Sports

Jensen pitches the ball.

Despite a late start Jensen thrives on the softball field

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Senior Catherine Jensen didn’t begin her softball career as a pitcher until her freshman year. Even with this late start, in November of 2017, Catherine’s talent and hard work secured her a spot on a Division I college softball team at the University of Dayton in Ohio. “I’d say my biggest strength is probably my […]

Running at the Nike Cross Nationals at the Glendoveer Golf Course in Portland, Oregon, Anderson finished a time of 15:07.6 and placed third in the country.

Liam Anderson named California’s 2018 Gatorade Cross Country Runner

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Junior Liam Anderson was named the Gatorade California Boys Cross Country Runner of the Year on Feb. 12 due to his outstanding accomplishments as a runner and academic achievements. The nominees were composed of students who were state winners in their respective division. According to Gatorade, students of each gender are selected from different sports […]

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Marin’s only JV softball team finds success around the Bay Area

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White dust lines the field and parents gather on the bleachers, signaling the start of a JV softball game. Players warm up by taking practice swings or catching fly balls, as both sides check out their opponents’ skills. But Redwood isn’t looking at Marin Catholic or Tam. Those schools don’t even have JV teams. In […]

Junior Lucy Robbins catches a pass from a teammate

Girls’ varsity lacrosse bounces back from loss to MC and defeats Menlo-Atherton

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Rebounding from a disappointing loss to Marin Catholic (MC) on Wednesday, the girls’ varsity lacrosse team finished strong against Menlo-Atherton High School (9-7) in an exciting game Friday evening. After a shaky start to the game, junior Amanda Morse and senior Caroline Watkins, the team captains, scored successive goals to bring the Giants within two […]

Freshman baseball head coach and history teacher Taber Watson.

History teacher fields foundation for baseball program

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In the hallway of a San Francisco apartment complex, a two-year-old boy grasps the handle of a plastic baseball bat while standing parallel to a rubber hitting tee. His eyes concentrate on the center of a white wiffle ball while the bat coils back with the torque of his hips, twisting in preparation to achieve […]

Sophomore David Tierney returns his opponents serve

Boys’ varsity tennis glides by Justin Siena as the Giants remain undefeated in MCAL.

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The boys’ varsity tennis team conquered another challenge on their way to the MCAL championship, as they swept Justin Siena on Tuesday, March 27. The Giants showed significant strength during the matches, claiming victory in all nine they played. The win puts Redwood at 5-0 in MCAL, as they are the formidable favorite to win […]

Freshman Samantha Glickman tries to prevent a Drake goal early in the second half

Girls’ JV lacrosse cruises past Drake after tough loss

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After a disappointing one-goal loss late Tuesday afternoon against Acalanes, the girls’ JV lacrosse team cruised to a 10-5 win over Drake on Wednesday evening to preserve their undefeated MCAL record. Freshman Graciana Ratto led the way with four goals, including three in a row to start the second half. Redwood jumped out to an […]

Redwood JV Baseball continues five game win streak with win over Tamalpais

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With clear skies overhead, the Redwood junior varsity baseball team secured a close win over Tamalpais High School (Tam) after taking an early 2-run lead on March 27. The Giants held their lead for the rest of the game and won 4-3. The Giants fired up the offense in the first inning, when junior first […]

Sophomore Evan Stephens launching the ball for a goal

Boys’ JV lacrosse brings home win over Marin Catholic

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Stormy clouds filled the sky over a damp turf field, however, this didn’t stop Redwood’s JV lacrosse team from securing a victory against rival Marin Catholic (MC) on March 21. Redwood’s JV lacrosse team took home the win 7-2. Despite a slow start for both the Giants and the Wildcats, Redwood sophomore George Christen scored […]

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Track and Field jumps into new season with pole vaulting program

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It’s finally that time of the year when the track and field team gears up hopeful for another strong season of competing in the same events that they have excelled in in the past. However, the team has added something new to the itinerary. The 2018 track and field team will face a significant shift […]