The Student News Site of Lynbrook High School

the Epic

The Student News Site of Lynbrook High School

the Epic

The Student News Site of Lynbrook High School

the Epic

The fall sports — boys and girls water polo, field hockey, girls volleyball, girls and boys golf, football, cross country and girls tennis — concluded their seasons with annual Senior Nights, with many teams advancing to CCS.

Viking athletes conclude successful fall season

Lina Mezerreg and Tanika Anbuchelvan November 9, 2021

Following months of postponed athletics, many teams started conditioning over the summer, and the fall sports season officially commenced in August 2021. Through hassles of mask mandates and Centers for...

With goggles and ski poles in hand, I am ready to embark on this year’s skiing adventure.

My ski journey

Amy Liu November 9, 2021

It seemed that my young skiing career was plunging downhill. My six-year-old self and my first-time skier dad had just tumbled off the lift on the easiest green trail at Mount Rose Ski Resort. A quarter...

The Giants advanced further in the MLB season than in past years.

Giants score giant ticket to postseason

Youqi Huang November 9, 2021

The Giants overcame several years of mediocrity this season, boasting a 107-55 record during the regular season and finishing at the top of their division to earn a spot in the National League Division...

Commemorative bricks and tiles, located at the entrance of the football stadium and on the pool deck, can be purchased by members of the Lynbrook community to support the Athletic Boosters.

Commemorative bricks leave legacies

Elizabeth Cheng November 9, 2021

Some bricks are adorned with a basketball, others are embellished with a field hockey stick and many boast the Viking logo. “Rah Hockey! Rebecca Hatton.” “Dream it, believe it, achieve it! The...

Michael Wu catches the football and turns to run down the field.

Football player Michael Wu makes his mark

Samiya Anwar November 9, 2021

In a span of three years, senior Michael Wu has made a significant mark on Lynbrook’s varsity football team not only as a talented running back, cornerback and linebacker but also as a leader and friend...

The boys and girls golf teams stand together showing their team spirit.

Annual Lynbrook boys and girls golf face-off tradition resumes

Anirudh Seshadri October 6, 2021

The Lynbrook girls and boys golf teams played among themselves in a friendly competition on Sept. 25 at Los Lagos Golf Course. Unlike previous years, when the boys and girls teams competed against each...

Freshmen are earning no PE credits after a season of sports.

Freshmen should receive PE credits from sports

Nicole Ge October 6, 2021

Most student-athletes can earn five PE credits from a sports season. However, freshmen cannot and may only earn elective credits, which are easily fulfilled requirements. It is unfair for freshmen to put...

Fall sports have shown high levels of team bonding.

Fall sports teams foster unique relationship

Samyukta Sarma October 6, 2021

Fall sports are back in season, and teams are more united than ever, both on and off the field. From wearing uniforms to school before a home game to bonding with pasta parties, teammates are doing more...

Kasturi Kirubaharan walks away from the field after practicing with the rest of the team.

Lynbrook’s first female receiver: Kasturi Kirubaharan

Jasmine Rihal October 6, 2021

Lynbrook has a new player on JV football: freshman Kasturi Kirubaharan, the first ever female wide receiver on the team. Lynbrook has had a handful of female football kickers in the past, but Kirubaharan...

Sports like volleyball require masks indoors whereas outdoor sports like field hockey do not require masks.

Student-athletes required to wear masks to play indoor sports

Audrey Sun October 6, 2021

Breathing properly is essential for student-athletes to achieve their highest athletic performance. While masks are still required for Lynbrook athletes competing in indoor sports, outdoor sports, such...

Although the pandemic has forced me to transition from dancing late nights at the studio to a confined space at home,  it has also led me to reevaluate and rediscover my passion for ballet.

Reclaiming my love for ballet

Emma Constable May 26, 2021

“Stop,” my ballet teacher interjected, abruptly turning off the music. I felt my heart sink, knowing she was going to tell me off for doing something wrong.  “Emma, you can’t just stand there...

 Field hockey, rowing, sailing, fencing, squash, synchronized swimming and men’s volleyball were among the sports announced to be cut after the 2020-21 season. (Graphic Illustration by Emma Cionca.)

Saving Stanford sports: A lesson in perseverance

Emma Cionca May 26, 2021

When I was 9, I attended my first Stanford sports game, a women’s basketball tournament. Since I wasn’t the most interested in athletics growing up, I didn’t completely understand what was going...