Girls Soccer To Play Whitman in 4A State Semi-Final on Friday

by Carter Braun The Warriors have earned a spot in the state semi-finals after a 2-1 win in the quarterfinal on November 6 against Bowie, who had lost only once during the regular season. That win came after the girls soccer team finally got over the hump in regionals by beating the Blair Blazers on November 2 in penalty kicks … Read More

MCPS Mandates Vaccinations for Winter and Spring Athletes

by Lizzy Hermosilla ‘23 In an update to its operation plan for athletics MCPS announced in mid-September that starting November 15 all high school and eligible middle school students athletes will be required to submit proof of full vaccination against Covid-19 in order to participate in the winter sport season. This mandate includes students who volunteer as team managers and … Read More

On Sports: Last Minute Trades Carry the Braves to Victory

by Evan Joseph ‘23 Many thought that after this season’s trade deadline that the season was all but over when the Los Angeles Dodgers rounded out their superteam by adding Max Scherzer and Trea Turner from the Nationals. The Atlanta Braves also made a handful of moves, but people didn’t think much of it because at the time the Braves were … Read More

Sherwood’s Cheerleading Team “Hits” at Counties

by Timaya Pulliam ’23 Saturday, October 30 was the MCPS Cheer County Competition. Out of these teams, seven went for the division one crown. Among these teams was Sherwood High School’s Varsity Cheerleading Team. The team of 13 competing girls not only put on an entertaining show but displayed skilled athleticism and stamina through their countless stunts and tumbling. Sherwood’s … Read More

Ice Hockey Tests Itself in Upper Division

by Yusra Husain ’22 Sherwood’s varsity ice hockey team began their season with a nailbiter, ultimately losing 5-4 to the Wootton Patriots. This was Sherwood’s first game in the Montgomery 1 division, which is the highest varsity division within the Montgomery Hockey Conference.  The league works to balance out all the teams and place stronger programs into the upper division, … Read More

Boys Varsity Soccer: Season Recap

by Jack Link ‘23 Like the girls team, boys soccer began the season with tough games against powerhouses Good Counsel, B-CC, and Whitman. In those three games, the team went 1-1-1 and there were promising signs that the Warriors would have a strong season that propelled them into the playoffs. Unfortunately, inconsistency and misfortune caught up with the team, and … Read More

Players Speak Out about Abuse in NWSL

by Sydney Wiser and  Perri Williams ‘23 The National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) is one of the best in the world. It currently boasts international talent like Canadian Olympic gold medalist Christine Sinclair and Brazilian soccer legend Marta and domestic talents like Alex Morgan and Megan Rapinoe. The NWSL is in its ninth season, far surpassing its predecessors in the … Read More

Football Suffers First Loss to Northwest

by Matt Rosenthal ‘22 On October 8, the Warriors Senior Night was spoiled by the Northwest Jaguars. Sherwood lost their first game of the season 37-14, and the Warrior’s season record dropped to 5-1.  The first quarter was a defensive battle mixed with penalties. As a result, neither team could put together a sustained drive, with the only score a … Read More

Golf Advances to States

by  Camilo Illanes ‘22 The Sherwood golf team had a very strong regular season campaign, placing first or second in 4 of their 5 matches. Led by junior Bryan Kim and senior co-captain Scott Ervin – who were able to consistently average a single digit handicap – (less than 41 shots in 9 holes) Sherwood achieved a ranking of second … Read More