El Estoque

Home at last

Home at last

Patrick Xie

September 8, 2012


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Game Reviews, Main slider, Multimedia, SPORTS

Forty-three years of waiting and finally on the night of Sept. 7, students, parents and staff gathered at MVHS for the first time to witness the grand opening of the Charles Morrill Field as well as the first-ever home varsity football game on the newly constructed turf and stadium. Bright pur...

FOOTBALL: Behind the numbers

FOOTBALL: Behind the numbers

Carissa Chan

August 23, 2012


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Main slider, SPORTS

One hundred twenty yards. Forty-eight minutes. Thirty-eight players. One team. El Estoque looks at the numbers and breakdown of the MVHS 2012 varsity football team and what it means for the upcoming season. ...

Football: 48-6 victory for the Matadors vs. Fremont

Football: 48-6 victory for the Matadors vs. Fremont

Akshay Agrawal

November 12, 2011


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Game Reviews, SPORTS

Behind the scenes Game highlights On Nov. 10, as the end of the game approached, so did the football season. The emotional farewell, left some of the senior boys in tears knowing this would be the last time they would be playing football for MVHS. Before the game bega...

Football: MVHS keeps helmet trophy for 9th consecutive year

Football: MVHS keeps helmet trophy for 9th consecutive year

Dickson Tsai

November 6, 2011


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Game Reviews, SPORTS

The Matadors (6-3, 4-1) defended their helmet trophy with a 39-7 victory over the Cupertino Pioneers (2-7, 0-5) Nov. 4 following their 27-6 win last year in the annual Helmet Game rivalry. Junior Nathan Facciolla intercepted Cupertino quarterback junior Patrick Johnson twice, while running backs senior...

Football: Offense steamrolls Harker 56-8 at Homecoming

Football: Offense steamrolls Harker 56-8 at Homecoming

Dickson Tsai

October 17, 2011


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Game Reviews, SPORTS

EESN looks back at the Homecoming game and analyzes the key plays that led to MVHS' 56-8 victory over the Harker Eagles. Seniors Sam McCann and Jordan Sheade score two touchdowns each, while Harker turns the ball over five times. Video produced by Dickson Tsai, Albert Qiu, Emily Vu, and Christophe ...

Football: Matadors defeat Vikings 27-3 in rivalry game

Football: Matadors defeat Vikings 27-3 in rivalry game

Albert Qiu

October 8, 2011


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Game Reviews, SPORTS

The varsity football team defeated Lynbrook High School on Oct. 7 for the rivalry game at King’s Academy High School. After a tough loss against Los Gatos High School on Sept. 24, the Matadors had time to recover over the bye week before preparing to cruise through the rest of their season, beginning with a 27-3 victory against the Vi...

Football: Lightning strikes as MVHS routs Prospect 50-0

Football: Lightning strikes as MVHS routs Prospect 50-0

Dickson Tsai

September 10, 2011


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Game Reviews, SPORTS

MVHS continued its strong season with a commanding 50-0 shutout over the Prospect Panthers in a game that featured a lightning weather delay. Video by Dickson Tsai, Kevin Tsukii, and Emily Vu. Music: "Dance in the Rain" (ft. snowflake, Jim Brady) by copperhead licensed under CC-BY-NC 3.0. R...

Football: Offense shines in 41-14 rout against Overfelt

Football: Offense shines in 41-14 rout against Overfelt

Dickson Tsai

September 4, 2011


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Game Reviews, SPORTS

MVHS' excellent execution of its option offense led to 41 first-half points as the Matadors won 41-14 against the Overfelt High School Royals. Video by Dickson Tsai. Music: "RaysOfFunk" by carta licensed under CC-BY-NC 3.0. The varsity football team controlled the game with a 41-14 win against ...

Football: Season preview

Football: Season preview

Patrick Xie

September 2, 2011


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, SPORTS, Top Headlines

Every team has the same goal each year—to get better. The football team is no different, and with new juniors on the team, it has high hopes to make it to CCS this year. “I think we’re in pretty good shape,” head coach and athletic director Jeff Mueller said. “Our roster is a very large...

Football: Highlights of the scrimmage at Homestead

Football: Highlights of the scrimmage at Homestead

Dickson Tsai

August 30, 2011


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, SPORTS

HD highlights of the Aug. 26 scrimmage vs. Homestead that did not have any official scores or stats. Video by Dickson Tsai. Music: "Where You Are Now" by Alex (ft. WolfFly) licensed under Creative Commons license CC BY 3.0. On Aug. 26, varsity football scrimmaged against the Homestead Mustangs in the Mustang’s brand new ...