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Football: MVHS falls to Santa Clara HS on senior night

Senior Josiah Figueroa (#32) takes a handoff. Picture by Ankit Gupta.
MVHS loses to SCHS in a high scoring game, 42-27
October 31, 2018

Senior and quarterback Cheto Vasquez glanced back at the packed stands from the sidelines one last time before strapping on his helmet and jogging onto the field for the ceremonial coin toss. Four years...

Girls Volleyball: Senior night performance falls short as Matadors lose 3-1

Girls Volleyball: Senior night performance falls short as Matadors lose 3-1
Middle blockers shine despite senior night loss vs. Los Gatos
October 26, 2018

ears. That’s how the night began for the Matadors, as numerous players grew emotional during the senior night ceremony. Teammates spoke about the impact seniors had on their life both on and off the...

Boys water polo: Matadors narrowly lose senior night to Palo Alto HS

Boys water polo: Matadors narrowly lose senior night to Palo Alto HS
October 24, 2017

olorful ribbons and posters lined the pool deck, a table with cake, drinks, and other snacks sat up against the wall, and fans filed into the MVHS pool area, filling the bleachers until they were packed...

Field hockey: Team defeated 0-2 by Cupertino HS

Field hockey: Team defeated 0-2 by Cupertino HS
October 22, 2017

fter losing to Cupertino HS earlier in the season, the MVHS field hockey team was looking forward to their second chance to beat their rival on Oct. 20. Practice was centered on taking shots at the goal...

Boys water polo: Team loses to Los Gatos HS 6-10

Boys water polo: Team loses to Los Gatos HS 6-10
October 11, 2017

he sun was setting on the horizon, casting golden rays that bounced off the MVHS swimming pool as the boys water polo team prepared to play Los Gatos HS in one of their last home games of the season. After...

MVHS girls water polo wins game against Lynbrook High School 11-7

MVHS girls water polo wins game against Lynbrook High School 11-7
October 5, 2017

s the buzzer goes off,  the MVHS girls varsity water polo team does their team cheer and jumps into the pool. The game goes by quickly, with constant back and forth between MVHS and Lynbrook HS, neither...

Girls golf: Team loses tight game against Lynbrook HS

Girls golf: Team loses tight game against Lynbrook HS
September 30, 2017

ilence spreads throughout the course and the only sounds are the whispers of onlookers and the squeaking of wheels from carts and bags making their way across the manicured grass. Streaks of lavender,...

Girls volleyball: Team loses all sets against Los Altos HS

Girls volleyball: Team loses all sets against Los Altos HS
September 26, 2017

Additional reporting by Gauri Kaushik. ach time the Los Altos HS team scored a point, the players on the LAHS team bench sprang up out of their seats in unison and repeated one of various team cheers. “How...

G-Week kicks off at MVHS for the first time

G-Week kicks off at MVHS for the first time
September 21, 2017

s the bell rang for fifth period on Monday morning, MVHS students waited for the usual announcements. Announcements like club meeting dates and various deadlines echoed through the school until there was...

Girls tennis: Team wins 4-3 against Saratoga HS

Girls tennis: Team wins 4-3 against Saratoga HS
September 19, 2017

he Matadors huddled for their own team chant on Sept. 12, just as the Saratoga HS players finished their own team cheer. The team brought energy to the court, laughing and joking with one another as they...

Field hockey: Team falls to Saint Francis HS

Field hockey: Team falls to Saint Francis HS
September 8, 2017

he MVHS varsity field hockey team played their first preseason home game against Saint Francis HS on Sept. 6. Despite winning their last game against Leigh HS on Aug. 30, the players did not know what...

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