The Stampede

Varsity sports: rise or decline?

Mason Hanshaw, Staff Writer January 15, 2019

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...

Cristiano Ronaldo, 33, is a professional Portuguese soccer player who plays for Italian club Juventus and the National Portuguese team. On September 29, he was accused of sexual assault by Kathryn Mayorga, a model and former teacher.

Cristiano Ronaldo: A sexual assault allegation story

Adya Agarwal, Staff Writer November 13, 2018

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...

Monte Vista High football player Nate Rutchena (8) is loaded into an ambulance after being injured in the fourth quarter of their football game against San Ramon Valley High in Danville, Calif., on Friday, Oct. 26, 2018. San Ramon Valley Highs Jacob Himan (4) was also injured on the play and transported to the hospital. (Doug Duran/Bay Area News Group)

The Rivalry Adds a New Chapter

Anthony Santa Maria, News Editor & Social Media Manager November 13, 2018

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....

Buses are becoming a specialty...

Buses are becoming a specialty…

Ava Hunt, Staff Writer October 12, 2018

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.          ...

Piona retires, Miramonte coach takes over varsity baseball

Piona retires, Miramonte coach takes over varsity baseball

Mason Hanshaw, Staff Writer October 12, 2018

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...

Both McPherson and Wuischpard in action during a game. The two girls have both been playing for more than four years.

Freshmen pass, set and kill it on the varsity team

Seta Salkhi, Staff Writer October 3, 2018

   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...

From Mustang to Super Bowl champ

Chris Polo, Senior Staff Writer March 13, 2018

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...

Women’s Tennis balls out over new coach

Austin Jeha, Staff Writer January 13, 2018

    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...

MVs less popular sports

MV’s less popular sports

Natasha Atkins, Staff Writer May 4, 2017

    The whole school comes together in rallies for football and basketball, and the stands at Monte Vista football and basketball games are always packed with students. But have these students ever...

Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Terrell Owens, celebrates a touchdown by pouring popcorn on his face.

Terrell No-wens?

Chris Polo, Staff Writer February 28, 2017

    The Pro Football Hall of Fame class of 2017 was announced the night before Super Bowl 51 during the 6th annual NFL Honors, and for the second straight year, Terrell Owens, did not have his name...

Mustang Swimmers pose for a picture before a meet during the 2016 season. (Courtesy of Shannon David)

What happened to no cuts?

Nima Ashrafi, Staff Writer February 24, 2017

   With the swim season just underway, there is a new policy in town. For the first time ever, Monte Vista swim has introduced cuts for the Junior Varsity swimmers.     The reason for the cut...

And thats a wrap!

And that’s a wrap!

Mikayla Flores, Sports Editor November 9, 2016

    As the fall season comes to a close, MV students must say goodbye to their fall sports for this year. Football, water polo, cross country, tennis, and golf will not be forgotten.     Football...

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