Redwood rowers represent United States in Junior World Championships

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Most Marin student-athletes can only dream of representing their nation on an international level, but for three Redwood rowers, that dream became a reality when they were chosen to compete in the World Rowing Junior Championship this August in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. Rowers Julian Goldman, junior, Peter Woolley, senior, and coxswain Riley Overfield, junior, endured a […]

Running back Khari Haynes evades a tackle on the line of scrimmage

Varsity football crushed by Sonoma in opener

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The varsity football team walked into the stadium in Sonoma on Aug. 24, expecting a lopsided win over the Sonoma Valley Dragons. Three hours later, they walked away dejected, having been offensively and defensively manhandled in a 36-0 opening night loss. “We knew what was coming from every formation so they didn’t surprise us,” head […]

Marcus Segedin raises his arms in the universal symbol for victory as he crosses the finish line to win the USA Cycling national championship cross country race, category 1, age 15-16.

Riders reach podium at cycling national championship

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Marcus Segedin may have been 750 miles from Larkspur, nine miles into his race, and more than 6,400 feet above the familiarity of sea level, but as he pedaled over the apex of his final climb, he could not have been any more in his element. Two miles of descent later, a finish bordered by […]

Tam ends track and field’s undefeated streak

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The track and field teams from Redwood, Tam, and Drake all competed in a tri-meet last Thursday. All entered the meet undefeated, except for Drake’s girls’ team, but only Tam left with an untarnished record. Redwood competitors trained for over two weeks without any meets in preparation for the April 26 matchup, the last meet […]

Senior Mikey Dupar runs through a tackle by two Santa Rosa opponents during the league championship game on April 18. The Highlanders won the match by a final score of 12-7.

Rugby club team invited to national tournament

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The Marin Highlanders Rugby Club won’t be vying for the state title this year, but that’s only because the team is focusing on something bigger. For the first time, the club team was invited to the upcoming USA Rugby National Tournament. The team won the Redwood Empire League title for the fourth year in a […]

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 […]