Tagged: John Haigh


Boys varsity soccer falls to Whitman

By Neva Taylor | Oct. 10, 2016, 1:23 p.m. | In Blair »

The Blair Blazers (7-2-1) lost a hard fought game against the Whitman Vikings (8-2-1) 2-0 on Tuesday night. Both teams remained strong defensively, but Blair struggled to gain momentum in the attacking half.


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.


Blair to start beekeeping

By Zewde Ingram | Oct. 15, 2015, 1:17 p.m. | In Local »

AP Environmental Science teacher Christopher Brown will be introducing honeybee hives to Blair. The bees will be used by STEM classes for study and the honey will be harvested.


Boys' soccer overwhelms Northwood in home opener

By Charles Lott | Sept. 20, 2015, 5:20 p.m. | In Blair »

The Blair varsity boys' soccer team (3-0) brought a hot Tuesday afternoon to a close with a 4-1 victory over Northwood (1-3). Blair remained unfazed despite injuries and their opponent's tough defensive tactics.


Boys' soccer triumphs over Northwood 4-1

By Ellie Struewing | Sept. 30, 2014, 12:47 p.m. | In Blair »

Boys varsity soccer (3-1-4) easily defeated Northwood (1-5) under a grey cloudy sky on Monday evening. Northwood's defense was strong, but not strong enough to hold back a determined Blair team. Blair's offense had control of the ball for the majority of the game and managed to secure a significant lead during the first half of play.


Boys' soccer secures overtime win against Kennedy

By Ellie Struewing | Sept. 23, 2014, 2:38 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.


Creativity "X-STEMs" from Blazers

By Jacob Popper Sam Lewando | May 6, 2014, 9:32 p.m. | In Local »

On April 24 a group of Blair students led by science teachers Megan Hart, Eric Prange and John Haigh III attended the X-STEM conference at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington D.C.


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.


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.


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 fails to finish against Walter Johnson

By Langston Cotman | Sept. 23, 2012, 4:08 p.m. | In Blair »

After a commanding three game winning streak, Boys' varsity soccer (3-2) fell to the undefeated Walter Johnson Wildcats (5-0) Saturday afternoon 2-1 in a hard fought game by both teams.


Blazers beat up on Barons

By Josh Schmidt | Sept. 5, 2012, 1:16 p.m. | In Blair »

After losing its season opener to Quince Orchard, the boys' varsity soccer team (1-1) beat the B-CC Barons (0-1) in their home opener by a score of 3-1. The Blazers were without head coach John Haigh who received a red card after a heated argument in the team's game last Friday.


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