The Stampede

MV comeback

MV comeback

Aaron Sanghera , Staff Writer 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

Abby Vogeley, Staff Writer 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

Katrina Flores , Staff Writer 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

Zaran Baha, Senior Staff Writer 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?

Maddie Dailey, Staff Writer 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

Samantha Teshima, Managing Editor 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

Reilly Olson , Op/Ed Editor 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...

Face lift

Justin Berg, Staff Writer February 18, 2015

Saturday, January 24 was the Regional Science Bowl competition where Monte Vista placed fourth out of twenty five schools in the Bay Area. The teams competed at Las Positas College in Livermore for the...

Sophomore year at Stanford Jenyth (JJ) Utchen is playing Middle in the back row.  Her ankle was protected by countless amounts of tape each time she stepped on the court.  Even after she hurt her ankle the year before, Utchen continued to play.

Broken yet strong as ever

Maddie Dailey, Staff Writer December 19, 2014

Esteemed teacher, friendly colleague, distinguished college athlete and loving mother, this woman is the definition of extraordinary. However, Jenyth (JJ) Utchen was born with 30% of a clubfoot, an...

Athletes or celebrities?

Shea Cummings, Staff Writer December 17, 2014

Sports season never really has an end. There’s constantly some form of ball playing or activity going on, professional and not. This gives you plenty of time to run into athletes, professional and not,...

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...

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