The Stampede

the Sochi Winter Games: Will it slide?

The the Sochi games puts a large strain on the environment
and residents of the town, generating much international controversy.
(Photo Credit: Washington Post)
February 12, 2014

After the success of the 2012 Vancouver winter games, the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia have much to live up to. Even prior to the opening ceremony, however, the games at Sochi are already riddled...

2, 4, 6, 8! Cheers a sport, so don’t hate!

November 19, 2013

    Don’t think cheer is a sport? Maybe you should try it before you start judging.     “The definition of a sport is competing against other teams, judges, and following rules, that’s what...

Fall sports memories

November 19, 2013

Tennis: Paige Burroughs MV tennis was my first experience on a tennis team, and I will truly always remember it. We are together every single day, whether it's practice or a match or a tournament over...

Kansas City connection

November 19, 2013

     As Alex Smith seems nearly untouchable as quarterback of the Kansas City Chiefs after being traded from the 49ers, it almost seems parallel to what  happened to former quarterback, Joe Montana.  ...

So you think you can POM?

November 19, 2013

    Picture yourself at a rally- the music blasting and your fellow classmates cheering on. The cheerleaders perform and soon after, what looks like a smaller group of cheerleaders dominate the floor....

Recruitment: the process, the problems and the payoff

November 19, 2013

    How many people do you know at Monte Vista that are being recruited by colleges around the country? Many people believe it is an easy process to get recruited to play a college sport, but in reality,...

Hockey at MV: Introducing the new MV Hockey Club

November 19, 2013

     Monte Vista and its students are definitely no stranger to clubs. However, one you don’t hear about very often is the MV hockey club.      The MV hockey club is a 15 person group of boys...

Fall sports strive for the NCS title

November 19, 2013

 What is NCS? NCS is the North Coast Section, where the best teams in the area compete for the title of NCS Champion.     Here at Monte Vista, we are very fortunate to have such talented athletes....

Girls cross country races to the top

November 15, 2013

    Girls cross country is currently ranked fifteenth in the state of California as well as second in the North Coast Sectionals.     Girls cross country hasn’t been ranked this high in the...

Women’s volleyball: The climb to the top

November 15, 2013

    On September 9, 2013 Monte Vista’s women’s varsity volleyball team was ranked number one in the state for the first time in the past decade.     As the season progresses the team’s current...

Mountain biking picking up speed

Photo provided by Adam Labarthe
November 15, 2013

    Biking is typically considered a pastime for young children, but over the past four years it has been redefined by the mountain biking students at Monte Vista.     Formerly known as the Monte...

Art of Tailgating

November 14, 2013

     It’s football season again, and the key ingredient to having the best game day experience is a first-rate tailgate. Here’s your how to guide on tailgating.      First, get your priorities...

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