Coed Volleyball Strives to Build on Girls’ Title

by Alyx Henry ‘11 The coed volleyball team has an indisputable record of success, having played for a County Championship each of the last 10 years and winning eight out of those times. This season should be no exception with many of the Maryland 4A girls’ volleyball State Champions on the team. Not all of the girls on the fall … Read More

EXCLUSIVE: Bonavia Named as Next Football Coach

by Jacob Bogage ’12   The Sherwood Warriors have found their new football coach. Mike Bonavia accepted the job earlier Wednesday, ending weeks of speculation at the Sandy Spring school on who would be named the perennial powerhouse’s newest coach. Bonavia will leave Einstein High School where he served as head coach for five years and before that, at Richard … Read More

After Early Season Forfeits, Boys’ Basketball Bounces Back

The boys’ basketball team knows firsthand how important it is to be successful over a long season with highs and lows. The team took a hard blow earlier in the season when they had to forfeit their first five games due to an ineligible player. Suddenly the team saw its 7-0 record turn into a 2-5 mark. Reeling from the misfortune the team lost its next four games to Springbrook, Magruder, Paint Branch and Gaithersburg. At 3-10 the season could have been lost.

Four Warriors Go Division-I

Seniors Jamal Merritt, A.J. Pignone, Alex Cole and Tyler Rudy signed letters of intent on Wednesday morning to play Division-I sports in college. Merritt, Pignone and Cole will play football and Rudy will play soccer at the highest level of college sports.

Have Common Sense, Not Censorship

By Brad Matthews ’11 As I read Yahoo! News on Tuesday -as I manage to do almost every day-, I found something that shocked and disturbed me, amidst the football, the dead birds, the celebrities and the useless crap that normally pollute the Yahoo! News pages. Apparently, NewSouth Books is releasing a censored version of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, … Read More


If you watch football, I am sure you are used to seeing a running back be smacked by a linebacker in the backfield. Many people find exhilaration from the sight of helmets flying up into the air and rolling across the field after such a hit. In reality, this is a major problem because concussions are a common result of such actions.