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Boys volleyball: Team’s loss to Deer Valley HS in NorCals semifinals ends season

Boys volleyball: Team’s loss to Deer Valley HS in NorCals semifinals ends season

Malini Ramaiyer

May 31, 2015


Filed under Boys Volleyball, Main slider, SPORTS, Spring Sports

Photos by Aditya Pimplaskar and Christine Liang. [dropcap]S[/dropcap]even seniors and four years of volleyball makes one heck of a team. The kind of team that wins a lot, that laughs at themselves on the court, that makes history. On Mar. 11, they beat Mountain View High School for the first time ...

Live blog: Boys volleyball vs. Deer Valley HS

Live blog: Boys volleyball vs. Deer Valley HS

Malini Ramaiyer

May 28, 2015


Filed under Boys Volleyball, SPORTS, Spring Sports

The boys volleyball team advances to the NorCals semifinals against Deer Valley High School today at 7 p.m. Click below to keep up with the team's last home game of the year. (function(d, s, id) {var js,ijs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(d.getElementById(id))return;js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="//embed.scribblelive.com/widgets/embed.js";ijs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, ijs);}(document, 'script', 'scrbbl-js'));...

Live Blog: Boys volleyball vs. Washington HS in first round of NorCals

Live Blog: Boys volleyball vs. Washington HS in first round of NorCals

Aditya Pimplaskar

May 26, 2015


Filed under Boys Volleyball, SPORTS, Spring Sports

The #2 seed boys volleyball team will face the #7 seed, Washington HS in the first round of the NorCal championship tournament at MVHS. The match will begin at 7 p.m. on May 26. Follow the game with the live coverage below. // ...

Boys volleyball: Team defeated in CCS championship game

Boys volleyball: Team defeated in CCS championship game

Malini Ramaiyer

May 20, 2015


Filed under Boys Volleyball, SPORTS, Spring Sports

Photos by Aditya Pimplaskar and Pranav Iyer. [dropcap]A[/dropcap] team in the CCS championship match doesn’t lack essential skill. They have to be able to pass, to set, to kill, to serve — they can get the ball over the net. The boys volleyball team can get the ball over and much more. They had...

Live blog: Boys volleyball vs. St. Francis HS for CCS championship

Live blog: Boys volleyball vs. St. Francis HS for CCS championship

Malini Ramaiyer

May 19, 2015


Filed under Boys Volleyball, SPORTS, Sports Editor's Picks, Spring Sports

The boys volleyball team will face St. Francis High School for the CCS championship at Independence High School. The game will begin at 7:30 p.m. on May 19. Keep up with the match with the live coverage below. (function(d, s, id) {var js,ijs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(d.getElementById(id)...

Boys volleyball: Matadors conquer the Los Gatos Wildcats 3-2 in CCS semifinals

Boys volleyball: Matadors conquer the Los Gatos Wildcats 3-2 in CCS semifinals

Malini Ramaiyer

May 17, 2015


Filed under Boys Volleyball, Editor's Picks, Main slider, SPORTS, Sports Editor's Picks, Spring Sports

Additional reporting, photos and videos by Aditya Pimplaskar [dropcap]W[/dropcap]hat happens when you take two co-champions and put them in a CCS semifinals match? You may see the higher seeded team triumph, like Los Gatos High School did for their first league game against MVHS on Apr. 1. There is also a possibility that you’d see an upset with the lower seeded team winning, like MVHS did in their second league game against LGHS on Apr. 29. Or perhaps, you’d see the...

Boys volleyball: Matadors defeat Willow Glen HS in CCS quarterfinals

Boys volleyball: Matadors defeat Willow Glen HS in CCS quarterfinals

Malini Ramaiyer

May 15, 2015


Filed under Boys Volleyball, SPORTS, Spring Sports

Photos by Aditya Pimplaskar and Christine Liang. [dropcap]I[/dropcap]t all came down to the math. The team with a league record of 11-1 played against the team with a record of 6-4. One was seeded at three and the other at six — the numbers told the story. These numbers dictated that MVHS would win ...

Live blog: Boys volleyball vs. Willow Glen High School

Live blog: Boys volleyball vs. Willow Glen High School

Aditya Pimplaskar

May 14, 2015


Filed under Boys Volleyball, SPORTS, Spring Sports

After earning the title of league co-champions, the Matadors faced the Willow Glen Rams on May 14 at 7 p.m. They won the match 3-0 (25-15, 25-18, 25-23). (function(d, s, id) {var js,ijs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(d.getElementById(id))return;js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="//embed.scribblelive.com/widgets/embed.js";ijs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, ijs);}(document, 'script', 'scrbbl-js'));...

Boys volleyball: Matadors take a break to celebrate senior night

Boys volleyball: Matadors take a break to celebrate senior night

Malini Ramaiyer

May 13, 2015


Filed under Boys Volleyball, SPORTS, Spring Sports

The boys volleyball senior game took place against Lynbrook High School on May 7 and the team dominated, winning 3-1 and making them league co-champions. Before this predictable victory for the consistently successful team, the Matadors stopped to celebrate their seniors before the game. Click below ...

Live blog: Boys volleyball vs. Lynbrook High School

Live blog: Boys volleyball vs. Lynbrook High School

Malini Ramaiyer

May 7, 2015


Filed under Boys Volleyball, SPORTS

Keep up with this coverage of boys volleyball's senior night against Lynbrook High School. (function(d, s, id) {var js,ijs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(d.getElementById(id))return;js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="//embed.scribblelive.com/widgets/embed.js";ijs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, ijs);}(document, 'script', 'scrbbl-js'));...

Game highlights: Boys volleyball defeats Los Gatos High School in a close match

Game highlights: Boys volleyball defeats Los Gatos High School in a close match

Malini Ramaiyer

May 3, 2015


Filed under Boys Volleyball, SPORTS, Spring Sports

[dropcap]T[/dropcap]he boys volleyball team’s league record was 9-1 before the game, and their one loss of the season was a 3-1 against Los Gatos High School on Apr. 1. So on Apr. 29, the Matadors were ready to defeat the Wildcats at home. For the boys volleyball team, which is used to dominat...

Game GIFs: Boys volleyball dominates against Homestead High School

Game GIFs: Boys volleyball dominates against Homestead High School

Malini Ramaiyer

April 11, 2015


Filed under Boys Volleyball, SPORTS, Spring Sports

The boys volleyball team has a season record of 21-2 and a league record of 7-1. They won 15 of those 21 games in straight sets, so their win against Homestead High School on Wednesday April 8 was not a surprising one but neither was their streak of careless mistakes in their last set. The Matadors are...