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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

By not allowing stigmas prevent them from enjoying the sport, female wrestlers show their resilience and prove that they too deserve to compete in the playing field.

Wrestling against gender stereotypes

Chelsea Lee, Design Editor February 6, 2023

“‘You look really scary for a girl,’” junior and varsity wrestler Claire Lucas said, recalling what someone told her at a past tournament. “Those words stuck with me for a long time.” While...

Wushu has taught sophomore Ashton Wu the importance of consistency, and he hopes to one day rise to No. 1 worldwide.

Ashton Wu flips to new heights in wushu

Vidushi Upadhyay, Staffer February 6, 2023

Almost every day after school, sophomore Ashton Wu finds himself back at the Elite Kung Fu studio, spending hours repeating the same routines, hoping to achieve perfection with every movement. He never...

Senior Andrew Peng will be joining the Colorado College cross country and track and field team.

Andrew Peng commits to Colorado College for cross country and track and field

February 6, 2023

Senior Andrew Peng has committed to Colorado College for cross country and track and field after four years of consistent training. There, he plans to major in applied mathematics and continue his exemplary...

Senior Priscilla Leang will be fencing for Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Priscilla Leang commits to Massachusetts Institute of Technology for fencing

February 6, 2023

Senior Priscilla Leang began fencing in her first grade with her older sister, class of 2021 alumnus Andrea Leang. Since then, the sport has followed her changes of residence, from New Jersey to China...

Viking athletics provides new Virtual Enterprise opportunities

Viking athletics provides new Virtual Enterprise opportunities

Emily Pedroza, Features Editor October 10, 2022

Virtual Enterprise, Lynbrook’s student-led-business class, has begun their first year of collaborating with Lynbrook’s athletics department. Some current and potential projects include making and selling...

Martial Arts Club Adviser Andrew Seike

Seike teaches survival and arts through martial arts

Nicole Ge, Staffer October 10, 2022

Seike has trained in various kinds of martial arts for over twenty years, including karate, Shorinji Kenpo and Aikido. He has also studied mixed martial arts at the Shamrock Submission Fighting System,...

Varsity football vs Fremont High School Oct.7

Jasmine Rihal and Katie Chin October 8, 2022

Fighting determinedly against the persistent contenders, varsity football lost to Fremont High School with a score of 27-7 on Oct. 7. The Firebirds dominated the first half of the game, scoring a total...

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, Web Editor 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...

 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, Sports Editor 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...

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...

Alexa Kwan, 17, commits to swim at UC Davis and will study managerial economics as part of the university’s Class of 2025.

Senior Alexa Kwan commits to swim at UC Davis

Youqi Huang, Copy Editor December 9, 2020

After 13 years of hard work in the classroom and in the pool, senior Alexa Kwan is ready to head to the University of California (UC) Davis, where she will swim at the collegiate level and study managerial...

The impact on student-athletes due to COVID-19

The impact on student-athletes due to COVID-19

Elliu Huang, Managing Editor May 27, 2020

Lynbrook’s spring sports teams started off the 2020 season with high hopes and positive mindsets until the COVID-19 pandemic shut down schools across California, effectively cancelling all spring sporting...