After Sloppy Play, Sherwood Cruises by Damascus

by Charlie Matusek ’21 Heading into this long-time rivalry, Damascus had a mediocre record of 3-2 while losing to teams outside of Montgomery County. Still, the Hornets outscored opponents 75-36, while Sherwood had a 5-0 record by crushing opponents 90-9 in goals. Both teams entered the game with lots of energy, but the Warriors early on lacked defensive intensity, and … Read More

On Sports: E-Gaming Would Diminish Olympic Games

by Malec Fahmy ’20  The summer Olympics are arguably the best sporting events of all time. Every four years, the best athletes in the world represent their respective countries as they fight for gold. In the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo,  karate, baseball, and skateboarding will be added to the competition. In addition, as a result of current technological advancements, talks … Read More

Gronk’s Retirement Forecasts Troubled Future for Football

by Charlie Matusek ’21 New England Patriots star tight end Rob Gronkowski announced his retirement on March 24. Gronkowski played for the Patriots for 10 years and in that time won three Super Bowls, accompanied by 79 receiving touchdowns and 7,861 total receiving yards. In the 16 playoff games Gronkowski played, he had 81 receptions for 1,163 yards and 12 … Read More

Sherwood Lacrosse Still Searching for an Identity

by Aaron Jaffe ’21 As much as this season’s Sherwood varsity lacrosse team wanted to be different from the teams of previous years, the 2019 Warriors did repeat a feat by the 2018 Warriors by becoming divisional champs once again. For Sherwood, their first six games and only meetings with their division foes all went smoothly, as expected. To open … Read More

Sherwood Has Breakout Performance At Woodward Relays

by Noah Corman ’19  For the past few years, Sherwood track and field has wallowed in mediocrity, often at the middle or bottom of the results sheets, but this year is different. In fact, it’s historic. This past Saturday, Sherwood track and field competed at Woodward Relays at Georgetown Preparatory School. The boys 4×100 meter relay won their event, and … Read More

Amazing Field at Augusta, But Watch For McIlroy To Complete Slam

by Malec Fahmy ’20 “It’s a tradition unlike any other.” CBS announcer Jim Nantz’s famous line is not just a promotional phrase, it is reality. This Thursday, golf legends Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player will hit their inaugural tee shots to start off the 83rd edition of The Masters. Unlike in years past, this year’s tournament will have one of … Read More

Who Cares? Why You Should Watch the NHL Playoffs

By Aaron Jaffe ’21 For most sports fans, April comes around and that means the start of baseball, the NFL Draft, or even the NBA playoffs. But you rarely hear the hype around possibly the most exciting  of the best-of-7 playoff formats: the NHL playoffs. This year is no different. The story of LeBron James not even being in the … Read More

Who Cares? Why To Watch The Nats and MLB This Year

by Ryan Duvall ’21 The MLB season kicked off less than a week ago, which means that baseball is back. There are many people who don’t really care for the game and think it’s boring due to it’s slow pace. However, there are many reasons to watch baseball this year (and cheer for the hometown Washington Nationals). So without further … Read More

Who Cares? Why Watch the NBA Playoffs

by Jackson Hongtong ’21  The NBA regular season is winding down, and playoff-time is right around the corner. This time around, however, the playoffs have a different feel. For the first time in 13 years, Lebron James will miss the playoffs, which shows the strength of the Western conference, and the possibility of James’ decline. This year’s playoffs can be … Read More

Cleveland Browns: The New Superteam?

by Jackson Hongtong ’21  The Cleveland Browns had been the laughing stock of the NFL for many years as they had 10 years straight of losing seasons. They also filtered through 28 different quarterbacks from 1999 to 2018, as a result of no franchise quarterback to lead their team. Everything changed for the Browns during the 2018 offseason. The Browns … Read More