El Estoque

End of the line

End of the line

Michelle Wong and Aditi Gnanasekar

May 25, 2018


Filed under Baseball, SPORTS, Spring Sports

Editor's note: Although Anthony Moll is on the El Estoque staff, he has been included in this story in order to include all graduating seniors on the MVHS baseball team. From walk-on beginners to ten year veterans, the 2018 seniors all came into the MVHS baseball team with varying experiences, goals,...

Boys baseball: MVHS wins three consecutive games in three days

Boys baseball: MVHS wins three consecutive games in three days

Michelle Wong

April 2, 2018


Filed under Baseball, SPORTS, Spring Sports

Additional reporting by Sannidhi Menon and Himani Yalamaddi hree consecutive games. Three consecutive wins. Last week, the MVHS baseball team played two games against Fremont HS and one non-league game against Mission San Jose HS. See below for two out of the three victories the Matadors obtained. M...

Farewell to the Chief: After decades, the Cleveland Indians finally change their controversial logo

Farewell to the Chief: After decades, the Cleveland Indians finally change their controversial logo

Sreya Kumar

February 19, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

When history teacher and baseball enthusiast Robbie Hoffman was scrolling through his news feed, an article stuck out to him: “Cleveland Indians removing Chief Wahoo logo for the 2019 season.” Curious, he clicked on the article wondering why the pro sport team was making this move after decades ...

Baseball: MVHS’ win against Fremont HS brings them a step closer to CCS

Baseball: MVHS’ win against Fremont HS brings them a step closer to CCS

Michelle Wong

May 8, 2017


Filed under Baseball, SPORTS, Spring Sports

ith the hot sun beating down on them, the Matadors hit an astounding five runs during the fourth inning, helping them secure a win as they defeated Fremont HS on May 3 with a score of 7-5. Their current ranking at a three way tie for third place in the league meant that MVHS would have to win all of the...

Baseball: Matadors pull past Homestead HS with a late rally

Baseball: Matadors pull past Homestead HS with a late rally

Michelle Wong

April 13, 2017


Filed under Baseball, SPORTS, Spring Sports

Additional reporting by Himani Yalamaddi. ith consecutive hits by the Matadors allowing them to score point after point during the sixth inning, the relatively slow game culminated in an action packed inning that gave MVHS the victory. On March 27, a rally in the sixth inning brought MVHS to a thr...

Liveblog: Boys baseball faces Santa Clara HS

Liveblog: Boys baseball faces Santa Clara HS

Michelle Wong

April 6, 2017


Filed under Baseball, SPORTS, Spring Sports

Follow the baseball game live as MVHS takes on Santa Clara Bruins in a home league game. // ...

Baseball: Team dominates Cupertino HS in 8-4 win

Baseball: Team dominates Cupertino HS in 8-4 win

Michelle Wong

March 30, 2017


Filed under Baseball, SPORTS, Spring Sports

On March 21, tensions were high as the Matadors finally faced their long-anticipated opponent, Cupertino HS. After their win against Lynbrook HS on March 16, MVHS awaited their game against their rival CHS, which the team believed would be a much more difficult opponent. What began as a strong start by...

Back at it

Back at it

Akshara Majjiga

March 8, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Fall Sports, SPORTS, Sports Features, Spring Sports, Swimming & Diving, Water Polo

en years ago, when JV baseball coach Shawn Voigt graduated from MVHS with the class of 2007, things were different. Without the internet, Voigt found it difficult to develop his skills and opinions with limited access to contrasting perspectives. But, 2015 JV water polo and swim coach Jennifer Liu, who...

Baseball:Team looks at 2015 season with optimism after a strong off-season

Baseball:Team looks at 2015 season with optimism after a strong off-season

Amol Pande

March 3, 2015


Filed under Baseball, SPORTS, Spring Sports, Uncategorized

The Matadors look to start the season stronger than last year. Last year the Matadors were a strong team but failed to start quickly. This year, however, they are riding on the momentum that they had finishing the season.5 games into league play  last season the Matadors were 1-4 in league. within the ...

Taking on new tides

Amol Pande

May 5, 2014


Filed under SPORTS, Sports

Senior took a hiatus from baseball, to focus on unconventional sport.           A young man runs around a baseball diamond, sweat pouring down his face as he completes his infield drills. Despite the hard work in the heat, his wide smile is clearly visible as his teet...

Matador of the Week: Surya Kumaraguru

Matador of the Week: Surya Kumaraguru

Alina Abidi

April 12, 2014


Filed under Matador of the Week, SPORTS

Though sophomore Surya Kumaraguru was recently pulled up to varsity, his walk-off single and strong pitching contributed to the Matador’s first league win against Milpitas High School on April 7. Kumaraguru started playing baseball at age five for a farm team, and despite not playing well at first, he improved and eventually played for t...

Baseball: Mv vs Milpitas live radio broadcast

Amol Pande

April 8, 2014


Filed under Baseball, SPORTS, Spring Sports

The Matadors Travel to Milpitas to play the Trojans in the second game of the series. ElEstoqueSports is on Mixlr The game starts at 4pm 4/9/14....