El Estoque

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...

Varsity girls tennis defeats Los Altos in first league match

Varsity girls tennis defeats Los Altos in first league match

Christian Fatoohi September 26, 2008

The MVHS varsity girls tennis  team faced off against Los Altos High School on Sept.16. Being their first league match, the girls tennis team stepped up to the challenge and brought home a 6-1 victory After...

Runners prepare for domination

Christian Fatoohi September 26, 2008

Summer practices speed cross country to a stirring season.Cross country opened to a strong start Aug. 18, carrying over the majority of its top players from the previous season. In order to prepare a team...

Varsity girls tennis wins second league match of season

Christian Fatoohi September 26, 2008

Later that week after the varsity girls tennis team defeated Los Altos, they extended their efforts and focused on winning their match against Lynbrook. On Sept. 18, the girls defeated Lynbrook 7-0.Shortly...

The payoff of playoffs

Christian Fatoohi September 26, 2008

The MVHS Varsity Boys Water Polo team missed the CCS Playoffs when they lost to Los Gatos last year. But with great determination and the addition of new players, the boys will fight hard this fall season...

The goals of the field hockey team

Christian Fatoohi September 26, 2008

Despite being very competitive, having made it to the CCS Playoffs last year, the MVHS varsity Girls Field Hockey team still has a lot of fun. They work hard, play hard, and then even find time to get...

Gary Wang: Badminton beast

Christian Fatoohi September 26, 2008

MVHS sophomore participates in Junior Nationals Badminton Tournament in June, 2008 Sophomore Gary Wang stands in one of eight courts that line a brightly lit gymnasium, ready to play game six —...

Olympic athletes teach students life lessons

Akshay Agrawal September 26, 2008

The Beijing Summer Olympics of 2008 is not only just an international event, and the unforgettable athletes, but also an inspiration to students.Shawn Johnson. LeBron James. Natalie Coughlin. Tyson Gay....

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