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Boys soccer: Smooth victory for Matadors over Milpitas High School

Boys soccer: Smooth victory for Matadors over Milpitas High School

Alaina Lui

February 13, 2013


Filed under Game Reviews, Girls Soccer, SPORTS, Winter Sports

The Matadors defeated the Trojans in a close game on Feb. 1 at home. The first half was a close battle between the two teams, with the Matadors scoring a goal in the closing minute to come out on top 2 to 1. The Matadors picked up their offensive game in the second half to put in another goal. “We had a really good solid game. Defense did pretty well...

Girls soccer: Lady Mats end three-game scoreless streak

Girls soccer: Lady Mats end three-game scoreless streak

Mihir Joshi

January 28, 2013


Filed under Game Reviews, Girls Soccer, SPORTS, Winter Sports

Strong play from the girls help halt losing streak The Lady Mats faced off against the Homestead Mustangs on Jan. 18, finishing with a score of 1-1 to end a three game scoring drought. Improved ball control and communication allowed MVHS to control the pace of play for the majority of the game. Earl...

Girls soccer: Third scoreless game in a row for Lady Mats

Girls soccer: Third scoreless game in a row for Lady Mats

Soumya Kurnool

January 15, 2013


Filed under Girls Soccer, Main slider, SPORTS, Winter Sports

Despite an aggressive start against Los Altos High School, MVHS lost 0-2. Read More »

Girls soccer: Win increases streak to four

Girls soccer: Win increases streak to four

Atharva Fulay

December 16, 2012


Filed under Game Reviews, Girls Soccer, SPORTS, Winter Sports

The girls soccer team won with a score of 1-0 against Sobrato High School on Dec. 8 at home due to dominant possession of the ball. The Matadors were also short of players, having only 14 instead of the regular 19 due to sickness, injury and schedule conflicts on the Saturday morning match. ...

Girls soccer: Matadors take 3-0 win over Leigh High School

Girls soccer: Matadors take 3-0 win over Leigh High School

Joyce Varma

December 9, 2012


Filed under Girls Soccer, SPORTS, Winter Sports

The Lady Mats played Leigh High School on Dec. 6 and secured another home victory with a final score of 3-0. Improved communication and anticipation of the ball helped MVHS score three goals and intercept countless passes from the Longhorns. The Matadors scored their first goal near the middle of the...

GIRLS SOCCER: Preseason opener ends in 1-1 tie

GIRLS SOCCER: Preseason opener ends in 1-1 tie

Soumya Kurnool

November 28, 2012


Filed under Game Reviews, Girls Soccer, Main slider, SPORTS, Winter Sports

Matadors overcome communication problems in first half to tie Scotts Valley High School Read More »...

Girls soccer CCS: Matadors end season against Carlmont

Girls soccer CCS: Matadors end season against Carlmont

Yaamini Venkataraman

February 27, 2012


Filed under Game Reviews, Girls Soccer, SPORTS, Winter Sports

The Lady Matadors stepped out of their characteristically warm and breezy playing environment into the bitter wind in Pacifica at Terra Nova High School on Saturday Feb. 25. Despite the change, the Matadors proved that no difference in weather could affect their ambitious winning spirit. Goin...

Girls soccer CCS: Matadors clinch 1-0 victory in playoffs

Girls soccer CCS: Matadors clinch 1-0 victory in playoffs

Yaamini Venkataraman

February 23, 2012


Filed under Game Reviews, Girls Soccer, SPORTS, Winter Sports

The Lady Mats (11-4-6) played their way into the CCS quarterfinals after a 1-0 win against Lincoln High School (11-5-0) on Feb. 21. The game marks the team’s fifth shutout in a row, and its ninth straight undefeated game (6-0-3). Despite passive play with one-touches and ineffective passing in t...

Girls soccer: Senior Night shutout adds to undefeated streak

Girls soccer: Senior Night shutout adds to undefeated streak

Yaamini Venkataraman

February 21, 2012


Filed under Game Reviews, Girls Soccer, SPORTS, Winter Sports

The day of their senior game, seniors Hannah DeBaets and Sophia Tiene thought they would not be able to play. However, coach Alan Kute had something else in mind. Kute arranged for a special start, allowing DeBaets, injured during the Feb. 8 match against Mountain View High School, and Tiene, injur...

Girls soccer: Mountain View game brings second tie in a row

Girls soccer: Mountain View game brings second tie in a row

Yaamini Venkataraman

February 9, 2012


Filed under Game Reviews, Girls Soccer, SPORTS, Winter Sports

With CCS playoffs drawing closer, the Matadors faced Mountain View High School, the top-ranked team in the league, on Feb. 8. Mountain View had beaten MVHS in CCS last year in the quarterfinals. “I’d love to knock them out of first place,” assistant coach Greg Wendschlag said to the gir...