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Highlight video: 2016 intramural basketball semifinals and finals

Highlight video: 2016 intramural basketball semifinals and finals

Pranav Iyer

May 10, 2016


Filed under Boys Basketball, Girls Basketball, SPORTS

Every year, basketball players and fans across the school await the intramural basketball tournament. And each year it lives up to its potential, with ankle breakers, blood baths and buzzer-beating finishes. What was a 16-team field was cut to four teams in just two days of play. Relive the memories of ...

Girls basketball: Team clinches senior night victory against Milpitas HS

Girls basketball: Team clinches senior night victory against Milpitas HS

Issra Osman

February 25, 2016


Filed under Game Reviews, Girls Basketball, Winter Sports

Reporting and pictures by Karen Ma and Issra Osman. Exposure by Issra Osman....

Live Broadcast: Basketball quad game vs Lynbrook HS

Live Broadcast: Basketball quad game vs Lynbrook HS

Pranav Iyer

February 5, 2016


Filed under Boys Basketball, Girls Basketball, SPORTS, Winter Sports

Both the boys and girls teams will be facing off against each other for the second time this season. The broadcast will start at 6:15 p.m.

A look back: Quad game vs Lynbrook HS on Jan. 15

A look back: Quad game vs Lynbrook HS on Jan. 15

Pranav Iyer

February 5, 2016


Filed under Boys Basketball, Girls Basketball, SPORTS, Winter Sports

On Friday Feb. 5th the Matadors will take on the Lynbrook Vikings for the second time this season. Before that, take a look back at a very memorable and nail biting night when the boys and girls teams first faced off on Jan. 15. ...

Girls basketball: Team secures win against Fremont HS

Girls basketball: Team secures win against Fremont HS

Karen Ma

January 15, 2016


Filed under Game Reviews, Girls Basketball, SPORTS, Winter Sports

he squeaking of Nikes and the shouts of players resonated throughout the main gym as the girls basketball game against Fremont HS began at 7 p.m. on Jan. 12. With strong synergy between the players and fluent ball movement on both offense and defense, the Matadors clinched a 41-30 win against FHS. ...

Liveblog: Quad game vs. Lynbrook HS

Liveblog: Quad game vs. Lynbrook HS

Aditya Pimplaskar

January 15, 2016


Filed under Boys Basketball, Girls Basketball, SPORTS, Winter Sports

Follow the boys and girls games live as both teams face the LHS Vikings.   Liveblog by Kalpana Gopalkrishnan, Tal Marom and Aditya Pimplaskar // // ...

Liveblog: Girls basketball vs. Fremont HS

Liveblog: Girls basketball vs. Fremont HS

Issra Osman

January 12, 2016


Filed under Girls Basketball, SPORTS, Winter Sports

Follow the game live as MVHS takes on the Fremont HS Firebirds. The Matadors will be playing their first home league game at 7 p.m on Jan. 12. // ...

Girls basketball: Team trails behind dominant Mills HS

Girls basketball: Team trails behind dominant Mills HS

Kalpana Gopalkrishnan

December 18, 2015


Filed under Game Reviews, Girls Basketball, SPORTS, Winter Sports

Co-reported by Kalpana Gopalkrishnan, Pranav Iyer and Aditya Pimplaskar he Matadors were shut out in the first quarter. Mills HS went on a 21-0 run as they took advantage of MVHS’s turnovers on offense. MHS’s shooters took advantage of the defense and shot threes from the weak links of the court....

Girls basketball: Team falls 58-35 to Independence HS

Girls basketball: Team falls 58-35 to Independence HS

Karen Ma

December 16, 2015


Filed under Game Reviews, Girls Basketball, SPORTS, Winter Sports

s players clad in sleeveless white uniforms lined with purple and gold began warming up with shoots and passes, the excitement for the girls basketball match against Independence HS intensified among the team and spectators. Before the first period began, the team gathered for a pre-game huddle and,...

Girls basketball: Matadors aim to reach CCS once again

Girls basketball: Matadors aim to reach CCS once again

Karen Ma

December 6, 2015


Filed under Girls Basketball, SPORTS, Winter Sports

ast season, the team made it to the Central Coast Section playoffs. With an overall younger group and tough months of practice ahead, the varsity girls basketball team is determined to place in the top three in its league and repeat its qualification for CCS this season. The team consists of three fre...

Girls basketball: MVHS defeats Alisal HS 40-27

Girls basketball: MVHS defeats Alisal HS 40-27

Alina Abidi

February 26, 2015


Filed under Girls Basketball, SPORTS, Winter Sports

Girls basketball players walked off the court after winning their first CCS game of the season and began singing. Sophomore Shivalika Chavan joined in as well as a cake made its way to the middle of the team huddle and she realized that the singing was for her. "I finally remembered that it was my bir...

Live Broadcast: Girls basketball vs. Alisal HS

Live Broadcast: Girls basketball vs. Alisal HS

Malini Ramaiyer

February 24, 2015


Filed under Girls Basketball, SPORTS, Sports Editor's Picks, Winter Sports

Girls basketball will compete in its first CCS match against Alisal High School on Feb. 24, tune in to the broadcast at 7 p.m. Due to technical difficulties, we've had to switch to a live blog. // ...