El Estoque

Hear it from the rivals: Lynbrook HS boys basketball players discuss their hopes for upcoming quad game

Anthony Moll

January 11, 2018


Filed under Boys Basketball, Girls Basketball, SPORTS, Winter Sports

[dropcap]W[/dropcap]hether it’s to cheer on a friend or sit back to watch two teams go head to head, basketball games at MVHS are popular social events that allow students from different schools to meet and connect. A competitive atmosphere still exists as they root for their respective teams. Tho...

Verge: Soccer Development

Anthony Moll

December 8, 2017


Filed under BEYOND THE MAGAZINE, SPORTS

With a new varsity head coach Todd Kimble, the boys soccer team also has another new addition to their program. At the start of the season, Kimble formed the development team, which consists of students who wouldn’t be able to make the cut otherwise. Watch the clips below to find out more about th...

A stranger to my own sport

A stranger to my own sport

Anthony Moll

November 15, 2017


Filed under From the magazine, SPORTS

[dropcap]I[/dropcap] knew I should stop throwing. My body knew I should stop throwing. But for some reason, I still put on my uniform and stepped out onto the field. I began playing club baseball competitively when I was 10. I practically threw the ball every play as a pitcher and when I wasn’t pitch...

Sports Flash: Nearing the end of the 2017 fall sports season

Anthony Moll

October 18, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports Flash

Be sure to click on the circles for more in depth reporting of each sport featured in the Sports Flash page of the October 2017 El Estoque print magazine. Football: The MVHS football team carries a 3-3 overall record with a 1-1 record in league. Despite the recent air quality and the rescheduli...

Field Hockey: the importance of team chemistry

Field Hockey: the importance of team chemistry

Anthony Moll

September 13, 2017


Filed under BEYOND THE MAGAZINE, SPORTS

The Monta Vista field hockey team prides themselves on their strong sense of community. To create this strong sense of team unity, the field hockey team not only does bonding events throughout the year but is also one of the few teams at MV in which JV and varsity squads practice together. In the podca...

Shooting for victory

Anthony Moll

August 12, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

[dropcap]A[/dropcap]fter rough seasons for the MVHS boys and girls water polo teams, finishing with records of 4-14 and 4-9 respectively, the program as a whole is looking to have a fresh start this season. Even more surprising than taking up the varsity coach position for both the boys and girls teams,...

Bounce Back: SDSU rowing commit Margaret Schwiebert explains how she recovered from surgery

Bounce Back: SDSU rowing commit Margaret Schwiebert explains how she recovered from surgery

Anthony Moll

May 24, 2017


Filed under BEYOND THE MAGAZINE, Podcasts, SPORTS

For many athletes, getting injured can significantly impact their career. In some cases they stop playing their long-loved sport. Filled with disappointment, these athletes tend to put aside their sweat stained jersey as they attempt to turn the page, starting a new chapter. However for senior Margaret...

Passing the Baton: An Interview with varsity track & field coach Kirk Flatow

Passing the Baton: An Interview with varsity track & field coach Kirk Flatow

Anthony Moll

March 31, 2017


Filed under From the magazine, SPORTS

Additional reporting: Akshara Majjiga, Aditya Krishnan Even though many MVHS students take pride in academics, MVHS is still home to athletes who wish to extend their sporting careers beyond high school. To achieve this in MVHS’ environment, having a productive offseason is crucial. Track and field c...

The art of photography: MVHS student Abhilasha Goel takes on a new hobby

The art of photography: MVHS student Abhilasha Goel takes on a new hobby

Anthony Moll

March 8, 2017


Filed under Culture, ENTERTAINMENT, Student life

Sophomore Abhilasha Goel dusted off her old  2007 Kodak and explored a new hobby after taking part in a photo shoot with her friends. In this video, she describes what photography means to her and how the new hobby has allowed her to be a more proactive person. Goel continues to learn photography thr...

Restaurant Roulette: Mori Kitchen

Restaurant Roulette: Mori Kitchen

Anthony Moll

January 18, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Food, Restaurant Roulette, Uncategorized

In this series, El Estoque reviews restaurants in the area alphabetically and tries the restaurant’s recommended dishes. In this edition, EE continued the alphabetic theme with a trip to Mori Kitchen. Mori Kitchen is a Japanese ramen restaurant that replaced Carl’s Jr. on South De Anza Blvd. after...