The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

Senior and captain Jasmita Yechuri outruns a CHS opponent in pursuit of the ball.

Girls Soccer defeats Cupertino High School 2-0 on its senior night

Anna Jerolimov and Kalyani Puthenpurayil February 14, 2022
Matadors win their final home game of the 2021-22 season
Sophomore Niku Sedarat drives the ball through midfield as teammates run forward hoping to receive a through ball.

Girls Soccer falls to Fremont 5-0

Krish Dev and Irene Tang January 21, 2022
Matadors attribute loss to a lack of communication
Sophomore Ekom Mann lunges at junior Hayden Ancheta after coach Andrew Pappas signals the wrestlers to “go live” — beginning a practice match that lasts a few minutes.

Introducing the winter season sports

Showcasing games and practices from MVHS's basketball, soccer and wrestling teams
Junior Maggie Du maintains possession of the ball while searching the field for an open teammate to pass to.

Girls Soccer falls to The King’s Academy 3-1

Mira Wagner and Anna Jerolimov December 7, 2021
Matadors recognize fatigue as a factor for their defeat
Freshman Maya Gallo sprints towards the ball as she gauges the field to see if any teammates are open.

Girls Soccer falls to Lincoln High School 8-2

Kalyani Puthenpurayil December 4, 2021
Lack of intensity at the beginning of the game leads to the Matadors’ loss
Junior Samiksha Rao attempts to bypass a WHS defender in the first half of the match despite their intense offensive plays. Junior Shriya Kaushik takes note on WHS playing strategies during todays match especially. WHS had a few really strong players that had a lot of muscle, they were very aggressive, and they were very technical, especially the midfielder, Kaushik said. But we were able to shut her down easily when we worked together as a team. Photo by Collin Qian

Girls Soccer: The Lady Mats secure their fourth league victory against Wilcox HS

Justine Ha, Anjali Singh, and Collin Qian February 7, 2020
After an intense match, the Matadors gain their sixth overall win with a final score of 4-2
Freshman forward Diya Balakrishnan peers over her shoulder at the oncoming defender in order to anticipate her next move so that she maintains possession of the ball against Milpitas HS.

Girls soccer: MVHS draws against Milpitas HS 0-0

Kamyar Moradi and Anish Vasudevan January 26, 2020
In its fourth league matchup of the season, MVHS ties against Milpitas HS
Senior Jaimie Chan tries to shield the ball against a VCHS player.

Girls soccer: Matadors draw against Valley Christian HS 0-0

Anish Vasudevan December 4, 2019

fter a 5-1 loss to Branham HS in its preseason opener, the MVHS varsity girls soccer team bounced back with a draw against Valley Christian HS (VCHS) on Dec. 2.  According to senior team captain...

Freshman Alexa Baxter chases after the ball against a BHS defender early on into the first half hoping to pass to an open teammate.

Girls Soccer: Matadors fall to Branham HS in their first 2019 preseason game

Justine Ha, Vivian Jiang, and Elena Khan November 27, 2019
MVHS loses to BHS with a final score of 1-5
Girls soccer: MVHS loses in tight match against Milpitas HS

Girls soccer: MVHS loses in tight match against Milpitas HS

Anish Vasudevan and Rajas Habbu January 14, 2019

With a constant downpour in the first half, one would expect the weather conditions to result in a slow-paced game. However, that was not the case when the MVHS girls soccer team faced Milpitas HS on Friday,...

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...

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