El Estoque

Senior and captain Mikey Tzankov dribbles the ball past an opponent from ARHS.

Boys Soccer beats Archbishop Riordan High School 1-0

Anna Kaminitz and Matthew Yoshimoto December 3, 2021
Matadors’ strong teamwork contributes to the win in their first preseason game
Boys soccer: The Matadors fall to Gunn HS on the team’s senior night

Boys soccer: The Matadors fall to Gunn HS on the team’s senior night

Justine Ha, Tabitha Mendez, and Kamyar Moradi February 12, 2020
MVHS falters in upholding strong defense after back-and-forth plays, which resulted into the teams’ fourth league loss of the season
Sophomore Edin Kraja steals the ball from a MHS player.

Boys’ soccer: MVHS defeats Milpitas HS

Jayanti Jha and Elena Khan February 12, 2020

  The MVHS boys varsity soccer team defeated Milpitas HS 5-1, bringing its current league standing to 5-5-1.  The team played strong offense during the first half, scoring four of their...

Athlete of the month: Guy Lavi

Athlete of the month: Guy Lavi

Tabitha Mendez January 7, 2020

After watching games with his dad, uncle and older brother, senior and defender Guy Lavi started playing soccer at age six. Since then, he has had a 13-year career but is still uncertain whether or not...

Boys soccer: Team falls 3-0 to Lynbrook HS

Boys soccer: Team falls 3-0 to Lynbrook HS

Sreya Kumar and Ankit Gupta January 18, 2019
Matadors suffer first league defeat of the year
Boys Soccer: Team succumbs to Mountain View’s strong defense

Boys Soccer: Team succumbs to Mountain View’s strong defense

Sreya Kumar, Kamyar Moradi, and Chelsea Wong November 30, 2018
Matadors lose first preseason game 1-6
Senior Arjun Mathur dribbles in front of a GHS defender. GHS stopped MVHS from scoring any goals in this game.

Boys soccer: MVHS loses league matchup against Gunn HS

Anish Vasudevan January 30, 2018

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...

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

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...

Soccer: Try it out

Soccer: Try it out

Becca Zheng November 9, 2016

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...

Changing Seasons: The evolution of winter sports

Changing Seasons: The evolution of winter sports

Amita Mahajan March 11, 2016

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...

Preseason: Boys varsity soccer find success in playstyle

Preseason: Boys varsity soccer find success in playstyle

Justin Kim January 12, 2016

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...

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