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Coach of champions

Coach of champions

Abigail Vogeley , Staff Writer December 17, 2014

Behind every great team is a great coach. Nick Jones, coach of last year’s state champion varsity basketball team, will be leading this year’s team. Last year, the team won the state championship title...


Monte Vista Womens Varsity Volleyball team celebrates their NCS win in the finals against San Ramon.  The win was the first time ever in Monte Vista history that Womens Volleyball took first in NCS and moved on to state.

Mother-daughter volleyball success

Maddie Dailey, Staff Writer December 17, 2014

Monte Vista Women’s Volleyball has had quite a 2014 season including many wins, almost no losses, and some awards along the way. This season varsity posted a record of 13-1 in league, JV came out...

The year after

The year after

Katrina Flores , Staff Writer December 17, 2014

The anticipation can finally come to an end. It’s that time of year again. Basketball season. Can this year’s mens’ varsity basketball team live up to their state championship title from last season? Last...

Marco Alioto (left) with Gregor Blanco (right)

An inside look into The SF Giants bat boy’s life

Gabby Garcy, Staff Writer November 20, 2014

On a cold crisp day in the city, this bat boy arrives to work and meets all the players needs. He not not only sees each home game, but views it from the dugout while rubbing shoulders with MLB players. For...

 Women’s varsity tennis takes NCS title

Women’s varsity tennis takes NCS title

Gabby Garcy, Staff Writer November 19, 2014

On Saturday November 15, 2014 Monte Vista tennis won NCS in the finals against Miramonte High school. Before Monte Vista made the finals they played Amador Valley High School in the semi - finals. As...

Shortage of short flags

Natalie Brooker, Staff Writer October 22, 2014

At the first rally of the year, many students noted the shortage of flag girls. What once was a team of seven now only has four. Short flags have been a crowd favorite in rallies for years and even...

MV women’s volleyball

Natalie Brooker, Staff Writer October 22, 2014

It seems as though this is the year Monte Vista volleyball has been waiting for. The team entered their league season ranked first in EBAL (East Bay Athletic League). After falling second to San Ramon...

2014 MV Football Schedule

August 28, 2014

Varsity/JV 8/29 @ Castro Valley 9/5 Berkeley 9/12 @ Pittsburgh 9/19 Liberty 10/3 Amador 10/10 Foothill 10/17 Granda 10/24 Cal High 10/31 Livermore 10/7 San Ramon  

A group of friends from Monte Vista woke up early one morning to do yoga at Yoga To The People in Berkeley.

The art of yoga

Anna Peirano, Staff Writer May 14, 2014

The art of yoga originated up to five to ten thousand years ago and has been passed down through generations orally. The earliest location as to where yoga was practiced is the Indus Valley, India. Mohenjodaro...

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Crossfit

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...

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