El Estoque

Superheroes vs. Supervillains Rally Week Dress-up Day 1: Pajama Day

“[Pajama Day] is my favorite dress-up day. It is very easy to dress up for and a lot of people dress up for it. It’s nice because I can just get out of my bed and come to school.” Photo by Colin Kim

Colin Kim

January 22, 2014

Students participate in Pajama Day as they dream about their superpowers. Read More »...

Matadors of the week: Amelia Strom and Sarah Im

Senior Amelia Strom attempts to steal the ball from a Homestead High School opponent, while senior Sarah Im gets into a good position to assist her. The field hockey team defeated Homestead 5-0 in their senior game on Nov. 7. Photo by Mihir Joshi.

Ashmita Chakraborty

December 9, 2013

Seniors Amelia Strom and Sarah Im discuss their journeys on the field hockey team. Read More »...

Field Hockey: Lady Mats stage comeback victory

Karen Feng

November 3, 2013

MVHS field hockey continues to CCS with 5-1 win. Read More »

Lunchtime carnival held on Sept. 26

Sophia Tao

September 28, 2013

Students enjoy games and free food at the Homecoming carnival. Read More »

FIELD HOCKEY: Senior Night game goes down to the wire

FIELD HOCKEY: Senior Night game goes down to the wire

Steven Lim

November 12, 2012

The cheers grew louder as the ball entered the tangle of sticks and legs, bouncing around like a pinball. MVHS threw their entire team at the goal, knowing the urgency of the situation, as the clock wound down. The screams from the spectators grew louder as they cheered on their respective teams. In the thick of it...

FIELD HOCKEY: DMHS falls to MVHS 3-1 in rematch

FIELD HOCKEY: DMHS falls to MVHS 3-1 in rematch

Steven Lim

November 2, 2012

After intercepting a pass, senior Katie Byrne had to make a quick decision. Dribbling across the field, with three opponents surrounding her, she spotted senior Holly Matsunami further up. Matsunami received Byrne’s pass and drove down the sideline, connecting with junior Sarah Im. The forwards race...

FIELD HOCKEY: Matadors score back to back goals for 2-0 victory over St. Ignatius

Junior Sarah Im passes hits the ball as a SHS player looks on. The Matadors won the game 2-0 off of two late goals from Im. Photo by Margaret Lin

Steven Lim

October 11, 2012

The girls field hockey team enjoyed their second victory in a row and their first on the MVHS field. On Oct. 5 the Matadors defeated St. Ignatius High School in possession and number of shots on goal. The game ended 2-0. The team got off to a rough start but quickly improved their situation, foc...

FIELD HOCKEY: Matadors fall to Lynbrook 0-1

Junior Katrina Chan weaves the ball down the sideline past a Lynbrook player. The Matadors were unable to execute, despite many scoring opportunities. Photo by Mihir Joshi

Steven Lim

September 23, 2012

Senior Katie Byrne looked up after weaving past a Lynbrook High School defender and sent a quick pass through the defense to junior Sarah Im. Im cradled the ball against the face side of her stick, quickly wound up her swing and made a shot at the cage. The play was brilliantly set up and would put ...

Field hockey: 2-0 victory over Lynbrook at senior game

Field hockey: 2-0 victory over Lynbrook at senior game

Jacob Lui

October 28, 2011

At the last home game of the season on Oct. 27, the Lady Mats continued their victory streak from Tuesday’s win against Del Mar to defeat the Lynbrook Vikings 2-0, bringing the varsity girls field hockey team from fifth to fourth place in the league – one placing away from qualifying for CCS.The game began at 3:15 p.m. with a seni...