El Estoque

Skipping into Retirement

Skipping into Retirement

Jai Uparkar May 22, 2019

here were two things math teacher Skip Mueller never wanted to become: a salesman or a teacher. He ended up working in sales engineering for 17 years after graduating from college with a civil engineering...

End of the line

End of the line

Michelle Wong and Aditi Gnanasekar May 25, 2018

Editor's note: Although Anthony Moll is on the El Estoque staff, he has been included in this story in order to include all graduating seniors on the MVHS baseball team. From walk-on beginners to ten...

Boys baseball: MVHS wins three consecutive games in three days

Boys baseball: MVHS wins three consecutive games in three days

Michelle Wong April 2, 2018

Additional reporting by Sannidhi Menon and Himani Yalamaddi hree consecutive games. Three consecutive wins. Last week, the MVHS baseball team played two games against Fremont HS and one non-league game...

Farewell to the Chief: After decades, the Cleveland Indians finally change their controversial logo

Farewell to the Chief: After decades, the Cleveland Indians finally change their controversial logo

Sreya Kumar February 19, 2018

When history teacher and baseball enthusiast Robbie Hoffman was scrolling through his news feed, an article stuck out to him: “Cleveland Indians removing Chief Wahoo logo for the 2019 season.” Curious,...

Baseball: MVHS’ win against Fremont HS brings them a step closer to CCS

Baseball: MVHS’ win against Fremont HS brings them a step closer to CCS

Michelle Wong May 8, 2017

ith the hot sun beating down on them, the Matadors hit an astounding five runs during the fourth inning, helping them secure a win as they defeated Fremont HS on May 3 with a score of 7-5. Their current...

Baseball: Matadors pull past Homestead HS with a late rally

Baseball: Matadors pull past Homestead HS with a late rally

Michelle Wong April 13, 2017

Additional reporting by Himani Yalamaddi. ith consecutive hits by the Matadors allowing them to score point after point during the sixth inning, the relatively slow game culminated in an action packed...

Liveblog: Boys baseball faces Santa Clara HS

Liveblog: Boys baseball faces Santa Clara HS

Michelle Wong April 6, 2017

Follow the baseball game live as MVHS takes on Santa Clara Bruins in a home league game. //

Baseball: Team dominates Cupertino HS in 8-4 win

Baseball: Team dominates Cupertino HS in 8-4 win

Michelle Wong March 30, 2017

On March 21, tensions were high as the Matadors finally faced their long-anticipated opponent, Cupertino HS. After their win against Lynbrook HS on March 16, MVHS awaited their game against their rival...

Varsity baseball coach JC Beeson poses for a goofy picture with his former MVHS baseball team.

Back at it

Akshara Majjiga March 8, 2017

en years ago, when JV baseball coach Shawn Voigt graduated from MVHS with the class of 2007, things were different. Without the internet, Voigt found it difficult to develop his skills and opinions with...

Baseball:Team looks at 2015 season with optimism after a strong off-season

Baseball:Team looks at 2015 season with optimism after a strong off-season

Amol Pande March 3, 2015

The Matadors look to start the season stronger than last year. Last year the Matadors were a strong team but failed to start quickly. This year, however, they are riding on the momentum that they had...

Taking on new tides

Amol Pande May 5, 2014

Senior took a hiatus from baseball, to focus on unconventional sport.           A young man runs around a baseball diamond, sweat pouring down his face as he completes...

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