Tagged: Football


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.


Fall Sports Preview: 2012

By | Sept. 3, 2012, 7:45 p.m. | In Blair »

Blair sports are back in full effect as the 2012 fall sports season starts off. Here's a preview of which athletes to look out for.


Lack of offense thwarts Blazers in opener

By Michael Gerbasi | Sept. 1, 2012, 10:48 p.m. | In Blair »

The Blair varsity football team lost their season opener to Bethesda-Chevy Chase (BCC) by a score of 13-2 on Friday.


Punishing "The Penn State Way"

By Michael Gerbasi | Aug. 6, 2012, 11:39 p.m. | In Op/Ed »

The harsh sanctions on Penn State University are necessary to heal wounds caused by the scandal.


Game day grub

By Melissa Haniff | Feb. 3, 2012, 8:23 p.m. | In Food »

The biggest day of the year is finally upon us: Super Bowl Sunday. Here at SCO, we've compiled a list of recipes that are fast and easy to make so you can focus on all the gameday action.


It's all in the family: the Gondor family legacy

By Josh Schmidt | Nov. 21, 2011, 11:17 a.m. | In Print Sports »

Andrew, a 2010 graduate, and his younger brother Peter, a current senior, were and are both key players on the Blair football team. Growing up in the same household, Andrew and pushed each other to be the best athletes possible, which made them the players they are today.


VIDEO: Blue Devils edge varsity football

By Eli Schwadron | Oct. 8, 2011, 3:38 p.m. | In Blair »

Watch video from Blair's Thursday night loss to Springbrook at Blazer stadium. The Blazers struck first, but were unable to keep up the offensive intensity throughout the entirety of the 17-6 loss.


Blue Devils edge varsity football

By Eli Schwadron | Oct. 8, 2011, 3:05 p.m. | In Blair »

After being shut out in consecutive weeks by Sherwood and Northwood, the Blazers were desperate for their first victory facing a mediocre Blue Devil squad. Through the game's first five minutes, it seemed as if Blair was primed to finally capture that elusive W. However, Springbrook came roaring back to capture a lead they would hold for the rest of the game. Penalties, key players out due to injury and poor execution all contributed to Blair's sixth straight loss.


Battering on the Boulevard

By Eli Schwadron | Oct. 4, 2011, 5:20 p.m. | In Blair »

Coming off a 35-0 loss to Sherwood, the varsity football team (0-5) was hoping to rebound against rival Northwood (3-2). From the opening kickoff, it was clear that the Gladiators had different plans - senior Al Bangura returned the opening kickoff 80 yards for a touchdown. Northwood never looked back, dominating all four quarters and cruising to a 42-0 victory.


Sherwood trounces varsity football

By Eli Schwadron | Sept. 24, 2011, 3:56 p.m. | In Blair »

Sherwood (2-2) outplayed the varsity football team (0-4) in every aspect of Friday night's game. Injuries, a lack of offensive production, and a number of costly fumbles prevented Blair from having any chance at competing.


Skinned by the 'Skins

By Brittany Cheng | Aug. 17, 2011, 12:35 p.m. | In Sports Blog »

Coming off of a mediocre 6-10 season and dealing with so many uncertainties regarding the starting roster, especially in the offensive line, the game got DMV fans back into the football spirit. But even after the win, the team will still have a tough road to the playoffs.


Vikings clobber varsity football

By Eli Schwadron | Oct. 2, 2010, 11:16 a.m. | In Blair »

The varsity football team (1-4) fell to the Whitman Vikings (4-1) in a 35-12 thrashing on Friday night. The Blazers have now dropped two straight games after losing to Springbrook 8-3 last week.


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