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Honorable Mention Prep of the Year: Alex Wilson

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Five foot tall, nine-year-old Alex Wilson was decked out head to toe in pads, a helmet and his oversized navy jersey, towering over his friends in the huddle. Little did he know that nine years later and a whopping 1½ feet taller, he would lead the MCAL in touchdowns, yards and receptions for wide receivers. […]

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Quad squad: boys’ swim captures fourth straight title, girls fall just short

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The boys’ varsity swim team capped off another successful season by winning their fourth straight MCAL championship by nearly 80 points, as well as placing third overall at the North Coast Sectional meet. Despite their loss to Drake in the regular season, the Giants were the heavy favorites coming into the MCAL finals meet based […]

Senior Zach Babikian peers over the net during the team's playoff matchup against Branson.

Boys’ tennis team wraps up third consecutive MCAL title

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The boys’ tennis team’s historic dominance of the MCAL realm has come to a peak once again over the last three years. On April 28, the team captured the MCAL playoff championship with a 7-2 win over Tamalpais. Despite winning the playoff title the past two years, this was the first year that the boys’ […]

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Varsity baseball takes rough defeat over rival Marin Catholic

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After routing Justin Siena in a 17-0 game on Thursday, the varsity baseball team took a 8-3 loss to one of their biggest rivals, Marin Catholic, on Friday. This has been Redwood’s first loss against Marin Catholic in two years. Marin Catholic came out strong with one run in the first inning and five more […]

High fiving after the game, the Giants and Analy acknowledged the good game they just played.

Giants’ JV softball team takes loss with stride

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The junior varsity girls’ softball team played a tough game against the Analy Tigers, taking a hard 10-0 loss in the Thursday afternoon sun. This was the Giants’ second consecutive loss against Analy. The game started off slow, without any runs by either team. It was in the top of the second inning when the […]

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Girls’ softball endures their first loss of the season against San Marin

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After a closely contested game, the girls’ varsity softball team was defeated 2-0 on Thursday in a game against San Marin. Due to this upset, Redwood is now seated in second place (9-1) behind San Marin in MCAL. With an encouraging start, junior Morgen Baker-Celis threw solid pitches that gave San Marin a tough time […]

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The new struggle of being a Warriors fan

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In the 2016 off-season the Warriors signed mega-star Kevin Durant, adding to an already elite roster. This resulted in backlash from NBA fans, who considered Durant’s move selfish and unloyal to his former team, The Oklahoma City Thunder, where he spent his entire career. This sparked an unprecedented increase in dislike towards Warrior fans, which […]

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Low attendance doesn’t deter team’s demeanor

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Softball isn’t Redwood’s mainstream sport. For basketball’s Leadership-sponsored game nights, the stands are heavily occupied by Redwood students. According to the varsity softball team’s senior captain and a four-year varsity softball player, Sabrina Nunez, this doesn’t seem the case for Redwood softball games.  However, the program’s underrepresentation in the Redwood community isn’t something that will […]

Following through on a pitch, Zach Cohen makes an apperance his senior year.

Former Redwood baseball stars continue success at collegiate level

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Baseball is America’s pastime. As winter turns to spring, young boys and girls dust off their cleats and get ready for another Little League season. At the high school level, the season has already begun. Although Redwood has enjoyed some early success, beating Justin-Siena 4-0 on the 31st, they lack multiple key seniors that graduated […]

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Varying athletic backgrounds set the tone for success

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Unlike other varsity teams at Redwood where most players have been involved in the sport their entire lives and also play for a club team, the boys volleyball team consists of players from different athletic backgrounds.  According to the most recent Bark survey, 23 percent of students self-reported playing a club sport in addition to […]