Winter Sports Beat 1/30 – 2/3

Swim and Dive, Wrestling Swim and Dive by Jenni Kenel ’14 The swim and dive team has now competed in four meets against Poolesville, Quince Orchard, Richard Montgomery and Blake  The girls have won all of their meets and the boys won theirs against Blake. “The goal of our girls team is to win the division two championship. Hopefully, this … Read More

Winter Sports Beats #4

Swim and Dive, Wrestling Swim and Dive by Jenni Kennel ’14 The swim and dive team has now competed in three meets. The girls have won all of their meets and the boys have yet to win a meet. Coach Brendan Lees stated “The goal of our girl’s team is to win the division two championships. Hopefully, this means that … Read More

Winter Sports Beats #3

Sports Beats Girl’s Basketball, Boy’s Basketball, Wrestling Girl’s Basketball Austin Tucker ’14 After winning five of six games, the girls’ basketball has lost two straight games. After last week’s 56-44 loss at Paint Branch, the girls got another loss on Friday in a 62-47 game at home against Blair. In Friday’s loss, senior Alia Smith led the team in points … Read More

Youngest Crew to Sail Rolex Yacht Race

by Michael Wagner ’12 While the majority of us were going about our winter break in the usual, festive manner, one Australian teenager was hard at work studying weather maps in order to prepare for her long journey. Jessica Watson, 18, is famous for having circumnavigated the globe by herself when she was 16 and now she is competing in … Read More

Winter Sports Beats #2

Sports Beats Girl’s Basketball, Boy’s Basketball Girl’s Basketball Austin Tucker ’14 After a poor start to the season, the girls’ basketball team has won 5 of their last 7 games to reach a 6-4 record including a win against rival Magruder. Seniors Katie Ruth and Alia Smith lead the team in scoring, Ruth with 135 points and Smith with 118 … Read More

Winter Sports Beats #1

Girl’s Basketball, Boy’s Basketball Girl’s Basketball by Austin Tucker ’14 After opening the season with two losses, the girl’s basketball team has won three straight games including a 45-33 win over rival, Magruder. Seniors Alia Smith and Katie Ruth have played big roles in the team’s recent success. Smith had 29 points and 9 rebounds in the team’s 64-61 overtime … Read More

For The Love of Basketball or Money?

by Brett Melnick ’12 As the NBA season is right around the corner, teams are working hard to acquire players they feel will make strong contributions to their organizations. A handful of player transactions occur over the course of a season, and very few are overturned for any reason besides the failing of a fitness test. Recently however, NBA Commissioner, … Read More

The NBA Returns

by Andrew Wasik ’13 Upon checking Sports Center one day I found myself physically jumping for joy, I found out that it was over. The NBA lockout was over after one hundred and forty nine days. To my pleasant surprise I found that there would be a shortened sixty-six game season beginning on Christmas day. After canceling the entire preseason … Read More

Warriors Down Screamin’ Eagles in Opener

multimedia by Jacob Bogage ’12 Sherwood Warriors 81- Seneca Valley Screamin’ Eagles 62 Led by seniors Charlie Rogers and Scott Bolen, the Sherwood Warriors (1-0) whizzed passed the Seneca Valley Screamin’ Eagles (0-1) en route to a 19-point opening night win. Rogers led all scorers with 32 points and Bolen, nipping at his heels with 31. Jerry McFadden led the way … Read More

The Cost of Sherwood Sports

Sports Funding Proves to be Hot Button Issue by Jacob Bogage ’12 27 sports, 1 team. That used to be the mantra of University of Maryland (UMD) athletics. But after Athletic Director Kevin Anderson cut two sports in the last two years and University President Wallace Loh pledged to cut eight more on November 21 to counter a $4.7 million … Read More