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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

5 student-athletes share the meanings behind unique sports phrases. Photo by Hannah Lee

Man on the street: Athletes share special phrases from their sports

Jayanti Jha February 9, 2021
Unpacking the meaning behind pancakes, bogeys and splats in sports
Exploring juniors and seniors who are preparing for college through athletics.

Ready for commitment

Ritu Atreyas, Gavin Hung, Jayanti Jha, Andie Liu, and Neysa Singh December 15, 2020
Local student-athletes share their past, present and future goals for collegiate play
MVHS alumna Sara Haller shares about her collegiate career as a multisport athlete

MVHS alumna Sara Haller shares about her collegiate career as a multisport athlete

Jayanti Jha December 11, 2020

Diving and field hockey — these two sports seemingly have no connection to each other. One is played on a turf field, while the other takes place in a pool. But for MVHS almuna Sara Haller, ‘17, ...

Taking it to the next level

Taking it to the next level

Rajas Habbu, Rucha Soman , and March 13, 2019

It was the summer of 5th grade when MVHS alumna and now Cornell University freshman Demetra Williams and her best friend found diving lessons offered at Fremont HS. Her friend said, “I’ll do it if...

Off the high dive

Off the high dive

Akshara Majjiga April 21, 2017

n seventh grade, a couple of years after junior Demetra Williams first launched into her diving career, she recalls being asked if diving even qualified as a sport. The boy who asked her was confused;...

Diving: Season opens with new dives and high hopes

Diving: Season opens with new dives and high hopes

Karen Ma March 8, 2016

hrieks from teammates resounded from the hot tub as a diver belly flopped into the deep end of the pool. After a few seconds, she resurfaced, hoisted herself out of the pool and joined the other four girls,...

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