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Coming back from a concussion

Coming back from a concussion

Manahil Rizvi, Sports Editor October 14, 2019

Any sport involving physical impact with an object or person can result in a violent jarring, or any shift or shock in your brain. The shift or shock in your brain after impact can result in a concussion....

A last-minute champion

A last-minute champion

Alexa Andris, Staff Writer March 4, 2019

    The SAP Center just became the most recent meeting spot for the best of the best that the NHL has to offer. The 2019 NHL All-Stars Game is a special occasion for both fans and players alike- a...

The breakdown on physical education

Saman Ali, Op/ed Editor February 28, 2019

While some students may have enjoyed PE in middle school and freshman year, many others might disagree. Although PE may not seem like an important problem, it becomes a major one when students are purposely...

Bay Area stadium shakeup

Bay Area stadium shakeup

Anthony Santa Maria, News Editor February 28, 2019

Professional sports teams are loved by millions, and in many cases where they play can be just as important as the team itself. Wrigley Field, Fenway Park, Madison Square Garden, and the Rose...

Pom is the dance group at Monte Vista that performs at football and basketball games. Pom showed off their elaborate dance moves and music remixes at the 2018 homecoming rally.

Cheerleaders aren’t the only ones cheering at MV

Raquel Montelindo, Feature Editor January 15, 2019

Like every cliché high school movie ever made, cheerleaders accompany football games. In addition to cheer, another group joins athletic games. Pom is the dance and cheer hybrid pep squad at...

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...

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