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Matador of the Week: Ryan Manley

Matador of the Week: Ryan Manley

Pranav Parthasarathy

March 16, 2014


Filed under Matador of the Week, SPORTS, Sports

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 the Monta Vista quarterback in the past football season, Manley prefers volleyball for many reasons,...

Powderpuff 2014 Finals Sophomores vs Seniors

Powderpuff 2014 Finals Sophomores vs Seniors

Amol Pande

March 16, 2014


Filed under SPORTS

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


Filed under From the magazine, Sports

Varsity boys volleyball maintains its competitive edge despite informal tryout process Read More »

Football: MVHS dominates in Homecoming game

Football: MVHS dominates in Homecoming game

Nathan Desai

September 28, 2013


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Game Reviews, SPORTS

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. They established a solid rhythm early in the game by relying on their running game, which led to a rushing touchdown by senior Justin Cen...

Matadors forced to streamline preparations for game time

Matadors forced to streamline preparations for game time

Mihir Joshi

August 26, 2013


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, SPORTS

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 in the rankings between Fremont High School, Gunn High School and MVHS. But the one-point loss to GHS, and FHS’ subsequent victory over GHS in the following week, cost the Ma...

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 ...

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

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

Howard Lee

May 12, 2012


Filed under Boys Volleyball, SPORTS, Spring Sports

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, this time at the CCS quarterfinals on Thursday, May 10. Despite strong plays, the Matadors lost three se...

Boys volleyball: Matadors lose to Spartans 1-3

Boys volleyball: Matadors lose to Spartans 1-3

Jacob Lui

March 29, 2012


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

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 Spartans. “Coach wanted us to serve hard today. [And] against tougher teams, you have to go for...