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Field hockey says goodbye to their seniors as they end their season with a tie

Field hockey says goodbye to their seniors as they end their season with a tie

Sunjin Chang

November 10, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, SPORTS, Sports

[dropcap]T[/dropcap]he stakes were high for this game. For MVHS, this would be the seniors’ last game; for Saratoga HS, this was their shot at making CCS. Both teams had the incentive to give it their all, but what was supposed to be an intense game had a strange turn of events. After a discussi...

Field hockey: Team defeated 0-2 by Cupertino HS

Field hockey: Team defeated 0-2 by Cupertino HS

Maggie McCormick

October 22, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Game Reviews, SPORTS

[dropcap]A[/dropcap]fter losing to Cupertino HS earlier in the season, the MVHS field hockey team was looking forward to their second chance to beat their rival on Oct. 20. Practice was centered on taking shots at the goal rather than playing long passes. Knowing that CHS was going to play offense, MVHS...

Field hockey: Suffers first loss of the season against Los Altos HS 0-2

Field hockey: Suffers first loss of the season against Los Altos HS 0-2

Sunjin Chang

September 27, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Game Reviews, SPORTS

[dropcap]O[/dropcap]n Sept. 22, MVHS took their first defeat of the season as they played Los Altos HS. At the start of the game, they played with great enthusiasm, and encouraging words and cheers could be heard from the sidelines. From across the field, one could hear, “In! Get to position! Get low...

Field hockey: Team starts their season strong with a win against Lynbrook HS

Field hockey: Team starts their season strong with a win against Lynbrook HS

Aditi Gnanasekar

September 18, 2017


Filed under Field Hockey, Game Reviews, SPORTS

[dropcap]S[/dropcap]econds before the referee blew the whistle, senior captains Devin Pereira and Sara Nordby yelled, “Start strong!” The players felt a mix of emotions before the start of the game. Some, like Pereira, were nervous, for they hadn’t played the Lynbrook HS team during the preseason an...

Field hockey: Team is victorious over Del Mar HS 3-0

Field hockey: Team is victorious over Del Mar HS 3-0

Sunjin Chang

September 17, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Game Reviews, SPORTS

[dropcap]N[/dropcap]early at the end of their preseason, the MVHS field hockey team stepped out onto the field to play their last match before league games started. Having faced Del Mar HS most recently in 2011, this time the team pushed their offensive line to seal a 3-0 win. Listen to the audio...

Field hockey: Team falls to Saint Francis HS

Field hockey: Team falls to Saint Francis HS

Anjini Venugopal

September 8, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, SPORTS

[dropcap]T[/dropcap]he MVHS varsity field hockey team played their first preseason home game against Saint Francis HS on Sept. 6. Despite winning their last game against Leigh HS on Aug. 30, the players did not know what to expect from the SFHS players, who last year defeated the MVHS team 8-0. Despite ...

Four years, one family

Four years, one family

Sharjeel Rahman

November 6, 2016


Filed under Field Hockey, SPORTS, Sports Features

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Field Hockey: MVHS season ends with emotional loss to Lynbrook HS

Field Hockey: MVHS season ends with emotional loss to Lynbrook HS

Anjini Venugopal

November 5, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Game Reviews, SPORTS

The freshmen, sophomores, and juniors on both the varsity and junior varsity teams lined up in two rows and lifted their hockey sticks to create a tunnel. MVHS varsity field hockey had their senior night against Lynbrook HS on Oct. 27, which started with the senior ceremony on the football f...

Field Hockey: Team defeats Homestead HS in shutout

Field Hockey: Team defeats Homestead HS in shutout

Anjini Venugopal

October 28, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, SPORTS

MVHS varsity field hockey took the field for a home game on Oct. 21 against Homestead HS. In the first half, the ball moved between the two sides, with neither team getting an opportunity to score. Fifteen minutes in, an HHS player was called on a foul and got a green card, giving MVHS the advantage....

Field hockey: Team falls to Los Altos HS

Field hockey: Team falls to Los Altos HS

Anjini Venugopal

October 20, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, SPORTS

With a resounding cheer of “MV score!”, MVHS varsity field hockey took the field against Los Altos HS on Oct. 14. For most of the first half, MVHS maintained possession and kept the ball on LAHS’ side. Aggressive offense from LAHS resulted in a yellow card for a player who shoved a MVHS defender....

Field hockey: MVHS suffers devastating loss to Cupertino HS

Field hockey: MVHS suffers devastating  loss to Cupertino HS

Emma Lam

September 29, 2016


Filed under Field Hockey, Multimedia, SPORTS, Sports

Last season, MVHS lost to CHS in an extremely close game that was eventually finished in  overtime. They swarmed the field, ready to strike back at their rivals, each player with a confident expression on their face. They never looked back, playing with all of the effort they possibly could. O...

Field hockey: MVHS Varsity loses to three time CCS champions

Field hockey: MVHS Varsity loses to three time CCS champions

Anjini Venugopal

September 21, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, SPORTS

[su_heading size="23"][/su_heading] Co reported by Emma Lam [dropcap]T[/dropcap]he varsity field hockey team fell to Los Gatos HS 0-7 last season on Sept. 16, so this time around MVHS anticipated a difficult game against the reigning CCS champions. The game started with MVHS playing mostly defensive...