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A & K Podcast: NFL playoffs divisional round

A & K Podcast: NFL playoffs divisional round

Anish Vasudevan and Kamyar Moradi

January 10, 2020

El Estoque staff members Kamyar Moradi and Anish Vasudevan break down the divisional round of the NFL playoffs

Athlete of the month: Guy Lavi

Athlete of the month: Guy Lavi

Tabitha Mendez

January 7, 2020

After watching games with his dad, uncle and older brother, senior and defender Guy Lavi started playing soccer at age six. Since then, he has had a 13-year career but is still uncertain whether or not he will play in college. Lavi has been playing on the MVHS boys soccer team since he was a freshman, a...

If the Shoe Drips

If the Shoe Drips

Hannah Lee

December 19, 2019

Students use shoe customization as a form of self-expression

Javier’s Helpers

Tabitha Mendez and Stuti Upadhyay

November 23, 2019

enior Hannah Risher used to attend every MVHS football game — home games because she was a cheerleader and away games to support the team and watch the game she enjoyed. One day, as she attended an away game at Santa Teresa with her friend, MVHS athletic trainer Javier Margarito saw her and asked if she w...

@mvathletics

@mvathletics

Sophia Chen, Staff Writer

October 23, 2019

Athletic director uses Instagram to provide information to athletes and promote sports teams

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 ...

A Warrior’s faith

A Warrior’s faith

Jai Uparkar

May 22, 2019

ike many other students during this period of time — filled with early finals and standardized tests — I was extremely stressed: watching the Golden State Warriors play the Rockets in the NBA Western Conference Semifinals, that is. I was sitting in a black leather armchair situated in the corner ...

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...

A step further in athletics and academics

A step further in athletics and academics

Tabitha Mendez

May 5, 2019

College is just a few months away. For some, college provides another way through which students can explore their passions. But for others, college is a way to take their sport and atheltcism to a higher level — through college recruiting. Athletic recruiting in college refers to the process by...