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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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 […]

Freshman Erica Nunez strikes the ball after dribbling through the MC defense.

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 […]

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Varsity girls’ volleyball claims MCAL title, remains undefeated

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After a back and forth battle, girls’ varsity volleyball prevailed over a scrappy Marin Catholic team in the MCAL championship game on Saturday night in a packed College of Marin gym. The Giants defeated Marin Catholic to earn their first MCAL title in four years. They won three out of the five sets in their […]

Sophomore Jacqueline Massey-Blake returns a serve with a powerful forehand.

Girls’ varsity tennis overcomes rivalry match with comfortable victory

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Girls’ varsity tennis defeated Tam by a score of 8-1 on Tuesday afternoon. The rivalry match took place at Tam, where the Giants showcased their superior talent with a commanding performance. Redwood was able to win all singles games, most by large margins. Dominant games came from Redwood’s top players, Lauren Wolfe and Abby Mullins. […]

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Camaraderie remains between homecoming nominees post crowning

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The runner-up candidates for the homecoming king and queen nomination left the varsity football game at halftime on Saturday with smiles and laughs. The homecoming princes and princesses were nominated by the senior class based off of their hard work and commitment to bettering the Redwood community. The king and queen were then voted upon by […]

Captain Raya Corren and freshman Mathilde Caindec look to receive a serve

JV girls volleyball stays undefeated through first rivalry game

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The JV girls’ volleyball team had spurts of energy and timely teamwork in their win against Marin Catholic on Friday night, staying undefeated with a 2-0 record. The Giants pulled off a nail-biter 2 sets to 1, winning the last set 17-15. Having been on this particular team for her second year, sophomore Alex Lefebure […]