Blazers place in the mile before rain cuts county track meet short

By Lois Bangiolo | May 11, 2006, midnight | In Blair »

Halsey Sinclair placed first in the mile today at the Montgomery County track championship meet before it was postponed due to lightning. Ashyln Sinclair followed close behind, placing third in the mile.

Boys' volleyball advances in playoffs

By Merlyn Deng | May 11, 2006, midnight | In Blair »

After advancing in the first round of the playoffs against #15 seed Damascus on Tuesday, the Blair boys' volleyball team faced the #10 seed Walter Johnson Wildcats today in a bout that left the boys victorious 3-0, with an excellent record of 25-14, 25-22 and 26-24.

Blazers trample over Knights

By Jon Berger | May 10, 2006, midnight | In Blair »

After last week's win over the Kennedy Cavaliers, the Blair girls' lacrosse team was raring to go tonight for their final regular season game against the Wheaton Knights. They were in good spirits and a giant sign reading "We Be Beatin' Wheaton" showed their confidence about finishing the season with a win.

Gymnastics place fifth at Counties

By Morgan Aronson | May 9, 2006, midnight | In Blair »

MAY 9, WALTER JOHNSON GYMNASIUM— After a long night of competing against six other teams at Counties, the Blair gymnastics team left the Walter Johnson gymnasium full of hope for next year. Although there were no Blazers in the top six in any category, Blair beat Springbrook and Gaithersburg by more than 10 points. Missing some key competitors because of injuries, the Blazers felt they did their considering their situation. "I'm pretty satisfied. It wasn't a great meet but it was fun. We placed better than last year," said senior co-captain Rose Feinberg.

Illnesses and injuries cause gymnastics to tumble

By Morgan Aronson | May 8, 2006, midnight | In Blair »

The gymnastics team persevered in a tough match-up against Sherwood and Gaithersburg high schools. This tri-meet left the Blazers feeling unsatisfied with their performances and left junior Lisa Wong with a potentially broken toe.

Blair beats Springbrook but bested by WJ

By Morgan Aronson | May 8, 2006, midnight | In Blair »

The Blair gymnastics team competed today against the Walter Johnson Wildcats and the Springbrook Blue Devils in a fairly even match-up. Blair took second place with 149.45 behind the strong Wildcats (169.25) and in front of the Blue Devils (115.17). Although Blair placed second, the Blazers seemed to be cursed as soon as they stepped foot into the gymnasium. Plagued by falls and injuries, Blair persevered and finished with second.

Sherwood smokes Blazers

By Ethan Kuhnhenn | May 1, 2006, midnight | In Blair »

The Blair boys' lacrosse team lost their sixth straight on April 27, falling 11-5 to the Sherwood Warriors in a game that featured fleeting glimpses of a cohesive and productive Blair offense, but again was decided by defensive breakdowns and a lack of shots for Blair.

2006 NFL Draft Preview

By Abe Schwadron, Josh Zipin | April 28, 2006, midnight | In Professional »

The NFL Draft. Some call it a crapshoot. Others call it a science. However you look at it, the draft signifies the official return of football season. While you can likely pencil in Reggie Bush as the number one pick, the remainder of the first round is as unpredictable as Chad Johnson's new touchdown dances. So in honor of the re-entering of the glorious game of football into the lives of sports fans once again, SCO's primary sports experts channel Mel Kiper, Jr. to predict and break down the NFL Draft. Read on…

Lacrosse cut down by Warriors

By Jon Berger | April 27, 2006, midnight | In Blair »

It was the same story that has played out again and again for the girls' lacrosse team this year. The Warriors scored easily in the first minute of the game and took off from there. By the end of regulation, the Blazers had been beaten down 2-14 to extend their losing streak to nine games.

Boys edge out Eagles for win

By Merlyn Deng | April 24, 2006, midnight | In Blair »

After enjoying a string of easy victories since the Sherwood game, the Blair boys had a real challenge today against the Seneca Valley Eagles. Despite the strong competition on the other side of the net, the boys managed to overcome the Eagles in four nail-biting sets, 23-25, 25-23, 26-24 and 25-18.

NBA Playoff Preview

By Phillip Allen, Ethan Kuhnhenn, Josh Zipin | April 24, 2006, midnight | In Professional »

The playoffs are once again upon us, the culmination of six months of games, controversies, trades and record-breaking feats. This year's ensemble of playoff teams includes some familiar faces as well as some names that we haven't seen in a while (Clippers? Bucks?). Expect exciting play from the league's best players, a few surprises and plenty of highlights.

Blair rallies late but falls to Colonels

By Ethan Kuhnhenn | April 20, 2006, midnight | In Blair »

With 6:54 left in a game that minutes before had seemed out of reach, senior Josh Henkei dashed towards the mouth of the Magruder goal, feinted right, spun left and fired a blast from 10 yards out. As the ball flew by the Magruder keeper and into the back of the net, an invigorated Blair team and crowd roared to life—after scoring five goals in little more than five minutes, Blair was only down two and was outplaying a Colonel team that had dominated them the first three quarters.

Colonels march past Blazers

By Jon Berger | April 20, 2006, midnight | In Blair »

Apr. 19, BLAZER STADIUM— It started just like so many of the other girls' lacrosse games this season. An opposing player won the face-off and drove straight downfield to the goal, scoring in the first minute of play. Although the game brought forth frequent "flashes of brilliance" for the Blazers, according to Coach Mike Horne, they could not keep up with Magruder and lost 8-14, to extend their losing streak to seven games.

Blair pulls ahead of Bengals with one point victory

By Morgan Aronson | April 7, 2006, midnight | In Blair »

MARCH 31, NELSON H. KOBREN MEMORIAL GYMNASIUM— The Blair's girls gymnastics team pulled off a slim victory against the Blake Bengals on March 31. The Blazers won by just one point, 151.75 to 150.75, with many individual awards as well.

Hornets swarm Blazers

By Robert Feasley | April 7, 2006, midnight | In Blair »

April 4, Blazer Stadium— The Blair Blazers were defeated 13-4 by the Damascus Hornets tonight, dropping their overall season record to 0-6. Plagued by errors, the team found itself unable to pass efficiently or capitalize on Damascus mistakes. They were also hindered by the absence of senior captains Diana Frey and Julie Spatz, who remained on the sidelines due to injuries.

Hornets blow-out Blazers

By Ethan Kuhnhenn | April 5, 2006, midnight | In Blair »

The Damascus Hornets put on a clinic for the Blazers Tuesday afternoon, beating Blair 14-2 in a one-sided game that looked nothing like the Blazer's last home victory against Einstein.

Gymnasts fall to seasoned Wildcats

By Jon Berger | April 4, 2006, midnight | In Blair »

The gymnastics team lost to the Walter Johnson Wildcats today in an uneven contest that ended with a final score of 164.9 to 142. Coming off of a close 1-point win over Blake last week, the team had high hopes for the match, but injuries and missing gymnasts prevented the team from coming close to a win.

Blazer boys outplay Cavaliers

By Payal Patnaik | April 1, 2006, midnight | In Blair »

After a victory against Damascus last Tuesday, the boys' volleyball team overcame the Kennedy Cavaliers in three sets, 25-17, 25-20 and 25-21, improving their season record to 4-1. Although both teams made technical errors, Blair still emerged victorious from the match. The Blazers faced Kennedy last year in a close semifinal match and was expecting an equally challenging game from this year's team.

The official NCAA Final Four preview

By Ethan Kuhnhenn, Abe Schwadron, Josh Zipin | April 1, 2006, midnight | In College »

In a year with an unusually large amount of upsets, and the Cinderella of all Cinderella's in George Mason, the SCO sports experts give you team-by-team breakdowns and does its best to predict (very humbly) the future.

Girls lacrosse mauled by Bengals

By Jon Berger | March 31, 2006, midnight | In Blair »

The Blair girls' lacrosse team fell to the Blake Bengals tonight 8-14, stretching this year's losing record to 0-4. Despite the lopsided score, the team was positive about their ability to keep the game competitive. The eight Blair goals were scored by a combination of six different players, a definite improvement over previous games where seniors Maddie Driskill and Diana Frey dominated the offense.

Buzzer-beater burns Titans

By Ethan Kuhnhenn | March 30, 2006, midnight | In Blair »

The Blair lacrosse team picked up its second win of the season in dramatic fashion, ending a two-game slide by defeating the Einstein Titans 4-3 Tuesday night.

Ex-Springbrook star Campbell heads to Final Four

By Abe Schwadron | March 29, 2006, midnight | In College »

Less than three years ago, before George Mason guard Folarin Campbell was lighting up the scoreboard on the national stage (he dropped 15 points against the Huskies), he was wreaking havoc on the Blazers as a member of Blair's arch-rival from a few miles up the road, the Springbrook Blue Devils.

Blair track runs past Rockville

By Lois Bangiolo | March 29, 2006, midnight | In Blair »

After seven events, both the boy's and girl's track teams were in the lead against Rockville with scores of 40-6 and 30-17 respectively. They were able to hold onto this lead to finish the meet with a win for both teams.

Titans smash through Blazers

By Jon Berger | March 28, 2006, midnight | In Blair »

The Blair Blazers were defeated tonight by the Einstein Titans 8-4 in a frustrating game that highlighted the team's inexperience. They had trouble connecting with their passes and recovering ground balls for much of the match, and sorely missed the leadership of injured senior captains Julie Spatz and Diana Frey.

Coed wiped out by Paint Branch

By Merlyn Deng | March 27, 2006, midnight | In Blair »

The coed volleyball team was unable to fend off the Paint Branch Panthers Saturday, losing 11-25, 14-25 and 13-25, making their record 0-3.

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