Tagged: Basketball


NBA and NHL approve plans to return to play after COVID-19 shutdown

By Nolan Wick | June 28, 2020, 8:33 p.m. | In Professional »

The National Basketball Association (NBA) and the National Hockey League (NHL) each approved plans to resume play later this summer


Northwestern HS counselor and basketball coach has died from the coronavirus

By Billy Scott | March 29, 2020, 3:20 p.m. | In News »

Northwestern HS counselor and basketball coach has died from the coronavirus


Blair varsity girls' basketball beats Springbrook in playoffs

By Shruti Chauhan | March 7, 2020, 9:20 p.m. | In Blair »

The Blazers start playoffs strong with a 53-41 victory over the Blue Devils


Blair takes a close victory over Whitman

By Mercedes Pierce | March 2, 2020, 9:51 p.m. | In Blair »

The Blazers bounced back from a rough streak to beat the Vikings in a nail-biting last regular-season game


Blair alum and legendary basketball coach Morgan Wootten passes away at 88

By Billy Scott | Feb. 19, 2020, 1:12 a.m. | In News »

Wootten is just one of five high school basketball coaches in the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame


Blair varsity girls’ basketball comes up short against Walter Johnson

By Shruti Chauhan Yuri Kim | Feb. 12, 2020, 7:47 a.m. | In Blair »

The Wildcats beat the Blazers by a score of 48-45


Mamba Mentality

By Billy Scott Sam Kulp | Jan. 31, 2020, 6:25 p.m. | In Sports »

Kobe Bryant may be gone, but his impact on the world lives on


Blair boys' basketball falls to Springbrook

By Boaz Yoo | Jan. 25, 2020, 4:04 p.m. | In Blair »

The Blazers fell 80-75 to the Blue Devils


Blair varsity girls’ basketball faces first home game loss against Paint Branch

By Shruti Chauhan Yuri Kim | Jan. 22, 2020, 7:40 a.m. | In Blair »

The Blazers fall to the Panthers by a score of 45-39


Blair boys' basketball defeats Sherwood

By Boaz Yoo | Jan. 14, 2020, 9:50 p.m. | In Sports »

The Blazers win 84-75 against the Warriors


Blair varsity girls’ basketball secures nail-biting victory against Bethesda-Chevy Chase

By Shruti Chauhan | Jan. 14, 2020, 12:15 a.m. | In Sports »

The Blazers beat the Barons by a score of 54-43


Blair boys' basketball continues their winning streak with win against Quince Orchard

By Boaz Yoo | Jan. 11, 2020, 9:35 a.m. | In Sports »

The Blazers win 70-47 against the Cougars


From Blair graduate to sports videographer: 2kforbes on his impact as both a person and public figure

By Billy Scott | Dec. 15, 2019, 9:56 p.m. | In Features »

The sports videographer draws huge crowds at local sporting events


Blair varsity girls’ basketball defeats Wootton

By Shruti Chauhan Yuri Kim | Dec. 12, 2019, 11:28 p.m. | In Sports »

Blazers beat Patriots 61-51


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 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.


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.


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.


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