As Super Bowl Looms, Familiar Faces Emerge

by Noah Bair ‘24 With the divisional round finished, the stage is set for the AFC and NFC championship games next Sunday. The four teams that remain are the Cincinnati Bengals, Kansas City Chiefs, Philadelphia Eagles, and San Francisco 49ers. Next week, the Eagles will host the 49ers for the NFC Championship in the afternoon on Sunday, with the AFC … Read More

Boys Basketball’ Defensive Pressure Leads to Easy Offense

by Evan Joseph ‘23 After a solid start to the year through their first few games, the Warriors have continued to build their identity as a defensive-minded team. In their last eight games, they have gone an impressive 6-2, only losing to Blake twice in two highly contested matchups. The Warriors are looking to build off their current momentum behind … Read More

Girls Basketball Begins the Season Slowly

by Kobi Gyan ‘24 The new-face girls basketball team began the season with a rocky 0-3 start. The Warriors have faced a number of obstacles, including the loss of junior all-division wing Taylor Corrothers due to an ACL injury. In the girl’s first matchup against a solid B-CC team, the girls started off trailing. Beforehand the Warriors had not had … Read More

Wrestling Starts Off Hot

by Dylan Sondike As winter sports roll into another year of competing, the varsity wrestling team is looking to have a strong and competitive season. With an impressive 42-32 win against Einstein in the first meet of the season, the team appears to be starting on the right foot to attain lofty goals. “We have a wall of champions in … Read More

Swim Dives into Season Head First

by Maggie Reese ‘24 The swim team entered this season missing some of their biggest stars from last year. Max Weinrich now dives for Division I Indiana University;  Emma Dorsey swims in Division II at Clarion University in Pennsylvania; and Katy Wade is a Division I swimmer at Loyola in Baltimore. Despite the loss of talent, the girls team welcomes … Read More

Boys Basketball Starts off Strong

by Evan Joseph ‘23 After an unfortunate 5-14 season last year, the boys’ varsity basketball team looks completely revamped. Last year, the team lost their opening eight games, including blowout losses to Urbana, B-CC, and Churchill. Compared to this year, the team has been much more competitive, beating B-CC 57-43, Urbana 66-62, and narrowly taking their first loss last Monday … Read More

College Football is Revitalized

by Aviv Klayman ’23 The 2022-23 college football season has been a shock. Entering Week 13, with only the playoffs and bowl games left, the top 4 ranked schools are Georgia, Michigan, TCU, and Ohio State. As the 1 seed right now, Georgia has proven to everyone that they are the best with a 13-0 record and many decisive victories … Read More

Reigning State Champion Prioritizes Academics in Choosing College

by Lizzy Hermosilla ’23 Senior Lilia Atanda has made waves in the world of both high school diving and national diving competitions. The two-time state champion who is looking to put another title under her belt for the 2022 season has committed to the University of Chicago to continue her diving and academic career. As a freshman, Atanda became the … Read More

Perspective: NCAA Strives To Rethink Amateurism

by Evan Joseph ‘23 The founders of the NCAA defined amateur college athletes as students who participated in athletics solely for their own enjoyment and development of their mental and physical skills. In the beginning, they did not even foresee athletic scholarships for athletes in their plan. The NCAA stood behind its enforcement of amateurism since it was first established … Read More

Sherwood Celebrates Legends from the Past

by Aviv Klayman ‘24 Ever since its creation in 2009, Sherwood’s Athletic Hall of Fame (HOF) has celebrated some of the best student athletes, coaches, and community members to ever play in the blue and white. Thus far there have been five different HOF classes, with the most recent being the class of 2022. The HOF is separated into four … Read More