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Flying Solo: Senior Meg Niu represents MVHS golf at CCS

Flying Solo: Senior Meg Niu represents MVHS golf at CCS

Aditya Dash

November 14, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

[su_dropcap]A[/su_dropcap]t age seven, Meg Niu could be spotted next to her father on the  golf course holding her very own set of plastic golf clubs and pretending to be a golfer like her dad. She loved to play around with the clubs and swing at the ball, pretending to be a professional. With a passion...

Baseball: MVHS’ win against Fremont HS brings them a step closer to CCS

Baseball: MVHS’ win against Fremont HS brings them a step closer to CCS

Michelle Wong

May 8, 2017


Filed under Baseball, SPORTS, Spring Sports

[su_dropcap style="flat"]W[/su_dropcap]ith the hot sun beating down on them, the Matadors hit an astounding five runs during the fourth inning, helping them secure a win as they defeated Fremont HS on May 3 with a score of 7-5. Their current ranking at a three way tie for third place in the league meant...

A Wrestless day: A day in the life of a wrestler

A Wrestless day: A day in the life of a wrestler

Becca Zheng

March 1, 2017


Filed under SPORTS, Video, Wrestling

Their food has been digested, their weigh-ins are complete, and adrenaline pumps through their veins. The referee lays on his stomach, transitioning back and forth as the wrestlers struggle to pin each others shoulders to the mat. He blows the whistle and the match is over. The MVHS wrestling team c...

Boys Soccer: Tie between MVHS and Santa Clara HS

Boys Soccer: Tie between MVHS and Santa Clara HS

Becca Zheng

February 6, 2017


Filed under Boys Soccer, SPORTS, Winter Sports

On a rainy Thursday afternoon, with a broken scoreboard, the MVHS boys soccer team was gearing up to compete for a CCS birth. The Matadors needed a win against Santa Clara HS to remain in contention for a CCS berth. MVHS started the game off well, opening with a 1-0 lead. Senior Hidetoshi Yoshimura s...

A look back: Girls golf’s trip to CCS

A look back: Girls golf’s trip to CCS

Akshara Majjiga

December 9, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Golf, SPORTS

[dropcap]T[/dropcap]he first incongruity that both sophomore Tiffany Chen and junior Meg Niu noticed when they arrived in Rancho Cañada East Course in Carmel early in the morning on Nov. 1 was the giant scoreboard above the course. The board was adorned with papers with different names and scores, and...

Boys tennis: Matadors pummel Los Gatos HS in first round of CCS

Boys tennis: Matadors pummel Los Gatos HS in first round of CCS

Karen Ma

May 19, 2016


Filed under Boys Tennis, SPORTS, Spring Sports

[dropcap]I[/dropcap]t was May 9, day one of their CCS team tournament. One senior, one junior and eight sophomores played for the varsity boys’ tennis team and competed in seven events — four singles and three doubles entries against Los Gatos HS. Out of them, six emerged victorious, the remaini...

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...

Live blog: Boys volleyball vs. Willow Glen High School

Live blog: Boys volleyball vs. Willow Glen High School

Aditya Pimplaskar

May 14, 2015


Filed under Boys Volleyball, SPORTS, Spring Sports

After earning the title of league co-champions, the Matadors faced the Willow Glen Rams on May 14 at 7 p.m. They won the match 3-0 (25-15, 25-18, 25-23). (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'));...

Swimming: Senior meet brings together swimmers for CCS

Brian Fan

April 30, 2015


Filed under SPORTS, Swimming & Diving, Uncategorized

When swimmers first walked out onto the pool deck on April 24 to warm up for the meet, their eyes were drawn to the balloons bumping against the side fence and the colorful posters plastered on the wall under the scoreboard. Every year, these decorations commemorate the senior swimmers and their years...

Live Broadcast: Girls basketball vs. Alisal HS

Live Broadcast: Girls basketball vs. Alisal HS

Malini Ramaiyer

February 24, 2015


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

Girls basketball will compete in its first CCS match against Alisal High School on Feb. 24, tune in to the broadcast at 7 p.m. Due to technical difficulties, we've had to switch to a live blog. // ...