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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

Freshman Lelani Laruelle gets in position to hit the ball.

Varsity Girls Tennis wins 4-3 against Mountain View High School

Ananya Chaudhary and Aashi Venkat September 29, 2022
The outcome of the last match allowed the Matadors to secure the win
Senior and attacker Royce Wang aims to take a shot at the FHS goal.

Boys Water Polo loses 16-8 against Fremont High School

Sameer Maheshwari and Darpan Singh September 25, 2022

Varsity Boys Water Polo lost 16-8 against Fremont High School on Thursday, Sept. 22. Sophomore and wing player Owen Pow had high expectations for the team going into the game, however the team struggled...

Senior Krupa Shanware serves the ball to start a rally.

Girls Volleyball loses to Mountain View High School 3-2

Lauren Chuu and Kalyani Puthenpurayil September 24, 2022

Varsity Girls Volleyball fell to Mountain View High School 3-2 on Sept. 23 during its third league game, bringing its overall league record to 1-2. While the Matadors took the lead after winning  the...

Wing player Owen Pow defends against a CHS player poised to take a shot.

Boys Water Polo wins 15-11 against Cupertino High School

Sonia Verma, Michelle Zheng, and Lily Jiang September 19, 2022

Varsity Boys Water Polo won 15-11 against Cupertino High School on Thursday, Sept. 15. MVHS took a 5-1 lead at the end of the first quarter. The second quarter ended with a score of 9-2. Although...


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

Varsity Football loses 17-13 against Fremont High School

Nameek Chowdhury, Jiya Singh, and Aashi Venkat September 18, 2022
Matadors miss a game-winning touchdown in the final minute of the fourth quarter
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

Krish Dev and Alyssa Yang September 17, 2022

  Varsity Field Hockey defeated Wilcox High School 3-0 on Sept. 14 during its official first league game at home. MVHS maintained a strong offense throughout the game. After junior Zoe ​​Handelsman...

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

Krish Dev and Gauri Manoj August 29, 2022

The Matadors began their 2022 season with a bang, defeating Lowell High School with a score of 22-18 on Friday, Aug. 26. MVHS was down 18-7 after the first half, but the team was able to score 15 points...

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

Meggie Chen, Sarah Liu, and Michelle Zheng August 28, 2022
Matadors win straight sets in first game of the season
Seniors Arthur Chan, Lance Tong, Neil Weaver, Rishi Dasari and Sudhit Rao pose together with their family members and their gifts.

Boys Volleyball dominates Saratoga High School on senior night

Kalyani Puthenpurayil May 2, 2022

Varsity Boys Volleyball defeated Saratoga High School 3-0 with the respective scores 25-11, 25-19 and 25-18 during its senior night on Friday, April 29, bringing its overall league record to 7-5.  The...

Junior Jesse Li and sophomore Elijah Kang jump to block a hit from Mountain View.

Boys Volleyball falls to Mountain View High School 3-0

Tvisha Gupta and Anna Jerolimov March 28, 2022
A loss brings the Matadors’ league record to 3-2
Junior and captain Lance Fuchia gets ready to smash the birdie over the net. Photo by Anna Jerolimov

Badminton narrowly defeats Cupertino High School 16-14

Anna Jerolimov and Kalyani Puthenpurayil March 26, 2022
A tiebreaking match allows MVHS to take the victory
Sophomore Varchas Athreya passes the ball in the first set of the game, which MVHS won 26-24.

Boys Volleyball triumphs over Cupertino High School in straight sets

Anna Jerolimov and Mira Wagner March 21, 2022
MVHS wins three close sets in its second home game
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