El Estoque

Smash Club’s first tournament of the year

Zara Iqbal

February 1, 2018


Filed under Briefs

Smash Club held its first tournament of the year on Jan. 26. Players from all grades met in the student union to test their skills in both friendly battles and battles for rankings. On five different TVs, two versions of Smash were played: Super Smash Bros Melee and Super Smash Bros for Wii U. Although ...

Smash club holds its first tournament

Smash club holds its first tournament

Zara Iqbal

October 18, 2017


Filed under Briefs

The popular console game was released almost two decades ago, but Super Smash Bros. continues to bring people together. On October 6, MVHS Smash club held its first tournament of the year. Students filed into the Student Union to play Super Smash Bros. Melee on the GameCubes or Super Smash Bros. on the Wii...

Two members from Speech and Debate qualify for state and national level tournaments

Two members from Speech and Debate qualify for state and national level tournaments

Devika Watave

May 31, 2017


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2014 and 2002 were the last years that a member from Speech and Debate, respectively, qualified for the California High School Speech Association State Tournaments and National Speech & Debate Tournament. This year, the club will be sending sophomore Eesha Moona to the state speech tournament and...

Views from the bench: Team USA’s 10-day trip to Spain

Views from the bench: Team USA’s 10-day trip to Spain

Karen Ma

December 8, 2016


Filed under Badminton, Best of Videos, SPORTS, Spring Sports

Watch the video below to follow our World Junior badminton team through our 10 days in Spain! Expectation: Lug racquet bag around Spain for a week. Play and watch the best of each nation’s youth badminton players. Rest at hotel. Reality: Ten days of uncontrollable laughter, tempting meals, ...

Wrestling: Team introduction

Wrestling: Team introduction

Amelia Yang

January 9, 2013


Filed under Main slider, SPORTS, Winter Sports, Wrestling

The varsity team introduces its wrestlers after winning its first tournament of the year. Read More »...

Girls basketball: Matadors fall to Cougars after early lead

Girls basketball: Matadors fall to Cougars after early lead

Rachel Lu

December 10, 2011


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

Coming off a strong win against Yerba Buena, the Matadors went up against the Newark Memorial High School Cougars in round two of the Monta Vista Invitational Tournament. The Cougars had beaten the Matadors just a few days earlier, but came back to beat them again 27-38 on Dec. 9. The stellar defense and strong drives to ...

Water Polo: Offense leads to 16-11 win against El Diamante

Water Polo: Offense leads to 16-11 win against El Diamante

Carissa Chan

September 10, 2011


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

After losing a game to Davis High School on Thursday, Sept. 8 and winning one against Gunn High School on the day after, the varsity boys water polo team picked up their second win of the season in the annual John Schmitt Memorial Tournament on Sept. 9, bringing their record to 2-1. The team advanced to the next level of the tou...

Girls varsity basketball hosts tournament

Girls varsity basketball hosts tournament

Dickson Tsai

December 11, 2010


Filed under Game Reviews

Updates on the Lady Matadors' progress in the Monta Vista Invitational Read More »...

Boys water polo teams hosts John Schmitt Tournament

Boys water polo teams hosts John Schmitt Tournament

Nicolet Danese

September 25, 2010


Filed under SPORTS

The boys use the John Schmitt tournament to practice for their upcoming season Read More »...