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.
Whether as a player on the field or a spectator in the stands, being on a winning team is a fantastic feeling. The players give it their all, the spectators yell and cheer, the parents hold their breath and the clock winds down. Then it's over. The buzzer goes off and all that exciting energy is dispersed over the crowd as people cheer and hug, and players and coaches alike high five and celebrate.
The Blair Athletics Department recently hired John F. Kennedy High School security assistant Carlos Smith as the girls' basketball head coach after Erin Conley, the previous coach, stepped down.
Blair teacher Erin Conley stepped down as the varsity girls' basketball coach and the team is currently in search of a coach for the 2015-2016 winter season.
Meghan Wilkinson, an employee of MedStar and certified athletics trainer, joined the Montgomery Blair Athletics department this school year to replace Julie Tucker.
There's a culture shift underway at Blair, and it's changing the student body for the better. The school year has officially ended, and there are definitely some fond athletic memories in every Blazer's mind.
Montgomery Blair High School's administration imposed a policy forbidding spectators from bringing all types of bags to home varsity football games. The regulation, announced on Oct. 29, followed recent incidents in which students were caught sneaking alcohol into Blazer Stadium.
Sports team captains often get home later than most of their classmates and even other team members due to the extra responsibilities they shoulder. This year, these responsibilities will be even more expansive.
This school year, Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) implemented a mandatory baseline concussion test for all student athletes participating in a school sport
The Athletic Department is looking into the purchase of a new scoreboard for its stadium, which could potentially cost up to $60,000.
The council convenes once a month and focuses on guiding team captains in leading their team to success. Leaders from every team are required to attend.
Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) revised its heat policy for the upcoming fall sports season. As part of protocol, MCPS mandated that all schools must host meetings to review heat acclimatization, hydration, Methicillin-Resistant Staph Aureus, hygiene, steroids and concussions.
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