El Estoque

Off-season, every season

Off-season, every season

Geethikaa Tarra May 22, 2022
Examining MVHS student athletes’ off-season practices.
Race in Sports

Race in Sports

Exploring the different facets of race in sports
Two people hold a basketball with a projected American flag.

Examining racism in sports

Sophia Chen, Copy Editor February 18, 2022
Looking into how racial microaggressions and bias affect student athletes
Seniors Theodore Zhang and Keshav Balaji hold up their posters while posing for a picture with junior Austin Hwang. Friends and family created posters for the two graduating seniors to celebrate their final home game.

Boys Basketball falls to Gunn High School 52-46 on its senior night

Krish Dev and Gauri Manoj February 10, 2022

Varsity Boys Basketball fell to Gunn High School 52-46 on its senior night on Tuesday, Feb. 8. The team ended the first quarter in the lead, with a score of 16-7, but senior Theodore Zhang attributes...

Addressing climate change

Addressing climate change

Examining the approach to climate change on four different levels
Examining how the government is handling the climate crisis through a set of bills and rulings

Federal regulations advance the national approach to climate change

Melody Cui December 10, 2021
Examining how the government is handling the climate crisis through a set of bills and rulings
Sophomore Matthew Lau rushes the ball past an opposing player.

Boys Basketball defeats Harbor High School 65-26

Krish Dev and Sophia Ma December 5, 2021
After a strong start, the Matadors maintain control to earn a commanding victory
Sophomore Matt Lau faces an opponent from IHS, with MVHS Cheer giving support from the bleachers.

Boys Basketball loses to Independence High School 67-65

Anna Kaminitz and Matthew Yoshimoto November 22, 2021
Matadors lead for nearly the entirety of their sportsmanship game
Competition season is back

Competition season is back

Showcasing MVHS organizations in action

Ankle injuries

Lance Tong May 15, 2021
Exploring how one of the most common injuries affect athletes and their performances
Players on the Boys Volleyball team give the Girls teams high-fives at the end of the game. Photo used with courtesy of Sammi Dunn

Intersport friendships

Jayanti Jha October 30, 2020
MVHS athletes continue forming friendships between teams during a challenging socially distanced time
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