Articles by Phil Fabrizio

April 29, 2016 | Phil Fabrizio

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Classic: When I’m Sixty-four

It is the summer of ‘67 and the Beatles Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band album songs smothered the many classic hits released during that famous summer of love. Now some fifty years later one Lennon and McCarthy tune rings out to grab me. When I get older losing my hair …. I am growing […]

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April 18, 2016 | Phil Fabrizio

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Spring Finally Arrives for Ballplayers (PHOTOS)

On a sunny spring afternoon in Gaithersburg, the softball and baseball fields at Quince Orchard were alive with ballplayers. The visiting Clarksburg Coyotes were on the losing side in both the softball and baseball events, Monday, April 18. Clarksburg rallied in the final innings of both games but fell short as Quince Orchard boys and girls hung […]

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April 6, 2016 | Phil Fabrizio


Seneca Valley Girls Softball Breeze to Early Spring Win (PHOTOS)

Tuesday, April 5th was a sunny and windswept day in Gaithersburg. The Screaming Eagles of Seneca Valley survived a set of jitters and early blunders to defeat the Lady Trojans 14-8. After falling behind 5-3 early in the second inning, Seneca streaked to a 6-5 lead and exchanged numerous ties with Gaithersburg during the middle […]

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March 9, 2016 | Phil Fabrizio


A Snowbird View of Spring Training (PHOTOS)

Ok, so it is my first visit to Florida during Spring Training. I admit it, I have become a snowbird and like most wintering birds here on the West Coast of Florida, vacation plans during March revolve around baseball. Spring Training is in full bloom and I am a casual visitor rather than the working […]

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February 18, 2016 | Phil Fabrizio

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Quince Orchard Over Clarksburg, 63-61 in Double Overtime (PHOTOS)

In high school hoops on Wednesday night, the Quince Orchard Cougars outscored the Clarksburg Coyotes, 63-61. The game was hard fought went into double overtime. Photos by Phil Fabrizio Fierstein seals it with a layup with 1 second left. 63-61 QO in 2bl OT @mymcmedia @allmetsports — Phil Fabrizio (@Photoloaf) February 18, 2016 Kelly […]

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February 9, 2016 | Phil Fabrizio


Quince Orchard Varsity Boys – Tops in MoCo

The Quince Orchards Boys basketball team secured their 16th win tonight with just two losses so far this season. They defeated Watkins Mill 71 to 45 in Darnestown. The Cougars were recently ranked 20th in the Metro area by the Washington Post’s AllMet Sports staff. QO’s Johnny Fierstein, who has been on a tear the last […]

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February 6, 2016 | Phil Fabrizio



Walter Johnson and Churchill; North Bethesda and Potomac; steak and potatoes; liver and onions; they all go together. Rivals or not these two schools are peas in the same pod. Style and substance on the court was in fashion as the score ping ponged back and forth all night. Neither team garnered much of a […]

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February 4, 2016 | Phil Fabrizio


Touch All Four Colors – Maryland Pride

What am I doing here? It looks as if I am awaiting Coach DJ Durkin’s, University of Maryland new Football Coach to announce his first incoming recruiting class of the “Durkin dynasty” (my euphemism). Yes, I am a homer who happens to help Montgomery Community Media on all things sports related. So why am I […]

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February 1, 2016 | Phil Fabrizio

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Winter Sunsets (PHOTOS)

Sunsets are fleeting and winters ones are even more so. On summer evenings you tend to be outdoors enjoying a late evening cutting the grass or relaxing with neighbors on the stoop or deck. The sunset creeps up slowly and eventually burns away. On the other hand you have to anticipate winter sunsets. There is […]

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January 25, 2016 | Phil Fabrizio

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Awaiting a Snow Outlet (PHOTOS)

The Blizzard of 2016 has come and gone and on a brilliant Sunday afternoon, most county residents found their way outdoors to begin the big cleanup. Some upcounty residents who are lucky enough to be located near a primary route found roadways wet and passable Sunday afternoon. Some upcounty residents were not as fortunate as […]

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