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Water Polo: Offense leads to 16-11 win against El Diamante

Water Polo: Offense leads to 16-11 win against El Diamante

Carissa Chan

September 10, 2011


Filed under Boys Water Polo, Fall Sports, Game Reviews, SPORTS

After losing a game to Davis High School on Thursday, Sept. 8 and winning one against Gunn High School on the day after, the varsity boys water polo team picked up their second win of the season in the annual John Schmitt Memorial Tournament on Sept. 9, bringing their record to 2-1. The team advanced to the next level of the tou...

Tennis: Strong start to season against St. Francis

Tennis: Strong start to season against St. Francis

Patrick Xie

September 8, 2011


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

After a successful win against Burlingame on Sept. 1, the varsity girls tennis team looked to win their first home game of the season. Despite a tough outing for number one singles, junior Wendi Kong and the rest of the team played well against St. Francis to win 6-1. “We came out ready to play,” head coach ...

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...

Water polo wins scrimmage 15-6 against Pioneer High School

Water polo wins scrimmage 15-6 against Pioneer High School

Carissa Chan

August 31, 2011


Filed under Boys Water Polo, Fall Sports, Game Reviews, SPORTS

The varsity boys water polo team won in a scrimmage against Pioneer High School on Aug. 26, finishing with a final score of 15-6. Standout plays included performances by junior Brendan Duffy and senior Cameron Yates, who scored seven and five goals respectively, as well as by junior goalie Owen Har...

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 ...

Boys water polo sets high expectations with new coach

Boys water polo sets high expectations with new coach

Carissa Chan

August 26, 2011


Filed under Boys Water Polo, Fall Sports, SPORTS

Most people spend their summers at the beach, or at friends' houses, or at a combination of the two. The players on the varsity boys water polo team spent the majority of theirs in a pool. The team has been practicing together for the entire summer under the instruction of new coach Ed Samuels, who...

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...