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Female wrestler succeeds in male dominated sport

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Being the only girl on an all-male sports team is no easy task. Hannah Twomey had to fight gender stereotypes when she made the decision to join the wrestling team last year as a freshman, she said. Twomey’s inspiration to the join the team was her senior brother’s dedication to the sport. “It’s a hard […]

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Nationally ranked fencer foils his competition

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While many student athletes compete in sports at a local level, junior Andre Cornman recently returned from an international fencing competition where he represented the United States and competed against top-ranked world fencers. Cornman, who is currently ranked 17th in the United States among fencers under 17, is a part of Team USA, which consists […]

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Basketball teams hit the court

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Boys’ and girls’ varsity basketball are both approaching the end of the preseason with sentiments holding high among players as the undersized squads move towards their MCAL seasons. The boys team is off to a 5-3 start, and the girls team has a record of 2-4 as of press time. According to senior Mitch Thompson, […]

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Broken hoop forces cancellation of basketball games

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On Dec. 7, a basketball hoop in the gym broke due to a malfunctioning safety lock, forcing the cancellation of four games – freshmen boys, JV boys, freshmen girls, and varsity girls. Even though the hoop was fixed Monday morning, it is unlikely that any of the games will be rescheduled, setting the varsity girls’ […]

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Gallery: Boys’ basketball slips past Kennedy

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The boys’ varsity basketball team narrowly beat Kennedy 46-39 on Dec. 11 at the Redwood gym. Senior Samson Donick led the Giants with 13 points, while senior Joe Compagno added ten.

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JV Report: Sophomores named to All-Tournament Team

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Sophomores William Breck and LaRon Bullock were named to the all-tournament team at a JV basketball tournament last weekend at Petaluma High School. Both were recognized for their outstanding performances by the tournament officials in their team’s wins. Breck and Bullock were both essential parts to the team’s wins over Casa Grande, Novato and Terra […]

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Donick, Heller recognized for preseason tournament achievements

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Two Redwood basketball player’s skills were recognized in their respective tournaments over the past week. Rachel Heller was named MVP of the Casa Grande Tournament in Petaluma last weekend, and Samson Donick made the all-tournament team at the Viking Tip-Off Classic hosted by Montgomery High School. Heller scored 23 points and had 18 rebounds in […]

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Freshmen girls suffer home defeat to Ukiah High

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The freshman girls’ basketball team lost a tough home game last Tuesday against the Ukiah Wildcats 46-10. Ukiah dominated the game from the start, and used its defense and fast breaks to take a commanding lead. Ukiah opened the game with a full-court press, and the Giants had trouble scoring, only putting numbers on the […]

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Gallery: Girls’ varsity basketball loses close game to Ukiah

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On Tuesday night the varsity girls’ basketball team lost 36-32 against Ukiah at home. The Giants took an early lead in the first quarter by a score 11-1. By the end of the second quarter, Ukiah wasn’t too far ahead from taking the lead with a score of 14-13. During the second half the lead […]

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Varsity wrestling succeeds at Northern California tournament

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Last weekend the varsity wrestling team hosted its first match, a Northern California tournament, and started off their season strongly. The Giants finished in seventh place out of 15 possible teams, while Monta Vista, a team from Cupertino, won the tournament. Seniors Noah Dorfman and Will Simmonds and junior Nathan Morris were particularly impressive at […]