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PHOTO GALLERY: Swimming CCS Championships

PHOTO GALLERY: Swimming CCS Championships

Rachel Lu

May 14, 2012

With the vibrant and warm weather, students, parents, and coaches were all the more excited for some strong competition. On May 11 and 12, MVHS Swimming sent 25 students, 11 girls and 14 boys, to the CCS Championships at the Santa Clara International Swim Center. For most of the season, the swim coaches push the swimmers to their limits to build up their strength and about a month before League Finals and CCS, they begin begin tapering in which the practices become shorter and l...

Boys soccer: Senior night ends in loss to Santa Clara 1-2

Boys soccer: Senior night ends in loss to Santa Clara 1-2

Rachel Lu

February 14, 2012

The Matadors (6-3-2) had a lot on the line on their senior night game. This was the game to give it their all — not just because this was the seniors‘ last home game, but they were close behind second place Santa Clara High School (7-1-2) in the El Camino League. For the seniors and for a chance at CCS, the...

Girls basketball: Matadors fall to Cougars after early lead

Girls basketball: Matadors fall to Cougars after early lead

Rachel Lu

December 10, 2011

Coming off a strong win against Yerba Buena, the Matadors went up against the Newark Memorial High School Cougars in round two of the Monta Vista Invitational Tournament. The Cougars had beaten the Matadors just a few days earlier, but came back to beat them again 27-38 on Dec. 9. The stellar defense and strong drives to ...

Sports flash: Dec. 2011 issue

Sports flash: Dec. 2011 issue

Rachel Lu

December 7, 2011

WRESTLING Their first league match will be against Wilcox High School on Dec. 15. They expect a winning record this year with new coach Kevin Klemm. BOYS BASKETBALL They held a 4-8 league record and 8-16 overall. Nine seniors now lead the team with new coach and counselor Clay Stiver. Highly anticipated games against rival ...