Exploring how different MVHS sports teams prepare for gameday.
The numbers game
My experience with statistics taught me not to play to the numbers
The film room
Exploring the use of video software like Hudl and Krossover in preparation for game day
Behind the scenes: MVHS boys basketball
When the MVHS boys basketball team takes the floor on game day, it’s not without hours of practice. In the days leading up to games, the players run liners, scrimmage each other, reflect on previous games and have a few laughs along the way. They’ve work on specific plays, focus on how to combat the strengths of their upcoming opponent and target instructions to improve on their own weaknesses...
Behind the scenes: MVHS Wrestling
PRACTICE The sound of rap music blared from inside the MVHS wrestling room, where athletes were getting warmed up for their joint practice with Homestead HS. While HHS would be the team’s practice partners for the day, the Matadors were focused on their upcoming meet against Palo Alto HS, who would be coming to campus in two days. Assistant coach Andrew Pappas described the joint practice a...