The Student News Site of Lynbrook High School

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The Student News Site of Lynbrook High School

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The Student News Site of Lynbrook High School

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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...

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...

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...

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...

In a season like no other, the Lynbrook football team has played the game they love despite facing setbacks. Here, they celebrate their win against Cupertino high school.

Lynbrook football touches down on another season

Anwen Huang May 6, 2021

Under the glaring stadium lights and setting sun, the Lynbrook football team gears up for a game. Since summer, the team of 30 players and 8 coaches has practiced rigorously in anticipation for the 2021...

Lynbrook wins big at first track and field meet of the season

Diana Kohr April 26, 2021

The Lynbrook track and field team started off their season strong at their first track meet on April 24 at Milpitas High School. Each of the Lynbrook teams, frosh/soph boys, varsity boys, JV girls and...

The NCAA invests millions of dollars to ensure promotion, equipment and coverage for their male athletes. However, for their female athletes, it’s a different story.

The history of sexism of the NCAA

Alara Dasdan April 23, 2021

The NCAA has recently come under scrutiny after a video from Sedona Prince, a member of the University of Oregon’s Women’s Basketball team, went viral on Tiktok. The NCAA responded to outraged viewers...