El Estoque

Nearly two thousand protestors gather in Cupertino

Volunteer with megaphone speaks and chants on top of the barricade in front of the Sheriff's Office.

Ayah Ali-Ahmad

June 12, 2020

South Bay protestors gather in Cupertino to demonstrate for the Black Lives Matter movement

Boys Basketball: Matadors secure a win against Saratoga HS

Senior Rohan Inampudi runs past a defender during the first quarter against Saratoga HS. Photo by Oishee Misra.

Oishee Misra and Justine Ha

January 18, 2019

enior AJ Falak raced down the court hoping to score the first points of the game. Coming back from a defeat against Lynbrook HS during their first game of 2019, the Matadors were hoping to secure a strong lead quickly against Saratoga HS. Falak bent down, about to shoot, but an aggressive scuffle bet...

Boys baseball: MVHS falls to Saratoga HS in a 6-0 loss

Boys baseball: MVHS falls to Saratoga HS in a 6-0 loss

Chetana Ramaiyer

March 12, 2018

With many parents in the crowd, the MVHS Boys Baseball team walked off the field with their heads hanging low as they lost their first game of the season. The Matadors fell to Saratoga HS 6-0 on March 6. After SHS won the first inning by 2-0, MVHS was able to overcome the deficit over the next three...

Boys soccer: Team suffers 2-3 loss against Saratoga HS

Boys soccer: Team suffers 2-3 loss against Saratoga HS

Karen Ma

February 17, 2018

n Feb. 11, the  MVHS boys soccer team played their second to last home game against Saratoga HS. Although the Matadors started off with a lack of coordination, the team soon pulled together, with senior Takeshi Ueno scoring within the first few minutes. The team started connecting passes, the Matadors of...

Boys basketball team suffers 19 point loss on Senior Night

Junior Cory Low attempts to break Saratoga’s defense and shoots a layup. Photo by Kevin Tsukii.

Rachel Beyda

February 13, 2012

The seniors on the varsity boys basketball team proudly marched down the gauntlet of cheerleaders with their families as their names were called. Friends and fans filled the stands, ready to support the seniors at their last home game. The hype and support was there, but the Matadors usual performance was not. The boys varsity basketball team...

Girls Tennis: 2011 CCS champions by narrow win

Girls Tennis: 2011 CCS champions by narrow win

Rachel Lu

November 17, 2011

The game hit a stalemate with MVHS and Saratoga tied 9-9 in the total team score count. The final score had to come down to the individual games played in each set, pushing MVHS over Saratoga by a tally of 79-73 in the November 16 CCS Championships. It took four hours of the toughest competition in the league bef...



Patrick Xie

November 9, 2011

Two years in a row, Saratoga had given the varsity girls tennis team their only losses. Two years in a row, SHS took the CCS and the NorCal championships, leaving the Matadors in second. This year, it was the Matadors’ turn. Twenty-one wins, no losses. This year, varsity girls tennis achieved only its third undefeated season in...

Girls Tennis: Key win at Saratoga caps undefeated season

Girls Tennis: Key win at Saratoga caps undefeated season

Dickson Tsai

October 31, 2011

Varsity tennis has clinched the Division I championship of the California High School Tennis Classic at Fresno. The players have pulled off two 4-3 victories over arch-rival powerhouse Saratoga High School. And now, they can claim to be undefeated.The Matadors (21-0, 12-0) edged past Saratoga 4-...

Tennis: Matadors avenge last year’s CCS loss to Saratoga

Tennis: Matadors avenge last year's CCS loss to Saratoga

Patrick Xie

September 30, 2011

Two big days. Two strong teams. Another two wins. The varsity girls tennis team continue their 13-0 undefeated run as they defeated Saratoga High School, the defending CCS and NorCal champion, after beating Menlo High School 6-1 just the day before. They have been unstoppable all season long and Sept. 29 proved again why they...

One of America’s Best High Schools

One of America's Best High Schools

Selene Rubino

December 16, 2009

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

Where everybody knows your name

Where everybody knows your name

Yaamini Venkataraman

September 24, 2009

 Da Mario's in Saratoga gives regulars and newcomers a new Italian family Read More »...