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Girls varsity soccer dominates in Battle of the Boulevard

By Eric Feigen | Oct. 4, 2017, 3:57 p.m. | In Blair »

In a high scoring game against Northwood, the Blazers (3-2-0) won their first divisional matchup, demolishing the Gladiators 10 to 0


Field Hockey scores early in the second half to topple Northwood

By Mahnaz Habib | Oct. 4, 2017, 3:44 p.m. | In Blair »

After taking two consecutive losses, Blair varsity field hockey (3-2) was able to bounce back and earn a 1-0 victory over the Northwood Gladiators (2-4).


Varsity girls' tennis crushes Albert Einstein

By Nobline Yoo | Oct. 2, 2017, 3:17 p.m. | In Blair »

The Blazer girls' varsity tennis team (5-2) defeated the Einstein Titans (0-7), a Division-IV team, in a commanding fashion, sweeping the Titans 7-0.


SCO Fantasy Football Picks Week 4

By Nate Bodner Ryan Handel | Oct. 1, 2017, 10:59 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 members from the general Blair population. This week we are joined by senior Elbi Lucas to help you set your fantasy football lineup for week four!


NFL Predictions Week 4

By Eric Feigen, Noah Stern, Nate Bodner, Ellie Williams | Oct. 1, 2017, 10:25 a.m. | In Professional »

Will the upsets continue in week 4 of NFL action? See what the prediction team thinks about this week's games!


Varsity girls' tennis falls to Walt Whitman

By Nobline Yoo | Sept. 24, 2017, 8:55 p.m. | In Blair »

The Blair girls' varsity tennis team (4-2) struggled against the Whitman Vikings (4-2), a tough Division-I team, and won only one of the seven matches. The Blazers fought hard, but a lack of consistency helped the Vikings come away with a strong victory.


SCO Fantasy Football Picks Week 3

By Nate Bodner Ryan Handel | Sept. 22, 2017, 1:19 p.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. Come back every week for our Fantasy Football advice and predictions!


NFL Predictions Week 3

By Eric Feigen, Noah Stern, Nate Bodner, Ellie Williams | Sept. 22, 2017, 12:54 p.m. | In Professional »

Week 3 of the NFL season brings us a good slate of games, including Falcons vs Lions, Seahawks vs Titans, Redskins vs Raiders, and the first London game of the season. See what our writers have to say about all these games and more!


SCO Fantasy Football Picks Week 2

By Nate Bodner Ryan Handel | Sept. 14, 2017, 3:09 p.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!


NFL Week 2 Predictions

By Nate Bodner Ellie Williams | Sept. 14, 2017, 2:37 p.m. | In Professional »

As is always the case, we learned a lot from watching week one football. Some teams raised eyebrows with impressive showings, while other teams forced fans to reel in expectations. See what our team has to say about this week's games.


NFL Week 1 Predictions

By Nate Bodner Ellie Williams | Sept. 7, 2017, 2:30 p.m. | In Professional »

SCO's NFL Prediction Team is back to bring you our predictions for every single game in the 2017-2018 NFL season!


Blazers defeat Poolesville in four sets

By Mehana Daftary | May 11, 2017, 1:03 p.m. | In Blair »

Though the score was tight many times during the game and the Blazers (9 - 3) lost the second set, they pushed through and won the final two sets after scoring several last minute points. Blair won the first set 25-16, the second 25-23, and the fourth 26-24. Poolesville won the third set 25-23.


Blair boys lacrosse crushes Magruder

By Nate Bodner | May 2, 2017, 11:11 p.m. | In Blair »

The Montgomery Blair Blazers (5-4) earned a huge win against the Magruder Colonels (4-7) at home on Wednesday night. The Blazers played well from the start, putting pressure on the Magruder defense and capitalizing on turnovers. Magruder kept the game close and competitive in the first half, but Blair's offense was relentless in the second half, winning countless faceoffs, dominating possession and getting shots at every opportunity to win an important game.


Blair baseball falls short against Quince Orchard

By Ryan Handel | April 18, 2017, 1:22 p.m. | In Blair »

Despite a late comeback attempt in the bottom of the seventh inning, the Blair Blazers (5-5) could not recover from an early deficit given up to the Quince Orchard Cougars (5-3-1). Throughout the game, strong pitching by the Cougars and fielding miscues by the Blazers prevented Blair from making up ground and resulted in a 7-2 Blazer loss.


SCO NFL Mock Draft 2017

By Ryan Handel Charles Lott | April 4, 2017, 8:56 p.m. | In Professional »

This is the slow time in the NFL calendar, but as the 2017 draft approaches, it's always fun to project which college prospect will go to which NFL team. Here's SCO's NFL mock draft for the upcoming season.


2017 MLB Preview

By Benjamin Yokoyama | April 2, 2017, 1:02 p.m. | In Professional »

Spring training and the month of March are an exciting time for baseball fans, but as the spring drags on, fans want to see some real action. Check out the predictions for this year's Major League Baseball season!


Swim and dive season recap

By Ellie Williams | March 20, 2017, 1:09 p.m. | In Blair »

The swim and dive season lasts two months and consists of early morning practices, five meets, metros, regionals, and states. Both the girls and the boys had successful seasons with broken records that helped to propel them forwards.


Indoor track team caps season by sending six to states

By Ryan Handel | March 8, 2017, 2:19 p.m. | In Blair »

Blair's indoor track team finished its season in impressive fashion, as 800m runner Morgan Casey, 1600m runner Josephine Brane-Wright and the girls 4x400m relay team took third, sixth and seventh at the 4A State Championship meet, respectively. Pole vaulter Deeya Garg also went to states as the Blazers' sixth qualifier.


Boys' basketball wins first round playoff game

By Nate Bodner | Feb. 28, 2017, 1:17 p.m. | In Blair »

The Montgomery Blair Blazers (13-9), the four seed in the playoffs, beat the five seed Bethesda Chevy-Chase Barons (10-14) by a score of 48-43 on Friday evening to advance to the regional quarterfinals against Richard Montgomery. The Blazers were able to remain calm under pressure and eke out a good win.


Girls' basketball comes up short in playoffs

By Eleanor Cook | Feb. 28, 2017, 1:03 p.m. | In Blair »

In a disappointing end to the season, the Blazers (13-9) lost to the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Barons (14-6) by a score of 52-37. The Barons gained a lead early in the game and, although that lead fluctuated, the Blazers were never able to come back.


Blazers say yes to competing at the next level

By Neva Taylor | Feb. 24, 2017, 2:24 p.m. | In Blair »

On Nov. 15 senior Madison Waechter committed to the University of Wisconsin-Madison and signed the letter of intent to officially join their swim team. Waechter finally made the decision to commit after considering offers from three different schools. "I loved everything about the school: the academics, the location and the swim team had a great atmosphere," she said.


Blair girls' basketball destroys Northwood 43-28

By Alyssa Berrios | Feb. 13, 2017, 2:13 p.m. | In Blair »

The Blair Blazers' girls' basketball team (12-5) stole the win against the Northwood Gladiators (4-13) on Tuesday night after a tight first half. However, Blair pulled through during the second half and triumphed over Northwood, coming away with the 43-28 win.


Blair varsity boys basketball wins against Clarksburg

By Amy Forsbacka | Feb. 13, 2017, 1:45 p.m. | In Blair »

Blair's varsity boys' basketball team won 56-50 against Clarksburg on Friday night. Sophomore forward Ethan Ellis scored 13 points and senior center Julius Cobb dunked twice and scored 21 points.


Blazers demolish Northwood

By Eleanor Cook | Feb. 13, 2017, 1:42 p.m. | In Blair »

The Blair boys' basketball team (9-8) flexed its muscles against the Northwood Gladiators (2-17) on Tuesday. With a full-court, man-to-man defense throughout the game, the Blazers put pressure on Northwood from the beginning and took advantage of opportunities on offense. After gaining a lead in the first quarter, Blair pulled ahead significantly and never looked back.


Blair wrestling beats Rockville on senior night

By Charles Lott Benjamin Yokoyama | Feb. 8, 2017, 9:35 p.m. | In Blair »

The Blair Blazers (9-0-4) beat the Rockville Rams (11-3-3) by a score of 38-30 during Saturday's senior night. Blair got out to a big lead early but had to fight hard to hang on in the waning matches. The team celebrated its graduating seniors, captain Nauman Funyas and wrestlers Tommy Norris and Zhaxi Zerong.

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