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Girls Water Polo: The Matadors fall to Santa Clara HS on their senior night

Girls Water Polo: The Matadors fall to Santa Clara HS on their senior night

Anjali Singh and Lance Tong

October 21, 2019

On Oct. 17, the MVHS girls water polo team lost to Santa Clara HS for the second time this season with a score of 20-1. While the outcome did not favor the Matadors, the team says it had something else to celebrate — the seniors and their departure from high school water polo.   The game began wit...

Boys Water Polo: MVHS beats SCHS 6-2 on senior night

Boys Water Polo: MVHS beats SCHS 6-2 on senior night

Lance Tong

October 20, 2019

The MVHS boys water polo celebrated senior night, capping the night off with a 6-2 victory

Boys volleyball wins league championship on their senior night

Boys volleyball wins league championship on their senior night

Rucha Soman, Kamyar Moradi, and Herman Saini

May 7, 2019

With the MVHS Boys Volleyball’s legacy reaching its peak with their win at the Norcal Championship last year, this years seniors tried to close out their final regular season with a bang. MVHS hasn’t lost a home game for the past two years. But on their senior night and last home league game, th...

Swimming: Matadors defeat Los Altos HS in last home meet

Swimming: Matadors defeat Los Altos HS in last home meet

Charlotte Chui and Iman Malik

March 29, 2019

 n March 22, the MVHS swimming team competed against Los Altos HS in their last home meet of the season. Despite the chilly weather and an expected forecast of rain, the Matadors were in high spirits. To honor their seniors for the senior night meet, a gold 2019 sign, along with purple and yellow balloons and banners,...

Girls Basketball: Matadors fall to Homestead HS after losing an early lead

Girls Basketball: Matadors fall to Homestead HS after losing an early lead

Sreya Kumar, Iman Malik, and Tina Low

February 10, 2019

Senior Jessica Ji walked down the court hand in hand with her parents, clutching a bouquet of flowers and colorful balloons given to her by her teammates. Coach Sara Borelli read out her thank you letter to the team and her supporters, highlighting Ji’s favorite moments from her time on varsity basket...

Senior Night

Senior Night

November 1, 2018

During the last week of October, MVHS fall season teams celebrated the end of their regular season with senior night games. In their last home game of the season, seniors were celebrated in ceremonies before or during the games. Click the photos below to read the stories about each of the senior nights. ...

Field Hockey: Matadors suffer 0-2 loss on senior night

Field Hockey: Matadors suffer 0-2 loss on senior night

Sreya Kumar, Tyler Cho, and Justine Ha

October 28, 2018

It was an unnatural feeling for her. For the past three years, she has always held up her stick, cheering for seniors as they walked down the field. But now, it was finally her turn. She stood at the end of a line with her teammates, filled with nervous energy as her hands wrapped around her parents’....

Girls Volleyball: Senior night performance falls short as Matadors lose 3-1

Girls Volleyball: Senior night performance falls short as Matadors lose 3-1

Roshan Fernandez and Brandon Ng

October 26, 2018

ears. That’s how the night began for the Matadors, as numerous players grew emotional during the senior night ceremony. Teammates spoke about the impact seniors had on their life both on and off the court, honoring the seven seniors after their last season of high school volleyball. Following the tri...

Boys volleyball: MVHS defeats Saratoga HS on senior night

Boys volleyball: MVHS defeats Saratoga HS on senior night

Julia Yang

May 8, 2018

On May 4, banners and posters decorated the sides of the field house, which buzzed with excitement from family and friends. This day marked senior night for the volleyball team and the last home game of the season against Saratoga HS, a team that MVHS had lost to earlier in the season. Before the gam...