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The Boys Table Tennis- The Pride of FDR

The Boys Table Tennis- The Pride of FDR

Sean Markisic, Reporter

February 6, 2019


Filed under Sport, Team Sports

The Boys Table Tennis team had a terrific season and made a great run in the playoffs. From different coaching techniques utilized by Coach Lam, to excellent players that led the team to big victories, the Boys Table Tennis team had a good shot to win it all this year. The Cougars almost upset Brooklyn...

Giorgi Kantroshvili- Rising Cougar Star

Giorgi Kantroshvili- Rising Cougar Star

Staff

February 6, 2019


Filed under Male Athletes, Sport

Congratulations to sophomore, Giorgi Kantroshvili, this February's Rising Cougar Male Athlete! Giorgi was nominated by Coach Daiello, for his dedication and performance on the Wrestling team. Giorgi went 6-1 on the season, wresting in the 120s. Not only is Giorgi a Wrestling star on the rise, he is an...

Karolina Mardonova and Maftuna Abdukodirova- Rising Cougar Stars!

Karolina Mardonova and Maftuna Abdukodirova-  Rising Cougar Stars!

Staff

February 6, 2019


Filed under Female Athletes, Sport

This February we are lucky to have not just one, but TWO Female Rising Stars! Karolina Mardonova and Maftuna Abdukodirova, of the Girls Table Tennis Team, are our two Cougar Stars. Coach Stanco nominated Maftuna and Karolina for their potential to be strong Table Tennis players for years to come. Karolina Mardono...

Fawzla Khan- Female Athlete of the Month

Fawzla Khan- Female Athlete of the Month

Staff

December 4, 2018


Filed under Female Athletes, Sport

Congratulations to Fawzla Khan, this month's Female Athlete of the Month. Fawzla is a senior member of the Girls Table Tennis team. Coach Stanco nominated Fawzla for her leadership and sportsmanship on the team. As Fawzla got to know more about the activities and opportunities at FDR, she became more...

Andy Wen and Shangli Chen- Male Athletes of the Month

Andy Wen and Shangli Chen- Male Athletes of the Month

Staff

December 4, 2018


Filed under Male Athletes, Sport, Uncategorized

Congratulations to Andy Wen and Shangli Chen, FDR's Male Athletes of the Month. Coach Lam nominated these two players for their hard work and dedication to the Boys Table Tennis program. Andy and Shangli, both really enjoy attending FDR. They really like their teachers and making friends. Andy feels...

Teams on the Rise in the 2018-2019 NBA Season

Teams on the Rise in the 2018-2019 NBA Season

Sean Markisic, Reporter

December 4, 2018


Filed under Sport

The Golden State Warriors have won three NBA championships in the last four season with the unstoppable trio of Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson and Kevin Durant. In the last four finals the Warriors played Lebron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers, but with Lebron taking his talents to the Los Angeles Lakers,...

Cougar Wrestling, Going For The Pin!

Cougar Wrestling, Going For The Pin!

Sean Markisic, Reporter

December 4, 2018


Filed under Sport, Team Sports

The Cougar Wrestling Team is looking to Pin and Win this 2018-2019 season. The team will be led by seniors Nodirbek Tursurnov, Mohamed Hassan and Eduard Dzhioev. Our City Champion in 2017 ,Mohamed Hassan, is working hard to return to the top of the podium this season. New York State qualifier for...

Girls Basketball Is Ready To Roll!

Girls Basketball Is Ready To Roll!

Emroyana Caesar, Reporter

December 4, 2018


Filed under Sport, Team Sports

Looking years back at FDR's Girls Basketball team, it was pretty scary. There is honestly no nice way to put it, they needed to improve. In their 2015-2016 season their record was 0-16, 0 wins 16 loses. The year after, they improved somewhat, and the record was 4-12. The following year of 2017-2018 was...

Male Athlete of the Month- Hsueh Chien (John) Chen

Male Athlete of the Month- Hsueh Chien (John) Chen

October 11, 2018


Filed under Male Athletes, Sport

Congratulations to Hsueh Chien (John) Chen, October's Male Athlete of the Month. John was nominated by Coach Hellman for his outstanding commitment and leadership on the Boys Badminton team. John loves all the academic and sports options he gets at FDR. He believes attending FDR was a major turning...

Female Athlete of the Month- Qiuyi (Alice) Liu

Female Athlete of the Month- Qiuyi (Alice) Liu

October 11, 2018


Filed under Female Athletes, Sport

Congratulations to Qiuyi (Alice) Liu, October's Female Athlete of the Month. Alice is the setter on the Lady Cougar's Volleyball team. Not only is she a great athlete, she is a strong student and is taking Advanced Placement courses to challenge herself. Alice really enjoys attending FDR. She has...

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