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Boys volleyball: Team defeats Los Altos HS in senior night game

Boys volleyball: Team defeats Los Altos HS in senior night game

Roshan Fernandez

May 6, 2017


Filed under Boys Volleyball, SPORTS, Spring Sports

[dropcap]U[/dropcap]p against a Los Altos HS team with a 2-10 league record, the Matadors came into their senior night game feeling confident of a win. After a brief ceremony for seniors Prathik Rao and Yash Hegde, MVHS took the court and the players seemed laid back, all smiling and sharing jokes. “I...

Boys volleyball: Team’s loss to Deer Valley HS in NorCals semifinals ends season

Boys volleyball: Team’s loss to Deer Valley HS in NorCals semifinals ends season

Malini Ramaiyer

May 31, 2015


Filed under Boys Volleyball, Main slider, SPORTS, Spring Sports

Photos by Aditya Pimplaskar and Christine Liang. [dropcap]S[/dropcap]even seniors and four years of volleyball makes one heck of a team. The kind of team that wins a lot, that laughs at themselves on the court, that makes history. On Mar. 11, they beat Mountain View High School for the first time ...

Live blog: Boys volleyball vs. Deer Valley HS

Live blog: Boys volleyball vs. Deer Valley HS

Malini Ramaiyer

May 28, 2015


Filed under Boys Volleyball, SPORTS, Spring Sports

The boys volleyball team advances to the NorCals semifinals against Deer Valley High School today at 7 p.m. Click below to keep up with the team's last home game of the year. (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'));...

Live blog: Boys volleyball vs. St. Francis HS for CCS championship

Live blog: Boys volleyball vs. St. Francis HS for CCS championship

Malini Ramaiyer

May 19, 2015


Filed under Boys Volleyball, SPORTS, Sports Editor's Picks, Spring Sports

The boys volleyball team will face St. Francis High School for the CCS championship at Independence High School. The game will begin at 7:30 p.m. on May 19. Keep up with the match with the live coverage below. (function(d, s, id) {var js,ijs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(d.getElementById(id)...

Boys volleyball: Matadors conquer the Los Gatos Wildcats 3-2 in CCS semifinals

Boys volleyball: Matadors conquer the Los Gatos Wildcats 3-2 in CCS semifinals

Malini Ramaiyer

May 17, 2015


Filed under Boys Volleyball, Editor's Picks, Main slider, SPORTS, Sports Editor's Picks, Spring Sports

Additional reporting, photos and videos by Aditya Pimplaskar [dropcap]W[/dropcap]hat happens when you take two co-champions and put them in a CCS semifinals match? You may see the higher seeded team triumph, like Los Gatos High School did for their first league game against MVHS on Apr. 1. There is also a possibility that you’d see an upset with the lower seeded team winning, like MVHS did in their second league game against LGHS on Apr. 29. Or perhaps, you’d see the...

Game highlights: Boys volleyball defeats Los Gatos High School in a close match

Game highlights: Boys volleyball defeats Los Gatos High School in a close match

Malini Ramaiyer

May 3, 2015


Filed under Boys Volleyball, SPORTS, Spring Sports

[dropcap]T[/dropcap]he boys volleyball team’s league record was 9-1 before the game, and their one loss of the season was a 3-1 against Los Gatos High School on Apr. 1. So on Apr. 29, the Matadors were ready to defeat the Wildcats at home. For the boys volleyball team, which is used to dominat...

Game GIFs: Boys volleyball dominates against Homestead High School

Game GIFs: Boys volleyball dominates against Homestead High School

Malini Ramaiyer

April 11, 2015


Filed under Boys Volleyball, SPORTS, Spring Sports

The boys volleyball team has a season record of 21-2 and a league record of 7-1. They won 15 of those 21 games in straight sets, so their win against Homestead High School on Wednesday April 8 was not a surprising one but neither was their streak of careless mistakes in their last set. The Matadors are...

Boys volleyball: Team beats Harker Eagles in straight sets

Boys volleyball: Team beats Harker Eagles in straight sets

Malini Ramaiyer

March 17, 2015


Filed under Boys Volleyball, SPORTS, Spring Sports

Photos by Justin Kim. [dropcap]T[/dropcap]hey placed first at the Leland Tournament on March 8, defeated Mountain View High School 3-0(25-17, 25-19, 25-21) on March 11 and even won the Deer Valley Tournament on March 15. But on March 16, in the third set of the game, the Matadors found themselves down ...

Game of the Week: CCS Boys Volleyball vs Bellarmine

Alina Abidi

May 15, 2014


Filed under Boys Volleyball, Game of the Week, SPORTS, Spring Sports

Boys Volleyball will face Bellarmine Collage Preparatory at 7:00 p.m in the CCS quarterfinals. MVHS is currently seeded in 4th place with a record of 28-5, while BCP is in 5th with a record of 25-8. ...

No cuts, all glory

No cuts, all glory

Yashashree Pisolkar

March 13, 2014


Filed under From the magazine, Sports

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Boys volleyball: Matadors win 3-0 against Lynbrook

Boys volleyball: Matadors win 3-0 against Lynbrook

Joyce Varma

March 23, 2013


Filed under Boys Volleyball, Game Reviews, SPORTS, Spring Sports, Uncategorized

The ball flew into the air off senior Derrick Chiu‘s set to junior Ryan Manley for a spike to begin the third set. The Vikings were unable to anticipate the attack and blocked it out, much like they had for most of the MVHS boys volleyball game against Lynbrook on March 15. Manley’s attack was ...