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Game GIFs: Boys soccer vs. Evergreen Valley HS

Game GIFs: Boys soccer vs. Evergreen Valley HS

Malini Ramaiyer

February 28, 2015

Though the game remained scoreless for the first half hour, the match was far from monotonous. Anchored by its strong defending and goalkeeping, the Matadors defeated Evergreen Valley High School to advance to the CCS quarterfinals. Check the gifs below to see five key moments from this first round fix...

Boys soccer: Team defeats Evergreen Valley HS in first round CCS game

Alina Abidi

February 28, 2015

In boys soccer’s last game, junior Radwan Hamwi took two penalty kicks and made both. In their first round CCS game against Evergreen Valley HS on Feb. 25, he did the same thing. Hawmi’s first goal, thirty minutes into the game, put MVHS up 1-0 at halftime. His second penalty kick came an hour an...

Boys soccer: Senior Night game against Mountain View HS results in tie

Boys soccer: Senior Night game against Mountain View HS results in tie

Alina Abidi

February 17, 2015

  When the Matadors faced Mountain View High School for the second time, they had a 1-6-4 league record to Mountain View's 5-5-1. The last time they faced Mountain View, they lost 3-2 despite a brace from junior Radwan Hamwi. At halftime, the Matadors were down 2-0 and needed a tie to keep their CCS hopes alive. And after conceding another goal in the sec...

Boys soccer: Senior night vs Mountain View HS

Boys soccer: Senior night vs Mountain View HS

Alina Abidi

February 17, 2015

The Matadors will face Mountain View High School at 5:30 p.m. for their Senior Night game. // ...

Boys soccer: Team falls against Palo Alto High School in three-game scoring drought

Boys soccer: Team falls against Palo Alto High School in three-game scoring drought

Colin Ni

January 19, 2015

Two losses, one tie and zero goals. The team dropped farther back in league standings after a loss to Palo Alto High School on Jan. 13. PAHS scored the first and only goal in the game after multiple drives in the second half, during which most of the action took place on the MVHS side.  MVHS lost t...

Boys soccer: Matadors lose a struggling game against Homestead High School

Boys soccer: Matadors lose a struggling game against Homestead High School

Anushka Tyagi

January 9, 2015

The team was feeling confident as Homestead High School’s boys soccer team approached the field. Each player was more than ready to start off the season strong on Jan. 6. The athletes had powerful possession of the ball and executed strong plays. The energy and excitement for the first game of the...

Boys soccer: Team aims for a successful season with new coach

Boys soccer: Team aims for a successful season with new coach

Anushka Tyagi

November 30, 2014

CCS was one goal away from the boys soccer team last year. Taking the place of previous Head Coach and current Assistant Coach Pooya Hajjarian, Head Coach Patrick Lowney hopes to drive the boys to even more success this season. Lowney is already impressed with the boys since Hajjarian has primed t...

Game of the Week: Boys Soccer vs. Milpitas

Game of the Week: Boys Soccer vs. Milpitas

Nathan Desai

January 31, 2014

The boys soccer match will begin Jan. 31 at 3:30 p.m. Read More »

Boys Soccer: Matadors dominate 3-1 versus Lynbrook High School with comeback win

Boys Soccer: Matadors dominate 3-1 versus Lynbrook High School with comeback win

Sarah Ramos

January 22, 2014

Nearly impenetrable defense stops LHS in its tracks, unstoppable offense comes back to win the game.  Read More »...

Boys soccer: New team looks forward to promising season

Boys soccer: New team looks forward to promising season

Sarah Ramos

December 6, 2013

Despite graduated players, team hopes to make CCS after preseason wins. Read More »...

Boys soccer: Matadors hand Firebirds first loss of the season

Boys soccer: Matadors hand Firebirds first loss of the season

Atharva Fulay

January 28, 2013

The Matadors faced off against the Fremont Firebirds, the last undefeated team in the league on Jan. 25. After a quick start and crisp passes, the Matadors were able to fend off any early goals by the Firebirds. In the second half, MVHS played aggressively and was able to get a goal to take the lead...

Boys soccer: Second regular season loss for Matadors

Boys soccer: Second regular season loss for Matadors

Carissa Chan

January 10, 2013

Boys varsity soccer played a tight first half against Palo Alto but eventually fell behind 1-3. Read More »...