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

Junior Matthew Lau pushes through an MHS defender for a layup

Varsity Boys Basketball loses to Milpitas High School 58-51

Matadors fall short in securing a win in a close game
Samika Bhatkar, Kathryn Foo, and Alyssa Yang
January 29, 2023
The MVHS team celebrates and poses for a photo after winning the game. Photo by Brandon Xu

Boys Soccer beats Milpitas High School 3-2 in an intense game

Matadors crush the MHS comeback with a goal in the last five minutes of the game
Pranati Kotamraju, Alan Tai, and Brandon Xu
January 29, 2023
Junior and center forward Sophia Lu maneuvers past the opposition in an attempt to shoot the ball.

Girls Basketball defeats Leland High School 69-42

Matadors maintain their lead throughout the game
Sportswashing covers up and erases the problems faced by the country.

More than just a game

How sportswashing came into play at the World Cup
Sophomore Stanley Du towers over LHS defenders as he shoots the ball into the basket. 

Photo by Stephanie Zhang

Boys Basketball defeats Lincoln High School 58-37

Matadors dominate throughout the whole game
Pranati Kotamraju and Stephanie Zhang
December 22, 2022
Recognizing the importance of JV teams

Recognizing the importance of JV teams

MVHS community explains the necessity of JV teams
Sonia Verma and Crystal Cheng
December 22, 2022
The finishing touch

The finishing touch

Exploring the role of makeup in sports
Mikaylah Du and Dahlia Schilling
December 22, 2022
The 2022 World Cup, hosted in Qatar, has attracted a large number of soccer fans from around the world and is considered one of the most widely viewed sporting events globally this year.

Now is all

Looking into students reactions to the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022
Kalyani Puthenpurayil and Lillian Wang
December 21, 2022
Senior Varshini Peddinti shields the ball from a PHS defender as she dribbles down the court.

Girls Basketball defeats Prospect High School 49-27

Matadors maintain a strong lead to take home their eighth win of the season
Sagnik Nag Chowdhury, Sarah Liu, and Alyssa Yang
December 18, 2022
Junior and captain Himani Jha serves to her opponent during a game against Mountain View High School on Sept. 7, where the team won 4-3.

To the top

Detailing the Varsity Girls Tennis team’s journey to winning CCS and becoming NorCal runners up
Anna Jerolimov and Kripa Mayureshwar
December 14, 2022

Shining a light on Junior Varsity

Exploring underrepresentation amongst Junior Varsity teams
Mira Wagner and Michelle Zheng
December 14, 2022
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