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Samantha Wu is excited to compete with U.C. Davis' Division 1 gymnastics team.

Samantha Wu tumbles into UC Davis

Sruthi Medepalli May 26, 2021

The world of gymnastics is filled with endless leaps, falls, wins and losses, and junior Samantha Wu’s gymnastics career has seen it all. Her years of hard work have culminated in her verbal commitment...

Although the pandemic has forced me to transition from dancing late nights at the studio to a confined space at home,  it has also led me to reevaluate and rediscover my passion for ballet.

Reclaiming my love for ballet

Emma Constable May 26, 2021

“Stop,” my ballet teacher interjected, abruptly turning off the music. I felt my heart sink, knowing she was going to tell me off for doing something wrong.  “Emma, you can’t just stand there...

 Field hockey, rowing, sailing, fencing, squash, synchronized swimming and men’s volleyball were among the sports announced to be cut after the 2020-21 season. (Graphic Illustration by Emma Cionca.)

Saving Stanford sports: A lesson in perseverance

Emma Cionca May 26, 2021

When I was 9, I attended my first Stanford sports game, a women’s basketball tournament. Since I wasn’t the most interested in athletics growing up, I didn’t completely understand what was going...

In a season like no other, the Lynbrook football team has played the game they love despite facing setbacks. Here, they celebrate their win against Cupertino high school.

Lynbrook football touches down on another season

Anwen Huang May 6, 2021

Under the glaring stadium lights and setting sun, the Lynbrook football team gears up for a game. Since summer, the team of 30 players and 8 coaches has practiced rigorously in anticipation for the 2021...

Lynbrook wins big at first track and field meet of the season

Diana Kohr April 26, 2021

The Lynbrook track and field team started off their season strong at their first track meet on April 24 at Milpitas High School. Each of the Lynbrook teams, frosh/soph boys, varsity boys, JV girls and...

The NCAA invests millions of dollars to ensure promotion, equipment and coverage for their male athletes. However, for their female athletes, it’s a different story.

The history of sexism of the NCAA

Alara Dasdan April 23, 2021

The NCAA has recently come under scrutiny after a video from Sedona Prince, a member of the University of Oregon’s Women’s Basketball team, went viral on Tiktok. The NCAA responded to outraged viewers...

Joomi Park looks forward to playing Division III golf at Occidental College.

Joomi Park swings her way to Occidental College

Elizabeth Cheng April 19, 2021

Senior Joomi Park first picked up a golf club in middle school. With five years of persistent hard work and determination, she has now committed to play Division III golf for Occidental College, a liberal...

Lynbrook sports teams adjust to COVID precautions

Sharlene Chen March 17, 2021

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The journey of Lynbrook’s field hockey teams throughout the years.

Lynbrook field hockey: The legacy of Sandi Stober

Stella Huang and Elizabeth Park March 17, 2021

The clacking of the sticks and muffled steps as players rush across the field; the exhilarating, breathless clarity as one takes the shot; the arc of the ball sailing through the air; the crowd’s roar...

On Feb. 7, Tom Brady and Patrick Mahomes will face off in Super Bowl LV.

Super Bowl LV: Through the eras

Crystal Qian February 6, 2021

Grab your seats, it’s T-minus 1 day until Super Bowl Sunday! In this game pitting the red hot Tampa Bay Buccaneers (Bucs) against the thundering Kansas City Chiefs, 43-year-old Tom Brady will play in...

Zheng competed in the direct elimination cadet event in the 2019 Summer Nationals.

Alan Zheng lunges toward his future at Johns Hopkins

Lina Mezerreg February 3, 2021

After nine years of vigilant training and practice, senior Alan Zheng has committed to Johns Hopkins University (JHU) for Division III fencing and plans to major in computer science. Zheng became interested...

Andrea Leang poses in fencing attire.

The best of both worlds: Andrea Leang takes on fencing and MIT

Katie Chen February 3, 2021

Juggling excellence in both athletics and academics is no easy feat for 21st-century teens, but one Lynbrook senior has it all under control. At 18, Andrea Leang has a slew of impressive fencing achievements...

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