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

Jennifer Griffin used to host Minor League San Jose Giants players, including Jose Marti and Miguel Gomez, at her house during the baseball season.

Found family: The Griffins host minor league baseball players

Meera Nambiar March 8, 2022

From running Lynbrook sports to teaching PE, athletic director Jennifer Griffin is heavily involved with sports on campus. Her passion for athletics extends beyond Lynbrook, as she used to host Minor League...

Tom Brady retires after 22 seasons, leaves lasting impact

Tom Brady retires after 22 seasons, leaves lasting impact

Crystal Qian March 8, 2022

“When I suck, I’ll retire.” A promise from Tom Brady amid retirement rumors in 2014. A promise that he was too good to keep. Eight years later, the greatest of all time hung up his cleats following...

Spiked shoes round the 400 meter track and the weight room machines creak in unison as Lynbrook’s track & field team prepares themselves for the spring season.

Track athletes prepare for the spring season

Sruthi Medepalli March 8, 2022

Spiked shoes round the 400 meter track and the weight room machines creak in unison as Lynbrook’s track & field team prepares themselves for the spring season. Their notoriously brutal conditioning...

Winter guard’s well-choreographed performance captivates the audience by telling a story with vivid visual aspects.

Winter guard: Dancing with flags, rifles and swords

Chelsea Lee and Lauren Liu March 8, 2022

Fluttering flags spin through the air and over the heads of the winter guard members who threw them. In the blink of the eye, the guards move seamlessly into the rest of the choreography. Such a maneuver...

The boys varsity basketball team celebrates a win against Monta Vista High School.

Boys basketball dominates the court

Catherine Zhou February 1, 2022

As the clock ticked down, the crowd erupted into cheers when the boys varsity basketball team defeated rival Monta Vista on Jan. 29 by eight points. With an overall record of 14-5 and a standing of 6th...

Seniors Crystal Qian and Anton Ouyang commit to Stanford athletics.

Stanford recruits

Anushka Anand and Neha Ayyer December 8, 2021

Crystal Qian Senior Crystal Qian started fencing at the age of 8. After years of hard work and ambition, she committed to Stanford after being recruited for her internationally recognized achievements. At...

The cheer team steps into their new uniforms as they cheer on boys basketball.

Cheer team takes over basketball court sidelines

Deeksha Raj December 7, 2021

As the football season came to an end, the cheer team said goodbye to the football field and hello to the basketball courts, transitioning to cheering for the boys basketball teams for the winter sports...

The 49ers are a historically decorated sports franchise, boasting many Hall of Fame players and five Lombardi Trophies.

Faithful in red and gold: 75 years of 49ers history

Crystal Qian December 7, 2021

The San Francisco 49ers have weathered a tumultuous season following a string of injuries and a progression of ever-inactive rookies. In spite of the team's recent hitches, their 2021 season commemorates...

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 Anbu 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 uphill journey with skiing

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...