Girls Take Second Place at Metros

By Emma Shuster After hours of practicing, the Sherwood swim team participated in the annual Metro meet on February 8-11 2017 at the Germantown Indoor Swim Center. After winning first place overall last year, it was expected for the girls to have an outstanding performance. Competing against all private and public schools in the D.C. Maryland area, the girls met … Read More

Basketball Season Comes to an End

By Frank Platko After earning the number two seed in the MPSSAA 4A North Regional Tournament, Coach Gilchrist and the Warriors fell to Springbrook at home, 76-64. In a hard fought battle, Sherwood trailed 36-21 at halftime and were unable to cut the deficit below single digits in the second half. Senior guard John Ervin led the team in scoring, … Read More

Basketball Hopes To Find Identity for Playoffs

by Frank Platko ‘18 As the regular season nears the end, the Warriors have four games left to prepare themselves for the postseason. With a record of 10-9, the dog days of the basketball season have been largely inconsistent for Sherwood. After beginning the season 3-2, the team took part in the annual Brad Pinchback Holiday Invitational Tourney. They defeated … Read More

Hudl Gives Student Athletes an Edge for Success

by Lexi Matthews ‘18 Fast Company magazine named it the Most Innovative Company in 2016. Fifteen thousand paying customers utilize it each day, including athletes from teams like the New England Patriots, New York Jets, Indiana Pacers, and U.S. Soccer. Junior defensive lineman Everett Stubblefield has it listed first in his Instagram bio. Launched in 2006 out of Lincoln, Nebraska, … Read More

Hockey Needs To Limit Penalties in Playoffs

by Brandon Alter ‘17 The Sherwood ice hockey team, which is designated as a club sport, went a respectable 5-5-2 for a total of 12 points in the regular season. Sherwood looks to continue its high-octane offense of almost five goals a game into the playoffs later this month. The Warriors are led on offense by senior captain Garret Warner, … Read More

Blood Test May Remove Concussion Fuzziness

by Noah Rosendorf ‘17 Each year more than two million people get emergency room treatment for concussions and other brain injuries. Even so, concussions are traditionally difficult to diagnose. The identification is subjectively confirmed by examining the patients’ symptoms such as headaches, blurred vision, loss of memory and dizziness. MRIs or other scans may not show that a concussion has … Read More

Girls’ Swim Wins Division II, Goes to Metros To Defend Title

by Emma Shuster ‘18 The girls finished first and the boys finished fifth out of six teams at the Division II Swimming and Diving Championship on Saturday, February 4. The Warriors swam well against tough teams. Sophomore Jamison Crow finished 4th in the Boys 100 yard butterfly and Boys 100 yard freestyle, sophomore Sophia Ryan finished 2nd in the Girls … Read More

World’s Best Wrestler, Kyle Snyder, Comes Home To Compete in Olney

by Connor Brady ‘17 A lot of hype led up to the wrestling match between Ohio State and Maryland, quickly turning to excitement in the parking lot of Good Counsel. I was somehow able to find a parking space, which felt like finding a needle in a haystack. Unfortunately, I didn’t know that the event had sold out two weeks … Read More

On Sports: Best Super Bowl Commercials

by Alex Le ’17 In arguably the greatest Super Bowl of all time, there were a myriad of memorable and entertaining commercials. From celebrity appearances to inspiring stories of perseverance, this year’s batch of commercials had a little bit of everything. Here’s a review of the most memorable advertisements. Buick  In the middle of a pee wee football game, a … Read More

Sherwood Stays Dominant by Crushing Blake

by Josh Averbach ’18    Sherwood has put together an impressive stretch of basketball in recent weeks, as the Warriors are on a three-game winning streak and have won six of their last seven. Most recently, Sherwood improved to a record of 8-7 after defeating a very good Paint Branch team 63-61 on Friday January 27. However, this positive trend is … Read More