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Football: Preseason views

Football: Preseason views

Rana Aghababazadeh

August 18, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, SPORTS

lthough school has only been in session for a week, the MVHS football team has been gearing up for the new season since early June. With a new line-up, the team, including new assistant coach Cody Owens, discusses their insights on this season’s dynamics. ...

MVHS football’s finest: Inside the lunchtime Madden bracket

MVHS football’s finest: Inside the lunchtime Madden bracket

Om Khandekar

January 29, 2017


Filed under Football, SPORTS, Sports Digital, Sports Editor's Picks

It’s been months since the lights dimmed on the final football game of the 2016/17 football season. So what's MVHS supposed to do until the first kickoff of 2017 flies through the air? Well, it’s Madden Time! The popular football video game has found a spot on campus in room A112, where MVHS studen...

Football: Wrap up of the last home game

Football: Wrap up of the last home game

Becca Zheng

October 31, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Multimedia, SPORTS, Sports Digital

fter a tough week at practice, the Matadors took the field for their last home game of the season against Los Altos HS, hoping to go out with a bang. And they started off with just that. On the first possession of the game, the Matadors offense drove 75 yards into the endzone to take an early 7-0 lead....

Faces in the crowd against Homestead HS

Faces in the crowd against Homestead HS

Sharjeel Rahman

October 2, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Multimedia, SPORTS, Sports Digital, Video

With a daunting score of 44-6, the Monta Vista football team lost their fourth home game against Homestead HS. The crowd expressed different emotions and thoughts throughout the home game. Watch the video below to find out more. [embedyt] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QSSmX9ViXHo[/embedyt]

Football: Matadors lose the Helmet in upset by Cupertino HS

Football: Matadors lose the Helmet in upset by Cupertino HS

Sharjeel Rahman

September 26, 2016


Filed under Best of Sports, Fall Sports, Football, Game of the Week, Game Reviews, Main slider, SPORTS

Correction (Sept. 26): A previous version of this story incorrectly said that senior Pranad Reddy threw the 70-yard pass to junior Bob Entezar. MVHS was still on the field after the game, with tears and sweat on their faces as they sat in their post-game huddle. As the shock of getting their thi...

Football: MVHS bounces back after tough loss

Football: MVHS bounces back after tough loss

Anthony Moll

September 13, 2016


Filed under Football, Game Reviews, Multimedia, SPORTS

Tensions are high at the Matadors’ bench as they trail Evergreen HS 7 points to 15 at the halftime mark. The Matadors’ squad believed they could take the victory in the second half on their home turf. Watch how they took their lead with 2 seconds to spare in the fourth quarter and made a night to rem...

Football team addressed by administration at Welcome Back Dance

Football team addressed by administration at Welcome Back Dance

Om Khandekar

August 31, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Sports

Additional reporting by Kalpana Gopalkrishnan s they exited one by one, the members of the football team blocked the harsh fluorescent light of the F building classroom from reaching the dancers in the rally court below. Team members were not celebrating or cheering as they left the room; instead the...

Football: Matadors lose their first home game of the season

Football: Matadors lose their first home game of the season

Anthony Moll

August 30, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Game Reviews, SPORTS

After a long pre-season adapting to a new playbook and coaching staff, the Matadors were eager to play under the Friday night lights. On their home turf, MVHS' first opponent was Westmont HS. Watch how they fared with their season opener with a new coach along with a new playbook and find out...

Purple Pride: 2015 MVHS football season documentary

Purple Pride: 2015 MVHS football season documentary

Pranav Iyer

February 28, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, SPORTS

Nov. 1, 2013. This was the day that most of the current senior class of Matadors had been waiting for the entire season. Their first win on the junior varsity team on their last game of the season. They finished the season with an abysmal 1-6-2 record and where regarded as the laughing stock of the league...