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Giants conquer Gauchos, gain momentum into Tam game

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Giants conquer Gauchos, gain momentum into Tam game By Josh Cohen   The girls’ varsity soccer team shut out the Casa Grande Gauchos 3-0 with powerful offensive attack, authoritative possession and dominant defensive wall on Thursday, Nov. 30. After beating the Marin Academy Wildcats on Tuesday, Nov. 28, the Giants came into the match without […]

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2017 Fall Sport Overall Records

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As Redwood’s fall sports come to an end, the majority of the teams finished with positive records. This sets momentum as winter sports gear up and for the future spring season.

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Girls’ varsity soccer opens with a five-to-one victory over MA

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On Tuesday afternoon, girls’ varsity soccer took to the field for their first game of the season against Marin Academy (MA). Redwood came out with a rocky start in the first 15 minutes, as MA supplied plenty of offensive pressure. However, after a diving save from junior goalie Sam Ferguson, the girls rallied. Sophomore Grace […]

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Unified basketball team strives to accomplish an unbreakable team dynamic in their pre-season

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For the second year in a row, the Special Olympic Club’s coed Unified basketball team will return to the court in hopes of developing stronger team chemistry while also improving basketball skills. This program gives students who normally would not be able to participate in regular season sports the chance to be a part of […]

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Dynamic Duo: senior captains dominate in the pool

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Senior hole defender Ashley Lamar bursts up out of the water to block her opponent’s shot. Afterward, she instinctively launches the ball to senior hole set Caitlin Donnelly. The ball splashes in front of Donnelly’s fingers, before she shoots the ball straight into the back of the net. This has become the routine for Lamar […]

Passing to his teammate, teacher Joe Stewart has been playing ultimate frisbee for 25 years.

Stewart goes farm to field in ultimate frisbee

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Sustainable Agriculture and AP Environmental Science teacher Joe Stewart spends most of his school day helping students understand concepts of ecological farming on the “SustAg” farm or in the classroom. But after school, he partakes in a different activity, one involving just a disk and a patch of grass. On Wednesday evenings and Sunday mornings, […]

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Redwood Varsity Football, What the Future Holds

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The Redwood varsity football team finished this season with a record of 3-7, while also losing their sole playoff game on Nov. 11 by a score of 0-42 against Granada High School. With the varsity team finishing last years’ 2016-2017 season with a record of 9-3, as well as making it to the second round […]

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To tweet or not to tweet: why sports teams cannot ban social media

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What is free speech? In a literal sense, it can be defined as the right to express any opinion without censorship or restraint. In our constitution, it is established that “Congress shall make no law prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the […]

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Sailing remains one of Redwoods Best Kept Secrets

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  A briny spray is ejected into the air as the powerful waters of the Raccoon Straight slam into the fiberglass hull of a small, two-man sailboat known as a Flying Junior (FJ). The boat maintains its balance for another ten seconds, but soon enough, a gust of wind along with a simple error overturns […]

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Sports Spotlight: Gillian Wagner brings much more than championships to the cross country team

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Believe it or not, senior cross country captain Gillian Wagner wasn’t always a runner. In fact, it wasn’t until freshman year that Wagner began consistently running cross country. After some early accomplishments, caring teammates and a supportive coach, Wagner knew that cross country would stick with her. “Having success early on definitely helped me realize […]