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Girls varsity players discuss their soccer role models

Girls varsity players discuss their soccer role models

By Anika Karody and Nitya Kashyap

March 12, 2020

Nearly every successful person has someone they look up to: a muse, role model, mentor or someone they admire and aspire to be. For some it can be an icon in their field, and for others, their loved ones. Though junior Hannah McGoran, who played on the varsity team for her third year, cited “the classi...

Senior Kannan Karthik’s leadership through passion

Under the lights: Karthik plays in his final regular season game as a Mustang.

By Jackson Faria

March 11, 2020

The captain of a soccer team is assigned the difficult task of leading and controlling the ten other players on the field. Varsity soccer captain, senior Kannan Karthik opened up about his role as captain and how the season went.  Karthik has been playing soccer since first grade, and his dad would practice ...

Wins, losses aside, girls soccer focuses on sisterhood, community

By Katelynn Ngo

February 27, 2020

At the beginning of every single halftime during a soccer game, junior Jackie Khuong — who plays defense — and junior Abby O’Neill — who plays center mid, perform a handshake. If they don’t do the handshake or they mess it up, it spells bad luck for the game, O’Neill said.   The team...

JV soccer imparts life skills of leadership, collaboration

JV soccer imparts life skills of leadership, collaboration

By Shruti Magesh and with additional reporting by Seoyoung Hwang

February 13, 2020

Although girls soccer teaches players about various drills and techniques, it also imparts other crucial life skills and lessons.  Sophomore Kimberly Capio said she has been playing soccer for around 11 years, and attributes soccer to teaching her how to become a better leader.  “I learned to be...

JV boys soccer players juggle sports, school

Boys JV soccer practices daily and has at least one game a week.

By Naomi Baron

January 8, 2020

Participating in any school athletic program requires a time commitment. Playing for a school team takes time away from homework, studying, work or any other time for extracurricular activities. Playing soccer at HHS is demanding and requires dedication and devotion from players on the team.  ...

Girls JV soccer: conquer the ball

Girls JV soccer: conquer the ball

By Melody Chen

January 2, 2020

Conquer the ball The HHS JV girls soccer team brought home their first victory after winning 3-2 against the CHS Pioneers on Dec. 5. The team won with a final goal scored by sophomore Hannah Riggins, despite a rocky start. "I definitely think we could improve this team," coach Rebecca Strong said d...