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Math teacher Colin Anderson suffered a minor heart attack

Math teacher Colin Anderson suffered a minor heart attack

Gauri Kaushik

December 1, 2017


Filed under Around Campus, NEWS

[dropcap]O[/dropcap]n November 29, math teacher and volleyball coach Colin Anderson was visiting a chiropractor for a back pain he had been experiencing for about a week when he suddenly broke into a sweat and began to feel a pain throughout his body. Anderson drove himself to urgent care and it was...

Girls volleyball: Team loses all sets against Los Altos HS

Girls volleyball: Team loses all sets against Los Altos HS

Roshan Fernandez

September 26, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Volleyball, SPORTS

Additional reporting by Gauri Kaushik. [dropcap]E[/dropcap]ach time the Los Altos HS team scored a point, the players on the LAHS team bench sprang up out of their seats in unison and repeated one of various team cheers. “How high is the net? Too high,” the players yelled in response. Throughout the game...

Taking their time: Freshmen deal with less playing time on varsity volleyball

Taking their time: Freshmen deal with less playing time on varsity volleyball

Maggie McCormick

September 4, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Volleyball, SPORTS

[dropcap]A[/dropcap]fter changing into spandex and strapping up their knee pads, the MVHS girls varsity volleyball team warm up and then begin passing in pairs. As practice begins, some girls have the familiar routine embedded in their minds and bodies after playing more than three years on the varsity...

Girls volleyball: Team takes win from Homestead HS

Girls volleyball: Team takes win from Homestead HS

Roshan Fernandez

October 13, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Volleyball, SPORTS

[dropcap]C[/dropcap]oming off a rough 3-0 loss the previous week against Los Altos HS, the Matadors felt pumped and ready to avenge their record. They entered their league game against Homestead HS on Oct. 4 with confidence and energy. MVHS started off strong in the first set, which was shown in the...

Girls volleyball: Team begins season with two home wins

Girls volleyball: Team begins season with two home wins

Kalpana Gopalkrishnan

September 23, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Volleyball, SPORTS

After last year’s undefeated league record, the girls volleyball team had high expectations as they entered the 2016 season. In addition to the pressure to continue their success, the girls played their first home game against Lynbrook on Sept. 15, Even with a younger starting lineup, MVHS pulled away...

Girls Volleyball: Matadors lose their second home game 0-3 against Homestead High School

Girls Volleyball: Matadors lose their second home game 0-3 against Homestead High School

Colin Kim

October 7, 2013


Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Volleyball, SPORTS

Despite a 0-3 loss against Homestead High School, Lady Mats challenge themselves to focus on team unity for future games. Read More »...

Girls volleyball sets up for the upcoming season

Girls volleyball sets up for the upcoming season

Colin Kim

August 24, 2013


Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Volleyball, SPORTS

The varsity girls are ready to fill their ranks with new team members to replace the graduated seniors. Read More »...

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL: Two players, one passion

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL: Two players, one passion

Christopher Song

August 24, 2012


Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Volleyball, SPORTS

Entering MVHS together, they competed for one spot. Seniors Serena Chew and Allison Yu pursued the same position on the varsity volleyball team in freshman year but have since become friends both playing significant roles on the varsity girls volleyball team. Chew, who has been on the varsity team...