The Epitaph

Dress code for athletes draws differing opinions

By Gianella Ordonez and Batool Al-Jabiry

October 8, 2018


Filed under Batool Al-Jabiry, Gianella Ordonez, Sports

HHS athletes are not allowed to run without a shirt, sparking debate amongst some male runners who do not agree with the rule as they do not feel it applies to all sports. The enforcement of the rule began last year when former athletic director Lisa Nakamatsu had to come and speak to the cross cou...

Varsity Football: Los Gatos vs. HHS

By Claire Torii

September 28, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Multimedia, Sports, Videos

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Nz-Tjh2A70&t=17s

Varsity Football: Interviews of the Team

By Claire Torii

September 28, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Multimedia, Sports, Videos

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wfh_mA2FfzU

Homestead vs. Branham Photo Gallery

Homestead vs. Branham Photo Gallery

By Brandon Welty, Senior Photography Editor

September 2, 2018


Filed under Brandon Welty, Multimedia, Photos Galleries, Showcase, Sports

Last Friday, the Mustangs played against Branham High School in a non-league game. JV lost with a score of 14-30, while Varsity lost with a score of 27-49. Key players for Varsity were Aaron Odour (12), Harold Rucker III (11) and Jared Wade (11). You can watch a sports recap video of the Varsity ga...

Varsity Football: HHS vs. Branham High School

By Claire Torii

September 2, 2018


Filed under Claire Torii, Fall Sports, Multimedia, Sports, Videos

On Friday, August 31st 2018, HHS played against Branham High School in a non-league game. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=15fzkKC8kMI

Mustangs to play at Levi’s Stadium

By Isreal La Rue, Senior Sports Editor

August 10, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Israel La Rue, Showcase, Sports

The HHS football team will participate in the Levi’s Stadium High School Football Series this year, according to a press release from the stadium this morning. This is the fourth year of high school football teams playing at the 49ers’ relatively new stadium in Santa Clara. A double-header, the ...

Three rival schools battle for a spot at CCS

 Three rival schools battle for a spot at CCS

By Andrea Boyn and Batool Al-Jabiry

May 11, 2018


Filed under Andrea Boyn, Batool Al-Jabiry, Sports, Spring Sports

W hile tri-meets are regular for the professional swimming world, March 23 was the first time in HHS swimming history the team participated in a tri-meet instead of a regular dual-meet. Coach Alex Romanko was faced with a scheduling conflict between a student club team event and the LAHS dual...

Football springs back into season

Football springs back into season

By Allison Moore

May 8, 2018


Filed under Allison Moore, Fall Sports, Sports, Spring Sports

  Although football fans may reluctantly put away their banners and green face paint at the end of the fall season, the game is not over for many players. This spring offseason, for instance, the team maintains a rigorous practice schedule, training Monday to Thursday for two hours eac...

Boys varsity recovering from a slump

Boys varsity recovering from a slump

By Gianella Ordonez

February 5, 2018


Filed under Gianella Ordonez, Sports, Winter Sports

The boys varsity basketball team is not going down without a fight. With a current record of 3-5 in the De Anza League and 8-12 overall, the team must get a record of 6-6 in their league to qualify for CCS. The team has five games left in the season, including the last game they played against Moun...

Despite valiant efforts, HHS comes up short against LGHS

Despite valiant efforts, HHS comes up short against LGHS

By Daniel Chung

January 31, 2018


Filed under Daniel Chung, Sports, Winter Sports

The boys varsity basketball team played Los Gatos. Although the team put great effort, the game ended with HHS losing 42 to 81. The first quarter started off slow with LGHS  trailing by five points. They soon caught up and gained a quick 15-point lead. The rest of the first quarter continued w...

Homestead students pre-game rituals

By Harold Rucker III

December 9, 2017


Filed under Harold Rucker, 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 Daniel Chung, 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...