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Under the hood of MVHS water polo

Under the hood of MVHS water polo

Ruth Feng

August 22, 2016


Filed under Boys Water Polo, Fall Sports, Podcasts, SPORTS, Sports Digital, Water Polo

With the U.S. Water polo teams making a big splash at the Olympics this year, there’s been talk among viewers that water polo is no more than just a combination of other sports. To dive deeper into the basic elements that make up water polo, we asked senior water polo player Brendan Hughes and MVHS...

Boys Water Polo: Team suffers fourth loss in league play against Gunn HS

Boys Water Polo: Team suffers fourth loss in league play against Gunn HS

Derek Shao

October 20, 2015


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

n October 13th, the Matadors faced Gunn High School looking to win their fifth game of the season in league play. Undefeated Gunn came in trying to continue their breakout season. In the end, GHS ended up outscoring and eventually defeating the Matadors. The team will face Los Altos HS at home on October 22 at 3:30 pm. ...

The time I got hit in the face by a water polo ball

The time I got hit in the face by a water polo ball

Malini Ramaiyer

September 23, 2015


Filed under BEYOND THE MAGAZINE, Boys Water Polo, Fall Sports, SPORTS

In the 2014 season, sophomore Tim Pai played in a water polo game against Saratoga High School that he’d never forget. Click autoplay and play the video to see why Pai will always remember getting hit in the face. ...

Deacon siblings share passion for water polo

Deacon siblings share passion for water polo

Amanda Chan

September 22, 2015


Filed under Best interactives, Boys Water Polo, Fall Sports, Girls Water Polo, SPORTS, Sports Editor's Picks, Water Polo

Senior Nicole Deacon and freshman Bill Deacon, both water polo players, share an especially close bond over their passion for the sport. Water polo has allowed the Deacon siblings to form a close connection and push each other to improve their skills. Both Bill and Nicole hope to bond even more as Nicole...

Water polo senior recognition

Water polo senior recognition

Malini Ramaiyer

October 26, 2014


Filed under Boys Water Polo, Fall Sports, Girls Water Polo, SPORTS

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Boys water polo: MVHS prevails 21-12 against Homestead High School

Boys water polo: MVHS prevails 21-12 against Homestead High School

Malini Ramaiyer

October 26, 2014


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

“One team, one dream” was their motto. Making CCS was their dream. The senior night game against Homestead High School on Thursday, Oct. 23 would determine if the boys varsity water polo team achieved their goal. They won 21-12. “We came out on top because we put in the effort,” senior And...

PHOTO GALLERY: Team sweeps 12-4 against Saratoga High School

PHOTO GALLERY: Team sweeps 12-4 against Saratoga High School

Malini Ramaiyer

October 9, 2014


Filed under Boys Water Polo, Fall Sports, SPORTS

After a loss of 8-20 to Gunn High School last week, the boys water polo team won 12-4 against Saratoga High School on Oct. 7. With consistent post-ups and clear communication, the team only gave up one goal per quarter. The Matadors expected to win as SHS moved up this season from a lower division,...

Boys water polo: Team loses 20-8 to Gunn High School

Boys water polo: Team loses 20-8 to Gunn High School

Malini Ramaiyer

September 29, 2014


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

The boys water polo team lost 20-8 to Gunn High School in its second league game last Thursday, Sept. 25. The Matadors came into the game knowing it would be a challenge as GHS placed fourth in CCS last season. With GHS scoring frequently and defending aggressively, the game started off quickly. Ninet...

Boys Water Polo: Five memorable game GIFs

Boys Water Polo: Five memorable game GIFs

Malini Ramaiyer

September 18, 2014


Filed under Boys Water Polo, Editor's Picks, Fall Sports, SPORTS, Sports, Sports Editor's Picks

On Sept. 16, Boys Water Polo played Mountain View High School to kick off the season. In the second quarter, the Matadors orchestrated a comeback, but fell short due to the Spartans’ powerful offense in the second half. Quickly taking possession in the first seconds of the game, junior Yoav Shmaria...

Boys Water Polo set on CCS this season

Boys Water Polo set on CCS this season

Malini Ramaiyer

August 21, 2014


Filed under Boys Water Polo, Fall Sports, SPORTS, Sports Editor's Picks

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Boys Water Polo: Senior Night vs. Los Altos

Sarah Ramos

November 15, 2013


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

Matadors lose 13-11 in a close competition against Los Altos. Read More »

BOYS WATER POLO: MATADORS LOSE CLOSE GAME AGAINST MOUNTAIN VIEW HIGH SCHOOL IN CLOSING MINUTES

BOYS WATER POLO: MATADORS LOSE CLOSE GAME AGAINST MOUNTAIN VIEW HIGH SCHOOL IN CLOSING MINUTES

Alaina Lui

October 23, 2013


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

The boys water polo team faced off against Mountain View High School on Oct. 17 at home. Both teams fought hard, but the Spartans started stronger, scoring the first goal of the game. The Matadors kept the deficit within two points for the rest of the game but would never take the lead. The Matado...