Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Badminton captain Jenny Lyu said one of her goals is to make it to the upper leagues, which helps her stay motivated.

Athlete of the Month: Jenny Lyu

By Andrew Fekete April 5, 2024

While playing singles on the badminton court can be nerve-wracking, junior Jenny Lyu said it is her nerves that motivate her to pull through. Just like the tension motivates her, Lyu encourages her teammates...

17-year-old Pagonis wins gold in the Tokyo Paralympics. (Photo from Team USA)

Making waves

By Helen Tam November 1, 2023

In the world of Paralympic swimming, a new 19-year-old sensation Anastasia Pagonis captured the hearts of many with her incredible talent and unyielding determination. Her story is not only one of athletic...

Yusim treats a student athlete.

Injury prevention on campus

By Faith Watters December 4, 2022

Sports are an essential part of the high school experience and at HHS, athletic trainer Daniel Yusim plays a large role in maintaining this culture. As an athletic trainer, Yusim said his job is to provide...

Playing water polo has been a valuable life experience that has helped her become part of a community, Vambenepe said.

Persevering through difficulties in the pool

By Keshav Kumar, Evelyn Wang, Faith Watters, and Veronica Zhao October 5, 2022

For many high school athletes, playing a sport involves more than practice and games. For girls varsity water polo player, senior Elise Vambenepe, it means a strong community and personal fulfillment.  Vambenepe...

Swishing on the court, throwing on the field

Swishing on the court, throwing on the field

By Lia Klebanov December 12, 2021

The large gym buzzed with excitement as the girls varsity basketball faced Milpitas during their first competition of the season. Playing on the court along with her teammates was junior Tatum Leuenberger,...

Biology teacher Sukhraj Sohal was a wrestler and played football while a student at Los Gatos High School.

Beyond high school sports

By Melody Chen and Shreya Partha February 27, 2020

From homemade jerseys to a team built on comradery, HHS teachers share unique athletic experiences from their high school years. Sports have, in fact, left a deep impression on a few teachers who have...

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