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Girls tennis: Team picks up first home win of season against Gunn HS

Girls tennis: Team picks up first home win of season against Gunn HS

Himani Yalamaddi

October 26, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Tennis, SPORTS

What should have been a routine match against Gunn HS on Sept. 29 turned out a little differently than expected. The game was supposed to take place almost a month ago, but GHS had it postponed until Oct. 24. The day before MVHS’ next away game against them. When the day of the game finally came,...

Field hockey: Team falls to Los Altos HS

Field hockey: Team falls to Los Altos HS

Anjini Venugopal

October 20, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, SPORTS

With a resounding cheer of “MV score!”, MVHS varsity field hockey took the field against Los Altos HS on Oct. 14. For most of the first half, MVHS maintained possession and kept the ball on LAHS’ side. Aggressive offense from LAHS resulted in a yellow card for a player who shoved a MVHS defender....

Girls tennis: GIFs from loss against Los Gatos HS

Girls tennis: GIFs from loss against Los Gatos HS

Amanda Chan

October 14, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Tennis, SPORTS

With additional reporting by Himani Yalamaddi On Oct. 13, the girls tennis team played Los Gatos HS in hopes of picking up their third win of the season. Instead, the team ended up losing 0-7 to LGHS. Take a look below for GIFs from each of the seven matches. Sophomore Leslie Ligier serves the ball o...

Girls Golf: Thoughts on game against Cupertino HS

Girls Golf: Thoughts on game against Cupertino HS

Akshara Majjiga

October 14, 2016


Filed under Girls Golf, SPORTS

After losing to the Cupertino HS Golf Team by one point in an early season match, the MVHS Girls Golf team was not as distraught as expected. Though they had to overcome a few hurdles throughout the game, they were overall satisfied with their scores and looked forward to further improvement throughout...

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...

Boys water polo: What really happened in their one point loss against Homestead HS?

Boys water polo: What really happened in their one point loss against Homestead HS?

Om Khandekar

October 10, 2016


Filed under Best of Sports, Game Reviews, SPORTS, Water Polo

In the end, the game came down to a one point difference between the MVHS boy's water polo team and the Homestead HS team. To get a sense of what that meant, we took a look at some of the big moments of the game and how they stacked up in this MVHS loss. ...

Girls water polo: MVHS loses to Lynbrook HS after playing overtime

Girls water polo: MVHS loses to Lynbrook HS after playing overtime

Himani Yalamaddi

October 8, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Water Polo, SPORTS

Co-written by Ruth Feng Both MVHS and LHS were very evenly matched; for most of their game on Oct. 4, either team was only one point away from the other. In the very tight game, MVHS lost 7-8 at home against LHS. Both teams were tied at the end of the last period, resulting in overtime, the first of...

Girls water polo: After recent losses, team comes back with 12-0 win against Wilcox HS

Girls water polo: After recent losses, team comes back with 12-0 win against Wilcox HS

Himani Yalamaddi

October 3, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Water Polo, SPORTS

In their second landslide win of the season, the girls water polo team won 12-0 against Wilcox HS at home on Sept. 27. The team’s last sweeping victory, a 15-0 win over Milpitas HS, was during the beginning of the season and wasn’t replicated until their most recent win against WHS. Though some players...

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]

September sports recap

September sports recap

Roshan Fernandez

October 1, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, SPORTS

[dropcap]A[/dropcap]s Sept. is now officially over, MVHS fall sports are full swing into their season. Watch El Estoque's monthly recap video to stay up to date on scores, stats, and clips for football, boys water polo, girls water polo, girls volleyball and girls golf. ...