El Estoque

Girls softball: Walkoff win against Palo Alto

Girls softball: Walkoff win against Palo Alto

Daniel Fernandez

March 31, 2013

The lady Matadors have extended their winning streak to two games, beating the Palo Alto Vikings on March 28. A strong outing from pitcher sophomore Tamanna Ahluwalia and solid hitting at key moments throughout the game helped to keep the game close. The Matadors scored three runs in the bottom of...

Boys soccer: Second regular season loss for Matadors

Boys soccer: Second regular season loss for Matadors

Carissa Chan

January 10, 2013

Boys varsity soccer played a tight first half against Palo Alto but eventually fell behind 1-3. Read More »...

GIRLS TENNIS: MVHS struggles to pull out win over Palo Alto

GIRLS TENNIS: MVHS struggles to pull out win over Palo Alto

Ashley Ding

October 4, 2012

On Oct. 2, the MVHS girls tennis team won against Palo Alto High School by a small margin, coming out on top 4-3. With several missing and injured players as well as newly paired doubles teams, the Matadors faced difficult circumstances. The team struggled in this match, as many players committe...

Girls soccer: Matadors tie 1-1 against Palo Alto

Girls soccer: Matadors tie 1-1 against Palo Alto

Yaamini Venkataraman

January 6, 2012

Coming from pre-season with a 4-2-0 record, the Lady Mats hoped to secure a win against long-time rival Palo Alto in their first league game on Jan. 4. Instead, the team tied 1-1.The first period shot up to a start by junior Celeste Kim, who scored on a head shot in the first ten minutes. Ho...

Film Club members volunteer at Palo Alto film festival

Film Club members volunteer at Palo Alto film festival

Howard Lee

October 31, 2011

Film Club members volunteer at Palo Alto film festival from El Estoque on Vimeo. On Oct. 21, two large bright spotlights turned in their sockets to display the intimate Aquarius Theatre on Emerson Street in Palo Alto. A line of forty-something people curled around the side of the venue and the smell of free espresso ...

Water Polo: Matadors fall 9-10 to Palo Alto in overtime

Water Polo: Matadors fall 9-10 to Palo Alto in overtime

Carissa Chan

September 22, 2011

It is the fourth and final period, and there are 45 seconds left in the game. The Matadors are up 9-8. All they have to do is hold Palo Alto and they will have a win. They are less than a minute away from victory. But leads are hard to hold on to. And this time, Palo Alto netted a goal in the last 4...

One of America’s Best High Schools

One of America’s Best High Schools

Selene Rubino

December 15, 2009

MVHS ranked 70 in the latest national study of public high schools by U.S. News & World Reports Read More »...

Freak-out at Welcome Back Dance

Freak-out at Welcome Back Dance

Deepa Kollipara

September 14, 2009

Administration enforces controversial 'face-to-face with a little bit of space' policy at the first dance. Read More »...

Girls soccer moves on to CCS Championships

Girls soccer moves on to CCS Championships

Teressa

February 28, 2009

Girls soccer defeated Gunn in semifinals to move onto the championships Read More »...