El Estoque

Redefining my grief

Redefining my grief

Matthew Yoshimoto May 22, 2022
Reflecting on how I dealt with the loss of my dog
The total number of international COVID-19 deaths according to Worldmeter.

MVHS students face loss during the COVID-19 pandemic

Jayanti Jha and Aashna Patel December 10, 2021
Reflecting on the hardship of losing loved ones to COVID-19
Nothing is Permanent

Nothing is Permanent

Tanish Mendki February 1, 2020
A lesson from the sudden death of a family friend
Senior Ashley Liu dribbles past a Mountain View HS defender.

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

Jai Uparkar 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
Senior Sanjay Gollapudi passes by a Willow Glenn defender in hopes for a shot opportunity early on into the second period.

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

Tabitha Mendez and Justine Ha December 14, 2019
With faltering defensive plays throughout the game, the Matadors fell with a final score of 46-58
Freshman Alexa Baxter chases after the ball against a BHS defender early on into the first half hoping to pass to an open teammate.

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

Justine Ha, Vivian Jiang, and Elena Khan November 27, 2019
MVHS loses to BHS with a final score of 1-5
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
Sophmore Marissa Jensen hits the ball for a kill.

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

Lance Tong October 6, 2019
MVHS loses 3-0 in sixth game of the league season
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.

Football: MVHS falls 32-6 against Mills HS

Lance Tong, Sophia Chen, and Kamyar Moradi September 7, 2019
A promising start to the Matador’s first home game ends in an overwhelming defeat
Senior Jessica Ji with her pet chicken Evil

Feathered friends

Jahan Razavi and Chelsea Wong 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

Chetana Ramaiyer 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...

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