Tagged: Boys' Soccer


Blazers start season off strong with comeback win against Rockville

By Alex Russ | Sept. 19, 2018, 2:25 p.m. | In Blair »

On September 5, the boy’s varsity soccer team beat the Rockville Rams 2-1 with a late comeback push to start their season off 1-0.The last year when these two teams met it ended in a 3-3 draw, but this year Blair was able to take the win.


Boy's soccer falls to Meade in state semifinal

By Charles Lott | Nov. 16, 2015, 7:25 p.m. | In Blair »

The Blair Blazers (15-2) lost to the Meade Mustangs (16-1) 3-1 in penalty kicks Saturday night. After regulation and two overtime periods the score was 0-0 in a game dominated by two tough defensive units. The loss knocked the Blazers out of the playoffs.


Blair boys' soccer wins division championship

By Charles Lott | Nov. 12, 2015, 1:58 p.m. | In Blair »

The Blair Blazers (15-1) beat the Wootton Patriots (10-4) 3-1 Tuesday in the regional championship game. The Blazers took a commanding three goal lead early in the game, and Wootton scored a late goal in a bid to get back into the game. With this victory, Blair advances to the state semifinals.


Blair boys' soccer advances in playoffs

By Charles Lott | Nov. 10, 2015, 2:11 p.m. | In Blair »

The Blair Blazers (15-1) beat the Walter Johnson Wildcats (13-3) 1-0 in the third round of playoffs to advance to the next round. The game was close throughout, with both teams playing strong defense up until a second half goal by junior defender Rolf Ngana.


Blair boys' soccer wins first playoff game

By Charles Lott | Nov. 6, 2015, 2:04 p.m. | In Blair »

The Blair Blazers (14-1) beat the Richard Montgomery Rockets (6-8) 3-1 after going down by a goal late in the first half. Blair's comeback was led by the team's senior captains Sean Munroe and Jimmy McMillian, who each scored a goal in the second half.


Boys' soccer eliminated from the playoffs in a penalty kick shootout

By Ellie Struewing | Oct. 24, 2014, 12:19 p.m. | In Blair »

Boys' varsity soccer (6-3-4) played an exciting double-overtime game against Bethesda Chevy Chase (7-3-2) on Thursday, but lost on a shootout with a final score of 3-2.


Boys' soccer defeats Blake in an impressive display of teamwork

By Ellie Struewing | Oct. 19, 2014, 12:53 p.m. | In Blair »

Boys' varsity soccer (5-2-4) beat Blake (6-5-2) by a score of 3-1 on Tuesday. A combination of communication, possession, and smart passes led the team to a satisfying victory over Blake.


Boys' soccer loses hard fought battle against Paint Branch

By Ellie Struewing | Oct. 8, 2014, 2:02 p.m. | In Blair »

Boys' varsity soccer (3-4-2) was unable to defeat Paint Branch (4-6) in a disappointing loss on Tuesday with a final score of 4-1. While Blair's energy picked up towards the end of the game, the team couldn't overcome Paint Branch's early lead.


Boys' soccer secures overtime win against Kennedy

By Ellie Struewing | Sept. 21, 2014, 4:40 p.m. | In Blair »

Varsity boys' soccer (2-1-1) defeated Kennedy (0-3) in overtime by a score of 5-4. Blair managed to stay calm and work together despite injuries, a red card, and a determined Kennedy team in an exciting game on Wednesday evening.


Boys' soccer a mere penalty shot from a win against Whitman

By Ellie Struewing | Sept. 16, 2014, 8:22 p.m. | In Blair »

Varsity boys' soccer (1-1-1) ended a chilly Monday night with a 1-1 tie against Whitman (3-0-1). Blair was not fazed by Whitman's strong reputation and refused to lower their energy throughout the game.


Boys' soccer outplays Springbrook on senior night

By Ross Cohen-Kristiansen | Oct. 17, 2013, 5:30 p.m. | In Blair »

In the final regular season home game, Blair (9-1) knocked off the Springbrook Blue Devils (3-5-3) by a final score of 2-0.


Boys' soccer defeats Sherwood for seventh straight victory

By Ross Cohen-Kristiansen | Oct. 10, 2013, 9:08 p.m. | In Blair »

On a cool, drizzly October evening, Blair (8-1) scored three first-half goals and held on for a 3-1 victory over the Sherwood Warriors (2-7).


Boys' soccer shuts out Walter Johnson

By Ross Cohen-Kristiansen | Oct. 4, 2013, 1:01 p.m. | In Blair »

Less than a year after a second-round elimination to the Walter Johnson (WJ) Wildcats (4-2-1) in the state tournament, Blair (5-1) was eager for revenge. In a performance that left Head Coach John Haigh feeling weary, the Blazers came out on top—the final score 1-0.


Boys' soccer defeats Churchill in free-flowing game

By Ross Cohen-Kristiansen | Sept. 29, 2013, 9:48 p.m. | In Blair »

As the outside temperature cooled off around Blair Stadium, the Friday night soccer game was just beginning to heat up. Amidst shouting at the referees and three yellow cards, Blair (4-1) claimed victory over the Winston Churchill Bulldogs (4-2-1) by a score of 2-1.


Strong second half pushes boys' soccer past Richard Montgomery

By Ross Cohen-Kristiansen | Sept. 23, 2013, 5:50 p.m. | In Blair »

Coming off a 4-2 loss at Kennedy Wednesday, Blair boys' varsity soccer (2-1) started out shakily against the Richard Montgomery (RM) Rockets (2-3). But following halftime words from Coach John Haigh, the Blazers dominated the second 40 minutes en route to a 3-1 victory.


Impact players to look out for this fall season

By Rohan Oprisko | Sept. 12, 2013, 1:12 p.m. | In Blair »

With the fall sports season coming into swing Blazers are looking to make this season a memorable one. Members of each team selected three athletes to look out for this season. Here is what they came up with:


Boys soccer wins first season opener in five years

By Ross Cohen-Kristiansen | Sept. 11, 2013, 6:15 p.m. | In Blair »

The Blair boys varsity soccer team had not won its regular season opener since 2008, but that all changed last night, when the Blazers (1-0) defeated the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Barons (0-1) by a score of 3-2.


2013 fall sports preview

By Ross Cohen-Kristiansen, Zoe Johnson, Harini Salgado, Sarah Trunk, Abel Chanyalew | Sept. 3, 2013, 1:15 p.m. | In Blair »

As the fall rolls in and as the weather gets a little colder, Blair fall sports teams look forward to the upcoming season.


Boys' soccer blows by Clarksburg

By Josh Schmidt | Oct. 26, 2012, 3:37 p.m. | In Blair »

Riding on the wave of six straight wins the Blair boys' varsity soccer team (10-4) extended their winning streak to seven with a 4-0 win over the Clarksburg Coyotes (3-8-1).


Boys' soccer comes through in the clutch to beat the Cavaliers

By Josh Schmidt | Oct. 5, 2012, 7:13 p.m. | In Blair »

After falling behind 1-0 on an own goal early in the game, the Blazers regrouped at halftime to storm back and avoid falling to 3-5.


Boys' soccer bows out

By Josh Schmidt | Nov. 4, 2011, 4:06 p.m. | In Blair »

The Blair boys' varsity soccer team (11-5) lost to the Walter Johnson Wildcats (15-0-1) by a score of 2-1 on Thursday night, ending the Blazers season in the regional semi-finals. Sophomore Donald Benamna scored Blair's lone goal six minutes into the game off of an assist from senior co-captain Kevin Fallet.


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