blazers' fell to the Churchill Bulldogs, 56-53, in a game highlighted by an uptempo style and lights-out shooting from both teams.


At long last, JV girls' basketball scores a well-deserved win

By | Jan. 10, 2006, midnight | In Blair »

NELSON H. KOBREN MEMORIAL GYMNASIUM, Dec. 6— The junior varsity girls' basketball team (2-5) won 35-31 in overtime against Sherwood, bringing an end to their four-game losing streak.


After a promising start, JV boys' basketball falls to Sherwood

By | Jan. 9, 2006, midnight | In Blair »

NELSON H. KOBREN MEMORIAL GYMANISUM, Jan. 6— In a game that had all the early makings of a David vs. Goliath-like upset, the result of the Blair junior varsity boys' basketball game against Sherwood was one that was, by many, expected. Despite an impressive start, Blair eventually fell for the first time on their home turf, losing 55-44.


Sherwood shreds JV boys' basketball

By Abe Schwadron | Jan. 8, 2006, midnight | In Blair »

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Do you hail to the Redskins?

By Abe Schwadron Josh Zipin | Jan. 6, 2006, midnight | In Professional »

With the Washington Redskins in the NFL Playoffs for the first time since 1999, local football fans have something to celebrate. To those casual fans who like to share the excitement and learn the game, this means a weekend of social stimulation. But to those supporters who take their fandom seriously, Saturday's matchup with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers means ecstasy or depression, love or hate, life or death. All this banter begs the question, what kind of Redskins fan are you? This short quiz will determine exactly where you lie on the spectrum on Washington football fanatics.


Whitman Vikings steal the game from the Blazers

By | Jan. 4, 2006, midnight | In Blair »

JAN. 3, NELSON H. KOBREN MEMORIAL GYMNASIUM — The junior varsity girls' basketball team suffered their fourth straight loss to the Whitman Vikings, 44-59, even after a brief burst of energy in the second quarter.


JV Boys' Basketball routs Whitman Vikings

By | Jan. 4, 2006, midnight | In Blair »

NELSON H. KOBREN MEMORIAL GYMANISUM, Jan. 3 The junior varsity boys' basketball team continued its home court dominance with a 64-56 win over the Walt Whitman Vikings.


Redskins victory secures playoff berth

By Alex Hyder | Jan. 2, 2006, midnight | In Professional »

No one would have thought it at the end of last season, when Joe Gibbs, fresh from retirement, led the redskins to a disappointing 6-10 finish. No one would have thought it at halftime of game two, when the Skins were scoreless against their Dallas Cowboy rivals. Yet when Sean Taylor returned a fumble 39 yards for a touchdown to secure a victory against the Philadelphia Eagles in the waning minutes of Sunday's must-win game, it became apparent to all: the Washington Redskins were playoff-bound for the first time since 1999.


The Reggie Bush Sweepstakes

By Abe Schwadron | Dec. 22, 2005, midnight | In Professional »

While much of the attention in the last two weeks of the NFL season will be devoted to the wild-card chase, the playoff push and the march to the Super Bowl, football's weakest teams will be focused on something much more important—a player so dynamic his name triggers highlights of ankle-breaking moves and breath-taking speed: Reggie Bush.


JV boys' basketball defeats Springbrook 51-46

By | Dec. 22, 2005, midnight | In Blair »

NELSON H. KOBREN MEMORIAL GYMANISUM, Dec. 20 — When the Springbrook Blue Devils had the ball swiped away and taken coast-to-coast for a lay-up to secure a 51-46 win for the Blair Blazers, it marked the end of an exhilarating, up-tempo game, and the beginning of a winning streak for the JV boys' basketball team.


Bowl Championship Series handbook

By Abe Schwadron Josh Zipin | Dec. 22, 2005, midnight | In College »

It's the Super Bowl of NCAA Football. It's a college pigskin fan's favorite time of year. It's a time for chips, dip and a comfy chair. It's Bowl season, baby!


Blazers burned by Springbrook Blue Devils

By | Dec. 21, 2005, midnight | In Blair »

NELSON H. KOBREN MEMORIAL GYMNASIUM, Dec. 20– With final score of 29-47, the junior varsity girls' basketball team fell to the Springbrook Blue Devils after a competitive game.


Sinclairs place third at Howard County Winter Fest

By Lois Bangiolo | Dec. 21, 2005, midnight | In Blair »

Ashlyn Sinclair and Halsey Sinclair finished third in the 800 meter and 3200 meter races respectively at the Howard County Winter Fest Dec. 17 at the Prince George's Sports and Learning Center.


Patriots fly by Blazers

By Jon Berger | Dec. 20, 2005, midnight | In Blair »

After last week's disappointing loss against Damascus, the Blair Community ice hockey team hoped to turn around their season tonight against Wootton. To their dismay however, the Blazers were demolished by the Patriots in a 10-0 shutout that lasted less than five minutes into the second period.


JV boys' basketball charges late, wins big

By Josh Zipin | Dec. 19, 2005, midnight | In Blair »

As the clock ticked down on their second win of the season, Blair JV boys basketball coach Emanuel Charles looked pleased. His team played hard and was deserving of a win.


JV girls' basketball defeats Einstein in a hard-fought game

By | Dec. 15, 2005, midnight | In Blair »

December 12, NELSON H. KOBREN MEMORIAL GYMNASIUM— The junior varsity girls' basketball team showed their persistence with a fourth quarter recovery to win their second game of the season against the Einstein Titans, 43-40.


Indoor Track Runs at MCPS Developmental Meet

By Lois Bangiolo | Dec. 14, 2005, midnight | In Blair »

DEC. 14, PG SPORTS AND LEARNING CENTER- Blair's indoor track team showed promise at the first MCPS Developmental Meet of the season today at the Prince George's Sports and Learning Center. All MCPS high schools ran in this developmental meet, where no scores or rankings were recorded.


The spirit of the ACC captured in first few games

By Payal Patnaik | Dec. 13, 2005, midnight | In College »

With the start of the ACC season, the followers of the conference were in for a surprise.

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