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Each student-athlete had their own lane line during practice to maintain social distancing.

Water Polo holds its first preseason practice

Jayanti Jha and Elena Khan October 19, 2020
Boys and Girls Water Polo teams share their impressions of their first conditioning with COVID-19 restrictions
Assistant Color Guard Director Jubilee Hardwick demonstrates a move to her students during practice.

Color Guard modifies its practices

Prisha Tiwari, Staff Writer October 11, 2020
The team creates a new plan to continue practicing despite quarantine restrictions
Esports boom during quarantine

Esports boom during quarantine

Collin Qian, Sports Editor September 25, 2020
The pandemic pushes students to esports
The Cross Country team runs laps around the track, while being socially distant and wearing masks.

Athletic conditioning

Anjali Singh and Anika Sharma September 24, 2020
Exploring the impact of COVID-19 on team conditioning
Junior Arushi Tyagi holds a plank position during her daily workout in her house. Photo used with permission from Arushi Tyagi.

At-home quarantine workouts

Prisha Tiwari, Staff Writer September 24, 2020
Students and staff share what motivates them to exercise during the COVID-19 pandemic
Recreational sports during quarantine

Recreational sports during quarantine

Brian Xu September 24, 2020
MVHS students and staff safely stay active despite COVID-19 restrictions
DACA practices over quarantine with two people in one lane line. Photo used with permission from Jacqueleine Liu.

How COVID-19 has impacted sports clubs

Elena Khan and Anna Jerolimov September 22, 2020

The past seven months of shelter-in-place have required many student athletes to adjust to the cancellation of not only school sports, but also club sports tournaments. From college recruitment issues...

From serving as bonding events to fueling athletes in reaching their maximum potential, food is an integral part of an athletes’ experience. Whether it’s increasing intake of specific food groups to compensate for dietary restrictions or making their own meals, MVHS student-athletes have taken their diets into their own hands to make sure they’re “fuelin’ up.”

Fuelin’ Up

Anna Jerolimov, Jayanti Jha, Elena Khan, Lance Tong, and Brian Xu September 16, 2020
Exploring how food affects athletes before and during the COVID-19 pandemic
Akshat Debanth utilizes these dumbbells from home to stay fit.

Physical Education from home presents unique challenges

Anika Sharma September 13, 2020
Students examine the pros and cons of taking PE classes during remote learning
Ramanathan kicks the ball at a soccer game.

Overtraining: How much is too much?

Prisha Tiwari, Staff Writer September 12, 2020
Exploring how overtraining impacts the game and mindset of MVHS athletes
2020 NBA Finals predictions

2020 NBA Finals predictions

Anjali Singh and Collin Qian September 12, 2020
MVHS students give their hopes for the top teams in the NBA finals

Man on the street: MVHS fall athletes on playing in a different season

Jayanti Jha September 9, 2020
Athletes reflect on the differences between playing in the fall and winter or spring season
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