The Stampede

  • April 23Women's Lax: MV-12 Davis-15

  • April 23Baseball: MV-1 Washington-6

  • April 19Women's Lax: MV-13 DV-11

  • April 19Men's Lax: MV-17 DV-6

  • April 19Baseball: MV-1 Cal-0

A last-minute champion

A last-minute champion

Alexa Andris, Staff Writer

March 4, 2019


Filed under Sports

    The SAP Center just became the most recent meeting spot for the best of the best that the NHL has to offer. The 2019 NHL All-Stars Game is a special occasion for both fans and players alike- a weekend full of fun and friendly competition all around.     The games, hosted at the SAP Center...

The breakdown on physical education

Saman Ali, Op/ed Editor

February 28, 2019


Filed under Sports

While some students may have enjoyed PE in middle school and freshman year, many others might disagree. Although PE may not seem like an important problem, it becomes a major one when students are purposely not showing up to school in order to avoid their least favorite class. Data collection of the...

Bay Area stadium shakeup

Bay Area stadium shakeup

Anthony Santa Maria, News Editor

February 28, 2019


Filed under Sports

Professional sports teams are loved by millions, and in many cases where they play can be just as important as the team itself. Wrigley Field, Fenway Park, Madison Square Garden, and the Rose Bowl are just some of the many legendary stadiums that have housed some of the greatest teams, games,...

Cheerleaders aren’t the only ones cheering at MV

Cheerleaders aren’t the only ones cheering at MV

Raquel Montelindo, Feature Editor

January 15, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Like every cliché high school movie ever made, cheerleaders accompany football games. In addition to cheer, another group joins athletic games. Pom is the dance and cheer hybrid pep squad at Monte Vista. They perform at school rallys, and football and basketball games. Monte Vista’s...

Varsity sports: rise or decline?

Mason Hanshaw, Staff Writer

January 15, 2019


Filed under Sports

Is varsity sports losing its importance? According to Monte Vista women’s Lacrosse JV coach Melissa Trisko, the competition is higher than it’s ever been before. “As coach I can see the level at which the girls play today, and the quality of play in the whole Bay Area has skyrocketed,”...

Cristiano Ronaldo: A sexual assault allegation story

Cristiano Ronaldo: A sexual assault allegation story

Adya Agarwal, Staff Writer

November 13, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

A professional soccer player, a father, and a man who’s salary consists of 30 million EU every year. Who knew that he might add an alleged offender of sexual assault to that list.     Kathryn Moryaga, 34, accused Cristiano Ronaldo of rape at Palms Casino Resort during June 2009. According to ...

The Rivalry Adds a New Chapter

The Rivalry Adds a New Chapter

Anthony Santa Maria, News Editor & Social Media Manager

November 13, 2018


Filed under Header, Showcase, Sports

One of the most historic high school football rivalries in all of the Bay Area resumed last month, but not without drama. Monte Vista welcomed in cross-town rival, San Ramon Valley, on Oct. 26. The Mustangs entered the game with a seven-win and one-loss record and sat in second place in the...

Buses are becoming a specialty…

Buses are becoming a specialty…

Ava Hunt, Staff Writer

October 12, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

At Monte Vista, there is a variety of sports, but only some are given the privilege of buses. While carpooling is very common, it tends to complicate things for teams with lots of equipment.              Brianni Giolzetti, is the captain of the 2017 JV softball team. She was one of the kids w...

Piona retires, Miramonte coach takes over varsity baseball

Piona retires, Miramonte coach takes over varsity baseball

Mason Hanshaw, Staff Writer

October 12, 2018


Filed under Sports

A long standing Monte Vista baseball coach stepped down this past year, and retired. His retirement gives way to a new era of MV baseball.     Coach Bill Piona was hired as the Monte Vista baseball head coach in the year 1988, and remained the coach for 31 seasons.     As of early August,...

Freshmen pass, set and kill it on the varsity team

Freshmen pass, set and kill it on the varsity team

Seta Salkhi, Staff Writer

October 3, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

   In each of the past two years, only one freshman has made varsity volleyball. 2018, however, has kicked off to a different start.     In their fifth year playing, both freshman Carly McPherson and freshman Grace Wuischpard have joined Monte Vista’s four-time North Coast Section (NCS) champi...

From Mustang to Super Bowl champ

Chris Polo, Senior Staff Writer

March 13, 2018


Filed under Sports

It was the fourth quarter of the Super Bowl and the Philadelphia Eagles had the ball in a game where they were considered major underdogs. Next, Monte Vista alumni, Zach Ertz, scored on a wild touchdown play, that resulted in Philadelphia ending the underdog story. Ever since the Eagle’s starting...

Women’s Tennis balls out over new coach

Austin Jeha, Staff Writer

January 14, 2018


Filed under Sports

    A new coach is armed with racket and ready to take over the Monte Vista women's tennis team.     After former varsity coach, Patty Gross, stepped down from her position to take a year to travel, Mark Racioppo a former MV women's JV tennis coach, has stepped up to the court.     R...

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