Predicting the NBA Conference Finals

  by Robel Wondimu ’13 The NBA Playoffs are coming to a close and now is the time for the remaining teams to get it together for one final grind to the championships. Eastern Conference Chicago Bulls (1) vs. Miami Heat (2) This is the series we have all anxiously been waiting for and it should not fail to deliver. … Read More

Baseball Completes Undefeated Regular Season

by Matt Diogo ’14 Well, the expected has happened. The Sherwood Warriors baseball team has completed an undefeated regular season and is heading into the playoffs ranked third in the state and 226 in the nation. The Warriors, led by senior firstbaseman Drew Knapp (.465 BA, 5 home runs, 22 RBIs) and senior pitchers Jamie Dejter, (0.99 ERA, 35.1 IP) and Will Bouey (0.61 ERA, 46 IP, 74 Ks), have gone 18-0 … Read More

Emerson, Welch Dominate Between the Pipes

by Jacob Bogage ‘12 Junior Connor Welch knows he is talented. Otherwise, there might be no other explanation for statistics that show he could be the best goalie in Montgomery County. Yet, the junior is modest. “I stay humble knowing that there are much better goalies than me out there,” he says. Then there’s senior KC Emerson, a five-star Johns … Read More

Tiger’s Still Got it

by Jacob Bogage ’12 What’s seven strokes to Tiger Woods? Apparently nothing. Tiger was seven strokes behind upstart Rory McIlroy to open the final round of The Masters this past weekend and shot a five-under 31 on the front nine to grab a share of the lead. Tiger’s approach at Augusta National was essentially an act of defiance—Tiger stuck his … Read More

Even While Sprinting, Afinnih Upholds Her Religious Beliefs

 During any 4×4 relay at a Sherwood track meet, sophomore sprinter Karimat Afinnih captures the attention of many. Not only is she in the lead, but her unique uniform turns heads. Her arms and legs are covered by long black spandex and a long sleeve black shirt, while her head is also covered by a hijab, a headscarf worn by … Read More

Inexperience Does Not Hinder Softball’s Success

by Leah Schroeder ‘13 and Darby Whitehair ‘12 Through the first 10 games of the season, the varsity softball team has been dominant in compiling an undefeated record in which they have won by an average margin of 11.1 runs. They now find themselves in the midst of their most difficult games, including against Blake and Blair who both defeated … Read More

Coed Volleyball Strives to Build on Girls’ Title

by Alyx Henry ‘11 The coed volleyball team has an indisputable record of success, having played for a County Championship each of the last 10 years and winning eight out of those times. This season should be no exception with many of the Maryland 4A girls’ volleyball State Champions on the team. Not all of the girls on the fall … Read More

EXCLUSIVE: Bonavia Named as Next Football Coach

by Jacob Bogage ’12   The Sherwood Warriors have found their new football coach. Mike Bonavia accepted the job earlier Wednesday, ending weeks of speculation at the Sandy Spring school on who would be named the perennial powerhouse’s newest coach. Bonavia will leave Einstein High School where he served as head coach for five years and before that, at Richard … Read More

After Early Season Forfeits, Boys’ Basketball Bounces Back

The boys’ basketball team knows firsthand how important it is to be successful over a long season with highs and lows. The team took a hard blow earlier in the season when they had to forfeit their first five games due to an ineligible player. Suddenly the team saw its 7-0 record turn into a 2-5 mark. Reeling from the misfortune the team lost its next four games to Springbrook, Magruder, Paint Branch and Gaithersburg. At 3-10 the season could have been lost.

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.