Warriors Look For a Turnaround win

by Andrew Wasik ’13 The Warriors are looking out of synch at this early point in the season. After starting the season 2-0, the Warriors have dropped the last 3 games. They lost 61-58 to Watkins Mill on December 11 on a layup at the buzzer. They then dropped the next game 80-75 in overtime to a tough Clarksburg team … Read More

Girls’ Varsity Grabs First Win

by Hunter Moore ’15 The Lady Warriors finally got their first win, bringing their record to 1-4. Coach Kenneth Prather had predicted that by their fifth game the girls would start winning and no better time to start than against against cross-town rival Magruder in a 52-30 victory. “It took us a while, but I’m glad the win finally came. … Read More

Warriors Demonstrate Speed Early In Season

by Kyle Melnick ’14 The Warriors started the indoor season competing at MCPS Meet #1. The Lady Warriors jumped out to an impressive start. Sophomore Lauren Woods led the girls’ team, placing second in both the 55m and 300m dash. Freshman Amanda Hayes-Puttfarcken proved her young talent by finishing fourth place in the 1600m. On the boys’ team, seniors Andrew … Read More

Warriors Off to a Good Start

by Brendan Cudd ’14 The Warrior wrestling team has a record of 3-3 there are still many matches left in the season. The Warriors crushed Watkins Mill by a score of 64-15, Blake with a score of 54-19 and defeated Rockville 63-15. All of their three losses were against Poolesville, Walter Johnson, and Magruder High School by 9 points or … Read More

Warriors Swim to First Place

by Tom Lee ’14 Saturday, December 15, was an exciting day for both the boys’ and girls’ swim team. Facing Damascus, the boys won 102-69 and the girls 113-58. Sophomore Austin Kong championed the 200-yard freestyle and freshman Morgan Hill swept away the competition in the 500-yard freestyle. Both teams rallied around both their first place 400-yard freestyle relays which … Read More

Basketball Reloads with Transfers

by Andrew Wasik ’13 The transfers are the talk of the season for varsity boys’ basketball. What better way to fill the gap of losing three starters from last season than to add three from other schools. Seniors Alec Wheeler and Daryl Brown, and junior Ellis Dozier are all eager to play basketball for the defending regional champion Sherwood Warriors. … Read More

Young Team with New Coach and Style

by Hunter Moore ’15 Former JV coach Kenny Prather has moved up to coach girls’ varsity basketball, replacing Sandi Williams after her 10-year tenure coaching the Lady Warriors. In addition to coaching JV, Prather coaches over 100 games a year with a variety of other teams in the off season. Prather has high hopes for the future of the program … Read More

Warriors Win Third Straight Title And 57th Straight Match

by Andrew Wasik ’13 The Lady Warriors defeated a tough Arundel team 3-0 thus completing a “three-peat” of state championships. Over the past three seasons the volleyball team has gone an incredible 57-0 under head coach Brian McCarty. Senior Alex Holston, who had a game-high 25 kills, has led the way the past three years and continued her strong leadership … Read More

Girls’ Swim Team Led by Division 1 Recruits

Swim Coach Brendan Lees called out the times of the final swim of the pre-season practice on Tuesday, December 4, and sent his swimmers to the locker-rooms huffing for air. After swimming some 5,000 yards, equivalent to 200 lengths of the pool, everyone still had a whole day of school left after the early morning practice that began at 5. … Read More

Enthusiasm for American Sports Not Up to Par

by Joey Lavoie ’14 When you think of the United States of America, many things come to mind, among them being our cities, trucks, hotdogs and most importantly, our sports. The United States is second to none when it comes to athletics and sports.  Since 1992, the United States has ended on top of the medal count every four years … Read More