Redwood graduate Sam Perrella practicing discus during his senior year of high school.

High school to collegiate athletics: Understanding the transition

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Finding a balance between academics and athletics is hard enough already in high school. However, in college, the task becomes even more difficult. Despite the enormous amounts of time spent on athletics, several former Redwood athletes said that the benefits of playing a college sport far outweigh the drawbacks. Zander Bonorris, class of 2011, currently […]

Girls’ soccer defeated in first scrimmage of the year

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The varsity and junior varsity girls’ soccer team lost 4-1 in its first scrimmage to Marin Catholic on Friday, Feb. 8. The first official varsity game will be held at Redwood on Feb. 25, against University – San Francisco.

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Boys’ varsity basketball ends regular season strong

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The Redwood team that stepped on Tam’s court last Thursday night for the last regular-season game played differently than they have played for most of the season. The Giants were dominant on offense and defense, confident and in control. However, breezing to 52-29 win was not enough to secure them a spot in the MCAL […]

Varsity girls’ basketball falls to Marin Catholic

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On Tuesday, Feb. 5, the girls’ varsity basketball team struggled but could never gain a lead over Marin Catholic, resulting in a 39-23 loss for Redwood. The Giants play next at Tamalpais on Thursday, Feb. 7.

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Boys’ varsity basketball keeps playoff chances alive

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During the last home game of the regular season, the boys’ varsity basketball team managed to edge out rival Marin Catholic in dramatic fashion to keep their chances of an MCAL playoff run alive. The upset was led by seniors Joseph Compagno and Samson Donick, who combined for 42 of Redwood’s 56 points. Compagno scored […]

Liam Bourke, committed to the University of Michigan, defends a De La Salle player in the NCS semifinals last year. The Giants lost to end their season, but can redeem themselves this year when they meet De La Salle in a regular season game.

Lacrosse team enters season with hopes of NCS title

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Talk to any boys’ varsity lacrosse player, and you will find that expectations are unusually high for the upcoming lacrosse season. “Anything apart from an NCS championship will be a disappointment to us,” said junior Oliver Madison. These high hopes may be warranted on a team that lost just one significant player from last year’s […]


Soccer potentially moves to winter

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Yesterday, the MCAL Athletic Directors and Board of Managers discussed the possibility of moving both boys’ and girls’ soccer to the winter. Results of the meeting were not available as of press time, but Redwood Athletic Director Jessica Peisch said that if the issue were moved to a vote, it would take place at the […]

SAMSON DONICK TAKES the ball up the court during the Game Night basketball game last Friday against Terra Linda.

Sports Spotlight: Donick among top players in MCAL

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Amidst the varsity basketball team’s frustrating season, Samson Donick has proven himself to be one of the league’s star players. Despite a record of a 10-11 (2-7 MCAL), Donick is in the top ten for scoring in MCAL play and is averaging 15.5 points per game. However, Donick’s teammates consider his importance to go far […]


Weight training class open to students next semester

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As fall scheduling approaches, students can now expect to find a stress-relieving option on their forms. Pending the level of student interest, the physical education department may offer Individual Excellence Weight Training for next semester, a class designed to give students time during the school day to work out. “From feedback we’ve gotten from students, […]

A FLAG IS STRETCHED across the field at Candelstick Park before the NFC Divisional Round playoff game between the 49ers and the Green Bay Packers.

Super Bowl Staff Predictions

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Three Bark staffers give their predictions for this Sunday’s game.  Also, be sure to check out the Bark’s breakdown of the matchups. All season long, the 49ers have relied on their incredible defense, a unit which has now propelled them to the Super Bowl. When they meet Ray Lewis and the Ravens this Sunday, it will truly […]