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El Estoque

The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

Senior Malvika Mecker dribbles down the field. Mecker scored the only matador goal in the first half.

Girls soccer: Lady Mats end three-game scoreless streak

Mihir Joshi January 28, 2013

Strong play from the girls help halt losing streak The Lady Mats faced off against the Homestead Mustangs on Jan. 18, finishing with a score of 1-1 to end a three game scoring drought. Improved ball...

Hayley Chan throw-in

Girls soccer: Win increases streak to four

Atharva Fulay December 16, 2012

The girls soccer team won with a score of 1-0 against Sobrato High School on Dec. 8 at home due to dominant possession of the ball. The Matadors were also short of players, having only 14 instead of...

Senior Chelsea Soldan steals the ball from the Longhorns in the second half. The Lady Mats improved anticipation of the ball helped them score twice in the second half. Photo by Joyce Varma.

Girls soccer: Matadors take 3-0 win over Leigh High School

Joyce Varma December 9, 2012

The Lady Mats played Leigh High School on Dec. 6 and secured another home victory with a final score of 3-0. Improved communication and anticipation of the ball helped MVHS score three goals and intercept...

Girls soccer: 1-0 victory secured in final offensive push

Girls soccer: 1-0 victory secured in final offensive push

Alexandria Poh December 5, 2012

Matadors defeat the Fremont Firebirds with improved communication. Though the score stayed at 0-0 for the majority of the game, the Matadors claimed the second win of the preseason against Fremont...

Girls soccer: Last minute goal results in 1-0 victory

Girls soccer: Last minute goal results in 1-0 victory

Karen Feng November 30, 2012

Matadors win first home game despite inconsistency. Despite slick conditions after a day of rain, the Lady Mats emerged victorious against Prospect High School in their third preseason home game...

Girls soccer: Senior Night shutout adds to undefeated streak

Girls soccer: Senior Night shutout adds to undefeated streak

Yaamini Venkataraman February 21, 2012

The day of their senior game, seniors Hannah DeBaets and Sophia Tiene thought they would not be able to play. However, coach Alan Kute had something else in mind. Kute arranged for a special start,...

Girls soccer: Mountain View game brings second tie in a row

Girls soccer: Mountain View game brings second tie in a row

Yaamini Venkataraman February 9, 2012

With CCS playoffs drawing closer, the Matadors faced Mountain View High School, the top-ranked team in the league, on Feb. 8. Mountain View had beaten MVHS in CCS last year in the quarterfinals. “I’d...

Girls soccer: Matadors lose 0-2 in battle against Los Gatos

Girls soccer: Matadors lose 0-2 in battle against Los Gatos

Yaamini Venkataraman January 12, 2012

  Coming into the game with a 1-0-1 league record the Lady Mats hoped to add another victory. However, they suffered a difficult loss of 0-2 against Los Gatos High School on Jan. 11 due to...

Girls soccer: Matadors tie 1-1 against Palo Alto

Girls soccer: Matadors tie 1-1 against Palo Alto

Yaamini Venkataraman January 6, 2012

Coming from pre-season with a 4-2-0 record, the Lady Mats hoped to secure a win against long-time rival Palo Alto in their first league game on Jan. 4. Instead, the team tied 1-1.The first period...

Girls soccer ties 0-0 against Los Gatos High School

Girls soccer ties 0-0 against Los Gatos High School

Karishma Mehrotra February 13, 2011

  The tie at the girls soccer senior game qualifies them for CCS  The varsity girls soccer team, third in the De Anza league, moves on to CCS after their 0 - 0 tie against...

Girls soccer ties against Mountain View, 1-1

Girls soccer ties against Mountain View, 1-1

Karishma Mehrotra January 6, 2011

Despite disadvantages and a slow start, the Matadors cleaned up their plays to a draw 1 to 1 in the second half In the first league game of the season, the varsity girls soccer team managed...

Varsity girls soccer defeats Mountain View in home game

Anthony Chen January 24, 2009

 Final score: 2-1 What had started out as a close home game between the Matadors and the Mountain View Spartans turned out to be a win for the home team, bringing their season record up to 11-2-1....

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