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Girls volleyball: Team defeats Los Gatos for first time in 17 years

Girls volleyball: Team defeats Los Gatos for first time in 17 years

Kalpana Gopalkrishnan

October 27, 2016


Filed under Girls Volleyball

On Oct. 13, the girls volleyball team defeated LGHS after a 17-year drought. Scroll through the pictures to see moments from the game. ...

Girls volleyball: Team takes win from Homestead HS

Girls volleyball: Team takes win from Homestead HS

Roshan Fernandez

October 13, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Volleyball, SPORTS

[dropcap]C[/dropcap]oming off a rough 3-0 loss the previous week against Los Altos HS, the Matadors felt pumped and ready to avenge their record. They entered their league game against Homestead HS on Oct. 4 with confidence and energy. MVHS started off strong in the first set, which was shown in the...

Girls volleyball: Team begins season with two home wins

Girls volleyball: Team begins season with two home wins

Kalpana Gopalkrishnan

September 23, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Volleyball, SPORTS

After last year’s undefeated league record, the girls volleyball team had high expectations as they entered the 2016 season. In addition to the pressure to continue their success, the girls played their first home game against Lynbrook on Sept. 15, Even with a younger starting lineup, MVHS pulled away...

Girls volleyball: Team looks to maintain success in higher league

Girls volleyball: Team looks to maintain success in higher league

Kalpana Gopalkrishnan

August 30, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Volleyball, SPORTS

Watch the video to see what the girls volleyball team's plans are for this season after last year's undefeated league record and trip to the second round of CCS.

Girls volleyball: After a first round victory, Matadors fall short in the CCS quarterfinals

Girls volleyball: After a first round victory, Matadors fall short in the CCS quarterfinals

Malini Ramaiyer

November 22, 2015


Filed under Girls Volleyball, SPORTS

After moving down to the El Camino league, the girls volleyball team knew they were going to have a better season this year. Last season, they were at the bottom of the De Anza league, with a record of 0-12. This season, they not only did better, but with a veteran team, the Matadors made it to the top, go...

Live blog: Girls volleyball faces Carlmont HS for CCS quarterfinals

Live blog: Girls volleyball faces Carlmont HS for CCS quarterfinals

Malini Ramaiyer

November 14, 2015


Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Volleyball, SPORTS

On Nov. 11, the Matadors won their first CCS match in straight sets to advance to the second round of CCS playoffs. Today, Nov. 14, they will once again compete at home against Carlmont High School for the quarter finals. Keep up with point-for-point updates of the match below. Co-reported by Aditya...

Girls volleyball: Victory at senior night confirms undefeated league record

Girls volleyball: Victory at senior night confirms undefeated league record

Kalpana Gopalkrishnan

November 11, 2015


Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Volleyball, SPORTS

[dropcap]A[/dropcap]fter meticulous preparation, on Nov. 3, the underclassmen and juniors of the team presented speeches to a crowd that didn’t understand its inside jokes. There’s senior Riku Jandu, who will play even if it costs her a couple of fingers, senior Cynthia Shen, who is 99% nice and...

Girls volleyball: Team conquers rival Lynbrook HS in straight sets

Girls volleyball: Team conquers rival Lynbrook HS in straight sets

Malini Ramaiyer

October 28, 2015


Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Volleyball, SPORTS

Photos by Malini Ramaiyer [dropcap]T[/dropcap]he girls volleyball team is the top team in the El Camino League. On Oct. 6, they beat the closest competitor in the league in straight sets. On Oct. 27, the Lynbrook High School Vikings sailed over to MVHS to avenge their Oct. 6 loss. The team anticipat...

Live blog: Girls volleyball faces rival Lynbrook HS at home

Live blog: Girls volleyball faces rival Lynbrook HS at home

Malini Ramaiyer

October 27, 2015


Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Volleyball, SPORTS

The girls volleyball team will face the Lynbrook Vikings at 6:30 p.m. tonight. Having already beaten LHS in straight sets on Oct. 6, the Matadors hope for another win against their rival team. Stay tuned below to keep up with the match. (function(d, s, id) {var js,ijs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(d.getElementById(id)...

Girls volleyball: Matadors uphold their undefeated league record against the Trojans

Girls volleyball: Matadors uphold their undefeated league record against the Trojans

Malini Ramaiyer

October 14, 2015


Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Volleyball, SPORTS

The girls volleyball team faced and defeated the Milpitas High School Trojans on Oct. 8. Although the Matadors upheld their undefeated league record, they lacked solid communication and consistent play throughout the match. Despite many careless errors, especially on defense, the team managed to win...

Game GIFs: Top five plays of girls volleyball win against Santa Clara HS

Game GIFs: Top five plays of girls volleyball win against Santa Clara HS

Malini Ramaiyer

October 6, 2015


Filed under Fall Sports, Game Reviews, Girls Volleyball, SPORTS

[dropcap]T[/dropcap]he girls volleyball team faced Santa Clara High School on Oct. 1 and defeated SCHS in straight sets (25-15, 25-11, 25-17) — they won 3-0 and yet head coach Colin Anderson was unsatisfied. “That may have been our worst match this season,” Anderson said. "The final score doesn’t...