El Estoque

Ready for commitment

Ready for commitment
Local student-athletes share their past, present and future goals for collegiate play
December 15, 2020
Local student-athletes share their past, present and future goals for collegiate play

Archbishop Mitty High School senior Brian Chong scores a commitment to play for Brown University D1 tennis

Archbishop Mitty senior Brian Chong plays at Kalamazoo in August 2019.
Chong explains his unique recruitment process following 10 years on the court
December 11, 2020
Chong explains his unique recruitment process following 10 years on the court

Multi-sport athletes

The boys water polo team celebrates its senior night in the 2019 season.
MVHS students discuss the benefits and disadvantages of playing on several school sports teams
November 1, 2020
MVHS students discuss the benefits and disadvantages of playing on several school sports teams

Family bonding during shelter-in-place

From left to right, Sriranjani, Vidhya and Venkatesan pose for a photo. Photo by Sriranjani Kalimani // Used with permission
Exploring how quarantine brought a family closer together
September 12, 2020
Exploring how quarantine brought a family closer together

Left-Handed Athletes

Sophomore Marcella Fowlkes prepares to bat. Photo used with the permission of Marcella Fowlkes
How being left-handed affects athletes in their athletic career
November 5, 2019
How being left-handed affects athletes in their athletic career

Eat, pray, jam

Eat, pray, jam
Exploring how different members of the MVHS athletic community prepare for games and practices
October 17, 2019
Exploring how different members of the MVHS athletic community prepare for games and practices

Girls Tennis: The Matadors fall to Cupertino HS

Junior Zara Fung serves the ball
MVHS loses 5-2 in the ninth game of the season
October 15, 2019
MVHS loses 5-2 in the ninth game of the season

Former judge in Brock Turner case getting hired as LHS JV tennis coach causes national stir

Former judge in Brock Turner case getting hired as LHS JV tennis coach causes national stir
Community members reflect on former judge Aaron Persky's hire and consequent firing
October 15, 2019
Community members reflect on former judge Aaron Persky's hire and consequent firing

Former judge in Brock Turner case getting hired as LHS JV tennis coach causes national stir

Former judge in Brock Turner case getting hired as LHS JV tennis coach causes national stir
September 11, 2019
Tracing recalled Judge Aaron Persky’s hiring this summer through him getting let go on Sept. 11

A Warrior’s faith

A Warrior's faith
Why I believed in the Warriors ability to win even after Kevin Durant's injury
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...

Rain, Rain Go Away

Rain, Rain Go Away
How my love for the rain developed from my fear of going to practice
March 14, 2019

Thank you, Andy

Thank you, Andy
Reflecting on the recent retirement of my role model
February 6, 2019

Tears welled up in my eyes as I scrolled through the webpage filled with articles about professional tennis player Andy Murray’s hip surgery, emotional press conference and the sudden announcement of...

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