El Estoque

Girls Volleyball: The Matadors narrowly lose to Gunn HS in a tight five set match

Girls Volleyball: The Matadors narrowly lose to Gunn HS in a tight five set match

Justine Ha and Tabitha Mendez

October 12, 2019

ollowing a previous 3-0 loss to Palo Alto HS, the MVHS girls volleyball team was hoping to finally climb up the ranks in the league leaderboard with its game against Gunn HS on Oct. 10. Although it was a close game that led to a five set match, the Matadors were ultimately unsuccessful in gaining th...

Girls Volleyball: The Matadors lose to Palo Alto HS 3-1 in league play

Girls Volleyball: The Matadors lose to Palo Alto HS 3-1 in league play

Collin Qian and Anjali Singh

September 18, 2019

Going into the first home league game of the season, the MVHS girls varsity volleyball team went head to head against Palo Alto HS with three of their starting players injured and unable to play. Although MVHS was able to win the first set against PAHS, a team they had previously lost to in past s...

Girls Volleyball: Matadors win against Prospect HS in three sets

Girls Volleyball: Matadors win against Prospect HS in three sets

Oishee Misra, Justine Ha, and Collin Qian

September 7, 2019

Team secures a blowout win, but loses a key player due to injury in the process

Girls Volleyball: Senior night performance falls short as Matadors lose 3-1

Girls Volleyball: Senior night performance falls short as Matadors lose 3-1

Roshan Fernandez and Brandon Ng

October 26, 2018

ears. That’s how the night began for the Matadors, as numerous players grew emotional during the senior night ceremony. Teammates spoke about the impact seniors had on their life both on and off the court, honoring the seven seniors after their last season of high school volleyball. Following the tri...

Girls volleyball: Team loses season opener to Palo Alto HS

Girls volleyball: Team loses season opener to Palo Alto HS

Julia Yang, Kamyar Moradi, and Collin Qian

September 16, 2018

On Sept. 11, the MVHS girls volleyball team entered the field house excited for their first home game of the season. However, with all the excitement also came nervousness as they had lost to their tough opponent — Palo Alto HS — the year before. “I felt like we were pretty prepared, like we definitely did p...

Girls volleyball: Team takes five-set victory against HHS

Girls volleyball: Team takes five-set victory against HHS

Sannidhi Menon and Rajas Habbu

November 13, 2017

Purple and gold posters and balloons decked one side of the gym, while the bleachers on the opposite side were packed with excited parents, siblings, friends and even pets. Oct. 26 marked the last home game of the season against Homestead HS, and the MVHS girls volleyball team was ready for a memorable ...

Girls volleyball: Team wins first round of CCS playoffs

Girls volleyball: Team wins first round of CCS playoffs

Rana Aghababazadeh

November 7, 2017

Update: MVHS loses in quarterfinals against San Benito HS 2-3.  n Wednesday, Nov. 1, the MVHS girls volleyball team played in their first CCS game of the season against Milpitas HS. Although the Matadors fell behind by several points in the second and third sets, they went on to win the match 3-0. ...

Girls volleyball: Team loses to Palo Alto HS in four set defensive victory

Girls volleyball: Team loses to Palo Alto HS in four set defensive victory

Sannidhi Menon

October 26, 2017

On Oct. 19., the MVHS girls volleyball team lost in the fourth set to Palo Alto HS. After an intense and competitive first set, which ended with MVHS winning 25-23, the team went on to lose the remaining three sets due to lack of communication and execution. The second and third set saw fierce rallie...