Samuale Asefa


Name: Samuale Asefa
Position: Sports Editor
Graduation Year: 2023
Hello! My name is Sam and I'm a writer for SCO. I am a self-proclaimed movie buff and love listening to all types of music.


Stories (26)


Blair football conquers Einstein in home opener

By Sudhish Swain, Samuale Asefa | Sept. 10, 2022, 9:32 a.m. | In Blair »

The Blazers’ defense smothered the Titans to secure their second win, 34-6

LoveSCOpe Returns!

By Samuale Asefa, Kathereen Yang | April 28, 2022, 2:19 p.m. | In Blogs »

The famed matchmaking event is back and better than ever

Old to new: Montgomery Parks is renovating local parks

By Samuale Asefa | April 15, 2022, 10:55 a.m. | In Features »

The Playground Renovation Program has enabled MCP to improve cherished parks

Blazers girls’ basketball season recap

By Samuale Asefa | March 30, 2022, 1:55 p.m.

Despite many setbacks, the girls’ varsity basketball program managed a grit-fueled season and an impressive playoff run

It's high time for Maryland to legalize recreational marijuana

By Samuale Asefa | March 18, 2022, 5:49 p.m. | In Op/Ed »

Maryland’s house of delegates is slowly but surely moving towards decriminalization

Blair secures Regional Championship with lights-out performance against Blake

By Sachin Parikh, Samuale Asefa | March 4, 2022, 2:02 p.m. | In Blair »

The Blazers were unstoppable from beyond the arc and buried the Bengals 74-52 to advance to the State Quarterfinals

“Studio 666” is devilishly disappointing

By Samuale Asefa | March 4, 2022, 12:58 p.m. | In Entertainment »

The Foo Fighters star in a sad attempt at a horror-comedy

Blair dominates in playoff opener against Paint Branch

By Sachin Parikh, Samuale Asefa | March 2, 2022, 2:03 p.m. | In Blair »

Blair triumphantly defeated the Panthers 70-52 to advance to the second round of the playoffs

Students band together for county-wide walkouts

By Samuale Asefa | Feb. 23, 2022, 7:16 p.m. | In Features »

Students, teachers, and parents are unsatisfied with the decision to keep proximate learning

Blazers earn the 4A Division title over the Einstein Titans

By Samuale Asefa | Feb. 23, 2022, 12:40 p.m. | In Sports »

Blair continues their winning streak with another incredible victory

Blazers dazzle on Senior Night in entertaining win over Whitman

By Sachin Parikh, Samuale Asefa | Feb. 14, 2022, 5:53 a.m. | In Blair »

Blair's long-range effort and solid defense carried them to another victory in front of a packed crowd

Dominant Blair shuts down Paint Branch

By Sachin Parikh, Samuale Asefa | Feb. 11, 2022, 6:20 p.m. | In Blair »

Blair played phenomenally on all sides of the ball, winning by 27.

Blazers continue hot streak with blowout win against Springbrook

By Sachin Parikh, Samuale Asefa | Feb. 4, 2022, 11:35 a.m. | In Blair »

On a night where they weren't playing their best, Blair boys' varsity basketball still managed to defeat Springbrook handily

Blair defeats Richard Montgomery

By Sachin Parikh, Samuale Asefa | Jan. 26, 2022, 6:34 p.m. | In Blair »

The Blazers' lights-out three-point shooting and suffocating defense propelled them to a 79-56 win at home

“Don’t Look Up” lives up to its expectations

By Samuale Asefa | Jan. 6, 2022, 9:10 a.m. | In Entertainment »

The pre-apocalyptic movie contains the craziest cast of the century

We wish you “A Naija Christmas”

By Samuale Asefa | Dec. 30, 2021, 2:44 p.m. | In Entertainment »

The Nigerian film brings on a refreshing take on the beloved holiday

Felica is the G.O.A.T for a reason

By Samuale Asefa | Dec. 22, 2021, 8:58 a.m. | In Blogs »

Taking a look at Tyler the Creator's growth as an artist through his albums

Anxiety in teens after quarantine

By Samuale Asefa | Dec. 14, 2021, 4:10 p.m. | In Features »

Anxiety is rampant in teens transitioning out of quarantine

Blazers end up on the wrong end of a nail-biter against Seneca Valley

By Sachin Parikh, Samuale Asefa | Dec. 13, 2021, 10:34 a.m. | In Blair »

Blair loses a tightly-contested 59-58 loss at home against the Screaming Eagles

The Young Republicans Club is back in business

By Samuale Asefa | Dec. 2, 2021, 8:02 a.m.

Blair’s Republican Club has been revived by right-leaning students

"You" will not be disappointed by the Netflix Originals' new season

By Samuale Asefa | Nov. 15, 2021, 7:38 p.m. | In Entertainment »

The new season has taken the internet by storm, becoming the most popular show in the world

Blair makes history at home playoff game vs. Spartans

By Samuale Asefa | Nov. 15, 2021, 5:46 p.m. | In Blair »

The Blazers managed to win Blair’s first home playoff game in school history

How will COVID affect live school performances?

By Samuale Asefa | Nov. 8, 2021, 5:51 p.m. | In Features »

MCPS has put new restrictions on performances in place to ensure pandemic safety

Sherwood Warriors manage to clutch up in nailbiter against Blair

By Samuale Asefa | Oct. 19, 2021, 9:11 p.m. | In Blair »

Blazers fail to comeback in a nerve-wracking home game

Blazers show off in Homecoming game vs. Rams

By Samuale Asefa | Oct. 10, 2021, 9:29 p.m. | In Blair »

Blair outshine an undefeated Rockville in a highlight-filled performance

“Battle of the Boulevard” becomes a Bulldoze

By Samuale Asefa, Luke Sanelli | Sept. 18, 2021, 1:47 p.m. | In Blair »

Blair remains undefeated after a commanding victory over Northwood