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Liveblog: Boys basketball takes on Burlingame HS

Liveblog: Boys basketball takes on Burlingame HS

Aditya Pimplaskar

December 3, 2015


Filed under Boys Basketball, SPORTS, Winter Sports

Follow the preseason game between the Matadors and Burlingame HS live. (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 basketball: Matadors senior night ceremony and game highlights

Boys basketball: Matadors senior night ceremony and game highlights

Pranav Iyer

March 1, 2015


Filed under Boys Basketball, SPORTS, Winter Sports

The Matadors lost to their rival, the Cupertino High School Pioneers on Jan. 20, 51-35. The leader scorer of the game was the Pioneers' Ajaypal Singh with 21 points on 10-of-16 shooting. The Matadors were knocked out of playoff contention with the loss, finishing the season 8-16 overall and 5-7 in league. ...

Boys basketball: Matadors blown out by rivals on Senior Night

Boys basketball: Matadors blown out by rivals on Senior Night

Aditya Pimplaskar

February 21, 2015


Filed under Boys Basketball, SPORTS, Winter Sports

Two rival teams with identical records faced off, with their CCS hopes on the line. In the final game before playoffs, the Matadors took on the Cupertino Pioneers on Feb. 20. MVHS held their senior recognition ceremony prior to the game. As it potentially was the seniors’ final game, they entered looking...

Boys basketball: Team falls to Saratoga Falcons

Boys basketball: Team falls to Saratoga Falcons

Aditya Pimplaskar

February 18, 2015


Filed under Boys Basketball, SPORTS, Winter Sports

A silence fell over the crowd as the announcer read off the names of the Matadors’ starting lineup. Just as he said the word “Falcons”, the crowd erupted, coating the entire row of bleachers in red. Fresh off of the excitement of their senior night ceremony, the Falcons came out strong, taking...

Matadors blown out by Gunn High School 69-38

Matadors blown out by Gunn High School 69-38

Pranav Iyer

February 17, 2015


Filed under Boys Basketball, SPORTS, Winter Sports

Before last Tuesday, the Matadors sat in third place in the El Camino League, with an 8-12 overall record and a 5-5 league record. They were right on the bubble of the CCS Division 1 playoff picture and they knew that getting a win in their next game would be big for them. They would need to win at least...

Purple and Gold Pride: Basketball quad night at Lynbrook HS

Purple and Gold Pride: Basketball quad night at Lynbrook HS

Malini Ramaiyer

February 7, 2015


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

While the rain poured outside, students continued to file in for LHS's first quad night on Feb. 6. Soaking, they walked carefully so they wouldn't slip on the gym floor. The janitors were on stand-by with towels in hand to run on to the court and dry wet spots. The Vikings' student section fille...

Basketball faces Lynbrook HS

Basketball faces Lynbrook HS

Alina Abidi

February 6, 2015


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

At 6:15 p.m., girls basketball will take on the Lynbrook Vikings. The boys will tackle them an hour and a half later. Tune in to see a live broadcast of both games. Check the feed immediately below for the live coverage. Check the video below that for highlights from the games. Due to technical difficulties,...

Boys basketball: Matadors run past Mountain View High School

Boys basketball: Matadors run past Mountain View High School

Pranav Iyer

February 5, 2015


Filed under Boys Basketball, SPORTS, Winter Sports

On the opening tip of the boys basketball game against Mountain View HS on Feb 3., the ball bounced to Senior Casey Parsay. He caught the ball and easily scored the first bucket of the game. In just those four seconds, the Matadors gained their first lead and from then on they never looked back. ...

Live Broadcast: Boys Basketball vs. Saratoga HS

Live Broadcast: Boys Basketball vs. Saratoga HS

Pranav Iyer

January 27, 2015


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

The Matadors take on the Saratoga Falcons on Jan. 27. Broadcasting begins at 7:00 p.m.  

Game GIFs: Boys and girls basketball face league rivals

Game GIFs: Boys and girls basketball face league rivals

Malini Ramaiyer

January 19, 2015


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

Boys and girls basketball teams competed on Jan. 16 a week after Basketball Opening Night against league rivals Lynbrook Vikings. The MVHS teams triumphed, with the boys winning 53-36 and the girls 55-31. Boys basketball MVHS students piled into the gym to watch yet another intense basketball match...

Purple and gold pride: Basketball vs. Lynbrook HS

Purple and gold pride: Basketball vs. Lynbrook HS

Alina Abidi

January 17, 2015


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

On Jan. 16, boys and girls varsity basketball faced Lynbrook HS. Both teams won. The undefeated boys beat LHS 52-36 and the girls ended the game with a similar lead of 55-37. Hover over the images below to learn about some of the attendees of the night's games. Photos by Malini Ramaiyer ...

Boys basketball: Matadors survive at the buzzer against Santa Clara High School

Boys basketball: Matadors survive at the buzzer against Santa Clara High School

Pranav Iyer

January 11, 2015


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

Story by Pranav Iyer and Aditya Pimplaskar. Cheering fans piled into the gym, packing the stands on the night of Jan. 9 as the Matadors took on the Santa Clara Bruins. For the first time all season, home court advantage actually had a significant impact for the Matadors, giving them the much needed e...