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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

Senior Krupa Shanware serves the ball to start a rally.

Girls Volleyball loses to Mountain View High School 3-2

Matadors experience a loss of momentum after winning first two sets
Lauren Chuu and Kalyani Puthenpurayil
September 24, 2022
Wing player Owen Pow defends against a CHS player poised to take a shot.

Boys Water Polo wins 15-11 against Cupertino High School

The Matadors maintain their undefeated record
Sonia Verma, Michelle Zheng, and Lily Jiang
September 19, 2022

The Matadors prepare themselves in anticipation for Fremont High School’s offensive play.

Varsity Football loses 17-13 against Fremont High School

Matadors miss a game-winning touchdown in the final minute of the fourth quarter
Nameek Chowdhury, Jiya Singh, and Aashi Venkat
September 18, 2022
Sophomore Tvisha Jain dribbles the ball up the right side of the field before passing the ball upfield.

Varsity Field Hockey defeats Wilcox High School 3-0

Matadors start off league play with a victory at home
Krish Dev and Alyssa Yang
September 17, 2022
After halftime, the Varsity Football team breaks through the Monta Vista banner onto the field. Entering the third quarter, Lowell HS led 18-16.

Varsity Football defeats Lowell 22-18 in its first game of the season

Matadors fight their way to victory with a comeback in the second half
Krish Dev and Gauri Manoj
August 29, 2022
After senior Sydney Su saves the ball from hitting the ground, senior Krupa Shanware prepares to pass the ball back to the opponent’s side and continue the rally.

Girls Volleyball beats Overfelt High School 3-0

Matadors win straight sets in first game of the season
Meggie Chen, Sarah Liu, and Michelle Zheng
August 28, 2022
Dancing on a deadline

Dancing on a deadline

MVHS dance groups prepare for their spring showcase
Crystal Cheng and Lillian Wang
June 2, 2022
Athlete of the Month: Hayden Ancheta

Athlete of the Month: Hayden Ancheta

The four-year wrestler reflects on his athletic journey
Michelle Zheng
May 27, 2022
Senior Andrew Cole runs down the track during a track meet.

Powering through practice

Looking at how different athletes train for their sports
A member of El Estoque throws a shot put while wrapped in caution tape.

Taking precautions

Students examine the risks they take in playing sports while participating in other activities
Mira Wagner and Crystal Cheng
May 27, 2022
Swimmers Michael Ding, Nilay Kundu, Leo Matsumoto, Tan Kang, Ryan Tang and
Davina Huang all qualified and competed in the State Finals at Clovis West High
School.

Sports Recap: CCS

Examining the CCS runs of every spring sports team at MVHS.
Lance Tong
May 27, 2022
The players celebrate after winning their first home game in straight sets against Homestead High School, not knowing that they would be facing HHS again for the Division I CCS Championship.

Fight like hell

Exploring Boys Volleyball’s journey to the Division II NorCal Playoffs
Kalyani Puthenpurayil
May 25, 2022
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