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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 Morgan 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 […]

Izzy Corn and her friends enjoy going to Giants games on weekends during the season

San Francisco Giants fans are eager for a winning season

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The score is 5-2. It’s the top of the ninth inning and the San Francisco Giants are three outs away from forcing a game five and bringing the series back to Chicago. Four hits, one walk and four runs later, the Giants are eliminated from the playoffs and left thinking, “what if?” After winning three […]

Sophomore Genki LeClair and senior Michael Benz shag balls at a small workout on a Sunday afternoon.

LeClair is breath of fresh air for varsity baseball

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  Genki LeClair is definitely a name that sticks in your head when you first hear it, but that’s not the only thing leaving an impact. LeClair is playing in his first full season on the varsity baseball team, although he was called up as a freshman to pinch hit for the team in the […]

Baton in hand, Kohn sprints down the track to hand off to her teammate.

Freshman runner sprints into track season with new potential

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Hundreds of shoes pound the blistering red track as the echo of the start gun blasts in the distance. The runner’s muscles burn as one freshman athlete emerges from the pack and races toward the finish line as if her life depended on it. Odd glances and furrowed eyebrows from spectators are no surprise to […]

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Photo Gallery: Boys’ varsity baseball shuts out San Rafael

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On March 21, the Giants showed level-headed strength on their home field and beat the San Rafael Bulldogs 12 to nothing. Junior Oliver Pearson pitched an outstanding game. He currently has an Earned Run Average of 1.59, and is ranked third in MCAL for Batters Struck Out (26). Both Redwood and San Rafael had lost and won […]

Left to right, senior Ali Lee, junior Grace Marshall, senior Sabrina Nunez, junior Cami Klemme cheering on their teamates

After shaky start, memorial game ends in heartwarming victory

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On Thursday, community members gathered to watch the varsity softball team play Tam in its first home league game. The game was dedicated to Casassa, who coached the team for 27 seasons. “We are playing for [Casassa] today, but everyday we play for him,” said junior and starting pitcher Morgen Celis. “By playing on the field […]