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Track and Field: First home meet on new field leads to loss against Cupertino High School

Track and Field: First home meet on new field leads to loss against Cupertino High School

AlexaTheaSuarez

March 19, 2013


Filed under SPORTS, Spring Sports, Track & Field

In the first meet to be held on MVHS’s own track field since its recent renovation, the Matadors competed against Cupertino High School on Mar. 14. Although the competition was close and both teams ran impressive races, the points accumulated at the end of the day confirmed that Cupertino High School ...

Olympic discus gold medalist speaks to track team

Olympic discus gold medalist speaks to track team

Emma Courtright

March 26, 2012


Filed under SPORTS, Sports, Track & Field

March 20 was a unique day for the MVHS track team. Instead of starting with practice the team met in the staff lounge at Kennedy Middle School and listened as Stephanie Brown Trafton, the Olympic gold medalist for women’s discus in the 2008 Beijing Olympics, spoke to them about her accomplishment...

Olympic athlete Erica McClain to coach track team

Olympic athlete Erica McClain to coach track team

Kevin Tsukii

February 1, 2012


Filed under SPORTS, Spring Sports, Track & Field

  Starting spring 2012, Olympic athlete Erica McClain will be coaching the triple jump and long jump for the MVHS track and field team while simultaneously training to qualify for the 2012 Olympic team. McClain graduated from Stanford University in 2008 and was a member of the 2008 U...