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Blair boys' soccer wins first playoff game

By Charles Lott | Nov. 6, 2015, 2:04 p.m. | In Blair »

The Blair Blazers (14-1) beat the Richard Montgomery Rockets (6-8) 3-1 after going down by a goal late in the first half. Blair's comeback was led by the team's senior captains Sean Munroe and Jimmy McMillian, who each scored a goal in the second half.


Girls' soccer worn down by Warriors

By Sandeep David | Nov. 5, 2015, 1:56 p.m. | In Blair »

The Blazers (7-8-1) lost to the Sherwood Warriors (10-3) 4-0 in the second round of playoffs to end their season. The Blazers could not keep up with the intensity of the Warriors attack and fell behind as a result.


Blazers blank Titans 41-0 on senior night

By Benjamin Yokoyama | Nov. 4, 2015, 1:17 p.m. | In Blair »

The Montgomery Blair Blazers (6-3) used the passing game to pick apart the lowly Einstein Titans (1-8), and win a convincing victory during Friday's senior night.


Girls' soccer tops Titans

By Sandeep David | Nov. 1, 2015, 1:18 p.m. | In Blair »

The Blazers (7-7-1) beat the Einstein Titans (3-8-1) 3-1 through good team play and quick counterattacks. The victory sent the Blazers into the next round of the playoffs to face Sherwood.


Blair varsity field hockey defeats Magruder 2-0

By Charles Lott | Oct. 28, 2015, 1:35 p.m. | In Blair »

The Blair Blazers (3-9-1) defeated the Magruder Colonels (2-12) by a score of 2-0 on senior night Wednesday. Blair controlled possession for most of the game, and were bolstered on defense by a few goal line saves.


Girls' soccer succumbs to Sherwood

By Sandeep David | Oct. 26, 2015, 1:25 p.m. | In Blair »

The Blazers (6-7) lost to the Sherwood Warriors (9-1) 3-1 on Senior Night. Sherwood got off to a quick start with two goals in the first half to Blair's one. The Blazers had trouble getting to the ball and were constantly on the defensive.


Blair boys soccer beats Walter Johnson 2-0

By Charles Lott | Oct. 22, 2015, 1:50 p.m. | In Blair »

Blair varsity boys soccer (10-1) beat the Walter Johnson Wildcats (9-1) 2-0 to bounce back from their 2-1 home loss to Whitman the game before. The victory boosted Blair into first place in the south division over the formerly undefeated Wildcats.


Blair boys soccer dominates in 2-0 win over Sherwood

By Charles Lott | Oct. 21, 2015, 1:16 p.m. | In Blair »

The Blair Blazers (12-1) beat the Sherwood Warriors (3-5-1) 2-0 Tuesday night. The Blazers dominated throughout the game, keeping the ball in their opponent's half for the vast majority of the match. This game was Blair's senior night and the last home game before playoffs.


Blair girls soccer suffers tough home loss

By Charles Lott | Oct. 20, 2015, 2:23 p.m. | In Blair »

The Blair Blazers (6-6) lost at home to the Richard Montgomery Rockets (5-3) by a score of 3-0. The Blazers were unable to get their offense going, managing only a handful of shots on goal throughout the game.


Field Hockey suffers overtime loss to Northwest

By Maniza Habib | Oct. 20, 2015, 1:23 p.m. | In Blair »

Last Thursday, Blair Varsity field hockey (2-6-1) lost 0-1 in a heartbreaker to the Northwest Jaguars (5-6). The Blazers went head-to-head for the entire 60 minute regulation, but the Jaguars were able to make the decisive shot in sudden-death overtime.


Blair's strong offense shreds the Springbrook defense in 38-20 win

By Benjamin Yokoyama | Oct. 13, 2015, 1:51 p.m. | In Blair »

The Montgomery Blair Blazers (4-2) used the passing game on offense and forced turnovers on defense to beat the Springbrook Blue Devils (4-2) by a score of 38-20 after the game was delayed nearly two hours due to lightning Friday night.


Patriots rule over Blazers

By Maniza Habib | Oct. 13, 2015, 1:33 p.m. | In Blair »

Blair Varsity field hockey (2-5-1) successfully held the notorious Wootton Patriots (10-1) Thursday night, though loosing 0-3. Wootton, known for their aggressive and impressive play, did what they always do in the rout. Blair however, played an incredible game but just couldn't keep pace.


Vikings conquer Blazers

By Maniza Habib | Oct. 11, 2015, 2:50 p.m. | In Blair »

Blair Varsity field hockey (2-4-1) was overcome by the Walt Whitman Vikings (5-2) Tuesday night, losing by a score of 0-3. The Blazers had an incredible first half, but lost speed in the second half. The team struggled to move the ball up the field, and Whitman's offense took advantage in the second half.


Girls' soccer falls to undefeated Whitman

By Sandeep David | Oct. 9, 2015, 2:44 p.m. | In Blair »

The Blazers (6-4) lost to the Whitman Vikings (6-0) 3-0 in a tough defensive game on Monday night playing without captains Kelly Mayo and Joelle Nwulu.


Blair football loses defensive battle 7-12

By Charles Lott | Oct. 6, 2015, 2:16 p.m. | In Blair »

The Montgomery Blair Blazers (3-2) lost 7-12 to the Paint Branch Panthers (5-0) in a low scoring, defensive game on Friday night in the rain. The Blazers potent offense that has led the team this season was held at bay against an undefeated Paint Branch team.


Boys' soccer trounces Einstein

By Sandeep David | Oct. 4, 2015, 2:06 p.m. | In Blair »

Blair varsity boys' soccer (8-0) beat the Einstein Titans (6-2) 4-0 in a heated game that was close until the end. Throughout the game it looked as if the Blazers might lose their perfect record, but strong performances from senior forwards Sean Munroe and Jimmy McMillian led to late goals that eventually won Blair the game.


Girls' soccer falls to B-CC

By Sandeep David | Oct. 2, 2015, 10:04 a.m. | In Blair »

The Blazers (6-3) lost to the B-CC Barons (5-1) 4-2 in a hard-fought game on Wednesday night. It was anybody's game until the 60th minute, after which B-CC scored three goals in 10 minutes.


Girls' soccer overcome by Churchill

By Sandeep David | Sept. 30, 2015, 2:05 p.m. | In Blair »

In a tough game, the Blazers (4-2) lost to the Churchill Bulldogs (3-1) by a score of 6-0. From the beginning, Churchill was dominant, scoring four goals in 20 minutes. After a slow start, the Blazers made the Bulldogs fight for every possession with a steady back line and quick counterattacks.


Blazers bested by Bulldogs

By Maniza Habib | Sept. 30, 2015, 1:50 p.m. | In Blair »

Blair Varsity field hockey (2-2-1) fell to the Churchill Bulldogs on Friday night by a score of 0-2. Blair's defense dominated in the first half, but the team's struggle for possession in the second half led to extensive pressure on the defense, and ultimately led to the two Churchill goals.


Boys' soccer defeats Kennedy under heavy rain

By Charles Lott | Sept. 25, 2015, 5:34 p.m. | In Blair »

The Blair varsity boys' soccer team (6-0) fought through heavy rain to overcome Kennedy (1-3) by a score of 4-0. The win keeps Blair's undefeated record intact through half of the season's games.


Blair takes 58-23 loss to Northwest

By Benjamin Yokoyama | Sept. 21, 2015, 1:02 p.m. | In Blair »

The Montgomery Blair Blazers (2-1) could not get their offense going against the Northwest Jaguars (2-1), who ran away with the game late in the second quarter in a 58-23 loss on Friday night.


Boys' soccer overwhelms Northwood in home opener

By Charles Lott | Sept. 20, 2015, 5:20 p.m. | In Blair »

The Blair varsity boys' soccer team (3-0) brought a hot Tuesday afternoon to a close with a 4-1 victory over Northwood (1-3). Blair remained unfazed despite injuries and their opponent's tough defensive tactics.


Blair takes tough 2-0 loss to B-CC

By Benjamin Yokoyama | Sept. 20, 2015, 2:26 p.m. | In Blair »

The Montgomery Blair Blazers (1-1-1) varsity field hockey team lost a tough game to the B-CC Barons (2-0) by the score of 2-0 despite playing solid defense for most of the game.


Girls' tennis triumphs over Sherwood

By Randima Herath | Sept. 16, 2015, 9:51 a.m. | In Blair »

The Blair girls' varsity tennis team (3-0) struggled all afternoon against Sherwood (1-2) in their third match of the season, but eventually came away with victory. The Blazers won four of seven games, just as they did in their home opener against Walter Johnson (1-1) two weeks ago.


Field Hockey crushes Gaithersburg in home opener

By Maniza Habib | Sept. 10, 2015, 12:11 p.m. | In Blair »

Blair varsity field hockey (1-0-1) dominated the Gaithersburg Trojans (1-2) at the home opener Tuesday night.

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