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CCS Playoffs conclude field hockey’s season with score 2-0, Mitty winning

Junior goalie Abisha Muzumder works on blocking shots with junior field player Sanjana Shankar in preparation for their match with Archbishop Mitty on Nov. 9.
Team curtails losses through energetic teamwork
December 11, 2019

Girls varsity field hockey recently made CCS, an accomplishment that has brought much excitement to the team. “[Advancing to CCS] is great — I think everyone is really psyched and pumped,” varsity...

Girls tennis star Thien-Ni reflects on season

Sophomore Thien-Nhi battles against her Los Gatos opponent in CCS.
December 10, 2019

Sophomore Thien-Nhi Vu was one of multiple players on the varsity tennis team to qualify for CCS playoffs. As the only sophomore on varsity, she is a dominant singles player, and managed to lose only one...

Golf team experiences growth on, off course

Golf team experiences growth on, off course
November 26, 2019

The girls varsity golf team ended their season with four wins, two ties and nine losses in the El Camino Division of SCVAL.  “Our overall record didn’t show the growth that we had on the course,”...

Girls varsity water polo: abysmal record not reflective of team’s strength

Girls varsity water polo: abysmal record not reflective of team’s strength
Throughout season, team experiences gains in communication, cohesiveness
November 19, 2019

G irls varsity water polo ended their season on Oct. 31. Despite a subpar record of 2-9, players still saw improvement from the previous year. “In the beginning we were a little bit rough [in the...

Win-loss record not always indicator of successful season

Win-loss record not always indicator of successful season
Girls junior varsity volleyball wins in strides of improvement
November 18, 2019

The girls junior varsity volleyball team wrapped up their season with an overall record of 1-5 and a conference record of 0-3.  Despite the fact that the number of losses outnumbered the wins,...

The clamor over girls golf’s key player

13 years of experience has paid off for Naomi Danner, this year’s girls golf captain
November 18, 2019

N aomi Danner has had a golf club in her hand since she was three years old, but she only started playing competitively when she was 13. Now she is considered the best player on the HHS golf team and,...

Golf emphasizes brains over brawns

Senior Mihika Deshmukh’s interest in golf started because of her father.
November 6, 2019

S enior Mihika Deshmukh has been on the golf team since she was a freshman. She is greatly influenced by her father, she said, who would take her with him when he played golf.  “I started...

What builds success for girls water polo

What builds success for girls water polo
November 6, 2019

F ollowing the path to success, one must first step over countless number of failures. For girls water polo, maintaining emotional stability is important not only during the game itself, but also throughout...

Girl plays ‘boy’ sport: Eden Ovadia paves the way for women in football

Ovadia is able to hold a sense of anonymity on the team, as players’ genders are indistinguishable in their football uniform.
October 30, 2019

H omestead has made history. Senior Eden Ovadia is the first female to play on the boys varsity football team for two seasons, playing as a wide receiver and free safety. Ovadia was able to try out...

Coach recalls journey through tennis

Coach recalls journey through tennis
Kwong reminisces about youth involvement in tennis, job openings
October 30, 2019

JV girls and boys tennis Coach Edmond Kwong said he has been interested in tennis  since he was in high school, and has been able to continue his passion for the sport through an unexpected coaching position.  “I...

Mustangs take down CHS in 12-7 win

The Mustangs prepare for a charge against CHS.
Early lead in the game leads team to victory
October 30, 2019

Girls varsity tennis score an ace with new coach

Team captains Brinda Pandi and Belinda Yan confer with coach Sundar Parthasarathy prior to their last home game against LHS.
Team captains take success into their own hands
October 30, 2019

When seniors Brinda Pandi and Belinda Yan met on the tennis court in seventh grade, they became friends mainly out of necessity. Their first names were similar and they were the only girls in the league,...

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