The Epitaph

Rajah Ward, HHS legend

Rajah Ward, HHS legend

By Mark Lu

September 28, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

If you’ve gone to any HHS football game throughout the last three years, senior running back Rajah Ward (#20) has probably scored a touchdown in one of them, and that is not an overstatement. Not only is he an incredible athlete who will leave behind a powerful legacy at HHS, his speed and dexterity ...

Varsity football defeats Leland 27-6 (Gallery)

Varsity football defeats Leland 27-6 (Gallery)

By Mark Lu

September 10, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

On Friday, the HHS football teams faced off against the Leland High School Chargers. Mustangs JV team lost their game 9-0 but the Varsity team beat the Chargers 27-6. Seniors Rajah Ward and Luis Caballero led the way, each scoring a pair of touchdowns. “I think that the most physical team is gonn...

New Kids on the Block (and one Professional)

New Kids on the Block (and one Professional)

By Elizabeth Cook

September 3, 2016


Filed under Sports

As the 2016-2017 sports season begins, the HHS athletic trainers are hard at work amidst mountains of white tape, ACE bandages and ice packs. Despite their busy schedule, these talented trainers made time for a short interview. Courtney Martin - senior, second-year trainer The Epitaph: Are you ...

Sports teams top district

By Rachel Hildebrand

June 2, 2016


Filed under Sports

After a year of successful seasons in the pool, in the stadium, at the field and on the courts, the athletics department has reached the top spot on FUHSD’s totem pole which is displayed in the district office. To determine ranks, points are given to each team in accordance with the rigor of the...

Ending a decade long streak

Ending a decade long streak

By James Zhuang

June 2, 2016


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

Last week, the varsity golf team defeated the number two-seeded Los Altos High School in a close match of 194 strokes to 197 strokes. The win secured the Mustangs a close third place in the division, allowing the team to compete at leagues for the first time since 2003. Had the Mustangs lost the ga...

CCS Diving videos

CCS Diving videos

By Kira Garlick

April 27, 2016


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

Sophomores and juniors win first round of Powderpuff

Sophomores and juniors win first round of Powderpuff

By Noor Baig

March 8, 2016


Filed under News, Sports

Seniors took an early first place win with 2450 points, followed by juniors in third with 1950 points, sophomores with 1250 points and freshmen with 750 points. The junior powderpuff team won 21-8 against the freshman team and placed second in cheering. Juniors also placed second in Monday’s ...

Striking out the competition

Striking out the competition

By Aayush Singh

March 7, 2016


Filed under Spring Sports

The softball team is marching into their upcoming season. After an excellent run last season, the team is optimistic about the one ahead this  “I am proud of how far we made it [last season],” senior Nicky Kirk, who has been on the varsity team since sophomore year, said. The team suffered a def...

Wrestling team’s four qualifiers lose at CCS

Wrestling team’s four qualifiers lose at CCS

By Noor Baig

March 2, 2016


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

The wrestling team had a strong end to SCVAL championships on the weekend of Feb. 12 and 13 when seven Mustangs qualified for CCS, the largest number in recent years. “Last time we sent six was 2012, so seven was a lot for our school,” wrestling coach Manny Regidor said. Although seven quali...

Prepping for the win

Prepping for the win

By Seerat Randhawa

February 24, 2016


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

Though the track and field season has not started yet, runners have already started training in the  preseason. Sophomore Elena Kamas has run for cross country the past two years and was part of the track team last year. In her past season of cross country, Elena won the individual title in the S...

The ten year takeaway

The ten year takeaway

By Lindsay Goddard and Karshin Gupta

February 10, 2016


Filed under Sports

  Ten years, countless hours and infinite dedication. A sport can become a positive outlet for athletes where lifelong lessons are discovered. Sophomore Kyle Geffon has been playing baseball for ten years, and his life wouldn’t be the same without it. “I started playing be...

Girls varsity tennis defeated in CCS

Girls varsity tennis defeated in CCS

By Seerat Randhawa

December 14, 2015


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

As the fall sports teams competed in the Central Coast Sectionals (CCS), three key players from the varsity girls tennis team were sent to compete in the competition at the Los Gatos Bay Club on Nov. 23. Competitors first played in the Santa Clara Valley Athletics League (SCVAL) competition, in which t...