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Softball: Matadors lose 13-6 after six-run fifth inning

Softball: Matadors lose 13-6 after six-run fifth inning

Pranav Iyer

March 17, 2015

  The Matadors and the Branham Bruins had a combined record of 14-2 coming into their matchup on Thursday Mar. 12. It was a battle of Goliaths and it sure did seem like one, with both teams blowing heavy punches throughout the game. The first blow was delivered by the Bruins. After having al...

Softball: Matadors end the season with a 0-4 loss

Softball: Matadors end the season with a 0-4 loss

Joyce Varma

May 18, 2014

MVHS loses their senior night game to Los Altos High School due to a defensive focus. Read More »...

Girls soccer: First win motivates team for league games

Girls soccer: First win motivates team for league games

Alina Abidi

January 9, 2014

The girls soccer team won their sixth preseason game 2-1 at home against Castilleja High School on Jan. 7 due to an aggressive first half and consistent defense. After a string of losses and ties, the team achieved their first victory in the last game before league play. “We’ve had quite a few losses, so th...

Girls soccer: Missing chemistry results in second preseason loss

Girls soccer: Missing chemistry results in second preseason loss

Alina Abidi

December 8, 2013

The girls soccer team lost at home with a score of 0-4 against Gunn High School on Dec. 7. The Matadors began their third preseason game against Gunn High School with a strong offensive push and a close shot on goal from freshman Kalpana Gopalkrishnan. GHS’ defense quickly passed the ball down the fiel...

Field Hockey: Lady Mats stage comeback victory

Karen Feng

November 3, 2013

MVHS field hockey continues to CCS with 5-1 win. Read More »

Changes to Student Board aim to increase awareness of PTSA

Changes to Student Board aim to increase awareness of PTSA

Amrutha Dorai

October 1, 2013

The board, heading into its second year, is increasing involvement at school and in the community. Read More »...

Girls Softball: Twelve inning marathon results in MVHS defeat

Girls Softball: Twelve inning marathon results in MVHS defeat

Steven Lim

May 1, 2013

In a 12-inning home game against Santa Clara High School, the Matadors blew a three run lead heading into the seventh inning and lost 6-7. They had previously routed the Bruins 13-2 on March 21. The Matadors’ offense performed well against the SCHS defense in the early stages of the game as they scored four runs by the end of the fourth inning, gaining a 4-1 lead. The team kept the Bruins’ pitcher on her toes as they registered hit after hit, stretching the number of at-bat...

Girls soccer: Win increases streak to four

Girls soccer: Win increases streak to four

Atharva Fulay

December 16, 2012

The girls soccer team won with a score of 1-0 against Sobrato High School on Dec. 8 at home due to dominant possession of the ball. The Matadors were also short of players, having only 14 instead of the regular 19 due to sickness, injury and schedule conflicts on the Saturday morning match. ...

Girls soccer: Matadors take 3-0 win over Leigh High School

Girls soccer: Matadors take 3-0 win over Leigh High School

Joyce Varma

December 9, 2012

The Lady Mats played Leigh High School on Dec. 6 and secured another home victory with a final score of 3-0. Improved communication and anticipation of the ball helped MVHS score three goals and intercept countless passes from the Longhorns. The Matadors scored their first goal near the middle of the...

Girls soccer: 1-0 victory secured in final offensive push

Girls soccer: 1-0 victory secured in final offensive push

Alexandria Poh

December 5, 2012

Matadors defeat the Fremont Firebirds with improved communication. Read More »...

Girls soccer: Last minute goal results in 1-0 victory

Girls soccer: Last minute goal results in 1-0 victory

Karen Feng

November 30, 2012

Matadors win first home game despite inconsistency. Read More »

GIRLS SOCCER: Preseason opener ends in 1-1 tie

GIRLS SOCCER: Preseason opener ends in 1-1 tie

Soumya Kurnool

November 28, 2012

Matadors overcome communication problems in first half to tie Scotts Valley High School Read More »...