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Boys soccer: MVHS loses league matchup against Gunn HS

Boys soccer: MVHS loses league matchup against Gunn HS

Anish Vasudevan

January 30, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

At the end of a rainy and cold week, the MVHS boys soccer team faced off against Gunn HS for the second time in their season. Since they lost to GHS 3-2 three weeks earlier in the season, MVHS has only experienced more disappointment, winning only one out of four games since that matchup. Looking...

Boys soccer: Team clinches 2-1 victory against Gilroy HS

Boys soccer: Team clinches 2-1 victory against Gilroy HS

Elizabeth Han

December 5, 2017


Filed under Boys Soccer, Game Reviews, SPORTS

ovember 30 was a day of firsts. After weeks of preparation, varsity coach Todd Kimble coached his first game with the team, picking up the baton from former coach Patrick Lowney’s five-year legacy. New teammates filled up the bench, including members from the development team — a project created b...

Soccer: Try it out

Soccer: Try it out

Becca Zheng

November 9, 2016


Filed under Best of Videos, Boys Soccer, Coach's corner, Girls Soccer, SPORTS, Sports Digital, Winter Sports

ith hope and determination, students jump into soccer tryouts, hoping to impress the coaches and make the team. With coaches containing their own unique mindset and goals, it takes a variety of characteristics and skills to make varsity. The girls varsity soccer team also welcomes a new coach, Jose V...

Changing Seasons: The evolution of winter sports

Changing Seasons: The evolution of winter sports

Amita Mahajan

March 11, 2016


Filed under SPORTS, Winter Sports

Co-reported with Pranav Iyer. Correction: The number of seniors on the girls basketball team in the magazine from 2012-2015 were inaccurate. The correct numbers are reported below. Boys Soccer: A losing team was quickly turned into a winning program that eventually reached the CCS playoffs for the f...

Preseason: Boys varsity soccer find success in playstyle

Preseason: Boys varsity soccer find success in playstyle

Justin Kim

January 12, 2016


Filed under Boys Soccer, SPORTS, Winter Sports

Co-written with Kingsley Wang On paper, the boys varsity soccer team has an average record. They have won three games, lost three and drew even in two. After a heartbreaking loss in penalties to Los Altos High School in the Homestead Cup final match, the Matadors have lost three consecutive games,...

Matador of the Week: Brad Ohadi

Sarah Ramos

March 2, 2014


Filed under Matador of the Week, SPORTS

The Co-captain describes his favorite moments from the 2013-2014 season. Read More »

Boys Soccer: Matadors dominate 3-1 versus Lynbrook High School with comeback win

Boys Soccer: Matadors dominate 3-1 versus Lynbrook High School with comeback win

Sarah Ramos

January 22, 2014


Filed under Boys Soccer, SPORTS, Winter Sports

Nearly impenetrable defense stops LHS in its tracks, unstoppable offense comes back to win the game.  Read More »...

Boys soccer: New team looks forward to promising season

Boys soccer: New team looks forward to promising season

Sarah Ramos

December 6, 2013


Filed under Boys Soccer, SPORTS, Winter Sports

Despite graduated players, team hopes to make CCS after preseason wins. Read More »...

Sports shorts: Winter

Sports shorts: Winter

Carissa Chan

March 20, 2013


Filed under Main slider, SPORTS

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 soccer: Second regular season loss for Matadors

Boys soccer: Second regular season loss for Matadors

Carissa Chan

January 10, 2013


Filed under Boys Soccer, Game Reviews, SPORTS, Winter Sports

Boys varsity soccer played a tight first half against Palo Alto but eventually fell behind 1-3. Read More »...

Boys soccer: Matadors add third shutout to the season

Boys soccer: Matadors add third shutout to the season

Yaamini Venkataraman

January 22, 2012


Filed under Boys Soccer, Game Reviews, SPORTS, Winter Sports

Four league games into the season, the Matadors have had resounding wins over most of their opponents. Even though they faced a disappointing 1-0 loss against Los Gatos, that one point is the only point scored against MVHS so far in the season. They added another win on Jan. 20 to their record by defeating Fremont 2-0. The...

Soccer parents

Soccer parents

Eric Wong

January 7, 2010


Filed under Blogs '09-'10

With all the focus on soccer moms, don't forget about soccer dads Read More »...