The Epitaph

Junior goalie Abisha Muzumder works on blocking shots with junior field player Sanjana Shankar in preparation for their match with Archbishop Mitty on Nov. 9.

CCS Playoffs conclude field hockey’s season with score 2-0, Mitty winning

By Katelynn Ngo December 11, 2019

Girls varsity field hockey recently made CCS, an accomplishment that has brought much excitement to the team. “[Advancing to CCS] is great — I think everyone is really psyched and pumped,” varsity...

Senior Alexa Maletis was recruited to several colleges to play soccer.

Varsity girls soccer players showcase various athletic backgrounds

By Nika Bondar December 2, 2019

Experienced players in  sports often come with a background in other athletic fields. The girls varsity soccer team has multiple players who have achieved high levels of proficiency in other sports in...

Girls varsity water polo: abysmal record not reflective of team’s strength

Girls varsity water polo: abysmal record not reflective of team’s strength

By Allen Zhang November 19, 2019

G irls varsity water polo ended their season on Oct. 31. Despite a subpar record of 2-9, players still saw improvement from the previous year. “In the beginning we were a little bit rough [in the...

Win-loss record not always indicator of successful season

Win-loss record not always indicator of successful season

By Nitya Kashyap November 18, 2019

The girls junior varsity volleyball team wrapped up their season with an overall record of 1-5 and a conference record of 0-3.  Despite the fact that the number of losses outnumbered the wins,...

13 years of experience has paid off for Naomi Danner, this year’s girls golf captain

The clamor over girls golf’s key player

By Miya Liu November 18, 2019

N aomi Danner has had a golf club in her hand since she was three years old, but she only started playing competitively when she was 13. Now she is considered the best player on the HHS golf team and,...

What builds success for girls water polo

What builds success for girls water polo

By Nika Bondar November 6, 2019

F ollowing the path to success, one must first step over countless number of failures. For girls water polo, maintaining emotional stability is important not only during the game itself, but also throughout...

Ovadia is able to hold a sense of anonymity on the team, as players’ genders are indistinguishable in their football uniform.

Girl plays ‘boy’ sport: Eden Ovadia paves the way for women in football

By Sara Shohoud October 30, 2019

H omestead has made history. Senior Eden Ovadia is the first female to play on the boys varsity football team for two seasons, playing as a wide receiver and free safety. Ovadia was able to try out...

Coach recalls journey through tennis

Coach recalls journey through tennis

By Elaine Huang October 30, 2019

JV girls and boys tennis Coach Edmond Kwong said he has been interested in tennis  since he was in high school, and has been able to continue his passion for the sport through an unexpected coaching position.  “I...

Team captains Brinda Pandi and Belinda Yan confer with coach Sundar Parthasarathy prior to their last home game against LHS.

Girls varsity tennis score an ace with new coach

By Karen Li October 30, 2019

When seniors Brinda Pandi and Belinda Yan met on the tennis court in seventh grade, they became friends mainly out of necessity. Their first names were similar and they were the only girls in the league,...

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