El Estoque

Boys volleyball: Matadors lose CCS quarterfinals 3-1 against Homestead

Junior Cory Low takes a powerful swing past Homestead blockers as teammates seniors Jeffrey Zhang and Edward Wang look on. Though the Matadors won the first set, they lost the game 3-1. Photo by Cynthia Mao.

Howard Lee

May 12, 2012

The crack of palm against ball echoed loudly in the gym, cutting through even the crowd’s chatter. With powerful hits like these, the Matadors hoped to defeat Homestead High School in a rematch, this time at the CCS quarterfinals on Thursday, May 10. Despite strong plays, the Matadors lost three se...

Boys volleyball: Matadors lose to Spartans 1-3

Sophomore Ryan Manley goes up for the kill in the varsity boys volleyball match against Mountain View on March 28. Though the game was close, the Matadors lost 1-3 (23-25, 26-24, 23-25, 23-25). Photo by Christophe Haubursin.

Jacob Lui

March 29, 2012

On March 28, the varsity boys volleyball team stepped up against the challenging team from Mountain View High School. But the Matadors were ready to present a formidable game against the reputable Spartans. “Coach wanted us to serve hard today. [And] against tougher teams, you have to go for...