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Members of the football team participated in fall fitness and conditioning last year.

Athletics cleared to start practices, conditioning

By Nitya Kashyap February 4, 2021

H HS athletics finally started season one practices on Tuesday, Feb. 2, according to an email sent to staff by assistant principal Brian Dong. While the county is still in the purple tier, the email...

New sports season 2021

By Miya Liu February 1, 2021
Links, documents and contact information to get ready for the upcoming sport season!
TRIUMPH OVER OBSTACLES: The Wilderness Adventurers Club finds a way to enjoy the outdoors despite health concerns through a socially distant walk.

Wilderness Adventurers Club encourages students to experience world around them

By Alyssa Zimmerman January 13, 2021

The Wilderness Adventurers Club encourages students to go outside and respect nature. “I don't know what each person is dealing with,” senior Sammie Shenon, WAC president, said. “I know that mental...

The Washington R*dskins finally changed their name to the Washington Football Team this year, after years of criticism regarding the cultural appropriation of their former name.

NFL team rebranded Washington Football Team in response to cultural appropriation

By Raymond Ranbhise December 8, 2020

On July 23, the Washington R*dskins finally put an end to decades of cultural appropriation, retiring their racially insensitive team name and mascot, and changing it to the Washington Football Team. The...

A recruiting coach’s advice: how to navigate college recruiting during COVID-19

A recruiting coach’s advice: how to navigate college recruiting during COVID-19

By Joshua Cantwell-Nahrung November 17, 2020

Jeff Amaral is an assistant baseball coach at West Valley College who also helps recruit players to West Valley’s baseball team. The Epitaph report Joshua Cantwell-Nahrung sat down with Amaral in a Zoom...

Running, playing esports, and doing workouts at home are some ways people can spend time during quarantine.

Staying active during quarantine: the future of sports

By Jane Park, Bryan Ruiz, Miya Liu, and Nitya Kashyap May 20, 2020

With the country under lockdown, sports have been seeing a great decline. Stadiums that are usually packed are now completely empty and silent. Professional sports seasons have come to a screeching halt....

The 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics has been postponed to 2021, leading to different circumstances, impacting in different people and industries.

2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics postponed to 2021

By Seoyoung Hwang April 30, 2020

People all over the world gather every four years for the summer Olympics. However, the upcoming 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics has been postponed until 2021 for the first time in history due to COVID-19,...

The 2020 NFL Draft, a bright spot in a world with no sports.

Faria Focus: NFL Draft is a bright spot in a world with no sports

By Jackson Faria April 28, 2020

As the sports world remains at a standstill due to COVID, sports fans are desperate for any source of entertainment. Luckily for us, the 2020 NFL Draft is helping us power through by holding a virtual...

Football is dying from a culture of toxic masculinity

Football is dying from a culture of toxic masculinity

By Saanvi Thakur April 1, 2020

Being a football player, whether it's for the NFL or the school team, comes with a lot of glory. With all of the intense practices and the heavy toll it takes on the players, viewer rates continue to increase...

Stadiums all over the world will remain empty due to cancellations caused by the coronavirus.

Faria Focus

By Jackson Faria March 27, 2020

We have seen the effect of coronavirus on the world: the pandemic has shut down international travel, schools and worst of all — sports. For many sports fans, the seasonal change from winter to spring...

Spring sports athletes express disappointment in cancellations

Spring sports athletes express disappointment in cancellations

By Nitya Kashyap and Karen Li March 22, 2020

Seniors can no longer round out season In a disappointing turn of events, spring sports athletes found their seasons cut short when FUHSD sent out an email on March 13 announcing the closure of schools...

Girls varsity players discuss their soccer role models

Girls varsity players discuss their soccer role models

By Anika Karody and Nitya Kashyap March 12, 2020

Nearly every successful person has someone they look up to: a muse, role model, mentor or someone they admire and aspire to be. For some it can be an icon in their field, and for others, their loved ones. Though...

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