Tagged: Basketball


The top ten NBA team offseason performances

By Billy Scott | Aug. 4, 2019, 7:18 p.m. | In Professional »

The best performances based on acquisitions and their future impact


Maryland women fall short of Final 4

By Lauren Frost | April 4, 2017, 12:58 p.m. | In Sports Blog »

March Madness; one side of the tournament has coverage for every game, millions of viewers and followers who make their own brackets and follow along. However, many people forget that there is another side to the madness, the women's side.


Blair boys open season with a victory over Wheaton 69-52

By Benjamin Yokoyama | Dec. 9, 2015, 6:04 p.m. | In Blair »

The Montgomery Blair Blazers started five guards, but still used their size advantage to take down the Wheaton Knights 69-52 in their season opener Friday night.


2015-2016 NBA Preview

By Lauren Frost | Oct. 28, 2015, 7:23 p.m. | In Professional »

t's time for basketball again! The NBA season kicked off perfectly with a thrilling, down to the second game between the Cavaliers and the Bulls. After an early look at all the teams here's a short preview of each ranked from best to worse by conference.


Girls' Basketball eliminated from playoffs by BCC

By Amalia Chiapperino | March 9, 2015, 12:24 p.m. | In Blair »

Despite an intense first half and consistently strong defensive play, Friday's game against BCC (10-10-1) put the Blazers (7-13) out of the playoffs with a final score of 56-41.


Girls' Basketball suffers narrow defeat against Wootton

By Amalia Chiapperino | March 3, 2015, 12:28 p.m. | In Blair »

With the stadium more crowded than ever this season, the Blazers (7-13) readily took on the Wootton Patriots (18-2) on their senior night. Though the Blazers came close to winning after a last-minute comeback, the Patriots were able to surge ahead in the final seconds of the last regular season game, resulting in a final score of 58-55.


Basketball Season Recap

By Rohan Oprisko | Feb. 27, 2015, 12:30 p.m. | In Blair »

The Boys' and Girls' basketball teams seasons are coming to an end with the playoffs in clear view. With records of (9-10) and (7-13) the Blazers are trying to bring their best to the biggest games of the season.


Girls' Basketball shuts down Rockets

By Amalia Chiapperino | Feb. 15, 2015, 5:56 p.m. | In Blair »

For the second time this season, Blair found themselves facing the Richard Montgomery Rockets but unlike their first game, the Blazers came out soundly on top on Tuesday, with a final score of 50-38.


Girls' Basketball bested by Bulldogs

By Amalia Chiapperino | Feb. 15, 2015, 5:56 p.m. | In Blair »

A promising start wasn't enough to keep the Blazers (5-10) in the lead in Friday's game against the Churchill Bulldogs (13-3) that ended with a final score of 37-55.


Winter Sports Preview

By Amalia Chiapperino, Maximillian Foley-Keene, Brian Le, Robert Pfefferle | Dec. 5, 2014, 12:58 p.m. | In Blair »

Blair's winter sports teams look to continue their success from previous years.


NBA 2014-2015 Season Predictions

By Robert Pfefferle, Samuel Popper, Jacob Popper | Oct. 25, 2014, 12:47 p.m. | In Professional »

With the Halloween celebrations comes a new NBA Season. Free agency and marquee trades have led to a myriad of intriguing matchups and dynamic players. Lebron James is now a Cavalier, along with Kevin Love. Kobe Bryant and Derrick Rose are both finally healthy. And all 60 draft picks are ready to unleash their talents on the rest of the league. No matter what, it should be a great season.


Blair alumni reconnect at 80th anniversary basketball game

By Arthi Vijaykumar | Oct. 12, 2014, 12:50 p.m. | In Local »

Many faces, both old and new, could be seen at the 80th anniversary alumni basketball game. The game, played by Blair's basketball champions from years past, acted as an opportunity for Blair alumni to reconnect with each other.


Eat the food, lose the weight

By Caroline Gabriel | Nov. 28, 2013, 9:22 a.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

Soon the festivities will begin and for the next month or so, endless platters of sweet and savory foods will be brought out in celebration. If you're worried about eating too much, you could always try to moderate your portions. However, I enjoy the gluttony and prefer to find alternatives to staying healthy while eating the excess food. Keep reading if you're interested in SCO's exercising secrets.


Blair routs Gaithersburg 67-48 in opener

By Jack Estrin | Dec. 7, 2012, 4:43 p.m. | In Blair »

Down 39-38 in the fourth quarter, the Blazers (1-0) were just on the cusp of breaking through against Gaithersburg (0-1).


With friends, there's always a home court advantage

By Emma Bergman | March 8, 2012, 11:35 a.m. | In Print Features »

Some friendship roles are universal: the jokester, the listener, the leader. Not so common is a friend group that also has the forwards, the point guard and the captains. For best friends and senior varsity basketball players Morgan Chase, Adrienne Jackson, Johanna Lopez, Olivia Nono and Myla Sapp, friendship and basketball are inseparable.


Full-court Press

By Alison Kronstadt Eli Schwadron | Feb. 6, 2012, 11:27 p.m. | In Humor »

The Silver Chips Online staff defeated the Silver Chips Print staff in basketball on Friday afternoo—wait, what?


VIDEO: Kareem Abdul Jabbar Visits Blair

By Eli Schwadron | March 2, 2011, 6:50 p.m. | In Professional »

NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar visited Blair on Feb. 14 morning to screen a video clip from his new documentary, "On The Shoulders of Giants," the story of the Big Five, commonly known as the Harlem Rens.


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