The Epic

Ready? OK!: Behind the scenes of cheer

Kavya Iyer

December 14, 2018


Filed under Print, Sports

At each rally and football game, Lynbrook cheer impresses students with impeccable balance, acrobatic skill and synchronization. However, what it does outside of the school events students see, such as its collaboration with the Miller Middle School cheer team, is for the most part, a mystery. The o...

Weighing the effects of diets on wrestlers

Alisha Naidu

December 14, 2018


Filed under Print, Sports

One glass of milk with a banana for breakfast. No lunch. A small salad with a side of chicken for dinner. This is what a typical day's worth of meals is like for sophomore Pranav Chittaranjan during wrestling season. The total caloric intake of such a meal adds up to a mere 1000 calories. Lik...

Jonathan Leslie takes the moment on and off the field

Jonathan Leslie takes the moment on and off the field

Patricia Wei

December 14, 2018


Filed under Print, Sports

In fifth grade, junior Jonathan Leslie came across a quote that he has kept with him ever since: “Don’t wait for the perfect moment. Take the moment and make it perfect.” When he is on the baseball field, this quote serves as a reminder to just hit the ball and give it his all even when the p...

Lynbrook basketball team plays alumni in annual Alumni Basketball game

Lynbrook basketball team plays alumni in annual Alumni Basketball game

Enzo Cabaltica

December 3, 2018


Filed under Photo, Sports, Web Exclusive

On Wednesday, Nov. 21, the Lynbrook varsity basketball team played a team of Lynbrook alumni at the annual Alumni Basketball game. The game was exciting to watch and both teams displayed their skills. The alumni won the game 64-60. All photos by Enzo Cabaltica...

Dedicated or desensitized?: Athletes continue to train hard as smoke envelops California

Dedicated or desensitized?: Athletes continue to train hard as smoke envelops California

Medha Upadhyay

November 30, 2018


Filed under Columns, Sports, Web Exclusive

“Practice is cancelled again today! How will I race next weekend?” My sister bursts through the door, her voice laced with concern. We launch into a discussion, trying to decide the best workaround. Three hours later, we’re swimming indoors at our local YMCA, relieved to be able to continue practici...

Students sweat off stress at new weight room

Students sweat off stress at new weight room

Kelsey Lu

November 9, 2018


Filed under Print, Sports

While the many changes on campus require patience and flexibility, one change is already being used and enjoyed: the new weight room. Read on about the experiences of two students who go to the weight room regularly.   Varun Agrawal (senior) After the opening of the new weight room, senior Varun A...

Love one team, respect all

Love one team, respect all

Anusha Kothari

November 9, 2018


Filed under Columns, Print, Sports

I walked into SAP Center, anticipating the sea of blue and gold I had seen the last time I watched a Golden State Warriors game in person. Instead, I saw fans decked in blue, gold, black and purple. Despite being a preseason game, this game was no ordinary one. The strongest team in the league, the Golden ...

PE Inclusive fosters bonds with special needs students

PE Inclusive fosters bonds with special needs students

Aileen Xue

November 9, 2018


Filed under Print, Sports

Inspired by her daughter with special needs, Athletic Director Jennifer Griffin decided to teach the special needs physical education class beginning in the 2016-2017 school year. After discussions with Special Education department chair Anne Greene, Griffin came up with the idea of PE Inclusive, a new...

Sports in Seconds

November 9, 2018


Filed under Print, Sports

      Freshman Jack Collins “I initially joined football to get in shape, but I ended up enjoying the sport because it is a fun and healthy way for me to spend my time.”                   ...

Students compete for virtual victory in fantasy football

Students compete for virtual victory in fantasy football

Jonathan Ye

November 9, 2018


Filed under Print, Sports

New York Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr. catches a 76-yard touchdown against the San Francisco 49ers. “Yes, that’s 13.6 points for my Fantasy team!” Senior Tatsumi Eng, a lifelong 49ers fan, cheers as Beckham performs a celebratory end zone dance. If this had happened in an actual game, 49ers fans n...

Marching band and colorguard keep up the pace

Marching band and colorguard keep up the pace

Melissa Chen

November 9, 2018


Filed under Print, Sports

Marching to a 120 beats-per-minute tempo with measured steps, precise technique and a 35-pound instrument is no simple task. For students in the Lynbrook marching band, however, these are tasks they are able to execute skillfully as a result of the athletic training each marcher and colorguard member u...

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