El Estoque

Girls soccer: Five memorable game gifs

Alina Abidi

February 2, 2014

Girls soccer played Los Gatos High School on Jan. 29. Though the Matadors had scoring opportunities and strong passes, they did not follow their shots into the goal, and MVHS lost 4-0. The game was highlighted by five strong moments, including freshman Kalpana Gopalkrishnan’s breakaways and a direct...

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...