Baseball Wins Back to Back State Titles

by Jack Link ‘23 Sherwood’s baseball team needed only five innings to win the 4A state championship after beating Severna Park 11-0 on May 27 in a game that ended with the mercy rule. Last year, the Warriors also beat Severna Park in the championship, and Sherwood is the first team to win consecutive 4A titles since 1989. Head coach … Read More

Softball Continues Dominance Winning its 7th State Title in 10 Years

by Lizzy Hermosilla ‘23 Late into the evening after many delays at the Maryland softball tournament, Sherwood beat Severna Park 21-5, securing their 7th state championship title in the last 10 years and their fifth one since Ashley Barber-Strunk became the head coach. The Warriors got off to a torrid start and scored 13 runs in the first inning to … Read More

Girls Lacrosse Falls Short

by Dylan Sondike ‘24 In the 4A state semifinals tournament, Sherwood traveled to Crofton High School to face the number 1 seeded Broadneck Bruins. After scoring the first goal of the game, The Warriors struggled in the draw and found themselves down 12-2 after the first quarter. The Warriors managed to score the same number of goals as the Bruins … Read More

Boys Lacrosse Don’t Reach Their Lofty Goal of Winning State Championship

by Carter Braun ‘23 The boys lacrosse season came to an end on Saturday, May 21, after suffering a 10-8 defeat against eventual 4A State Champions Churchill. With the game tied 5-5 after the third quarter, the Warriors couldn’t hold on and conceded 5 goals in the final quarter. Although the team’s goal was to win the state title, the … Read More

Perspective: The Growing Risks of Sports Gambling

by Evan Joseph ‘23 Televised sports have played a big role in entertainment for a long time and therefore people are always trying to find new ways to interact and enjoy them. Recently, sports betting has skyrocketed in popularity as more virtual sports betting platforms come online. Sports gambling allows fans to have a deeper connection with sports by betting … Read More

Outdoor Track Team Ends Season Strong

by Nicholas Schade ‘23 With five different athletes qualified for state championships, the outdoor track and field season has drawn to an impressive, but chaotic, close. Disunited and undisciplined at first, the team strengthened and matured throughout the last half of the season with most athletes demonstrating exceptional improvement in the final meets of the year. Steeped against heavy competition … Read More

Title IX Turns 50 as Women’s Sports Grow

by Sydney Wiser ‘23 On June 23, 1972, President Nixon signed into law the groundbreaking civil rights legislation, Title IX. It provided new opportunities for women in many different areas but it has most famously been credited for revolutionizing women’s sports in the United States. Before Title IX, one in 27 girls in the U.S. participated in organized sports according … Read More

Winners and Losers in NFL Offseason

by Adam Masiky ‘24 The NFL offseason saw massive trades that signal a shift of which teams are playoff-bound next season, as well as which teams legitimately could win the Super Bowl. Here is an in-depth analysis of who got better (YAY) and who didn’t (NAY) in each division. AFC East YAY: The Miami Dolphins got Tyreek Hill from the Kansas City … Read More

2022 NFL First Round Mock Draft

By Evan Joseph ‘23 After the Los Angeles Rams won their 2nd Super Bowl over the Cincinnati Bengals and an offseason that has changed the outlook for many teams heading into next year, teams look to complete their rosters for upcoming years through the NFL draft. Just recently, we have seen the 2020 2nd overall selection Joe Burrow and the … Read More

Girls Varsity Softball Seeks a State Championship in 2022

by Lizzy Hermosilla ‘23 Girls softball at Sherwood has built a legacy of greatness with six state titles in the past decade. The team is currently ranked 5th by the Washington Post in the DMV area, which includes both public and private schools. This season the Warriors are looking to return to the state final game after losing 3-1 to … Read More