El Estoque

The MVHS boys water polo team discusses strategy at half time.

MVHS falls to Lynbrook High School in its season premiere

Lance Tong and Anna Jerolimov September 10, 2021
The Boys Water Polo team lose 13-12 in a thrilling sudden death third overtime
Despite solid shots, the MVHS team could not keep up with Harker HS as the game went on. Photo by Jayanti Jha

Boys Water Polo falls to Harker HS 11-22

Anna Jerolimov, Jayanti Jha, and Elena Khan May 18, 2021
The team loses its energy in the second half after a promising first half
Each student-athlete had their own lane line during practice to maintain social distancing.

Water Polo holds its first preseason practice

Jayanti Jha and Elena Khan October 19, 2020
Boys and Girls Water Polo teams share their impressions of their first conditioning with COVID-19 restrictions
Boys water polo: Matadors narrowly lose senior night to Palo Alto HS

Boys water polo: Matadors narrowly lose senior night to Palo Alto HS

Roshan Fernandez October 24, 2017

olorful ribbons and posters lined the pool deck, a table with cake, drinks, and other snacks sat up against the wall, and fans filed into the MVHS pool area, filling the bleachers until they were packed...

Boys water polo: Team loses to Los Gatos HS 6-10

Boys water polo: Team loses to Los Gatos HS 6-10

Roshan Fernandez October 11, 2017

he sun was setting on the horizon, casting golden rays that bounced off the MVHS swimming pool as the boys water polo team prepared to play Los Gatos HS in one of their last home games of the season. After...

Love (left) has a brief discussion with Jarvis (right) during a water polo practice after school. Communication between the two new coaches is necessary to keep the program running smoothly.

Water Polo: A fresh start

ZaZu Lippert August 12, 2017

Co-reported by Anish Vasudevan.  ollowing a rocky last season after both varsity teams finished with losing records, the water polo program is looking to bounce back and pave way for stronger and more...

Boys water polo: What really happened in their one point loss against Homestead HS?

Boys water polo: What really happened in their one point loss against Homestead HS?

Om Khandekar October 10, 2016

In the end, the game came down to a one point difference between the MVHS boy's water polo team and the Homestead HS team. To get a sense of what that meant, we took a look at some of the big moments of...

Photo gallery: Boys water polo defeats Wilcox HS

Photo gallery: Boys water polo defeats Wilcox HS

Roshan Fernandez September 28, 2016

On the very first play of the game, MVHS took the lead. And it stayed that way for the entire game. The Matadors scored five first quarter goals in a quick start, and were able to hold on for their first...

Polo bros

Polo bros

Stephanie Lam November 18, 2015

Sitting on a broken wooden deck outside the wrestling room may not be where water polo juniors Spencer Springsteel, Brendan Hughes and Pranav Madanahalli made their best memories. It doesn’t have...

Senior Anup Sankarraman tips the ball over the back of the goalie and scores. With a lead of more than ten goals, the team tried new plays towards the end of the game. Photo by Malini Ramaiyer.

Boys water polo: MVHS prevails 21-12 against Homestead High School

Malini Ramaiyer October 26, 2014

“One team, one dream” was their motto. Making CCS was their dream. The senior night game against Homestead High School on Thursday, Oct. 23 would determine if the boys varsity water polo team achieved...

PHOTO GALLERY: Team sweeps 12-4 against Saratoga High School

PHOTO GALLERY: Team sweeps 12-4 against Saratoga High School

Malini Ramaiyer October 9, 2014

After a loss of 8-20 to Gunn High School last week, the boys water polo team won 12-4 against Saratoga High School on Oct. 7. With consistent post-ups and clear communication, the team only gave up one...

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