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Active shooter false alarm at Great America Theme Park

Active shooter false alarm at Great America Theme Park

Anushka De, News Editor

November 13, 2019

Mugging incident at Great America leads to rumors of shooter and causes mass hysteria

Boys Soccer: Tie between MVHS and Santa Clara HS

Boys Soccer: Tie between MVHS and Santa Clara HS

Becca Zheng

February 6, 2017

On a rainy Thursday afternoon, with a broken scoreboard, the MVHS boys soccer team was gearing up to compete for a CCS birth. The Matadors needed a win against Santa Clara HS to remain in contention for a CCS berth. MVHS started the game off well, opening with a 1-0 lead. Senior Hidetoshi Yoshimura s...

Community bonds over artwork at the annual Art and Wine Festival

Community bonds over artwork at the annual Art and Wine Festival

Ilena Peng

September 23, 2016

or a festival that has the word “wine” in it, the Santa Clara Art and Wine Festival certainly doesn’t sound like the most kid-friendly event. But instead of drunk adults stumbling about, there are art enthusiasts, families and teenagers meandering through Santa Clara’s Central Park, munching on s...

Girls Water Polo: Mats fall to Santa Clara 14-10

 Senior Samantha Quevedo looks to make a pass with a Santa Clara player defending her on September 16. Quevedo made a shot from the center line but her and the rest of the Matadors efforts proved not to be enough as MVHS lost their season opener 14-10. Photo by Colin Ni.

Elliot Ki

September 17, 2014

Bruins spoil home opener, take advantage of defensive errors. Despite the Matadors taking a lead 40 seconds into the game thanks to senior Scarlett Perry’s goal, whenever MVHS scored, Santa Clara responded with goals of their own to stave off any possible rally which resulted in a 14-10 season opening defeat. Santa Clara tied the game a couple ...

Mock Trial picks up win in first competition of the year

Mock Trial picks up win in first competition of the year

Carissa Chan

February 7, 2012

Updated on Feb. 15. The MVHS Mock Trial team defeated Mountain View High School in the third round of the Mock Trial competition on Feb. 9. With a final score of 253-247, MVHS’ defense team scored six more points than Mountain View’s prosecution, raising MVHS’ record to 3-0. According to MVHS defense witness junior Bryan...

Wrestling: Varsity wins decisive 63-6 victory on Jan. 12

Senior Michael Whittaker faces off with his opponent from Santa Clara at the Jan. 12 wrestling match against the Bruins. Whittaker contributed one of 8 pins that propelled the Matadors to victory against their opponents. Photo by Howard Lee.

Howard Lee

January 14, 2012

After winning their first league wrestling match against Wilcox last week, the Matadors were left wondering if they could repeat their success against Santa Clara on Jan. 12. They did so in decisive fashion: 9 of 10 individual matches ended in victory, with 8 of the victors pulling off pins against t...

Senior domination on Hallows eve

Senior domination on Hallows eve

Emily Vu

November 3, 2009

 Varsity football defeated the Bruins 33-15 on seniors' last home game Read More »...