El Estoque

From serving as bonding events to fueling athletes in reaching their maximum potential, food is an integral part of an athletes’ experience. Whether it’s increasing intake of specific food groups to compensate for dietary restrictions or making their own meals, MVHS student-athletes have taken their diets into their own hands to make sure they’re “fuelin’ up.”

Fuelin’ Up

Anna Jerolimov, Jayanti Jha, Elena Khan, Lance Tong, and Brian Xu September 16, 2020
Exploring how food affects athletes before and during the COVID-19 pandemic
Boys Volleyball: Class of 2020 Seniors

Boys Volleyball: Class of 2020 Seniors

Anjali Singh and Rucha Soman May 1, 2020
The class of 2020 reflects on their time playing MVHS volleyball
Senior Daniel Chang and junior Brandon Ng successfully block a spike by a Lynbrook HS player. The duo amounted for multiple blocks during the game.

Boys volleyball: MVHS takes commanding win against Lynbrook HS

Elena Khan and Anish Vasudevan March 3, 2020

The MVHS boys volleyball team, who hasn’t played a game since its Norcal championship win last season, defeated Lynbrook HS (LHS) at its first home game of the season. The team won in straight sets,...

Seniors Nikhil Bapat (right) and Gautham Dasari (left) embrace after winning CCS for the first time in program history. The victory over Bellarmine CP came after three consecutive CCS losses to BCP, most recently when BCP beat MVHS in the 2018 final. Photo by Roshan Fernandez.

Back to back: How boys volleyball overcame immense expectations

Roshan Fernandez and Kamyar Moradi May 22, 2019

elief — that’s what Coach Paul Chiu felt last year when the boys volleyball team took home its first major championship. He says it was delightful to watch everyone celebrate the NorCal Championship...

Recapping boys volleyball’s CCS championship and NorCal playoff run

Recapping boys volleyball’s CCS championship and NorCal playoff run

Roshan Fernandez May 12, 2019

itting on the left-most side of the bench, Coach Paul Chiu clicked his pen rapidly. On, off, on, off — he kept doing it, paying close attention to his players on the court.   It was the third set...

Junior Charlie Yi prepares to spike the ball against CHS. The Matadors won their 22nd game in a row.

Boys volleyball: MVHS defeats Cupertino HS 3-0

Kamyar Moradi and Stuti Upadhyay April 25, 2019

It was Friday before break as the MVHS boys volleyball team faced off against CHS. Parents and fellow students lined the bleachers as the confident Matadors team prepared to face their division rival,...

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

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...

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

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...

Image taken with permission of Matthew Yang

From dream to reality

Rajas Habbu September 1, 2018

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...

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

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...

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

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...

Live blog: Boys volleyball vs. Deer Valley HS

Live blog: Boys volleyball vs. Deer Valley HS

Malini Ramaiyer May 28, 2015

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)...

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