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Showtime in Los Angeles: LA Won’t Dodge This Opportunity!

Jordan Quinones and Autumn Marin April 9, 2024
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The Decline of New York Sports, Edition 2: The Mets, Yankees, NYCFC and NYRB

Nicolas Gauna, Sports Section Editor March 7, 2024

This article marks the second part of a two-part series, following the exploration of basketball and American football challenges in the first installment. Shifting focus to baseball and soccer, this continuation...

Hills Co-ed Wrestling Team Turns Over a New Mat

Hills’ Co-ed Wrestling Team Turns Over a New Mat

Niyati Chauhan, Photographer January 22, 2024

With a new coach in the 2023-2024 season, it seems like the wrestling team has turned over a new mat. Forest Hills High School’s diligent team currently has an outstanding standing of 5-1.  The wrestlers...

Forest Hills High Schools Track and Field 
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The Race to Compete with Boys and Girls Indoor Track

Jordan Quinones and Tahiyat Raisa December 15, 2023

The boys and girls indoor track season has begun underway here at Hills. While the season carries on its merry way (no Christmas pun intended), The Beacon decided to catch up with some of the runners that...

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The Decline of New York Sports, Edition 1: The Knicks, Nets, and Giants

Nicolas Gauna, Sports Section Editor December 12, 2023

New York City, the what-should-be the “sports capital of the world,” has seen a steady decline in the quality and success of its sports teams. This article marks the beginning of a two-part series,...

Girls Varsity Volleyball Team

Bump, Set, Spike: Celebrating the Girls Varsity Volleyball Team

Autumn Marin October 29, 2023

Friday, October 13 was an unlucky day to be a “Lady Lion,” Richmond Hill High School’s misnomer of a mascot. The Forest Hills High School Girls Varsity Volleyball team defended their winning streak...

Forest Hills High School Boys Varsity Soccer Team

Saying “See You Later” to Soccer Seniors

Nicolas Gauna, Sports Section Editor October 29, 2023

The Forest Hills Rangers closed out their remarkable season in grand style with a resounding 7-0 victory over the Franklin Lane Knights. This decisive win marks the tenth and final game of the season,...

Forest Hills High School’s Boys Cross Country Team

Forest Hills High School’s Boys Cross Country Team: The Legacy Continues

Jordan Quinones October 29, 2023

Running for a team that aspires to represent the drive, professionalism and strong qualities of its school is what one would call “a real team.” The boys' “We, not me!” testament runs, literally,...

The Underrated Girls Varsity Handball Team

Jenny Dun April 6, 2023

The FHHS Girl's Varsity Handball Team kicked off their season with an impressive victory over Maspeth High School. The team dominated in both singles and doubles, securing a score of 21-4 and 21-8, respectively....

The Boys JV Basketball Team

The Boys JV Basketball Team

Layla Makhmudova and Kudzaishe E. Chezani January 23, 2023

On December 16, the FHHS Boys Junior Varsity Basketball Team had their first win against Queens High School of Teaching. This game was very important to them because they were not able to play their first...

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FIFA Lovers, Unite!

Andrew Loja January 23, 2023

The most anticipated sports tournament in 2022 was the FIFA World Cup in Qatar, with a total of 3.57 billion viewers. This tournament only happens every four years. The world qualifiers determine which...

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