El Estoque

Cross country: MVHS breaks previous record at Mt. SAC Invitational

Cross country: MVHS breaks previous record at Mt. SAC Invitational

Sharon Tung

October 30, 2014


Filed under Cross Country, Fall Sports, SPORTS, Sports Editor's Picks

Created with flickr slideshow.   Photos used with permission by Coach Kirk Flatow. Sophomore Aidan Gottlieb recalled on the way to the annual Mt. SAC Invitational, team members would play the Nintendo DS and games such as Cards Against Humanity. Everyone sang Taylor Swift songs on the bus, including “You Belong With Me” and “Love Story.” By first period on Friday, Oct. 24, 38 cross country members were already halfway to Walnut, CA for their two-day race at the Mt. SAC Invitati...

Cross Country: The team attacked the hills at the Artichoke Invitational

Cross Country: The team attacked the hills at the Artichoke Invitational

Sharon Tung

October 14, 2014


Filed under Cross Country, Fall Sports, SPORTS

After a two hour drive, MVHS cross country reached Half Moon Bay for the Artichoke Invitational on Oct. 4. The race course is 2.33 miles on grass, dirt and track. The main challenge is at the final hill. Coach Kirk Flatow advised the runners to pick up speed at the hills, when everyone else is dr...

Cross country: SCVAL Crystal Preview Meet

Cross country: SCVAL Crystal Preview Meet

Sharon Tung

October 5, 2014


Filed under Cross Country, SPORTS, Uncategorized

MVHS cross country raced against 12 other high schools in the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League Crystal Preview meet on a 2.95 mile course at Crystal Springs. On Oct. 2, Senior Rohan Choudhury placed fourth in the varsity boys division with a time of 16:05.4. Senior Jenny Xu ran a personal ...

Cross Country helps team members grow positive attitude

Cross Country helps team members grow positive attitude

Sharon Tung

August 26, 2014


Filed under Cross Country, SPORTS, Sports Editor's Picks

Even if the weather is at a sweltering 80°F at 3:20 pm, the Cross Country runners are ready for their three hour practice of running up to 8 miles at a time. On the second day [Aug. 19] of practice since school started, Coach Kirk Flatow started off an inspirational speech. “If you can’t d...

For the Record

For the Record

Sophia Tao

April 7, 2014


Filed under Cross Country, Football, Print, SPORTS, Sports, Swimming & Diving

Record breakers share thoughts on their achievement Read More »

Matador of the week: Sunny Shan

Matador of the week: Sunny Shan

Rochish Ambati

September 25, 2013


Filed under Cross Country, Fall Sports, Matador of the Week, SPORTS

EE: You mentioned how you were getting recruited, so tell us about that. Sunny: Well, last year was my first year in track and field and I guess I did pretty well throughout the season, I started the year with a 2:41, I run the 800, and by the end I got it down to 2:26 and made it to CCS. And then, I conta...

Cross-country team is ready for upcoming season

Cross-country team is ready for upcoming season

Rochish Ambati

September 1, 2013


Filed under Cross Country, SPORTS, Sports

As fall draws close, MVHS runners lace up for the upcoming cross country season. Cross country’s head coach Kirk Flatow was excited for the season to begin and now says that the season looks promising in terms of having high hopes for a victorious season with a strong team bond. “Only one of o...

Year in Review

Year in Review

Nathan Desai

May 22, 2013


Filed under Cross Country, Girls Golf, Girls Soccer, Girls Water Polo, SPORTS, Wrestling

This is a continuation of the Year in Review story published in the May 22 print issue. Girls Golf The girls golf team struggled throughout the season, finishing their second year 0-12. Senior Priyanka Singh, junior Natalie Ng and freshman Anika Singh advanced to BVAL finals but did not qualify for...

CROSS COUNTRY: Seniors run final meet at Crystal Springs course

CROSS COUNTRY: Seniors run final meet at Crystal Springs course

Alaina Lui

November 17, 2012


Filed under Cross Country, Fall Sports, Game Reviews, SPORTS

The cross country team raced at Crystal Springs in Belmont for the final league meet of the season. In this specific race, which took place on Oct. 30, every senior ran on varsity regardless of their previous position. The varsity boys placed fourth and were led by sophomore Rohan Choudhury, who ...

CROSS COUNTRY: Lynbrook Invitational serves as warm-up for league finals

CROSS COUNTRY: Lynbrook Invitational serves as warm-up for league finals

Christopher Song

November 1, 2012


Filed under Cross Country, Fall Sports, Game Reviews, SPORTS

The MVHS cross country team arrived at Miller Middle School along with hundreds of other runners from local high school and middle school leagues. While the Lynbrook Invitational is usually held at Lynbrook High School, this year, because of field construction, it was held at Miller Middle School o...

CROSS COUNTRY: Varsity girls place first, boys fifth

CROSS COUNTRY: Varsity girls place first, boys fifth

Christopher Song

October 21, 2012


Filed under Cross Country, Fall Sports, Game Reviews, SPORTS

Team fights fatigue, strong winds in Baylands meet Read More »