El Estoque

Volleyball: Matadors come back from two sets down to win on senior night

Volleyball: Matadors come back from two sets down to win on senior night

Cynthia Mao

May 15, 2013

Improved blocking and tightened play allow team to overcome initial deficit. Read More »...

Boys volleyball: Matadors overcome Mustangs’ defense for a 3-1 victory

Boys volleyball: Matadors overcome Mustangs’ defense for a 3-1 victory

Karen Feng

April 12, 2013

Despite point deficits and slow play, MVHS clinches a win. Read More »...

Boys volleyball: Matadors win 3-0 against Lynbrook

Boys volleyball: Matadors win 3-0 against Lynbrook

Joyce Varma

March 23, 2013

The ball flew into the air off senior Derrick Chiu‘s set to junior Ryan Manley for a spike to begin the third set. The Vikings were unable to anticipate the attack and blocked it out, much like they had for most of the MVHS boys volleyball game against Lynbrook on March 15. Manley’s attack was ...

Boys volleyball: Matadors lose CCS quarterfinals 3-1 against Homestead

Junior Cory Low takes a powerful swing past Homestead blockers as teammates seniors Jeffrey Zhang and Edward Wang look on. Though the Matadors won the first set, they lost the game 3-1. Photo by Cynthia Mao.

Howard Lee

May 12, 2012

The crack of palm against ball echoed loudly in the gym, cutting through even the crowd’s chatter. With powerful hits like these, the Matadors hoped to defeat Homestead High School in a rematch, this time at the CCS quarterfinals on Thursday, May 10. Despite strong plays, the Matadors lost three se...

Boys volleyball: Matadors lose to Spartans 1-3

Sophomore Ryan Manley goes up for the kill in the varsity boys volleyball match against Mountain View on March 28. Though the game was close, the Matadors lost 1-3 (23-25, 26-24, 23-25, 23-25). Photo by Christophe Haubursin.

Jacob Lui

March 29, 2012

On March 28, the varsity boys volleyball team stepped up against the challenging team from Mountain View High School. But the Matadors were ready to present a formidable game against the reputable Spartans. “Coach wanted us to serve hard today. [And] against tougher teams, you have to go for...