Articles by Phil Fabrizio

December 9, 2016 | Phil Fabrizio

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Damascus Crowned 3A Football Champs (PHOTOS)

By most accounts along the sidelines last evening Franklin High School out played Damascus and was positioned to win.  Luck in both forms bad and good had followed Damascus all evening.  Fourth quarter time was running out for the Hornets and the Indians were on the 5-yard line in position to score to claim the […]

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November 28, 2016 | Phil Fabrizio

Jacob Bernard celebrates as the game ends and sends QO to the state championship game.

Taking It One Game at a Time

A standing room only crowd surrounded the entire football field at Quince Orchard High School on Friday, November 25th in what would be the last home crowd of the season.  In this match up between two schools with a 11-1 record the Annapolis Fighting Panthers would experience life inside the Cougar Dome for the first […]

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November 24, 2016 | Phil Fabrizio

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Football Preview: Friday Night Lights in small towns and the 12th Man

High School football season comes to a close as many of the DMV’s public and private schools are finished with conference and state championship playoffs. At this point only a few teams have survived the quest for that championship plaque. So, on Tuesday of this week I spent an afternoon at the Navy-Marine Stadium in […]

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November 15, 2016 | Phil Fabrizio

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On Observing Signs in Our Land: The Roadhouse Blues

BREAKING NEWS: this is not a photo blog essay; rather it’s my first hand observation of the American politic while traveling on four wheels going anywhere from 1 to 60 plus miles per hour. I am a photographer. I am an Independent. By nature it is a natural reflex to observe my surroundings, attuned to […]

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November 5, 2016 | Phil Fabrizio

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A Bittersweet Senior Night at Georgetown Prep (PHOTOS)

Sixteen Little Hoyas began their last home game marching out to mid field with parents, friends, and relatives to celebrate for some what was four years of athletic endeavors that consummated on this Friday Night. In a matchup between two of the top DMV football teams, Episcopal of Alexandria and Georgetown Prep of North Bethesda, […]

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October 10, 2016 | Phil Fabrizio

Churchill versus Quince Orchard. Cougar win 49-0

The Sport of Pom (PHOTOS)

It has been a while since I saw the Quince Orchard Poms bring out the “Junior Cougar Poms” to join them in a public halftime routine. It’s always an enjoyable halftime show. It brings back memories. Last Friday, the end zone was full of Moms with cameras, preschoolers, grade school aged girls all in a […]

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October 3, 2016 | Phil Fabrizio

Adrian Platt ties school record of 6 touchdowns for the third time this season with this score in the 2nd ATR.  Score 49-0

When eight is not enough

Seneca Valley’s football Coach Fred Kim cajoled his team huddled under the home field goal post before taking the field against Magruder. Under the posts Kim told the Screaming Eagles to “dispatch this team and make quick work of it”. He continued telling them that for tonight Seneca was the better team on the field. […]

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September 26, 2016 | Phil Fabrizio

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Friday Night Lights Football in the DMV (PHOTOS)

This past weekend two private schools from Montgomery County had notable football action involving teams from the District and Arlington. On Friday night Bullis hosted Bishop O’Connell in a non-affiliated contest in Potomac. Then on Saturday afternoon Good Counsel traveled to Northwest Washington to take on St. John’s in the Washington Catholic Athletic Conference (WCAC) […]

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September 21, 2016 | Phil Fabrizio

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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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