El Estoque

Boys basketball: Matadors fall short in Monta Vista Holiday Tournament

Boys basketball: Matadors fall short in Monta Vista Holiday Tournament

Aditya Pimplaskar

January 5, 2015

The stands were filled in the MVHS gym for the 6:30 pm boys’ basketball game as a part of the Monta Vista Holiday Tournament. But instead of the faithful purple and gold, players saw an overwhelming amount of blue, in a crowd dominated by Bellarmine’s supporters. Although the Matadors were at home,...

Sports shorts: Winter

Sports shorts: Winter

Carissa Chan

March 20, 2013

This winter sports season was a thrilling one with unexpectedly strong performances by some of the teams and soccer finally playing at home. El Estoque looks back and ranks the five winter sports teams based on record, CCS qualification and comparison to previous years, from best to worst perfor...

Boys basketball: Senior George Geha notches double-double in win

Boys basketball: Senior George Geha notches double-double in win

Dickson Tsai

February 9, 2012

Senior George Geha had a double-double with 16 points and 11 rebounds while MVHS out-rebounded Santa Clara High School 35-16 to win 52-45 on Feb. 3. Video by Dickson Tsai. Music: "Fhantom Surfer (Abstract Audio Mix)" by spinningmerkaba (ft. Abstract Audio aka Citizen_XO) licensed under CC-BY-NC-3.0. ...

Boys basketball: Matadors lose to Lynbrook in overtime

Boys basketball: Matadors lose to Lynbrook in overtime

Megan Jones

January 31, 2012

Senior George Geha's three-pointer with two seconds left on the clock forced overtime against the Lynbrook Vikings, but the Matadors lost 45-46. Footage by Morahd Shawki. Video compiled by Dickson Tsai. Music: "Kamihamiha Comin'" (ft. Kamihamiha) by JupiterSkydive licensed under CC-BY-3.0. With six ...

Boys basketball: Fourth place finish at Lynbrook Invitational

Boys basketball: Fourth place finish at Lynbrook Invitational

Dickson Tsai

December 12, 2011

After gaining the consolation championship at the Westmont Tournament, the Matadors entered the Lynbrook Invitational from Dec. 8 to Dec. 10 with a 2-1 record. Despite a strong defensive performance in a 39-35 win over Sobrato High School in the first round, the defense collapsed in the second quarter in their losses ...

Postgame baller bashes and breakdowns

Postgame baller bashes and breakdowns

Eric Wong

February 6, 2010

When the final buzzer sounds, be prepared for raw emotion Read More »...

SLIDESHOW: Welcome to Matador Territory

SLIDESHOW: Welcome to Matador Territory

Jacqueline Barr

January 30, 2009

Hundreds of fans turn up the school spirit in anticipation of the varsity boys' basketball team taking on the Lynbrook Vikings. Read More »...