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Field hockey: Team starts their season strong with a win against Lynbrook HS

Field hockey: Team starts their season strong with a win against Lynbrook HS

Aditi Gnanasekar

September 18, 2017


Filed under Field Hockey, Game Reviews, SPORTS

econds before the referee blew the whistle, senior captains Devin Pereira and Sara Nordby yelled, “Start strong!” The players felt a mix of emotions before the start of the game. Some, like Pereira, were nervous, for they hadn’t played the Lynbrook HS team during the preseason and did not know what ...

Girls basketball: MVHS makes a comeback in fourth quarter to beat Lynbrook HS

Girls basketball: MVHS makes a comeback in fourth quarter to beat Lynbrook HS

Amanda Chan

January 22, 2017


Filed under Girls Basketball, SPORTS, Winter Sports

In the second quad game of the season, the girls basketball team faced Lynbrook HS, a team ranked one place above MVHS in the El Camino League before Friday’s game. The game was close throughout, with LHS leading 32-28 after three quarters. In the fourth quarter however, MVHS dominated 19-9 to complete...

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


Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Water Polo, SPORTS

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 against LHS. Both teams were tied at the end of the last period, resulting in overtime, the first of...

Game GIFs: Boys soccer achieves 2-0 win against Lynbrook HS

Game GIFs: Boys soccer achieves 2-0 win against Lynbrook HS

Justin Kim

February 2, 2016


Filed under Boys Soccer, Game Reviews, SPORTS, Winter Sports

Video by Derek Shao or much of the beginning of the season, the MVHS boys soccer team suffered from slow starts and a lack of communication. On this rainy day, as dark clouds were setting in, the Matadors set to correct their errors in order to defeat their opponents from Lynbrook. On Jan. 29 at 3:30 p.m....

Expiring cell tower lease sparks debate

Expiring cell tower lease sparks debate

Sneha Gaur

August 24, 2015


Filed under NEWS

n Aug. 18 the FUHSD trustee board held a meeting to discuss the lease renewal of the AT&T cell towers in Lynbrook. Members of the community as well as AT&T representatives and various consultants were invited to present their arguments for this issue. Radiation Clad in neon green shirts th...

Field hockey: MVHS shuts down Lynbrook High School 6-0

Field hockey: MVHS shuts down Lynbrook High School 6-0

Malini Ramaiyer

November 2, 2014


Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, SPORTS, Sports Editor's Picks

On the last timeout in the game, senior Katie Sommers teared up. Head Coach Denise Eachus gave her a hug. With a lead of four goals to Lynbrook High School’s zero, the field hockey team cheered “MV Teamwork!” and continued its senior game on Oct. 30. Sommers returned to her seat on the bench. ...

Boys volleyball: Matadors win 3-0 against Lynbrook

Boys volleyball: Matadors win 3-0 against Lynbrook

Joyce Varma

March 23, 2013


Filed under Boys Volleyball, Game Reviews, SPORTS, Spring Sports, Uncategorized

The ball flew into the air off senior Derrick Chiu‘s set to junior Ryan Manley for a spike to begin the third set. The Vikings were unable to anticipate the attack and blocked it out, much like they had for most of the MVHS boys volleyball game against Lynbrook on March 15. Manley’s attack was ...

‘Monta Vista Compliments’ inspires gratitude

‘Monta Vista Compliments’ inspires gratitude

Yashashree Pisolkar

March 20, 2013


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT

Beginning early January, a page titled “Monta Vista Compliments” circulated on students’ Facebook newsfeeds. The idea was simple enough: Using social media to promote positive conversation among students. Founded by two students who wish to remain anonymous, Monta Vista Compliments is an ...

BOYS WATER POLO CCS: Close defeat in overtime

BOYS WATER POLO CCS: Close defeat in overtime

Karen Feng

November 10, 2012


Filed under Boys Water Polo, Fall Sports, Game Reviews, Main slider, SPORTS

Matadors lose 14-15 to LHS despite replay, end season Despite a five-point lead in the first half, the seventh-seeded Matadors lost their edge as tenth-seeded Lynbrook High School closed the gap to defeat them in overtime. The Matadors ended their season with a 14-15 loss in the first round of CC...

CROSS COUNTRY: Lynbrook Invitational serves as warm-up for league finals

CROSS COUNTRY: Lynbrook Invitational serves as warm-up for league finals

Christopher Song

November 1, 2012


Filed under Cross Country, Fall Sports, Game Reviews, SPORTS

The MVHS cross country team arrived at Miller Middle School along with hundreds of other runners from local high school and middle school leagues. While the Lynbrook Invitational is usually held at Lynbrook High School, this year, because of field construction, it was held at Miller Middle School o...