The Epitaph

Mustangs fall in homecoming game

Mustangs fall in homecoming game

By Karshin Gupta

November 2, 2015

In last Friday’s Homecoming football game, the Saratoga Falcons defeated the Mustangs 35-28. The game began with a strong offensive performance from Saratoga. A minute and a half into the first quarter, the Falcons ran in an 8-yard touchdown and scored the extra point, putting themselves up 7-0. Five m...

The brains behind girls volleyball

By Karshin Gupta

October 21, 2015

T he varsity girls volleyball team opened their season with nine losses and only one win. The season began with four losses at the Independence High tournament, then continued with losses against Bay Area powerhouses Saint Francis, Presentation, Harker, and San Benito. “We played the toughest team...

Girls golf team struggles to win

Junior Maddie Thorp takes a swing.

By Carla Gonzalez

October 19, 2015

The girls golf season is well underway and the Lady Mustangs are performing well individually. Though the team has lost their last three matches, the members are improving their personal scores. “Record wise, not too successful. But as far as the team goes, it’s one of the most fun teams I’v...

Firebirds turn lukewarm

The Homestead and Fremont teams fight to receive the famous red and green bell.

By Nathan Mijares, Reporter

October 18, 2015

The ringing of the bell, the sound of victory, resonated throughout the crowd after the Mustangs football team defeated Fremont 27 to 7 on October 9th. The Battle of the Bell is an annual traditional football game between rival teams, the Mustangs and the Firebirds. Each year, pride, honor and the famo...

Stick it to ‘em

Members of the junior varsity field hockey team guard the goal in a game against Lynbrook

By Katie Snell, Reporter

October 14, 2015

With players ranging from all grades, the field hockey teams are looking forward to an upcoming season. “I’m looking forward to all of the team bonding and hopefully winning some of our games.” varsity player Julia Kryzan stated. Many members of the field hockey team join their first year of hi...

Team captain’s role

By Indira Cockerill

October 13, 2015

There is no ‘I’ in team, but while everybody has roles, the team captains play a key role in getting the team ready for a game. Senior Eli Song, one of the team captains on varsity water polo, said she likes a good challenge. Song has been playing water polo since freshmen year and really enjoys ...

September invitationals foreshadow success to come

Sophomore Varsity Captain Elena Kamas competed at the Earlybird Invitational in Salinas along with many other mustangs. The team placed second overall out of the 70 teams that competed at the meet.

By Michael Huang, Sports Editor

October 9, 2015

The cross country team had a strong showing at the first meet of the season, the Early Bird Invitational, on September 19th, boasting top runners in virtually every category of the meet. Across the board, the Mustangs placed second overall out of the 70 total teams in the meet.