Sherwood Sports on a Roll during Abbreviated Season

by Matt Rosenthal ‘22 Sherwood Warriors sports are back. After fall sports were postponed due to coronavirus concerns, they returned for an abbreviated season from March 19 through April 16, and they did not disappoint.  Varsity football had an absolute field day against the competition this season. The team went undefeated with a 2-0 record. Damascus lost 31-0 and Paint … Read More

It’s All in Your Head, Literally

by Emory Gun ‘22 CTE, short for Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy, is a very dangerous brain disease that can result in a multitude of lifestyle difficulties such as memory loss, impulsive behavior, depression, and more. Trends have shown that a large targeted group for CTE is football players. The more a person takes hits to the head, the worse their CTE … Read More

The USWNT’s Problem of Riches

by Sydney Wiser ‘23 The U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team (USWNT) is the top women’s soccer team in the world. They successfully defended their title as World Cup Champions in the FIFA 2019 World Cup in France. However, their next big tournament is the Olympics, which in 2016, they were eliminated from in the quarter-finals. As the team prepares to … Read More

Additions to Team Will Help Caps in Coming Playoffs

by Dylan Sondike ‘24 The end of the NHL season is fastly approaching and again the Washington Capitals are favorites to win the East Division. When they make the playoffs again this year, it will be their seventh consecutive playoff appearance but with just one of those appearances getting past the second round, in which they won the Stanley Cup. … Read More

2021 NFL First Round Mock Draft

by Aaron Jaffe ’21 Following Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Tom Brady’s dominating 7th Super Bowl win over the Kansas City Chiefs and an highly eventful free agency period, the final stage of the offseason is upon us. The NFL draft is the most influential event for every franchise. You can make a pick that elevates your franchise into Super Bowl … Read More

Staff Predictions: After So Many Upsets, Title is There for Overall #1 Seed

Gonzaga Finishes Undefeated by Ryan Duvall ’21 The first matchup between Houston and Oregon State is an interesting one. Houston is a great defensive team that relies on the scoring of former five-star Quentin Grimes to win games. However, to win this one and advance to the Final Four, the Cougars will need to shut down the Beavers standout player, … Read More

On Sports: Houston Sports Tumble from Glory

by Matt Rosenthal ‘22 August 28, 2017, Hurricane Harvey hits the city of Houston, Texas. The storm causes roughly $41 billion in damage to the state, but something else in Houston was damaged, though it would take years to realize it. The city’s three main sports teams were about to go into nosedive from which they haven’t recovered.   After years … Read More

Debunking Fitness Myths You Have Probably Practiced

by Lucy Sokol ‘21 School sports are back as many athletes feel unprepared for their athletic seasons due to cancelations and/or personal discomfort with private training, preseason conditioning, and club organizations during a global pandemic. With many athletes trying their best to obtain their optimal performance with less practice time, student athletes may resort to fitness and nutrition myths. From … Read More

‘Canceled’ Special Report: Struggle for Consistency in Sports

by Colin Horan ‘21 It now comes with the job description that every aspect of the lives of modern-day athletes, coaches, and executives is watched under a microscope. Now more so than ever, not only are they expected to be flawless in performance in their respective sports, but also in the social aspects of their lives. As “cancel culture” – … Read More

Lebron Sets New Standard for Social Activism

by Evan Joseph ‘23 Lebron James has gotten a lot of attention off the court in the past year by becoming vocal about his political opinions and because of his creation and involvement with  the ¨More than a Vote¨ organization.  Many believe that athletes should not be involved in social activism.  Opponents often believe that athletes don’t know enough to … Read More