The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

Athlete of the Month: Hayden Ancheta

Athlete of the Month: Hayden Ancheta

Michelle Zheng May 27, 2022
The four-year wrestler reflects on his athletic journey
Senior Andrew Cole runs down the track during a track meet.

Powering through practice

Kalyani Puthenpurayil and Lance Tong May 27, 2022

At MVHS, different sports have different types of practices that target the various skills they each require. Students find the physical aspects such as stamina and technique and mental aspects such as...

Junior Pramath Doddaballapur smiling and posing for a picture with fellow swimmers after the first swim meet of the season | Photo Krish Dev

Happiness

Krish Dev and Aashi Venkat May 7, 2022
Finding happiness in sports
Sophomore Aditya Sharma poses with his family, who are all wearing customized Ralph Lauren polo uniforms.

Polo unites the Sharmas

Meggie Chen and Krish Dev April 18, 2022

Sophomore Aditya Sharma’s favorite part of playing horse polo is the unmatched feeling of excitement as the wind whistles in his ears and the loud sound of thumping hooves against the ground as he...

The Apple Watch offers a variety of features that track activity 
Graphic | Irene Tang

Down to the bits: technology in sports

Exploring how MVHS sports uses technology
The Apple Watch offers a variety of features that track activity 
Graphic | Irene Tang

Using smart devices to stay fit

Michelle Chen and Irene Tang March 24, 2022
Exploring different forms of technology athletes use to monitor exercise progress
Juniors Julianna Kimm and Lucy Choy celebrate after the team’s 49-25 defeat of Sequoia High School in the first round of CCS playoffs. Photo by Lance Tong

Refuse to lose

Anna Jerolimov and Michelle Zheng March 18, 2022
Girls Basketball goes 12-0 in league and competes in three rounds of CCS playoffs
History teacher Hilary Barron dances with the Orchesis Dance Company at Cal Poly. Photo courtesy of Hilary Barron | Used with permission

Back in action

Michelle Zheng and Michelle Chen March 17, 2022
MVHS teacher athletes discuss their journeys through sports
Athlete of the Month: Ben Richardson

Athlete of the Month: Ben Richardson

Anna Jerolimov March 16, 2022
Senior Ben Richardson discusses his soccer journey
Race in Sports

Race in Sports

Exploring the different facets of race in sports
Athlete of the Month: Vivian Ong

Athlete of the Month: Vivian Ong

Anna Jerolimov February 14, 2022

Sophomore Vivian Ong began playing basketball in fifth grade after her dad’s encouragement to try the sport. After playing in the Amateur Athletic Union for a year, she joined the basketball team...

Junior and Varsity Girls Basketball captain Julianna Kimm stands before the Chinese flag.

Representation in sports matters

Irene Tang and Matthew Yoshimoto February 8, 2022
Exploring how students are inspired by professional athletes of the same race
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