El Estoque

Socially Distant Sports

The male runners on the Cross Country Team maintain social distancing and wear masks during their drills at Stevens Canyon near the reservoir. The team often runs there for “maintenance” days to get extra mileage.
The Cross Country, Water Polo and Color Guard teams adjust their practices due to COVID-19
December 16, 2020
The Cross Country, Water Polo and Color Guard teams adjust their practices due to COVID-19

Ready for commitment

Ready for commitment
Local student-athletes share their past, present and future goals for collegiate play
December 15, 2020
Local student-athletes share their past, present and future goals for collegiate play

The Impact of Cheering

Junior Anika Mishra practices before a game with a small crowd. Photo used with permission by Mishra.
Student athletes share the effect of crowds on their performance
November 5, 2020
Student athletes share the effect of crowds on their performance

Multi-sport athletes

The boys water polo team celebrates its senior night in the 2019 season.
MVHS students discuss the benefits and disadvantages of playing on several school sports teams
November 1, 2020
MVHS students discuss the benefits and disadvantages of playing on several school sports teams

Athletic Conditioning

The Cross Country team runs laps around the track, while being socially distant and wearing masks.
Exploring the impact of COVID-19 on team conditioning
September 24, 2020
Exploring the impact of COVID-19 on team conditioning

Fuelin’ Up

Fuelin’ Up
Exploring how food affects athletes before and during the COVID-19 pandemic
September 16, 2020
Exploring how food affects athletes before and during the COVID-19 pandemic

Eat, pray, jam

Eat, pray, jam
Exploring how different members of the MVHS athletic community prepare for games and practices
October 17, 2019
Exploring how different members of the MVHS athletic community prepare for games and practices

Cross Country team’s Watermelon Run

Runners kickstart their 2019 season with an annual two and a half mile run
September 1, 2019
Runners kickstart their 2019 season with an annual two and a half mile run

Cross Country: Girls team wins CCS championship at Salinas

Members of the girls XC team start their race in the CCS championship which took place in Salinas, California. Photo used courtesy of Monta Vista X-Country & Track/Fields.
Girls XC enjoys win after falling short last year
December 1, 2018

Senior Sarah Feng screamed with excitement as she crossed the finish line. She looked left, then right, spotting her teammates who had finished and were anxiously waiting. They had succeeded in securing...

A Change in Plans

A Change in Plans
How California’s poor air quality led the MVHS cross country team to train indoors
November 17, 2018

Photo Gallery: Cross country team holds annual Watermelon Run

Photo Gallery: Cross country team holds annual Watermelon Run
September 4, 2017

Additional reporting Sunjin Chang and Anjini Venugopal roplets of sweat had already started to streak down the faces of the cross country runners as they gathered around Coach Kirk Flatow after warming...

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