Tagged: Blair Football


Blair football takes down Kennedy in a nailbiter

By Billy Scott | Oct. 21, 2019, 1:59 p.m. | In Blair »

On Oct. 19, the Blazers' varsity football team (4-3) defeated the Kennedy Cavaliers (2-5) by a score of 14-13 after being shut out in their last three games.


The hidden heroes on the Blair football team

By Billy Scott | Sept. 29, 2019, 10:52 p.m. | In Features »

Back-up players fulfill an often overlooked, but crucial role for their team


Photo: O-line

By Nathalie Molina | Sept. 12, 2019, 2:17 p.m.

Quarterback, 11, Khalif Welch, sets up for a throw as the O-line applies pressure.


Photo: Piling On

By Nathalie Molina | Sept. 12, 2019, 2:11 p.m.

Blazers and Blue Devils begin to pile on top of one another as a player struggles to keep the ball in his possession.


Photo: Touchdown

By Nathalie Molina | Sept. 12, 2019, 1:51 p.m.

Senior Captain, Christopher Watkins, 21, holds arms up in joy as he makes it into the end zone.


Photo: Let's Play

By Nathalie Molina | Sept. 12, 2019, 1:50 p.m.

The Blazers and Blue Devils set up for the next play.


Gallery: Winning Season Opener

By Nathalie Molina | Sept. 12, 2019, 1:38 p.m. | In Sports »

Blazer's play Springbrook in the first home game of the season.


Podcast #1: Football

By Sam Kulp | Dec. 17, 2018, 8:07 a.m. | In Blair »

Recap of Blair's football season


Blair creams Clarksburg

By Andrew Gelman | Dec. 1, 2018, 7:49 p.m. | In Blair »

Blair wins 41-17 after a big second half


Blair football gets set for huge game against Richard Montgomery

By Sam Kulp | Nov. 1, 2018, 9:23 p.m. | In Local »

It's essentially a playoff game for both teams


The Blazer Spirit

By Nate Bodner Neva Taylor | Dec. 17, 2016, 2:05 p.m. | In Features »

Whether as a player on the field or a spectator in the stands, being on a winning team is a fantastic feeling. The players give it their all, the spectators yell and cheer, the parents hold their breath and the clock winds down. Then it's over. The buzzer goes off and all that exciting energy is dispersed over the crowd as people cheer and hug, and players and coaches alike high five and celebrate.


Blair football falls short against undefeated Damascus

By Ryan Handel | Nov. 10, 2016, 1:07 p.m. | In Blair »

The playoffs don't begin until next week for the Blair Blazers (8-2), but they still had to face an intimidating foe on Friday night: the Damascus Hornets (10-0). The Hornets had not lost a game since the 2014 3A state finals, and they kept that streak alive by edging the Blazers 35-27.


Blair football suffers first loss of season to Sherwood

By Ryan Handel | Oct. 17, 2016, 1:24 p.m. | In Blair »

Sherwood didn't need a strong passing game to achieve offensive success, as the Warriors put up 456 rushing yards and six rushing touchdowns en route to a 43-26 win.


Blair football stomps Northwood 35-0 in Battle of the Boulevard

By Ryan Handel | Sept. 5, 2016, 12:42 a.m. | In Blair »

The Blair Blazers (1-0) soundly defeated the Northwood Gladiators (0-1) by a score of 35-0 in the annual Battle of the Boulevard rivalry game on Friday night.


Blair loses tough first round matchup at Quince Orchard 48-17

By Benjamin Yokoyama | Nov. 18, 2015, 1:12 p.m. | In Blair »

Despite mounting a two score comeback in the third quarter, the deficit faced by the Montgomery Blair Blazers was too steep in a 48-17 loss in the first round of the playoffs to the Quince Orchard (QO) Cougars on a windy Friday night.


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.


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.


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.


On the sidelines

By Zewde Ingram | Oct. 2, 2015, 9:51 a.m. | In Features »

As the Blazer anthem permeates through the chilled evening air, it melts into the cheers of the enthusiastic crowd, the warrior-like chanting of the cheerleaders and the noise of ruffling pom poms, forming an exhilarating medley of sounds that underscore the intense atmosphere driving the football team forward


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.


Northwest eliminates Blair from the playoffs

By Sasha Tidwell | Nov. 19, 2014, 12:45 p.m. | In Blair »

On a blisteringly cold Friday night in Germantown, the Blazers (8-3) took the field for the last time this season, some for the last time ever, with hopes to upset the mighty Northwest Jaguars (10-1) on the road in the first round of the playoffs. Things didn't end up as Blair hoped however, as the game ended with a 38-3 loss but the Blazers were still able to realize how far they had come this season.


Blair is handed their second loss of the season against Paint Branch

By Sasha Tidwell | Oct. 24, 2014, 12:22 p.m. | In Blair »

Paint Branch (6-1) and Blair (5-2) both came into Friday night's game with identical records. The fans were ready to witness a battle between two evenly matched teams. However, Blair fans were disappointed as the Panthers came out with the 25-14 win.


A New Era for Blair Football

By Zewde Ingram | Oct. 15, 2014, 6:43 p.m. | In Features »

This season, Blair's first chance at the Maryland football playoffs is more tangible than ever, set poetically against the backdrop of Blair's 80th anniversary. At the helm of the Blazers' winning season is Head Coach Dr. Andrew Fields.


Blair succumbs to Sherwood offense in a grinding home opener

By Sasha Tidwell | Sept. 14, 2014, 4:54 p.m. | In Blair »

In their first home game of the year on Friday night, Blair (1-1) had to face one of the toughest opponents they'll face all year in Sherwood (2-0). The Blazers came up short 7-14, but they did not disappoint.


Blair Varsity Football falls to Whitman Vikings

By Abel Chanyalew | Nov. 11, 2013, 8:51 p.m. | In Blair »

Friday night's game at Blazer stadium was the final football contest ever for many of Blair's varsity members, and they made sure that senior night was a night to remember. Despite falling behind early and committing costly miscues, the Blair Blazers (5-5) fought hard but fell just short against the Whitman Vikings (7-3) by the score of 17-13.


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