El Estoque

MVHS defeats Harker HS to secure their second straight NorCal Championship

MVHS defeats Harker HS to secure their second straight NorCal Championship

Keshav Taneja, Staff Writer

May 24, 2019

This was a situation of unfamiliarity for the Matadors. After sweeping through the CCS playoffs, the NorCal quarter and semifinals — the Matadors found themselves in a vulnerable position after being down a set early . On May 19, the Matadors faced the Harker Eagles, a team that finished the league...

Back to back: How boys volleyball overcame immense expectations

Back to back: How boys volleyball overcame immense expectations

Roshan Fernandez and Kamyar Moradi

May 22, 2019

elief — that’s what Coach Paul Chiu felt last year when the boys volleyball team took home its first major championship. He says it was delightful to watch everyone celebrate the NorCal Championship — the parents, the athletes, the community all rejoicing in the heat of the moment. But beyond th...

Boys Volleyball beats Amador Valley in the first round of NorCal Volleyball Championships

Boys Volleyball beats Amador Valley in the first round of NorCal Volleyball Championships

Ayah Ali-Ahmad and Collin Qian

May 17, 2019

Up 25-14 in the third set, the Monta Vista gym floor shook as senior Nikhil Bapat leaped into the air. The sound of a loud clap, created by Bapat’s game-ending kill, triggered loud cheers and stomps from the crowd—sending the MVHS Boys Volleyball team past Amador Valley High School (AVHS) and on to th...

GIRLS TENNIS: State champion team strives for undefeated season

GIRLS TENNIS: State champion team strives for undefeated season

Ashley Ding

August 24, 2012

Last year, varsity girls tennis made headlines, finishing the season without a single loss. The team pulled out a close win over former NorCal Champions, Saratoga High School, to take the position as the top team in the state. And this year, Coach Gene Fortino says, the team is headed in the sam...

VIDEO: MVHS goes to NorCal CDC

VIDEO: MVHS goes to NorCal CDC

Albert Qiu

January 20, 2012

From Jan. 13 to 15, Monta Vista DECA members attended the DECA Northern California Career Development Conference at the San Ramon Marriott Hotel. Along with over 1300 DECA members from all over Northern California, MVHS DECA students participated in a grand opening ceremony, competitions, a dance, and the grand awa...

Falling in the finals

Falling in the finals

Eric Wong

November 24, 2009

To come so close and to walk away with nothing Read More »...