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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...

Football Player also Rugby Player | Sione Moli

By David Coe
November 14, 2016
Filed under Sports

S enior football player Sione Moli is an All-Star athlete in the sport of Rugby. Moli is from the Tanga Islands of Papua New Guinea and attended Los Altos High School before transferring to HHS during his sophomore year. When Moli transferred he said he was fascinated by the unique vibe HHS port...

Recap of the Game – Homestead vs. Los Altos [Water Polo]

By Claire Torii and David Coe
November 14, 2016
Filed under Sports

R eporter Claire Torii interviews HHS students competing in a Water Polo CCS playoff game. Thursday October 20, 2016. Players & students interviewed: Coach Sam Hyrne, Kyle Wynne, Charlie Crane and Jack Gregoff. Recap of the Game - Homestead vs. Los Altos [Water Polo] : Filmed by: Davi...

Homecoming 2016 wraps with a packed Friday

Homecoming 2016 wraps with a packed Friday

By Mark Lu
October 20, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, News, Sports

After four days of brunch cheer-offs and lunchtime activities, Homecoming day finally arrived last Friday. In place of  tutorial, the Homecoming rally kicked off with a performance by the Marching Band and Colorguard. “I think our performance was… good, especially the bass drum at the end,” sophomore...

Rajah Ward, HHS legend

Rajah Ward, HHS legend

By Mark Lu
September 28, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

If you’ve gone to any HHS football game throughout the last three years, senior running back Rajah Ward (#20) has probably scored a touchdown in one of them, and that is not an overstatement. Not only is he an incredible athlete who will leave behind a powerful legacy at HHS, his speed and dexterity ...

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