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Gabby Rodriguez, Staff Writer April 9, 2014

Crossfit is a relatively new style of exercise that invokes the utilization of every muscle group of the body through a combination of body weight exercises and par corps style movement. This intense...

2014 was the first year alpine snowboarding was an event at the Paralympics, adding another exciting sport to the games.
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Paralympics – the games you didn’t hear about

Kevin Yang, Online Editor April 9, 2014

While the 2014 Olympics in Russia made worldwide news, the lesser known Paralympic games also made history this year in Sochi. This year, 550 athletes from 45 nations participated in this year’s Sochi...

Swim Coach Dow Stewart returns to the swim team after a two year absence. He coached for several years before that and loves to see the students grow as swimmers. Coach Greg Rodriguez (right) is the JV coach.

Stew is Back

Laura Kenny and Anna Peirano April 9, 2014

A familiar face has re-joined the coaching staff for the Monte Vista varsity swim team this year. Not only is Dow Stewart a dedicated math teacher, he is also a passionate swim coach who has been coaching...

MV Basketball wins state championship

MV Basketball wins state championship

Jack Ritterbush, Sports Editor April 9, 2014

After months of hard practices, countless workouts and a season full of promise, the Men’s Varsity Basketball Team won the  State Championship ga following their 66 55 defeat of Centennial on March...

 While triumphed as an engineering marvel by some, many fans and critics find the new cars to be an eyesore. Due to a requirement for lower noses, the engineers have been forced to adapt, creating what some call, an ugly duckbill.

Momentous changes for a motorsport

Chris Bortolon, Staff Writer April 9, 2014

The prestigious racing organization group known as Formula 1 has witnessed some significant changes and regulations at the start of this racing season. This league of racing is regarded by a majority...

Herbalife, a leading competitor in protein products is used by internationally renowned athletes like Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.
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The new tradition is good nutrition

Zaran Baha, Staff Writer April 9, 2014

People have changed over the years with their athletic progression. We have been able to run faster, longer, and healthier than ever before. Though there are a variety of factors that play into this key...

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March 28, 2014

Sacramento, CA - Monte Vista Mens Basketball claimed their first CIF State Championship with a 66 to 55 win over Centennial High School of Corona, CA.

The Mens Varsity Basketball Team celebrating their NCS win. The team has since gone on to take the NorCal title and will be playing the State Championship game this Friday, 3/28 in Sacramento.

Men’s Basketball wins NorCal title

Jack Ritterbush, Sports Editor March 24, 2014

SACRAMENTO - On Saturday, the Men’s Varsity Basketball team won the school’s first NorCal title with their 59-51 overtime win over Freedom High. The team breezed through the first couple rounds of...

One of the final moments of the Sochi closing ceremony. This intricate performance combined emerging Russian technology with old world customs
in a spectacular, aesthetically pleasing show.

So long to Sochi

Chris Bortolon, Staff Writer March 12, 2014

The Sochi 2014 Olympics were a source of great enthusiasm and entertainment for people around the world. Right from the beginning, the Sochi olympics were an excitement, but perhaps for the wrong reason....

March Madness 2014

March Madness 2014

Zaran Baha, Staff Writer March 12, 2014

Once again college basketball-fever has come around in this years edition of March Madness. As some may recall California teams were humiliated as Cal Berkeley, UCLA, and SDSU failed to make it past the...

Winter sports going crazy

Winter sports going crazy

Raquel Dixon, Staff Writer March 12, 2014

       Monte Vista High School's winter sports have been on fire. All four teams including Men's and Women's basketball, and Men's and Women's soccer have both battled their way to the semi-finals...

Monte Vista Womens Soccer took place first in the Tri Valley Classic Tournament in December. They beat San Ramon in penalty kicks in the championship game. This was the first time the womens soccer team has ever won this tournament.

Women’s soccer close to reaching their goal!

Laura Kenny, Editor in Chief February 12, 2014

Varsity Womens Soccer is ranked first in EBAL and in the top 5 in the state and country! With only a few league games left, the team continues to play consistently and at a high level. Without a single...

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