Articles by Phil Fabrizio

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

Tree Top Sunset in Blue

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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January 18, 2016 | Phil Fabrizio

Moseley works for open lane

No. 8 Maryland Women Terps Win in College Park (PHOTOS)

Kristen Confroy and Paint Branch alumni Brene Moseley teamed up for 41 of the Terps 80 points for a conference win over the Northwestern women’s basketball team. Moseley, the former All-Met point guard, entered the game coming off the bench and proceeded to lead the Lady Terps to a 44-30 half time lead by scoring […]

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January 16, 2016 | Phil Fabrizio

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A Long Night in Gaithersburg for the Poolesville Falcons (PHOTOS)

The Poolesville Falcons varsity boys’ basketball team came to North Potomac to face the Quince Orchard Cougars with high expectations of a good showing. The Cougars however had other plans for this match. In the end, the Cougars enjoyed a rare evening when all the subs had substantial playing time as they closed out a […]

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January 2, 2016 | Phil Fabrizio

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Ohio State Buckeyes Hand Maryland a Big Ten Loss (PHOTOS)

Ohio State rallied in the second half to hand the Maryland Lady Terps their first loss ever in the Big Ten conference.  Down by 3 at the half, OSU outscored a tired Terrapins team by 12 to take a 80-71 win in College Park. After the game, Maryland’s head coach Brenda Frese said about how […]

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December 17, 2015 | Phil Fabrizio

Damascus wins 3A State Championship over Dundalk

Together at That One Time of the Year (PHOTOS)

Season ending high school sports awards abound at this time of year. For those student athletes who excelled, it is rewarding to be recognized now as best amongst your peers both here in the County and across the DMV. Accolades for MoCo student-athletes did suffer an indirect loss this year. The Gaithersburg Gazette weekly newspaper […]

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November 23, 2015 | Phil Fabrizio

4A West Regional Championship between Northwest and Quince Orchard

Friday Night Lights: The Thrill and Agony (PHOTOS)

Thank ABC’s Wide World of Sports and broadcaster Jim McKay for one of sports television’s greatest spoken phrases: “… the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat.” It is always at this time of year during state championship playoffs when this part of sports phraseology becomes so real. The money shot for sports photographers […]

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