The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

Like father, like daughter

Like father, like daughter

Sophia Chen May 24, 2022
How my dad inspired my love for sports
Off-season, every season

Off-season, every season

Geethikaa Tarra May 22, 2022
Examining MVHS student athletes’ off-season practices.

Fear

Meggie Chen April 27, 2022
Exploring how fear affects three MVHS student-athletes in their sport
Senior Sophia Chen attempts the final shot during the CCS Quarterfinals game against Evergreen Valley High School. Photo by Anna Jerolimov

To all the sports I’ve done before: Basketball

Sophia Chen April 19, 2022
How I learned to pour my heart into the game
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...

Juniors Julianna Kimm and Lucy Choy celebrate after the team’s 49-25 defeat of Sequoia High School in the first round of CCS playoffs. Photo by Lance Tong

Refuse to lose

Anna Jerolimov and Michelle Zheng March 18, 2022
Girls Basketball goes 12-0 in league and competes in three rounds of CCS playoffs
History teacher Hilary Barron dances with the Orchesis Dance Company at Cal Poly. Photo courtesy of Hilary Barron | Used with permission

Back in action

Michelle Zheng and Michelle Chen March 17, 2022
MVHS teacher athletes discuss their journeys through sports
Analyzing Girls Basketball’s undefeated league season and CCS run

Analyzing Girls Basketball’s undefeated league season and CCS run

Anna Jerolimov and Lance Tong March 12, 2022
A timeline of the Varsity Girls Basketball team’s 2021-2022 season achievements
Race in Sports

Race in Sports

Exploring the different facets of race in sports
Athlete of the Month: Vivian Ong

Athlete of the Month: Vivian Ong

Anna Jerolimov February 14, 2022

Sophomore Vivian Ong began playing basketball in fifth grade after her dad’s encouragement to try the sport. After playing in the Amateur Athletic Union for a year, she joined the basketball team...

The Matadors huddle before the first quarter, discussing their strategy.

Girls Basketball defeats Gunn High School 69-40 on its senior night

Krish Dev and Aashi Venkat February 12, 2022

Girls Basketball secured its league championship on Wednesday, Feb. 9, defeating Gunn High School with a final score of 69-40. The team started off strong with a score of 21-9 by the end of the first quarter,...

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