The Stampede

Connor Bruce: Sports Illustrated High School Athlete of the Month

Bruce with principal Dr. Kevin Ahern and athletic director Mr. Andy Popper.
June 7, 2016

    Athletes are mostly known for their athletic abilities. They can throw a football farther than others, they have the best jumpshot in town, or they have a lot of pop in their swing. Though for...

Steph Curry? Is that you?

Steph Curry? Is that you?
February 26, 2016

    This past November, reigning NBA MVP and Warriors’ star Steph Curry purchased a house in Walnut Creek for $3.2 million, creating quite a bit of buzz among the local crowd.     Don’t...

A champion’s homecoming

December 18, 2015

    From Monte Vista High School to the NBA, Bob Myers has gone full circle back to where it all began.     On October 16, 2015 Monte Vista High School held its homecoming rally. A rally which...

The record breakers

December 16, 2015

The Monte Vista Varsity Volleyball team was able to break school history by winning Northern California Semifinals and tying for third overall in the state.     The Mustangs played in the Northern...

MV comeback

MV comeback
November 18, 2015

    The upcoming football game against Pittsburg has everyone excited, especially after a convincing win against San Ramon.     Although the team strived in the game, their struggles with...

October 22, 2015

  After training for numerous years, through hard work, John-Austin Ricks’ "dream since middle school" was achieved. On July 11th of this year, Ricks verbally committed to Syracuse University...

Keeping Women’s Concussions in Mind

Keeping Women’s Concussions in Mind
May 15, 2015

Although the number of concussions in football, and other men’s sports, are serious and deserve attention, there are other athletes that do not receive nearly enough attention for the number of head...

Pushing through to the playoffs

Pushing through to the playoffs
March 26, 2015

  Monte Vista basketball fans may be sad that the winter sports season is over, but luckily our season got to extend just a little bit longer. It has been an exciting year for both women and...

Expansion of the beautiful game

March 26, 2015

As the world’s most popular sport gains an increasing amount of attention  here in the States, different variations towards playing the beautiful game have sprouted. Originating in Brazil, one manner...

Mr., Mrs., or Coach?

Mr., Mrs., or Coach?
March 26, 2015

In the various sports teams across campus, many are accompanied by a complicated decision of “Hey Coach!” or “Excuse me, Mrs. Bellini.” Teachers from all subject areas participate in coaching...

Dedication at dawn

Dedication at dawn
March 26, 2015

Monte Vista has many sports available for students to participate in and numerous student athletes who dedicate many hours of practice every week. Dow Stewart, varsity swim coach and math teacher, conducts...

eXtra contribution

February 18, 2015

Best known for grueling workouts and 3 mile races, cross country is not the first thing one generally thinks of when the idea of charity and donations comes up. Fortunately for the Save Mount Diablo...

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