The Student News Site of Lynbrook High School

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The Student News Site of Lynbrook High School

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The Student News Site of Lynbrook High School

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Girls’ soccer players practice passing the ball.

Sports teams begin conditioning practices for the upcoming seasons

Elliu Huang 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...

A calendar of the new seasons and the sports in each of them.

Sports schedule changes bring challenges and hope

Bennie Chang 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...

Ouyang will play golf at UCLA in the fall of 2022.

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

Sophie Au 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...

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

Home workouts for the busy student

Claire Chiu 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

Elliu Huang 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...

CIF has pushed back the start dates for all fall and winter sports by a few months, but regardless of the uncertain circumstances, Lynbrook’s athletic and PE departments are hard at work devising a feasible plan for students in accordance with the county’s public health guidelines.

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

Crystal Qian and Jason Shan 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...

Lynbrook athletes have found Strava beneficial for not only improving their physical health but also maintaining their social health in a time where in-person interactions are discouraged.

Staff and student athletes stay active with Strava

Ria Phelan and Allison Hsieh 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...

Staffer Ethan Lees NBA playoff predictions.

My NBA playoff predictions

Ethan Lee 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

Ethan Lee 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...

The impact on student-athletes due to COVID-19

The impact on student-athletes due to COVID-19

Elliu Huang May 27, 2020

Lynbrook’s spring sports teams started off the 2020 season with high hopes and positive mindsets until the COVID-19 pandemic shut down schools across California, effectively cancelling all spring sporting...

COVID-19 disrupts college athletic recruitment process

COVID-19 disrupts college athletic recruitment process

Mei Corricello May 25, 2020

High school athletes typically count on their junior and senior spring seasons as a crucial part of the college recruitment processes. This year, cancellations due to COVID-19 and the shelter-in-place...

Tennis made me more successful

Elliu Huang April 16, 2020

It started out as a way to get more exercise outside of PE class. Often, I would play tennis with my brother to prepare for my upcoming tennis tournaments. I did not realize the importance of tennis until...