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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

Graphic illustration by Chelsea Lee. (Yvonne Wu)

Building resilience through basketball

Yvonne Wu, Staffer March 10, 2024

As an avid sports fan and an active individual, freshman Liuen Yu involves himself in a diverse range of activities including basketball, football, track and Boy Scouts, but his favorite by far is...

Senior Maggie Lam shoots a layup during a home game against Monta Vista High School. Used with permission from Austin Wu.

Maggie Lam reaches 1000th basketball career point milestone

Audrey Sun, Staffer February 12, 2024

Amid the energetic cheers from the crowd reverberating through the gym, senior and girls varsity basketball captain Maggie Lam makes her 3-point shot, marking a significant milestone in her career by scoring...

March Madness, the single-elimination college basketball championship, has been wilder than usual this year with many surprising upsets.

A look into March Madness 2023

Deeksha Raj, Business Manager April 10, 2023


Pinnacle Hoops, a non-profit organization founded by seniors Jonathan Fu, Jeffrey Su and Vikram Thirumaran, has trained more than 250 students and raised more than $30,000 to support the athletic programs of schools in underrepresented areas.

Reaching the pinnacle with Pinnacle Hoops

Susanna Tang, Editor-in-Chief October 10, 2022

To seniors Jonathan Fu, Jeffrey Su and Vikram Thirumaran, every child has a personal pinnacle, and it is their job to help children reach it. Pinnacle Hoops, a non-profit basketball organization founded...

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

Boys basketball dominates the court

Catherine Zhou, Design Editor 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...

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

Cheer team takes over basketball court sidelines

Deeksha Raj, Business Manager 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...

Senior Maison Yee, who has been playing basketball for 10 years, has committed to women’s basketball at Pomona-Pitzer.

Senior Maison Yee commits to women’s basketball at Pomona-Pitzer

Diana Kohr, Web Editor January 26, 2021

10 years of hard work have changed what started as an entertaining hobby for senior Maison Yee into an incredible basketball journey. Next year, Yee will continue this journey on the Pomona-Pitzer women’s...

“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...

How the NBA and China responded to Daryl Moreys tweet.

NBA’s support of Morey is justified

Ethan Lee, Writer November 13, 2019

China has cut off numerous ties with the National Basketball Association (NBA) following a controversial tweet by Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey, through which he expressed support for the...

In My Opinion  | Why Kevin Durant’s tirade against the media is valid

The NBA is not tea time

Anusha Kothari, Editor-in-Chief February 27, 2019

“Let us play basketball.” The moment Golden State Warriors’ All-NBA forward Kevin Durant uttered these words, sports networks rushed to dissect them, as well as the entirety of Durant’s post-game...