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Girls water polo: Team victorious in must-win game against Harker HS

Girls water polo: Team victorious in must-win game against Harker HS

Akshara Majjiga

October 19, 2017

fter nearly a week off from practice due to below acceptable air qualty, the MVHS girls water polo team returned to the pool on Monday, October 6. Although it took a little while to refocus, the girls came back strong, holding Harker HS scoreless through all four periods with a final score of 2-0. ...

Girls water polo: Team defeats Santa Clara HS 10-7

Girls water polo: Team defeats Santa Clara HS 10-7

Sunjin Chang

October 11, 2017

Having lost their previous game against Santa Clara HS with a score of 5-9, MVHS had a fighting mindset as they started the game. Before the game started, the team gathered as the captains encouraged them to try their best this game. “Guys, we can’t let what happened last time affect how we play...

MVHS girls water polo wins game against Lynbrook High School 11-7

MVHS girls water polo wins game against Lynbrook High School 11-7

Maggie McCormick

October 5, 2017

s the buzzer goes off,  the MVHS girls varsity water polo team does their team cheer and jumps into the pool. The game goes by quickly, with constant back and forth between MVHS and Lynbrook HS, neither one backing down from the challenge. With more screams and cheers from the LHS crowd, MVHS felt th...

Girls water polo: Team wins against Milpitas HS 13-2

Girls water polo: Team wins against Milpitas HS 13-2

Aanchal Garg

September 26, 2017

n Tuesday Sept. 19, the MVHS girls water polo team shouted their customary ‘1-2-3 Lady Mats!’ cheer, creating an echo that rang around the pool. MVHS played against Milpitas HS in the team’s second home game of the season. Senior Neha Mylvaganan has been playing against MHS for the last four year...

Girls water polo: Team is victorious in first home game

Girls water polo: Team is victorious in first home game

Emma Lam

September 14, 2017

s the girls junior varsity water polo teams were shaking hands after losing their game against Wilcox HS, the MVHS girls water polo players were preparing themselves for their own game against WHS. As the first home game of the season,  the team’s excitement was tangible despite two team members, s...

Girls water polo: MVHS defeats Milpitas HS 22-1 on Senior Night

Girls water polo: MVHS defeats Milpitas HS 22-1 on Senior Night

Sannidhi Menon

October 31, 2016

Co-written by Ruth Feng MVHS defeated Milpitas HS with the overwhelming score of 22-1 in their last home game of the season on Oct. 20. MVHS started off strong against MHS with shots on goal just as the game began, giving the team a 2-0 lead. After a goal by junior Sarah Tom brought the score to 3-0, ...

Girls water polo: MVHS loses to Lynbrook HS after playing overtime

Girls water polo: MVHS loses to Lynbrook HS after playing overtime

Himani Yalamaddi

October 8, 2016

Co-written by Ruth Feng Both MVHS and LHS were very evenly matched; for most of their game on Oct. 4, either team was only one point away from the other. In the very tight game, MVHS lost 7-8 at home against LHS. Both teams were tied at the end of the last period, resulting in overtime, the first of...

Girls water polo: After recent losses, team comes back with 12-0 win against Wilcox HS

Girls water polo: After recent losses, team comes back with 12-0 win against Wilcox HS

Himani Yalamaddi

October 3, 2016

In their second landslide win of the season, the girls water polo team won 12-0 against Wilcox HS at home on Sept. 27. The team’s last sweeping victory, a 15-0 win over Milpitas HS, was during the beginning of the season and wasn’t replicated until their most recent win against WHS. Though some players...

Girls water polo: MVHS vs Santa Clara HS in pictures

Girls water polo: MVHS vs Santa Clara HS in pictures

Om Khandekar

September 22, 2016

In what turned out to be more of a shootout than a water polo game, Santa Clara HS came out with the win after their match with MVHS. Both sides charged up the pool with multiple fast breaks and duals against the goalies, both of whom were still able to block a majority of the points. Once the dust...

Girls water polo: First home game ends in a big win for team

Girls water polo: First home game ends in a big win for team

Om Khandekar

September 22, 2016

Despite Coach Gigi Swan watching her players relax during practice and downplay their upcoming game, her girls ended up hammering in goal after goal against the The Harker School. By the time the girls left the pool, they had smiles on their face and a solid victory in the beginning of their season....