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Tam Red-Tailed Hawks soar past Redwood Giants to win second straight championship

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The final buzzer sounded, and Tam students started pouring onto the court excitedly to join their team in a mosh pit at center court. They had just won their second consecutive MCAL championship. After Tam’s thrilling 39-36 victory on Saturday, Redwood’s reaction was much more solemn as their outstanding season came to a disappointing end. […]

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Freshman races past competition to bring on ‘The Heat’

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Most people don’t get behind the wheel until they are 16. But for freshman Heather “The Heat” Hadley, that was not the case. When Heather was nine years old, she raced in a go-kart for the first time, not knowing just how far it would take her. It all started when a friend of Heather’s […]

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Redwood loses final MCAL game to Branson in nailbiter

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Redwood’s senior-heavy boys’ varsity basketball team was eliminated from the MCAL playoffs by Branson Tuesday, Feb. 14. After being substantially down for most of the game Redwood surged back to tie the game in the fourth quarter, but could not attain a lead. The last few minutes involved numerous fouls from both sides, which disrupted […]

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Family business: Junior follows brother’s footsteps toward greatness

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The name Dow has become a staple in the Redwood wrestling world over the past few years. Perhaps this is due to the success of junior Spencer Dow, or maybe it is because of the success of Spencer’s older brother, Riley, who placed second in NCS as a senior last year and continued on to […]

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Tahoe time: Skiers stoked about record-setting snowfall

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Recent extreme weather has brought Redwood skiers out of their drought depression and back onto the slopes of Tahoe. The ski hype has been difficult to sustain due to poor precipitation levels over the past two years, but some students never gave up their love for the mountain. This year’s incredible snowfall has rewarded them […]

Sprinting down the field, junior Hannah Halford attempts a shot on goal.

Girls’ varsity soccer falls to Novato 2-1

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On Wednesday afternoon, the varsity girls experienced one of their last soccer games of the season against Novato High School. Novato just barely slipped a win with a score of 2-1. While both Redwood and Novato made it on the scoreboard in the first half, Novato scored again with seven minutes remaining in the half, […]

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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 […]

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Girls’ basketball overpowers Branson with an impressive 66-23 victory

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Despite a slow start against a lackluster opponent, the girls’ varsity basketball team regained their composure and trounced Branson by a score of 63-23 on Saturday. Saturday night’s win put the Giants in a tie for third in MCAL behind Tam and San Marin. Despite such a dominant victory, the girls still need to play […]

Predictions for Super Bowl LI

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Bark’s Super Bowl Predictions Belichich and Brady have been here many times before   Super Bowl LI will consist of Tom Brady, arguably the greatest quarterback in the history of professional football, and mastermind coach Bill Belichick facing off against a team with almost no Super Bowl experience, a mediocre defensive secondary and little other […]

Boys’ soccer continues winning streak in season finale against Novato

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The boys’ varsity soccer team avoided a potential “trap game” against Novato on Thursday, getting out to an early lead and never looking back during their 4-1 victory. The Giants won convincingly behind an impenetrable defense and an offense that capitalized on scoring chances. Senior Dany Rodas got the team going with a shot that […]