College Hoops Preseason Power Rankings

by Ryan Duvall ‘21 College Basketball is finally here. From the months of November to March, colleges across the country fight for the right to be one of the 64 teams in amatuer basketball’s most prestigious event, March Madness. Entering the season, there are many teams who can win the big dance, but there are only a small numbers that … Read More

Boys and Girls Cross Country Qualify for States

by Tommy Johnson ’19  On Friday, November 2, both the boys and girls cross country teams competed at the 4A North Regional meet in Hunt Valley, Maryland. This meet put the strongest teams of the region against one another in order to determine who should be allowed to continue to compete in the upcoming state meet.  There was some doubt … Read More

The Warriors Prepare for their Biggest Game

by Jackson Hongtong ’21 The Sherwood Warriors will face the Paint Branch Panthers in the first round of the playoffs on November 9 at 7 p.m. The Warriors entered the playoffs by finishing the end of the season strong with two straight wins against Springbrook and Whitman. Their 7-3 regular season record, coupled with Richard Montgomery beating Blair, allowed them … Read More

The Ripple Effect: #1 Alabama vs #3 LSU

by Aaron Jaffe ’21  It’s that time of year once again. Halloween is over, the World series has come to an end, the NBA and NHL seasons are too early for anyone to care about the, and the NFL is in the middle of its season when games don’t have too much importance. The focus of fans should now be … Read More

Runners Make Their Mark This Season

by Brenna Henderson ’21 Freshman Katie Kaneko and junior Sean Enright ( have shown their talent throughout the season. Freshman Katie Kaneko is just beginning her athletic career at Sherwood while junior Sean Enright is a seasoned Warrior, but they are both top runners for the cross country team this year. Enright’s dedicated training and constant running has resulted in … Read More

Counties Is a Big Success for Sherwood Cross Country

by Noah Corman ‘19  The Sherwood boys and girls cross country teams competed at the Montgomery County Championships in muddy course conditions at Gaithersburg High School. In spite of the inclement weather, the meet took place as scheduled on Saturday, October 27. The city of Gaithersburg almost canceled the entire meet due to mud and rain, but a compromise dictated … Read More

Practice Makes Perfect for Poms

by Bristol Tran ‘20 Sherwood is known for its phenomenal sports performance. Among the hard-working students who are on a sports team are the Sherwood  poms. The poms participate in competitions that run through February. Members of the poms team are quick to point out that poms is an actual sport. “We are all athletes, and poms takes a lot … Read More

Boys’ Varsity Soccer Needs To Raise Game for Playoff Run

by Jimmy Yates ‘21 Sherwood boys’ soccer had one of its most successful seasons last year when the team reached the 4A state semi-finals where they lost to BCC 1-0. Due to the loss of last year’s senior standouts Ronald Little and Alhaji Turay, who are both currently playing Division I soccer, the 7-5 Warriors this season have a mixed … Read More

Girls’ Volleyball Digs Pink for Cancer Research

by Anjali Verma ‘20  The girls warriors volleyball team will host Dig Pink, a charity event to raise money for The Side Out Foundation to support breast cancer research. This annual event will be held on October 11 at 5:30 p.m. for JV and 6:30 p.m. for varsity. Sherwood will be playing the Blair Blazers. The cost of entry is … Read More

Volleyball Toughens Up

Adam Pfeiffer ‘20 At Sherwood, the girls’ volleyball team has a tradition of winning. State titles in 2006, 2010, 2011, and 2012. A 2016 state runner-up finish, and a state semi-finalist finish last year. Naturally, more success means higher expectations from the community and the players themselves, but new Coach Sydney West remains unfazed by the pressure. “I haven’t felt … Read More