El Estoque

End of the line

End of the line

Michelle Wong and Aditi Gnanasekar

May 25, 2018


Filed under Baseball, SPORTS, Spring Sports

Editor's note: Although Anthony Moll is on the El Estoque staff, he has been included in this story in order to include all graduating seniors on the MVHS baseball team. From walk-on beginners to ten year veterans, the 2018 seniors all came into the MVHS baseball team with varying experiences, goals,...

Boys baseball: MVHS wins three consecutive games in three days

Boys baseball: MVHS wins three consecutive games in three days

Michelle Wong

April 2, 2018


Filed under Baseball, SPORTS, Spring Sports

Additional reporting by Sannidhi Menon and Himani Yalamaddi [su_dropcap style="flat" size="3"]T[/su_dropcap]hree consecutive games. Three consecutive wins. Last week, the MVHS baseball team played two games against Fremont HS and one non-league game against Mission San Jose HS. See below for two out of...

Boys baseball: MVHS falls to Saratoga HS in a 6-0 loss

Boys baseball: MVHS falls to Saratoga HS in a 6-0 loss

Chetana Ramaiyer

March 12, 2018


Filed under Baseball, SPORTS, Spring Sports

With many parents in the crowd, the MVHS Boys Baseball team walked off the field with their heads hanging low as they lost their first game of the season. The Matadors fell to Saratoga HS 6-0 on March 6. After SHS won the first inning by 2-0, MVHS was able to overcome the deficit over the next three...

Baseball: Final innings

Baseball: Final innings

Michelle Wong

May 16, 2017


Filed under Baseball, SPORTS, Spring Sports

[dropcap]I[/dropcap]t was uncertain whether or not the Matadors would be able to secure a senior night win before their game against Gunn HS, but a late rally in the bottom of the seventh inning helped give the Matadors the victory with a score of 4-3. On May 8, MVHS took on GHS at home for the seniors'...

Baseball: MVHS’ win against Fremont HS brings them a step closer to CCS

Baseball: MVHS’ win against Fremont HS brings them a step closer to CCS

Michelle Wong

May 8, 2017


Filed under Baseball, SPORTS, Spring Sports

[su_dropcap style="flat"]W[/su_dropcap]ith the hot sun beating down on them, the Matadors hit an astounding five runs during the fourth inning, helping them secure a win as they defeated Fremont HS on May 3 with a score of 7-5. Their current ranking at a three way tie for third place in the league meant...

Baseball: MVHS defeats Gunn HS 2-0 in shutout

Baseball: MVHS defeats Gunn HS 2-0 in shutout

Himani Yalamaddi

April 19, 2017


Filed under Baseball, SPORTS, Spring Sports

Written by Michelle Wong. After losing three straight games, the Matadors finally added a game to their win column, defeating Gunn HS 2-0 on April 19. Though GHS was able to get runners on base, senior Allen Iwamoto's strong pitching allowed him to throw a complete game shutout. Click through the phot...

Sports flash: Photos from MVHS athletics

Sports flash: Photos from MVHS athletics

Om Khandekar

April 17, 2017


Filed under Badminton, Baseball, Boys Volleyball, From the magazine, SPORTS, Track & Field

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Baseball: Matadors pull past Homestead HS with a late rally

Baseball: Matadors pull past Homestead HS with a late rally

Michelle Wong

April 13, 2017


Filed under Baseball, SPORTS, Spring Sports

Additional reporting by Himani Yalamaddi. [dropcap]W[/dropcap]ith consecutive hits by the Matadors allowing them to score point after point during the sixth inning, the relatively slow game culminated in an action packed inning that gave MVHS the victory. On March 27, a rally in the sixth inning b...

Liveblog: Boys baseball faces Santa Clara HS

Liveblog: Boys baseball faces Santa Clara HS

Michelle Wong

April 6, 2017


Filed under Baseball, SPORTS, Spring Sports

Follow the baseball game live as MVHS takes on Santa Clara Bruins in a home league game. // ...

Baseball: Team dominates Cupertino HS in 8-4 win

Baseball: Team dominates Cupertino HS in 8-4 win

Michelle Wong

March 30, 2017


Filed under Baseball, SPORTS, Spring Sports

On March 21, tensions were high as the Matadors finally faced their long-anticipated opponent, Cupertino HS. After their win against Lynbrook HS on March 16, MVHS awaited their game against their rival CHS, which the team believed would be a much more difficult opponent. What began as a strong start by...

Baseball: First home league game against Lynbrook HS ends in a 4-3 victory

Baseball: First home league game against Lynbrook HS ends in a 4-3 victory

Himani Yalamaddi

March 21, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Game Reviews, SPORTS, Spring Sports

Additional reporting by Om Khandekar. [su_dropcap style="flat" size="5"]T[/su_dropcap]eachers and staff members sporting gray jerseys dotted the bleachers during MVHS baseball's first home league game of the season against Lynbrook HS on March 16. Math teacher Martin Jennings was one of them, chosen b...

Take it from the players: MVHS varsity baseball players’ thoughts against Prospect HS

Take it from the players: MVHS varsity baseball players’ thoughts against Prospect HS

Om Khandekar

March 13, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Game Reviews, SPORTS

[dropcap]T[/dropcap]o the fans, MVHS’ game against Prospect HS seemed like just another game under a Thursday afternoon blue sky on the MVHS sports field. On the diamond though, the players can testify that there’s much more thought and action going into playing the game and representing MVHS as a...