Boys on the Rise, Girls in a Rebuilding Phase

by Noah Corman ’19 At the Montgomery County Championships, the boys finished 10th out of 25 teams, improving five places from last year. Junior Ethan Tagliere finished 28th with a personal best of 16:42 for the 5K. The girls finished 12th out of 24 teams, finishing five places worse than last year. Despite an underwhelming team performance, freshman Emily Gravell … Read More

Boys’ Soccer Team Claims Division Title

by Alex Nnabue ’18 Sherwood boys’ varsity soccer is back. The team currently has an 9-1-1 record that accurately reflects the tremendous effort and talent the boys have put into the season so far. The Warriors have racked up two very impressive wins within the past week, against both Magruder and Quince Orchard. On October 12, the team won their … Read More

Football Faces Tough Challenge Against Paint Branch Panthers

by Josh Averbach ’18 The 6-1 Warriors have played some stellar football recently. But they will run into a challenge in the Paint Branch Panthers, who are also 6-1, at home on October 20. The Warriors were highly touted coming into the season. After a 10-1 (including playoffs) 2016, the Warriors opened 2017 with a 44-0 win against an overwhelmed … Read More

Cross Country Requires More than Endurance

by Noah Corman ’19 Many people oversimplify cross country into merely running, assuming that it is an easy sport requiring little strategy. The runners just toe the line, run, and finish. In reality, tactics play a very important role in both the mental and physical aspects of the sport. Many different problems present themselves for cross country runners. Some can … Read More

Field Hockey Gears Up for Playoff Run

by Adam Pfeiffer ’20 Winning seems to come naturally for the varsity field hockey team, and almost nothing seems to be able to stop them this year. The Warriors have only lost to 2016 3A state finalist Blake, and 2016 4A state finalist Churchill. Among their wins are five shutouts, the team’s average margin of victory is almost 3 goals. … Read More

Changes Coming For Varsity Tennis

by Mallory Carlson ’19 MCPS has recently decided to make changes concerning the girls’ tennis season. The girls, starting in the 2018-2019 school year, will compete in the spring as the boys’ team does currently. The change has been discussed for a long time, and is the result of various different factors. First, Montgomery County is one of the only … Read More

Senior Jordan Koller To Begin Women’s Golf Program at York

by Malec Fahmy ‘20 Senior Jordan Koller, looks to finish her final season at Sherwood on a good note at the MPSSAA State Finals before departing for York University in Pennsylvania to play golf in the fall. At districts, Koller, senior Brad Riley, sophomore Max Ransibrahmanak, and freshman Ronnie Kim ‘21 all qualified to represent the Warriors at states. The … Read More

Girls’ Soccer Team Edges Closer to the Top

by Colleen Yates ’18 When judging by goal differential, the girls’ varsity soccer team is having a very good season. A closer look, however, reveals that 29 of the team’s 34 goals were scored in blowout games against Wheaton, Paint Branch, Northwood, and Springbrook. Those four games also account for every one of the Warriors’ victories. With a 4-6-1 record, … Read More

New Sherwood Sports Logo Is in the Works

by Riley Whelan ’18 Here at Sherwood, athletics are held in very high regard, with the football games selling countless numbers of tickets each week and the basketball bleachers packed to the brim. With such a successful athletic program, it seems almost obvious that there would be an established logo in place, yet this is not the case. That is … Read More

Sherwood vs Walter Johnson 9/18 and Paint branch 9/19

By Colleen Yates ’18 On Monday night the girls’ varsity soccer team faced off against defending state champions, Walter Johnson. Sherwood lost the game 3-0 despite countless saves from starting goalie and captain, senior Emily St Laurent. With pressure building, WJ scored their first goal with seven minutes remaining in the first half, WJ got their first goal. The Warriors … Read More