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

Athletic trainer helps players back on their feet

Athletic trainer helps players back on their feet

Nicole Ong November 2, 2017

It is 7:30 p.m. The football team’s center snaps the ball and the crowd roars with excitement, but exhilaration turns to silence when a player is injured. Megan Gwozdecke immediately runs onto the field...

Cheerleading team welcomes special ed students

Cheerleading team welcomes special ed students

Aurelia Yang and Belinda Zhou September 28, 2017

Away from the splendor of performing under bright stadium lights in radiant uniforms, the cheerleading team has been breaking boundaries behind the scenes: for the first time in Lynbrook’s history, the...

Football team perseveres despite injuries

Football team perseveres despite injuries

Justine Chen, Features Editor September 28, 2017

Senior and starting wide receiver Martin Thurman lies flat on his back at the twenty-yard line with the wind knocked out of him. As he struggles to catch his breath, the pounding in his head drowns out...

Lavar Ball: a genius or a narcissist?

Lavar Ball: a genius or a narcissist?

Catherine Huang, Editor In Chief September 28, 2017

Since the NCAA playoffs and NBA draft season, the press has been eating up Lavar Ball’s antics. The most popular topic among sports journalists, along with the recent ESPN articles, has been about the...

Sibling athletes work their way to the top together

Patricia Wei, Web Editor September 28, 2017

Siblings who grow up together often share fond memories with each other, and these memories are found in sports for many Lynbrook students. For these siblings, sharing the field or court has brought them...

Varsity football plays home opener against Andrew Hill

Varsity football plays home opener against Andrew Hill

Patricia Wei, Nicole Ong, and Ashley Song September 2, 2017

The Lynbrook varsity football team played their first home game of the season on Friday, Sept. 1 against Andrew Hill High School. Amid the heat of the evening, the Vikings gave a strong effort and overcame...

Valks dance their hearts out at Spring Show

Valks dance their hearts out at Spring Show

Mehek Kapur May 25, 2017

A group of passionately dancing girls run through their routine with fluid motions and smiles across their faces, dancing their hearts out to loud pulsing music in the Cove. All year long, the Valkyries...

Lauren Okamoto flips and dives her way into CCS

Lauren Okamoto flips and dives her way into CCS

Patricia Wei May 25, 2017

Encouraged by loud cheering from her teammates and coaches, freshman Lauren Okamoto springs off the diving board and launches herself into the air, performing a series of flips with impeccable form. Moments...

Buell settles into the stern and prepares to steer the boat as the rowers undock

Charles Buell steers toward success

Justine Chen April 27, 2017

Wedged in the stern of the boat, sophomore Charlie Buell faces the bow in which his teammates, ready to take his instructions, sit. After he calls out a change in stroke pace, the rowers listen and respond...

An outdoor adventure

An outdoor adventure

Michelle Lum, Staff Writer April 27, 2017
In My Opinion
The Conbody Challenge

The Conbody Challenge

Chloe Lai, Eric Wu, William Guo, and Nanda Pandian April 27, 2017

Conbody, a high intensity workout program designed to be equipment-free, was created by ex-convict, Coss Marte, who was sentenced to seven years in prison at the age of 19 for running a multimillion dollar...