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Field hockey: Team begins with high hopes of reaching CCS

Field hockey: Team begins with high hopes of reaching CCS

Karen Ma

August 21, 2015


Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, SPORTS, Sports, Sports Editor's Picks

Off the field, they’re friends and fellow MVHS students. On the field, they’re players, teammates, one unit with the same motivation and goal for the season:  “Getting to CCS,” senior Allegra Ziegler Hunts said, her friends seniors Eva Ruiz and Nikki Stuart nodding in unison. “We...

Field hockey: MVHS shuts down Lynbrook High School 6-0

Field hockey: MVHS shuts down Lynbrook High School 6-0

Malini Ramaiyer

November 2, 2014


Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, SPORTS, Sports Editor's Picks

On the last timeout in the game, senior Katie Sommers teared up. Head Coach Denise Eachus gave her a hug. With a lead of four goals to Lynbrook High School’s zero, the field hockey team cheered “MV Teamwork!” and continued its senior game on Oct. 30. Sommers returned to her seat on the bench. ...

Field hockey: MVHS secures 2-0 win against Homestead High School

Field hockey: MVHS secures 2-0 win against Homestead High School

Sanjana Murthy

October 27, 2014


Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, SPORTS

As the Matadors huddled together before the start of their game on Oct. 24, you didn’t have to hear what they were saying to sense their anticipation and determination. Underneath that excitement, though, there was lingering disappointment from a tough 0-8 loss to Los Gatos High School in their previous...

Field hockey: Team endures 8-0 loss against Los Gatos High School

Field hockey: Team endures 8-0 loss against Los Gatos High School

Kalpana Gopalkrishnan

October 19, 2014


Filed under Field Hockey, SPORTS

During the course of this season, the field hockey team has been in a strong position, with a 5-2 record and a second place ranking in their league. However, on Oct. 15, they fell to first place Los Gatos High School 8-0. LGHS kept MVHS on their toes with a tenacious offense, and MVHS suffered two injuries....

Field hockey: Team falls short at 3-2 against Saratoga High School despite late second half comeback

Field hockey: Team falls short at 3-2 against Saratoga High School despite late second half comeback

Malini Ramaiyer

October 6, 2014


Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, SPORTS

After beating Cupertino High School, Homestead High School and Los Altos High School by large margins, MVHS fell 3-2 to Saratoga High School on Oct. 4 in spite of goals from junior Jaya Kumari and senior Janaye Sakkas. It was the first loss of the regular season and now MVHS looks back on the ga...

Field hockey: Team blows out Cupertino High School in second regular season game

Field hockey: Team blows out Cupertino High School in second regular season game

Kalpana Gopalkrishnan

September 29, 2014


Filed under Field Hockey, SPORTS

MVHS played its second regular season game on Sept. 19 against rival Cupertino High School. Due to the Homecoming checklist, a number of MVHS students came to support the team, as each class receives points for Homecoming if students attend home games. The Lady Matadors delivered, and will continue the...

Field hockey: Game timeline of MVHS vs. Leigh High School

Field hockey: Game timeline of MVHS vs. Leigh High School

Kalpana Gopalkrishnan

September 25, 2014


Filed under Field Hockey, SPORTS

Despite leading the first half with a 1-0 lead against Leigh High School on Sept. 18, MVHS let in a goal during the second half to the end the game with a tie of 1-1. Look at the timeline below to see some of the game’s highlights. ...

Field hockey: Five memorable game gifs

Field hockey: Five memorable game gifs

Malini Ramaiyer

September 9, 2014


Filed under Editor's Picks, Field Hockey, Sports Editor's Picks

On Sept. 8, Field Hockey played North Salinas High School for its third game of preseason. Although NSHS scored two goals in the second half and beat MVHS 2-0, the Matadors continued to shoot throughout the game with many close encounters to score. Eleven minutes into the game, junior Allegra Ziegler...

Field Hockey: Team’s dominant offense leads to winning preseason opener

Field Hockey: Team’s dominant offense leads to winning preseason opener

Kalpana Gopalkrishnan

September 1, 2014


Filed under Field Hockey, SPORTS

  “Hey ref, what was that?” Junior Varsity coach Bonnie Belshe said. MVHS varsity coach Denise Eachus, who refereed the game, laughed along with Belshe, the parents and even the Los Altos High School coach in the middle of the match. Despite the high expectations to progress furth...

Field hockey anticipates another shot at CCS

Field hockey anticipates another shot at CCS

Kalpana Gopalkrishnan

August 21, 2014


Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, SPORTS

After two years of practice at Fremont High School, the field hockey team had a fitting homecoming to MVHS last year, reaching the CCS quarterfinals. This season, the team hopes to use their speed and finesse to progress even further....

Matadors of the week: Amelia Strom and Sarah Im

Matadors of the week: Amelia Strom and Sarah Im

Ashmita Chakraborty

December 9, 2013


Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Matador of the Week, SPORTS

Seniors Amelia Strom and Sarah Im discuss their journeys on the field hockey team. Read More »...

Game of the Week: CCS Field Hockey vs. Christopher

Game of the Week: CCS Field Hockey vs. Christopher

Nathan Desai

November 13, 2013


Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Game of the Week, SPORTS

The liveblog of the CCS field hockey game will begin Nov. 14 at 6:00 p.m. Read More »...