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Boys’ soccer: MVHS defeats Milpitas HS

Boys’ soccer: MVHS defeats Milpitas HS

Jayanti Jha and Elena Khan

February 12, 2020

  The MVHS boys varsity soccer team defeated Milpitas HS 5-1, bringing its current league standing to 5-5-1.  The team played strong offense during the first half, scoring four of their five goals within the first 30 minutes. Junior Frank Lu credits their offensive plays to trusting an...

Girls Basketball: MVHS falls to Homestead HS

Girls Basketball: MVHS falls to Homestead HS

Jayanti Jha, Elena Khan, and Neysa Singh

February 10, 2020

MVHS lost to Homestead HS in its eighth game of the season, bringing their current league standing to 5-3.  During the first and second quarter, HHS players played a hard defense, making it difficult for the Matadors to score. Junior Katerina Baxter explains how their lack of communication hind...

Remembering Kobe Bryant

Remembering Kobe Bryant

Anish Vasudevan, Anjali Singh, and Kamyar Moradi

February 10, 2020

MVHS reacts to the death of NBA superstar Kobe Bryant

MVHS students react to Kobe Bryant’s death

MVHS students react to Kobe Bryant’s death

Anish Vasudevan and Kamyar Moradi

February 8, 2020

On January 26, retired NBA player Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash at the age of 41, along with his 13 year old daughter and seven other people. MVHS students shared the impact Bryant had on their lives and their reaction to the passing of the NBA superstar.

A & K Podcast: Super Bowl recap

A & K Podcast: Super Bowl recap

Anish Vasudevan and Kamyar Moradi

February 8, 2020

El Estoque staff members Kamyar Moradi and Anish Vasudevan analyze the result of Super Bowl 54

Girls Soccer: The Lady Mats secure their fourth league victory against Wilcox HS

Girls Soccer: The Lady Mats secure their fourth league victory against Wilcox HS

Justine Ha, Anjali Singh, and Collin Qian

February 7, 2020

After an intense match, the Matadors gain their sixth overall win with a final score of 4-2

Ball in the family

Ball in the family

Anish Vasudevan and Jayanti Jha

February 7, 2020

Sisters Emi and Kelli Kosakura share the girls varsity basketball court

Goodbye Oakland Raiders

Goodbye Oakland Raiders

Tabitha Mendez

February 6, 2020

“Touchdown Raiders!”  This phrase is one of the first memories that comes to mind when I think about growing up.  Whenever I needed help putting on or taking off a sweater that I couldn't get around my head, my parents would say this phrase, and I immediately knew to raise my arms in the moti...

Boys Soccer: The Matadors win against Saratoga HS 4-0

Boys Soccer: The Matadors win against Saratoga HS 4-0

Collin Qian and Vivian Jiang

February 6, 2020

After a hard loss against Lynbrook HS with a final score of 2-1 last week, the Matadors bounced back with four goals and a shutout against Saratoga HS. This put their record at 4-3-1, taking MVHS one step closer to achieving its goal of reaching Central Coast Section (CCS). From the kick off it wa...