Tagged: Baseball

Blazers conquer Coyotes

By Josh Schmidt | March 22, 2012, 7:22 p.m. | In Blair »

The varsity baseball team (1-0) defeated the Clarksburg Coyotes (0-1) by a score of 7-5 in the first game of the season. The Blazers started the game off slow, but they were able to pick up momentum and build a 7-2 lead before the Coyotes scored three runs in the final inning. Although the team holds a new coaching staff and several new faces on the varsity squad, the Blazers stuck together to win their first game of the season.

Baseball is back

By Jacob Buchholz | March 2, 2012, 9:23 a.m. | In Sports Blog »

All is calm in the baseball world. But the tranquility will be short lived as the frenzy of the first games will begin later this week.

Unnoticed and unexplained

By Jacob Buchholz | June 14, 2011, 6:50 p.m. | In Sports Blog »

For some reason, college baseball's 2010 NCAA championship had slightly over one million viewers, which can only serve as an indicator for the upcoming 2011 College World Series.

Varsity baseball knocked out of playoffs

By Liv Jacobson | May 14, 2011, 2:01 p.m. | In Blair »

Blair baseball (13-8) lost its first playoff game to the Walter Johnson Wildcats (8-10) by a score of 6-4. The game was the last for head coach John McDonald, and he was not disappointed in his team's performance.

Varsity baseball downs Damascus

By Maureen Lei | May 10, 2011, 6:17 p.m. | In Blair »

Varsity baseball (13-7) pulled off an unusual 3-2 win against the Damascus Hornets (5-11). Thanks to a catcher's interference in the bottom of the seventh inning, the Blazers earned a W in the last regular season game of coach John McDonald's career.

Blazer baseball burns Bulldogs

By Liv Jacobson | May 3, 2011, 12:52 a.m. | In Blair »

Blair baseball (11-6) won a cut-throat game against the Churchill Bulldogs (5-6) by a score of 4-3 to win their ninth game in a row.

Baseball clinches double-header victory

By Liv Jacobson | April 19, 2011, 10:18 p.m. | In Blair »

Blair varsity baseball (9-6) defeated the Seneca Valley Screaming Eagles (4-3) and the Walter Johnson Wildcats (6-4) in a spring break double-header on Monday.

Varsity baseball annihilates Falcons

By Maureen Lei | April 16, 2011, 1:54 p.m. | In Blair »

The Blair varsity baseball team (5-6) triumphed over the Poolesville Falcons (3-5) in a 14-2 game on Thursday night.

Baseball conquers Coyotes

By Maureen Lei | March 26, 2011, 5:19 p.m. | In Blair »

Varsity baseball (2-1) defeated the Clarksburg Coyotes (1-2) by a score of 5-3, thanks to strong offense and a solid starting lineup. Blair kept a close score throughout the game, eventually finishing off with a double play against Clarksburg in the seventh inning.

Jaguars pounce on Blair baseball

By Liv Jacobson | March 23, 2011, 9:31 p.m. | In Blair »

The varsity baseball team (0-1) lost the first game of the season to the Northwest Jaguars (1-0) on Tuesday.

On the chopping block

By Sophia Deng | May 19, 2010, 1:08 p.m. | In Entertainment »

With spring already upon us, the warm weather will be sure to make our brains fuzzy, turning us toward lazy days. If we haven't already, in no time, we will be picking up the TV remotes instead of our pencils.

Varsity Baseball loses first playoff game

By Biruk Bekele | May 18, 2010, 11:04 a.m. | In Blair »

Varsity baseball lost to the Gaithersburg Trojans (15-6) in the first round of the playoffs 4-1, ending their season with a record of 5-15. The game, according to head coach John MacDonald, was similar to many previous games — the Blazers weren't able to make the right plays at the right time.

Varsity baseball holds down Whitman

By Biruk Bekele | May 5, 2010, 7:09 p.m. | In Blair »

After two consecutive losses, varsity baseball (5-12) defeated the Whitman Vikings (8-6) 4-1 in a close match-up. All of the runs scored came before the fourth inning, however excellent pitching from senior co-captain Sammy Denenberg and solid defense allowed the Blazers to pull away with the win.

Trojans dominate varsity baseball

By Biruk Bekele | April 30, 2010, 7:30 a.m. | In Blair »

Varsity baseball (4-11) lost 1-14 to the Gaithersburg Trojans (11-4) in the first five innings of the game, where the team lost under the mercy rule because they were down 10 points after five innings. After the first two innings the Blazers were loosing 0-8 and were not able to pull themselves out of a deficit that early in the game.

Poolesville trounces varsity baseball

By Jewel Galbraith | April 27, 2010, 3:59 p.m. | In Blair »

The Poolesville Falcons (4-6) beat varsity baseball (3-9) 5-3 in Blair's fourth loss in a row. Head coach John MacDonald attributed the loss to poor base running and a failure to make proper hitting adjustments.

Magruder overpowers boys' baseball 15-7

By Jewel Galbraith | April 26, 2010, 7:41 a.m. | In Blair »

Varsity baseball (7-2) lost 15-7 to the Magruder Colonels (3-8) in a game that started out with dominant Blazer offense, but lessened as the team succumbed to defensive mistakes. While defense was their greatest weakness, the Blair team was also hurt by multiple strike outs.

Warriors defeat boys' baseball in extra innings

By Jewel Galbraith | April 20, 2010, 7:58 a.m. | In Blair »

The Sherwood Warriors (7-1) beat varsity baseball (3-7) in a 3-0 game, scoring the game's only three runs with three consecutive batters in the top of the ninth inning. Senior pitcher Sammy Denenberg was a superior force on the mound.

Barons overpower boys' baseball 4-1

By Jewel Galbraith | April 14, 2010, 7:44 a.m. | In Blair »

Despite putting on what head coach John MacDonald thought was a solid performance, varsity baseball (2-5) lost to Bethesda-Chevy Chase (2-3) in a cold, rainy game. Blair committed multiple fielding errors, but was mostly set back by a commanding B-CC pitcher who kept even Blair's strongest hitters from their full potential.

Undefeated Patriots conquer varsity baseball

By Jewel Galbraith | April 12, 2010, 8:03 a.m. | In Blair »

Varsity baseball (2 - 4) fell to undefeated Wootton (6 - 0), ending the game with a disappointing 13 - 1 loss. The Blazers have developed a group of skilled hitters this season, but they were outmatched by a strong offensive showing on the part of the Patriots.

Blazers fall to Walter Johnson for second time

By Jewel Galbraith | April 1, 2010, 6:12 p.m. | In Blair »

Baseball lost its second game against Walter Johnson this season 9 - 5, due to isolated Blair mistakes and a skilled Walter Johnson team. The Blazers started the game with a 3 - 3 tie, but could not outplay the Wildcats' powerful lineup.

Blazers secure easy win against Eagles

By Jewel Galbraith | April 1, 2010, 5:23 p.m. | In Blair »

Varsity baseball had its first win of the season against Seneca Valley, thanks to both offense and defense contributions from the entire bench and stronger pitching performances than the team had seen earlier in the season.

Wildcat comeback causes Blazer downfall

By Larisa Antonisse | March 25, 2010, 2:42 p.m. | In Blair »

The varsity baseball team lost their first game to a strong Walter Johnson team, despite exceptional hitting and skillful pitching. After maintaining a solid lead for the first five innings, the Blazers were unable to prevent a forceful Wildcat comeback in the top of the sixth inning.

Wildcats whip Blazers, 6-2

By Jenna Bushnell | April 25, 2009, midnight | In Blair »

The varsity baseball team (7-6) was unable to recover from giving up three runs in the sixth inning to the Walter Johnson Wildcats (5-3), eventually losing 6-2. A few smart plays could not save the Blazers from falling victim to the Wildcats' strong pitching.

Blazers withstands Springbrook rally

By Katie Sint | April 18, 2009, midnight | In Blair »

The varsity baseball team faced a tough double-header on Friday and narrowly edged past the Springbrook Blue Devils in their second game of the night. After falling to the Wooton Patriots in extra innings during the first game of the night, the Blazers (7-5) hung on to defeat the Blue Devils, 15-12.

Blazer baseball bangs out Bengals

By Katie Sint | April 2, 2009, midnight | In Blair »

The varsity baseball team (3-1) dominated the seasoned Blake Bengals on Monday night. In their fourth game of the season, the team continued building upon experience and stepped up to blow past the Bengals, 11-2.

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