El Estoque

Bonding on (and off) the field

Bonding on (and off) the field

Varsha Venkat

February 4, 2015

hen senior Brad Ohadi joined the boys soccer team his freshman year, he recognized the amount of talent on the team but felt that team spirit was lacking. This led the team to struggle in games despite their skill, as players felt “unmotivated” by their teammates. Having experienced the struggles of a ...

Matador of the Week: Brad Ohadi

Sarah Ramos

March 2, 2014

The Co-captain describes his favorite moments from the 2013-2014 season. Read More »

EEInstacap: Boys soccer VS Gunn High School

EEInstacap: Boys soccer VS Gunn High School

Yashashree Pisolkar

February 14, 2014

Boys Soccer: Matadors dominate 3-1 versus Lynbrook High School with comeback win

Boys Soccer: Matadors dominate 3-1 versus Lynbrook High School with comeback win

Sarah Ramos

January 22, 2014

Nearly impenetrable defense stops LHS in its tracks, unstoppable offense comes back to win the game.  Read More »...

Boys soccer: New team looks forward to promising season

Boys soccer: New team looks forward to promising season

Sarah Ramos

December 6, 2013

Despite graduated players, team hopes to make CCS after preseason wins. Read More »...

Boys soccer: Smooth victory for Matadors over Milpitas High School

Boys soccer: Smooth victory for Matadors over Milpitas High School

Alaina Lui

February 12, 2013

The Matadors defeated the Trojans in a close game on Feb. 1 at home. The first half was a close battle between the two teams, with the Matadors scoring a goal in the closing minute to come out on top 2 to 1. The Matadors picked up their offensive game in the second half to put in another goal. “We had a really good solid game. Defense did pretty well...

Boys soccer: Second regular season loss for Matadors

Boys soccer: Second regular season loss for Matadors

Carissa Chan

January 9, 2013

Boys varsity soccer played a tight first half against Palo Alto but eventually fell behind 1-3. Read More »...

Boys soccer: Game ends on two goals in stoppage time

Boys soccer: Game ends on two goals in stoppage time

Atharva Fulay

December 16, 2012

The Matadors lost the match 1-2. The Matadors faced off against the Santa Teresa High School Saints on Dec. 12 at home. The team had not practiced on Thursday because the campus was closed due to the bomb threat. “It may have taken away the intensity that we usually have during practice,” ...

Boys soccer: Easy 8-0 victory over San Lorenzo Valley

Boys soccer: Easy 8-0 victory over San Lorenzo Valley

Carissa Chan

December 11, 2012

Playing on the new turf field for the second time, varsity boys soccer defeated San Lorenzo Valley High School in a shutout on Dec. 10. In a relaxed, low-key game, the Matadors scored eight goals and allowed none. Forward sophomore Brad Ohadi led offensive efforts with three goals and three assis...

Boys soccer: Matadors add third shutout to the season

Boys soccer: Matadors add third shutout to the season

Yaamini Venkataraman

January 22, 2012

Four league games into the season, the Matadors have had resounding wins over most of their opponents. Even though they faced a disappointing 1-0 loss against Los Gatos, that one point is the only point scored against MVHS so far in the season. They added another win on Jan. 20 to their record by defeating Fremont 2-0. The...