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Boys’ varsity basketball stifles Justin-Siena behind tenacious defensive performance

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Varsity basketball stifles Justin-Siena behind tenacious defensive performance   By: Josh Cohen and Adam Kreitzman   Long before tip-off, the stands filled on each and every side of the gymnasium as students poured in, some to watch basketball, some for the free t-shirt, and others to enjoy the social aspect of the oft-attended game night. […]

EXCITING BLOW - Sophomore Scott Meyers hits David Sommeville, during boxing night.

Make Redwood Great Again: Redwood’s little known boxing tradition

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Rule number one of Fight Club: don’t talk about Fight Club. Maybe that rule is why one of Redwood’s best-kept secrets hasn’t seen the light of day for decades. Redwood alumnus Chad Kreuter, class of ‘82,  had great success as a three-sport varsity athlete. However, his fondest memory from the gym wasn’t the many basketball […]

Coach Steve Campagno speaks to his players during a timeout.

Miles Squires’ big game not enough as Redwood falls flat against rival

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The final buzzer sounded, and with it, the hopes of an end-of-game comeback for the Redwood Giants were taken away. The boys’ varsity basketball team lost to the Marin Catholic Wildcats 67-61 in a disparaging effort on Tuesday, Jan 24. The Giants started slow, spotting the Wildcats an eight point lead at the end of […]

Putting their hands in, the girls' varsity basketball team starts the game off with a loud cheer.

Late game free throw ties up game, win proves elusive

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After trailing for the entire game, the Giants were brought within one point of their opponent by junior Zoe Stachowski. The score was 47-46 with a little more than a minute left in the final quarter. Stachowski stepped up to the line for a free throw after being fouled on her shot. Despite loud heckling […]

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Girls’ varsity soccer records first victory vs. Branson Bulls in two years

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  The girls’ varsity soccer team triumphed over the Branson Bulls 3-1 on a cold, sunny Saturday morning, handing the Giants their first victory over the Bulls in two years. Redwood started their season off 4-1-1 in the league, tieing Novato and losing to Tam. Otherwise, the Giants have dominated, with their strong offense consisting […]

Dribbling quickly around the perimeter of the three point line, Senior Chris Kress looks for the inside pass to break Drake's defense.

Reis’ high pressure free throws secure victory over Drake

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Senior Charlie Reis led the Giants to a narrow victory over Drake on Friday night, scoring 26 of Redwood’s 56 points. Reis dominated under the hoop, making many of his points off of rebounds and lay-ups. However, Redwood’s win came with a fair share of tension and excitement. With less than 20 seconds on the […]

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Victory results in an unprecedented 5-0 record for girls’ varsity basketball

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Seconds tick away on the clock. Little time is left in the second quarter, but the girls’ varsity basketball team shows no sign of deceleration. Senior Nicki Yang steals the ball from an opposing player and dribbles down the court on a fast break, finishing with a layup, and giving her team a 12-point halftime […]

Junior Matt Mulcahy warms up before the game

Redwood Giants declaw Ukiah Wildcats behind Kress’ 13 points

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The boys’ varsity basketball team had a strong outing today, beating the Ukiah Wildcats 60-37 in a blowout win. The Giants began the game slowly but were quickly able to regain their composure midway through the first quarter and had a strong lead going into the half.  Senior Chris Kress led the Giants with 13 […]

Sophomore Nathaniel Kuffner shields a defender as he controls the ball.

Boys’ Soccer outlasts Terra Linda on late score

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  Junior Alejandro DeLeon found himself with the ball at his feet and an empty net with the goalie out of position. The game was deadlocked at zero with under two minutes remaining. The junior midfielder controlled the ball, shot and scored, giving the Giants a much-needed victory over Terra Linda by a score of […]

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Strong bond helps girls’ basketball succeed

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Varsity Girls’ Basketball season preview With a senior-laden roster and strong off-court friendships, the girls’ varsity basketball team is taking a familial approach this season with hopes that its improved chemistry will lead to on-court success. “If you walked into the team room before one of our practices you might be a little overwhelmed with […]