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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...

New coach joins the MVHS football team

New coach joins the MVHS football team

Trisha Kholiya

September 21, 2014


Filed under Football, SPORTS

The JV football team is full of new faces this year. On top of the new players on the team, a lot of the staffing has changed too. The new coaches are excited to work with the teams and learn about MVHS. But coach Marlon Spencer doesn’t just watch football. He doesn’t just like football. It’s...

Liveblog: Football vs. Westmont

Liveblog: Football vs. Westmont

Kalpana Gopalkrishnan

September 19, 2014


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, SPORTS

Last week the Matadors suffered a 21-point loss to the Fremont Firebirds away from home. Following an extremely successful season last year, the Matadors are off to a 1-1 start. Tonight they face off against Westmont High School in their first home game of the season. Last season the Matadors los...

Football: Liveblog @ Fremont

Football: Liveblog @ Fremont

Nathan Desai

September 12, 2014


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

  MVHS had one of its best seasons last year, winning the league and qualifying for CCS. Though the Matadors were eliminated in the first round of the playoffs, last season's performance was much better than those in previous years. And though MVHS has lost some key players through graduati...

For the Record

For the Record

Sophia Tao

April 7, 2014


Filed under Cross Country, Football, Print, SPORTS, Sports, Swimming & Diving

Record breakers share thoughts on their achievement Read More »

Game of the Week: CCS Football @ Alvarez

Game of the Week: CCS Football @ Alvarez

Nathan Desai

November 21, 2013


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Game of the Week, SPORTS

The liveblog of the CCS football game will begin Nov. 22 at 7:00 p.m. Read More »

Game of the Week: Football vs. Gunn

Game of the Week: Football vs. Gunn

Nathan Desai

November 1, 2013


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Game of the Week, SPORTS

The liveblog of the senior game will begin Nov. 1 at 7:30 p.m. Read More »

Matador of the Week: Justin Cena

Matador of the Week: Justin Cena

Rochish Ambati

October 18, 2013


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Main slider, Matador of the Week, SPORTS

El Estoque: What have you been doing this past year or summer to prepare for this season? Justin Cena: Since the end of junior season, I’ve been thinking of trying to play college football, so a lot of my off season consisted of working out, running, conditioning and basically getting my size up. I ...

Game of the Week: Football vs. Cupertino High School

Game of the Week: Football vs. Cupertino High School

Nathan Desai

October 15, 2013


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Game of the Week, SPORTS

The liveblog of the Helmet Game will begin Oct. 18 at 7:30 p.m. Read More »...

Football: MVHS dominates in Homecoming game

Football: MVHS dominates in Homecoming game

Nathan Desai

September 28, 2013


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Game Reviews, SPORTS

CORRECTION: This article was updated on Sep. 28 at 10:46 p.m. to include a photograph from the game. The Matadors came out in dominant fashion on Friday night hoping to impress the Homecoming crowd. They established a solid rhythm early in the game by relying on their running game, which led to a rushing touchdown by senior Justin Cen...