Which Professional U.S. Sport Will Return First?

by Ryan Duvall ’21 About three weeks ago the Covid-19 pandemic that had been tearing the world apart made its way to America. The respiratory illness made instant changes to our daily lives, shutting down businesses, schools, and sports. And now, at the beginning of April, the country could be headed towards a national lockdown, leaving sports enthusiasts throughout America wondering … Read More

MCPS seeks to Change Freshmen Eligibility Requirements

By Colin Horan ‘21 MCPS Board of Education committee met on February 18 to discuss whether to remove the grade requirements for freshmen to participate in sports. The proposal is mainly intended for sports, but would be extended to after school activities as well. The county’s basis behind the proposal was to allow for more consistency with sports seasons regardless … Read More

Sherwood Wrestling Remains Competitive in Gap Year

by Aaron Jaffe ’21 Coming into this season, Sherwood was already at a disadvantage. The Warriors only retained five starting wrestlers (out of the 14 spots needed), making almost two-thirds of the roster open season for 2020.  “I knew we were going to have some growing pains as guys got more experienced,” said senior captain Adam Pfeiffer.  Led by coach … Read More

Limited Options for Pole Vaulters in MCPS

By: Marissa Harris ‘22 Coaches and members of the Sherwood track team have been anticipating a pole vault center at the school, but the construction has been put on hold indefinitely as a result of issues with resources. As a result, the Eastern part of the country will continue to not have a single pole-vault center.  This development means that … Read More

Two Sherwood Students Race to State Meet

Brenna Henderson ‘21 The 4A West Indoor Regional Championships took place on Thursday, February 6, at the Baltimore Armory. With an unusual surface choice of the track and a highly competitive field, Sherwood raced well but still placed 13th and 14th out of 16 teams for the boys and girls, respectively. Senior Sean Enright and sophomore Katie Kaneko both placed … Read More

Boys’ Basketball Falls Short in Second Round

By: Jackson Hongtong 21’ The boys basketball team’s season came to an end on Tuesday, March 3, in a 72-62 loss to Springbrook, a team that has only lost two games this season and should be considered contenders for the championship.  Sherwood came off of a win in an overtime thriller against Kennedy, 78-77 in the first round of the … Read More

Female Firsts in Major League Sports

by Emily Siansky ‘22 Alyssa Nakken and Katie Sowers have made history: set a “first” in their respective sport. Nakken has been hired as the first full-time female coach in MLB history with the San Francisco Giants. Sowers will be the first female and openly gay coach in Super Bowl history. Ironically, Sowers coaches for the 49ers, another San Francisco-based … Read More

Outdoor Track Preview

by Aidan Trump ‘21 As the spring season approaches, the track team looks to improve upon their successful 2019 campaign. In last year’s Montgomery County Championships the boys team placed sixth out of 21 teams and the girls placed eighth out of 24 teams. While most of the individual and relay events have a strong chance of success. This season … Read More

The Top 5 Storylines from the 2019-20 NFL Season

by Matt Rosenthal ’22 The NFL’s 100th season was one for the ages. For starters, the Patriots didn’t make the Super Bowl. The referees are still absolutely awful. The new ability to challenge a pass interference call failed miserably. Ravens’ quarterback Lamar Jackson won the MVP. He became the youngest player to do so and the second unanimous winner. With … Read More

Change Is Coming For The Redskins

by Evan Joseph ’23  The past few weeks have been more promising for the Redskins than anything during the past five years. With the hiring of a new, experienced coaching staff, a promising young core, the upcoming draft, and a strong defense, the Redskins should show be much improved starting next year. Over the off-season, the Redskins have already made … Read More