Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Upperclassmen take leadership during games to lead the team to success, middle blocker Jack Rohloff said.

Upperclassmen step into predecessors’ shoes

By Ella Chan, Kevin Miao, and Annabelle Yip April 19, 2024

Last year’s seniors made up most of the previous varsity team, bringing unmatchable spirit and energy, middle blocker Jack Rohloff said. But after they left, it became up to the current varsity team...

Gymnast Luna Cheng (right) assists gymnast Katy Pan (left) with flexibility. Cheng said club gymnastics routines and practices tend to be more strict than school gymnastics.

Balancing two worlds of club and school gymnastics

By Sanah Arya, Mackie Vu, and Evelyn Wang April 19, 2024

With several of the school’s gymnastic team members participating in both club and HHS gymnastics simultaneously, they have had to learn how to adjust to the differences between the two, sophomore Luna...

First baseman and pitcher Avinash Lohitsa said working on the mental side of the game and communication has helped the team improve.

Varsity baseball off to a hot start

By Andrew Fekete and Aviv Matas April 12, 2024

Varsity baseball has improved significantly since last year, outfielder and pitcher Logan Christianson said. This is largely a result of stronger team chemistry and a larger emphasis on team bonding, he...

Badminton captain Jenny Lyu said one of her goals is to make it to the upper leagues, which helps her stay motivated.

Athlete of the Month: Jenny Lyu

By Andrew Fekete April 5, 2024

While playing singles on the badminton court can be nerve-wracking, junior Jenny Lyu said it is her nerves that motivate her to pull through. Just like the tension motivates her, Lyu encourages her teammates...

 Freshman Owen Chau said he believes the absence of a JV team is fair due to the skill required to play golf.

Varsity or bust

By Ella Chan, Jonathan Xue, and Annabelle Yip March 5, 2024

Boys golf, unlike other sports, only has a varsity team. Given the increasing interest in joining the golf team, many less experienced golf players were cut from the roster of 12, senior Wyatt Hook said. The...

The current volleyball team prepares to block the hit from the alumni team. 2007 graduate, alumnus Ryan Dedrick and varsity captain Scott Moore both said playing against each other is rewarding skill-wise.

Boys volleyball alumni play against current players

By Mackie Vu, Catherine Yang, and Veronica Zhao March 4, 2024

Alumni are an integral part of the school community, providing a network of support and experience, varsity boys volleyball head coach Danny Chan said. The annual alumni game — which took place on Feb....

Baseball coaches Joseph Perez, Travis Sunseri and Dylan Remahl (from left to right) address the varsity team after their first scrimmage of the season on Feb. 13. The new coaches have worked with the players individually on how they can be more efficient with our movements, pitcher and first baseman Nate Enders said.

New assistant coach duo refreshes varsity baseball team

By Sanah Arya, Alicia Liste, and Evelyn Wang February 23, 2024

Two new assistant coaches, Dylan Remahl and Joseph Perez, joined head coach Travis Sunseri in coaching the boys varsity baseball team early in the fall season, following the exit of two former coaches. Perez,...

Shooting guard Vedhika Medampalli said new varsity coach Megan Fong accounts for every player’s strengths, ensuring the team can play to the best of their abilities.

First-year varsity coach reflects on new position

By Sanah Arya, Lindsey Steel, and Veronica Zhao February 9, 2024

The start of the winter sports season was the beginning of coach Megan Fong’s journey in mentoring girls varsity basketball. Although she coached the JV team in previous years, it is Fong’s first year...

Hiring more track and field coaches will help athletes in all events succeed, which will bring a better season, athletic director Chris Grossman said.

Leading a final lap

By Nathan Gu February 2, 2024

After a successful cross country season at the beginning of the school year, many runners and athletes from other sports are preparing for the upcoming track season by attending the offseason workouts,...

Wrestling head coach Lenis Brown encourages each wrestler at their first team meet at Fremont.

Wrestling welcomes new head coach

By Nicole Pimenta Innecco, Adam Orrin, and Malar Raguraman December 17, 2023

The start of a new winter sports season is the beginning of Lenis Brown's career at our school as the new head coach of the wrestling team. Despite his first experience coaching being last year...

The boys varsity soccer team’s defense is one of their strong points, defender Adrien Julliard said.

Out with the old, in with the new

By Maya Dutt, Brian Ling, and Faith Watters December 16, 2023

With the new season in full swing, the boys varsity soccer team aims to place first in their league to compete in CCS, even though they did not perform as well as they hoped during the preseason, defender...

Football players run various plays to prepare for what they will face from other schools.

Now hiring: referees

By Nathan Gu December 14, 2023

With the closing of the fall sports season, athletes have built numerous memories across these three months. One of the most memorable moments of an athlete’s career is their games, however, a referee...

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