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Homestead Students Pre-Game Rituals

By Harold Rucker III

December 9, 2017


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

The athletes at HHS have an interesting view on pre game rituals. Some of these students find it necessary to complete these rituals before every game however some of the students have used this pre game ritual to the point where it is muscle memory. These students truly believe that their perform...

Boys’ Varsity basketball has much to accomplish this season

By Daniel Chung

December 8, 2017


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

After a horrible season two years ago and a decent season the year before, the Mustangs’ boys varsity basketball looks forward to improving from last season. Unlike last season, the basketball team will be playing in the De Anza League, which is Division One in the Santa Clara Valley Athletic Le...

Seniors say goodbye

By Andrea Boyn

November 8, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

Girls’ and boys’ water polo team shared their senior night victories on Oct. 17. To celebrate the seniors, each team added special touches to make the celebration memorable. From giant cut-out heads and customized posters to balloon arches and Snapchat filters, the entire pool deck was ful...

Sara Olsson as Player of the Month

Sara Olsson as Player of the Month

By Harold Rucker III

November 6, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

Sophomore Sara Olsson is an extremely important player to the volleyball team. She is a huge help to the team scoring-wise and defensively. The volleyball team has been very successful this season and will be in CCS. Their record is 7-6. “I believe that the season has gone quite well, even thoug...

Izzy-Talk

Izzy-Talk

By Izzy La Rue

November 6, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Uncategorized

The girls’ volleyball team this year went to CCS as the three seed in the division 1 bracket. Their overall record to end the season was 7-7 and the last loss was a upset and heartbreaker. On Sat. the team played against the sixth seed LGHS in the quarterfinals of CCS. They lost in the final a...

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...

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