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Live Broadcast: Boys basketball vs Homestead HS

Live Broadcast: Boys basketball vs Homestead HS

Pranav Iyer

January 27, 2016


Filed under Boys Basketball, SPORTS, Winter Sports

The Matadors (9-8, 3-2) take on the (5-10 ,1-2) Mustangs on their quest for a league championship. The broadcast will start around 7:00 pm.

Liveblog: Boys basketball at Santa Clara HS

Liveblog: Boys basketball at Santa Clara HS

Pranav Iyer

January 20, 2016


Filed under Boys Basketball, SPORTS, Winter Sports

Follow the game live as the Matadors take on Santa Clara HS in a league matchup. Liveblog by Pranav Iyer (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'));...

Liveblog: Quad game vs. Lynbrook HS

Liveblog: Quad game vs. Lynbrook HS

Aditya Pimplaskar

January 15, 2016


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

Follow the boys and girls games live as both teams face the LHS Vikings.   Liveblog by Kalpana Gopalkrishnan, Tal Marom and Aditya Pimplaskar // // ...

Live Broadcast and Photo Gallery: Boys basketball vs Mountain View HS

Live Broadcast and Photo Gallery: Boys basketball vs Mountain View HS

Pranav Iyer

January 13, 2016


Filed under Boys Basketball, SPORTS, Winter Sports

The Matadors hosted the Mountain View HS Spartans for their league home opener on Jan. 13. Monta Vista pulled ahead in the first half, but the Spartans gained momentum in the third to create a deadlock. The Matadors pulled away in the final minutes to win the game 44-39, advancing their undefeated league...

Boys basketball: Matadors hang on at the buzzer against Saratoga HS

Boys basketball: Matadors hang on at the buzzer against Saratoga HS

Aditya Pimplaskar

January 11, 2016


Filed under Boys Basketball, Game Reviews, SPORTS, Winter Sports

3.4 seconds remained. A long MVHS pass was picked off by SHS. With time slipping away, the Falcons pulled up yet another deep three pointer, in hopes of winning the game. The shot, which was perfectly on line, bounced off the rim and the MVHS bench erupted. Video by Pranav Iyer On Jan. 6, under the...

Boys basketball: Matadors finish 2-1 in annual Holiday Tournament

Boys basketball: Matadors finish 2-1 in annual Holiday Tournament

Pranav Iyer

January 9, 2016


Filed under Boys Basketball, SPORTS, Winter Sports

Dec. 29: Game 1 The Matadors had won three of their last four game and were finding their groove as they entered the Monta Vista Holiday Tournament. Coming in with a 4-5 record they had one glaring problem. That problem was their inability to play consistently all four quarters, which played a big fa...

Highlight Reel: Boys basketball hangs on to defeat the Harker Eagles

Highlight Reel: Boys basketball hangs on to defeat the Harker Eagles

Pranav Iyer

December 29, 2015


Filed under Boys Basketball, SPORTS, Winter Sports

The Matadors came out victorious, 56-50, against the Harker Eagles on Dec. 19. They were led by senior Andrew Ding who had 18 points, 10 rebounds, and 5 steals. Watch the video below to see highlights from the game. ...

Highlight Reel: Boys basketball blows by Mt. Diablo HS

Highlight Reel: Boys basketball blows by Mt. Diablo HS

Pranav Iyer

December 22, 2015


Filed under Boys Basketball, SPORTS, Winter Sports

The Matadors looked to rebound against Mt. Diablo HS on Dec. 11 after losing in heart breaking fashion to Prospect HS just the day before. They did just that, as their offense dominated throughout the game. Because of their size advantage, they were able to get numerous second chance opportunities and...

Liveblog: Boys basketball vs. The Harker School

Liveblog: Boys basketball vs. The Harker School

Aditya Pimplaskar

December 19, 2015


Filed under Boys Basketball, SPORTS, Winter Sports

Follow the game live as MVHS takes on the Harker Eagles in a preseason matchup. Live-blogged by Kalpana Gopalkrishnan and Aditya Pimplaskar. // ...

Liveblog: MVHS takes on Mount Diablo HS in preseason matchup

Liveblog: MVHS takes on Mount Diablo HS in preseason matchup

Aditya Pimplaskar

December 11, 2015


Filed under Boys Basketball, SPORTS, Winter Sports

Follow the game live as MVHS goes up against Mt. Diablo HS. // ...

Boys basketball: Matadors fall to 0-2 after losses to Burlingame HS and Oak Grove HS

Boys basketball: Matadors fall to 0-2 after losses to Burlingame HS and Oak Grove HS

Pranav Iyer

December 8, 2015


Filed under Boys Basketball, SPORTS, Winter Sports

Dec. 3: Game 1 Story by Pranav Iyer and Aditya Pimplaskar.  “They were playing five on nothing,” coach Clay Stiver said. “It’s easy to get shots when nobody’s guarding you. We just didn’t put the pressure on. They got anything they wanted to get.” The boys basketball team was ...

Boys basketball: Familiar faces, new expectations

Boys basketball: Familiar faces, new expectations

Pranav Iyer

December 3, 2015


Filed under Boys Basketball, SPORTS, Sports Editor's Picks, Winter Sports

An 8-16 record. A fifth place league finish. One win away from a CCS playoff berth. These are marks that the MVHS boys’ basketball team do not want to repeat. This year, Coach Clay Stiver and the rest of the team have new expectations on their mind. “I know they’d like to win league,” Stiver...