Articles by Phil Fabrizio

September 21, 2016 | Phil Fabrizio

Friday Night Lights - Week 3 - Watkins Mill vs Damascus  - pregame mid field meeting

Last Week’s Reflections: Give Youth a Chance

Usually my early week blog is a recap of county football action however last week it was a young adult filled on my first days back from vacay. Challenges and events conspired to make last week one to reflect upon now and remember later. I began my week with a photo assignment that had me […]

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September 2, 2016 | Phil Fabrizio

Marvin Beander and Doc Bonner in the backfield for QO

Big Game Match Up on Tap for Friday Night

Friday Night Lights (FNL) returns for the 2016 high school sports season with a big game match up between defending MD 3A State Champion Damascus Hornets visiting 4A Quince Orchard Cougars in Gaithersburg. Pride is the only measure here between these two MoCo teams – the winner claims a measure of superiority in football prowess. […]

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August 22, 2016 | Phil Fabrizio

MCPS Sportsmanship Award.  Awarded by Duke Beattie, MCPS Director of Systemwide Athletics.  Award recipients were the tops in all categories as judge by observers over the 2015-16 Season.  Awards were given at the annual meeting between the 25 High School Athletic Directors and District representatives of the Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD).

First Place - Seneca Valley HS, accepting is Jesse Irvin, Athletic Director.

MCPS Sportsmanship Awards (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County Public Schools recently recognized good sportsmanship for the 2015-2016 school year. The awards were presented at a meeting of athletic directors, county police officers and systemwide athletics held August 17. For the 2015-2016 school year, Seneca Valley earned first place; Northwest second and Gaithersburg third. The county’s Sportsmanship Award Program has been in […]

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August 12, 2016 | Phil Fabrizio

Fall Practice

Northwest HS Athletes Stay Cool with Heat Index at 105 (PHOTOS)

Fall sports tryouts and practices started this week across the county and heat has been the issue. Northwest High School has set up a cooling station for all athletes to use during practice. I capture Varsity and JV Football and Girls Soccer taking advantage of the early morning temps to get ready for the fall 2016 […]

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August 5, 2016 | Phil Fabrizio

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Good Times Get Broken When Dreams Matter

I always check the pool records board at local swim clubs when I photograph a meet. This past July I was at North Creek Swim Club in Montgomery Village and saw a pool record from 1994. It was still standing 22 years later as swum by Katie Brown from Flower Valley for the Girls 11-12 […]

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August 1, 2016 | Phil Fabrizio

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MoCo’s Best Swimmers – MCSL All Stars

Captured in action are the winners of all 46 events at the 2016 MCSL Individual All Star Meet held on Sunday, July 31st at the Rockville Swim & Fitness Center. ©Photos | Phil Fabrizio | @Photoloaf | for MCM

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July 31, 2016 | Phil Fabrizio

MCSL Wheaton Woods team holds trophy featured

It’s All About TEAM and the Trophy (PHOTOS)

MCSL swim season is coming to its end this weekend with the All-Star meets.  It’s relays on Saturday and individual strokes on Sunday.  But it is the Saturday event that takes the cake for summer pride and bragging rights around town.  It’s all about your swim team and making it to All Stars and then […]

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July 24, 2016 | Phil Fabrizio

MCSL swimmers Phil Fabrizio

MCSL Swimming Season Highlights (PHOTOS)

The 2016 Montgomery County Swim League (MCSL) season is nearing its end. Divisional meets across the county gave area swimmers one more opportunity to achieve an All-Star time or to qualify for the All-Star relay’s scheduled for next week. I stopped by North Creek pool in Montgomery Village on Saturday to catch a glimpse of […]

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July 22, 2016 | Phil Fabrizio

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A Re-LAXing Summer Evening (PHOTOS)

Summer time means kicking back, taking a breather, and enjoying a nice night outdoors.  For some high school aged teens it could easily mean a swim meet or other sporting event.  In this case the Performance Sports Systems (PSS) summer lacrosse league plays at South Germantown Park (SGP) on Wednesday evenings in July and August.  […]

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July 11, 2016 | Phil Fabrizio

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Bethesda’s Big Train Hosts MCM (PHOTOS)

Sunday night was non-profit night at Shirley Povich Field in Bethesda, home to the the Cal Ripken Collegiate Baseball League’s  Bethesda Big Train.  I was there to see and record the ceremonial first pitch by MCM’s Executive Director Merlyn Reineke – he did not disappoint.  In pre-game warm ups and discussion with Reineke he was […]

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