Frank J. Platko: Wolverines Championship Run

by Frank Platko ’18 March madness is upon us yet again, and it’s shaping up to be another tournament run full of upsets, sleepers, and breakout stars. In comparison to past years, however, the field appears to be more wide-open than ever. Virginia (1), the number one overall seed in the tournament, finished 31-2 this season. However, they have a … Read More

Josh Averbach; Jayhawks Will Soar

by Josh Averbach ’18 March Madness is upon us. Like the rest of America, I am more-than-ready for another few weeks of contemplating cutting my ears off Van-Gogh-style every time I hear Dick Vitale hoarsely scream the phrase “diaper dandy.” I know it’s said every year, but this year’s tournament may be especially unpredictable (because no one team stands out), … Read More

Aaron Jaffe: Nova Returns As King

by Aaron Jaffe ’21 This year in college hoops has been quite the interesting one, where no team has outright dominated the competition and that makes for an exciting March. For me, two dark horse teams this year will be the Arizona Wildcats (4) in the South Region and the Murray State Racers (12) in the East Region. Arizona has … Read More

Owen Steffan: Villanova Comes Through Yet Again

by Owen Steffan ’18 As the best three weeks of the year roll around, it’s time to make brackets for March Madness. This season of college basketball is particularly interesting because unlike in years past, there are no clear-cut favorites to run away with the title. The Round of 64 should include several upsets, particularly in the 5 seed-12 seed … Read More

Girls’ Basketball Come Up Short against Blair

by Jackson Hongtong ’21 and Aaron Jaffe ’21 After losing their last two games in the regular season, the girls’ varsity basketball team went into the first round of the playoffs and defeated Northwood 55-27 in a dominating effort at home on February 23. The Warriors came out with the energy needed in an elimination game. The offense was clicking as … Read More

Sherwood Brings Home Division Championship

by Brynn Smith ’19 On Friday night, Sherwood’s ice hockey team became Montgomery 1 division champions in a 5-1 win against Northwest. With a record of 14-1-1 in the regular season, the Warriors only loss was to Rockville/Magruder. With exceptional goaltending by senior Ben Gruber, a solid defense, and goals scored by junior Sam Rudnick, junior Steven Blum, and senior … Read More

Boys’ Basketball Season Comes to an End

by Frank Platko ’18 After defeating Northwood in the first round of the playoffs, 72-57, the boys’ varsity basketball season came to a close last week, as the Warriors fell to the Paint Branch Panthers by a score of 85-66. After a competitive first quarter, the Warriors trailed by only five points, 20-15. However, the Panthers gradually expanded their lead … Read More

U.S. Youth Takes Winter Olympic by Storm

by Jackson Hongtong ’21 Chloe Kim, 17; Red Gerrard, 17; and Mikaela Shiffrin, 22; are three out of the ten athletes who won gold for the United States in the Pyeongchang Olympics. These three have surprised many viewers, considering the average age of Olympic athletes over the past two Olympics has been 25. This might just be a lucky year for … Read More

On Sports: Curling Is America’s New Pastime

by Jared Schwartz ’18 Early Saturday morning, the Team USA won their first ever gold-medal in men’s curling, beating Sweden 10-7. Curling is often seen as the laughing stock of the Winter Olympics, with many people claiming that it is not a “real” sport. However, now that the Americans have won, it is my duty to explain why curling is … Read More

Girls’ Basketball, Plagued by Inconsistency, Takes on Northwood

by Aaron Jaffe ’21 and Jackson Hongtong ’21 The girls’ varsity basketball season has not panned out the way the team has planned from the beginning of the season. The uptempo style of play coach Tim Hobbs has employed has had mixed results during a 7-14 regular season. The season has been nothing short of a roller coaster, where the girls … Read More