The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

Trade talks

Trade talks

Exploring the recent trades in the NBA and issues in basketball free agency
Samika Bhatkar and Mihir Vishwarupe
March 20, 2023
Junior Rahul Pothineni passes the ball to a teammate.

Boys Volleyball loses to The Harker School in its first home game of the season

Matadors tried to hold out to a fifth set but lost after ending the fourth set 25-23
Lauren Chuu and Kalyani Puthenpurayil
March 19, 2023
Sophomore and Varsity 3 Boys Singles player Jayden Lim prepares to reach for the birdie. Lim won his set earning MVHS one point.

Photo by Manas Kottakota

Varsity Badminton defeats Cupertino High School 17-13 in a close game

Varsity Badminton opens up its season with a close victory
Manas Kottakota and Sameer Maheshwari
March 11, 2023

EE Tries Sports: Football

El Estoque competes against the MVHS Varsity Football team in Flag Football
Out of line

Out of line

Exploring how anger, sadness and loss can cause the lines of respect to disappear in the heat of the game
Basketball referee Scott Calvin calls a time out.

Setting the guideline

Exploring student athletes experiences with referees
Mikaylah Du and Riya Murthy
February 28, 2023
Junior Carolyn Ruan looks for an open team member to pass to while two HHS players guard her.

Varsity Girls Basketball ends its CCS run with a 57-44 loss to Hillsdale High School

Matadors eliminated in the quarterfinals of CCS for the second year in a row
Crystal Cheng
February 27, 2023
The players jump up in excitement as their teammate scores a three-pointer towards the end of the final quarter.

Varsity Boys Basketball ends historic season losing 78-55 to first-seeded Saint Francis High

MVHS’s Cinderella run comes to an end in the third round of CCS playoffs
Minjae Kang, Vincent Zhao, and Michelle Zheng
February 25, 2023
At the end of the fourth quarter, senior Dominic Kellogg walks off the court to celebrate the win with his teammates.

Varsity Boys Basketball wins in second round CCS Playoff game against Gunn High School 66-56

Varsity Boys Basketball advances to face St. Francis High School in the third round of the CCS Playoffs
Darpan Singh, Vincent Zhao, and Michelle Zheng
February 21, 2023
Sophomore Miya Kosakura drives into the paint while WGHS players surround her inside.

Varsity Girls Basketball beats Willow Glen High School 75-46 in its first CCS game

Matadors move onto quarterfinals with a win after receiving a bye for the first round
Crystal Cheng
February 20, 2023
2023 CIF Central Coast Section Championships

2023 CIF Central Coast Section Championships

Learn more about the CCS Tournament for the Varsity Girls Basketball, Varsity Boys Basketball and Wrestling
Senior Itai Lavi attempts to score a three-pointer in the final seconds of the fourth quarter.

Varsity Boys Basketball beats Overfelt High School 76-51 in first round of CCS playoffs

MVHS advances to second round of playoffs against Gunn High School
Michelle Zheng
February 20, 2023
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