Sports

Diving into the water, freshman Emma McCarthy practices in preparation for Junior Nationals next week.

Underclassmen vital to swim team success

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The underclassmen on the girls’ varsity swim team will have to carry an unusually heavy load this year if they hope to make a splash in the MCAL. The team’s strongest rivals are Marin Catholic, which beat Redwood in a meet on March 2, and Tam. The Redwood team beat Drake last Friday, and is […]

JUNIOR JACK TWOMEY, right, hits the mat during the annual King of the Mountain match against Tam. His win helped Giants wrestlers secure the King of the Mountain plaque for the sixth year in a row.

Wrestlers look to finish season strong

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After freshman Hannah Twomey placed sixth at the girls’ NCS wrestling finals last weekend, the boys’ team hopes to follow her lead by qualifying as many wrestlers for NCS as possible. Twomey, who is currently the only girl on the Redwood wrestling team, missed qualifying for the girls’ state competition by two places at NCS, […]

Alum survives IndyCar crash

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Between nearly winning the Indianapolis 500 to narrowly escaping death in a colossal crash, it was a whirlwind year for Redwood alumnus JR Hildebrand. Hildebrand, who graduated from Redwood in 2006, finished his rookie year in the Indy Racing League [IRL] three weeks ago with a massive crash that left one driver dead, and many […]