The Epitaph

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...

Seniors say goodbye

By Andrea Boyn

November 8, 2017

Filed under Andrea Boyn, Fall Sports, Sports

Girls’ and boys’ water polo team shared their senior night victories on Oct. 17.   To celebrate the seniors, each team added special touches to make the celebration memorable. From giant cut-out heads and customized posters to balloon arches and Snapchat filters, the entire pool ...

Player of the Month: Sara Olsson

By Harold Rucker III

November 6, 2017

Filed under Fall Sports, Harold Rucker, Sports

Sophomore Sara Olsson is an extremely important player to the volleyball team. She is a huge help to the team scoring-wise and defensively. The volleyball team has been very successful this season and will be in CCS. Their record is 7-6. “I believe that the season has gone quite well, even tho...

Izzy Talk: girls volleyball makes it to CCS

By Izzy La Rue

November 6, 2017

Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

The girls’ volleyball team this year went to CCS as the three seed in the division 1 bracket. Their overall record to end the season was 7-7 and the last loss was a upset and heartbreaker. On Sat. the team played against the sixth seed LGHS in the quarterfinals of CCS. They lost in the final ...

Sports makes strong push to CCS

By Harold Rucker III

November 6, 2017

Filed under Fall Sports, Harold Rucker, Sports

Sport teams have huge standards to live up to, after the last few successful years, such as boys water polo, girls volleyball, cross country, girls tennis and girls golf. Cross country won their league championship, thanks to runners junior Ryan Ma, senior Elena Kamas and junior Sammy Lieberman along with l...

Insight to this year’s color guard season

By Harley Anderson

October 11, 2017

Filed under Harley Anderson, Sports

The color guard season started off with their first performance on Sept. 8 during the football team’s first home game. The team kicked off the season well during their first performance at the Mustang Stadium, showing what the new freshman have in store for upcoming performances. This season will be ...

Homestead’s aspiring athletes

By Renee Wang, Reporter

October 9, 2017

Filed under Fall Sports, Renee Wang, Sports

When we hear about famous athletes, we hear about their stunning athletic ability and the gold, silver and bronze that dangle around their necks. But, what we do not hear is what shaped them to be the athletes they are today, and the challenges that have shaped their journeys. HHS boasts many notable ...