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Cross country: Team travels to Oregon for Nike Portland XC Invite

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Kalpana Gopalkrishnan

September 30, 2015

n Portland, it was not only the friendlier people that surprised the cross country team, but also the course, which was located at Portland Meadows, a horse-racing venue. Instead of horses, cross country runners from around the nation competed in the middle of this flat horse track. To provide a challenge...

Workout Playlist: Cross country senior Namrata Subramanian’s running music

Senior Namrata Subramanian warms up around the track before practice on Aug. 31. Subramanian often listens to music when she runs alone. Photo by Kalpana Gopalkrishnan

Kalpana Gopalkrishnan

August 31, 2015

Written by Aditya Pimplaskar and Kalpana Gopalkrishnan From “No Church in the Wild” by Jay Z to “I’ll Make a Man Out of You” from Mulan, senior Namrata Subramanian’s music of choice while running depends on where she wants to improve. When she needs to be energized, she listens to fast-...

Cross country: MVHS breaks previous record at Mt. SAC Invitational

Cross country: MVHS breaks previous record at Mt. SAC Invitational

Sharon Tung

October 30, 2014

Created with flickr slideshow.   Photos used with permission by Coach Kirk Flatow. Sophomore Aidan Gottlieb recalled on the way to the annual Mt. SAC Invitational, team members would play the Nintendo DS and games such as Cards Against Humanity. Everyone sang Taylor Swift songs on the bus, including “You Belong With Me” and “Love Story.” By first period on Friday, Oct. 24, 38 cross country members were already halfway to Walnut, CA for their two-day race at the Mt. SAC Invitati...

Across countries

Kenyan children bid volunteers farewell on their last day. Photo used with permission of Madeleine Yip

Sharon Tung

October 22, 2014

Additional reporting by Trisha Kholiya The alarm set for 5:45 a.m. went off, and junior Madeleine Yip and senior Julia Chang opened their eyes to the mosquito nets that hung over their beds in the High Altitude training center. Outside the windows, it was still pitch black, but the girls were still ready to slip into their t...

Cross Country: The team attacked the hills at the Artichoke Invitational

Cross Country: The team attacked the hills at the Artichoke Invitational

Sharon Tung

October 14, 2014

After a two hour drive, MVHS cross country reached Half Moon Bay for the Artichoke Invitational on Oct. 4. The race course is 2.33 miles on grass, dirt and track. The main challenge is at the final hill. Coach Kirk Flatow advised the runners to pick up speed at the hills, when everyone else is dr...

For the Record

For the Record

Sophia Tao

April 7, 2014

Record breakers share thoughts on their achievement Read More »

Matador of the Week: Namrata Subramanian

Matador of the Week: Namrata Subramanian

Sarah Ramos

November 1, 2013

Marathon runner shares her experiences Read More »

Year in Review

Year in Review

Nathan Desai

May 22, 2013

This is a continuation of the Year in Review story published in the May 22 print issue. Girls Golf The girls golf team struggled throughout the season, finishing their second year 0-12. Senior Priyanka Singh, junior Natalie Ng and freshman Anika Singh advanced to BVAL finals but did not qualify for...

Sports shorts

Sports shorts

Carissa Chan

November 18, 2012

An eight-sport recap of the fall season Read More »

CROSS COUNTRY: Lynbrook Invitational serves as warm-up for league finals

CROSS COUNTRY: Lynbrook Invitational serves as warm-up for league finals

Christopher Song

November 1, 2012

The MVHS cross country team arrived at Miller Middle School along with hundreds of other runners from local high school and middle school leagues. While the Lynbrook Invitational is usually held at Lynbrook High School, this year, because of field construction, it was held at Miller Middle School o...

CROSS COUNTRY: Varsity girls place first, boys fifth

CROSS COUNTRY: Varsity girls place first, boys fifth

Christopher Song

October 21, 2012

Team fights fatigue, strong winds in Baylands meet Read More »

Running legend Billy Mills visits MVHS

Running legend Billy Mills visits MVHS

Christopher Song

October 7, 2012

Olympic gold medalist talks to students about his career Read More »