Tagged: Boys Basketball

Boys basketball emerges victorious over Wootton on senior night

By Robert Pfefferle | March 3, 2015, 11:54 a.m. | In Blair »

The team knew the stakes, and they did their job. As the Blair Blazers (9-10) rolled over the Wootton Patriots (4-16) 72-58 in what was a closely contested game until the very end.

Boys Basketball roughs up Churchill

By Robert Pfefferle | Feb. 13, 2015, 12:41 p.m. | In Blair »

On Friday night, the Boy's basketball team (7-9) grabbed an impressive win over the Churchill Bulldogs (3-13), 52-45. The Blazers were without big man Ishmael Sangre, but were still able to overcome Churchill's size advantage in one of the most impressive wins of the season.

Boys Basketball loses heartbreaker to Sherwood

By Robert Pfefferle | Feb. 10, 2015, 2:57 p.m. | In Blair »

Everything that could possibly go wrong at the end of a basketball game, ended up doing so for the Blazers on Tuesday night. The Sherwood Warriors (9-6) capitalized on a couple of late Blair (6-9) mistakes and used an 11-2 run to grab a huge come from behind win 55-52.

Boys' basketball sneaks by Walter Johnson

By Robert Pfefferle | Jan. 26, 2015, noon | In Blair »

The Blazers (7-3) came out on Thursday night and took care of business in crunch time, downing the Walter Johnson Wildcats (0-9) 57-55.

Boys' Basketball takes down Northwood to open the season

By Robert Pfefferle | Dec. 6, 2014, 11:44 a.m. | In Blair »

In front of a nearly packed gym, the the boys' basketball team (1-0) overcame nerves and anxiousness to beat the Northwood Gladiators (0-1) in their season opener 71-52.

Boys' Basketball fights hard in playoff loss to Whitman Vikings

By Samuel Popper | March 7, 2014, 10:22 p.m. | In Blair »

In the regional semifinal playoff matchup, the Boys' Basketball team (20-3) finished their season with a courageous effort in a 60-48 loss to the Whitman Vikings (19-6).

Blair falls to Springbrook in first loss of the season

By Alex Frandsen | Dec. 17, 2013, 12:50 p.m. | In Blair »

In a battle between two of the top teams in Montgomery County, the boys' basketball team fell short to Springbrook by a final score of 57-45. Despite holding the vaunted Robinson brothers to a combined 13 points, the size and athleticism of the Blue Devils proved deadly.

Blazers open playoffs with 50-37 win over Trojans

By Jack Estrin | Feb. 27, 2013, 1:21 p.m. | In Blair »

The Blazers (15-8) brought fire and intensity in their 2013 playoff debut against the Gaithersburg Trojans (6-17). Thus, it came as no surprise when senior captain Justin Kung dove headfirst into the scorers' table late in the fourth quarter to save a loose ball.

Blazers finish strong on Senior Night

By Jack Estrin | Feb. 23, 2013, 5:38 p.m. | In Blair »

With 3:36 left in the first half, the moment he had been waiting for finally arrived. A Wheaton guard controlled the ball near the top of the key and then tried to swing it to his teammate in the paint. The pass was intercepted by Blair senior forward Julian Smith-Jones who took it the length of the court for a slam-dunk.

Whitman sinks Blair 48-47 with last second three

By Jack Estrin | Feb. 14, 2013, 10:58 p.m. | In Blair »

With 12.6 seconds left in the game, the Blazers (12-8) found themselves up by one against the visiting Vikings (11-9), well on their way to win number 13 on the season. Junior co-captain Damar Bess was at the free throw line, and Bess had already scored 10 points in the decisive fourth quarter.

Clutch free throws propel Blair past Springbrook

By Josh Schmidt | Jan. 4, 2013, 7:09 p.m. | In Blair »

The Blair boys' varsity basketball team (5-2) beat the Springbrook Blue Devils (5-2) for the first time in a decade, 40-39, as senior guard Trey Wainwright sank two free throws with 3.1 seconds left in the game.

Cougars hand Blair their first loss of the year

By Jack Estrin | Dec. 20, 2012, 1:44 p.m. | In Blair »

Coming into the game 4-0, the Blazers (4-1) had yet to be legitimately challenged. Quince Orchard (3-2) gave Blair all they could handle, en route to a dominating 64-43 victory over the Blazers.

Winter Sports Preview: 2012-2013

By Melissa Arias, Jack Estrin, Grace Hill, Temi Ibirogba, Sam Lewando | Dec. 11, 2012, 12:51 p.m. | In Blair »

Winter sports are back as the 2012-2013 season gets off to a rousing start.

Blair dominates Northwood in Battle of the Boulevard

By Jack Estrin | Dec. 8, 2012, 7:58 p.m. | In Blair »

It looked like Northwood (0-2) might have a chance against Blair as they scored first, taking a 2-0 lead over the Blazers. That only lasted for a minute however as Blair (2-0) went on to dominate the rest of the game en route to a 56-20 thrashing of their archrivals.

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).

Varsity basketball edges Einstein

By Eli Schwadron | Feb. 23, 2012, 1:49 p.m. | In Blair »

Blair's varsity basketball team (7-15) fended off a late Einstein run to defeat the Titans (2-21) by a score of 54-50. Senior Rick Narcisse led all scorers with 22 points.

OT loss for boys' basketball

By Langston Taylor | Feb. 13, 2012, 7:23 p.m. | In Blair »

Echoing its Jan. 15 loss to Kennedy, the varsity boys' basketball team gave its home fans a moment of elation on Friday night, but could not provide them with a win.

JV Journal

By Josh Schmidt | Feb. 6, 2012, 12:16 p.m. | In Print Sports »

It's the second half, and the boys' JV basketball team (3-7) is just starting to get in rhythm. But only getting energized towards the end of the game is normal for the team, as they have three buzzer beating wins so far this season, and have made a name for themselves as a comeback team when they have won.

Blake buries varsity basketball

By Eli Schwadron | Jan. 31, 2012, 1:38 a.m. | In Blair »

A near mirror image of Blair's previous loss to Blake on Jan. 10, the Blazers started out strong only to have things unravel in the second half.

Varsity basketball loses in nail-biter

By Langston Taylor | Jan. 15, 2012, 3:13 p.m. | In Blair »

In sports, ecstasy can turn to agony in the blink of an eye. On Saturday, the Blair varsity boys' basketball team (3-7) fell to the Kennedy Cavaliers (6-6) late in the fourth quarter.

Boys' basketball falls to Warriors

By Langston Taylor | Jan. 7, 2012, 8:46 a.m. | In Blair »

After three consecutive road losses, the boys' varsity basketball team was hoping that playing in the friendly confines of Blair would help end the losing streak.

Passing on his wisdom

By Richard Chen | Dec. 22, 2011, 2:45 p.m. | In Features »

Meet Damon Pigrom, the new general Physical Education teacher and boys' varsity basketball coach.

Varsity basketball beats BCC in overtime thriller

By Eli Schwadron | Dec. 16, 2011, 1:07 a.m. | In Blair »

Blair escaped with a 74-71 overtime win over Bethesda Chevy-Chase on Wednesday night.

VIDEO: Boys' basketball silenced in home opener

By Eli Schwadron | Dec. 14, 2011, 6:11 p.m. | In Blair »

Video highlights from the varsity basketball team's loss to Walter Johnson on Monday night.

Boys' basketball silenced in home opener

By Langston Taylor | Dec. 13, 2011, 1:56 p.m. | In Blair »

The varsity boys' basketball team (2-1) fell to the Walter Johnson Wildcats (1-2) by a score of 75-49 on Monday night. After two quarters of even basketball, the Wildcats took hold of the lead for good.

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