El Estoque

Girls basketball: MVHS falls to undefeated Cupertino HS in double overtime

Girls basketball: MVHS falls to undefeated Cupertino HS in double overtime

Alina Abidi

February 21, 2015


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

inutes before the end of the final quarter of girls basketball's Senior Night game, there was something missing on the court: the seniors. The team's three star players, seniors Kaisa Rautiainen, Hannah Pollek and Christina Jennings, fouled out. The senior drought didn't just last the remaining few m...

Girls basketball: Matadors bounce back to defeat Fremont High School 43-23

Girls basketball: Matadors bounce back to defeat Fremont High School 43-23

Alina Abidi

February 13, 2015


Filed under Girls Basketball, SPORTS, Winter Sports

he Matadors scored 43 points against Fremont High School, but the most exciting shots came after the final buzzer. The players watched from the sidelines as senior Hannah Pollek passed junior Radwan Hamwi a basketball and he kicked it in vaguely in the direction of the net. Pollek teased him bef...

Girls basketball: Team faces Fremont High School

Girls basketball: Team faces Fremont High School

Alina Abidi

February 11, 2015


Filed under Girls Basketball, SPORTS, Winter Sports

Girls basketball will face Fremont High School at 7:00 p.m. // ...

Purple and Gold Pride: Basketball quad night at Lynbrook HS

Purple and Gold Pride: Basketball quad night at Lynbrook HS

Malini Ramaiyer

February 7, 2015


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

While the rain poured outside, students continued to file in for LHS's first quad night on Feb. 6. Soaking, they walked carefully so they wouldn't slip on the gym floor. The janitors were on stand-by with towels in hand to run on to the court and dry wet spots. The Vikings' student section fille...

Girls basketball: Matadors unable to catch up to Lynbrook Vikings

Girls basketball: Matadors unable to catch up to Lynbrook Vikings

Alina Abidi

February 7, 2015


Filed under Girls Basketball, SPORTS, Winter Sports

View a liveblog and video of the game. he fans in Lynbrook High School's gym were not all clad in navy and red. They didn't have perfectly rehearsed cheers or elaborate posters or matching bull horns. And yet, they were undeniably coordinated. The bleachers fell into a routine. The Vikings hustled to...

Basketball faces Lynbrook HS

Basketball faces Lynbrook HS

Alina Abidi

February 6, 2015


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

At 6:15 p.m., girls basketball will take on the Lynbrook Vikings. The boys will tackle them an hour and a half later. Tune in to see a live broadcast of both games. Check the feed immediately below for the live coverage. Check the video below that for highlights from the games. Due to technical difficulties,...

Girls basketball: MVHS defeats Homestead Mustangs 45-36

Girls basketball: MVHS defeats Homestead Mustangs 45-36

Alina Abidi

February 5, 2015


Filed under Girls Basketball, SPORTS, Winter Sports

View a liveblog of the game. The day before girls basketball faced Homestead High School for the second time this season, they had homework to do. The team watched their previous loss against the Mustangs and took notes, strategized, commented and planned until they were prepared. In the footage, they s...

Liveblog: Girls basketball vs. Homestead HS

Alina Abidi

February 4, 2015


Filed under Girls Basketball, SPORTS, Winter Sports

Girls basketball's game against Homestead High School will begin at 7:00 p.m. MVHS' league record is 3-4, and the Mustangs have a record of 5-2. // This game was reported by Alina Abidi and Nathan Desai....

Girls basketball: Team falls to Milpitas Trojans after neck and neck game

Girls basketball: Team falls to Milpitas Trojans after neck and neck game

Alina Abidi

February 1, 2015


Filed under Girls Basketball, SPORTS, Winter Sports

View a liveblog of the game. A neat row of black socks and bright purple basketball shoes tap on the wooden floor of the gym as players sit on the bench, hunched over, watching the game. The girls basketball team wears bright white and gold jerseys and shorts, but not every player has their unifo...

Liveblog: Girls basketball vs. Milpitas HS

Liveblog: Girls basketball vs. Milpitas HS

Alina Abidi

January 28, 2015


Filed under Girls Basketball, SPORTS, Winter Sports

 The Matadors will face Milpitas High School at 7:00 p.m. The team has a 2-3 league and 4-8 overall record. // ...

Game GIFs: Boys and girls basketball face league rivals

Game GIFs: Boys and girls basketball face league rivals

Malini Ramaiyer

January 19, 2015


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

Boys and girls basketball teams competed on Jan. 16 a week after Basketball Opening Night against league rivals Lynbrook Vikings. The MVHS teams triumphed, with the boys winning 53-36 and the girls 55-31. Boys basketball MVHS students piled into the gym to watch yet another intense basketball match...

Purple and gold pride: Basketball vs. Lynbrook HS

Purple and gold pride: Basketball vs. Lynbrook HS

Alina Abidi

January 17, 2015


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

On Jan. 16, boys and girls varsity basketball faced Lynbrook HS. Both teams won. The undefeated boys beat LHS 52-36 and the girls ended the game with a similar lead of 55-37. Hover over the images below to learn about some of the attendees of the night's games. Photos by Malini Ramaiyer ...