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JV tennis: ‘feeling the rhythm on the court’

By Jane Park

September 18, 2019

HOMESTEAD GIRLS JV TENNIS by Jane Park on Exposure...

Vu’s ‘smashing’ success

Vu’s ‘smashing’ success

By Shreya Parthasarathy

September 18, 2019

Sophomore Thien Nhi Vu started playing tennis as a pastime when she was just five years old. Vu said she is looking forward to being on varsity this year and winning matches. Although she said she was originally forced by her dad to play on the team last year, Vu has learned to embrace the spor...

Varsity girls golf kicks off new season

Varsity girls golf kicks off new season

By Kacey Rebstock

September 17, 2019

With the start of the school year, the fall sports season has commenced. Though the season is notorious for more popular sports like football, smaller teams are also taking stage. One such team is girls varsity golf. With a maximum number of 12 available spots on the team, 13 girls participated...

Field hockey: an unconventional sport

Field hockey: an unconventional sport

By Sara Shohoud

September 17, 2019

The field hockey team has officially kicked off their 2019 season. Field hockey is fairly popular at HHS, but how these players found their way to the sport is even more intriguing. Field hockey is not a common sport amongst children in this area. According to Sports Rec, many play basketball, teeball, ...

‘The desire to get better’: the secret behind water polo goal-tending

‘The desire to get better’: the secret behind water polo goal-tending

By Emily Chung

September 16, 2019

As Coach Sam Hyrne whistles, the boys water polo team begins their scrimmage. While field players work on passing and scoring during practice, goalies follow a different procedure. The majority of players on the varsity team are seniors who have been playing for a long time.  “This is the most ded...

Mustangs lose to Mountain View in season opener, but come back to slaughter SSFHS in game 2

By Dexter Tatsukawa

September 12, 2019

Varsity football opened the season against the Mountain View High School Spartans in a game on Friday, Aug. 30. The game concluded with the Mustangs losing 35-7, with Harold Rucker III scoring HHS's only touchdown during the third quarter. Before the game, coach Milo Lewis knew Mountain View’s skill w...

Girls tennis optimistic for new season despite loss of graduated players

Girls tennis optimistic for new season despite loss of graduated players

By Katelynn Ngo

September 12, 2019

This year, more than half the players on the girls tennis team are new, JV tennis coach and photography teacher Edmond Kwong said. Nevertheless, Kwong said he has high hopes for the season. “It’s always fun to see what the new players can bring to the team and what type of team chemistry w...

Coach Bridges moves to varsity

Coach Bridges moves to varsity

By Naomi Baron

September 9, 2019

Water polo coach Haley Bridges will be moving from coaching the JV team to the varsity team for the 2019-2020 season. The previous varsity coach, Heather Bonvechio, who teaches in the resource department, is taking the season off due to maternity leave, Bridges said. Bridges previously assisted Bonvechio i...

Carlos Gonzalez fights for his goals

By Andrea Boyn and Laurel Schmidt

May 9, 2019

T he sports that HHS students participate in are not limited to the ones offered by the school. Senior Carlos Gonzalez has been boxing for over six years now however he started out doing muay thai and kickboxing. “My parents wanted me and my siblings to do some sort of self defense,” Go...

Boys Varsity Volleyball: Lynbrook vs. HHS

By Emily Choi

April 6, 2019

https://youtu.be/Eh2-jQuakW4

Sports Soundbites: Girls Softball Recap

By Hana Baig

April 3, 2019

https://youtu.be/oh0YBy_jfMM