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Sports Spotlight: Ella Spaethling

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Walking inside after a long day of school, senior Ella Spaethling, unlike her fellow classmates, is just beginning to start her day. She packs her dinner, changes into her volleyball gear and drives an hour and a half to the South Bay. After practicing for two and a half hours, she drives home. At about […]

Brooke Leslie and Lucy Walsh, jumping to deflect the ball.

Girls’ varsity volleyball remains undefeated following a close game against Drake

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Spirits were high as the Redwood girls’ varsity volleyball team won a neck in neck match against the Drake High School Pirates on Wednesday, Sept. 5, continuing their six game winning streak and remaining undefeated. Throughout the six games played so far for this season, the team has skillfully averaged 2.8 aces, 10.6 kills and […]

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Varsity field hockey shuts down Marin Catholic to open league play

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Despite starting the season off with a loss to Saint Ignatius (SI) last Thursday, Redwood’s girls’ varsity field hockey team bounced back and defeated rival Marin Catholic (MC) 3-0 on Sept. 4th. From the get-go, Redwood’s offense dominated MC by staying aggressive and keeping the ball for long possessions. After just a few minutes it […]

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Girls’ varsity volleyball buries Piedmont with three-set victory

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Building off of their 5-0 winning streak, Redwood girls’ varsity volleyball started out strong in the first set of their game on Sept. 4 with a 9-1 lead against Piedmont High School. With hard hits from both senior right side Ella Spaethling and sophomore outside hitter Ella Green, the Giants pushed their lead for the […]

Junior Jordan Perry serves the ball to Tam.

Girls’ varsity volleyball serves Tam to keep winning streak

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After a win against long-time rival Branson (1-1) last Friday, Aug. 24, the undefeated girls’ varsity volleyball team (3-0) swept Tamalpais (1-2) in three sets on Wednesday, Aug. 29. Redwood is currently tied with Marin Catholic and Drake for the top seed in MCALS. Starting off strong in the first set, Redwood took an early […]

Junior Lucy Walsh sets up  teammate Elsa Kemp for a spike.

Girls’ varsity volleyball secures second win of season over rival Branson

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After winning their first MCAL game against San Marin on Wednesday, the varsity girls volleyball team defeated Branson four sets to one for their second win of the season on Friday, Aug. 24. Branson, who finished 2nd place in MCALS last season with a record of 10-2, didn’t allow an easy victory for the Giants. […]

Mitchell Zucker spiking the ball.

Rebuilding with determination; volleyball players persevere for a prosperous season

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Despite losing six seniors last year and two this year, the Redwood varsity boys’ volleyball team made it to the 2018 Marin County Athletic League (MCAL) semifinals.  After a physically and mentally straining match against Drake High School, they were eliminated, causing their season to end earlier than expected. Seniors Jacob Zimmerman and Jason Silberman […]

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Girls’ lacrosse ‘LAX’ similarities compared to boys’ style of play

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It’s 3:30 p.m. after school, and the lacrosse players head out to the field to warm up for their game. But this isn’t just any match-up: it’s the annual girls vs. guys Redwood lacrosse showdown. Nearly every year, the two varsity teams square up for the Switch Sticks game, where the players use the equipment […]

Dribbling past her opponent, Stachowski defensive skills attribute immensely to the varsity team.

Honorable Mention: Zoe Stachowski

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Three, two, one: the buzzer counts down seconds before the girls’ varsity basketball team sweeps the win against Marin Catholic in the MCAL championship game. When the buzzer hits zero, MVP senior Zoe Stachowski runs to her teammates as the team celebrates their monumental win, a victory that wouldn’t have been possible without Stachowski’s contributions. […]