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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

Senior Brendan Duffy and junior Anton Abramson practice before the CCS match. Their season ended with a loss of 14-15 in their first round CCS match on Nov. 6. Photo by Margaret Lin.

BOYS WATER POLO CCS: Close defeat in overtime

Karen Feng November 10, 2012
Matadors lose 14-15 to LHS despite replay, end season
Senior Brendan Duffy looks to pass the ball to a teammate. Duffy was the strongest player in all three of the games played over the weekend, scoring the majority of MVHS goals and leading the Matadors to a 2-1 record in the Ron Freeman Memorial tournament. Photo by Margaret Lin.

WATER POLO: Second annual Ron Freeman Memorial tournament hosted at MVHS

Carissa Chan November 8, 2012

Senior Brendan Duffy scores 20 goals in weekend tournament With posters hanging on the fences and a large crowd watching from the pool deck, the Matadors faced off against Pioneer High School in...

Water polo CCS: Matadors unable to hold lead against Serra

Water polo CCS: Matadors unable to hold lead against Serra

Elvin Wong November 8, 2011
Matadors lose 9-10 in the first round of CCS after a rough fourth period
Offense struggles in 8-14 loss to Los Altos

Offense struggles in 8-14 loss to Los Altos

Carissa Chan October 20, 2011
Defense weakens, offense falters while facing strongest team in league
Water Polo: Matadors fall 9-10 to Palo Alto in overtime

Water Polo: Matadors fall 9-10 to Palo Alto in overtime

Carissa Chan September 22, 2011
Players are unable to carry late comeback into overtime play
Junior Dmitriy Evert tries to score in the game against Mountain View but can’t find a hole in the defense. Photo by Carissa Chan.

Water Polo: Matadors end tournament with a win and a loss

Carissa Chan September 12, 2011
After 11-12 loss to Mountain View, Matadors retaliate with 7-4 win against Valley Christian
Junior Aditya Iyer backhands a shot past the El Diamante goalie in the fourth period to score one of the team’s sixteen goals. Photo by Carissa Chan.

Water Polo: Offense leads to 16-11 win against El Diamante

Carissa Chan September 9, 2011
First three games of annual tournament set standard of improvement for upcoming season
Senior Cameron Yates throws the ball past a Pioneer player to score one of his five goals. Photo by Carissa Chan.

Water polo wins scrimmage 15-6 against Pioneer High School

Carissa Chan August 31, 2011
Goals from veterans help secure win, gives team insight on upcoming season
Senior Peter Wells performs a drill during an after school practice on August 25. Coach Ed Samuels used drills such as these to improve the players’ speed, ball-handling techniques and reaction times. Photo by Carissa Chan.

Boys water polo sets high expectations with new coach

Carissa Chan August 26, 2011
Team takes different approach to game, seeks another successful season
Magic with flair

Magic with flair

Ingrid Chang May 16, 2010

Freshman Grant Menon reveals what is truly important behind those fancy tricks    It all starts with a rabbit, a dove or an empty box. One minute it's there, and the next it's...

Magic with flair

Magic with flair

Ingrid Chang May 16, 2010

Freshman Grant Menon reveals what is truly important behind those fancy tricks It all starts with a rabbit, a dove or an empty box. One minute it's there, and the next it's gone. We're...

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