El Estoque

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
Chelsea fans protest against the creation of the European Super League

European Super League: 48 hours of failure

Nika Zamani May 8, 2021
MVHS soccer players share their thoughts on the European Super League
Warming up: Reopening sports at MVHS

Warming up: Reopening sports at MVHS

Examining how athletes, coaches and administration have adapted to the pandemic
Senior Allison Leung and her teammate MVHS alumna '18 Demetra Williams practice their dives at MVHS' pool.

Women in sports

Exploring the experiences of women in sports in honor of Women's History Month
The NCAA pushes its women's teams off to the sidelines once again by providing them with inadequate resources. Photos courtesy of University of Northern Colorado's Women's Basketball & Sedona Prince

NCAA fails to provide equal resources for women’s teams

Jayanti Jha March 22, 2021
Female athletes are pushed to the sidelines once again
A 1952 Mickey Mantle Topps card sold for $5.2 million in November of 2020. | Photo from  Hypebeast

Card craze

Suraj Gangaram, Staff Writer March 14, 2021

It’s crazy how a piece of cardboard gave me so much happiness.  Looking back at second grade, I remember I was envious of my friends in summer camp who spent countless hours tossing these shiny,...

The most recent iterations of the

Recent changes in sports simulation games incite criticism  

Aditya Shukla, Staff Writer March 14, 2021
Sports gaming fans examine the addition of microtransactions in ‘NBA 2K’  
Ding preforms a partner skill at a national competition.  Photo courtesy of Emily Ding | Used with permission

Junior Emily Ding’s journey with synchronized swimming

Nika Zamani March 13, 2021
Following Ding to her spot on Team USA
5 student-athletes share the meanings behind unique sports phrases. Photo by Hannah Lee

Man on the street: Athletes share special phrases from their sports

Jayanti Jha February 9, 2021
Unpacking the meaning behind pancakes, bogeys and splats in sports
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