The Stampede

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...

Monte Vista JV basketball gets new head coach for the second year in-a-row

Monte Vista JV basketball gets new head coach for the second year in-a-row

Shreya Bhasin, Staff Writer October 14, 2019

 A new coach joined the Monte Vista junior varsity basketball team for the fall season. He compares the sport to the journey of life.      Tony Catsons coaching philosophy is different than the...

Tackling footballs concussion situation

Tackling football’s concussion situation

Devin Blish, Staff Writer October 14, 2019

     Football has made major progress to improve safety, but issues continue to plague America's favorite sport.       A concussion is a brain injury caused by a blow to the head or a violent...

Coming back from a concussion

Coming back from a concussion

Manahil Rizvi, Sports Editor October 14, 2019

Any sport involving physical impact with an object or person can result in a violent jarring, or any shift or shock in your brain. The shift or shock in your brain after impact can result in a concussion....

A last-minute champion

A last-minute champion

Alexa Andris, Staff Writer March 4, 2019

    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...

The breakdown on physical education

Saman Ali, Op/ed Editor February 28, 2019

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...

Bay Area stadium shakeup

Bay Area stadium shakeup

Anthony Santa Maria, News Editor February 28, 2019

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...

Pom is the dance group at Monte Vista that performs at football and basketball games. Pom showed off their elaborate dance moves and music remixes at the 2018 homecoming rally.

Cheerleaders aren’t the only ones cheering at MV

Raquel Montelindo, Feature Editor January 15, 2019

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...

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