Sports

There’s no place like home: The advantages of being the home team

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 The Bark analyzed available records for varsity volleyball, football, soccer, baseball, basketball, softball, and lacrosse teams from the 2007-2008 through 2011-2012 seasons to compare home and away records. Winning percentages were calculated for each to reflect the percentage of games won both at home and away. Many athletes know that the roar of a crowd […]

LOGAN MCGUIGAN SHOOTS a three point shot during a game two weeks ago against Branson.

Basketball teams hit the court

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This year’s boys’ varsity basketball squad is struggling in the basement of the MCAL standings after a five-game losing streak. Despite entering the MCAL section of their schedule with an 8-4 out-of-league record, the te am has struggled in league with a 2-7 MCAL record. That record put them in last place in MCAL, although […]

Cole Adaskaveg skates towards the puck in his youth hockey game for Golden State Elite Eagles hockey club.

Hockey player’s life on ice

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Every Tuesday at 4 a.m., freshman Cole Adaskaveg wakes up, drives an hour and a half to San Mateo, and pushes weighted sleds next to an ice rink. Adaskaveg, a Redwood student who competitively plays hockey, skates for the Golden State Elite Eagles Under-14 team, which is ranked 17th in the nation. According to Adaskaveg, […]

Boys’ varsity basketball powers past Justin Siena

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On Jan. 29, the boys’ varsity basketball team held a strong lead throughout the whole game on course to a 63-48 victory over Justin Siena. The Giants play next at home against San Marin on Thursday, Jan. 31.

Freshman boys’ basketball grab close victory over Justin Sienna

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On Tuesday, after being tied 25-25 at half time against Justin Sienna, the boys’ freshman basketball team managed to come away with a close victory of 46-42. Their next game will be on Thursday, Jan. 31, against San Marin.

Varsity boys’ basketball defeated in final seconds on game night

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On Friday, Jan. 27, the boys’ varsity basketball team played a close game against Terra Linda and lost by a score of 51-46. Up until the fourth quarter, the Giants were neck and neck with Terra Linda. With 50 seconds left on the clock, Redwood and Terra Linda were at a dead tie. However, Terra […]

Girls’ varsity basketball defeats Terra Linda

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The girls’ varsity basketball team defeated Terra Linda 54-28 on Friday night in Larkspur. There were many lead changes early on in the first quarter but as the game progressed, Redwood eventually pulled away from Terra Linda. At halftime, the girls’ were comfortably ahead 31-13. In the second half, the Giants continued to pile on […]

Varsity wrestling defeats Drake

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On Thursday, Jan. 24, the COED varsity wrestling team defeated Drake 51-12. Their next match is the Battle Across the Bay on Saturday, Jan 26.

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Girls’ varsity basketball shuts down Branson with strong defense

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A strong defense was critical to a girls’ varsity basketball 46-36 win over Branson last night. The Giants gave up few points all game but reached its peak in the fourth quarter where it held Branson to just five. On the offensive side, Rachel Heller led with 14 points, followed by Ariella Rosenthal who had […]

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Varsity boys’ basketball falls to Branson

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The varsity basketball team kept it close for much of the first half, but a strong third quarter from Branson proved too much for the Giants to overcome on their way to a 57-44 defeat. Although Branson was up just seven points at half, the Bulls dominated the third quarter with their size and rebounding […]