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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

Sophomore Yotaro Sato pitches the ball during the second inning of the game against Saratoga High School on March 24, which they lost 13-1.

Spring season sports recap

Showcasing games and practices from MVHS’s spring season sports teams
Athlete of the Month: Cara Constant

Athlete of the Month: Cara Constant

Michelle Chen April 23, 2022
Sophomore Cara Constant discusses her softball journey
Subbing Out

Subbing Out

Seniors reflect on their time as athletes on MVHS sports teams
Chatterjee believes that the swim team has been the most connected during her time as a senior due to the fact that the team was smaller due to COVID-19.(Photo courtesy of Riya Chatterjee | Used with permission)

In four years

Anna Jerolimov May 21, 2021
Seniors share how their sport has changed since they were freshmen
Freshman Catherine Yao pitches a curveball during the sixth inning. Photo by Nika Zamani

Girls Softball: MVHS loses to Saratoga HS 9-5

Nika Zamani May 4, 2021
After six innings of neck and neck gameplay, MVHS falls to SHS due to their lack of focus in the final inning
Senior Lauren Lee began playing softball when she was 5 years and was on varsity all 4 years.

Softball: Class of 2020 Seniors

Jayanti Jha and Collin Qian May 23, 2020

As the MVHS softball season comes to a close, the seniors reflect on all their years being on the team as they share their fun experiences and most favorite memories. Lauren Lee At the end of her...

Sophomore Marcella Fowlkes prepares to bat. Photo used with the permission of Marcella Fowlkes

Left-Handed Athletes

Anjali Singh and Sophia Chen November 5, 2019
How being left-handed affects athletes in their athletic career
Senior Irene McNelis awaits an opportunity to run to second base after a successful base hit in the sixth inning. Photo by Justine Ha.

Softball: MVHS falls to Westmont high school with a 7-17 defeat

Justine Ha April 30, 2019

On April 25, the MVHS girls softball team faced Westmont HS - hoping to gain a win after continuous losses. With both teams in similar positions in the central coast section rankings, the outcome of this...

Warming up

Warming up

El Estoque documents how teams and athletes prepare for the big day
Softball: MVHS loses to Gunn HS in second home game of the season

Softball: MVHS loses to Gunn HS in second home game of the season

Iman Malik and Anish Vasudevan April 7, 2019

On March 29, the MVHS girls softball team faced the undefeated Gunn HS in its second home game of the season. The game started off close with Gunn HS only holding a run lead after the first inning. However,...

Girls softball: Team loses close game against Saratoga HS

Girls softball: Team loses close game against Saratoga HS

Rucha Soman and Tina Low March 15, 2019

“Do softball games have a time limit?” asked a Saratoga HS parent in the bleachers. The SHS coach replied no — stating that varsity games can go on for hours. It was the ninth inning with strong...

Softball: MVHS loses thriller against Wilcox HS 7-11

Softball: MVHS loses thriller against Wilcox HS 7-11

Anish Vasudevan, Sports Editor May 2, 2018

On April 27th MVHS faced off against Wilcox HS for the second time this season, ready to get revenge after losing 2-0 to them the first time around. Down by five runs in the fourth inning, MVHS needed...

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