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.


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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. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Girls’ volleyball looks to continue MCAL dominance amidst key departures

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Girls’ volleyball looks to continue MCAL dominance amidst key departures   After years of steamrolling lesser MCAL competition, the girls’ varsity volleyball team is hoping a 2016 squad touting a mixture of proven upperclassmen starters and competitive, hungry younger players will continue its dominance. This year, the team’s success will likely hinge on the play […]

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Girls’ tennis nets victory with sweep over Mustangs in opening match

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Walking into their first match, the girls’ varsity tennis team had no doubt they would come out on top. However, the win represented more than surpassing another team in the league; it proved that losing five seniors wouldn’t hinder their pursuit for the MCAL finals after losing last year to Tamalpais High School. The team kicked […]

Face-to-Face: Should teachers earn tenure as protection?

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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 senior Clare Broderson and long-time P.E. teacher Michael Dibley. They discuss their different views on teacher […]

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JV girls’ soccer shuts out Marin Catholic

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The JV girls’ soccer team overpowered Marin Catholic in a 3-0 victory on Saturday. Sophomore co-captain Annie Shelton was assisted by sophomores Elizabeth Ratcliffe and Carolyn French on an early goal, giving the Giants momentum that carried them throughout the remainder of the match. According to Ratcliffe, also a co-captain, the way Shelton and herself […]