El Estoque

Senior Noah Rizk and teammates jog back after Rizk scores his second goal. Photo by Collin Qian

Boys Soccer: The Matadors win against Saratoga HS 4-0

Collin Qian and Vivian Jiang February 6, 2020

After a hard loss against Lynbrook HS with a final score of 2-1 last week, the Matadors bounced back with four goals and a shutout against Saratoga HS. This put their record at 4-3-1, taking MVHS one step...

Dancer and Emmy award winning choreographer Travis Wall reacts to Good Morning America host Lara Spencers comment through a series of Instagram posts.

Reactions to Good Morning America host Lara Spencer’s comment on boys in dance

Alyssa Hui September 26, 2019
Male dancers at MVHS share how they started dancing and their experiences
Senior Rohan Inampudi runs past a defender during the first quarter against Saratoga HS. Photo by Oishee Misra.

Boys Basketball: Matadors secure a win against Saratoga HS

Oishee Misra and Justine Ha January 18, 2019

enior AJ Falak raced down the court hoping to score the first points of the game. Coming back from a defeat against Lynbrook HS during their first game of 2019, the Matadors were hoping to secure a strong...

Girls Water Polo: The defeat against Santa Clara HS 15-17

Girls Water Polo: The defeat against Santa Clara HS 15-17

Rana Aghababazadeh and Tabitha Mendez October 17, 2018

VHS girls water polo head coach Chris Love gathered the girls before the game for their usual team talk, followed by a chant led by one of the captains before the start of the game. Only few minutes into...

Boys soccer: Matadors triumph over Milpitas HS in 4-0 shutout

Boys soccer: Matadors triumph over Milpitas HS in 4-0 shutout

Karen Ma January 25, 2018

fter the team’s close defeat against Lynbrook HS on Jan. 12, junior Avi Libman claimed it was one of their best games yet. The team started out the game strong, establishing a 2-1 lead in the first half...

Developing success

Developing success

Karen Ma December 12, 2017

t’s the first game of the 2017-18 varsity boys soccer season. As players take the field, ready to put their practice to play, new varsity coach Todd Kimble observes from the sidelines. This year, however,...

Boys water polo: Team’s loss to Homestead HS marks halfway point of season

Boys water polo: Team’s loss to Homestead HS marks halfway point of season

Aanchal Garg September 28, 2017

he bleachers were filled with parents from both sides, anxious to secure the win for their respective teams. The cheers and mumbles from the crowd added to the competitive environment, one that would only...

Sole Mates: Basketball players discuss what their sneakers mean to them

Sole Mates: Basketball players discuss what their sneakers mean to them

Sannidhi Menon February 6, 2017

Worn during both games and practice, basketball shoes are an essential part of the game. Four members of the boys basketball team talked us through their main priorities when looking for shoes. LOOKS Sophomore...

Game GIFs: Boys and girls basketball face league rivals

Game GIFs: Boys and girls basketball face league rivals

Malini Ramaiyer January 19, 2015

Boys and girls basketball teams competed on Jan. 16 a week after Basketball Opening Night against league rivals Lynbrook Vikings. The MVHS teams triumphed, with the boys winning 53-36 and the girls 55-31. Boys...

Boys soccer: Matadors lose a struggling game against Homestead High School

Boys soccer: Matadors lose a struggling game against Homestead High School

Anushka Tyagi January 9, 2015

The team was feeling confident as Homestead High School’s boys soccer team approached the field. Each player was more than ready to start off the season strong on Jan. 6. The athletes had powerful possession...

Volleyball: Matadors come back from two sets down to win on senior night

Volleyball: Matadors come back from two sets down to win on senior night

Cynthia Mao May 15, 2013

Improved blocking and tightened play allow team to overcome initial deficit. Digging themselves out of a two-set hole, the boys volleyball team managed to win three sets in a row to defeat the visiting...

Boys basketball: Keerthi’s double-double leads MVHS to victory over Gunn

Boys basketball: Keerthi’s double-double leads MVHS to victory over Gunn

Nathan Desai January 31, 2013

Having lost three of their last four games, MVHS has been stuck in a dry spell for the past two weeks. However, the Matadors were able to bounce back in their Jan. 25 game against Gunn High School, as...

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