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El Estoque

The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

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: Preseason opener ends in 1-1 tie

GIRLS SOCCER: Preseason opener ends in 1-1 tie

Soumya Kurnool November 28, 2012

Matadors overcome communication problems in first half to tie Scotts Valley High School In their first preseason game, the Lady Matadors opened the season with a tie against Scotts Valley High...

PHOTO GALLERY: Communications hosts car show on May 4

PHOTO GALLERY: Communications hosts car show on May 4

Lisa Zhang May 6, 2012

On May 4, the MVHS Communications Commission held their annual car show in the rally court during lunchtime. Students were allowed to cast votes for the cars in three categories: Best in Show, Most...

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: Mountain View game brings second tie in a row

Girls soccer: Mountain View game brings second tie in a row

Yaamini Venkataraman February 9, 2012

With CCS playoffs drawing closer, the Matadors faced Mountain View High School, the top-ranked team in the league, on Feb. 8. Mountain View had beaten MVHS in CCS last year in the quarterfinals. “I’d...

Girls soccer: Matadors clutch solid 2-0 victory against Gunn

Girls soccer: Matadors clutch solid 2-0 victory against Gunn

Yaamini Venkataraman January 26, 2012

The Lady Matadors (1-2-2) challenged Gunn High School (1-2-2) on Jan. 20 at Homestead High School, and won 2-0. Great teamwork and passes helped the Matadors to score the two crucial goals needed...

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