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FIELD HOCKEY: Matadors show improvement in 1-3 loss to Cupertino

FIELD HOCKEY: Matadors show improvement in 1-3 loss to Cupertino

Alaina Lui

October 1, 2012


Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Game Reviews, SPORTS, Sports

Resurgence in second half  not enough to take lead at MVHS field Read More »...

FIELD HOCKEY: Matadors fall to Lynbrook 0-1

FIELD HOCKEY: Matadors fall to Lynbrook 0-1

Steven Lim

September 23, 2012


Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Game Reviews, SPORTS

Senior Katie Byrne looked up after weaving past a Lynbrook High School defender and sent a quick pass through the defense to junior Sarah Im. Im cradled the ball against the face side of her stick, quickly wound up her swing and made a shot at the cage. The play was brilliantly set up and would put ...

FIELD HOCKEY: Defeat at home

FIELD HOCKEY: Defeat at home

Alaina Lui

September 13, 2012


Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Game Reviews, SPORTS, Sports

As senior Megan Jones made a difficult save aimed high off the ground, ending yet another of Los Gatos High School’s scoring opportunities, MVHS realized they needed to improve defensively. With a strong effort from the defense, the ball was cleared and driven out towards the LGHS goal. However...

Field hockey: 2-0 victory over Lynbrook at senior game

Field hockey: 2-0 victory over Lynbrook at senior game

Jacob Lui

October 28, 2011


Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Game Reviews, SPORTS

At the last home game of the season on Oct. 27, the Lady Mats continued their victory streak from Tuesday’s win against Del Mar to defeat the Lynbrook Vikings 2-0, bringing the varsity girls field hockey team from fifth to fourth place in the league – one placing away from qualifying for CCS.The game began at 3:15 p.m. with a seni...

Field hockey: Varsity girls beat Del Mar in 3-0 shutout

Field hockey: Varsity girls beat Del Mar in 3-0 shutout

Jacob Lui

October 26, 2011


Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Game Reviews, SPORTS

Teamwork prolonged by endurance – a strategy that the varsity girls field hockey team used when they defeated Del Mar High School, a team they had lost to 1-3 in a previous game, in a dominating 3-0 win on Oct. 25. “We kept the momentum going,” junior Holly Matsunami said. That continual...

Field Hockey: Team opens league season with a 1-2 loss

Field Hockey: Team opens league season with a 1-2 loss

Jacob Lui

September 20, 2011


Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Game Reviews, SPORTS

The first league game of the season started the varsity field hockey team off with two drastic differences—running with face cages and playing their home games on new turf. The girls’ varsity field hockey team opened their season with a tough game against St. Ignatius High School on Sept. 20. The gam...

New rule establishes face cages for field hockey

New rule establishes face cages for field hockey

Jacob Lui

August 26, 2011


Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, SPORTS

This season, instead of having the original problem of playing home games at Fremont High School, the girls field hockey team will have to literally face a new challenge—cages. During the off-season this summer, the National Field Hockey Coaches Association placed a new rule that requ...