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Athletes continue practicing virtually

Athletes continue practicing virtually
How students use online tools to continue training during quarantine
May 13, 2020

Video conferencing apps like Zoom have become almost an essential for school due to shelter-in-place restrictions. In particular, student athletes at MVHS use apps like Zoom as tools to host virtual workouts...

Flying Solo: Senior Meg Niu represents MVHS golf at CCS

Flying Solo: Senior Meg Niu represents MVHS golf at CCS
November 13, 2017

t age seven, Meg Niu could be spotted next to her father on the  golf course holding her very own set of plastic golf clubs and pretending to be a golfer like her dad. She loved to play around with the...

Girls golf: Team loses tight game against Lynbrook HS

Girls golf: Team loses tight game against Lynbrook HS
September 30, 2017

ilence spreads throughout the course and the only sounds are the whispers of onlookers and the squeaking of wheels from carts and bags making their way across the manicured grass. Streaks of lavender,...

A look back: Girls golf’s trip to CCS

A look back: Girls golf’s trip to CCS
December 9, 2016

he first incongruity that both sophomore Tiffany Chen and junior Meg Niu noticed when they arrived in Rancho Cañada East Course in Carmel early in the morning on Nov. 1 was the giant scoreboard above...

MVHS Varsity Golf Team: Team bonding with practice

MVHS Varsity Golf Team: Team bonding with practice
September 13, 2016

They sit at a secluded bench, waiting for the rest of their team to arrive. It’s hidden in the shade of a building right in front of Blackberry Farm, where people of all ages are playing golf on the...

Sports shorts

Sports shorts
November 18, 2012

An eight-sport recap of the fall season Some were undefeated and others were only defeated. Some barely made it and others barely missed it. El Estoque looks back and ranks the eight fall sports teams,...

GIRLS GOLF: Matadors lose to Homestead and Lynbrook 121-109-109

Sophomore Valene Tjong attempts to putt a ball into the fourth hole at Cupertino’s Deep Cliff Golf Course. Tjong finished with a score of 55. Photo by Karen Feng.
September 15, 2012

On Sept. 13, six members of the girls golf team faced off against Homestead and Lynbrook High Schools in their fifth match of the season at Cupertino’s Deep Cliff Golf Course. Despite an individual...

GIRLS GOLF: Matadors lose season opener match against Saratoga

Junior Nicole Cho tees off at Hole 7 of Deep Cliff Golf Course on Sept. 7. Cho finished with a score of 62 in her first match of the season. Photo by Karen Feng.
September 5, 2012

MVHS’ nine-member girls golf team kicked off its third season with its first match on Sept. 4. Playing at Deep Cliff Golf Course against Saratoga High School, the Matadors were defeated 192-177. Captain...

From individual tees to a connected team

From individual tees to a connected team
April 11, 2011

Boys varsity golf members bond over killed birds, heritage and French fries French fries may just be nothing more than French fries. But for athletes in a sport so individualized that the teams exist...

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