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

Senior and center Tate Jun leaps for the ball at the start of the game.

Boys Basketball falls to Saratoga High School 53-47

Matadors fight to take the game into overtime
Shannon Yu and Yixuan (Joyce) Li
February 13, 2024
Senior and striker Arnav Mahadev kicks the ball past an opponent.

Boys Soccer loses against Homestead High School 2-1

MVHS loses after a tense second half
Ethan Kellogg, Staff Writer
February 12, 2024
Senior and shooting guard Vivian Ong shoots a free throw.

Varsity Girls Basketball defeats Lynbrook High School 53-45

Matadors secure their eighth win of the league on National Women and Girls in Sports Day
Amberly Sun and Kaia Yuan
February 10, 2024
Junior and striker Royce Tse runs to the ball near the goal to try to score.

Photo by Ethan Yang.

Boys Soccer defeats Saratoga High School 3-0

Matadors emerge victorious despite facing rain in the second half
Brandon Wang and Ethan Yang
February 6, 2024
Darren Lin sets up in his starting position while practicing for long jump.

Time Out! Ep. 15: Darren Lin

A leap into Darren Lin’s experience with track and field
Benjamin Zhang
February 5, 2024
Freshman Riley Chow and senior Pranay Gangaram attempt to steal the ball from an opponent.

Boys Soccer defeats Wilcox High School 3-2

Matadors fall short in the first half but take the lead in the second
Liz Liu and Alan Tai
January 28, 2024
Seniors Yanwei Zhou, Ekom Mann, Anika Manjesh and Darya Pereverzeva (left to right) pose together while Coach Andrew Pappas stands proudly behind them.

Teamed-up takedowns

The MVHS Wrestling Team finds strength in teamwork in a primarily solo sport
Shannon Yu and Arjun Dhruv
January 28, 2024

Playing it safe

Athletes use various methods to manage and prevent sports injuries
Isabelle Kok
January 27, 2024
Photo illustration by Lauren Chuu

Athlete attendance

Student athletes and coaches discuss the complexities of attendance in sports
Lauren Chuu and Asha Wojciechowski
January 27, 2024
Mixed-gender events

Mixed-gender events

Student athletes share their thoughts on the increase in mixed-gender events in Olympic sports
Manas Kottakota and Daphne Huang
January 26, 2024
Graphic by Daphne Huang

Paddling into popularity

Students and staff share their thoughts on the rise of pickleball
Sania Nadkarni, Lauren Chuu, and Stephanie Zhang
January 26, 2024
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