Tagged: Blazers


Boys' basketball surges past Rockets

By Alex Frandsen | Feb. 15, 2014, 12:36 p.m. | In Blair »

After trailing for the first three quarters of the game, the Blazers managed to snatch a 49-38 victory against the Richard Montgomery Rockets on Tuesday night.


Girls' Basketball falls to Sherwood Warriors

By Samuel Popper | Feb. 7, 2014, 5:14 p.m. | In Blair »

The girls' varsity basketball team (10-5) fell Tuesday night to the Sherwood Warriors (6-8) in a low scoring game that finished 38-34.


Blazers battle back in victory over Vikings

By Alex Frandsen | Jan. 11, 2014, 4:53 p.m. | In Blair »

Senior guard Damar Bess poured in 25 points on his special day, most of them coming in a critical third quarter comeback, as the boys' basketball team pulled out a 61-56 win over the visiting Whitman Vikings.


Champions League Draw Review

By Rohan Oprisko | Jan. 6, 2014, 1:29 p.m. | In Professional »

It is that time of year again in the football world. Not only do most major clubs have to compete in their respective leagues, but they are also are competing in the Champions League, a knockout tournament in which the best clubs in Europe play to decide who will be crowned as the best team.


Hollywood East Cafe

By Samuel Popper | Jan. 6, 2014, 12:58 p.m. | In Restaurant Reviews »

Hollywood East Cafe is located in the "Restaurant Row" section of the Wheaton Mall located on Veirs Mill road in Wheaton about a 10 minute drive from Montgomery Blair High School. The restaurant itself seems kind of hidden under a canopy of the mall so it can be kind of tough to find from the outside. The Hollywood East Cafe was not a very big restaurant, it was smaller than it looked but still seemed to fit about 50-60 people on a busy day.


An eloquent, thought-provoking "Day"

By Zoe Johnson | Jan. 6, 2014, 11:12 a.m. | In Books »

It's a testament to David Levithan's writing ability that the premise of "Every Day" is not the best thing about it. With A, the genderless, precocious protagonist, as guide and narrator, Levithan asks deep, provocative questions about the nature of self while maintaining the bluntly emotional voice of a teenager trying to find their place in the world. The combination of beautiful writing, a fascinating premise and a realistic (as realistic as possible, anyway) plotline is the foundation of this extraordinary book.


Girls' Basketball beats Rockets in comeback fashion

By Samuel Popper | Jan. 3, 2014, 1:44 p.m. | In Blair »

The girls' varsity basketball team (7-1) overcame a bad start to defeat the Richard Montgomery Rockets (3-4) in a statement game on Monday night.


A look at globe-trotting Blazers

By Dylan Ahunhodjaev | Dec. 25, 2013, 10:50 p.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

Well, it's official. Winter has come to Blair. Never content to settle for anything but the best, many of our intrepid students are venturing away from their wintry surroundings this break to explore foreign locales, from New York to the Philippines.


Exhiliration from "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug"

By Martha Morganstein | Dec. 20, 2013, 3:36 p.m. | In Movies »

Following the success of the first movie in the series, director, Peter Jackson released the second installment of The Hobbit trilogy, "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug." which proved to be even more thrilling than the first. Since Jackson decided to create a trilogy out of the only one J.R.R Tolkien novel, some die-hard fans of the book might be bothered with the differences between the book and movie. Characters are added that did not appear in the book and certain events were changed. However, whether you have read the book or not, it is an early Christmas present that will keep audience eyes glued to the screen


Girls' basketball routs Knights at home

By Samuel Popper | Dec. 14, 2013, 1:18 p.m. | In Blair »

The girls' varsity basketball team (2-1) demonstrated their superiority last Friday night in a commanding 51-27 victory against the Wheaton Knights (0-2).


NFL week 13 predictions

By Rohan Oprisko, Samuel Popper, Jacob Popper, Abel Chanyalew | Dec. 1, 2013, 1:06 p.m. | In Professional »

Heading into week thirteen of the seventeen week season, the pressure is on our experts. For the most part, the standings have remained the same. Jacob still holds a slim lead over Sam and Abel and Rohan find themselves at the end of the pack.


Back to the Arena in "Hunger Games: Catching Fire"

By Ross Cohen-Kristiansen | Nov. 27, 2013, 9:32 a.m. | In Movies »

There's no time to blink in "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire." Thrilling from start to finish, the dystopian sci-fi film picks up the story of Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) and Peeta Mellark (Josh Hutcherson) a few months after their triumph in the 74th Annual Hunger Games, the subject of the first film in the blockbuster series based on the Suzanne Collins trilogy.


NewsChips: Crossed Lines

By Zoe Johnson | Oct. 27, 2013, 7:58 p.m. | In News Blog »

When reviewing the lyrics, certain implications come to light. Thicke develops a contradiction in his stereotype of women, singing, "you're a good girl" and "you're an animal," but are those really the only two things women can be? For that matter, while Thicke focuses on contrasting the 'good girl' and the 'animal,' he forgets that there's a better word for describing women: human.


Snoozing is the way to win

By Samuel Popper | Sept. 10, 2013, 1:49 p.m. | In Humor »

But that night before the start of arguably the most important year of high school: my junior year, I noticed that I was in fact not ready for school. I did not have a single school supply!


Vending machines in MCPS will open 30 minutes after bell

By Martha Morganstein | Aug. 15, 2013, 6:58 p.m. | In News Blog »

Starting in the 2013-2014 school year, vending machines serving unhealthy snacks will be shut off from midnight until 30 minutes after the final bell.


Blazers monopolize cross-country meet

By Jenna Kanner | Sept. 12, 2012, 9:06 p.m. | In Blair »

Both the girls and boys of the Blair cross-country team dashed past Gaithersburg High School. The girls team (1-0) won in a near-sweep of the Trojans (0-1), while the boys' team (1-0) also won overall in a slightly close race against Gaithersburg.


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