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Guided by Greatness: Shouting out our senior athletes

Guided by Greatness: Shouting out our senior athletes

Zoe Yan, Staff Writer
June 6, 2024

Sharice Laygo has really had a big influence on us freshmen and has helped us become the best runners that we can be.  She’s been doing this for four years, so she knows how to calm our nerves before...

SPRINGING TO VICTORY: Spring season athletes end off the year with numerous school records, league wins and CIF placements while also balancing academic endeavors such as AP testing season, finals and extracurricular activities outside of their sport.

The best of this year’s spring sports season

Anna Cho and Shreya Aithal
June 5, 2024

This year’s spring sports had a record-breaking season, with every team making a CIF appearance. Here’s how they did: Track and field: Boys track and field took second place in PCL and the girls...

THE GREAT OUTDOORS: Northwoods campus is a great place to go for a fun walk.

Ways to incorporate exercise into the Northwood lifestyle

Riya Gupta, Sports Editor
May 29, 2024

Throughout the school year, staying active can become more challenging as assignments and tests pile up. However, exercise is proven to be necessary for young bodies, providing both mental and physical...

CHAMPIONS IN EVERY SENSE: Northwood Athletes of the Year Riley Bajorek and Zaid Yunis celebrate their accomplished high school careers and the enduring mark they have left on Northwood.

Northwood athletes honored as NHS and PCL top talent

Rachel Yokota and Anthony Park
May 23, 2024

Two Northwood athletes were presented the PCL Sportsmanship Award and eight Northwood athletes were recognized as IUSD Scholar-Athletes of the Year on May 14-15; four athletes were honored as Distinguished...

Spring sports recap

Andrew Le, Photographer
May 22, 2024

BATTER UP: Senior Mia Fogle winds up to hit the ball out of the park.

A look inside softball’s successful season

Zoe Yan, Staff Writer
May 13, 2024

Northwood softball qualified for the CIF Southern Section Championships for the third year in a row with a record of 12-4. Despite falling short of their expectations for CIF with a loss in a close...

SPEEDY SUCCESS: Senior Dheer Patel practices his baton hand-off before lining up for his race at Northwood’s Track Senior Night.

A T-wolf record year

Riya Gupta, Sports Editor
April 29, 2024

Throughout the school year, Northwood athletes pushed themselves to new heights in their athletic pursuits. Their commitment to excellence led to record-breaking wins for a number of teams. Track and...

WASHED AWAY: The winter guard captivates their audience with their performance of “Car Wash.”

Marching together for P.E. credits

Lauryn Chew, Staff Writer
April 29, 2024

Students can explore a variety of activities aside from the Coed P.E. course and sports. From joining the marching band and performing with the color guard to taking physical education electives, students...

IMPRESSIVELY IN SYNC: Sophomore Alexa Matsuoka (left) and Caoilinn Singopranoto prepare for the 2023 Irvine Global Village Festival. Photo provided by Caoilinn Singopranoto

Rolling With the Punches: Karate and Caoilinn Singopranoto

Kaylie Wang, Accent Editor
April 29, 2024

A team that gets excited to fight each other may seem intimidating. For senior Caoilinn Singopranoto, it’s her family. Singopranoto is a black belt for the Orange County Irvine Goshin Kai dojo. Primarily...

JUST FOR KICKS: Student athletes run, dance, and swim in a vibrant variety of footgear.

Snazzy sports shoes: A look at Northwood sports

Lucy Kim, Junk Editor
April 24, 2024

Flippers These finlike accessories are used by swimmers for faster sets because it requires them to use their legs and build strength, getting better form. They can be paired with a variety of accessories...

FEARLESS ON THE FIELD: Captain senior Nikki Sanders cradles the ball outside the box as she strategizes her next move.

Girls lacrosse beats out Beckman and all odds

Rachel Yokota, Managing Editor
April 19, 2024

After their senior recognition, girls lacrosse put down their flowers, donned their goggles and grabbed their sticks to secure a win over Beckman 14-11 on April 18, bringing their consecutive win streak...

HIP HIP HOORAY: Cheering loudly and proudly in the stands is a Timby-rific way to show 
excitement and rally on Northwood athletes to bring the win home to The Den.

Good, Bad and Ugly: Being a Timby-approved spectator

Raelle Tiong, Staff Writer
March 22, 2024

The spring sports season has officially begun, which means that if you’ve been feeling deprived of sunlight, happiness or a social life recently, you’re in luck. To help you become the perfect sports...

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