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Football: Matadors suffer 49-6 defeat in final game of the season

Football: Matadors suffer 49-6 defeat in final game of the season

Roshan Fernandez

November 19, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, SPORTS

Additional reporting by Rucha Soman. [dropcap]D[/dropcap]espite the fact that Matadors’ CCS hopes were no longer alive, the team came into their matchup against Fremont HS looking to close out their season with pride. MVHS had only three days to prepare after their helmet game defeat, and they did...

Football: Cupertino HS defeats Matadors in Helmet game

Football: Cupertino HS defeats Matadors in Helmet game

Maggie McCormick

November 7, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Game Reviews, SPORTS

[dropcap]O[/dropcap]n November 3, MVHS hosted the annual Helmet game against Cupertino HS. After losing last year for the first time in 13 years, the Matadors were determined to take back the helmet. The overcast skies and heavy clouds didn’t scare away the crowd, and the bleachers on both sides o...

Football: Team overcomes past loss to defeat Lynbrook HS 45-14

Football: Team overcomes past loss to defeat Lynbrook HS 45-14

Sannidhi Menon

October 5, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Game Reviews, SPORTS

Additional reporting by Anjini Venugopal The last time the MVHS football team faced Lynbrook HS, they came away with a 0-35 loss. But this season on Sept. 22, the Matadors destroyed the Lynbrook HS defense and reversed their previous record with the rival school. “We got revenge for last year,” ...

Football: Team wins against James Lick HS before league games begin

Football:  Team wins against James Lick HS before league games begin

Sannidhi Menon

September 18, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Game Reviews, SPORTS

[dropcap]A[/dropcap]t the beginning of the Matadors’ game against James Lick HS on Sept. 15, the team failed to put points on the board against the JLHS defense. But after a scoreless first quarter from both sides, MVHS soon found their rhythm and ended up dominating JLHS 40-20, with four touchdown...

Football: Preseason views

Football: Preseason views

Rana Aghababazadeh

August 18, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, SPORTS

[dropcap]A[/dropcap]lthough school has only been in session for a week, the MVHS football team has been gearing up for the new season since early June. With a new line-up, the team, including new assistant coach Cody Owens, discusses their insights on this season’s dynamics. ...

MVHS football’s finest: Inside the lunchtime Madden bracket

MVHS football’s finest: Inside the lunchtime Madden bracket

Om Khandekar

January 29, 2017


Filed under Football, SPORTS, Sports Digital, Sports Editor's Picks

It’s been months since the lights dimmed on the final football game of the 2016/17 football season. So what's MVHS supposed to do until the first kickoff of 2017 flies through the air? Well, it’s Madden Time! The popular football video game has found a spot on campus in room A112, where MVHS studen...

Football: Wrap up of the last home game

Football: Wrap up of the last home game

Becca Zheng

October 31, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Multimedia, SPORTS, Sports Digital

[su_dropcap style="flat"]A[/su_dropcap]fter a tough week at practice, the Matadors took the field for their last home game of the season against Los Altos HS, hoping to go out with a bang. And they started off with just that. On the first possession of the game, the Matadors offense drove 75 yards into...

Faces in the crowd against Homestead HS

Faces in the crowd against Homestead HS

Sharjeel Rahman

October 2, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Multimedia, SPORTS, Sports Digital, Video

With a daunting score of 44-6, the Monta Vista football team lost their fourth home game against Homestead HS. The crowd expressed different emotions and thoughts throughout the home game. Watch the video below to find out more. [embedyt] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QSSmX9ViXHo[/embedyt]

Football: Matadors lose the Helmet in upset by Cupertino HS

Football: Matadors lose the Helmet in upset by Cupertino HS

Sharjeel Rahman

September 26, 2016


Filed under Best of Sports, Fall Sports, Football, Game of the Week, Game Reviews, Main slider, SPORTS

Correction (Sept. 26): A previous version of this story incorrectly said that senior Pranad Reddy threw the 70-yard pass to junior Bob Entezar. MVHS was still on the field after the game, with tears and sweat on their faces as they sat in their post-game huddle. As the shock of getting their thi...