The Student News Site of Lynbrook High School

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The Student News Site of Lynbrook High School

the Epic

The Student News Site of Lynbrook High School

the Epic

One door closes, but hundreds more open

Audrey Wong April 16, 2020

Things always happen for a reason. While it might not seem so in the moment, they will help in the long run. Those were the words of wisdom from my mother that continuously resonated within me as I attempted...

Work hard, play hard, recover stronger

Dhriti Iyer and Kavya Iyer March 31, 2020

“No pain, no gain” is a phrase often used in the world of athletics. It suggests that in order to grow, you must experience pain. But how much pain is too much? While athletes should push themselves...

Athletics Unlimited brings on March Madness

Diana Kohr March 31, 2020

Not only does Lynbrook’s March Madness, an annual basketball competition held by Athletics Unlimited, coincide with the popular March Madness tournament hosted by NCAA, it also allows students to form...

NBA honors Bryant during All-Star Game

Ron Aich March 9, 2020

The National Basketball Association (NBA) lost a legend on Jan. 27 when basketball icon Kobe Bryant, along with his daughter Gianna and seven others, tragically passed in a helicopter crash. Fans and NBA...

Skateboarding is one of five new sports making their debuts in the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics. The skateboarding events will include two types of competitions, street and park.

5 new sports coming to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Rachel Wu March 6, 2020

Look out for five new sports making their debuts in the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics: surfing, karate, skateboarding, sport climbing and baseball and softball. Except for baseball and softball, all of these...

The Nike Vaporflys traits include a 33 mm midsole and a carbon fiber plate, both of which correspond with a regulation of World Athletics.

World Athletics sets new regulations on running shoes

Teresa Arisawa February 26, 2020

On Oct. 12, 2019, Eliud Kipchoge ran the fastest marathon in world history — 1:59:40. However, this impressive time did not replace the marathon world record due to the massive amount of tools used to...

“I can’t wait for this
league to grow in the
upcoming years and
become something that everyone wants to be a part of and go watch.” - Alyssa Eseroma, Unified Basketball mentor

New unified basketball team promotes inclusivity

Alara Dasdan and Pranav Mishra February 26, 2020

FUHSD campuses are entering a new Unified Basketball League to give aspiring athletes in P.E. Inclusive classes the option to play competitively or recreationally in teams. Through its partnership with...

The hiring process consists of (1) an application, interview,
and authorization from Athletic Director, (2) Concussion Training and First Aid and CPR Certification, and (3) Compliance with the Athletic Code
of Ethical Conduct

Insight into the coach hiring process at Lynbrook

Kaylin Li February 26, 2020

As of Feb. 24, Lynbrook has seven job openings listed on EdJoin, and all seven of them are as coaches or assistants of sports teams. This lack of coaches has become most visible in the recent years. The...

During the winter season, Karson works as an instructor
at Squaw Valley Ski Resort in Olympic Valley, California every weekend.

Cougar Karson: Squaw Valley ski instructor

Emma Cionca February 26, 2020

Freshman Cougar Karson does not have an average job. A trained skier, having previously competed on the Far West division of the U16 Squaw Valley ski team, he has now advanced to a higher level. During...

Junior Sarah Ho performs a in a home victory against American High School on Dec. 10

Vikings qualify for Central Coast Section playoffs

Priyanka Anand February 26, 2020

Girls and boys varsity basketball teams, in addition to five individuals on the wrestling team, represented Lynbrook at the Central Coast Section (CCS) playoffs, an annual county-wide, high school sports...

Lynbrook remembers Kobe Bryant

Lynbrook remembers Kobe Bryant

Priyanka Anand, Mei Corricello, and Anusha Kothari February 11, 2020

Lynbrook staff and students remember the legacy of Kobe Bryant, who passed away in a helicopter crash on Jan. 26, 2020, along with his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and seven others. Read our sports...

Writer Bennie Chang holds a laptop displaying the logo of the Seattle Seahawks.

Confessions of a Seahawks fan

Bennie Chang January 29, 2020

The San Francisco 49ers are moving on to the Super Bowl after winning the National Football Conference (NFC) Championship Game against the Green Bay Packers. For the first time since 2012, the team is...