Winning Streak Ends But Season Continues

by Jackie Vilaseca ‘19 Even the most amazing of feats must come to an end. After a mind-boggling 105 straight victories without a loss while also winning five consecutive 4A state titles, Sherwood’s varsity softball team lost 9-5 to Northwest on March 25. The team rebounded three days later with 19-1 blowout against Churchill. Perhaps the start of a new … Read More

Boys’ Tennis Is a Contender in Division 2

by Connor Brady ‘17 and Josh Averbach ’18 Boys’ varsity tennis got a late jump on the spring season because missed scrimmage opportunities due to the weather. Despite the slow start, the team may become a real force to win division 2. The team is currently 2-2, with a win against Seneca Valley and Northwood and losses to Wootton and … Read More

Lacrosse Already Primed for Playoff Run

by Brandon Alter ‘17 The boys’ lacrosse team this year will look to improve on last year’s 9-6-0 record and a second-round playoff exit. The team has stated that their goal is to get to the regional finals in order for the season to be successful. The team is 1-1 as of Friday morning. Narrowly defeating St. John’s Frederick 14-13 … Read More

High School Athletes Face Extra Pressure

by Emma Shuster ‘18 Approximately 45 million adolescents across the United States play sports on a select travel team. Kids spend their week nights shuffling to and from practices and games, all while trying to maintain family time, a social life, good grades, and periods of relaxation. Kids join club teams to have fun, make friends, and develop their skills … Read More

Baseball Trio Takes Next Step

by Malec Fahmy ‘20 A typical high school athlete’s senior year marks the bittersweet end to playing with teammates. However, three seniors on varsity baseball, by coincidence, all will take their talents to Community College of Baltimore County (CCBC), located in Catonsville, MD. Connor Brady, Matt Migliozzi, and Alec Goldberg became friends during freshman year, and have since developed their … Read More

Extracurricular Fee Removed for 2018

by Chase Wilson ‘17 For students and families struggling financially, the extracurricular activities (ECA) fee of $32.50 may have stood as a barrier for them to participate in school sports. Montgomery County is in the process of waiving the fee to provide all students with the ability to play the sport of their choice without cost. According to a study … Read More

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