El Estoque

Photo gallery: Boys basketball defeated by San Lorenzo Valley HS

Photo gallery: Boys basketball defeated by San Lorenzo Valley HS

Aditya Pimplaskar

December 9, 2016


Filed under Boys Basketball, SPORTS, Winter Sports

As the Matadors warmed up on their half of the court on the evening of Dec. 6, the San Lorenzo Valley HS Cougars stood tall on the other side. The Matadors found themselves undersized and undermanned compared to the Cougars. From the get-go, SLVHS found their rhythm and were successful in getting to...

One-on-one with senior Ron Talmor

One-on-one with senior Ron Talmor

Becca Zheng

December 7, 2016


Filed under Boys Basketball, Sports, Sports Digital, Winter Sports

[su_dropcap style="flat"]I[/su_dropcap]n our print magazine, three of our staff writers trained under the guidance of winter sports athletes. But what happens when a staff member takes on an athlete at their own sport? Senior Ron Talmor took on not one, but two of our own, at a game of pickup basketball....

Liveblog: Boys basketball takes on San Lorenzo Valley HS

Liveblog: Boys basketball takes on San Lorenzo Valley HS

Aditya Pimplaskar

December 6, 2016


Filed under Boys Basketball, SPORTS, Winter Sports

Follow the game live as MVHS faces off against the San Lorenzo Valley Cougars in a preseason home game. (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'));...

Taking a walk with the new face of MVHS basketball

Taking a walk with the new face of MVHS basketball

Rana Aghababazadeh

November 22, 2016


Filed under Boys Basketball, SPORTS, Sports Features, Winter Sports

[dropcap]A[/dropcap]s the field hockey players rack their hockey sticks and the football players hang up their helmets, winter sports begin their four-month long seasons. Former boys basketball coach Clay Stiver stepped down this year as he said he decided to put more time into his college classes, ...

Highlight video: 2016 intramural basketball semifinals and finals

Highlight video: 2016 intramural basketball semifinals and finals

Pranav Iyer

May 10, 2016


Filed under Boys Basketball, Girls Basketball, SPORTS

Every year, basketball players and fans across the school await the intramural basketball tournament. And each year it lives up to its potential, with ankle breakers, blood baths and buzzer-beating finishes. What was a 16-team field was cut to four teams in just two days of play. Relive the memories of ...

A look back: Two games that played big roles in boys basketball’s season

A look back: Two games that played big roles in boys basketball’s season

Pranav Iyer

March 12, 2016


Filed under Boys Basketball, SPORTS, Winter Sports

Now that basketball season is over, take a look back at two games that shaped played a key part in the Matadors season. On Feb. 3, the Matadors entered the Mountain View HS Spartan’s territory with a 4-2 league record as they hoped to continue their league championship quest. Throughout the game...

Boys basketball: Senior recognition

Boys basketball: Senior recognition

Aditya Pimplaskar

March 11, 2016


Filed under Boys Basketball, SPORTS, Winter Sports

Boys basketball: Senior Night by Aditya Pimplaskar on Exposure...

Live blog: Boys basketball CCS Round 1 vs. Carlmont

Live blog: Boys basketball CCS Round 1 vs. Carlmont

Kalpana Gopalkrishnan

February 23, 2016


Filed under Boys Basketball, SPORTS, Winter Sports

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Liveblog: Boys basketball vs. Saratoga HS

Liveblog: Boys basketball vs. Saratoga HS

Aditya Pimplaskar

February 19, 2016


Filed under Boys Basketball, SPORTS, Winter Sports

Follow the game live as the boys basketball team takes on Saratoga HS in the senior game. // ...

Highlight Reel: Pioneers shutdown the Matadors to win rivalry series

Highlight Reel: Pioneers shutdown the Matadors to win rivalry series

Pranav Iyer

February 14, 2016


Filed under Boys Basketball, SPORTS, Winter Sports

On Friday, Feb. 12, the boys basketball team took on the Cupertino Pioneers for the second time this season, hoping to keep their league championship hopes alive. After a nail-biting two point loss last go around, the players, coaches and fans from both sides expected another tightly contested matchup....

Live Broadcast: Basketball quad game vs Lynbrook HS

Live Broadcast: Basketball quad game vs Lynbrook HS

Pranav Iyer

February 5, 2016


Filed under Boys Basketball, Girls Basketball, SPORTS, Winter Sports

Both the boys and girls teams will be facing off against each other for the second time this season. The broadcast will start at 6:15 p.m.

A look back: Quad game vs Lynbrook HS on Jan. 15

A look back: Quad game vs Lynbrook HS on Jan. 15

Pranav Iyer

February 5, 2016


Filed under Boys Basketball, Girls Basketball, SPORTS, Winter Sports

On Friday Feb. 5th the Matadors will take on the Lynbrook Vikings for the second time this season. Before that, take a look back at a very memorable and nail biting night when the boys and girls teams first faced off on Jan. 15. ...