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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

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...

MV Basketball wins state championship

MV Basketball wins state championship

Jack Ritterbush, Sports Editor April 9, 2014

After months of hard practices, countless workouts and a season full of promise, the Men’s Varsity Basketball Team won the  State Championship ga following their 66 55 defeat of Centennial on March...

 While triumphed as an engineering marvel by some, many fans and critics find the new cars to be an eyesore. Due to a requirement for lower noses, the engineers have been forced to adapt, creating what some call,

Momentous changes for a motorsport

Chris Bortolon, Staff Writer April 9, 2014

The prestigious racing organization group known as Formula 1 has witnessed some significant changes and regulations at the start of this racing season. This league of racing is regarded by a majority...

Herbalife, a leading competitor in protein products is used by internationally renowned athletes like Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.
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The new tradition is good nutrition

Zaran Baha, Staff Writer April 9, 2014

People have changed over the years with their athletic progression. We have been able to run faster, longer, and healthier than ever before. Though there are a variety of factors that play into this key...

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THE MONTE VISTA MEN’S BASKETBALL TEAM IS YOUR 2014 DIVISION I STATE CHAMPIONS

March 28, 2014

Sacramento, CA - Monte Vista Mens Basketball claimed their first CIF State Championship with a 66 to 55 win over Centennial High School of Corona, CA.

The Men's Varsity Basketball Team celebrating their NCS win. The team has since gone on to take the NorCal title and will be playing the State Championship game this Friday, 3/28 in Sacramento.

Men’s Basketball wins NorCal title

Jack Ritterbush, Sports Editor March 24, 2014

SACRAMENTO - On Saturday, the Men’s Varsity Basketball team won the school’s first NorCal title with their 59-51 overtime win over Freedom High. The team breezed through the first couple rounds of...

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