The Epitaph

Striking out the competition

Striking out the competition

By Aayush Singh

March 7, 2016

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

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

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

  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

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...

Boys varsity soccer prepares for upcoming season

Boys varsity soccer prepares for upcoming season

By Aria Hejazi

December 12, 2015

As the new soccer season approaches, the varsity boys soccer team has assembled and is working hard in preparation for a successful season. With tryouts ending just one month ago, the team hopes to get to know their new teammates as well as unique strategies developed by the coach for this specific grou...

Meet the senior field hockey players of HHS

Meet the senior field hockey players of HHS

By Jacob Jiao

December 12, 2015

Senior year, for most high school students, is bittersweet, as we make the final transition into adulthood. But for high school athletes, it also means the end of a four-year high school sports career. Meet four of HHS's senior field hockey girls, who played their final season this fall - and...

Mustangs rewrite the record books

Mustangs rewrite the record books

By Michael Huang

November 21, 2015

The train has left the station, and it is not going to stop. The Mustangs made it to CCS, but they are not done yet. Both the varsity girls and varsity boys cross country teams placed high at the CCS meet on Nov. 14, placing 1st and 3rd respectively. This is the first time in school history th...

Varsity boys water polo team defeated at CCS

Varsity boys water polo team defeated at CCS

By Noor Baig

November 21, 2015

The season that made history is officially over for the varsity boys water polo team, after they lost at home in the second round of CCS last Thursday, just before quarterfinals. The team went to CCS for the first time since 2007 and advanced to the second round for the first time since 1992. The ...

Mustangs cross country secures historic win at SCVAL league finals

Mustangs cross country secures historic win at SCVAL league finals

By Michael Huang

November 8, 2015

For the first time in 37 years, the cross-country boys and girls varsity teams won both varsity titles at the SCVAL league finals, cross country coach Kenrick Sealy said in an email. The race was held in Crystal Springs in Belmont on Nov. 3. Both teams won the 2.95-mile race and qualified to compete ...

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...