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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

Graphic | Michelle Zheng

Sports team expenses

Lily Jiang and Michelle Zheng September 29, 2023

The FUHSD Director of Administrative Services Jason Crutchfield grew up in an area consisting of small towns, with each town only having one high school. That means that every sports game was not just...

Subbing Out

Subbing Out

Seniors reflect on their time as athletes on MVHS sports teams
Season of memories

Season of memories

Suraj Gangaram and Robert Liu May 20, 2021
Coaches reflect on journeys with their graduating seniors
MVHS Cross Country competes in its first meet this season on Saturday, Feb. 20.

Cross Country: MVHS competes in its first meet of the season

Anjali Singh and Matthew Yoshimoto February 23, 2021
Varsity Girls finished sixth and Varsity Boys finished seventh in the league
From serving as bonding events to fueling athletes in reaching their maximum potential, food is an integral part of an athletes’ experience. Whether it’s increasing intake of specific food groups to compensate for dietary restrictions or making their own meals, MVHS student-athletes have taken their diets into their own hands to make sure they’re “fuelin’ up.”

Fuelin’ Up

Anna Jerolimov, Jayanti Jha, Elena Khan, Lance Tong, and Brian Xu September 16, 2020
Exploring how food affects athletes before and during the COVID-19 pandemic

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...

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...

Nordby also played field hockey for four years in high school. Field hockey was Nordbys favorite sport because of how supportive the team was.

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...

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 stands with his father, Cary Bishop, and his coaches, Mike Dudley (far right)  and Willy Harmatz (far left). Kevin Bishop signed a contract to run for Stanford University’s Cross Country team starting next fall in a small ceremony at the conference room of the office. Photo by Margaret Lin.

Senior Kevin Bishop recruited to run for Stanford University

Amrutha Dorai February 5, 2012
Bishop signed to Cardinals’ Cross Country team
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 suffered a severe ankle injury last March, but is determined to overcome her injury and participate in t he London 2012 Olympics.

Olympic athlete Erica McClain to coach track team

Kevin Tsukii February 1, 2012
McClain will be coaching triple jump and long jump this Spring
Cross country CCS: Team goes to Nov. 12 CCS qualifiers

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

Yaamini Venkataraman November 11, 2011
After strong season, Flatow, team hoping to set personal records
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