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The NFL is dumb

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Anish Vasudevan

May 13, 2020

The league is failing to take care of its most valuable players

Tom Brady signs with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers after 20 years with the New England Patriots

Tom Brady signs with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers after 20 years with the New England Patriots

Jefferson Le and Rucha Soman

April 10, 2020

In his 20 seasons as the quarterback for the New England Patriots, Tom Brady won six super bowls, earning a total of four Super Bowl MVPs and three league MVP awards. However, after the Patriots lost in the divisional round of the NFL playoffs against the Tennessee Titans this season, Brady’s future w...

A & K Podcast: NFL Free Agency 2020

Illustration by Anish Vasudevan

Anish Vasudevan and Kamyar Moradi

March 20, 2020

El Estoque staff members Kamyar Moradi and Anish Vasudevan analyze the first week of NFL Free Agency

A & K Podcast: Super Bowl preview

A & K Podcast: Super Bowl preview

Anish Vasudevan and Kamyar Moradi

January 29, 2020

El Estoque staff members Kamyar Moradi and Anish Vasudevan break down what to expect in the Super Bowl

A & K Podcast: NFL playoffs divisional round

A & K Podcast: NFL playoffs divisional round

Anish Vasudevan and Kamyar Moradi

January 10, 2020

El Estoque staff members Kamyar Moradi and Anish Vasudevan break down the divisional round of the NFL playoffs

Dear football,

MVHS football senior class of 2020. Photo | Anish Vasudevan

Anish Vasudevan

December 2, 2019

Dear Football, Thank you for teaching me about teamwork by showing me what happens when there’s a lack of it. Without the efforts of all 11 players on the field, our team would crumble. But, you showed me that when everyone played selflessly, the results were outstanding.  Thank you for showing m...

Football: Matadors win homecoming in a shutout game against Lynbrook HS

Senior Henry Lassa runs down the field in the game against Lynbrook HS.

Tabitha Mendez and Kamyar Moradi

October 24, 2019

he high energy was present as the stands filled Friday night for the homecoming football game as the MVHS cheer, color guard and dance team performed their pregame routine with the MVHS marching band. After coming off of a loss against Los Altos HS, the MVHS football team was hoping to make a comebac...

Athlete of the Month: Luke Bowman

Athlete of the Month: Luke Bowman

Lance Tong

October 23, 2019

ophomore Luke Bowman has been surrounded by water polo players since he was a child. His dad and sister both played, so it was only natural for him to start in sixth grade. At first, Bowman saw an athletic career in soccer, but liked the challenge of playing a different sport and using a new skill ...

Girls Water Polo: The Matadors fall to Santa Clara HS on their senior night

MVHS girls waterpolo seniors pose for a photo after the game ended.

Anjali Singh and Lance Tong

October 21, 2019

On Oct. 17, the MVHS girls water polo team lost to Santa Clara HS for the second time this season with a score of 20-1. While the outcome did not favor the Matadors, the team says it had something else to celebrate — the seniors and their departure from high school water polo.   The game began wit...