The Epitaph

Varsity boys basketball ends season with CCS qualification

Alex Harris (12) makes a jump shot at the CHS game on Jan. 10.

By Allen Zhang

March 12, 2020

Varsity boys basketball ended their regular season with a record of 14-10, allowing them to qualify for CCS.  Although the basketball team experienced great success, players agree there is room for improvement. Opinions about how well the basketball season went differed greatly. Head varsity coa...

Seniors say farewell to high school basketball

The boys varsity basketball team brings great effort to the court for their final game.

By Yukari E. Zapata

March 9, 2020

For the senior varsity basketball players, Feb. 12 marked the last high school game they will ever play.  Senior night is a time where players and their families come together to celebrate their time on the team.  “We built a family with our team, and even though our basketball careers are ...

Girls basketball celebrates Senior Night, defeats Mountain View

Girls varsity basketball played Mountain View High School for their Senior Night on Feb. 11, maintaining their undefeated record with a league record of 10-0.

By Karen Li

February 14, 2020

One at a time, the three seniors on the girls basketball team walked across the large gym with their families amid thunderous cheering from the bleachers as friends and supporters waved posters and printed cutouts of their faces. After presenting the seniors, varsity coach Becky Chiu asked the crowd...

Boys basketball defeated but still determined

David Aronson (12) rushes the ball against the opposition. With Los Altos’ current record of 17-2 and victory against HHS in their last game, the team once again proved itself as a difficult opponent.

By Dexter Tatsukawa

February 11, 2020

Boys varsity basketball was defeated in their match against the Los Altos Eagles with a final score of 56-34 on Jan. 29. Los Altos is a tough team to beat, with a current record of 17-2, according to Max Preps. However, HHS went in determined to win. “[Los Altos has] size. They're really athletic, but we were pr...

Pink Night raises support for breast cancer

Girls basketball defeats Monta Vista in annual Pink Night event on Jan. 17.

By Andrea Sun

January 29, 2020

Girls basketball held their annual Pink Night in the large gym with the support of the Homestead Cancer Society as the theme for one of the “Quad Nights” on Jan. 17. The event raises awareness for breast cancer and brings more people out to support the team, senior and co-captain Kendra Wong said...

A great season ahead: girls varsity basketball goes into new season with confidence

Freshman Tatum Leuenberger reaches high for the ball during a tip off.

By Nitya Kashyap

December 13, 2019

T he girls varsity basketball team, playing under head coach Becky Chiu, is off to a great start this season. This can be attributed to Chiu’s strict but effective coaching tactics and the girls’ confidence, sophomore Ellen Cheng said.  Cheng said Chiu pushes them to achieve the best they can...