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Running legend Billy Mills visits MVHS

Running legend Billy Mills visits MVHS

Christopher Song

October 7, 2012


Filed under Cross Country, Fall Sports, Main slider, SPORTS

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CROSS COUNTRY: Early Bird Invitational kicks off season

CROSS COUNTRY: Early Bird Invitational kicks off season

Christopher Song

September 20, 2012


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

The Early Bird Invitational meet in Salinas on Sept. 8 marked the beginning of MVHS’ cross country season. Despite the dusty, pollen filled air, tough terrain and several injuries, the MVHS girls placed third out of 70 teams with first place going to San Lorenzo Valley High School and second going...

Senior Kevin Bishop recruited to run for Stanford University

Senior Kevin Bishop recruited to run for Stanford University

Amrutha Dorai

February 5, 2012


Filed under Cross Country, Fall Sports, SPORTS

After seventh period on Feb. 1, the conference room in the office most closely resembled a convention on Cardinal pride. Stanford University paraphernalia was everywhere: a redwood-embroidered banner clung to the wall, red and white balloons floated at the back counter, and a Stanford baseb...

Cross country CCS: Girls and boys place fourth and sixth respectively

Cross country CCS: Girls and boys place fourth and sixth respectively

Angela Wang

November 21, 2011


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

It was a sunless day for the cross country CCS Championships. The ground was muddy, and there was a chance of rain but the team shone through the gloomy weather with an outstanding performance. Both the girls and boys teams had qualified for CCS, where they ran the 2.95 mile race to fight for sp...

Cross country CCS: Team goes to Nov. 12 CCS qualifiers

Cross country CCS: Team goes to Nov. 12 CCS qualifiers

Yaamini Venkataraman

November 12, 2011


Filed under Cross Country, Fall Sports, SPORTS

Updated Nov. 14: The boys CCS team finished sixth overall, and the girls CCS team finished fourth overall. Senior Kevin Bishop and freshman Jenny Xu will move on to States, finishing in second and fifth respectively. Check back on elestoque.org on Nov. 16 for a full recap. Cross country coach Kir...

Cross country coach brings professional marathon runner to practice

Cross country coach brings professional marathon runner to practice

Angela Wang

October 18, 2011


Filed under Cross Country, Fall Sports, SPORTS

On Oct. 12, the cross country team was not running miles, but was instead gathering together in the library to meet a very special guest. Her name was Desiree Davilia, a 27-year-old athlete who finished second in the Boston Marathon — the fourth fastest marathon runner in America. This was not th...