Four Warriors Go Division-I

Seniors Jamal Merritt, A.J. Pignone, Alex Cole and Tyler Rudy signed letters of intent on Wednesday morning to play Division-I sports in college. Merritt, Pignone and Cole will play football and Rudy will play soccer at the highest level of college sports.

Have Common Sense, Not Censorship

By Brad Matthews ’11 As I read Yahoo! News on Tuesday -as I manage to do almost every day-, I found something that shocked and disturbed me, amidst the football, the dead birds, the celebrities and the useless crap that normally pollute the Yahoo! News pages. Apparently, NewSouth Books is releasing a censored version of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, … Read More


If you watch football, I am sure you are used to seeing a running back be smacked by a linebacker in the backfield. Many people find exhilaration from the sight of helmets flying up into the air and rolling across the field after such a hit. In reality, this is a major problem because concussions are a common result of such actions.

I Always Feel Like Somebody’s Watching Me

With economic troubles, social ills are becoming illuminated, and the tensions in our society may explode into a massive crucifixion of anyone deemed too suspicious by the government. It is a modern Red Scare, one I’d like to call the Crescent Scare.

Girls’ Volleyball Brings Home Title

Sherwood’s girls’ varsity volleyball captured their second-ever Maryland Class 4A State Championship on November 22 with a straight-set victory over the Thomas Johnson Patriots. The Warriors won 25-13, 25-22, 25-23 over the Patriots from Frederick.

Warriors Make Early Exit, Fall to Trojans

If there were words to express the feelings of the Sherwood Warriors (10-2) after their playoff loss to the Gaithersburg Trojans (11-2) on November 19, heartbroken might surely be one of them. But instead of speaking, the team gathered around coach Marc Thomas and knelt in silence as the visiting Trojans rejoiced in the south goal. Entering the 2010 season, the Warriors were favorites to win a state championship, what would have been their second states win in three years, but critical errors and a 21-20 loss in the 4A West regional final meant the Warriors departed this year’s playoffs earlier than planned.