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A look back: Girls soccer team closes out season with dominant victory

A look back: Girls soccer team closes out season with dominant victory

Akshara Majjiga

March 19, 2018


Filed under Girls Soccer, SPORTS, Winter Sports

Additional reporting by Anthony Moll [dropcap]W[/dropcap]hen the 10 seniors on the MVHS girls soccer team took the field on Feb. 16 for the final time in their high school careers, emotions were mixed. They were nostalgic, remembering all of the times that they joked around with their friends and...

Girls water polo: Team wins against Milpitas HS 13-2

Girls water polo: Team wins against Milpitas HS 13-2

Aanchal Garg

September 26, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Water Polo, Girls Water Polo, Girls water polo, SPORTS, Water Polo

[dropcap]O[/dropcap]n Tuesday Sept. 19, the MVHS girls water polo team shouted their customary ‘1-2-3 Lady Mats!’ cheer, creating an echo that rang around the pool. MVHS played against Milpitas HS in the team’s second home game of the season. Senior Neha Mylvaganan has been playing against MHS fo...

Girls water polo: Team is victorious in first home game

Girls water polo: Team is victorious in first home game

Emma Lam

September 14, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Water Polo, SPORTS

[dropcap]A[/dropcap]s the girls junior varsity water polo teams were shaking hands after losing their game against Wilcox HS, the MVHS girls water polo players were preparing themselves for their own game against WHS. As the first home game of the season,  the team’s excitement was tangible despite...

Girls’ Empowerment project spreads to MVHS

Girls’ Empowerment project spreads to MVHS

Sepand Rouz

October 25, 2016


Filed under Around Campus, NEWS

  [dropcap]S[/dropcap]tudent support groups are hard to find in MVHS, mainly because they are often overshadowed by other activities at school. But recently, a club was made not just for new students, but for all of MVHS’ student body. A club that accepts all, a club that has bonding. But this...

MVHS Varsity Golf Team: Team bonding with practice

MVHS Varsity Golf Team: Team bonding with practice

Akshara Majjiga

September 13, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Golf, SPORTS, Sports, Sports Digital

They sit at a secluded bench, waiting for the rest of their team to arrive. It’s hidden in the shade of a building right in front of Blackberry Farm, where people of all ages are playing golf on the green. They laugh, wonder where the rest of their team is and greet them as they come one by one. T...

Game GIFs: Boys and girls basketball face league rivals

Game GIFs: Boys and girls basketball face league rivals

Malini Ramaiyer

January 19, 2015


Filed under Boys Basketball, Girls Basketball, SPORTS, Winter Sports

Boys and girls basketball teams competed on Jan. 16 a week after Basketball Opening Night against league rivals Lynbrook Vikings. The MVHS teams triumphed, with the boys winning 53-36 and the girls 55-31. Boys basketball MVHS students piled into the gym to watch yet another intense basketball match...

Girls volleyball looks to bounce back from last season

Girls volleyball looks to bounce back from last season

Joshua Tsuei

August 26, 2014


Filed under Girls Volleyball, SPORTS

Last season, Girls Volleyball had a tough time in the De Anza league. The team had a lot of new players and this inexperience led to many close losses and a disappointing season record. This year, the team is without two four-year starters, but many returning players are optimistic. Junior Sydney Howar...

Girls water polo hopes to place at CCS this year

Girls water polo hopes to place at CCS this year

Catherine

August 28, 2013


Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Water Polo, Main slider, SPORTS

Nine girls at Monta Vista push themselves everyday. They tread water for two hours after school and throw around a one-pound ball with accuracy. They face aggressive opponents, who scratch, push, and claw them under water. After failing to qualify for CCS last year, the girl’s water polo team hopes...

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: 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. ...