El Estoque

Badminton: Matadors dominate in win against Cupertino

Junior Anand Kumar set up for a smash. Despite a slow start, Kumar won his sets 15-8 and 15-3. Photo by Margaret Lin.

Mihir Joshi

April 24, 2013

Consistent play in all categories leads MVHS to an easy win. The MVHS badminton team hosted Cupertino High School on April 9 and came out on top, winning all but two matches. Boys Singles: Junior Anand Kumar had a slow start to his match. The first few minutes were marked with multiple service chan...

Serving up success

Serving up success

Daniel Fernandez

April 10, 2013

As a birdie soars through the air, a Monta Vista badminton player scrambles toward the net and prepares to perform a long-practiced powershot. She misses. Instantly, badminton head coach Charley Situ’s voice echoes over the field house walls. “Hey! Faster next time. Don’t just stand there like...

Badminton: Matadors beat Chargers for a 21-9 win

Badminton: Matadors beat Chargers for a 21-9 win

Alexandria Poh

May 2, 2012

On Thursday, April 26, MVHS faced Wilcox High School for the second time, defeating them at home with a dominant score of 21-9. Though the Chargers made noticeable improvements, they were still unable to secure a win. The Matadors overpowered the team with consistent gameplay and the help of several point-costing mistakes by the Chargers. Varsity one mixed doubles:...

Badminton beats Gunn with close win

Badminton beats Gunn with close win

Lisa Zhang

April 10, 2011

A balance of wins and losses result in a near tie with Gunn Read More »...

CCS badminton: home court advantage

CCS badminton: home court advantage

Eric Wong

May 28, 2010

CCS badminton semifinals were held at MVHS on May 26 with three Matadors competing Read More »...

Stolen: badminton team member tells her story

Stolen: badminton team member tells her story

Aafreen Mahmood

April 29, 2009

Sophomore Angela Gu gets her backpack stolen by CHS students during the MVHS vs CHS badminton team on April 9. Suspects in custody.  Read More »...

Gary Wang: Badminton beast

Christian Fatoohi

September 26, 2008

MVHS sophomore participates in Junior Nationals Badminton Tournament in June, 2008 Read More »...