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Brooks Bergenheier mid-swing./ Ron Espinola • The Brand
AOW: Brooks Bergenheier
By Clarissa Olson
Posted: April 24, 2018

Brooks Bergenheier was chosen as Athlete of the Week by JV baseball coach Clay Sagers. Bergenheier was...

Members of Skills USA at state competition./Courtesy • Jacob Frazier
Lowry High students have successful state competition at Skills USA
By Peyton Capellen
Posted: April 20, 2018

On April 10, some of Lowry’s most skilled students traveled to Reno to compete in various different events at...

Adaya Goldblatt, Josie Warn, and Tailor West with some of their awards./Courtesy • Lisa Scott
FBLA members qualify for nationals at state competition
By Ale Ibarra
Posted: April 20, 2018

The Future Business Leaders of America club left for their state conference in Reno on Sunday, April 15.

Adaya Goldblatt racing down the lane./ Halle Sullivan • The Brand
Swim performs well in Sparks
By Julianna Gonzalez
Posted: April 17, 2018

On April 13, Lowry’s swim team headed to Alf Sorensen Pool in Sparks.

Scottie Smith prepares to throw./ Ron Espinola • The Brand
Lowry track has successful meet in Fernley
By Celest Castellanos
Posted: April 17, 2018

The Lowry track team had a meet that took place in Fernley Friday April 14. The meet results are evidence...

Coach Ray Garrison instructs sprinters at practice including./Ron Espinola • The Brand
Athletes of the Week: Girls 4x400 relay team
By Samm Sharp
Posted: April 17, 2018

Track coach Mr. Grant Beatty chose the 4x400 track team for Athlete of the Week.

Casalyn swimming freestyle in the 200 individual medley./ Halle Sullivan • The Brand
AOW: Casalyn Perkinson
By Clarissa Olson
Posted: April 17, 2018

This week’s Athlete of the Week is Casalyn Perkinson. She was chosen by swim coach Shelby Ruff for her ...

Shelby Garrison (center) sprints down the track./ Ron Espinola • The Brand
AOW: Shelby Garrison
By Celest Castellanos
Posted: April 13, 2018

Senior Shelby Garrison was picked as Athlete of the Week by coach Grant Beatty of the track team.

Weston Noyes running lines with seniors Mardi Johnson (middle) and Ali Wirthlin (right). /Melanie Magana for The Brand
Performer of the Week: Weston Noyes
By Samm Sharp
Posted: April 13, 2018

Junior Weston Noyes was chosen by Mrs. Corrine James for Performer of the Week.

Lauren Fentress./Courtesy • Winnada
FBLA heads to state competition
By Julianna Gonzalez
Posted: April 13, 2018

On Sunday, April 15, Lowry’s Future Business Leaders of America will be traveling to Reno for state competition.

Conor McGregor at a press conference./Courtesy Andrius Petrucenia • Wikimedia
Should McGregor be allowed to fight again?
By Peyton CapellenReporter
Posted: April 7, 2018

Former UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor made some not so great headlines on April 2, 2018.

Senior Kyllie Sappington./ Ron Espinola • The Brand
Varsity softball defeats Spring Creek
By Julianna Gonzalez
Posted: March 27, 2018

On Friday, March 23, Lowry’s varsity softball team had three games against Spring Creek at home.

Mardi Johnson as Aurora from Sleeping Beauty./ Celest Castellanos • The Brand
POW: Mardi Johnson
By Julianna Gonzalez
Posted: March 23, 2018

Drama teacher Corrine James chose Senior, Mardi Johnson as Performer of the Week.

Sierra Maestrejuan catching a ball./ Ron Espinola • The Brand
AOW: Sierra Maestrejuan
By Celest Castellanos
Posted: March 23, 2018

Sophomore Sierra Maestrejuan was picked as Athlete of the Week by coach Ty Lucas..

Chris Shultz slides into into third base as Matt Garrison applies a tag./ Ron Espinola • The Brand
Varsity baseball continues to improve with win against Fernley
By Clarissa Olson
Posted: March 22, 2018

On March 17, varsity baseball traveled to Fernley, bringing home an 11-4 win...

J.D. with drain cleaner./Courtesy • Youtube
What to Watch: ‘Heathers’
By Samm Sharp
Posted: March 22, 2018

“The best high school black comedy ever made,” according to Entertainment...

Sydney Connors throws to first./ Samm Sharp • The Brand
Varsity girls softball splits doubleheader against Fernley
By Celest Castellanos
Posted: March 21, 2018

The varsity softball season has begun with their first league game against Fernley.

A scene from “Sleeping Beauty” Tuesday, March 13./Celest Castellanos • The Brand
'Sleeping Beauty' comes to life at Lowry
By Julianna Gonzalez
Posted: March 20, 2018

The week of March 12-16, Lowry Drama students put all their effort onto the stage to perform their last pla...

Christopher Shultz making a break for third base./ Ron Espinola • The Brand
Varsity baseball comes together at Reno tournament
By Clarissa Olson
Posted: March 18, 2018

On the weekend of March 3, Varsity baseball participated in a pre-season tournament...

Delanie Thompson at practice./Ron Espinola • The Brand
AOW: Delanie Thompson
By Julianna Gonzalez
Posted: March 16, 2018

Freshman Delanie Thompson was chosen as Athlete of the Week by coach Shannon....

Maricela Mendoza and Odaliz Loyola working on their mural in the art building./Clarissa Olson • The Brand
POW: Maricela Mendoza and Odaliz Loyola
By Clarissa Olson
Posted: March 13, 2018

This week’s Performers of the Week were chosen by Mrs. Julia Topholm.

Emmanuel Martinez prepares to dive./ Ale Ibarra • The Brand
AOW: Emmanuel Martinez
By Celest Castellanos
Posted: March 10, 2018

Senior Emmanuel Martinez was picked as Athlete of the Week by coach Shelby Ruff of the...

Sprinters at track practice./ Ron Espinola • The Brand
Spring sports head out for the beginning of the season
By Julianna Gonzalez
Posted: March 8, 2018

Lowry’s spring sports have officially started including baseball, softball...

Lowrt Turns 50./Staff • The Brand
Lowry turns 50
By Ale Ibarra and Samm Sharp
Posted: March 6, 2018

Albert M. Lowry High School opened its doors for its first graduating class in 1968. This first ever...

L-R Heather Hall, Rachel Garrison, Carly Heck./Ron Espinola • The Brand
Spring sports prepare for season...indoors
By Peyton Capellen
Posted: March 6, 2018

Track season is starting off once again after a good performance at last year’s state tournament.

Ale Ibarra
Mexico's Reality
By Ale Ibarra
Posted: March 6, 2018

Let me start by sharing facts about Mexico. Beyond the stereotypical images of sombreros, ...

Maddie Riley./Courtesy • Winnada
Performer of the Issue: Maddie Riley
By Halle Sullivan
Posted: March 6, 2018

This performer is someone who is praised by the school for her amazing choreography and ...

The combined Honor Band warming up before the performance./ Courtesy • Blaine Olson
Lowry band takes on honor band
By Clarissa Olson
Posted: March 6, 2018

On February 6 and 7, several members of the Lowry band -including myself-...

Julianna Gonzalez
Teens do better when school starts later
By Julianna Gonzalez
Posted: March 6, 2018

School needs to start later because teens lack sleep which is not healthy. It is recommended to...

Veronica Romero
Buckaroo Round Up
By Clarissa Olson
Posted: March 6, 2018

Fidget Spinners: Yes or no?
“No, because they're just really annoying.”

Celest Castellanos • The Brand
'Sleeping Beauty' awakens March 12
By Halle Sullivan
Posted: March 6, 2018

What are you doing March 12, 13, 14, 15 at 7 p.m., because “Sleeping Beauty” will be the play of the year?

Kim Jong-un and Trump. courtesy/ FolsomNatural. via flickr
FAKE NEWS: Trump befriends the rocket man
By Reporter
Posted: March 6, 2018

Kim Jong-un has been caught in the news a lot over the years. Known by all as the dictator of North...

Clarissa Olson
Do's and Don'ts: Spring Break
By Clarissa Olson
Posted: March 6, 2018

Don’t go on some super cool vacation without me. Seriously.

Destiny Delamora, Junior; Skylee Dewitte, Junior; Annabelle Grasmick, Junior; Leandre Gardner, Junior/Celest Castellanos • The Brand
Lowry Voices: What are your plans for spring break?
By Celest Castellanos
Posted: March 6, 2018

”I plan on hanging out with my family.” Destiny Delamora, Junior

Hailey Hinkle./Ron Espinola • The Brand
AOI: Hailey Hinkle
By Ale Ibarra
Posted: March 6, 2018

Being a student-athlete comes with a lot of difficulties such as making time to do homework, ...

Would gun laws change anything in the US?
By Peyton Capellen
Posted: March 6, 2018

Last week in Parkland Florida, a former student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School ...

Students working hard in Accounting./Samm Sharp • The Brand
FAKE NEWS: Study: students’ laziness due to teacher apathy
By Same Sharp
Posted: March 6, 2018

Recently, many teachers at Lowry have noticed the decrease of students’ effort in class.

Riley Sakurada
On Deck: NIAA’s Plan for 5A Dismissed
By Riley Sakurada
Posted: March 6, 2018

The NIAA has proposed a 5A league and wanted to implement the plan by the ...

Alyssa Kuskie putting up one of her many three-pointers./Peyton Capellen The Brand
Girls basketball ends season as runner-up to Greenwave
By Clarissa Olson
Posted: March 6, 2018

The Girls Varsity Basketball team concluded their season with a trip to the 2018 NIAA Girls...

A family sits down for dinner./Courtesy • National Institutes of Health
Whatever happened to: Family dinner
By Julianna Gonzalez
Posted: March 6, 2018

Whatever happened to an actual family dinner? It seems like now and days, most families...

Celest Castellanos
Animal cruelty needs to come to a stop
By Celest Castellanos
Posted: March 6, 2018

There are many people in this world who own or has owned a pet. For most people, they look ...

Samm Sharp
Open Your Eyes: Net neutrality
By Samm Sharp
Posted: March 6, 2018

On December 14, 2017, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) made history and...

Domonick Solis./Peyton Capellen • The Brand
AOI: Domonick Solis
By Peyton Capellen
Posted: March 6, 2018

Domonick Solis has been breaking ankles and taking names on the basketball court for the past...

Alex Ruiz goes up for a layup./Lisa Scott • Winnada
Frosh boys close out dominant season
By Peyton Capellen
Posted: March 6, 2018

The freshman boys started their season well. Their first two wins came from defeating Reno High...

A screengrab from "Black Mirror"./Courtesy • netflix.com
What to Watch: 'Black Mirror'
By Julianna Gonzalez
Posted: March 6, 2018

Netflix’s original series “Black Mirror” is one brilliant show. It’s very different from other ...

Kyle Sappington and Dorsey Naveran going down court./ Peyton Capellen • The Brand
Varsity boys wrap up season with hard work
By Celest Castellanos
Posted: March 6, 2018

The varsity boys season was full of effort, hard work and dedication. The Buckaroos finished ...

Kobe Bryant dribbles against players from the Dominican Republic./ Courtesy • U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Daniel Hughes
FAKE NEWS: Kobe coming out of retirement to join Dodgers
By Riley Sakurada
Posted: March 6, 2018

Following Jordan and his dream of the big leagues, Kobe Bryant is coming out of retirement.

Sierra Maestrejuan running through the tunnel before the game./ Staff • The Brand
AOW: Sierra Maestrejuan
By Clarissa Olson
Posted: February 23, 2018

Girls Varsity Basketball Coach Chelsea Cababat chose Sierra Maestrejuan as this week’s Athlete of the Week.

Lorelai and her daughter, Rory Gilmore./ Courtesy • facebook.com
What to watch: ‘Gilmore Girls’
By Ale Ibarra
Posted: February 8, 2018

First aired October 5, 2000, this witty, dramedy may be the best show to binge watch and rewatch...

Preston Snow looks to give a pass the ball./ Peyton Capellen • The Brand
Boys JV finish off season with a win
By Celest Castellanos
Posted: February 15, 2018

The JV boys basketball season has came to an end. The JV boys season was full of many wins ...

Bailee Brinkerhoff looks to make a pass./ Peyton Capellan • The Brand
JV girls fall to Spring Creek
By Julianna Gonzalez
Posted: February 15, 2018

On Friday, February 9, Lowry’s girls JV Bucks finished their basketball season.

The female teachers getting their groove on./ Halle Sullivan • The Brand
Lowry partys all week
By Halle Sullivan
Posted: February 13, 2018

Winterfest is a week full of fun for all students. Winterfest is full of lunchtime activities,....

Brook Hansen dribbles toward the basket./ Julianna Gonzalez • The Brand
Lady Bucks derail Railroaders
By Halle Sullivan
Posted: February 2, 2018

Friday, January 26 the Lady Bucks got off to an impressive start shutting out the Railroaders...

Chance Huitt looking for a pass to a teammate./ Samm Sharp • The Brand
AOW: Chance Huitt
By Julianna Gonzalez
Posted: February 9, 2018

This week’s Athlete of the Week for the JV boys basketball team is Chance Huitt, ...

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