El Estoque

The six couples strutting down the Senior Ball Fashion Show

The six couples strutting down the Senior Ball Fashion Show

Jai Uparkar

May 8, 2019

Girls adorned with glitzy gowns strutted down the makeshift red carpet, arms linked with their partner decked in sleek tuxedos. The Annual Senior Ball Fashion Show was held in the rally court during brunch on Friday, May 4 to help popularize senior ball sales starting the next day. With MVHS’s lon...

Game GIFs: Boys volleyball dominates against Homestead High School

Game GIFs: Boys volleyball dominates against Homestead High School

Malini Ramaiyer

April 11, 2015

The boys volleyball team has a season record of 21-2 and a league record of 7-1. They won 15 of those 21 games in straight sets, so their win against Homestead High School on Wednesday April 8 was not a surprising one but neither was their streak of careless mistakes in their last set. The Matadors are...

Game GIFs: Boys and girls basketball face league rivals

Game GIFs: Boys and girls basketball face league rivals

Malini Ramaiyer

January 19, 2015

Boys and girls basketball teams competed on Jan. 16 a week after Basketball Opening Night against league rivals Lynbrook Vikings. The MVHS teams triumphed, with the boys winning 53-36 and the girls 55-31. Boys basketball MVHS students piled into the gym to watch yet another intense basketball match...

Game GIFs: Girls soccer falls with a smaller team

Game GIFs: Girls soccer falls with a smaller team

Malini Ramaiyer

January 10, 2015

They started with 11 field players, a goalie and a half-sub. Then junior Allegra Ziegler Hunts fell down and they were down to 10 field players. Minutes before the end of the game, senior Janaye Sakkas tripped, so they had to play short with only nine field players. Towards the end, Assistant Coach Tibor...

Boys Water Polo: Five memorable game GIFs

Boys Water Polo: Five memorable game GIFs

Malini Ramaiyer

September 18, 2014

On Sept. 16, Boys Water Polo played Mountain View High School to kick off the season. In the second quarter, the Matadors orchestrated a comeback, but fell short due to the Spartans’ powerful offense in the second half. Quickly taking possession in the first seconds of the game, junior Yoav Shmaria...

Field hockey: Five memorable game gifs

Field hockey: Five memorable game gifs

Malini Ramaiyer

September 9, 2014

On Sept. 8, Field Hockey played North Salinas High School for its third game of preseason. Although NSHS scored two goals in the second half and beat MVHS 2-0, the Matadors continued to shoot throughout the game with many close encounters to score. Eleven minutes into the game, junior Allegra Ziegler...

Second presidential debate a step towards youth engagement

Second presidential debate a step towards youth engagement

Soumya Kurnool

October 17, 2012

Although many reacted to the debate with GIFs and witty Twitter posts poking fun at Obama’s and Romney’s vicious attacks aimed at one another — including Obama’s jab about the size of Romney’s pension and Romney’s “binders full of women” — what really should be emphasized was the s...