Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Though in the name of equality, France’s bill promotes bigotry and prejudice in sports.

Neutrality or injustice?

By Zeinab Rakhshandehroo October 1, 2022

Sports are a global connection, an activity anyone can participate in. Ideally free from prejudice and discrimination, sports are meant to be open to all – no matter their race, gender, socioeconomic...

 IMPROVEMENT FROM PRACTICE: Beginning her running career in middle school, Tarkington said she has since beaten her best mile time on several occasions.

Seniors stick with sports

By Brevin Reed May 31, 2022

Throughout the entirety of high school, students are offered a wide variety of sports to play, ranging from swimming and diving to golf and soccer. While some students choose to vary the sports they play,...

THREE YEAR JOURNEY: Bride said the main challenges with jumping events are taking the drills they work on in practice and putting them together in competition.

Leaping towards success

By Karuna Chandran and Lia Klebanov May 29, 2022

As the track and field season comes to a close for track athlete, senior Mathilde Bride, Bride said the season has been a three year journey in the making. Her primary events are the jumping events, including...

TRANSGENDERS IN SPORTS: Transgender people do not have an unfair leverage in any capacity because they do not have control over their body parts.

Silent battles: transgender athletes in sports

By Shreya Partha and Olivia Shen May 25, 2022

Michael Phelps is an objectively perfect swimmer: hyper-extended joints, double the normal lung capacity, and a disproportionately large torso. Standing as one of the most decorated athletes of all times,...

LESSONS FROM GOLF: Guidi said playing golf has taught him to be patient with himself.

From self-taught to team member: varsity golf player shares his perspective

By Erin Loh and Madhavi Karthik May 21, 2022

Before becoming a member of the varsity boys golf team, junior Nick Guidi said he learned golf through less conventional methods: instead of attending private lessons and learning from coaches, Guidi said...

The beef between Antoan Richardson and Mike Shildt shows whats wrong with baseball.

Raymond Rants

By Raymond Ranbhise May 19, 2022

On April 12, the San Francisco Giants beat the San Diego Padres 13-2. While this would be nothing out of the ordinary, this game caused a lot of controversy because the Giants broke an unwritten rule to...

TAKING THE SHOT: MacDonald said he is excited to continue next season.

Putting individually, succeeding as a team

By Leila Salam and Jack Xu May 17, 2022

At the ripe age of seven, freshman Anthony MacDonald had his first experience with the sport of golf, something that eventually led to him competing in tournaments. MacDonald said he was drawn to golf...

IMPROVING WHILE ADAPTING: As a new player on the varsity volleyball team, sophomore Siu said he adjusted to the new environment by giving his all on the court.

Serving for success

By Aiko Charon, Niyatee Jain, and Harshitha Vijayakumar May 15, 2022

Being on a new team can be a daunting experience due to athletes constantly being pushed out of their comfort zone in order to achieve greatness. However, for others such as varsity outside hitter, sophomore...

CREATING LASTING MEMORIES: Dainie Choi (left) said her teammates have played an integral role in her experiences on the swim team.

Senior reflects on memorable season

By Christine Kim April 28, 2022

For the past four years, senior Dainie Choi has immersed herself in a world of competitive swimming, lasting relationships and resilience. Initially, Choi said she was inspired to try out for the swim...

REMINISCING ABOUT TIMES: Karina Lim enjoyed the rush of performing well.

The end of an Equestriette era

By Christine Kim April 14, 2022

Beyond the carefully choreographed routines and stiff hairsprayed styles, being an Equestriette was a deeply impactful experience for junior Karina Lim, who joined the HHS team her freshman year, she said. “I’ve...

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