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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In Memory of David “Griff” Griffin

Tuscarora defeats QO 54-46

Coach. That’s what I called him whenever our paths crossed, which was usually on the hardwoods. Good friends, associates, former players probably know him best as just “Griff”. Dave died on June 18th of this year not that long after his basketball prowess was proven and his last charges, those homegrown basketball students along with […]

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Blonde Bombers Have a Date Friday Night

Northwest Baseball advances to state finals by defeating Elenor Roosevelt 4-1

Northwest High School Baseball clinched the 4A state regional championship with their 4-1 win against Eleanor Roosevelt Raiders Wednesday afternoon at the Shirley Povich Field in Bethesda. The Northwest team keeps on winning and it might have to do with their hair style. The #BlondeBombers flashed smiles and lots of pitching wizardry to advance to […]

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Clarksburg Girls Advance in Softball Playoffs with Win Against Quince Orchard, 2-1 (PHOTOS)

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The Clarksburg Coyote girls softball team advanced in the West region of the playoffs Tuesday with their win at Quince Orchard, 2-1. The Quince Orchard Cougars were held scoreless till the seventh inning when they scored the tying run on 3rd base but failed to advance the runner. The Coyote’s manufactured their runs earlier in […]

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UPDATED: TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm (PHOTOS)

POTOMAC, MD: TPC at Avenel

Since 1986 and probably a bit longer than that Washingtonian Deane Beman’s hand helped shape the Potomac River country side golf course now known as the TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm. Beman was instrumental in forging what is today’s Professional Golf Association (PGA) as he was the PGA’s commissioner from 1974 to 1994. To his […]

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Blair Blazers #SeniorNight2017 (PHOTOS)

Senior Night at Montgomery Blair High School

There is lots of emotion in high schools at this time of year.  Adding to the emotion for some is the anxiousness of AP testing, approaching finals, proms, college searches and choices and finally the end of the year’s sports season.  So Thursday, I found myself at Montgomery Blair in Silver Spring on what would […]

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The “Relentless” Coach Paul Foringer

Lunch with the Coach

Lunch last week was my treat, Italian hoagies at Gemelli’s Italian Market in North Potomac. I spent the month of March in Florida and missed Quince Orchard’s basketball run to the state finals at the University of Maryland’s Xfinity Center. My luncheon guest was QO’s Coach Paul Foringer. I have known Paul for the better […]

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It's All Black & White to Me (PHOTOS)

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Quince Orchard varsity boys basketball ends regular season with 2 losses both to very good teams. One to Seneca Valley in January and then on Thursday night outside of Frederick, MD to Tuscarora.  Both are 3A division teams – neither of which QO will face in the MPSSAA state playoffs which gets into full swing […]

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Springlike February Day Sets Off Spring Fever (PHOTOS)

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With temperatures in the 60s, it’s hard to believe that snow may be in the forecast for tomorrow. In fact, these warmer than average days have jump started spring fever. Take a look at these scenes from around Gaithersburg on this springlike winter day, below, and let us know what you think of this weather. […]

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A Walk With Linda

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I have known Linda for nearly 20 years. Back in the day we were members of a local Gaithersburg training group preparing for Marine Corps Marathons. The larger group dispersed except for a small select number of runners and cyclist friends who have been getting together religiously for decades on Saturday mornings to train, to […]

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Boys Basketball: Seneca Valley Over Gaithersburg, 84-57

GB@SV (13 of 13)

Today, I am providing my reader/followers a preview to the newest MCM Community Blogger, Daryl Schultz.  Daryl, a good friend of many years, is a former MCPS teacher and high school athletic coach who among his many interests has a fondness for photography.  Over the past few months I have been mentoring Daryl on how […]

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