Undefeated Warriors Tackle Their Way to States

by Alex Le ‘17 Going into the fourth quarter, down 10-7, the Warriors found themselves in an unfamiliar position. With BCC dominating the time of possession, the referees throwing flags against the Warriors seemingly every other play, and the Sherwood offense struggling to convert on third down, things seemed bleak. With state championship aspirations, a loss in the first game … Read More

Girls Tee Off for the Co-ed Golf Team

by Nicole Reich ‘17 Sherwood golf was separated into a boys’ fall season and girls’ spring season until 2013, when MCPS decided that the two separate teams would join into one fall co-ed team. Senior Caitlin Deerin was the first girl to join the co-ed team during her freshman year. Since then, the team has added more female golfers. Currently … Read More

Boys’ Soccer Pressuring Opponents

by Noah Rosendorf ‘17 After a disappointing season last year, the boys’ varsity soccer team has found their footing this fall and is currently 5-6. Much of the Warriors’ success can be credited to their defensive pressure on the field. “Our success this season depends on how well we put pressure on the ball. If we pressure the ball correctly, … Read More

Girls’ Soccer Turns Their Season Around

by Natalie Murray ‘18 The stadium clock buzzed as the game came to end, and the Warriors walked off the field dejectedly, heads hung in disappointment. After half-heartedly congratulating their opponent, the girls sat in the far corner of the field and discussed their loss. This sequence of events was the norm for the girls’ varsity soccer team in the … Read More

On Sports: Taking a Knee to Take a Stand

by Lucy Kuchma ‘18 Over the past couple of weeks, an athlete by the name of Colin Kaepernick has made countless headlines across the United States for his protests against the recurrent injustices perpetrate against African Americans and other minorities in this country. The 28 year-old backup quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers took advantage of his grand national stage … Read More

Cross Country Team Races to the Finish Line

by Frank Platko ’18 As the team continues to prepare for the upcoming MCPS Cross Country Championship Meet that will take place on October 22 at Bohrer Park in Gaithersburg, boys’ and girls’ cross country continues to build momentum. Until then, the team must focus on the race in front of them; the Gun Powder Falls Invitational on October 15 … Read More

Early Season Win over Rival Ignites Confidence

by Brandon Alter ‘17 Varsity field hockey lost their first two games to Springbrook and Walt Whitman by a combined score of 6-2. The team looked for an opportunity to get into the win column and gain confidence with a rivalry game at home on September 20 against Magruder. Going into the game, Coach Amy Morse emphasized the importance of … Read More

After slow start, Warriors comeback to thwart the Barrons

By Alex Le Heading into the fourth quarter, down 10-7, the Sherwood Warriors’ chances of victory seemed bleak. Other than one breakout run by Senior star running back Travis Levy (3 TDs, 185 total yards) in the second quarter, Sherwood’s offense throughout the first three quarters could only be described as stagnant. Despite the rushing attack excelling, the Warriors were … Read More

Ending Their Season with a Hit, Coed Volleyball Reviews Their Previous Season

by Katherine Sperduto The coed volleyball team had a successful season with a total of nine wins and one loss to Gaithersburg, qualifying them to participate as the fourth seed in the county playoff tournament. Although the Warriors were defeated by Churchill, in their first game by a score of 25-17, 19-25, 22-25, 25-21 and 13-15, the team has improved … Read More

Baseballs Season Ends in Upset to Howard

by Nick Comeau Going into their playoff games against Howard, the Warriors were 21-0. However, three players, two of them starters, were suspended following events that occurred at Prom. While the players also were suspended in the team’s 3-1 victory over Paint Branch in the previous playoff game, Howard proved more formidable and defeated Sherwood in 5-0 shutout. The loss … Read More