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El Estoque

The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

Sophomore Vivana Dave attempts a synchronized dive along side another diver while two of her teammates converse in the hot tub. Photo courtesy of Vivana Dave | Used with permission

The delight of diving

New divers find love for the sport and its supportive environment
Leah Desai, Staff Writer
April 10, 2024
Sophomore Amish Tyagi watches his birdie midair after a hard hit while his partner, senior Daphne Huang, stands at the ready.

Varsity Badminton falls to Cupertino High School 19-11

Badminton loses a second time to the Pioneers
Shannon Yu, Brandon Xu, and Ethan Kellogg
April 8, 2024
Swim defeats Mountain View High School 203-133

Swim defeats Mountain View High School 203-133

Matador seniors compete in a home meet for the last time
Megha Mummaneni and Varun Singh
April 7, 2024
Varsity Boys Volleyball loses to Harker High School 3-0

Varsity Boys Volleyball loses to Harker High School 3-0

Matadors fall short due to poor defense
Stephanie Zhang
April 6, 2024
Time Out! Ep. 19: Anisha Pant

Time Out! Ep. 19: Anisha Pant

Anisha Pant talks about her past and future fencing career
Arjun Dhruv and Lily Jiang
April 6, 2024
Two pucks in a pod

Two pucks in a pod

Sisters Alice and Gillie Ross share their experience playing ice hockey
Taryn Lam and Aaryan Sharma
April 6, 2024
Senior Leo Matsumoto swims the 200-yard IM with a time of 25.62 seconds.

Swim defeats Fremont High School 181.5-153.5

Varsity Girls Swim win against the Firebirds while Boys Swim ties
Niveda Hari and Liz Liu
April 3, 2024
Time Out! Ep. 18: Krishna Nathan

Time Out! Ep. 18: Krishna Nathan

Krishna Nathan discusses his chess journey
Ethan Eisler and Yixuan (Joyce) Li
April 1, 2024
Senior and Varsity 3 Boys Doubles player Saketh Korrada prepares to serve the birdie.

Varsity Badminton loses to Lynbrook High School 25-5

The Matadors fall to reigning league champions
Senior Henry Hu returns the ball against HHS defenders.

Varsity Boys Volleyball defeats Homestead High School 3-0

Matadors secure another win despite missing key players
Amberly Sun and Kaia Yuan
March 20, 2024
Junior Kimika Shimazaki poses with a baton after performing at the Welcome Back rally.

Belonging in baton

Junior Kimika Shimazaki reflects on her journey in baton twirling
Off-court champs

Off-court champs

MVHS sports depends on overlooked roles such as photographers, the athletic director, and student volunteers.
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