Boys’ Swim Set Out To Repeat Regionals Win

by Paige Stahley ’20 For boys’ swim, there is one goal, and one goal only this season, and that is to dominate in what they do best. The boys’ senior swimming class this year is one of the strongest yet—not only have they swam together in the pool for a long time, they all share a tight bond outside of swimming. … Read More

Girls’ Basketball Plans to Remain Competitive

by Jackson Hongtong ’21 and Aaron Jaffe ’21 This season for the girls’ varsity basketball team is filled with uncertainties, in which nearly half of the roster are first-year varsity players and the team will need to replace the contributions of former graduated star Amanda Allen, who averaged more than 20 points a game. “Amanda was one of the best … Read More

Varsity Basketball Is Looking For More Consistent Offense

by Frank Platko ’19 Following a 12-11 finish and first-round playoff exit, Coach Tim Gilchrist hopes to guide the varsity basketball team to a more successful season this year. With six returning seniors from last season, there is a strong leadership presence within the locker room and on the court. However, younger players like sophomores Nate Lacey and Evan Long … Read More

NHL Bans Players from The Olympic Games

by Malec Fahmy ’20 and Brynn Smith ’19 The National Hockey League (NHL) announced, in April 3, that none of its players will be permitted to participate in the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. Some of the best hockey players in the world, like Edmonton Oilers’ Connor Mcdavid and New York Rangers’ Henrik Lundvqist, will not be permitted to play in … Read More

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