Josh Cohen Former Staff

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.


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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 a […]

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Boys’ varsity basketball stifles Justin-Siena behind tenacious defensive performance

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Varsity basketball stifles Justin-Siena behind tenacious defensive performance By: Josh Cohen and Adam Kreitzman Long before tip-off, the stands filled on each and every side of the gymnasium as students poured in, some to watch basketball, some for the free t-shirt, and others to enjoy the social aspect of the oft-attended game night. As a […]

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Girls’ varsity soccer records first victory vs. Branson Bulls in two years

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The girls’ varsity soccer team triumphed over the Branson Bulls 3-1 on a cold, sunny Saturday morning, handing the Giants their first victory over the Bulls in two years. Redwood started their season off 4-1-1 in the league, tieing Novato and losing to Tam. Otherwise, the Giants have dominated, with their strong offense consisting of […]

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Anti-Semitism: It still exists and it’s time we address it

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It all started with the phone call. “Josh, did you hear what happened?” my little brother Ben, an eighth grader, asked in a trembling voice. An anonymous kid had drawn a swastika on a piece of paper and put it into Ben’s backpack earlier that week. He opened that binder and found the drawing in […]