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Girls Soccer: MVHS edge out Branham HS in low scoring game

Girls Soccer: MVHS edge out Branham HS in low scoring game

Rajas Habbu, Kamyar Moradi, and Anish Vasudevan

December 3, 2018

After losing their first game of the season 5-0 against Pioneer HS, the Matadors were hoping to bounce back and secure a win in their first home game on Nov. 27. MVHS faced Branham HS, a team that beat them 3-0 in the 2017 season. The game started off slow, with neither team dominating possession. Howeve...

Football: MVHS falls to Santa Clara HS on senior night

Football: MVHS falls to Santa Clara HS on senior night

Ankit Gupta and Herman Saini

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 ago, Vasquez walked onto the same field for the first time as a freshman. Today, he will be playing...

Field Hockey: Matadors score their first goal of the season in 1-1 tie against Saratoga HS

Field Hockey: Matadors score their first goal of the season in 1-1 tie against Saratoga HS

Ankit Gupta and Anish Vasudevan

September 26, 2018

After losing the first five games of the season, the MVHS field hockey was looking for their first win against a tough Saratoga HS team on September 20. Going into the game, the Matadors were optimistic because the other team was lacking in numbers. “It was hot so we knew that our play might not be the best. We...

Field hockey: Team suffers disappointing defeat to Leigh HS

Field hockey: Team suffers disappointing defeat to Leigh HS

Anjini Venugopal

September 16, 2016

For the first time this season, MVHS varsity field hockey suffered their first loss at home on Sept. 8 against Leigh HS. Going into the game, MVHS players expected Leigh to be a difficult opponent, having lost 0-1 against them last year. “They are actually really strong and their hits [are] really...

Field hockey: MVHS secures 1-0 win against Homestead HS

Field hockey: MVHS secures 1-0 win against Homestead HS

Karen Ma

October 4, 2015

Updated Oct. 5: A previous version of the story that appeared on Oct. 4 included incorrect pronouns. A reference to the team's gender has been removed. nce the clock begins counting down, the ball is passed and dribbled among the MVHS players along with shouts of encouragement. Having beaten Homes...

Football: Matadors defeat Vikings 27-3 in rivalry game

Football: Matadors defeat Vikings 27-3 in rivalry game

Albert Qiu

October 8, 2011

The varsity football team defeated Lynbrook High School on Oct. 7 for the rivalry game at King’s Academy High School. After a tough loss against Los Gatos High School on Sept. 24, the Matadors had time to recover over the bye week before preparing to cruise through the rest of their season, beginning with a 27-3 victory against the Vi...