2011 MLB Playoffs Nearing End With Start of World Series

by Matt Diogo ’14 Well, it’s here; the end of the 2011 Major League Baseball (MLB) season. Throughout the year, there have been ups and downs for almost every team. But today, we’re focusing on the playoffs. Starting with the September collapse of the Boston Red Sox and the Atlanta Braves, this year’s playoffs were already dubbed as eventful. Squeaking … Read More

Maryland’s Dazzling New Uniforms

by Austin Tucker ’14 On August 22, 2011, the University of Maryland’s football team released their new look. Players such as quarterback Danny O’Brien displayed their four new jersey options, four new pant options and their two new helmet options. Under Armour, whose founder is a University of Maryland alum, is providing Maryland with their new uniforms as a gift … Read More

Warriors Look To Take Fifth Straight Against Dominant Paint Branch

by Michael Natelli ’14 After a big homecoming win against Springbrook (4-3), Sherwood (5-2) looks to get its fifth straight win tonight against powerhouse Paint Branch (6-1). Coach Mike Bonavia described the game as “like a State Championship [to the Warriors],” which is essentially the case. Many teams with strong records still remain in the conference, so getting a win … Read More

How ‘Bout Them Lions?

by Steffi Carrera ’14 Football fans are well aware of the losing streak the Detroit Lions had two years ago. For nineteen straight games, Detroit fans were left disappointed and hungry for a win. The Lions snapped their losing streak by beating the Washington Redskins, a local favorite, 19-14 on September 27, 2009. This marked the turning point for a … Read More

Strong Two-Week Push Puts Warriors in Better Spot

by Michael Natelli ’14 After an absolute blowout of Blair in Week 4, the Warriors pulled out an unlikely upset of Damascus (3-1) last week by a score of 14-3. The game was highlighted by unexpected plays; namely Jordan Larsen’s tipped-pass receiving touchdown. Despite several drives where Damascus got inside the 20-yard line, Sherwood made clutch stops, holding Damascus to … Read More

Warriors Look to Knock Off Rival Hornets

The Warrior’s Football Insider previews Montgomery County’s premier match up as Sherwood attempts to spoil the Hornets’ homecoming game. by Michael Natelli ‘14 Before last week, one reasonably could predict Damascus to dominate Sherwood tonight in a blowout. Damascus, Sherwood’s opponent tonight, had taken the 3A Conference by storm through three games, posting a perfect record while allowing a combined … Read More

Girls’ Volleyball Seeks Back-to-Back Titles

by Arjun Singh ‘12 The girls’ volleyball team comes into the season with confidence, enthusiasm and high expectations. They ended last year’s undefeated season by winning the Maryland 4A State Championship and look to continue their success this season. The Lady Warriors are ranked 2nd All-Met and are the top ranked team in the Maryland 4A Division and the consensus … Read More

Freshmen Twins Shake Up Girls’ Varsity Soccer

by Jessica Carrera ‘13 When passing by freshmen Tiffany and Lauren Woods in the hallway, one could easily get them confused. This is not the case, however, after attending one of the varsity girls’ soccer games. Besides their difference in hairstyles (Tiffany wears hers down while Lauren’s is up in a ponytail) and the different numbers on their jerseys, their … Read More

Dear NBA: You’re Already Rich. Stop Complaining

 by Andrew Wasik ‘13 With 15.1 percent of the United States population living in poverty and the average Maryland teacher making around $54,300, why are NBA players and owners arguing over the lockout? With the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) expired, the players and owners of the NBA are now fighting over what to do with $170 million dollars that goes … Read More

Traditionalists Face New Age of Turf

by Ryan Coulter ‘12 With dismal weather affecting the region over the past couple of months, the debate over how to schedule high school sporting events became a prominent concern for local athletic directors. While many MCPS high school athletes, including Sherwood’s, are benched when heavy rain turns fields to mud pits, three teams around the county have absolutely no … Read More