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Lynbrook sports teams adjust to COVID precautions

Sharlene Chen, Design Editor 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, Copy Editor 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, Staffer 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, Content Editor 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...

This school year, despite the lack of performance opportunities during the pandemic and the departure of their coach in July, the Valkyries are entering the second semester optimistic for their new season.

The Valkyries leap into a new season in second semester

Melissa Chen, Writer February 3, 2021

Lynbrook’s competitive dance team, the Valkyries, has always been a widely-anticipated highlight of many Lynbrook rallies and football games. This school year, despite the lack of performance opportunities...

Senior Maison Yee, who has been playing basketball for 10 years, has committed to women’s basketball at Pomona-Pitzer.

Senior Maison Yee commits to women’s basketball at Pomona-Pitzer

Diana Kohr, Web Editor January 25, 2021

10 years of hard work have changed what started as an entertaining hobby for senior Maison Yee into an incredible basketball journey. Next year, Yee will continue this journey on the Pomona-Pitzer women’s...

My love for volleyball helped me look past the numbers and the scale, so I could focus on what matters: my performance.

From an athlete: Smaller isn’t better

Mei Corricello, Editor-in-Chief January 25, 2021

Trigger warning: eating disorder thoughts and behaviors A note from the writer “Tone up!”  “Caloric deficit...” “Try apple cider vinegar, it works like magic.”  Each video...

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

A new sport: (Social) distance running

Amy Liu, Editor-in-Chief 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 are...

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

Senior Alexa Kwan commits to swim at UC Davis

Youqi Huang, Copy Editor 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...

Sophomore Dhruv Malik hikes with his friends at the Rancho San Antonio Preserve.

Outdoor activities to try during the pandemic

Anirudh Seshadri, Managing Editor 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...

Girls’ soccer players practice passing the ball.

Sports teams begin conditioning practices for the upcoming seasons

Elliu Huang, Managing Editor 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...

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