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.

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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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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. […]


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 […]

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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 […]


Girls’ varsity tennis loses MCAL final to Branson

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Voices of: Coach Marlies Ziesler, senior Sophia Gazor, senior Natalie Epstein and senior Lindsay Thornton. Match Results Singles: #1: Lise Swain 6-4, 6-2 Win #2: Devon Cusack 6-0, 2-6, 6-0 Loss #3: Lindsay Thornton 6-2, 6-3 Win #4: Quinn Perozzi 7-5, 3-6, 6-3 Loss #5: Chloe Willson 6-1, 6-7, (6-8), 6-1 Win #6: Natalie Epstein 6-2, […]

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Week 4: Swain’s last season, girls’ tennis preserves undefeated record

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In her last season of competitive tennis, senior Lise Swain was not looking for a lot of drama or pressure, but mostly just to have fun with her supportive teammates. Swain said that she wants to go out with a bang and that there are no better people with whom to do it than her […]


Week 2: Girls’ tennis tops Braves and Wildcats in controlling defeats

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After a close win over the Branson Bulls the week before, the girls’ varsity tennis team continued their winning streak by defeating the Justin Siena Braves on Tuesday, Sept. 13, marking their second sweep of the season. Despite the easy win, the Giants didn’t know what to expect out of the Braves lineup when initially […]