The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

Sophomores Kiana Mark (left) and Samantha Tong (right) block a spike from AHS. Photo by Darpan Singh

Varsity Girls Volleyball loses 3-2 in the CCS Finals game

Darpan Singh and Vincent Zhao November 6, 2022

Varsity Girls Volleyball fell 3-2 on Saturday, Nov. 5 to Aragon High School in the CCS Finals. Coming off wins in the quarterfinals and semifinals, sophomore and middle blocker Samantha Tong was...

The team celebrates after winning the third set and qualifying for the CCS Semifinals.

Varsity Girls Volleyball beats Westmont High School 3-0 in the CCS Quarterfinals

Aashi Venkat and Anabelle Walker November 5, 2022
Matadors dominate in straight sets, with respective scores 25-19, 25-14 and 25-15
The team celebrates after winning the final point in the fourth set, defeating HHS 3-1.

Varsity Girls Volleyball beats Hillsdale High School 3-1 in the CCS Semifinals

Meggie Chen, Anna Jerolimov, and Michelle Zheng November 4, 2022
Matadors advance to the CCS Finals against Aragon High School on Nov. 5
Senior Miranda Shakouri stands alongside her family, her gift basket from her team in hand, moving to the side as her sister playfully nudges her.

Varsity Girls Volleyball defeats Los Gatos High School 3-0 on senior night

Aashi Venkat and Alyssa Yang October 20, 2022

Varsity Girls Volleyball swept Los Gatos High School 3-0, on Tuesday, Oct. 18. Prior to the game, Coach Nicki Ezatagha welcomed the team’s seniors onto the court, where they were given a basket filled...

Seniors Jeremiah Lo and Alex Lee flex after making the final touchdown of the game against SHS on Friday, Sept. 30. MVHS won with a score of 45-32. Photo by Lily Jiang

Celebrating through wins and losses

Lily Jiang and Michelle Zheng October 5, 2022
Exploring how MVHS sports teams reflect after competitions
Senior Krupa Shanware serves the ball to start a rally.

Girls Volleyball loses to Mountain View High School 3-2

Lauren Chuu and Kalyani Puthenpurayil September 24, 2022

Varsity Girls Volleyball fell to Mountain View High School 3-2 on Sept. 23 during its third league game, bringing its overall league record to 1-2. While the Matadors took the lead after winning  the...

After senior Sydney Su saves the ball from hitting the ground, senior Krupa Shanware prepares to pass the ball back to the opponent’s side and continue the rally.

Girls Volleyball beats Overfelt High School 3-0

Meggie Chen, Sarah Liu, and Michelle Zheng August 28, 2022
Matadors win straight sets in first game of the season
The players celebrate after winning their first home game in straight sets against Homestead High School, not knowing that they would be facing HHS again for the Division I CCS Championship.

Fight like hell

Kalyani Puthenpurayil May 25, 2022

After a crushing 3-0 loss in its first game of the season against Saint Francis High School on March 1, the Varsity Boys Volleyball team stood in the SFHS gym as Head Coach Paul Chiu told the team something...

Off-season, every season

Off-season, every season

Geethikaa Tarra May 22, 2022
Examining MVHS student athletes’ off-season practices.
Seniors Arthur Chan, Lance Tong, Neil Weaver, Rishi Dasari and Sudhit Rao pose together with their family members and their gifts.

Boys Volleyball dominates Saratoga High School on senior night

Kalyani Puthenpurayil May 2, 2022

Varsity Boys Volleyball defeated Saratoga High School 3-0 with the respective scores 25-11, 25-19 and 25-18 during its senior night on Friday, April 29, bringing its overall league record to 7-5.  The...

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
Junior Jesse Li and sophomore Elijah Kang jump to block a hit from Mountain View.

Boys Volleyball falls to Mountain View High School 3-0

Tvisha Gupta and Anna Jerolimov March 28, 2022
A loss brings the Matadors’ league record to 3-2
Load More Stories