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Blazers try new moves in dominant win vs Einstein

By Rebecca Wessel Oreet Zimand | Jan. 23, 2018, 1:06 p.m. | In Blair »

The Blair Blazers (24-4) won handily over the Einstein Titans (0-10) 72-8 on Jan. 18 after the match was postponed from the day before due to the snow closure.


Varsity girls basketball overpowers Wheaton

By Emma Markus | Jan. 22, 2018, 5:50 p.m. | In Blair »

The Montgomery Blair Blazers (7-6) defeated the Wheaton Knights (6-7) by a score of 54-38 on Tuesday, January 15th. The game started out slowly, the Blazers playing with caution till they got a sense of their competition.


Blair boys' basketball narrowly wins over Northwood Gladiators

By Madeleine Tilley | Jan. 10, 2018, 1:55 p.m. | In Blair »

The Blair Blazers (2-4) secured a win against the Northwood Gladiators (1-5) with a score of 44-41 during their game on Tuesday, January 5th.


Super Bowl LII Playoff Predictions

By Eric Feigen, Noah Stern, Nate Bodner, Ellie Williams | Jan. 6, 2018, 2:17 p.m. | In Professional »

It's playoff time baby!!!!! Our predictions staff has laid out their favorites to win every game of the 2018 playoffs, all the way to the Super Bowl. With a ton of good competition and new teams to the spotlight, this year will surely be a year to remember. Click to see who we think will be fighting for the Lombardi Trophy in February!


Blair wrestling defeats Gaithersburg in a hard fought match

By Rebecca Wessel Oreet Zimand | Jan. 5, 2018, 2:12 p.m. | In Blair »

In their first match back from winter break, the Blair Blazers (14-4) worked hard to take down the Gaithersburg Trojans (1-4) maintaining a lead throughout the event and eventually taking the night 53-15.


Blair wrestling defeats Quince Orchard and Wootton despite flaws and technical errors

By Rebecca Wessel | Dec. 23, 2017, 1:09 p.m. | In Blair »

The Blair Blazers (6-0) beat the Quince Orchard Cougars (6-3) and the Wootton Patriots (0-3), with scores of 36-30 and 60-18 respectively. Key victories by senior Bryan Huynh, junior Ernest Son, senior Ryan Holland and junior Biruk Tona helped Blair edge out a victory over the Cougars.


Blair wrestling stays undefeated with a blowout win over High Point

By Rebecca Wessel Oreet Zimand | Dec. 21, 2017, 2:12 p.m. | In Blair »

The Blair Blazers (4-0-0) beat the High Point Eagles (0-1-0) from Prince George's County by a maximum possible score of 84-0 during their first home meet. Despite an unexpected number of forfeits by High Point due their small team, Blair came out with a determined mindset as they would for any meet.


NFL Predictions Week 15

By Eric Feigen, Noah Stern, Nate Bodner, Ellie Williams | Dec. 15, 2017, 2:24 p.m. | In Professional »

Playoffs are fast approaching, so click to find out whose going to win every big match-up during this weekend of NFL action!


Blair boys' basketball trounced by the Thomas Stone Cougars

By Madeleine Tilley | Dec. 10, 2017, 4:43 p.m. | In Blair »

The Blair Blazers (0-1) were defeated by the Thomas Stone Cougars (1-0) by a score of 71-42 in their first game of the season on Tuesday night.


NFL Predictions Week 14

By Eric Feigen, Noah Stern, Nate Bodner, Ellie Williams | Dec. 7, 2017, 12:55 p.m. | In Professional »

We're coming up on the NFL playoffs, and every team with a shot is still trying to secure a spot in the postseason, and a chance to fight for the Lombardi trophy. There are a lot of games with playoff implications, so click to find out who we think is going to take a step towards playoffs, and what teams are going to be sitting on the couch watching the NFL playoffs in January.


World Cup groups announced

By Nate Bodner | Dec. 3, 2017, 6:08 p.m. | In Professional »

The draw results from Friday, December 1 in Moscow are out, and every team now knows the groups for the 2018 World Cup. There is no clear "Group of Death" this year, but there are a number of contentious groups, and a host of new tournament teams ready to make their mark on the world stage in Russia next year.


NFL Predictions Week 13

By Eric Feigen, Noah Stern, Nate Bodner, Ellie Williams | Dec. 2, 2017, 10:18 a.m. | In Professional »

The NFL regular season is winding down, and many games the rest of the way have major playoff implications, like Vikings at Falcons, Lions at Ravens, and Panthers at Saints. Click to find out our picks for Week 13 of the NFL season.


NFL Predictions Week 11

By Eric Feigen, Noah Stern, Nate Bodner, Ellie Williams | Nov. 19, 2017, noon | In Professional »

The answers to who will win every game of week 11 of NFL action.


Blair wins 7th overall at the division I county championship

By Mahnaz Habib | Nov. 16, 2017, 10:13 a.m. | In Sports »

On Saturday Oct. 28, Blair placed seventh out of eight teams at the Montgomery County Division I County Championship at Montgomery Blair, and out of 18 high schools competed across all three divisions.



NFL Predictions Week 9

By Eric Feigen, Noah Stern, Nate Bodner, Ellie Williams | Nov. 3, 2017, 12:59 p.m. | In Professional »

We've got the winners for the Chiefs on the road in Dallas, a potential upset in San Francisco over division rival Arizona, Lions at Packers on MNF and every other game for Week 9 of the NFL season!


NFL Predictions Week 8

By Eric Feigen, Noah Stern, Nate Bodner, Ellie Williams | Oct. 29, 2017, 12:55 p.m. | In Professional »

Click to see the outcome of every week 8 NFL game, courtesy of our prediction team!


Varsity Girls Soccer clinch division title

By Eric Feigen | Oct. 20, 2017, 2:15 p.m. | In Blair »

In a nail-biting game, the Blazers (4-2-0) tied the Sherwood Warriors (4-1) 2-2 in Blair's final divisional matchup.


NFL Predictions Week 7

By Eric Feigen, Noah Stern, Nate Bodner, Ellie Williams | Oct. 20, 2017, 12:58 p.m. | In Professional »

Will the Cardinals veterans be able to knock off the upstart Rams? Will the Falcons avenge their heartbreaking loss in Super Bowl 50. Will the Redskins catch up in the battle for the NFC East Monday night? Find out what's going to happen in all these games and more!


Varsity girls' tennis dominates the Panthers

By Nobline Yoo | Oct. 16, 2017, 11:08 a.m. | In Blair »

The Blair girls' varsity tennis team (7-5) triumphed over Paint Branch High School (3-9) with flying colors on Tuesday afternoon. The Blazers' calmness on the court, along with the Panthers' double faults, helped the Blazers secure an easy victory.


SCO Fantasy Football Picks Week 6

By Nate Bodner Ryan Handel | Oct. 15, 2017, 8:07 a.m. | In Professional »

Once a week, sports editor Nate Bodner and Op-Ed editor Ryan Handel will post their fantasy football predictions alongside those of a special guest teacher and one student from the general Blair population. This week we are joined by executive yearbook editor Zach Dunne and math teacher Mr. Giles to help you set your fantasy football lineup for Week 6!


NFL Predictions Week 6

By Eric Feigen, Noah Stern, Nate Bodner, Ellie Williams | Oct. 12, 2017, 8:20 p.m. | In Professional »

Our team has gotten together to give you our predictions for every single week six games, including some great matchups like Eagles vs Panthers, Packers vs Vikings, and Steelers vs Chiefs. Click to see what we have to say.


Blazers can't keep up with the Rockets

By Mahnaz Habib | Oct. 12, 2017, 2:19 p.m. | In Blair »

Blair varsity field hockey (4-4) suffered a tough loss to the Richard Montgomery Rockets (4-5) in Oct. 9, falling 3-0.


Varsity girls' tennis defeated by the Rockets

By Nobline Yoo | Oct. 9, 2017, 3:32 p.m. | In Blair »

The Blazer girls' Division I varsity tennis team (5-5) suffered a tough 2-5 loss to the Richard Montgomery Rockets (8-2), a Division-I team. The Blazers fought hard in each game, but the resilient Rockets defeated the Blazers with consistency and strong serves.


NFL Predictions Week 5

By Eric Feigen, Noah Stern, Nate Bodner, Ellie Williams | Oct. 6, 2017, 9:39 a.m. | In Professional »

Week four brought more excitement for football fans, with many big upsets. Now in week five, four teams have a bye, but there's still a great slate of games, including a rematch of a classic NFC playoff game from last season between the Packers and the Cowboys, and many more. Here's what our team has to say about Week 5.

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