El Estoque

MVHS varsity boys water polo beats Homestead 15-11

Natalie Wong October 29, 2008

MVHS varsity boys water polo rams Homestead high school into the net with a smashing victory  MVHS varsity boys water polo played an intense home game against Homestead on Oct. 21, with a final score...

Girls tennis soundly defeats Los Gatos

Girls tennis soundly defeats Los Gatos

Varada Gavaskar October 23, 2008

Game Score 6-1Sophomore Sylvia Li prepares her backhand shot on the #1 singles court.While a stroke of luck may have carried varsity tennis to victory in their close match (4-3) against Saratoga last week,...

Marquesas drive for dance takes over

Marquesas’ drive for dance takes over

Mansi Pathak October 21, 2008

Marquesas on team sacrifice other activities to make time for long hours of practice.Sophomore Lauren Lee prepares for the long practice ahead on Oct. 17. Photo by Jaime Chu.Ten hours a week. Forty minutes...

Flying high: A cheerleaders life

Flying high: A cheerleader’s life

Patty Chao October 21, 2008

Cheerleaders continue strenuous stunts Being on a sports team means trusting teammates, whether it is completing a pass, scoring a touchdown, or catching team members after they are hurled into the...

Living life in the bike lane

Living life in the bike lane

Sarah McKee October 21, 2008

Former runner finds her place in the ranks of professional cyclists.Junior Christina Ygelsias had no idea she would one day be training for the Olympics. But, as a child she was already unintentionally...

FUHSD plans to renovate five facilities

FUHSD plans to renovate five facilities

Samved Sangameswara October 21, 2008

New designs for outdoor athletic facility are underway, with ideas, blueprint, and discussion.  MVHS varsity football coach Jeff Meuller has a 35 players, a staff of nine coaches, and a quality shot...

Varsity girls tennis wins a fierce battle against Saratoga

Varsity girls tennis wins a fierce battle against Saratoga

Christian Fatoohi October 21, 2008

MVHS varsity girls tennis wins a tough match over Saratoga 4-3 on Oct. 7   #1 singles sophomore Sylvia Li hits a strong backhand against senior Lindsay Marsh of Saratoga MVHS girls varsity...

Varsity field hockey at a standstill with Westmont

Varsity field hockey at a standstill with Westmont

Anthony Chen October 20, 2008

Varsity field hockey ties with Westmont High School on Oct. 9Westmont takes possesion of the ballDespite great efforts coming from the field hockey teams from both schools on Oct. 9, neither was able to...

Ace may be gone but serves still there

Natalie Wong October 1, 2008

Team loses top player to College Now program at De Anza yet continues to dominate the courtIf there were a star tennis player like Maria Sharapova at our school, girls varsity tennis would definitely...

Just a joke?

Natalie Wong October 1, 2008

All teams have traditions, but there is a murky area between harmless pranks and hurtful harassment. El Estoque explores team hazing: It's all fun until someone get hurts    Nine baseball...

History textbooks and ballet slippers

History textbooks and ballet slippers

Ingrid Chang October 1, 2008

Social studies teacher Hilary Maxwell eases into role as new Marquesas dance coach Juniors Katherine Ong, Maayan Cogan, Yasmine Kotturi, and other Marquesas listen as their new coach leads them in strecthes...

Loss of five players brings change to varsity girls tennis

Christian Fatoohi September 26, 2008

Which team placed second in NorCal and first in CCS last year? That’s right, the MVHS varsity girls tennis team did! How this year will turn out however, especially with the loss of five players...

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