Josh Cohen Editor

Josh Cohen is a senior at Redwood High School. He is a graduate of Neil Cummins and Hall Middle School. Cohen is extremely interested in covering sports news as well as playing sports. He loves baseball, as he is a three year varsity baseball player. Additionally, he also enjoys playing basketball and football with his two brothers. Two summers ago, Cohen interned for a nationally syndicated radio station in San Fransisco, Sports Byline. Last summer, Cohen interned for the Head of Marketing for URJ Camp Newman and developed a podcast.

Contact Josh Cohen: jcohen@redwoodbark.org.


Girls’ varsity soccer scavenges a win from the Pirates

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The girls’ varsity soccer team shut out the Drake Pirates on Tuesday, Dec. 5, winning by a final score of 5-0. Coming off a devastating 0-4 loss to Tamalpais (Tam) on Dec. 2, the Giants wanted to approach this game with a focused and intense mentality.   See Josh Cohen’s Recap Video:  

Giants conquer Gauchos, gain momentum into Tam game

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Giants conquer Gauchos, gain momentum into Tam game By Josh Cohen   The girls’ varsity soccer team shut out the Casa Grande Gauchos 3-0 with powerful offensive attack, authoritative possession and dominant defensive wall on Thursday, Nov. 30. After beating the Marin Academy Wildcats on Tuesday, Nov. 28, the Giants came into the match without […]

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Should Season 7 of House of Cards be cancelled from Netflix?

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Face-to-Face is a feature that allows two members of the Redwood Community to grill each other, argue, or simply converse about a relevant issue or event. We provide the topic, and they do the rest. This month’s participants are junior Jackson Bender and Social Studies teacher Mike Kelemen. They discuss their different views on Season […]

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Tam High School’s bathroom scratched by copycat threat

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On Tuesday, Nov. 7, at around 1:00 p.m., an anonymous shooting threat was made in the form of a written message in the upstairs girls’ bathroom of Tamalpais High School (Tam). According to Tam senior Jack Loder, the picture read, “I’m going to kill everyone in this f***ing school tomorrow. I’m f***ing done with everything.” […]

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Varsity volleyball’s tenacious offensive digs up a win vs. Bulldogs

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After losing to the Branson Bulls the night before, the girls’ varsity volleyball swept the San Rafael Bulldogs in three sets to none on Thursday, Oct. 19, advancing their record to 8-4 in MCALs. The Giants had easily beaten the Bulldogs earlier in the season, so their focus going into their game was to minimize […]

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Raging wildfires force cancellation of sports and school

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Wildfires continue to scorch Northern California’s wine country regions, quickly becoming the deadliest fire in California’s history with a confirmed death toll of 35 and over 600 people still missing, according to the San Francisco (SF) Chronicle. The forceful velocity of these fires has rained ash and poured smoke over the Bay Area, resulting in […]

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Giants fault to Matadors, look to serve again vs. Bulls on Tuesday

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In the 2016 season, the girls’ varsity tennis team finished second in the MCAL race behind their fierce competitors, the Branson Bulls. Going into this season, coach Marlies Zeisler believes that the team can not only get back to where it was last year, but also come out on top by solidifying the Giants’ doubles […]

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Slam poetry team’s seven year tradition gets slammed

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For the past seven years, the slam poetry teams from Drake, Tam and Redwood have gathered in mid-May to perform and compete in the annual Tri-School Poetry Slam Competition. Due to complications with the Drake and Tam teams, the competition did not take place this year. According to coach Alex Franklin, the Tam coach contacted […]

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Kevin Laue shares life experience for Passion Week

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Kevin Laue, a one-handed former college basketball player, spoke as the Passion Week speaker on Thursday, March 9. Laue has been to 49 states, speaking not only of his journey as a one-handed college basketball player, but also of his success as a businessman traveling the world and inspiring audiences. “Disabilities don’t actually exist,” Laue […]

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Redwood earns critical victory over Branson through explosive third quarter

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Redwood earns critical victory over Branson through explosive third quarter By: Josh Cohen and Adam Kreitzman   Entering the matchup, the Redwood Giants and Branson Bulls found themselves at 8-3 in conference play, making the game vital for the MCAL race with just three games left to play. The first half had the makings of […]