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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...

Liveblog: Football vs Cupertino HS

Liveblog: Football vs Cupertino HS

Aditya Krishnan

November 5, 2015


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, SPORTS

// Story by Aditya Krishnan, Andy Tu and Ankit Dua....

The Helmet Game: An experience that lasts a lifetime

Ankit Dua

November 5, 2015


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, SPORTS

For the past 11 years, MVHS has won Helmet Game. The Matadors hope to take that streak to 12 games with a win on Nov. 6  when they take their poised offense to Cupertino HS. The team got back to .500 (4-4) with a win against Gunn HS on Oct. 23. The Pioneers come into the game with a two game los...

Football: Matadors blow by Gunn HS 42-21

Football: Matadors blow by Gunn HS 42-21

Ankit Dua

October 30, 2015


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, SPORTS

The Monta Vista Matadors came into their game on Oct. 23 against the Gunn Titans with a deceptive 1-2 league record, having lost two straight close home games. The Matadors ran the Titans out of the building with 42 straight points in the first half and ended up winning 42-21. They were led by a dominant...