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Boys Volleyball: Matadors triumph in 3-0 victory against Homestead HS

Boys Volleyball: Matadors triumph in 3-0 victory against Homestead HS

Charlotte Chui, Sreya Kumar, and Rucha Soman

April 11, 2019


Filed under Boys Volleyball, Game Reviews, SPORTS, Spring Sports

n the first game of the season, the Matadors played against Homestead HS, and though they came away with a win, MVHS ended the game with a score of 3-1, giving up one set to HHS. The Matadors met HHS on the court again on March 10, for the second time this season. While the first and second sets dragge...

Boys volleyball: MVHS glides past Lynbrook HS in first home game

Boys volleyball: MVHS glides past Lynbrook HS in first home game

Anish Vasudevan and Gauri Kaushik

March 18, 2019


Filed under Game Reviews, SPORTS

Ballerinas, snipers, rowing and baseball. These aren’t actions that one would expect to see from a volleyball team’s bench during a game. However, MVHS boys volleyball is not a regular team. After winning the NorCal championship last season, the team aims to repeat its achievements from last year...

From dream to reality

From dream to reality

Rajas Habbu

September 1, 2018


Filed under Boys Volleyball, SPORTS

It was February 2016 and I was a freshman, eager to be joining the ranks of the MVHS volleyball team and donning the purple and gold. Throughout tryouts, I’d find myself gazing at the purple championship banners with gold embroidery. There was one there for every sport. Every sport except volleyball. ...

Boys volleyball: Team defeats Los Altos HS in senior night game

Boys volleyball: Team defeats Los Altos HS in senior night game

Roshan Fernandez

May 6, 2017


Filed under Boys Volleyball, SPORTS, Spring Sports

p against a Los Altos HS team with a 2-10 league record, the Matadors came into their senior night game feeling confident of a win. After a brief ceremony for seniors Prathik Rao and Yash Hegde, MVHS took the court and the players seemed laid back, all smiling and sharing jokes. “I think a lot of us p...

Boys volleyball: Team’s loss to Deer Valley HS in NorCals semifinals ends season

Boys volleyball: Team’s loss to Deer Valley HS in NorCals semifinals ends season

Malini Ramaiyer

May 31, 2015


Filed under Boys Volleyball, Main slider, SPORTS, Spring Sports

Photos by Aditya Pimplaskar and Christine Liang. even seniors and four years of volleyball makes one heck of a team. The kind of team that wins a lot, that laughs at themselves on the court, that makes history. On Mar. 11, they beat Mountain View High School for the first time in MVHS’ history. ...

Live blog: Boys volleyball vs. Deer Valley HS

Live blog: Boys volleyball vs. Deer Valley HS

Malini Ramaiyer

May 28, 2015


Filed under Boys Volleyball, SPORTS, Spring Sports

The boys volleyball team advances to the NorCals semifinals against Deer Valley High School today at 7 p.m. Click below to keep up with the team's last home game of the year. (function(d, s, id) {var js,ijs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(d.getElementById(id))return;js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="//embed.scribblelive.com/widgets/embed.js";ijs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, ijs);}(document, 'script', 'scrbbl-js'));...

Live blog: Boys volleyball vs. St. Francis HS for CCS championship

Live blog: Boys volleyball vs. St. Francis HS for CCS championship

Malini Ramaiyer

May 19, 2015


Filed under Boys Volleyball, SPORTS, Sports Editor's Picks, Spring Sports

The boys volleyball team will face St. Francis High School for the CCS championship at Independence High School. The game will begin at 7:30 p.m. on May 19. Keep up with the match with the live coverage below. (function(d, s, id) {var js,ijs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(d.getElementById(id)...

Boys volleyball: Matadors conquer the Los Gatos Wildcats 3-2 in CCS semifinals

Boys volleyball: Matadors conquer the Los Gatos Wildcats 3-2 in CCS semifinals

Malini Ramaiyer

May 17, 2015


Filed under Boys Volleyball, Editor's Picks, Main slider, SPORTS, Sports Editor's Picks, Spring Sports

Additional reporting, photos and videos by Aditya Pimplaskar hat happens when you take two co-champions and put them in a CCS semifinals match? You may see the higher seeded team triumph, like Los Gatos High School did for their first league game against MVHS on Apr. 1. There is also a possibility that you’d see an upset with the lower seeded team winning, like MVHS did in their second league game against LGHS on Apr. 29. Or perhaps, you’d see the match go to five se...

Game highlights: Boys volleyball defeats Los Gatos High School in a close match

Game highlights: Boys volleyball defeats Los Gatos High School in a close match

Malini Ramaiyer

May 3, 2015


Filed under Boys Volleyball, SPORTS, Spring Sports

he boys volleyball team’s league record was 9-1 before the game, and their one loss of the season was a 3-1 against Los Gatos High School on Apr. 1. So on Apr. 29, the Matadors were ready to defeat the Wildcats at home. For the boys volleyball team, which is used to dominating games, the compe...

Game GIFs: Boys volleyball dominates against Homestead High School

Game GIFs: Boys volleyball dominates against Homestead High School

Malini Ramaiyer

April 11, 2015


Filed under Boys Volleyball, SPORTS, Spring Sports

The boys volleyball team has a season record of 21-2 and a league record of 7-1. They won 15 of those 21 games in straight sets, so their win against Homestead High School on Wednesday April 8 was not a surprising one but neither was their streak of careless mistakes in their last set. The Matadors are...

Boys volleyball: Team beats Harker Eagles in straight sets

Boys volleyball: Team beats Harker Eagles in straight sets

Malini Ramaiyer

March 17, 2015


Filed under Boys Volleyball, SPORTS, Spring Sports

Photos by Justin Kim. hey placed first at the Leland Tournament on March 8, defeated Mountain View High School 3-0(25-17, 25-19, 25-21) on March 11 and even won the Deer Valley Tournament on March 15. But on March 16, in the third set of the game, the Matadors found themselves down 7-0 against the Hark...

Game of the Week: CCS Boys Volleyball vs Bellarmine

Alina Abidi

May 15, 2014


Filed under Boys Volleyball, Game of the Week, SPORTS, Spring Sports

Boys Volleyball will face Bellarmine Collage Preparatory at 7:00 p.m in the CCS quarterfinals. MVHS is currently seeded in 4th place with a record of 28-5, while BCP is in 5th with a record of 25-8. ...