El Estoque

Nothing is Permanent

Nothing is Permanent
A lesson from the sudden death of a family friend
February 1, 2020
A lesson from the sudden death of a family friend

Girls Basketball: MVHS falls to Mountain View HS after struggling to maintain possessions

Senior Ashley Liu dribbles past a Mountain View HS defender.
Lack of steady possession and inability to convert leads to eighth loss of the season with a final score of 31-52
January 18, 2020
Lack of steady possession and inability to convert leads to eighth loss of the season with a final score of 31-52

Boys basketball: The Matadors lose in an intense matchup against Willow Glen HS

Senior Sanjay Gollapudi passes by a Willow Glenn defender in hopes for a shot opportunity early on into the second period.
With faltering defensive plays throughout the game, the Matadors fell with a final score of 46-58
December 14, 2019
With faltering defensive plays throughout the game, the Matadors fell with a final score of 46-58

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

Freshman Alexa Baxter chases after the ball against a BHS defender early on into the first half hoping to pass to an open teammate.
MVHS loses to BHS with a final score of 1-5
November 27, 2019
MVHS loses to BHS with a final score of 1-5

Girls Volleyball: MVHS fails to break losing streak in consecutive league games

Junior Yolanna Lu serves the ball in the third set of the game.
MVHS falls to Homestead HS 3-0
October 25, 2019
MVHS falls to Homestead HS 3-0

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

MVHS defenders try to prevent a goal before it can reach the goalkeeper
MVHS loses to Harker HS for the second time of the season
October 11, 2019
MVHS loses to Harker HS for the second time of the season

Girls Volleyball: The Matadors fail to break losing streak against Los Gatos HS

Sophmore Marissa Jensen hits the ball for a kill.
MVHS loses 3-0 in sixth game of the league season
October 6, 2019
MVHS loses 3-0 in sixth game of the league season

Football: MVHS falls 32-6 against Mills HS

Senior Tarun Sarang breaks a tackle and runs the ball across the forty-yard line towards the endzone.  Despite numerous plays for big yardage, MVHS still could not score, even when at the doorstep of the endzone.  Photo by Lance Tong.
A promising start to the Matador’s first home game ends in an overwhelming defeat
September 7, 2019
A promising start to the Matador’s first home game ends in an overwhelming defeat

Feathered friends

Senior Jessica Ji with her pet chicken Evil
Three MVHS students share the stories behind their pet chickens
April 10, 2019

Struggle “I got you chickens” was all it took for senior Jessica Ji to spring up in bed early in the morning. Her father’s attempt to wake her had become a running joke between the two of them,...

Boys baseball: MVHS falls to Saratoga HS in a 6-0 loss

Boys baseball: MVHS falls to Saratoga HS in a 6-0 loss
March 12, 2018

With many parents in the crowd, the MVHS Boys Baseball team walked off the field with their heads hanging low as they lost their first game of the season. The Matadors fell to Saratoga HS 6-0 on March...

Boys soccer: Team suffers 2-3 loss against Saratoga HS

Boys soccer: Team suffers 2-3 loss against Saratoga HS
February 17, 2018

n Feb. 11, the  MVHS boys soccer team played their second to last home game against Saratoga HS. Although the Matadors started off with a lack of coordination, the team soon pulled together, with senior...

Football: Matadors suffer 49-6 defeat in final game of the season

Football: Matadors suffer 49-6 defeat in final game of the season
November 19, 2017

Additional reporting by Rucha Soman. espite the fact that Matadors’ CCS hopes were no longer alive, the team came into their matchup against Fremont HS looking to close out their season with pride....

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