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Girls soccer: First win motivates team for league games

Senior Alice Johnson dodges two CHS defenders before passing the ball to freshman Kalpana Gopalkrishnan. The team used a new formation that included five midfielders, which increased passing opportunities and a smoother transition from defense to offense.

Alina Abidi

January 9, 2014

The girls soccer team won their sixth preseason game 2-1 at home against Castilleja High School on Jan. 7 due to an aggressive first half and consistent defense. After a string of losses and ties, the team achieved their first victory in the last game before league play. “We’ve had quite a few losses, so th...

Girls soccer: Team prepares for a season full of changes

Alina Abidi

November 27, 2013

New coaching staff and player diversity motivates team to restart their CCS qualification streak. Read More »

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

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.

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 countless passes from the Longhorns. The Matadors scored their first goal near the middle of the...