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Then-Junior Ryan Manley gets ready to spike the ball against Los Gatos High School. Manley enjoys volleyball more than football, in part because he discovered and became good at the sport in middle school within two years. Photo by Cynthia Mao

Matador of the Week: Ryan Manley

Pranav Parthasarathy March 16, 2014

Senior Ryan Manley currently plays volleyball for Monta Vista High School and the club team Mountain View 18 Reds as an outside hitter, having played the sport since 6th grade. While he also played as...

Senior coaches Rami Dwidar and Justin Cena celebrate their teams success at the end of the game.

Powderpuff 2014 Finals Sophomores vs Seniors

Amol Pande March 16, 2014

The Class of 2014 takes home their second Powderpuff championship On March 14,2014 The Classes of 2014 and 2016 competed in the Powderpuff Finals. These are Highlights from that game.

No cuts, all glory

No cuts, all glory

Yashashree Pisolkar March 13, 2014

Varsity boys volleyball maintains its competitive edge despite informal tryout process A quick look at the varsity boys volleyball team’s record reveals just how competitive the team is. They have...

Senior Takuto Doshiro rushes toward the endzone in MVHS' Homecoming game against Fremont High School. The Matadors won the game by a score of 42-8. Photo by Colin Ni.

Football: MVHS dominates in Homecoming game

Nathan Desai September 28, 2013

CORRECTION: This article was updated on Sep. 28 at 10:46 p.m. to include a photograph from the game. The Matadors came out in dominant fashion on Friday night hoping to impress the Homecoming crowd....

Co-captain senior Ryan Manley surveys the defense before taking a snap. Manley will be the starting quarterback for the upcoming season. Photo by Mihir Joshi.

Matadors forced to streamline preparations for game time

Mihir Joshi August 26, 2013

Matadors forced to streamline preparations for game time. One point was all that the 2012 MVHS football team needed to earn a CCS berth. With two games left in the season, there was a three-way tie...

Volleyball: Matadors come back from two sets down to win on senior night

Volleyball: Matadors come back from two sets down to win on senior night

Cynthia Mao May 15, 2013

Improved blocking and tightened play allow team to overcome initial deficit. Digging themselves out of a two-set hole, the boys volleyball team managed to win three sets in a row to defeat the visiting...

Boys volleyball: Matadors overcome Mustangs’ defense for a 3-1 victory

Boys volleyball: Matadors overcome Mustangs’ defense for a 3-1 victory

Karen Feng April 12, 2013

Despite point deficits and slow play, MVHS clinches a win. The MVHS boys volleyball team defeated Homestead High School 3-1 at home on April 10. Coming off a victory from the Leland Varsity Tournament,...

Boys volleyball: Matadors win 3-0 against Lynbrook

Boys volleyball: Matadors win 3-0 against Lynbrook

Joyce Varma March 23, 2013

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...

Junior Cory Low takes a powerful swing past Homestead blockers as teammates seniors Jeffrey Zhang and Edward Wang look on. Though the Matadors won the first set, they lost the game 3-1. Photo by Cynthia Mao.

Boys volleyball: Matadors lose CCS quarterfinals 3-1 against Homestead

Howard Lee May 12, 2012

The crack of palm against ball echoed loudly in the gym, cutting through even the crowd’s chatter. With powerful hits like these, the Matadors hoped to defeat Homestead High School in a rematch,...

Sophomore Ryan Manley goes up for the kill in the varsity boys volleyball match against Mountain View on March 28. Though the game was close, the Matadors lost 1-3 (23-25, 26-24, 23-25, 23-25). Photo by Christophe Haubursin.

Boys volleyball: Matadors lose to Spartans 1-3

Jacob Lui March 29, 2012

On March 28, the varsity boys volleyball team stepped up against the challenging team from Mountain View High School. But the Matadors were ready to present a formidable game against the reputable...

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