El Estoque

Dear Kobe

Kobe's Dear Basketball poem // Photo from Ogene African
For Kobe
January 31, 2020
For Kobe

A & K Podcast: Super Bowl preview

A & K Podcast: Super Bowl preview
El Estoque staff members Kamyar Moradi and Anish Vasudevan break down what to expect in the Super Bowl
January 29, 2020
El Estoque staff members Kamyar Moradi and Anish Vasudevan break down what to expect in the Super Bowl

Girls Basketball: Team narrowly defeats Santa Clara HS

Girls Basketball: Team narrowly defeats Santa Clara HS
The Matadors win by four points at the Women in Sports celebration game
January 28, 2020
The Matadors win by four points at the Women in Sports celebration game

Sports dynasties: The rise and fall

Sports dynasties: The rise and fall
At times, an athlete must come to terms with their team’s dynasty coming to an end, while others face the pressure of trying to maintain the legacy their predecessors had left behind.
January 28, 2020
At times, an athlete must come to terms with their team’s dynasty coming to an end, while others face the pressure of trying to maintain the legacy their predecessors had left behind

No longer invincible

FOXBOROUGH, MASSACHUSETTS - OCTOBER 10: Kyle Van Noy #53 of the New England Patriots celebrates with his teammates Terrence Brooks #25, Stephon Gilmore #24 and Matthew Slater #18 after recovering a fumble to score a touchdown against the New York Giants during the fourth quarter in the game at Gillette Stadium on October 10, 2019 in Foxborough, Massachusetts. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)
The Patriots experience difficulties after breaking barriers in NFL history
January 28, 2020
The Patriots experience difficulties after breaking barriers in NFL history

Girls soccer: MVHS draws against Milpitas HS 0-0

Freshman forward Diya Balakrishnan peers over her shoulder at the oncoming defender in order to anticipate her next move so that she maintains possession of the ball against Milpitas HS.
In its fourth league matchup of the season, MVHS ties against Milpitas HS
January 26, 2020
In its fourth league matchup of the season, MVHS ties against Milpitas HS

Girls Basketball: MVHS falls to Mountain View HS after struggling to maintain possessions

Senior Ashley Liu dribbles past a Mountain View HS defender.
Lack of steady possession and inability to convert leads to eighth loss of the season with a final score of 31-52
January 18, 2020
Lack of steady possession and inability to convert leads to eighth loss of the season with a final score of 31-52

A & K Podcast: NFL playoffs conference championships

A & K Podcast: NFL playoffs conference championships
El Estoque staff members Kamyar Moradi and Anish Vasudevan break down the conference championships in the NFL playoffs
January 16, 2020
El Estoque staff members Kamyar Moradi and Anish Vasudevan break down the conference championships in the NFL playoffs

Skateboarding’s debut as a sport in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics

An example of what a park-like skateboarding course looks like, which resembles one of the courses skaters can perform on in the Olympics. Photo courtesy of fancycrave1
What the event will consist of and its impact on the skating community and the Olympics
January 14, 2020
What the event will consist of and its impact on the skating community and the Olympics

Wrestling: MVHS loses to Santa Clara HS 27-54

Wrestling: MVHS loses to Santa Clara HS 27-54
The Matadors lose 24-0 lead against Santa Clara HS in its first home meet
January 12, 2020

MVHS was defeated by Santa Clara HS during their first meet of the season.   The matadors opened with a strong lead in the lower weight divisions with freshman Hayden Ancheta, sophomore Nitin...

Switching Sides

Switching Sides
Exploring how certain MVHS athletes handle playing different sports
January 10, 2020
Exploring how certain MVHS athletes handle playing different sports

A & K Podcast: NFL playoffs divisional round

A & K Podcast: NFL playoffs divisional round
El Estoque staff members Kamyar Moradi and Anish Vasudevan break down the divisional round of the NFL playoffs
January 10, 2020
El Estoque staff members Kamyar Moradi and Anish Vasudevan break down the divisional round of the NFL playoffs
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