El Estoque

Ready for commitment

Ready for commitment
Local student-athletes share their past, present and future goals for collegiate play
December 15, 2020
Local student-athletes share their past, present and future goals for collegiate play

Real Talk with Athletes Ep. 1: Samantha Dunn

Exploring senior Samantha Dunn’s journey with volleyball and how the Girls Volleyball team has adjusted to COVID-19
November 25, 2020
Exploring senior Samantha Dunn’s journey with volleyball and how the Girls Volleyball team has adjusted to COVID-19

Sports stereotypes

Joyce Lui spins during a color guard performance. Photo used with permission by Lui.
Exploring the assumptions surrounding various sports at MVHS
November 6, 2020
Exploring the assumptions surrounding various sports at MVHS

The Impact of Cheering

Junior Anika Mishra practices before a game with a small crowd. Photo used with permission by Mishra.
Student athletes share the effect of crowds on their performance
November 5, 2020
Student athletes share the effect of crowds on their performance

Intersport friendships

Players on the Boys Volleyball team give the Girls teams high-fives at the end of the game. Photo used with courtesy of Sammi Dunn
MVHS athletes continue forming friendships between teams during a challenging socially distanced time
October 30, 2020
MVHS athletes continue forming friendships between teams during a challenging socially distanced time

COVID-19’s impact on Cupertino Hoops

Van Buren referees at a Cupertino Hoops boys basketball game on Jan. 19, 2013.
Exploring players’ and referees’ reactions to the potential canceling of the winter basketball season
October 26, 2020
Exploring players’ and referees’ reactions to the potential canceling of the winter basketball season

Water Polo holds its first preseason practice

Each student-athlete had their own lane line during practice to maintain social distancing.
Boys and Girls Water Polo teams share their impressions of their first conditioning with COVID-19 restrictions
October 19, 2020
Boys and Girls Water Polo teams share their impressions of their first conditioning with COVID-19 restrictions

Athletic Conditioning

The Cross Country team runs laps around the track, while being socially distant and wearing masks.
Exploring the impact of COVID-19 on team conditioning
September 24, 2020
Exploring the impact of COVID-19 on team conditioning

Fuelin’ Up

Fuelin’ Up
Exploring how food affects athletes before and during the COVID-19 pandemic
September 16, 2020
Exploring how food affects athletes before and during the COVID-19 pandemic

Physical Education from home presents unique challenges

Akshat Debanth utilizes these dumbbells from home to stay fit.
Students examine the pros and cons of taking PE classes during remote learning
September 13, 2020
Students examine the pros and cons of taking PE classes during remote learning

Overtraining: How much is too much?

Ramanathan kicks the ball at a soccer game. Photo used with permission from Viveka Ramanathan.
Exploring how overtraining impacts the game and mindset of MVHS athletes
September 12, 2020
Exploring how overtraining impacts the game and mindset of MVHS athletes

2020 NBA Finals predictions

2020 NBA Finals predictions
MVHS students give their hopes for the top teams in the NBA finals
September 12, 2020
MVHS students give their hopes for the top teams in the NBA finals
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