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Junior Lucas Wong advances the ball in an NCS match against Marin Catholic. Wong was suspended earlier in the season after a violent collision with an MC player.

Soccer suspension followed by frustrating end to season

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Sitting on the end of the bench during the MCAL semifinal match, junior Lucas Wong watched the ball as it was lofted in towards the goal. It entered a throng of leaping players before being redirected. As the ball hit the mesh netting behind Redwood goalie Will Finnie, Wong could only wonder if he could […]

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Gallery: Redwood eliminated from NCS in heartbreaker

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After battling back from the brink of elimination in its NCS semifinal match vs. Las Lomas, the Redwood volleyball team took an early lead in the decisive fifth game and seemed on its way to an epic comeback victory. But despite Redwood’s momentum, Las Lomas came roaring back to win the final game 15-12 and […]

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Girls basketball set to overcome low turnout

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The turn-out at the JV and varsity girls’ basketball tryouts  was low compared to previous seasons. There were around 20 girls who showed up for the first day of tryouts on Nov. 5, according to junior Ariella Rosenthal. Varsity coach Diane Peterson said the low numbers were due to the loss of girls who played […]

RYLAND BURKE RUNS to catch a pass during Redwood’s 6-0 loss to Terra Linda. The team finished the year with a 1-9 overall record.

The end game: fall sports wrap-up

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The girls’ tennis team advanced deep into the MCAL playoffs and made the NCS playoffs. Players from the team advanced to the MCAL semifinals, but none were able to make it to the  finals. They finished tied for second place in regular season standings with Branson, with a record of 12-2, which was  one game […]

SASHA BOUSSINA, junior, attempts to get around a defender during the varsity soccer team’s match against Tam. Boussina scored 18 goals and had five assists this season.

Boussina’s prolific goal scoring leads varsity soccer team to wins

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It’s not every day that a high school athlete can say he has scored double digit goals in one soccer season.  But one player on the boy’s varsity team can proudly say that he has achieved 18 goals, plus five assists. A prolific scorer and passer, junior Sasha Boussina has been one of the most […]

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Gallery: Wrestlers learn new techniques from collegiate athlete

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Dustin Noack, a former wrestler at UC Davis, came to the boys’ wrestling practice on Monday morning to teach them new techniques for their upcoming season.

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Gallery: Girls’ varsity volleyball fights through first NCS game to victory

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After securing a bye in the first round of the North Coast Section Division II playoffs, the top ranked girls’ varsity volleyball team fended off eighth-ranked Newark Memorial High School (23-10) to earn a spot in the tournament’s semi-finals. The game was more competitive than the 3-1 final score would suggest with three of four […]

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Boys’ and girls’ cross country dominate MCAL championships

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On Thursday the boys’ and girls’ cross country teams captured the MCAL championship pennants by completing the 3.1 mile course at Indian Valley College with the lowest combined scores. The boys’ team captured the championship by placing five different runners in the top 11 places in the race. Meanwhile, the girls’ team also won behind […]

Megan and Rachel pose together on the Redwood track before a recent practice.

Sisters united through love of running

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“When I think about running, I get chills,” senior Megan Bordes confessed with an unabashed grin. “Sometimes it starts in my legs and works its way up, or in my brain and then down my arms. I love the adrenaline.” Megan, whose parents both enjoy sports, began running cross country in third grade. “I would […]

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Varsity volleyball loses to Branson in MCAL final

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The varsity volleyball was soundly defeated by defending MCAL champions Branson last Friday night in Kentfield. The Giants were defeated in straight sets, 25-21, 25-19, and 25-16 in the MCAL championship game against the Bulls. Although the Giants came out energized in the early stages of the three games, Branson quickly responded to their pressure, […]