Phil Fabrizio

Phil Fabrizio is an event, news and sports photographer in the Washington D.C. Metro area. He lives in North Potomac and has operated Sugarloaf Photography since 1985. He is a member of the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce and serves on the board of the Glen Echo Partnership for Arts and Culture, Inc in Glen Echo. Stop by Phil’s PhotoLoaf site or visit his SugarLoaf Photography facebook page or follow him on Twitter @Photoloaf.

I began my blog site, Photo LOAF, in August 2011 to write about a photographer’s approach to document life as a slice of time. My photo assignments are usually specific place in time events. I however use the blog to link my photos and my words to singular past or present day events that I encounter during a week while keeping an eye towards future events that can encourage the people of the D.C. Metro area.

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Maryland Women Win B1G on Senior Day

College Park, MD February 25, 2018:

(Photo by Phil Fabrizio for Montgomery Community Media)

Senior Day at the University of Maryland featured a pregame ceremony for two seniors, Ieshia Small and Kristen Confroy, Sunday, Feb. 25 in College Park.  Both seniors lived through the transition of Maryland joining the Big Ten Conference.  Both Small and Confroy contributed to a 77 – 75 win over Nebraska to secure the second […]

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Hall of Fame Night at John F. Kennedy High School

Kennedy HOF Induction

Athletic Director George Awkard’s return to his alma mater, John F. Kennedy High School, has brought along a few new wrinkles.  One such wrinkle is the first inductees in JFK’s Hall of Fame (HOF) for 2017-2018. Four alumni graduates were introduced on Friday evening to a nicely packed Kennedy Gym between the Girls and Boys […]

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Kennedy Over Damascus, 74-36

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In high school hoops Friday night, the Kennedy Cavaliers outscored the Damascus Hornets, 74-36. Kennedy took the lead early in the first quarter. Kennedy plays in the 4A East MSPSSAA classification while Damascus is in the 3A/2A East classification. Both teams play again on Tuesday, Feb. 13th. Kennedy takes on Quince Orchard in Gaithersburg and […]

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Churchill Takes Command in MSHL Hockey League

Wootton v Churchill in Hockey..

Churchill's Zane Burgen applies a hit to Wootton's Zachery Lechner along the boards

Churchill High School secured command of the Maryland Student Hockey Leagues (MSHL) rebounding after their lost to Blair by defeating long time rival Wootton High, 4-2, in Rockville Friday night. The Bulldogs 18th win of the season came at the expense of the Patriots who for two periods stood toe to toe with Churchill.  However, […]

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High School Ice Hockey: Churchill Over Wootton, 4-2, at Rockville Ice Arena

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In high school ice hockey action on Friday night, it was the Churchill Bulldogs over the Wootton Patriots, 4-2, at the Rockville Ice Arena. Churchill is ranked number one and Wootton number two in the Maryland Student Hockey League for their conference (Montgomery Hockey Conference Montgomery 1). Next up for Churchill is a Feb. 7 […]

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BIG Tri-meet at the Dawg Pound

Churchill High School’s gymnasium known as the DAWG POUND on Saturday hosted a wrestling tri-meet between top ranked Damascus, Quince Orchard and the Bulldogs from Churchill.  It was great opportunity to watch three of the best wrestling teams in MoCo go at it on the mats.  Quince Orchard is experiencing a challenging year while Damascus […]

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Hoops Action: Gaithersburg Outscores Clarksburg in Girls' Basketball, 54-45

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It was a close basketball game Friday night but when time ran out, it was the Gaithersburg Trojans outscoring the Clarksburg Coyotes, 54-45. The Lady Trojans were on the road with a 11-5 overall record and recent (Jan. 23) 65-57 loss to Clarksburg. The Lady Coyotes had the home crowd advantage and a better record […]

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Maryland Women Defeat #8 Ohio State

College Park, MD January 22, 2018:  Kalia Charles drives on Linnae Harper in the second half.

(Photo by Phil Fabrizio for Montgomery Community Media)

The #14 ranked University of Maryland (UMD) Women basketball team defeated #8 Ohio State University (OSU) 99-69 in Big Ten play in College Park, Monday, January 22.  The Lady Terps took control early in the first quarter led by the hot shooting hand of their Junior forward, Eleanna Christinaki.  OSU took contended shots from outside […]

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Richard Montgomery Falls Short to Quince Orchard in Varsity Basketball Jan. 19

QO Wins 47-37  over RM

Richard Montgomery Rockets boys varsity led at half time 21-18 and seemingly in control of their away game against Quince Orchard.  The QO boys came out after the break increasing the level of defense on the floor and made a game of this contest.  By the end of the 3rd quarter the game was all […]

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Jaguars Over Cougars, 70-67, in Hoops Action (PHOTOS)


The Northwest (NW) Jaguars are celebrating a close one after they defeated the Quince Orchard Cougars, 70-67, at home Friday night. Northwest took the lead, 9-7, early in the game. At the end of the first quarter, the score was Northwest 23 and Quince Orchard 16. Northwest’s senior, #25 Adrian Thomas, scored 3 from 60 […]

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