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Football: Matadors come up short against Mountain View HS in homecoming game

Football: Matadors come up short against Mountain View HS in homecoming game

Aditya Krishnan

October 20, 2015


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Game Reviews, SPORTS, Sports Editor's Picks

Football: Matadors come up short against Mountain View HS in homecoming game Written by Aditya Krishnan. Video by Andy Tu and Ankit Dua. Editing by Pranav Iyer....

When the lights go out: Former football players reflect on leaving the sport they love

When the lights go out: Former football players reflect on leaving the sport they love

Andy Tu

October 11, 2015


Filed under Football, Multimedia, SPORTS, Sports Editor's Picks, Video

The end of the 2014-2015 season was the beginning of yet another new year of football. For Matt Burke and Brighton Balfrey it was the end. This year, Burke and Balfrey spend their Friday nights on the bleachers. Instead of football, Burke weightlifts. For Balfrey he runs cross country. For both, the Fr...

Football: Team opens league play with a 20-6 loss to SCHS

Football: Team opens league play with a 20-6 loss to SCHS

Aditya Krishnan

October 9, 2015


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, SPORTS

t the beginning of the fourth quarter, the Matadors were down a touchdown and in the redzone looking to get their first points of the game — they needed to tie the game at seven. Senior Golan Gingold took the snap and fired the ball deep into the endzone. It’s caught — by the other team. The ...

Sights and sounds: Football finishes preseason after losing to Santa Teresa HS 47-14

Sights and sounds: Football finishes preseason after losing to Santa Teresa HS 47-14

Aditya Krishnan

October 2, 2015


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

Video done by Ankit Dua and Andy Tu. Editing by Pranav Iyer. alftime arrives with mixed emotions. Optimism is at its highest as players rally amongst themselves sitting in a deadlock with CCS powerhouse Santa Teresa High School. At the same time, players walk off the field disappointed knowin...

Live blog: Football vs. Santa Teresa HS

Live blog: Football vs. Santa Teresa HS

Aditya Krishnan

September 25, 2015


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, SPORTS

The football team will face Santa Teresa High School for its second home game of the season. Check back at 7:30 p.m. for live updates of the game. // ...

NFL Season Predictions: MVHS students share thoughts about upcoming season

NFL Season Predictions: MVHS students share thoughts about upcoming season

Aditya Krishnan

September 13, 2015


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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mrob05M-FgY Video by Ankit Dua, Aditya Krishnan and Pranav Iyer. Editing by Ankit Dua. he old football cliche “any given Sunday” might as well be switched to “any given year.” Out of the 12 teams that made the playoffs during the 2013-2014 season, five of ...

Football: Team gets past Westmont HS 27-15 in season opener

Football: Team gets past Westmont HS 27-15 in season opener

Aditya Krishnan

September 8, 2015


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, SPORTS

head two scores with two minutes to go, it was up to MVHS’ defense to end the game with a stop. Coaches and players were waiting on the sideline, hoping that the game would come to a conclusion, hoping that they could put a W on the calendar and move on. Two sacks supplied by seniors Tom Hansen and Ja...

Football: Matadors hope for success in lower division

Football: Matadors hope for success in lower division

Ankit Dua

August 22, 2015


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Multimedia, SPORTS, Sports Editor's Picks, Video

The Matadors have moved down from the highly competitive De Anza Division to the El Camino Division after finishing their season with a 3-7 record. They will have to replace many two-way players due to graduation. Still, they believe that they have enough size, talent and depth to be in the running...

PHOTO GALLERY: Football falls to Wilcox High School

PHOTO GALLERY: Football falls to Wilcox High School

Alina Abidi

November 1, 2014


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, SPORTS

Photos by Justin Kim In the last five minutes of the game, junior Radwan Hamwi ran past Wilcox High School's defense, and took off down the field, heading towards the end zone. Cheerleaders straightened on their stools. Parents stood up in the bleachers. Bull spirit commissioners gripped the fence. But a...

Football: MVHS loses a close game to Palo Alto High School at 35-41

Football: MVHS loses a close game to Palo Alto High School at 35-41

Malini Ramaiyer

October 18, 2014


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, SPORTS, Sports

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Sophomore girl tackles football and cheer

Sophomore girl tackles football and cheer

Trisha Kholiya

October 1, 2014


Filed under Football, SPORTS

It was the last day of spring football practice. Sophomore Meghan Rai, a freshman at the the time, spent the week contemplating the decision. Was she going to do this? She finally decided that it was time. She stumbled up the stairs and to the upper field. She talked to the huge varsity players. There...