The Epic

Female athletes face unfair sexism

Female athletes face unfair sexism

Michelle Lum

October 5, 2018


Filed under Columns, Print, Sports

After years of having the same uniforms, the girls tennis team was excited for a change: new tank tops. We quickly placed orders to ensure that our uniforms would arrive in time for matches, not realizing that a white tank top with an open cut in the back would cause such a disruption. Without our knowl...

Female football players kick off the season

Female football players kick off the season

Audrey Wong

October 5, 2018


Filed under Print, Sports

When most people picture a football player, the first image that comes to mind is someone tall, brawny and usual a male. This year, however, four new female players have been added to the football team. Senior Amanda White, one of the varsity kickers, thought about joining football in May.  The football coach A...

Cross country team takes season in stride

Arul Gnanasivam

October 5, 2018


Filed under Columns, Print, Sports

His lungs burn. 50 meters. Sweat drips down his face. 40 meters. His breath gets heavier and heavier with each step. 30 meters. His legs feel like collapsing, but his mind refuses to let them stop. 20 meters. His heart beats through his chest, and his skin burns from the sun. 10 meters. Almost there. 5...

Megan Yang Earns Full Ride to UCI for Golf

Megan Yang Earns Full Ride to UCI for Golf

Elena Williams

October 5, 2018


Filed under Print, Sports

Determination, perseverance and a good eye: senior Megan Yang has all the skills she needs to excel in golf. Through five years of hard work and practice, she has risen from a novice player to one of the top golfers in the state, her journey culminating in a full-ride sports scholarship to UC Irvine...

Lynbrook Football Plays Marina High School

Lynbrook Football Plays Marina High School

Kavya Iyer, Ashley Song, and Arul Gnanasivam

September 28, 2018


Filed under Photo, Sports, Web Exclusive

On Aug. 31, Lynbrook played against Marina High School. Check out these pictures to see some of the highlights from the game! The next football game will be on Oct. 5 against Santa Clara.

Changes to be fulfilled for the next school year

Srinidhi Seshadri

May 24, 2018


Filed under Print, Sports

New Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), a new homeroom time and homecoming in the tennis courts are just a few of the changes to be implemented in the 2018-2019 school year. NGSS is an adjustment in the science curriculum that has been in the works for the past few years and will be in place...

Kelvin Chong: Junior Nationals Champion

Ashley Song

May 24, 2018


Filed under Print, Sports

The bleachers are filled with eager onlookers, enraptured and invested in the battle on the court. Apart from the contact of shoe to floor and birdie to racket, silence pours through the gym. As freshman Kelvin Chong’s wrist snaps, all eyes are on him. Chong’s love for badminton began when his ...

Baseball hits it out of the ballpark to CCS

Jonathan Ye

May 24, 2018


Filed under Print, Sports

Holding navy blue helmets, the varsity baseball team runs onto the baseball field as players cheer and jump on top of each other. The team had an overall record of 18 wins and nine losses and a league record of 10 wins and five losses this season. This season is the first time Lynbrook baseball has qual...

Future collegiate athletes celebrate commitments to colleges

Future collegiate athletes celebrate commitments to colleges

Nicole Ong, Srinidhi Seshadri, and Patricia Wei

May 11, 2018


Filed under News, Sports, Web Exclusive

Meet five Lynbrook seniors who will be continuing their athletic careers at the collegiate level: Andrew Shao, Angela Liu, Amy Steinmetz, Juney Lee and Nathan Lee. Shao and Liu, track and field athletes, will be attending MIT and Scripps College, respectively; Steinmetz has a place on the UC Irvine volleyball...

Students dance to the beat at the Valkyries Spring Show

Students dance to the beat at the Valkyries Spring Show

Srinidhi Seshadri

May 9, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, News, Photo, Sports, Video, Web Exclusive

Students performed at the Valkyries Spring Show held at Lynbrook High School on May 4, 2018. There were performances from the school dance team, the Valkyries, as well as other students who volunteered to perform, songs and dances. Watch this short recap video of all the performances: Take a look at photos...

Swim season ends with a splash

Swim season ends with a splash

Jessica Li

April 26, 2018


Filed under Print, Sports

Pushing onward stroke by stroke, kick by kick, through the clear blue water, Lynbrook swimming and diving is right on the heels of celebrating a victorious season. Though the team has yet to compete in league championships, the team has managed to swim undefeated in all league matches. This season...

Unathletic n’ unafraid

Unathletic n’ unafraid

Ashley Song

April 26, 2018


Filed under Columns, Print, Sports

It is safe to say that anyone who even remotely knows me is aware that I am no athlete. Despite my lifelong wishes to be fast, strong or agile, I have never acquired any of these qualities during my fifteen years. In fact, I am one of the clumsiest people you will ever meet. Now don’t get me wrong...

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