The student news site of Trinity Preparatory School

The Trinity Voice

The student news site of Trinity Preparatory School

The Trinity Voice

The student news site of Trinity Preparatory School

The Trinity Voice

8th grade fencer Ryo Kimura (left) takes on freshman fencer Hannah
Wang (right) in a fencing bout.

A Lunge in the Right Direction

Sammy Lou, Staff Writer October 29, 2022

Most schools have a varsity team for soccer, basketball or football, but fencing is rarely on that list. At Trinity, a group of students is hoping to change this as they push for a fencing club on campus. Trinity...

Sophomore outside hitter Elena Maynulet spikes the ball in a win against Orangewood on October 11.

Puerto Rican Volleyball Star Starts New Set

David Hull, Sports Writer October 29, 2022

   The varsity volleyball team recently acquired a new sophomore superstar, Elena Maynulet. Maynulet spent all of her life in Puerto Rico until this summer when she moved to Orlando for better exposure...

Head Coach Lisa McCoy watches on in one of the teams first practice as new players learn the fundamentals of volleyball.

New Coach Sets Up Team for Success

David Steinberg, Sports Writer May 9, 2022

   With the addition of a boys volleyball team comes the need for a new coach. After multiple interviews with different candidates, it was determined that Lisa McCoy was the best fit for the job. McCoy...

Lifters (left to right) junior Nico Santiago, sophomore Aurion Ekbatani, junior Boaz Kim, and junior Jackson Salinas visited Zaman in the hospital during the early stages of his recovery.

A Season Snatched

David Steinberg, Sports Writer April 29, 2022

   Junior lifter Safwan Zaman went out to grab lunch after a typical morning lift. One week later, he was lying still in a hospital bed. Zaman was diagnosed with a stomach bug that later turned into...

Junior Boaz Kim benches 235 pounds, winning his weight class during the Citris League Championship on March 9.

Outweighing The Obstacles

David Hull, Sports Writer April 27, 2022

   Following a successful regular season with a record of 6-2, the boys weightlifting team faced several challenges heading into districts, including the flu and other illnesses. Despite these obstacles,...

Kian Vakili sets up to hit a  forehand in a summer tournament.

National Tennis Champ Takes Next Step in Career

David Steinberg, Sports Writer April 27, 2022

   Senior Kian Vakili sets up for match point in a third-set tiebreaker at the U.S. Tennis Association (USTA) National Championships. He serves the match-winning ace while parents, coaches and spectators...

New head coach Gary Needelman talks to upper schoolers about their upcoming tournament during practice. He has been coaching for three years, but this is his first as head coach.

New Head Coach Swings Into the New Season

Boaz Kim, Sports Department Editor April 25, 2022

   With the retirement of Coach Richard Babyak, the boys and girls varsity tennis program is in new but familiar hands. Gary Needelman, who was previously the assistant coach alongside Babyak for three...

COVID-19 Causing Supply Shortages In Sports

COVID-19 Causing Supply Shortages In Sports

David Hull, Sports Writer April 25, 2022

   Ever since the first COVID-19 lockdown began in 2020, stores and vendors around the world have been in short supply of merchandise. Schools, including Trinity, have struggled to restock supplies and...

Senior Hannah Yared tests out the brand new track. As a hurdler, she is excited for the up-
coming season and running on the track during practice and meets.

Track Undergoes Modifications To Help Runners

David Hull, Sports Writer April 25, 2022

   As runners return back to the track for the new season, they look to break records on a new surface. Over winter break, the track underwent modifications after 15 years of deteriorating during countless...

Travis Sanders is the new assistant coach for the boys varsity lacrosse team. At the boys preseason workout he demonstrates a practice drill.

Lacrosse Team Gets New Personnel

Boaz Kim, Sports Department Editor April 25, 2022

   The boys varsity lacrosse team has brought in Travis Sanders as their new assistant coach. Sanders has also taken the role of the new Assistant Athletic Director as well as the head coach for the...

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