El Estoque

Softball: Nail-biting senior night game against Los Altos HS ends in victory

Softball: Nail-biting senior night game against Los Altos HS ends in victory

Roshan Fernandez

May 20, 2017


Filed under Softball, SPORTS, Spring Sports

[dropcap]I[/dropcap]t was the bottom of the sixth inning with the score tied at 0-0 against Los Altos HS on May 11, and the crowd was beginning to grow restless. MVHS was up at bat, but the scoreboard read with two outs, and it seemed as if this inning would be scoreless just like the past five. The...

Football: Wrap up of the last home game

Football: Wrap up of the last home game

Becca Zheng

October 31, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Multimedia, SPORTS, Sports Digital

[su_dropcap style="flat"]A[/su_dropcap]fter a tough week at practice, the Matadors took the field for their last home game of the season against Los Altos HS, hoping to go out with a bang. And they started off with just that. On the first possession of the game, the Matadors offense drove 75 yards into...

Game GIFs: Badminton team surpasses Los Altos HS 18-12

Game GIFs: Badminton team surpasses Los Altos HS 18-12

Brandon Chin

April 30, 2015


Filed under Badminton, SPORTS, Spring Sports

Racquet on the Court The court featuring sophomores Ansell Yuen and Joshua Ho drew the attention and voices of dozens of players from both schools. Each additional point only drove up the volume until the sidelines were roaring with cheers or groaning at a loss in a rally. Within the court howeve...

GIRLS TENNIS: MVHS defeats Los Altos 7-0

GIRLS TENNIS: MVHS defeats Los Altos 7-0

Carissa Chan

October 9, 2012


Filed under Fall Sports, Game Reviews, Girls Tennis, Main slider, SPORTS

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Girls Basketball: Senior Steffanie Sum scores 21 in 60-48 win

Girls Basketball: Senior Steffanie Sum scores 21 in 60-48 win

Dickson Tsai

January 14, 2012


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

Highlight video by Dickson Tsai. Music: "Could be Worse" by Alex (ft. Steven M Bryant & Rex Havoc) licensed under CC-BY-NC-3.0. On Jan. 10, the Matadors (6-9, 3-0) topped the Los Altos Eagles (7-8, 1-2) 60-48, led by captain senior Steffanie Sum’s 21 point, 8 rebound performance. MVHS solid...

Boys basketball: Matadors defeat Los Altos 49-44

Boys basketball: Matadors defeat Los Altos 49-44

Rachel Lu

January 13, 2012


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

For three quarters, the Matadors held a comfortable lead. Then came the fourth quarter where Los Altos made the first two point shot, then another, and then multiple free throws to make a short comeback. Los Altos took the lead 39-40, but MVHS quickly responded with quick shots and a resurge...

Offense struggles in 8-14 loss to Los Altos

Offense struggles in 8-14 loss to Los Altos

Carissa Chan

October 20, 2011


Filed under Boys Water Polo, Fall Sports, Game Reviews, SPORTS

As MVHS head coach Ed Samuels faced the school he used to coach, the varsity boys water polo team lost 8-14 on Oct. 18, falling to Los Altos High School. The team’s offense had difficulty finding a scoring rhythm and were not able to take the lead throughout the entire game. Junior Brendan Duffy scored six goals while senior Cameron Yates and soph...