Perspective: Howell Is Not the Future

by Dylan Sondike‘24 Through the first eight weeks of the NFL season, the Commanders have had another roller coaster of a season. With second-year year quarterback Sam Howell under center this year, the looming question of whether he is here for the long haul is on the minds of many fans. The Commanders currently sit at 3-5 with disappointing losses … Read More

Boys Soccer Suffers an Early Loss in Playoffs

by Noah Bair ’24 After a 4-7-1 finish in the 2023 regular season, the boys varsity soccer team saw their season come to an end at the hands of Kennedy on October 25, losing 2-1 in their first round playoff game. The team had beaten Kennedy 1-0 in the regular season. Despite the disappointing end to the season, the team … Read More

Field Hockey Falls in Playoffs

by George Awkard ‘25 With a record of 7-5, the girls field hockey team performed significantly better than the previous year; however, the season proved very difficult over the final games of the season. The team suffered the biggest loss against Quince Orchard, 6-0 on October 12, despite 10 saves by senior goalies Lilah Boig and Amaya Williams. The Warriors … Read More

Volleyball Prepares for Regionals

by Declan Rooney ‘25 Varsity volleyball graduated the core of last year’s team but whilst having a new, more inexperienced team, the dream remains the same: winning the state tournament. The loss of Meghan Wessling, Gabbi Casaus, Audrey Strosnider, and Camryn Lineberger to graduation meant that the next group of players had to step up. The team this year is … Read More

Turnover Woes Hurting Warriors

by Dylan Sondike ‘24 Facing rival Blake followed by Gaithersburg, the Warriors have cooled down from their undefeated start. The Warriors now sit at 3-2 as they prepare to face highly talented teams, including Damascus and Quince Orchard, in the upcoming weeks. “Our schedule this year is amongst the most competitive in the state of Maryland,”  explained head coach Andrew … Read More

Girls Varsity Soccer off to Hot Start

by Noah Bair ‘24 After their dominant win against Northwood on Monday, the girls varsity soccer team is now 6-2, outscoring opponents 28-7 through their first eight games. After only winning five games last year, the team has already surpassed their win total from the 2022 season.  Captain Marley Hillman attributed this success to an increase in team chemistry compared … Read More

Kim Takes Home U.S. Junior Amateur Final

by Thomas Fenner ’24 Sherwood graduate Bryan Kim made his mark on the golf world in July when he won the U.S. Junior Amateur Championship. Headlined by some of the best young golfers in the world, Kim became the second lowest-seeded competitor (#52) to win the Championship since Charlie Beljian (#56) back in 2002. The nationally televised event has put … Read More

Softball Falls Short of Back-to-Back State Titles and Loses in Semifinals

by Maggie Reese ‘24 For a program that has won seven 4A titles in the past 10 years, there are lofty and maybe unfair expectations set each year to add another championship to that storied history. Although softball came up short of winning the state title in a 2-0 loss against Urbana in the semifinals, the team this year still … Read More

Baseball Beats Urbana To Win Third Straight Title

by Dylan Sondike ‘24 Sherwood’s baseball season started and ended with victories over Urbana from Frederick County. The Warriors beat the Hawks 13-2 on March 21 but the second win by a score of 7-4 will be much more memorable for the players. That victory came on May 26 giving the Warriors their third consecutive 4A state championship. Senior Brian … Read More

Perspective: Sports Betting Scandals are Deservedly Ironic

by Noah Bair ‘24 Last month marked five years since the Supreme Court ruled that states had the power to allow legal sports gambling in their state. Now, half a decade later, 33 states allow legal sports betting on almost any sport imaginable. There are limits, however, to who can bet on certain sporting events to prevent bias or game … Read More