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El Estoque

The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

The team celebrates after defeating Windsor High School 3-1 in the first round of NorCal playoffs, during their first time ever in the tournament. Senior and captain Lia Vorthmann made the final kill of the match, giving the Matadors the win.

Against all odds

Ishaani Dayal and Anna Jerolimov December 8, 2021
Girls Volleyball make it to CCS finals for the first time since 1998
Junior Sydney Su and senior Marissa Jensen embrace in a tight hug. The four seniors were given speeches and gifts from the juniors before the start of the game.

Girls Volleyball falls to Los Altos High School on senior night

Anna Jerolimov, Jayanti Jha, and Lance Tong October 24, 2021
The Matadors lose with a final score of 3-2
The team waits in preparation for a spike from a Mountain View hitter.

Girls Volleyball loses to Mountain View High School 3-0

Anna Jerolimov and Lance Tong September 20, 2021
Matadors fall despite a six point lead in the third set
Senior Marissa Jensen prepares to leap into the air to receive a pass from her teammate.

Girls Volleyball falls to Palo Alto High School 3-0

Anna Jerolimov, Lance Tong, and Kalyani Puthenpurayil September 16, 2021
MVHS loses its undefeated streak in seventh game of the season

Real Talk with Athletes Ep. 1: Samantha Dunn

Anjali Singh, Sports Editor November 25, 2020
Exploring senior Samantha Dunn’s journey with volleyball and how the Girls Volleyball team has adjusted to COVID-19
All the seniors apart of the girls varsity volleyball team and coach Colin Anderson pose for a photo after the senior night game.

Girls Volleyball: The Matadors lose to Los Altos HS on their senior night

Justine Ha, Tabitha Mendez, and Collin Qian November 13, 2019
The Lady Mats defeated with a final score of 3-0
Junior Carina Johnson hopes to score and take the lead against Gunn HS in the fifth set. Photo by Justine Ha

Girls Volleyball: The Matadors narrowly lose to Gunn HS in a tight five set match

Justine Ha and Tabitha Mendez October 12, 2019

ollowing a previous 3-0 loss to Palo Alto HS, the MVHS girls volleyball team was hoping to finally climb up the ranks in the league leaderboard with its game against Gunn HS on Oct. 10. Although it was...

After senior Divya Suresh was treated for her injury, players from both teams commended each other for playing a good game. Photo by Justine Ha

Girls Volleyball: Matadors win against Prospect HS in three sets

Oishee Misra, Justine Ha, and Collin Qian September 7, 2019
Team secures a blowout win, but loses a key player due to injury in the process
Junior Yolanna Lu prepares to spike the ball after a set from her teammate and co-captain Anumita Alur. Photo by Justine Ha

Girls Volleyball: MVHS volleyball wins home opener 3-1

Lance Tong, Collin Qian, and Justine Ha September 1, 2019
MVHS wins their home opener against Wilcox HS
Girls Volleyball: Senior night performance falls short as Matadors lose 3-1

Girls Volleyball: Senior night performance falls short as Matadors lose 3-1

Roshan Fernandez and Brandon Ng October 26, 2018

ears. That’s how the night began for the Matadors, as numerous players grew emotional during the senior night ceremony. Teammates spoke about the impact seniors had on their life both on and off the...

Math teacher Colin Anderson suffered a minor heart attack

Math teacher Colin Anderson suffered a minor heart attack

Gauri Kaushik December 1, 2017

n November 29, math teacher and volleyball coach Colin Anderson was visiting a chiropractor for a back pain he had been experiencing for about a week when he suddenly broke into a sweat and began to feel...

MVHS high fives Saratoga HS after the game after celebrating their victory.

Girls volleyball: Team defeats Saratoga HS

Rucha Soman October 17, 2017

The MVHS girls volleyball team warmed up in their black warm-up jerseys under the bright fluorescent lights of their home gym. The game started with MVHS taking a commanding lead, winning the first set...

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