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Girls volleyball: Matadors uphold their undefeated league record against the Trojans

Girls volleyball: Matadors uphold their undefeated league record against the Trojans

Malini Ramaiyer

October 14, 2015


Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Volleyball, SPORTS

The girls volleyball team faced and defeated the Milpitas High School Trojans on Oct. 8. Although the Matadors upheld their undefeated league record, they lacked solid communication and consistent play throughout the match. Despite many careless errors, especially on defense, the team managed to win...

Game GIFs: Top five plays of girls volleyball win against Santa Clara HS

Game GIFs: Top five plays of girls volleyball win against Santa Clara HS

Malini Ramaiyer

October 6, 2015


Filed under Fall Sports, Game Reviews, Girls Volleyball, SPORTS

he girls volleyball team faced Santa Clara High School on Oct. 1 and defeated SCHS in straight sets (25-15, 25-11, 25-17) — they won 3-0 and yet head coach Colin Anderson was unsatisfied. “That may have been our worst match this season,” Anderson said. "The final score doesn’t mean so much to me ...

Girls volleyball: Team defeats Gunn HS 3-2 in first match of the season

Girls volleyball: Team defeats Gunn HS 3-2 in first match of the season

Malini Ramaiyer

September 3, 2015


Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Volleyball, SPORTS

or the first four sets of the match, the team lost the first point of each set. Win, loss, win, loss — they were tied 2-2 and this last set would determine the winner. For the fifth set of the match, on Sept. 1, girls volleyball won the first point of the set. In fact, they closed off the set 15-7...

Girls volleyball: Matadors expect a winning season with veteran team

Girls volleyball: Matadors expect a winning season with veteran team

Malini Ramaiyer

August 29, 2015


Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Volleyball, Multimedia, SPORTS

hen the team met up for practice on Aug. 27, they had to practice in the field house because set up for Welcome Back Rally was in the gym. It was sweltering outside and the lack of airflow inside the field house didn’t help, but the girls laughed at each other as they patiently set up the ricket...

Girls volleyball: MVHS loses in three sets to a strong Homestead High School squad

Girls volleyball: MVHS loses in three sets to a strong Homestead High School squad

Joshua Tsuei

November 5, 2014


Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Volleyball, SPORTS

The MVHS girls volleyball team played Homestead High School in their second to last home game of the season on Oct. 30. Ranked second in their league, HHS was the clear favorite going into the game. Although the Matadors played hard, it wasn’t enough to challenge HHS’ leads, and MVHS lost in three...

Girls volleyball: MVHS loses at home against Los Gatos 0-3

Girls volleyball: MVHS loses at home against Los Gatos 0-3

Joshua Tsuei

October 17, 2014


Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Volleyball, SPORTS

The varsity girls volleyball team faced off against Los Gatos High School on Oct. 14, losing in three straight sets and falling to a record of 8-8 on the season and 0-6 in their league. The Matadors scored the first point of the match, but otherwise had little to be excited about in the first set....

Girls volleyball looks to bounce back from last season

Girls volleyball looks to bounce back from last season

Joshua Tsuei

August 26, 2014


Filed under Girls Volleyball, SPORTS

Last season, Girls Volleyball had a tough time in the De Anza league. The team had a lot of new players and this inexperience led to many close losses and a disappointing season record. This year, the team is without two four-year starters, but many returning players are optimistic. Junior Sydney Howar...

Girls Volleyball: Senior night game vs. Milpitas High School results in 3-0 win

Colin Kim

November 13, 2013


Filed under Fall Sports, Game Reviews, Girls Volleyball, SPORTS

Seniors Alice Liu, Nikita Sankar and Beverly Yu commended for service during Senior Night. Read More »

Girls Volleyball: Minor mistakes lead to 0-3 loss

Colin Kim

November 7, 2013


Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Volleyball, Multimedia, SPORTS

Lady Mats challenge themselves against Palo Alto High School on Oct. 29 Read More »...

Game of the Week: Girls Volleyball vs. Los Gatos

Game of the Week: Girls Volleyball vs. Los Gatos

Nathan Desai

October 21, 2013


Filed under Fall Sports, Game of the Week, Girls Volleyball, SPORTS

The liveblog of the girls volleyball game will begin Oct. 22 at 6:30 p.m. Read More »...

Girls Volleyball: Matadors lose their second home game 0-3 against Homestead High School

Girls Volleyball: Matadors lose their second home game 0-3 against Homestead High School

Colin Kim

October 7, 2013


Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Volleyball, SPORTS

Despite a 0-3 loss against Homestead High School, Lady Mats challenge themselves to focus on team unity for future games. Read More »...