On Sports: Race For October Begins

by Aaron Jaffe ’21 Last year’s World Series was nothing short of a vintage performance with the Houston Astros defeating the Los Angeles Dodgers in the ultimate nail-biter in all of sports, game 7. The series went back and forth between the two teams who have combined for 84 years without a ring. The Astros ended up taking the decisive … Read More

You Must Give the Masters A Chance

by Malec Fahmy ’20 Sure, maybe nobody under the age of fifty but a few of us care about golf, but this week, more than any other week of the year, is when viewers turn into watch the most coveted tournament in the world. The Masters. This year is the most highly anticipated Masters tournament in the last ten, maybe 15 years. … Read More

The Rebuilding Stages

by Ayana Antoine ’20 and Noah Corman ’19  Sherwood’s recent scrimmage against Clarksburg and Seneca Valley revealed some glaring weaknesses of the Outdoor Track and Field team. After losing most of the contributing sprinters and jumpers to graduation, the team is on a down year. The roster lists well over a hundred people with only about 20 seniors remaining, so … Read More

Despite Many New Faces, Varsity Baseball Sets Sights High

by Jackson Hongtong ’21 The varsity baseball team took an unfortunate loss early-on in the playoffs last year to Howard. Another loss for the team was the nine graduated seniors who defined last year’s team. Coach Sean Davis and his Warriors now look to welcome the new players while having confidence in the team’s ability to win this season. “I … Read More

Boys’ Varsity Lacrosse Seeks Fast Start

by Aaron Jaffe ’21 For the 2018 boys’ varsity lacrosse team, the season hasn’t gone as planned so far, and not in the way you may think. The team’s first game was supposed to on the road against Blake, but due to a spring snowstorm the team may not get into action until after spring break. After a second-round loss … Read More

Jason Woodward Hired as Athletic Director

by Josh Averbach ’18 In an email to Sherwood’s staff, Principal Bill Gregory announced that he had hired Jason Woodward as the school’s new athletic director for next year, replacing Bonnie Gilchrist (Gilchrist will return to teaching), who served as acting athletic director after the unexpected passing of Walter Hardy last September. “I am very excited to join the Sherwood … Read More

Josh Averbach: The Year of the Upset

by Josh Averbach ’18 The first two rounds of the tournament are in the books. It’s already been a wild ride, full of shocking upsets, busted brackets, heart-attack-inducing finishes, and depressed UVA fans. As I just alluded to, UMBC (16) defeating UVA (1) was frickin incredible. America watched in utter disbelief as a 16 seed beat a 1 seed by … Read More

The Rebuilding Stages

by Noah Corman ’19 and Ayana Antoine ’20  Sherwood’s recent scrimmage against Clarksburg and Seneca Valley revealed some glaring weaknesses of the Outdoor Track and Field team. After losing most of the contributing sprinters and jumpers to graduation, the team is on a down year. The roster lists well over a hundred people with only about 20 seniors remaining, so … Read More

Jackson Hongtong: The Blue Devils Back on Top

by Jackson Hongtong ’21 This time is what sports fans wait for all year, March Madness. Millions are doing their research in hopes to try and do the impossible of getting the perfect bracket. Last year’s March madness had North Carolina taking the championship over Gonzaga, in a battle of two number -one seeds. This year has a controversial bracket … Read More

Malec Fahmy: Despite Adversity, Arizona Will Take Home Title

by Malec Fahmy ’20 March Madness, it’s the best time of the year where all the college basketball fans around the country are glued to their televisions to watch their brackets get busted. This year, more than any other, will be the most unpredictable with so many good teams rounding out the field. In the round of 64, I see … Read More