The Epitaph

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

Girls golf team struggles to win

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

Firebirds turn lukewarm

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...

A week in the life: William Scott

A week in the life: William Scott

By Indira Cockerill

October 16, 2015

Athletes train hard and for long periods of time like William Scott, junior, who is on varsity cross-country. The team trains five days a week after school from 3:30 p.m. to around 6 p.m. and occasionally lifts weights until 7 p.m. The team trains on their own on Saturdays, which contributes to a tota...

Stick it to ‘em

Stick it to ‘em

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

September invitationals foreshadow success to come

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.

Passing the poms

Passing the poms

By Nathan Mijares, Reporter

September 28, 2015

To continue the Mustang passion and spirit into the future, the Homestead cheer team held a community Youth Cheer Camp last Friday for elementary and middle schoolers interested in performing under the bright stadium lights. The cheer team has made some significant changes over the past few years with...

Boys Water Polo

September 25, 2015