Sherwood Swim Looks to Build Off of Successful Season Last Year

by Malec Fahmy ’20  Just two weeks into the swim and dive season, a clear trend has been established with this year’s team: they are talented and willing to work hard. This is exactly what was seen at the team’s first meet, an exhibition against Magruder on December 1.  Although the full team was not there, the boys’ had six swimmers … Read More

On Sports: College Recruits – Beware of Negative Recruiting

by Reagan Yates ’20 For 17 and 18 year olds across the country, choosing which college to attend is a huge life decision. From distance-to-home to the feel of the campus, there is a lot to consider to make the best choice. But those things are only minor considerations for those few select students that plan on competing in college athletics. … Read More

On Sports: Who’s at Blame For the Skins Mediocrity?

by Aaron Jaffe ’21  In the new world of advanced analytics and next gen stats, anything in sports can be put into perspective by numbers.  The Washington Redskins, a once dominant team from the late 80’s into the early 90’s, have been on a free fall for almost 30 years now. To be exact, it’s been 27 straight years since … Read More

Redskins Suffer a Key Loss In Alex Smith

by Ryan Duvall ‘21  Last week the Washington Redskins suffered two losses, one to the Houston Texans, and the other being the season-ending injury to quarterback Alex Smith. Midway through the 3rd quarter Smith was hit by the Texans safety Kareem Jackson and was carted off the field immediately. After the game, the Redskins announced that Smith had fractured his tibia … Read More

Sherwood Cheer’s Season of Winning

by Kat Mahoney ’20  For the first time, the Sherwood Cheer team has surpassed everyone in their region to go on to place sixth overall in the state. During this season, the cheer team has worked together to win counties for the second time in a row. They also won regionals for the first time. The team is made up … Read More

Girls Varsity Basketball Battling for a Competitive Reputation

by Reagan Yates ’19 Sherwood’s girls varsity basketball has experienced some difficulty establishing itself as a dominant team in recent years (with one winning record in the last three seasons). And, after a challenging losing record of 8-15 last year, the varsity team is looking to improve their record and the stature of their program for the 2018-2019 season. After … Read More

College Hoops Preseason Power Rankings

by Ryan Duvall ‘21 College Basketball is finally here. From the months of November to March, colleges across the country fight for the right to be one of the 64 teams in amatuer basketball’s most prestigious event, March Madness. Entering the season, there are many teams who can win the big dance, but there are only a small numbers that … Read More

Boys and Girls Cross Country Qualify for States

by Tommy Johnson ’19  On Friday, November 2, both the boys and girls cross country teams competed at the 4A North Regional meet in Hunt Valley, Maryland. This meet put the strongest teams of the region against one another in order to determine who should be allowed to continue to compete in the upcoming state meet.  There was some doubt … Read More

The Warriors Prepare for their Biggest Game

by Jackson Hongtong ’21 The Sherwood Warriors will face the Paint Branch Panthers in the first round of the playoffs on November 9 at 7 p.m. The Warriors entered the playoffs by finishing the end of the season strong with two straight wins against Springbrook and Whitman. Their 7-3 regular season record, coupled with Richard Montgomery beating Blair, allowed them … Read More

The Ripple Effect: #1 Alabama vs #3 LSU

by Aaron Jaffe ’21  It’s that time of year once again. Halloween is over, the World series has come to an end, the NBA and NHL seasons are too early for anyone to care about the, and the NFL is in the middle of its season when games don’t have too much importance. The focus of fans should now be … Read More