El Estoque

On the Right Track: Custodian Tom Orsua becomes track coach

On the Right Track: Custodian Tom Orsua becomes track coach

Hannan Waliullah

April 27, 2016


Filed under Print, SPORTS, Spring Sports, Track & Field

It’s 3:15p.m. Custodian Thomas Orsua turns in his radio, rides his white cart to the cafeteria, throws away the trash he collected during the day and signs out. Heís done with his shift for the day. But instead of climbing into his car and heading home, Orsua shifts gears and heads to the locker ...

Track and Field: Varsity Team loses in competition against the other MV

Track and Field: Varsity Team loses in competition against the other MV

Emma Lam

April 4, 2016


Filed under SPORTS, Sports, Sports Digital, Spring Sports, Track & Field

Co-reported by Fatima Ali and Hannan Waliullah [dropcap]O[/dropcap]n March 30th, a clash between Monta Vista HS and Mountain View HS occurred. Stakes were high, with Mountain View HS a step down from a higher division this season. The Matadors faced their toughest rival yet. It was a smaller home...

Track and Field: Q&A with team freshmen

Track and Field: Q&A with team freshmen

Emma Lam

April 1, 2016


Filed under SPORTS, Sports, Spring Sports, Track & Field

Cowritten by Hannan Waliullah and Fatima Ali Photos by Fatima Ali [dropcap]E[/dropcap]veryone knows what it's like to be an freshman, whether they’re a teacher or a student at MVHS. They’ve all been through the transition from middle school to high school, not knowing where or how they’ll ...

Track and Field: First home meet of the season brings multiple wins

Track and Field: First home meet of the season brings multiple wins

Fatima Ali

March 24, 2016


Filed under SPORTS, Sports, Spring Sports, Track & Field

Co-reported by Hannan Waliullah and Emma Lam Photos by Hannan Waliullah, Emma Lam and Fatima Ali [dropcap]T[/dropcap]he starting gun went off, signaling the start of the first 4x100 meter relay. As the lead for the MVHS team, freshman Reema Apte began to run, cheers all around the field resound...

Track and Field: Athletes achieve personal records at El Camino League Finals

Track and Field: Athletes achieve personal records at El Camino League Finals

Kalpana Gopalkrishnan

May 10, 2015


Filed under SPORTS, Spring Sports, Track & Field

No one seems to remember when the El Camino League Finals were last held at MVHS, but nevertheless, on May 6, 2015 at 4 p.m., athletes from around the valley congregated at MVHS’ renovated track to compete for entrance to the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League Finals. Although MVHS finished fifth...

Track and field: Subteams gives players specialized attention respective of their events

Track and field: Subteams gives players specialized attention respective of their events

Avni Prasad

March 25, 2015


Filed under SPORTS, Spring Sports, Track & Field

A team of 110 student athletes filed on to the upper field on March 10. Some traded their soccer cleats for running spikes, while others their baggy basketball jersey for a tight purple running shirt. They were no stranger to sweat — but as they stretched on the bleachers, coach Kirk Flatow pointed...

Track and Field: First home meet on new field leads to loss against Cupertino High School

Track and Field: First home meet on new field leads to loss against Cupertino High School

AlexaTheaSuarez

March 19, 2013


Filed under SPORTS, Spring Sports, Track & Field

In the first meet to be held on MVHS’s own track field since its recent renovation, the Matadors competed against Cupertino High School on Mar. 14. Although the competition was close and both teams ran impressive races, the points accumulated at the end of the day confirmed that Cupertino High School ...

PHOTO GALLERY: Track and field renovation update

PHOTO GALLERY: Track and field renovation update

Karen Feng

April 8, 2012


Filed under NEWS

As the end of year looms closer, construction work is picking up pace. Field renovations are scheduled to finish next year, with a grand opening of the new track and field by Jan. 7, 2013. As of April 6,the underground piping, stadium lights and some of the turf have been laid down, and the track is due to be complete in about two weeks. If work goes according ...

Donor brick program a new source of revenue

Donor brick program a new source of revenue

Karen Feng

April 8, 2012


Filed under NEWS

As construction of the new track and field facilities continues, MVHS has followed the example of all the other schools in the district by installing donor bricks on the new grounds: 720 total on the football, baseball and lower field entrance walkways. Also similar to other FUHSD schools is where th...

Olympic athlete Erica McClain to coach track team

Olympic athlete Erica McClain to coach track team

Kevin Tsukii

February 1, 2012


Filed under SPORTS, Spring Sports, Track & Field

  Starting spring 2012, Olympic athlete Erica McClain will be coaching the triple jump and long jump for the MVHS track and field team while simultaneously training to qualify for the 2012 Olympic team. McClain graduated from Stanford University in 2008 and was a member of the 2008 U...

Track and field renovations to begin in late September

Track and field renovations to begin in late September

Anushka Patil

September 8, 2011


Filed under NEWS

The track and fields on campus will be reconstructed during late September. After the Department of State Architects (DSA) approved the project, administration was notified on Sept. 1, and construction will begin as soon as possible. The track and field will be unusable for approximately the next 12 mo...