El Estoque

Stepping into the MVHS weight room

Stepping into the MVHS weight room

Ruth Feng

September 21, 2016


Filed under BEYOND THE MAGAZINE, SPORTS, Sports, Sports Digital, Sports Features

By now, the MVHS weight room has more dirt and grime than weights. Gray bars have turned brown and stained, and clean glass mirrors now show their age with cracks and smudges that have become permanent over time. The barbells have been here longer than most students, and this year they have a new owner....

Bay Area athletes take on the Paralympics

Bay Area athletes take on the Paralympics

Akshara Majjiga

September 8, 2016


Filed under SPORTS, Sports Features

Click the image below to read about two Bay Area athletes competing in the Paralympics. Story originally published in the Paralympics package. ...

Weekend Warriors: Picking up soccer at an older age

Weekend Warriors: Picking up soccer at an older age

Roshan Fernandez

August 29, 2016


Filed under SPORTS, Sports Features, Weekend Warrior

[dropcap]A[/dropcap]s 5:30 p.m rolled around on Saturday, 53-year-old Henry Wu stepped onto the upper field at Kennedy Middle School. He did not come wearing a uniform or with regulation mandated equipment. Instead, he brought a smile, some soccer balls and a bag full of jokes for whenever he got crossed...