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Insight to this year’s color guard season

Insight to this year’s color guard season

By Harley Anderson

October 11, 2017


Filed under Sports

The color guard season started off with their first performance on Sept. 8 during the football team’s first home game. The team kicked off the season well during their first performance at the Mustang Stadium, showing what the new freshman have in store for upcoming performances. This season wil...

Homestead’s aspiring athletes

By Renee Wang, Reporter

October 9, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

When we hear about famous athletes, we hear about their stunning athletic ability and the gold, silver and bronze that dangle around their necks. But, what we do not hear is what shaped them to be the athletes they are today, and the challenges that have shaped their journeys. HHS boasts many notable ...

Mustang victory rings through Fremont yet again

Mustang victory rings through Fremont yet again

By Brandon Welty

August 27, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Showcase, Sports

The annual rivalry game between HHS and FHS took place last Friday. This year, the two schools faced off against one another at Fremont High School. The game, dubbed the “Battle of the Bell,” takes place at each school’s campus every other year as their respective football teams fight it out to wi...

Diving into CCS

Diving into CCS

By Skylar Cunniff

May 2, 2017


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

The girls varsity divers who qualified for CCS are looking forward to the meet on May 12. Diving may be an individual sport, but they all work together to improve their skills for meets. So far only three girls, varsity captain junior Anna Dupin, freshman Shannon Johnson Guthrie and sophomore Jessy Ch...

Diving into a new season

Diving into a new season

By Skylar Cunniff

April 4, 2017


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

The girls varsity and JV diving teams did well at the meet on Thursday, March 30.  The diving team’s score is combined with the swim team’s score to make the total score of the meet. Each dive is given a score based on the difficulty, technique, how close to the board and how big of a splash the...

Under pressure

Under  pressure

By Brittany Prock

March 5, 2017


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

A fter receiving a first-round bye, the boys basketball team lost their second-round CCS game to Independence High School (IHS) on Friday, Feb. 24. Prior to Friday’s game, junior guard Eric Sathy said he hoped to get “two or three games out of [CCS].” Though the game had a slow start, ...

Basketball teams support breast cancer awareness

Basketball teams support breast cancer awareness

By Izzy La Rue

February 8, 2017


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

Breast cancer awareness is not only recognized in October. HHS Cancer Society organized Pink Night in conjunction with the JV and Varsity basketball teams in the big gym on Jan. 27 to support breast cancer awareness. Players of all teams wore pink shirts saying “United we fight” to show their ...

Boys varsity impresses in first rivalry game

Boys varsity impresses in first rivalry game

By Brittany Prock

January 29, 2017


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

T he boys varsity basketball team collected their fourth league win Friday, Jan. 20 against FHS. Senior Tyler Liston, center and power forward, said prior to big games coach Shawn Hook does not have the boys practice for a specific team, but more for a specific play the other team might run. Prio...

Freshman shines on the field

Freshman shines on the field

By Brendan Kane

January 4, 2017


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

The girls soccer team lost many upperclassmen last year due to graduating seniors and time committed juniors leaving spots open to fill. According to Maxpreps some of the juniors lost include Isabella Rosado, Margo Thornton, Laura Salvaggio, and Kristina Claras. One of the new four freshman players fulfilling...

The weight struggle of a wrestler

By Raven Bautista

January 3, 2017


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

Photo by Max AskrenLosing one or two pounds may not seem daunting for some people, but for wrestlers, one-tenth of a pound makes all the difference in assessing whether or not they are eligible for a tournament or a match. There are 14 weight classes ranging from 113 to 285 pounds at HHS. Wrestlers are assign...

Boys varsity basketball team prepares for season ahead

Boys varsity basketball team prepares for season ahead

By Brittany Prock

December 10, 2016


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

With 26 total games in the season, 12 of them being league games, the boys varsity basketball team is currently 3-2. The team mostly consists of juniors and seniors, which differs from last years team as it had more variation in grade level. Junior Eric Sonobe, who has been on varsity since sophom...

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