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Working out after work: Lynbrook staff’s various workouts

Working out after work: Lynbrook staff’s various workouts

Priyanka Anand

March 1, 2019


Filed under Print, Sports

Teachers Diana Albaker, Jeremy Kitchen, Lester Leung and Isaac Pallone, can be commonly found working out in their own unique ways — Lagree, running, rock climbing, and biking, respectively.   Mrs. Albaker: Albaker takes part in Lagree, a combination of different workouts, including resis...

Bailey Gong fights for a spot on national kung fu team

Bailey Gong fights for a spot on national kung fu team

Christy Yu

March 1, 2019


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Sophomore Bailey Gong was just eight years old when his friend, senior Brian Chou, suggested that he try out martial arts. Little did Gong know then that kung fu and wushu, a more advanced type of Chinese kung fu, would later become his specialty and passion. “[Martial arts] is actually one of th...

To quit, or not to quit?

To quit, or not to quit?

Srinidhi Seshadri

March 1, 2019


Filed under Columns, Print, Sports

Why was I hesitant to rejoin the badminton team for my fourth and final season? I had made the effort to get my physical done ahead of time. I had spent an afternoon taking the baseline concussion test. I had been cleared by the trainer to play a spring sport. Deciding whether or not to go back to th...

girls basketball

Sunny Li

March 1, 2019


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The varsity girls basketball team scored more than double the points than their opponents, Homestead High School, in its last game within the El Camino Division of the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League (SCVAL), securing the title of league champions. They headed off to Central Coast Section Division ...

The NBA is not tea time

The NBA is not tea time

Anusha Kothari

February 27, 2019


Filed under Columns, Columns, Opinion, Sports, Web Exclusive

“Let us play basketball.” The moment Golden State Warriors’ All-NBA forward Kevin Durant uttered these words, sports networks rushed to dissect them, as well as the entirety of Durant’s post-game rant directed at the press. In particular, Sports Illustrated’s distortion of this statement st...

Boys soccer scores through the season

Boys soccer scores through the season

Diana Xu

February 1, 2019


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Knowing he had to save this ball in order for his team to win, junior and goalie Ryan Markert stood in position, ready to react. The next few events were a blur: the sound of a whistle, the kick of a ball. He went left. No. The ball went down the middle. By reflex, Markert, with the weight of the team’s...

Cosmo Cao hits the ground running

Cosmo Cao hits the ground running

Belinda Zhou

February 1, 2019


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15:57, 15:58, 15:59, 16:00: junior Cosmo Cao watched the numbers on the stopwatch elapse, mocking him, each second more agonizing than the last. 16:01: his muscles ached, and his legs felt flaccid, but he was only inches away from approaching the finish line — he could not relinquish a season’s worth ...

Unique workout spots for staying healthy in the new year

Unique workout spots for staying healthy in the new year

Alisha Naidu

February 1, 2019


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Staying in shape is a New Year’s resolution that tops many people's lists, but going to a traditional gym can easily become mundane. Instead, explore unique places to work out near Lynbrook: On One Dance Studios, which features world-famous choreographers; Soulcycle, which has recently become a tre...

Varsity Boys Basketball: Battle for De Anza Boulevard

Varsity Boys Basketball: Battle for De Anza Boulevard

Srinidhi Seshadri and Patricia Wei

January 28, 2019


Filed under Multimedia, Photo, Sports, Web Exclusive

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Ready? OK!: Behind the scenes of cheer

Kavya Iyer

December 14, 2018


Filed under Print, Sports

At each rally and football game, Lynbrook cheer impresses students with impeccable balance, acrobatic skill and synchronization. However, what it does outside of the school events students see, such as its collaboration with the Miller Middle School cheer team, is for the most part, a mystery. The o...

Weighing the effects of diets on wrestlers

Alisha Naidu

December 14, 2018


Filed under Print, Sports

One glass of milk with a banana for breakfast. No lunch. A small salad with a side of chicken for dinner. This is what a typical day's worth of meals is like for sophomore Pranav Chittaranjan during wrestling season. The total caloric intake of such a meal adds up to a mere 1000 calories. Lik...

Jonathan Leslie takes the moment on and off the field

Jonathan Leslie takes the moment on and off the field

Patricia Wei

December 14, 2018


Filed under Print, Sports

In fifth grade, junior Jonathan Leslie came across a quote that he has kept with him ever since: “Don’t wait for the perfect moment. Take the moment and make it perfect.” When he is on the baseball field, this quote serves as a reminder to just hit the ball and give it his all even when the p...

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