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El Estoque

The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

The girls basketball team does a few drills during its after-school practice on Jan. 27. The team bonds not only during practice but also through sleepovers, team breakfasts and dinners. Photo by Justin Kim.

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...

Matador of the Week: Brad Ohadi

Sarah Ramos March 2, 2014

The Co-captain describes his favorite moments from the 2013-2014 season. [button target="_blank" style="" class="" link="https://www.elestoque.org/boys-soccer-schedule/"]Schedule[/button]    ...

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.  [button target="_blank" style="" class="" link="https://www.elestoque.org/boys-soccer-schedule/"]Schedule[/button]...

Junior Anurag Kelkar prepares to shoot a goal during a practice on Thursday, Nov. 21. This is Kelkar’s first season on varsity after two years playing on JV. Photo by Rhonda Mak.

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. Boys soccer head coach Pooya Hajjarian watched nervously during this season’s tryouts. The group of hopeful players practicing...

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...

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. After taking their first regular season loss against Fremont High School on Jan. 4, boys varsity soccer...

Eric Polgar dribbles

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...

Defender senior Andrew Wang attempts to keep control of the ball on the MVHS side. The Matadors defeated the Cougars 8-0 in the second to last preseason game on Dec. 10. Photo by Carissa Chan.

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...

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...

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