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

Fall Sports Recap

Fall Sports Recap

Kathryn Foo December 6, 2022
Taking a look at the results of the fall season
Sophomore Stanley Du springs into the air to score a layup.

Boys Basketball defeats Thomas More High School 62-55 in its first home game

Kathryn Foo and Jami Lim November 26, 2022

Varsity Boys Basketball defeated Thomas More High School 62-55 on Tuesday, Nov 22. The first quarter had a slow start while MVHS was finding its rhythm, ending with MVHS trailing 12-17 going into the second....

Sophomore Clara Fan protects the ball from an SCHS defender as she attempts to score points in the third quarter. Photo by Manas Kottakota

Varsity Girls Basketball defeats Santa Clara 51-33 to kick off the season

Jason Chu, Manas Kottakota, and Michelle Zheng November 19, 2022
Matadors win the sportsmanship game, the first game of the season
Pushing through the pain

Pushing through the pain

Aidan Ruan, Staff Writer November 16, 2022

Crawling out of bed, senior Royce Wang makes his way to his desk to begin working on a pile of accumulated assignments before being struck by a splitting headache. Pulling himself to the bathroom, Wang...

Dance Instructor Anagha Kulkarni teaches her students a dance routine at the Arete Dance Center in Los Altos. 

Photo Courtesy of Anagha Kulkarni | Used with permission

Coaching through the ages

Sameer Maheshwari and Gauri Manoj November 11, 2022

Coaches often have to change their teaching styles based on the age and skill level of each player in order to bring out the best in them, often taking the players’ health into account. Dance Fitness...

Graphic by Michelle Zheng

Age in Sports

Exploring the athletic experiences of different age groups and the effects of age on one's journey in sports and coaching style
Freshman Gillie Ross kneels on the ice at a hockey game.

Starting young

Crystal Cheng November 9, 2022
Describing community members’ experiences with starting sports as children

The pros and cons of starting early

Arjun Dhruv and Lily Jiang November 8, 2022
How the age one starts a sport affects their sports journey
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
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