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Boys basketball: Fourth place finish at Lynbrook Invitational

Boys basketball: Fourth place finish at Lynbrook Invitational

Dickson Tsai

December 12, 2011


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

After gaining the consolation championship at the Westmont Tournament, the Matadors entered the Lynbrook Invitational from Dec. 8 to Dec. 10 with a 2-1 record. Despite a strong defensive performance in a 39-35 win over Sobrato High School in the first round, the defense collapsed in the second quarter in their losses ...

Wrestling: Third place at Dec. 10 Fremont tournament

Wrestling: Third place at Dec. 10 Fremont tournament

Howard Lee

December 11, 2011


Filed under Game Reviews, SPORTS, Winter Sports, Wrestling

On Dec. 10, the varsity wrestling team participated in the all-day Webber Lawson Memorial Tournament held at Fremont High School. Overall, the team placed third among twenty-three teams with wrestlers placing second, third and fourth in their divisions. The tournament operated in a round robin...

Girls basketball: Matadors fall to Cougars after early lead

Girls basketball: Matadors fall to Cougars after early lead

Rachel Lu

December 10, 2011


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

Coming off a strong win against Yerba Buena, the Matadors went up against the Newark Memorial High School Cougars in round two of the Monta Vista Invitational Tournament. The Cougars had beaten the Matadors just a few days earlier, but came back to beat them again 27-38 on Dec. 9. The stellar defense and strong drives to ...

LIVE Boys basketball: MVHS—Lynbrook

LIVE Boys basketball: MVHS—Lynbrook

Dickson Tsai

December 9, 2011


Filed under Boys Basketball, SPORTS, Winter Sports

After a 39-35 win over Sobrato High School, the Matadors will play against Lynbrook at the Vikings' home court at 8 p.m in the semifinal round of the Lynbrook Invitational. Live coverage will begin at 7:45 p.m. ...

Girls basketball Alumni game

Girls basketball Alumni game

Nellie Brosnan

November 30, 2011


Filed under Game Reviews, Girls Basketball, SPORTS, Uncategorized, Winter Sports

The girls varsity basketball team battled it out against alumni players at the annual alumni game on Nov. 26. But even with strong defense and fierce competition, the Matadors did not triumph over the alumni. In the first quarter, the girls could not take hold of the game, allowing ...

Head coach of basketball Mani Messy resigns

Head coach of basketball Mani Messy resigns

Kevin Tsukii

August 31, 2011


Filed under Boys Basketball, SPORTS, Top Headlines, Winter Sports

In an email sent out to the varsity and JV basketball teams on Aug. 31, head basketball coach Mani Messy announced that he would be leaving his position at MVHS. At a meeting last friday in the field house, Messy mentioned that he had another job opportunity lined up that he would confirm later ...