El Estoque

The team raises senior Remy Haghighi in a celebratory cheer after winning the game against Cupertino High School 4-1.

Boys Soccer defeats Cupertino High School 4-1

Anna Jerolimov and Kalyani Puthenpurayil January 23, 2022
Matadors’ intensity allows them to dominate CHS
Sophomore Niku Sedarat drives the ball through midfield as teammates run forward hoping to receive a through ball.

Girls Soccer falls to Fremont 5-0

Krish Dev and Irene Tang January 21, 2022
Matadors attribute loss to a lack of communication
Senior Edin Kraja switches the field and shields the ball from an opposing team player.

Boys Soccer falls to Saratoga High School 5-2

Tvisha Gupta, Kripa Mayureshwar, and Aashna Patel January 14, 2022
MVHS falls to Saratoga High School in their fourth league game of the season
Sophomore Ekom Mann lunges at junior Hayden Ancheta after coach Andrew Pappas signals the wrestlers to “go live” — beginning a practice match that lasts a few minutes.

Introducing the winter season sports

Showcasing games and practices from MVHS's basketball, soccer and wrestling teams
Junior Maggie Du maintains possession of the ball while searching the field for an open teammate to pass to.

Girls Soccer falls to The King’s Academy 3-1

Mira Wagner and Anna Jerolimov December 7, 2021
Matadors recognize fatigue as a factor for their defeat
Freshman Maya Gallo sprints towards the ball as she gauges the field to see if any teammates are open.

Girls Soccer falls to Lincoln High School 8-2

Kalyani Puthenpurayil December 4, 2021
Lack of intensity at the beginning of the game leads to the Matadors’ loss
Senior and captain Mikey Tzankov dribbles the ball past an opponent from ARHS.

Boys Soccer beats Archbishop Riordan High School 1-0

Anna Kaminitz and Matthew Yoshimoto December 3, 2021
Matadors’ strong teamwork contributes to the win in their first preseason game
Sophomore Ace Chow wearing his football gear | Photo Courtesy of Ace Chow

Preparing for the big game

MV athletes share different ways that help them get ready before their game
Athletes share about how they got into their sports

Athletes share about how they got into their sports

Kalyani Puthenpurayil and Angela Zhang October 23, 2021

MVHS athletes reflect on how starting their sport at an early age affected their lives and shaped their identity. These athletes share their memories associated with their sport from when they were younger...

The Phillips proudly pose  after winning bronze at a preseason tournament in freshmen year.

Team Phillip

Irene Tang and Angela Zhang September 23, 2021
Twins Matthew and Thomas Philip reflect on playing soccer together
Teammates by Chance

Teammates by Chance

Exploring the impacts of playing the same sport as a family member
Athletes line up to get their QR badge scanned so they can enter the waiting room of the gym and receive a COVID test.

COVID-19 precautions in sports

Mikaylah Du, Staff Writer May 21, 2021
Athletes are tested regularly, wear masks and distance when possible
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