El Estoque

Senior Ashley Twu lunges forward to take a shot during a field hockey game.

Students share about coaching youth sports

Sarah Liu November 16, 2021

Senior Ashley Twu is both a student and a teacher — she’s both a player and captain for the field hockey team and a coach for the San Jose Fly Field Hockey Club, which she’s been playing for since...

Senior Seo Eun Kim and Sophomore Mihret Tesfaye explain that teammates are essential to staying motivated during football games

Cheering from the sidelines

Anushka De November 2, 2021
Exploring how the team stays motivated even during a loss
Athletes share about how they got into their sports

Athletes share about how they got into their sports

Kalyani Puthenpurayil and Angela Zhang October 23, 2021

MVHS athletes reflect on how starting their sport at an early age affected their lives and shaped their identity. These athletes share their memories associated with their sport from when they were younger...

Junior Rohin Inani poses next to his two recycling bins for discarded tennis balls.

Rohin Inani recycles tennis balls to create ‘green gold’

Matthew Yoshimoto October 20, 2021
How a junior partnered with a nonprofit to install bins at the tennis courts for discarded balls
Freshman Varsha Iyengar gets ready to serve the ball. Photo by Kalyani Puthenpurayil

Picking up a racket

Kalyani Puthenpurayil September 21, 2021
Three tennis players explain how they first began the sport

Staying in the game

Michelle Zheng and Sarah Liu September 19, 2021
Student athletes explain how they balance academics, sports and extracurriculars
FUHSD athletes found ways to resonate with Lydia Jacoby, Suni Lee and Simone Biles. Graphic by Jayanti Jha, Aashna Patel and Kalyani Puthenpurayil

Twisting the game

Three Olympic winners resonate with local athletes
The Matadors pose with the De Anza Boulevard  trophy after its win against Lynbrook HS.

Season Superlatives: Boys Basketball

Nika Zamani May 21, 2021
Athletes share the best and worst games of the season, and everything in between
Subbing Out

Subbing Out

Seniors reflect on their time as athletes on MVHS sports teams

Man on the street: What do MVHS athletes first think when they hear ‘conditioning?’

Jayanti Jha May 20, 2021
Exploring athletes’ thoughts about a typically dreaded aspect of sports
Varsity Boys Soccer players share a team huddle following a game.

Season shutdown

Robert Liu and Nika Zamani May 19, 2021
How the MVHS football and boys soccer teams reacted to their teammates’ positive COVID results
European Super League: 48 hours of failure

European Super League: 48 hours of failure

Nika Zamani May 8, 2021
MVHS soccer players share their thoughts on the European Super League
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