El Estoque

Athletic Conditioning

The Cross Country team runs laps around the track, while being socially distant and wearing masks.
Exploring the impact of COVID-19 on team conditioning
September 24, 2020
Exploring the impact of COVID-19 on team conditioning

Girls Basketball: Matadors defeat Fremont HS on senior night

Junior Kelli Kosakura shoots a floater over FHS. Photo by Lance Tong
MVHS wins its last home game after an emotional senior night ceremony
February 22, 2020
MVHS wins its last home game after an emotional senior night ceremony

Girls Basketball: MVHS falls to Homestead HS

Junior Eshani Patel attempts to catch the ball after a rebounding shot off the hoop.
The Matadors lose with a final score of 34-60
February 10, 2020

MVHS lost to Homestead HS in its eighth game of the season, bringing their current league standing to 5-3.  During the first and second quarter, HHS players played a hard defense, making it difficult...

Athlete of the Month: Ashley Liu

Senior Ashley Liu dribbles past a Santa Clara defender.
February 7, 2020

After watching people who played at her elementary school and noticing her dad’s keen interest in the sport, senior Ashley Liu started playing basketball in sixth grade. At first Liu would shoot hoops...

Ball in the family

Photo by Anish Vasudevan
Sisters Emi and Kelli Kosakura share the girls varsity basketball court
February 7, 2020
Sisters Emi and Kelli Kosakura share the girls varsity basketball court

Girls Basketball: Team narrowly defeats Santa Clara HS

Girls Basketball: Team narrowly defeats Santa Clara HS
The Matadors win by four points at the Women in Sports celebration game
January 28, 2020
The Matadors win by four points at the Women in Sports celebration game

MVHS girls basketball defeats Santa Clara HS

Senior Jocelyn Chang jumps up and high fives her teammate in their warm up lines as they get set to play Santa Clara HS in their home opener. Photo by Anish Vasudevan
The Matadors start the season off 1-0 with 40-35 victory
November 24, 2019

he MVHS varsity girls basketball team began their season with a victory against Santa Clara HS: 40-35.  The Matadors were the first on the board as Senior Daphne Lam knocked down a baseline jumper...

Defining Success

Defining Success
How teams measure success besides winning
September 27, 2019
How teams measure success besides winning

Girls Basketball: Matadors fall to Homestead HS after losing an early lead

Girls Basketball: Matadors fall to Homestead HS after losing an early lead
MVHS loses senior night game despite maintaining intensity throughout the game
February 10, 2019

Senior Jessica Ji walked down the court hand in hand with her parents, clutching a bouquet of flowers and colorful balloons given to her by her teammates. Coach Sara Borelli read out her thank you letter...

Girls Basketball: Matadors emerge victorious with a 45-33 win against Fremont HS

Girls Basketball: Matadors emerge victorious with a 45-33 win against Fremont HS
With some hiccups in the game MVHS rebounds after narrow game against Gunn HS
January 12, 2019
With some hiccups in the game MVHS rebounds after narrow game against Gunn HS

MVHS basketball teams lose intense matchups against Lynbrook HS

MVHS basketball teams lose intense matchups against Lynbrook HS
Girls and boys basketball lose in first league games of the season
January 11, 2019

Girls Basketball With two weeks of winter break to prepare for their matchup against Lynbrook HS on Jan. 4, the MVHS girls basketball team was confident that it would win against LHS after failing to...

Girls basketball: Senior night game lost in final minutes of fourth quarter

Girls basketball: Senior night game lost in final minutes of fourth quarter
March 5, 2018

uring the warmups leading up to their senior night game, the three seniors on the girls basketball team came out onto the court wearing bright yellow shirts with one bold word written across: chicken....

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