Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Is it a sport?

By Rajiv Venkatesh December 1, 2021

With each coming week, high schoolers look forward to attending one of the most popular sporting events at HHS: football games. While many come to socialize or watch the game, the marching band, color...

PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT: The athletic training team is constantly practicing and developing their skills.

Behind the athletes

By Ariana Tejeda Moreno November 16, 2021

While students attending sports games come to see the team compete, many do not see the operation which is the athletic training program keeping them healthy and prepared to play. The trainers at HHS assist...

PREPARING FOR CCS: Faith Watters practices her form during a match, which she says needs some improvement.

Varsity girls tennis team keeps up momentum mid-season

By Leila Salam, Zeinab Rakhshandehroo, and Brevin Reed November 6, 2021

Varsity girls tennis is continuing to push through their season as they begin to look ahead to the upcoming Central Coast Section finals. While they are still currently in the middle of the season, the...

SENIORS LAST GAME: Varsity field hockey players smile after playing their last game at Homestead

Seniors say goodbye to field hockey with senior night sendoff

By Keshav Kumar, Nina Vasquez Cruz, and Nicole Kim November 4, 2021

Varsity field hockey played their last home game Oct.13, in a 2-0 loss to Saratoga High School. As senior night celebrations were also held that day, the game held a special significance for graduating...

Reflecting on season: Boys water polo

Reflecting on season: Boys water polo

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Historically small cross country team prepares for intense season

By Joss Broward and Niyatee Jain October 19, 2021

The cross country team meets every day to practice in order to put their best foot forward when competing in events this season. However, this year, the team runs together as their smallest group ever. Typically,...

Meet The Girls Golf Team

Meet The Girls Golf Team

By Christine Kim, Lindsey Steel, and Macy Li October 10, 2021

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Successful Start for Sugiyama: Varsity captain Rino Sugiyama is looking forward to the challenge of competition.

Varsity girls tennis strives for their win in upper leagues

Working hard during their practices and ensuring they watch each other carefully in order to improve their mistakes, the varsity girls tennis team is eager to make this season a victorious one.  Varsity...

Girls Varsity Tennis Goals

Girls Varsity Tennis’ Goals

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CROSS COUNTRY CONDITIONING: A cross country team member prepares for the fall sports season,

Fall sports season kicks off

By Aiko Charon, Macy Li, Brevin Reed, and Harshitha Vijayakumar September 17, 2021

The fall sports season kicked off in early August, with athletes returning after a year of shortened athletic seasons and restrictions due to the pandemic. Unlike last year, masks will not be required...

Yusim helps a student athlete in the Athletic Training room, where he encourages all students to visit with any questions they may have about injury prevention or recovery or even just general health and nutrition.

Q&A: Athletic trainer Daniel Yusim gives advice on preventing athletic injuries

By Nitya Kashyap June 7, 2021

Daniel Yusim works as HHS’s head athletic trainer, helping athletes and students alike with injury prevention and treatment. The Epitaph reporter Nitya Kashyap sat down with Yusim to discuss sports injuries...

The bell game: The final score for this year’s bell game was, 34-10, Homestead.

The battle of the bell: a years-old rivalry between HHS and FHS

By Ashley Orozco and Xochitl Neely May 10, 2021

The battle of the bell is a well-known game between the Homestead and rival school Fremont. This match is one of the most important games of the season because the winning team gets to keep a bell, which...

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