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Football: Matadors defeat Vikings 27-3 in rivalry game

Football: Matadors defeat Vikings 27-3 in rivalry game

Albert Qiu

October 8, 2011


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Game Reviews, SPORTS

The varsity football team defeated Lynbrook High School on Oct. 7 for the rivalry game at King’s Academy High School. After a tough loss against Los Gatos High School on Sept. 24, the Matadors had time to recover over the bye week before preparing to cruise through the rest of their season, beginning with a 27-3 victory against the Vi...

Water Polo: Mountain View hard to keep up with in 6-8 loss

Water Polo: Mountain View hard to keep up with in 6-8 loss

Carissa Chan

October 7, 2011


Filed under Boys Water Polo, Fall Sports, Game Reviews, SPORTS

The varsity boys water polo team entered the Oct. 6 game looking to finally pick up a win against Mountain View High School, but took a loss instead as they fell 6-8 to the Spartans. After already losing two consecutive games against Mountain View this season, the Matadors tried to push ahead in the game, but they were ultimately outplayed in a disappointin...

Tennis: Matadors avenge last year’s CCS loss to Saratoga

Tennis: Matadors avenge last year’s CCS loss to Saratoga

Patrick Xie

September 30, 2011


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

Two big days. Two strong teams. Another two wins. The varsity girls tennis team continue their 13-0 undefeated run as they defeated Saratoga High School, the defending CCS and NorCal champion, after beating Menlo High School 6-1 just the day before. They have been unstoppable all season long and Sept. 29 proved again why they...

Volleyball: Girls varsity lose 1-3 to Homestead in overtime

Volleyball: Girls varsity lose 1-3 to Homestead in overtime

Albert Qiu

September 29, 2011


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

Varsity girls volleyball lost 1-3 (25-21, 20-25, 9-25, 27-29) to the Homestead Mustangs in the Sept. 27 Bull Spirit contest. This edition of EESN includes interviews from senior Justine Urauchi and junior Lyan Cogan. Video by Albert Qiu, Christophe Haubursin, Dickson Tsai, Kevin Guo, and Kevin T...

Water Polo: Matadors fall 9-10 to Palo Alto in overtime

Water Polo: Matadors fall 9-10 to Palo Alto in overtime

Carissa Chan

September 22, 2011


Filed under Boys Water Polo, Fall Sports, Game Reviews, SPORTS

It is the fourth and final period, and there are 45 seconds left in the game. The Matadors are up 9-8. All they have to do is hold Palo Alto and they will have a win. They are less than a minute away from victory. But leads are hard to hold on to. And this time, Palo Alto netted a goal in the last 4...

Girls Tennis: Win against Gunn extends undefeated streak

Girls Tennis: Win against Gunn extends undefeated streak

Patrick Xie

September 22, 2011


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

After last year’s tough loss at the CCS finals, the Matadors are right back in the running to redeem themselves. Fresh off a Fresno tournament win, the Sept. 20 game against Gunn again showed off their dominance as they cruised to another 6-1 win. They are now 9-0 in league. This game showed off the power of the girls’ single rotation as junio...

Field Hockey: Team opens league season with a 1-2 loss

Field Hockey: Team opens league season with a 1-2 loss

Jacob Lui

September 20, 2011


Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Game Reviews, SPORTS

The first league game of the season started the varsity field hockey team off with two drastic differences—running with face cages and playing their home games on new turf. The girls’ varsity field hockey team opened their season with a tough game against St. Ignatius High School on Sept. 20. The gam...

Water Polo: Matadors end tournament with a win and a loss

Water Polo: Matadors end tournament with a win and a loss

Carissa Chan

September 12, 2011


Filed under Boys Water Polo, Fall Sports, Game Reviews, SPORTS

On Sept. 10, the final day of the annual John Schmitt tournament, the varsity boys water polo team played two more games, one against Mountain View and the other against Valley Christian. The Matadors picked up one loss and one win to bring their season record to 3-2. Game 1: Monta Vista (2-1) v...

Football: Lightning strikes as MVHS routs Prospect 50-0

Football: Lightning strikes as MVHS routs Prospect 50-0

Dickson Tsai

September 10, 2011


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Game Reviews, SPORTS

MVHS continued its strong season with a commanding 50-0 shutout over the Prospect Panthers in a game that featured a lightning weather delay. Video by Dickson Tsai, Kevin Tsukii, and Emily Vu. Music: "Dance in the Rain" (ft. snowflake, Jim Brady) by copperhead licensed under CC-BY-NC 3.0. R...

Water Polo: Offense leads to 16-11 win against El Diamante

Water Polo: Offense leads to 16-11 win against El Diamante

Carissa Chan

September 10, 2011


Filed under Boys Water Polo, Fall Sports, Game Reviews, SPORTS

After losing a game to Davis High School on Thursday, Sept. 8 and winning one against Gunn High School on the day after, the varsity boys water polo team picked up their second win of the season in the annual John Schmitt Memorial Tournament on Sept. 9, bringing their record to 2-1. The team advanced to the next level of the tou...

Tennis: Strong start to season against St. Francis

Tennis: Strong start to season against St. Francis

Patrick Xie

September 8, 2011


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

After a successful win against Burlingame on Sept. 1, the varsity girls tennis team looked to win their first home game of the season. Despite a tough outing for number one singles, junior Wendi Kong and the rest of the team played well against St. Francis to win 6-1. “We came out ready to play,” head coach ...

Football: Offense shines in 41-14 rout against Overfelt

Football: Offense shines in 41-14 rout against Overfelt

Dickson Tsai

September 4, 2011


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Game Reviews, SPORTS

MVHS' excellent execution of its option offense led to 41 first-half points as the Matadors won 41-14 against the Overfelt High School Royals. Video by Dickson Tsai. Music: "RaysOfFunk" by carta licensed under CC-BY-NC 3.0. The varsity football team controlled the game with a 41-14 win against ...