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Boys water polo: MVHS prevails 21-12 against Homestead High School

Boys water polo: MVHS prevails 21-12 against Homestead High School

Malini Ramaiyer

October 26, 2014


Filed under Boys Water Polo, Fall Sports, SPORTS, Sports

“One team, one dream” was their motto. Making CCS was their dream. The senior night game against Homestead High School on Thursday, Oct. 23 would determine if the boys varsity water polo team achieved their goal. They won 21-12. “We came out on top because we put in the effort,” senior And...

Game of the Week: CCS Boys Volleyball vs Bellarmine

Alina Abidi

May 15, 2014


Filed under Boys Volleyball, Game of the Week, SPORTS, Spring Sports

Boys Volleyball will face Bellarmine Collage Preparatory at 7:00 p.m in the CCS quarterfinals. MVHS is currently seeded in 4th place with a record of 28-5, while BCP is in 5th with a record of 25-8. ...

Matador of the Week: Ryan Manley

Matador of the Week: Ryan Manley

Pranav Parthasarathy

March 16, 2014


Filed under Matador of the Week, SPORTS, Sports

Senior Ryan Manley currently plays volleyball for Monta Vista High School and the club team Mountain View 18 Reds as an outside hitter, having played the sport since 6th grade. While he also played as the Monta Vista quarterback in the past football season, Manley prefers volleyball for many reasons,...

WRESTLING: MVHS wrestling expects a successful season with seven returning CCS wrestlers

WRESTLING: MVHS wrestling expects a successful season with seven returning CCS wrestlers

Alaina Lui

November 26, 2013


Filed under Main slider, SPORTS, Sports, Winter Sports, Wrestling

As the winter sports season comes to a start, the wrestling team prepares to hit the mats strong for what they believe will be a promising season. With a smaller yet dedicated group of returning CCS-level wrestlers, the team is expecting to be seeded high in their league. But the expectations for the...

Baseball CCS: Lancers throw perfect game to end Matador season

Baseball CCS: Lancers throw perfect game to end Matador season

Cynthia Mao

May 21, 2013


Filed under Baseball, SPORTS, Spring Sports

St. Francis senior Michael Strem allows no hits to give Matadors 0-2 loss. Read More »...

GIRLS TENNIS: State champion team strives for undefeated season

GIRLS TENNIS: State champion team strives for undefeated season

Ashley Ding

August 24, 2012


Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Tennis, SPORTS

Last year, varsity girls tennis made headlines, finishing the season without a single loss. The team pulled out a close win over former NorCal Champions, Saratoga High School, to take the position as the top team in the state. And this year, Coach Gene Fortino says, the team is headed in the sam...

PHOTO GALLERY: Swimming CCS Championships

PHOTO GALLERY: Swimming CCS Championships

Rachel Lu

May 14, 2012


Filed under Game Reviews, Multimedia, SPORTS, Spring Sports, Swimming & Diving

With the vibrant and warm weather, students, parents, and coaches were all the more excited for some strong competition. On May 11 and 12, MVHS Swimming sent 25 students, 11 girls and 14 boys, to the CCS Championships at the Santa Clara International Swim Center. For most of the season, the swim coaches push the swimmers to their limits to build up their strength and about a month before League Finals and CCS, they begin begin tapering in which the practices become shorter and l...

Wrestling team met with mixed results at CCS

Wrestling team met with mixed results at CCS

Amrutha Dorai

March 3, 2012


Filed under Game Reviews, SPORTS, Winter Sports, Wrestling

Initially, the varsity wrestling team qualified 11 members for CCS. However, only six were able to compete. Personal circumstances beyond their control, including injuries and weight limit issues, prevented five wrestlers from competing. The six who competed —  freshman Audie Batsford, juni...

Girls soccer CCS: Matadors end season against Carlmont

Girls soccer CCS: Matadors end season against Carlmont

Yaamini Venkataraman

February 27, 2012


Filed under Game Reviews, Girls Soccer, SPORTS, Winter Sports

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 Matadors proved that no difference in weather could affect their ambitious winning spirit. Goin...