El Estoque

Sophomore Irene Chon reaches for the ball during a tight first half. Photo by Elena Khan

Girls Water Polo defeats Wilcox HS 8-7

Anna Jerolimov, Jayanti Jha, and Elena Khan May 16, 2021
The Lady Mats secure a win after a tight game that went into overtime
Each student-athlete had their own lane line during practice to maintain social distancing.

Water Polo holds its first preseason practice

Jayanti Jha and Elena Khan October 19, 2020
Boys and Girls Water Polo teams share their impressions of their first conditioning with COVID-19 restrictions
MVHS girls waterpolo seniors pose for a photo after the game ended.

Girls Water Polo: The Matadors fall to Santa Clara HS on their senior night

Anjali Singh and Lance Tong October 21, 2019

On Oct. 17, the MVHS girls water polo team lost to Santa Clara HS for the second time this season with a score of 20-1. While the outcome did not favor the Matadors, the team says it had something else...

MVHS defenders try to prevent a goal before it can reach the goalkeeper

Girls Water Polo: MVHS falls to Harker HS Water Polo 14-5

Lance Tong October 11, 2019
MVHS loses to Harker HS for the second time of the season
MVHS girls water polo wins game against Lynbrook High School 11-7

MVHS girls water polo wins game against Lynbrook High School 11-7

Maggie McCormick October 5, 2017

s the buzzer goes off,  the MVHS girls varsity water polo team does their team cheer and jumps into the pool. The game goes by quickly, with constant back and forth between MVHS and Lynbrook HS, neither...

Love (left) has a brief discussion with Jarvis (right) during a water polo practice after school. Communication between the two new coaches is necessary to keep the program running smoothly.

Water Polo: A fresh start

ZaZu Lippert August 12, 2017

Co-reported by Anish Vasudevan.  ollowing a rocky last season after both varsity teams finished with losing records, the water polo program is looking to bounce back and pave way for stronger and more...

Girls water polo: MVHS loses to Lynbrook HS after playing overtime

Girls water polo: MVHS loses to Lynbrook HS after playing overtime

Himani Yalamaddi October 8, 2016

Co-written by Ruth Feng Both MVHS and LHS were very evenly matched; for most of their game on Oct. 4, either team was only one point away from the other. In the very tight game, MVHS lost 7-8 at home...

Girls Water Polo vs. Wilcox

Girls water polo: After recent losses, team comes back with 12-0 win against Wilcox HS

Himani Yalamaddi October 3, 2016

In their second landslide win of the season, the girls water polo team won 12-0 against Wilcox HS at home on Sept. 27. The team’s last sweeping victory, a 15-0 win over Milpitas HS, was during the beginning...

Girls water polo: Senior night

Girls water polo: Senior night

Stephanie Lam November 5, 2015

Water polo: SENIOR NIGHT by El Estoque on Exposure

The girls water polo team had one of the largest crowds they’ve ever gotten at a game, according to senior Nicole Deacon. Parents, friends and teachers all came to show their support for the team. Photo by Stephanie Lam

Girls water polo: Team falls to Santa Clara HS in over time

Stephanie Lam November 5, 2015

1.2 seconds. That was the amount of time left in the fourth quarter of the game. The score was tied with Santa Clara High School and MVHS both at 12-12. MVHS called for a time-out, and huddled around...

Photo Gallery :Girls water polo loses 15-8 in intense match against Cupertino High School

Photo Gallery :Girls water polo loses 15-8 in intense match against Cupertino High School

Stephanie Lam October 26, 2015

There was only one word to describe the MVHS game against Cupertino High School on Oct. 22: intense. In the pool, players were yelling for the ball, focused only on the goal ahead. On the deck, parents...

Girls water polo: Team loses 6-5 in a close match against Wilcox HS

Girls water polo: Team loses 6-5 in a close match against Wilcox HS

Stephanie Lam October 11, 2015

On Oct. 6, girls water polo played a home game against Wilcox HS. Although it was a close match, the Matadors lost to WHS with a score of 6:5. In the first quarter, WHS proved to be fierce competitors...

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