Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Lin said he was impressed with himself after finding out he broke the three-mile record by a tenth of a second.

Senior breaks school three-mile record

By Ella Chan and Annabelle Yip October 31, 2023

Under the bright lights at the 42nd Annual Woodbridge Cross Country Classic in Irvine, one of the biggest meets in the country, senior Aaron Lin broke the school’s three-mile record with a time of 15:01.9....

Cross country members socialize before a practice.

Running for friends and fun

By Annie Guo, Alicia Liste, and Nicole Kim October 7, 2023

Running countless miles under the blazing sun is not how most students would choose to spend their weekday afternoons. But for the select few that decided to join the cross country team, this tiring routine...

After placing ninth at league championships, Gardner will advance to the state level

Cross country competes at CCS

By Nathan Gu, Erin Loh, and Evelyn Wang December 15, 2022

After a season of tireless perseverance, intense endurance training and countless loops around the track with teammates, 11 members of the cross country team competed at CCS league championships. Held...

Cross country, track and everything in between

By Erin Loh and Ashley Orozco Plata December 17, 2021

After completing the fall season of cross country, athletes are preparing for the track and field season by engaging in lighter training, sophomore Caleb Leung said. Despite the first meet being held Feb....

Historically small cross country team prepares for intense season

By Joss Broward and Niyatee Jain October 19, 2021

The cross country team meets every day to practice in order to put their best foot forward when competing in events this season. However, this year, the team runs together as their smallest group ever. Typically,...

The girls cross country team stands side by side, knowing that their strengths are more than their numbers.

Quality over quantity: 14 girls proves to be more than enough

By Melody Chen October 30, 2019

T he HHS cross country team only has 14 girls this season compared with 44 boys on the team. The low female turnout only makes the girls push harder to secure CCS championships after breaking the 4-year...

Boys varsity team places third at CCS, qualifying for the CIF State Meet for the second time in school history. From left to right: junior Matthew Bennett, junior Max Sawyer and freshman Ryan Ma. Photo courtesy of Rebecca S.

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...

Photo courtesy of Ray OBrien

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...

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