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El Estoque

The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

Senior and attacker Royce Wang aims to take a shot at the FHS goal.

Boys Water Polo loses 16-8 against Fremont High School

Sameer Maheshwari and Darpan Singh September 25, 2022

Varsity Boys Water Polo lost 16-8 against Fremont High School on Thursday, Sept. 22. Sophomore and wing player Owen Pow had high expectations for the team going into the game, however the team struggled...

Wing player Owen Pow defends against a CHS player poised to take a shot.

Boys Water Polo wins 15-11 against Cupertino High School

Sonia Verma, Michelle Zheng, and Lily Jiang September 19, 2022

Varsity Boys Water Polo won 15-11 against Cupertino High School on Thursday, Sept. 15. MVHS took a 5-1 lead at the end of the first quarter. The second quarter ended with a score of 9-2. Although...

The MVHS boys water polo team discusses strategy at half time.

MVHS falls to Lynbrook High School in its season premiere

Lance Tong and Anna Jerolimov September 10, 2021
The Boys Water Polo team lose 13-12 in a thrilling sudden death third overtime
Despite solid shots, the MVHS team could not keep up with Harker HS as the game went on. Photo by Jayanti Jha

Boys Water Polo falls to Harker HS 11-22

Anna Jerolimov, Jayanti Jha, and Elena Khan May 18, 2021
The team loses its energy in the second half after a promising first half
Each student-athlete had their own lane line during practice to maintain social distancing.

Water Polo holds its first preseason practice

Jayanti Jha and Elena Khan October 19, 2020
Boys and Girls Water Polo teams share their impressions of their first conditioning with COVID-19 restrictions
Boys water polo: Matadors narrowly lose senior night to Palo Alto HS

Boys water polo: Matadors narrowly lose senior night to Palo Alto HS

Roshan Fernandez October 24, 2017

olorful ribbons and posters lined the pool deck, a table with cake, drinks, and other snacks sat up against the wall, and fans filed into the MVHS pool area, filling the bleachers until they were packed...

Boys water polo: Team loses to Los Gatos HS 6-10

Boys water polo: Team loses to Los Gatos HS 6-10

Roshan Fernandez October 11, 2017

he sun was setting on the horizon, casting golden rays that bounced off the MVHS swimming pool as the boys water polo team prepared to play Los Gatos HS in one of their last home games of the season. After...

Love (left) has a brief discussion with Jarvis (right) during a water polo practice after school. Communication between the two new coaches is necessary to keep the program running smoothly.

Water Polo: A fresh start

ZaZu Lippert August 12, 2017

Co-reported by Anish Vasudevan.  ollowing a rocky last season after both varsity teams finished with losing records, the water polo program is looking to bounce back and pave way for stronger and more...

Boys water polo: What really happened in their one point loss against Homestead HS?

Boys water polo: What really happened in their one point loss against Homestead HS?

Om Khandekar October 10, 2016

In the end, the game came down to a one point difference between the MVHS boy's water polo team and the Homestead HS team. To get a sense of what that meant, we took a look at some of the big moments of...

Photo gallery: Boys water polo defeats Wilcox HS

Photo gallery: Boys water polo defeats Wilcox HS

Roshan Fernandez September 28, 2016

On the very first play of the game, MVHS took the lead. And it stayed that way for the entire game. The Matadors scored five first quarter goals in a quick start, and were able to hold on for their first...

Polo bros

Polo bros

Stephanie Lam November 18, 2015

Sitting on a broken wooden deck outside the wrestling room may not be where water polo juniors Spencer Springsteel, Brendan Hughes and Pranav Madanahalli made their best memories. It doesn’t have...

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