El Estoque

The man in 23

The man in 23

Rucha Soman, Rajas Habbu, Herman Saini, and Keshav Taneja

June 5, 2019

Senior. Captain. Recruit. Those three words describe Gautham Dasari’s volleyball career. Starting in sixth grade, Gaudi, what his friends and coaches lovingly call him, has been climbing to the top and impressing coaches along the way. In the fall, Dasari will be playing at NYU and majoring in business. Click...

Silenced on the field

Silenced on the field

Sreya Kumar, Ankit Gupta, Brandon Ng, Justine Ha, Roshan Fernandez, and Herman Saini

December 12, 2018

Examining social issues in sports through the lens of MVHS students and staff

Cross Country: Girls team wins CCS championship at Salinas

Cross Country: Girls team wins CCS championship at Salinas

Anish Vasudevan, Herman Saini, and Ankit Gupta

December 1, 2018

Senior Sarah Feng screamed with excitement as she crossed the finish line. She looked left, then right, spotting her teammates who had finished and were anxiously waiting. They had succeeded in securing first seed in the race and, just like that, the MVHS girls Cross Country team were crowned champions. ...

Girls Tennis: Team falls in CCS quarterfinal

Girls Tennis: Team falls in CCS quarterfinal

Anish Vasudevan and Sreya Kumar

November 11, 2018

Sophomore Brooke Young stood beside the tennis courts, sweat dotted her forehead as her eyes stayed fixed on the remaining matches on the court. Needing just three more of her teammates to win their matches, she nervously awaited the results. The Matadors headed into Thursday’s match against Palo Alt...

End of season traditions

End of season traditions

Anish Vasudevan and Chelsea Wong

November 9, 2018

The music stopped as the senior homecoming skit came to a close. The crowd started to disperse from the rally court, but an eruption of cheers rose from near the cafeteria. The cheers traveled closer to the rally stage as a group of students in swimwear shorts paved their way through the crowd. It was t...

Senior Night

Senior Night

November 1, 2018

During the last week of October, MVHS fall season teams celebrated the end of their regular season with senior night games. In their last home game of the season, seniors were celebrated in ceremonies before or during the games. Click the photos below to read the stories about each of the senior nights. ...