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A new sport: (Social) distance running

Runners transition from running with their fellow competitors to running solo and tracking their progress through apps.
December 9, 2020

On your mark, get set, go!  Imagine a typical holiday 5k race: runners lining up at the starting line, listening for the sound of the starting gun and waiting to dash down the path. Organizers...

Senior Alexa Kwan commits to swim at UC Davis

Alexa Kwan, 17, commits to swim at UC Davis and will study managerial economics as part of the university’s Class of 2025.
December 9, 2020

After 13 years of hard work in the classroom and in the pool, senior Alexa Kwan is ready to head to the University of California (UC) Davis, where she will swim at the collegiate level and study managerial...

Outdoor activities to try during the pandemic

Sophomore Dhruv Malik hikes with his friends at the Rancho San Antonio Preserve.
November 4, 2020

Because people can no longer gather indoors, many Lynbrook students and teachers have taken up many outdoor activities such as hiking, skateboarding and rock climbing. These pastimes help them not only...

Sports teams begin conditioning practices for the upcoming seasons

Girls’ soccer players practice passing the ball.
November 4, 2020

Despite the pandemic, Lynbrook sports teams are preparing for their sports season in December 2020 or February 2021 by beginning team workouts. Currently, there are seven sports teams holding in-person...

Sports schedule changes bring challenges and hope

A calendar of the new seasons and the sports in each of them.
November 4, 2020

September brought new hope for Lynbrook athletes as many returned to campus to prepare for the upcoming seasons. Although practices have been altered to follow COVID-19 guidelines, Lynbrook athletics is...

A tee-riffic choice: Junior Anton Ouyang verbally commits to UCLA Golf

Ouyang will play golf at UCLA in the fall of 2022.
October 7, 2020

Looking through his family photo books, junior Anton Ouyang sees photos of him as a toddler, holding a golf club in his hands. He began golf as soon as he could walk, and his passion for the sport has...

Home workouts for the busy student

Workouts from popular fitness trainers Mary Helen Bowers, Pamela Reif and Chloe Ting and their rating out of five stars.
October 7, 2020

Quarantine has made it easy to succumb to a sedentary lifestyle and put off exercise. Scrolling through some old pictures made me realize how out of shape I was. I found a convenient solution to this problem...

2020 U.S. Open: A rare grand slam without Big 3

September 13, 2020

The 2020 U.S. Open Tennis Championships, which started on Aug. 31 with 128 professional tennis players from around the world, have been an unprecedented experience for both players and fans. This year’s...

A shift in this year’s school sports and PE credits

Graphic Illustration by Jason Shan and Crystal Qian
August 24, 2020

Many students — especially those who already had their sports seasons cancelled in the spring — are counting on this school year to meet PE credit requirements. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, with no...

Staff and student athletes stay active with Strava

Staff and student athletes stay active with Strava
August 20, 2020

When shelter-in-place was announced on March 14, many Lynbrook cross country and  track and field athletes worried for the future of their athletic careers, especially after summer activities were halted...

My NBA playoff predictions

My NBA playoff predictions
August 17, 2020

The 2019-2020 NBA playoffs began on Aug. 17 with the league’s top 16 teams competing to win a single championship trophy. As an NBA fanatic, the following predictions for this year's playoff performances,...

NBA faces challenges due to COVID-19

NBA faces challenges due to COVID-19
May 29, 2020

Although the National Basketball Association (NBA) playoffs originally planned to kick off on April 18, fans were stuck at home without their favorite sport on television due to the nationwide shelter-in-place...

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