Intramural Fútbol Helps Break Down Barriers

by Leah Schroeder‘13 Five years ago, physical education  teacher Gene Orndorff created intramural soccer after a number of ESOL students expressed interest. The program initially attracted enough participants for four teams. Now, it has grown to eight teams with a total of 60 participants, half of which are ESOL students.         “We have 20 to 30 countries in the … Read More

Passionate Bonavia Takes the Helm as New Football Coach

by Jacob Bogage ‘12 Mike Bonavia walked into J153 and gazed out at 60 new faces in front of him. Wearing a grey t-shirt sporting the high school player development emblem, black shorts and tennis shoes, he placed his hands on his hips and smiled. The air conditioning had stalled inside Sherwood on a day when temperatures reached 94 degrees. … Read More

Local Teams Show Signs of Life

by Michael Natelli ‘14 Anyone who has been a D.C./Baltimore sports fan for the past decade knows that there has been little to cheer about, other than perhaps the 2000 Super Bowl Champion Baltimore Ravens. The Orioles haven’t had a winning season in 13 years, the Nationals have had only one non-losing season (81-81 in inaugural season, 2005), and the … Read More

Predicting the NBA Finals

by Robel Wondimu ’13 Miami Heat (2) vs. Dallas Mavericks (3) Déjà vu, anyone? This is the exact same championship game as in 2006, The Heat should again win the series, likely in a four-game sweep. The only major differences this year are that the Heat now have LeBron James and Chris Bosh, but not veteran big man Shaquille O’Neal. … Read More

Sherwood’s Run Ended on Suicide Mission

by Jacob Bogage ’12 Churchill Bulldogs 2-Sherwood Warriors 1 (9) 4A West Regional Semi-Finals It was, it seemed, the perfect day. Rain clouds that agitated the grounds at Bentley Memorial Field at Sherwood High School for three days prior had finally given way to a sunny sky. Many seniors visited their classes for the last time. The Sherwood Warriors (20-1) … Read More

Rain Sparks 2 Hour Delay, Warriors Still Come Out on Top

by Matt Diogo ’14 Sherwood Warriors 7- Wootton Patriots 4 4A West Regional Quarter-Finals Will Bouey started on the mound for the Warriors and coasted through 5 rainy innings allowing only one hit–his fifth one-hitter of the season. The Sherwood Warriors (20-0) defeated the Wootton Patriots Monday after a rain-struck game. The Warriors made quick work of the Patriots in the … Read More

The Guru Goes to the Next Round

by Michael Natelli ’14 See?  You can trust me! I haven’t steered you wrong as of yet. The Canucks are playing the Sharks and the Lightning are playing the Bruins, as it should be. Now let’s take a look at each of those matchups, and I’ll tell you who’s going to play for the Cup. Eastern Conference Finals: Bruins vs. … Read More

Predicting the NBA Conference Finals

  by Robel Wondimu ’13 The NBA Playoffs are coming to a close and now is the time for the remaining teams to get it together for one final grind to the championships. Eastern Conference Chicago Bulls (1) vs. Miami Heat (2) This is the series we have all anxiously been waiting for and it should not fail to deliver. … Read More

Baseball Completes Undefeated Regular Season

by Matt Diogo ’14 Well, the expected has happened. The Sherwood Warriors baseball team has completed an undefeated regular season and is heading into the playoffs ranked third in the state and 226 in the nation. The Warriors, led by senior firstbaseman Drew Knapp (.465 BA, 5 home runs, 22 RBIs) and senior pitchers Jamie Dejter, (0.99 ERA, 35.1 IP) and Will Bouey (0.61 ERA, 46 IP, 74 Ks), have gone 18-0 … Read More

Emerson, Welch Dominate Between the Pipes

by Jacob Bogage ‘12 Junior Connor Welch knows he is talented. Otherwise, there might be no other explanation for statistics that show he could be the best goalie in Montgomery County. Yet, the junior is modest. “I stay humble knowing that there are much better goalies than me out there,” he says. Then there’s senior KC Emerson, a five-star Johns … Read More