El Estoque


Gavin Hung February 5, 2021

During the football unit in fourth grade, senior Anand Kathardekar lost his balance catching a pass and sustained a head injury. “I remember just straight pain that was radiating [and] ringing throughout...

Exploring juniors and seniors who are preparing for college through athletics.

Ready for commitment

Ritu Atreyas, Gavin Hung, Jayanti Jha, Andie Liu, and Neysa Singh December 15, 2020
Local student-athletes share their past, present and future goals for collegiate play
Lynbrook High School junior Anton Ouyang discusses his journey to recruitment

Lynbrook High School junior Anton Ouyang discusses his journey to recruitment

Gavin Hung December 11, 2020

While his love for golf is the reason he’s so passionate about it today, Lynbrook High School junior Anton Ouyang was first enticed by the perfectly curated grass on the course. He was initially exposed...

Joyce Lui spins during a color guard performance. Photo used with permission by Lui.

Sports stereotypes

Anna Jerolimov November 6, 2020
Exploring the assumptions surrounding various sports at MVHS
Senior Bassam Malik poses with his San Francisco 49ers jersey featuring defensive end Nick Bosa’s number.

Faithful to the bay

Brian Xu November 4, 2020
MVHS Students recount their experiences as fans of the San Francisco 49ers
Senior Connor Nieh attends a Giants game with his family

Let’s Go Giants!

Collin Qian, Sports Editor November 2, 2020

Ever since eighth grade, junior Arthur Chan never leaves for school without wearing his San Francisco Giants cap –– the bright orange outlines of the Giants’ “SF” logo on his head symbolized...

The boys water polo team celebrates its senior night in the 2019 season.

Multi-sport athletes

Brian Xu November 1, 2020
MVHS students discuss the benefits and disadvantages of playing on several school sports teams
Junior Arushi Tyagi holds a plank position during her daily workout in her house. Photo used with permission from Arushi Tyagi.

At-home quarantine workouts

Prisha Tiwari, Staff Writer September 24, 2020
Students and staff share what motivates them to exercise during the COVID-19 pandemic
Ramanathan kicks the ball at a soccer game.

Overtraining: How much is too much?

Prisha Tiwari, Staff Writer September 12, 2020
Exploring how overtraining impacts the game and mindset of MVHS athletes
2020 NBA Finals predictions

2020 NBA Finals predictions

Anjali Singh and Collin Qian September 12, 2020
MVHS students give their hopes for the top teams in the NBA finals
From left to right, Sriranjani, Vidhya and Venkatesan pose for a photo. Photo by Sriranjani Kalimani // Used with permission

Family bonding during shelter-in-place

Iman Malik September 12, 2020
Exploring how quarantine brought a family closer together
Offensive Coordinator Cody Owens watches players on the field.

Football coach Cody Owens takes position as Athletic Director at Homestead HS

Hannah Lee May 1, 2020
Owens will no longer coach MVHS football as he takes on his new role
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