El Estoque

Sophomore Yotaro Sato pitches the ball during the second inning of the game against Saratoga High School on March 24, which they lost 13-1.

Spring season sports recap

Showcasing games and practices from MVHS’s spring season sports teams
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 Hudl Focus and accompanying app simplify the process of recording and sharing sports footage. Photo by Hudl

MVHS sports teams implement technology

Krish Dev, Website Editor March 25, 2022

This January the Monta Vista Athletics Department replaced their existing Pixellot auto-tracking cameras with two Hudl Focus cameras for $8,000 so that teams can record practices and games and review the...

Sophomore Ace Chow wearing his football gear | Photo Courtesy of Ace Chow

Preparing for the big game

MV athletes share different ways that help them get ready before their game
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. //

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