El Estoque

Behind MVXC’s Success

Rucha Soman

November 24, 2019

For the past nine years, MVXC has been qualifying for the Central Coast Section Championship (CCS). Coach Kirk Flatow attributes the success to the kind of kids MV has. He believes that running comes from sustained long term hard effort, something he sees in MV students. Although the team trains hard p...

Comparing Costs

Comparing Costs

Rucha Soman and Swara Tewari

October 23, 2019

Running: $65* Junior Rohan Agrawal explains that the cost of participating in both cross country and track and field isn’t too high, and he says it’s worth it. Agrawal adds that although the cost is technically a donation, paying for uniforms and apparel wouldn’t be possible without it. ...

Triple threat

Triple threat

Tabitha Mendez and Stuti Upadhyay

October 23, 2019

With MVHS offering 18 total sports, many students at MVHS engage in after school sports. Teams typically practice or compete in games every weekday, and because of this, being on a sports team is a significant time commitment. As a result, it is not surprising that very few students are involved in a ...

Cross Country team’s Watermelon Run

Anjali Singh

September 1, 2019

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

Senior Kevin Bishop recruited to run for Stanford University

Senior Kevin Bishop recruited to run for Stanford University

Amrutha Dorai

February 5, 2012

After seventh period on Feb. 1, the conference room in the office most closely resembled a convention on Cardinal pride. Stanford University paraphernalia was everywhere: a redwood-embroidered banner clung to the wall, red and white balloons floated at the back counter, and a Stanford baseb...

Olympic athlete Erica McClain to coach track team

Olympic athlete Erica McClain to coach track team

Kevin Tsukii

February 1, 2012

  Starting spring 2012, Olympic athlete Erica McClain will be coaching the triple jump and long jump for the MVHS track and field team while simultaneously training to qualify for the 2012 Olympic team. McClain graduated from Stanford University in 2008 and was a member of the 2008 U...

Cross country CCS: Team goes to Nov. 12 CCS qualifiers

Cross country CCS: Team goes to Nov. 12 CCS qualifiers

Yaamini Venkataraman

November 12, 2011

Updated Nov. 14: The boys CCS team finished sixth overall, and the girls CCS team finished fourth overall. Senior Kevin Bishop and freshman Jenny Xu will move on to States, finishing in second and fifth respectively. Check back on elestoque.org on Nov. 16 for a full recap. Cross country coach Kir...