Girls Swimming Filled With Division One Talent

Malec Fahmy ‘20 and Adam Pfeiffer ‘20 Greatness requires lots of hard work, sacrifice, and dedication. Seniors Kaitlin Gravell, Erica Hjelle, and Sophia Ryan embody precisely what it takes to be great. Their sacrifices have led the girls swim team to State and Metro titles in 2016 and 2018, and resulted in Division I scholarships (Gravell-Villanova, Hjelle-Georgetown, Ryan-Virginia Tech). At … Read More

NFL Needs Consistent Domestic Violence Policy

  Ryan Duvall ‘21 Earlier this month, NFL star running back Kareem Hunt was released from his team, the Kansas City Chiefs. Hunt was a 2nd-year player for the Chiefs and was well on his way to becoming a top-tier rusher in the league before his release. The 23-year-old was cut due to an incident in Cleveland earlier this year … Read More

Hockey Begins Title Defense

Adam Pfeiffer ‘20 Last year, the hockey team had an incredible season, only losing one game en route to beating Northwest in the county championship, 5-1. Now, they face the formidable task of defending that title. The boys opened the season with a 9-4 win over Blair on October 27. Unfortunately, the post championship hangover was well and alive. Tough … Read More

Wrestling Team Looks to Make Statewide Impact

by Jack DeGonia ‘19 With many returning high-caliber wrestlers, the varsity wrestling team should be very competitive this season.  Six current wrestlers qualified for the state meet last year with the highest placing returning wrestler, senior Chris Sanchez, achieving 2nd place in his weight class.  To accompany the top wrestlers, there are many hardworking underclassmen who have “worked hard over … Read More

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