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A basketball and “Lemmon Strong” shirt sit on one of the coaching chairs. In this way, Monte Vista women’s varsity basketball team honors Coach Lemmon, who died after battling cancer for several months.

Monte Vista community mourns loss of basketball coach

Claire Chu, Editor-in-Chief February 27, 2020

     “Lemmon Strong.”      That was the slogan for the Monte Vista women’s varsity basketball team and fellow community as they remembered beloved coach Jim Lemmon, who died Thursday,...

Houston Astros players hoist their trophy high in the air following their 2017 World Series Win. Players celebrate as they have just won their first-ever World Series, it would later come out that they cheated their way to becoming champions.

Cheaters sometimes win

Devin Blish and Brooklyn Weber February 27, 2020

       “Cheaters never prosper” is a phrase that has stood the test of time in any competitive activity. However, following their 2017 World Series win, the Houston Astros have completely...

San Francisco 49ers assistant coach Katie Sowers talks to reporters ahead of Super Bowl 54 at Marlins Park in Miami during opening night. The 49ers and Sowers ended up losing to the Kansas City Chiefs 31-20.

A new wave of coaches

Devin Blish, Staff Writer February 27, 2020

     Societal norms have dictated that in men’s sports, a male has always coached, but a new surge of feminism has introduced women coaches to the Major League’s.      Katie Sowers, Becky...

Lauren Langbaum on her horse Little Soldado, also known as Maddox. She is pictured competing in the herd work in a youth spectacular at the 2019 NRCHA Derby, and she placed 3rd overall.

A four-legged college future

Elisabeth Delpouys, Staff Writer January 23, 2020

     For some high school students, the after school sport of choice trades sneakers for boots. At Monte Vista, Senior Lauren Langbaum has been riding for 13 years and recently committed to UC Davis...

Golden State Warriors guard DAngelo Russell brings his A-game during December 11ths OT thriller vs New York. The Warriors would go on to lose this game 124-122 in Over-time despite Russells 32 performance

The Golden State Warriors’ not so golden start

Brooklyn Weber , Staff Writer January 23, 2020

     Everything from Steph Curry's law-defying circus shots, to Klay Thompson's catch and shoot 3’s. And who could forget the back to back championships led under Steve Kerr. The Warriors have had...

Veteran player returns to San Jose Sharks

Veteran player returns to San Jose Sharks

Alexa Andris, Art & Graphic Manger November 14, 2019

     “Mr. Shark” is donning teal once again.       San Jose’s general manager Doug Wilson recently announced that hockey player Patrick Marleau will be returning for his 20th season...

Simone Biles inspires Monte Vista gymnasts

Anjana Dasam, Staff Writer November 14, 2019

     Gold medalist, Simone Biles, is one of the most famous gymnasts out there. Even a person that hardly knows what gymnastics is, can say that she is the best. For many of our own Monte Vista gymnasts,...

Senior Kelli Wilson stands in the middle of the podium, grinning as she wins NCS in the 3200-meter race. She committed to Duke University in October and will run for the cross country and track teams in the fall.

A surprising discovery leads to Duke commitment

Claire Chu, Editor-in-Chief November 14, 2019

     She wasn’t supposed to win the state section. Neither was she considering to pursue running. In fact, she wanted to quit. Now, committed to Duke University for cross country and track, she...

ESports’ inevitable growth: Good or bad?

Edward Cheng, Staff Writer November 14, 2019

Nowadays, most internet users know of the phenomenon that is Esports. In fact, this is a common topic among teens and young adults that serves as a replacement for traditional sports, leading to gaming...

49ers off to impressive start

49ers off to impressive start

Devin Blish, Staff Writer November 14, 2019

     How does an NFL football team go from having a 4-12 record last season to starting 8-0 this season? Seems unlikely for these underdogs to even have a chance of coming this far, but the San Francisco...

Forced off the team, pushed into something new

Seta Salkhi, CC-Spin Editor October 15, 2019

   You’re waiting for the release of the roster. After working hard for a spot on this team, you are expectant, excited, and even a little nervous for the upcoming season. But the results are out,...

PE evolves over the years

Paviter Randhawa, Staff Writer October 15, 2019

  The Monte Vista physical education curriculum has changed throughout the years due to the progression in district and school standards.       For the longest time PE was a class that was a...

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