On Sports: The Case for Steroid Era Players in the Hall of Fame

by Matt Rosenthal ‘22 There were no baseball players inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2021. This was mostly due to no new notable eligible players and the stubbornness of voters refusing to elect players from the Steroid Era. Barry Bonds, Sammy Sosa, and Mark McGwire are synonymous with the pursuit of Roger Maris’ single-season home run record … Read More

On Sports: QB Carousel Takes NFL in New Direction

by Colin Horan ‘21 Any offseason in the NFL has its fair share of surprises, questions, and controversies and this year is no exception. There is an unprecedented league-wide quarterback carousel where as many as 20 or more teams could either have a new starting quarterback or a young gun lined up to sit behind a veteran and be ready … Read More

On Sports: Tom Brady Is the Greatest in All of Team Sports

by Graham Skinker ‘21 Earlier this month, Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady captured his seventh Super Bowl title at age 43, capping what was possibly the most impressive of his now seven championship runs. While Tom Brady is not the most accomplished athlete of any sport, he has earned the title of greatest team sport athlete of all time. … Read More

On Sports: Sell the House! Wizards Need New Start

by Dylan Sondike ‘24 As of February 11, the Washington Wizards are 6-15 and 2nd to last in the entire Eastern Conference. After the trade for Russell Westbrook, Wizards fans including myself hoped for a better start and season. So far, the opposite has happened.  Rarely do you see a team with two all stars on one of the worst … Read More

Golf Is More Than a White Ball

by Timaya Pulliam ‘23 Black girls and golf are two things very rarely heard together. However, Tiffany Mack Fitzgerald is changing perceptions through her organization, Black Girls Golf. Founded in 2011, Black Girls Golf began with a vision to bring more inclusion and diversity to golf. Fitzgerald noticed this lack of diversity during her career in corporate America when her … Read More

MCPS Plans for the Return of School Athletics in Late February

by Evan Joseph ‘23 The MCPS Board of Education has announced a target date of February 27 for the return of in-person athletics with online registration opening January 29 for the modified fall sports season. Schools are to begin preparing for in-person practices February 13 on school campuses, which must take proper measures to ensure their athletes’ safety during practices … Read More

NFL Gets Slimed By Nickelodeon

by Caden DeSousa ‘21 You heard that right. Nickelodeon, widely known as one of the most popular television channels for kids, televised their first NFL game on January 10. Nickelodeon’s slime-heavy NFL playoff telecast scored the channel’s biggest audience in four years. The Bears-Saints game has been portrayed as the most goofy and the most fun broadcast of the year … Read More

What Washington can do to be a Contender

by Zack Jaffe ’24 The Washington Football Team can make several moves to repeat next season as NFC East champions, although this time with a winning record.  First and most importantly, improve at the quarterback position. Starting with Taylor Henicke, he went shot for shot with Tom Brady, who is considered the greatest of all time, in only his third … Read More

A Baseball Family at Sherwood Takes It to the Next Level

by Ryan Duvall ’21 Next year, Sherwood senior Brett Seils will be playing division one baseball at Towson University; however, he won’t be the only Seils there. After committing to the Tigers this fall, Seils will be joining his brother, Josh, who graduated from Sherwood in 2017, on Towson’s baseball team. Although there are many student athletes at Sherwood who … Read More

Top 5 Storylines from the 2020 NFL Season

by Matt Rosenthal ’22 The 2020 NFL Season was one that brought some sense of hope and normalcy to America because of the Covid-19 shutdown in sports this past year. And there were a lot of interesting twists and turns to the season. The Cam Newton experiment was an absolute failure in New England and Bill Belichick looks to rebuild … Read More