2024 All Senior Team

The 2024 All-Senior Team was chosen based on multiple factors including leadership, individual accolades, team success, and contribution to Sherwood Athletics during high school. Compiled by Noah Bair, Thomas Fenner, and Hannah Mushahwar Jeb Buffington (Football, Boys Lacrosse) Excelling in both lacrosse and football, Buffington had a successful career with legacies in both sports. Playing offensive and defensive line on … Read More

No State Title, Still Great Season

by Hannah Mushahwar ‘24 Sherwood’s baseball team became the first high school in Maryland state history to win three straight baseball titles at the 4A classification following their 2023 season. Then moving into the 2024 season, the team had high hopes to earn a fourth in a row and a first at 3A level. The team had an incredible regular … Read More

Girls Lacrosse Knocked Out of Playoffs by Dulaney

by Dylan Sondike ‘24 Just one year after a heartbreaking loss to Dulaney to end their season, the Warriors faced Dulaney once again this year in the 3A state quarterfinals. The Warriors went down early after the first quarter 5-2. They came out scoring in the second quarter to significantly narrow the margin at halftime. A strong second half from … Read More

Boys Lacrosse Comes Up Short in State Quarterfinals

by Declan Rooney ’25 Coming off of the best season in Sherwood lacrosse history in 2023, the expectations for this year’s team were high. Last year the Warriors made it to the State Championship game, finishing the year 16-3. This year Sherwood returned a stacked roster, featuring players such as senior face-off specialist Jeb Buffington, senior defenseman Tyler Bishop, junior … Read More

Softball Defeats Linganore To Claim State Title

by Justin Lakso ’25 The Sherwood Warriors’ 2024 softball season was surely one to remember, even for one of the most storied sports programs in the state of Maryland. The girls dominated during the regular season with a 16-1 record going into the playoffs. Among the wins were six shutout games and 12 double-digit scores, accompanied by a solid pitching … Read More

Spring Sports Preview

Boys Lacrosse by Thomas Fenner ‘24 Coming off a dominant 16-2 overall record last year, the Warriors look to build off their first-ever state championship appearance in which they lost 16-6 against Broadneck. Boys lacrosse returns all but six players from last year’s roster as they move from 4A to 3A this season. “We expect even more from returning starters … Read More

Swim and Dive Finishes Season in Impressive Fashion

by Hannah Mushahwar ‘24 Sherwood swim and dive has left an incredible mark on the pool this season. With dedication, teamwork, and a commitment to excellence, the team has not only achieved remarkable individual accomplishments but have also solidified their reputation as a powerhouse after its influx of swimmers this season. The season kicked off with a wave of enthusiasm … Read More

Perspective: NBA Should Move to a 64-Game Season

by Noah Bair ‘24 There is no doubt that in today’s NBA, team defense and individual player effort are at an all-time low. Since the 2011-12 season, average points scored in a game has gone up by 40, the highest 12 year jump in the league’s history. Players simply don’t care enough to play defense and put the effort in … Read More

Have Varsity Sports Become a Year-Long Commitment?

by Dylan Sondike ‘24 A number of varsity sports at Sherwood and across MCPS have become a nearly year-round commitment for players on the teams. From offseason conditioning to summer leagues, varsity coaches use a variety of ways to prepare players for their seasons. Although such opportunities are technically voluntary, it is increasingly the norm that students who are on … Read More