Sports

Fred Huxham, junior, (front left) and freshman Andy Ehrenberg (back left), pictured here in a regular season race, were the only two members of the Redwood boys' team to qualify for the state meet

Cross Country succeeds in statewide invitational

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At around 3:30 a.m. last Saturday morning, eight cross country runners pulled into the Redwood parking lot, marking the end of a two day trip comprised of over fourteen hours of driving.  The purpose of this trip?  To compete in a race that most finished in under twenty minutes. This past Saturday, the girls’ varsity […]

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Gallery: Varsity soccer clinches first round playoff bye

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The varsity boys’ soccer team clinched a first round bye in the MCAL playoffs with a big win 4-0 over Justin-Siena. Sasha Boussina led the Giants with three goals as Redwood dominated on their way to a convincing victory that locked up a second place finish in the MCAL standings. Tam sits in first place […]

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Girls’ volleyball cruises to victory against Drake

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The varsity girls’ volleyball team easily beat Drake at the Redwood gym on Wednesday night. The girls were victorious in the first three games, dominating the match and never allowing Drake to make it competitive. In their three games, the Giants won 25 to 15, 25 to 19, and 25 to 13, respectively. The girls […]

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Athletes work hard to get recruited by universities

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The college application process is stressful for all students, but a number of students already know where they will attend college because they have been recruited to play competitive sports. Getting accepted early into college for sports may take some of the burden off of students, but for student athletes, getting through the process of […]

The boys’ water polo team isn’t afraid to have a little fun. After a canceled game against San Marin on Sept. 28, sophomore Giorgio Cico jumps off of the pool’s bottom and fires a leaping shot on goal.

Water polo team reaches goals by preventing them

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A stellar defense and an increase in the number of year-round players has significantly improved the boys’ water polo team from last year. A majority of the players competed during the off-season on club teams. That, combined with the team’s new goalie coach, has translated to a record of 6-2 and the team ranking third […]

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Intern learns the ropes of being an athletic trainer

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Between taping wrists and fingers, transcribing injury notes, and simply making ice bags, Redwood student Lindsay Hendrickson is kept busy working as an intern for athletic trainer, Americ Alvarado. Hendrickson, a junior, is working with Alvarado in preparation for a career she hopes to pursue in the future. She said that her job with Alvarado […]

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Struggles on offense lead to football’s defeats

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Though the Redwood football season is winding down, the team is still struggling to implement the new coach’s vision for the team. The team suffered from another coaching change during their last game against Novato, when former quarterback coach Mike Durant switched coaching positions with offensive coordinator Dan Mareno. “Coach Henderson believed that Coach Mareno […]

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Girls’ tennis soundly defeats San Rafael

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The varsity girls’ tennis team defeated San Rafael this Tuesday, Oct. 16. The team won eight out of nine matches against San Rafael, undoubtedly defeating their opponents. They took the lead early on in the match and held it, even in the blazing, unseasonal heat. The tennis team next plays in the first round of […]

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Athletic tutoring offers free help for student athletes

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After several weeks of disappointing turnout to the athletic tutoring program, supervisors have high hopes that attendance rates will rise as the school year continues. The athletic tutoring program was started over a decade ago in an attempt to create an environment in which peer tutors can assist student athletes who are having trouble managing […]

Olivia Poletti sinks a put on the first hole green during a match against drake on Tuesday, Sept. 4.

Girls’ golf makes MCAL playoffs

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The girls’ golf team finished the regular season with a winning record last week despite having a team comprised of five new players. Initially, head coach Mike Kelemen was unsure if he would enough players to field a team. “I was kind of worried, but luckily we got five more players to come out,” Kelemen […]