Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

The boys varsity soccer team’s defense is one of their strong points, defender Adrien Julliard said.

Out with the old, in with the new

By Maya Dutt, Brian Ling, and Faith Watters December 16, 2023

With the new season in full swing, the boys varsity soccer team aims to place first in their league to compete in CCS, even though they did not perform as well as they hoped during the preseason, defender...

 Callahan performs at the annual HHS forte dance showcase and competition.

The start of something new

By Anushruti Nagarajan February 10, 2023

As 2023 begins, many recollect on their progress of previous goals and look forward to the new beginning. For Equestriettes officer, Madelyn Callahan, the junior said she feels New Year’s is all about...

Through playing against other top teams in the league, Wickham improves her ball control.

A new chapter in girls soccer

By Anushruti Nagarajan January 30, 2023

Being a first time varsity player can be intimidating, sophomore Carlie Breiner said, but Breiner, freshman Selene Bruyere and junior Annika Wickham know how to dribble through the obstacles of adapting...

Though in the name of equality, France’s bill promotes bigotry and prejudice in sports.

Neutrality or injustice?

By Zeinab Rakhshandehroo October 1, 2022

Sports are a global connection, an activity anyone can participate in. Ideally free from prejudice and discrimination, sports are meant to be open to all – no matter their race, gender, socioeconomic...

A GOOD SHOT: Leistiko ends the season off well as team captain.

Varsity boys soccer captain Sam Leistiko discusses importance of leading with strength

By Nina Vasquez Cruz and Ashley Orozco Plata March 17, 2022

The final year on the HHS soccer team. Working hard while making sure others are putting their all in. This is the job of senior captain Sam Leistiko who continues working hard to make the team push to...

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...

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

Senior Kannan Karthik’s leadership through passion

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...

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...

JV soccer imparts life skills of leadership, collaboration

JV soccer imparts life skills of leadership, collaboration

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...

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