Brendan Winters Former Staff

Brendan Winters, a Senior, is a reporter for the Redwood Bark. He enjoys playing basketball and volleyball. He also enjoys water sports such as boogie boarding and wakeboarding. Brendan loves listening to great stories and is a great dancer in theory.

Contact Brendan Winters:


The story behind the two wild ones in left field

by on

Seniors Cosmo Taylor and John Van Liere are two super fans that have brought a whole new level of wittiness and determination to the baseball bleachers. This dynamic duo operates off the field in the bleachers or on the hill in left field during home games, banging on instruments and heckling the opposing team’s players. […]

Senior Teddy Hayden rides the trail in style.

Honorable Mention Prep of the Year: Teddy Hayden

by on

Senior Teddy Hayden picked up mountain biking for fun in middle school, but it quickly became something much more than a hobby. Since he first started riding, he has become one of the best bikers, not only in the school, but in the nation. Hayden specializes in a specific type of mountain biking called enduro, […]

Senior Henry Zeisler finishes his swing after a base hit.

Foehr delivers in walkoff fashion on his birthday

by on

With the score locked at two with runners on second and third and two outs in the bottom of the seventh inning senior Trevor Foehr hit a ground ball up the middle to knock in the winning run and give Redwood the 3-2 victory over Monte Vista on Friday. Foehr’s teammates sprinted out of the […]

Predictions for Super Bowl LI

by and on

Bark’s Super Bowl Predictions Belichich and Brady have been here many times before Super Bowl LI will consist of Tom Brady, arguably the greatest quarterback in the history of professional football, and mastermind coach Bill Belichick facing off against a team with almost no Super Bowl experience, a mediocre defensive secondary and little other than […]

Boys’ soccer continues winning streak in season finale against Novato

by on

The boys’ varsity soccer team avoided a potential “trap game” against Novato on Thursday, getting out to an early lead and never looking back during their 4-1 victory. The Giants won convincingly behind an impenetrable defense and an offense that capitalized on scoring chances. Senior Dany Rodas got the team going with a shot that […]

Sophomore Nathaniel Kuffner shields a defender as he controls the ball.

Boys’ Soccer outlasts Terra Linda on late score

by on

Junior Alejandro DeLeon found himself with the ball at his feet and an empty net with the goalie out of position. The game was deadlocked at zero with under two minutes remaining. The junior midfielder controlled the ball, shot and scored, giving the Giants a much-needed victory over Terra Linda by a score of 1-0 […]

Kicking the ball, junior Lucas Quinto prepares for the season during try-outs.

Varsity boys’ soccer team looks for redemption after last season’s MCAL finals flub

by on

After a year characterized by flawless regular-season play and a late-season collapse, the boys’ varsity soccer team wants to get back on top at the reins of first-year head coach Dave Siracusa. After finishing with an overall record of 17-3-2 (12-1-1 in league) and losing to Terra Linda in the MCAL finals last year, the […]


Homecoming rally breaks new school records

by on

The homecoming rally on Thursday broke new records and brought the student body together in a celebratory hoorah of school spirit. The senior class earned a perfect score on its skit with 10s across the board, something that has never been seen in Redwood rally history according to PE teacher and rally host Mike Dibley. […]

Coach Rudy Kardos talks to his team during a timeout.

Pirates prevail in showdown between MCAL water polo unbeatens

by on

The stands were full and the atmosphere was alive for the most anticipated boys’ water polo match of the season between Drake and Redwood, which did everything but live up to the hype. With first place hanging in the balance, Drake took the lead from the start and never looked back on their way to […]

Senior Claire Jackson swings for another kill

Girls’ varsity volleyball beats San Marin in a clean sweep

by on

The Redwood girls’ volleyball team escaped a late scare but left no questions in the minds of fans that they were the superior team on Friday night after winning in a three-set sweep over San Marin. San Marin had two possible set winning points but couldn’t convert. Redwood served for match point (28-27), and San […]