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

Athlete of the Month: Hayden Ancheta

Athlete of the Month: Hayden Ancheta

Michelle Zheng May 27, 2022
The four-year wrestler reflects on his athletic journey
Student football players often feel pressured as they compare their bodies to those in the NFL

Male athletes experience muscle envy

Tvisha Gupta and Aashna Patel March 16, 2022
Examining the body insecurities male athletes face
Race in Sports

Race in Sports

Exploring the different facets of race in sports
Junior and Varsity Girls Basketball captain Julianna Kimm stands before the Chinese flag.

Representation in sports matters

Irene Tang and Matthew Yoshimoto February 8, 2022
Exploring how students are inspired by professional athletes of the same race
Senior Alysa Phattanaphibul smiles while listening to a speech by coach Andrew Pappas. Pappas prepared a short speech to reflect on his time with each of the seniors.

Wrestling beats Gunn High School on senior night

Anna Jerolimov February 6, 2022
Matadors win last dual meet of the season 42-32
Senior and captain Hannah Baker wrestles an opponent from Mountain View High School during a dual meet on Thursday, Jan. 20.

Girls Wrestling secures fifth place in its first tournament in school history

Anna Jerolimov and Matthew Yoshimoto January 27, 2022
Introducing MVHS’s first Girls Wrestling team and its three medalists
Sophomore Ekom Mann lunges at junior Hayden Ancheta after coach Andrew Pappas signals the wrestlers to “go live” — beginning a practice match that lasts a few minutes.

Introducing the winter season sports

Showcasing games and practices from MVHS's basketball, soccer and wrestling teams
Senior Triya Roy is part of the varsity track team and participated in the Rustbuster Invitational Track Meet in March.

Athletes continue preparing for their sports next year

Jayanti Jha May 2, 2020

With shelter-in-place restrictions opening up students’ schedules, many have turned to picking up a new hobby, learning something new or baking their favorite treats. However, for some MVHS athletes,...

Wrestling: MVHS loses to Santa Clara HS 27-54

Wrestling: MVHS loses to Santa Clara HS 27-54

Jayanti Jha and Elena Khan January 12, 2020

MVHS was defeated by Santa Clara HS during their first meet of the season.   The matadors opened with a strong lead in the lower weight divisions with freshman Hayden Ancheta, sophomore Nitin...

Wrestling: Matadors victorious in final dual home meet against Saratoga HS

Wrestling: Matadors victorious in final dual home meet against Saratoga HS

Roshan Fernandez February 6, 2018

Correction: February 7, 2018 at 8:55 p.m. A previous version of this story incorrectly spelled the name of senior Colin Yang. he voice of the Saratoga HS coach rang through the gym during the meet on...

Hear it from the players: Wrestling wins first dual meet against Homestead HS

Hear it from the players: Wrestling wins first dual meet against Homestead HS

Roshan Fernandez January 13, 2018

he stands were bustling as parents screamed instructions at their respective school’s wrestlers. The sound of a few Homestead HS parents seemed to echo off the walls the loudest through the night. As...

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