Tagged: Football


NFL mid-season review and predictions

By Alex Russ | Oct. 24, 2019, 7:29 p.m. | In Professional »

SCO predicts NFL awards and outlines the playoff picture for the second half of the season


On perseverance and strength

By Sam Kulp | Sept. 27, 2018, 7:26 p.m. | In Blair Connection »

Medhanit Desta is the only girl on the JV football team but doesn't let that phase her


NFL Predictions Week 7

By Eric Feigen, Noah Stern, Nate Bodner, Ellie Williams | Oct. 20, 2017, 12:58 p.m. | In Professional »

Will the Cardinals veterans be able to knock off the upstart Rams? Will the Falcons avenge their heartbreaking loss in Super Bowl 50. Will the Redskins catch up in the battle for the NFC East Monday night? Find out what's going to happen in all these games and more!


NFL Week 2 Predictions

By Nate Bodner Ellie Williams | Sept. 14, 2017, 3 p.m. | In Professional »

As is always the case, we learned a lot from watching week one football. Some teams raised eyebrows with impressive showings, while other teams forced fans to reel in expectations. See what we think about this week's games.


Blair's turf field makeover

By Zoe Friedman | Feb. 22, 2017, 6:27 p.m. | In Local »

The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC) is replacing the playing surface of Blair's artificial turf field after concerns arose from an October 2016 inspection. Construction began in January and is expected to last until March.


Blair's football season ends in disappointment

By Ryan Handel | Nov. 18, 2016, 1:04 p.m. | In Blair »

Heading into Friday night's game against the Quince Orchard Cougars (10-1), the Blair Blazers (8-3) were eager to pick up their first playoff win in school history. However, they will have to wait until next year after being eliminated by the Cougars, 35-7.


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.


Blazers offense overpowers Barons in home opener

By Ryan Handel | Sept. 12, 2016, 2:35 p.m. | In Blair »

After vaulting to number six in the Montgomery County football rankings, expectations were high for the Blair Blazers (2-0). But, the Blazers refused to let the pressure get to them. They pounded the BCC Barons (0-2) on Friday night by a score of 42-12, pummeling the Baron defense into the ground with 612 total yards of offense.


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.


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.


Blazers take the Boulevard in season opener

By Benjamin Yokoyama | Sept. 8, 2015, 2:08 p.m. | In Blair »

The Montgomery Blair Blazers (1-0) used a huge offensive first quarter to obliterate the cross-Boulevard rival Northwood Gladiators (0-1) 48-3 in the Battle of the Boulevard on Friday.


NFL Week 15 Predictions

By Robert Pfefferle, Agam Mittal, Samuel Popper, Sasha Tidwell | Dec. 14, 2014, 11:09 a.m. | In Professional »

Standings: 1. Bobby: 135-73 2. Sam: 134-74 3. Sasha: 130-78 4. Agam: 123-85


NFL Week 13 Predictions

By Robert Pfefferle, Agam Mittal, Samuel Popper, Sasha Tidwell | Dec. 1, 2014, 1:21 p.m. | In Professional »

Standings: 1. Sam: 116-60 2. Bobby: 110-66 3. Sasha: 108-68 4. Agam: 105-71


NFL Week Twelve Predictions

By Robert Pfefferle, Agam Mittal, Samuel Popper, Sasha Tidwell | Nov. 21, 2014, 11:47 a.m. | In Professional »

1. Sam: 106-55 2. Bobby: 99-62 3. Sasha: 98-63 4. Agam: 95-66


NFL Week Eleven Predictions

By Robert Pfefferle, Agam Mittal, Samuel Popper, Sasha Tidwell | Nov. 16, 2014, 9:56 a.m. | In Professional »

Standings: 1. Sam: 98-49 2. Sasha: 94-53 3. Bobby: 92-55 4. Agam: 86-61


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.


Blair football pulls out its fourth win of the season in a sloppy battle at home

By Sasha Tidwell | Oct. 6, 2014, 1:56 p.m. | In Blair »

On Thursday night, Blair (4-1) played its fifth game of the season against the BCC Barons (0-5), winning by a score of 7-0 in an unexpectedly tight game.


NFL Week Three Predictions

By Amalia Chiapperino, Robert Pfefferle, Rohan Oprisko, Samuel Popper, Sasha Tidwell | Sept. 21, 2014, 6:48 p.m. | In Professional »

After a tough week for most of our experts, Sam has regained his lead in the standings he held for many week last week. Sasha is even and Romalia is only two games back from the rest of the pack. This week offers an opportunity once again shake up the standings. Lets see how the experts can do.


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.


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.


Costly turnovers result in homecoming defeat

By Michael Gerbasi | Oct. 20, 2012, 4:09 p.m. | In Blair »

The Blair varsity football team (2-6) lost to the Blake Bengals (5-3) by a score of 29-0 on Friday night. The game play was nearly as sloppy as the conditions as eight Blazer turnovers led to their defeat on the rainy night.


Blair stuns Northwood in the Battle of the Boulevard

By Michael Gerbasi | Sept. 29, 2012, 10:52 p.m. | In Blair »

The Blair varsity football team (1-4) defeated the Northwood Gladiators (1-5) by a score of 13-8 on Saturday. This was their first win in nearly two years.


Quince Orchard steamrolls varsity football

By Michael Gerbasi | Sept. 9, 2012, 11:51 a.m. | In Blair »

The varsity football team (0-2) experienced a crushing defeat at the hands of one of the elite teams in the area: the Quince Orchard Cougars (2-0), who dominated in all facets of the game.


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