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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

Soundslide: Matador Meadow groundbreaking held March 21

Soundslide: Matador Meadow groundbreaking held March 21

Yimeng Han March 30, 2013

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Hayley Chan throw-in

Girls soccer: Win increases streak to four

Atharva Fulay December 16, 2012

The girls soccer team won with a score of 1-0 against Sobrato High School on Dec. 8 at home due to dominant possession of the ball. The Matadors were also short of players, having only 14 instead of...

Senior Chelsea Soldan steals the ball from the Longhorns in the second half. The Lady Mats improved anticipation of the ball helped them score twice in the second half. Photo by Joyce Varma.

Girls soccer: Matadors take 3-0 win over Leigh High School

Joyce Varma December 9, 2012

The Lady Mats played Leigh High School on Dec. 6 and secured another home victory with a final score of 3-0. Improved communication and anticipation of the ball helped MVHS score three goals and intercept...

Girls soccer: 1-0 victory secured in final offensive push

Girls soccer: 1-0 victory secured in final offensive push

Alexandria Poh December 5, 2012

Matadors defeat the Fremont Firebirds with improved communication. Though the score stayed at 0-0 for the majority of the game, the Matadors claimed the second win of the preseason against Fremont...

Girls soccer: Last minute goal results in 1-0 victory

Girls soccer: Last minute goal results in 1-0 victory

Karen Feng November 30, 2012

Matadors win first home game despite inconsistency. Despite slick conditions after a day of rain, the Lady Mats emerged victorious against Prospect High School in their third preseason home game...

Girls soccer CCS: Matadors end season against Carlmont

Girls soccer CCS: Matadors end season against Carlmont

Yaamini Venkataraman February 27, 2012

The Lady Matadors stepped out of their characteristically warm and breezy playing environment into the bitter wind in Pacifica at Terra Nova High School on Saturday Feb. 25. Despite the change, the...

Junior Hayley Chan puts the ball back into play after a Lincoln High School (11-5-0) defender kicked the ball out of bounds during their Feb. 21 CCS playoffs first round match. Despite passive play with one-touches and ineffective passing in the first half, the team was able to score in the first and prevent dangerous chances by Lincoln in the second half. The fifth-seed Matadors (11-4-6) won 1-0, and will play against fourth-seed Carlmont High School (12-3-5) in the quarterfinals on Feb. 25 at Terra Nova High School at 2p.m. Photo by Yaamini Venkataraman.

Girls soccer CCS: Matadors clinch 1-0 victory in playoffs

Yaamini Venkataraman February 23, 2012

The Lady Mats (11-4-6) played their way into the CCS quarterfinals after a 1-0 win against Lincoln High School (11-5-0) on Feb. 21. The game marks the team’s fifth shutout in a row, and its ninth...

Girls soccer: Matadors tie 1-1 against Palo Alto

Girls soccer: Matadors tie 1-1 against Palo Alto

Yaamini Venkataraman January 6, 2012

Coming from pre-season with a 4-2-0 record, the Lady Mats hoped to secure a win against long-time rival Palo Alto in their first league game on Jan. 4. Instead, the team tied 1-1.The first period...

Girls soccer ties against Mountain View, 1-1

Girls soccer ties against Mountain View, 1-1

Karishma Mehrotra January 6, 2011

Despite disadvantages and a slow start, the Matadors cleaned up their plays to a draw 1 to 1 in the second half In the first league game of the season, the varsity girls soccer team managed...

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