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Game GIFs: Boys soccer achieves 2-0 win against Lynbrook HS

Game GIFs: Boys soccer achieves 2-0 win against Lynbrook HS

Justin Kim

February 2, 2016

Video by Derek Shao or much of the beginning of the season, the MVHS boys soccer team suffered from slow starts and a lack of communication. On this rainy day, as dark clouds were setting in, the Matadors set to correct their errors in order to defeat their opponents from Lynbrook. On Jan. 29 at 3:30 p.m....

Boys soccer: Team secures 3-2 win against Wilcox HS

Boys soccer: Team secures 3-2 win against Wilcox HS

Tyler Lin

January 25, 2016

Photos by Justin Kim he sun shone harshly down on the field as the teams began warming up. Following their two game win streak, the Matadors looked to extend that when they faced Wilcox High School on Jan. 13. Perhaps with a bit too much confidence, the Matadors seemed to lack coordination and ef...

Boys soccer: Matadors lose a struggling game against Homestead High School

Boys soccer: Matadors lose a struggling game against Homestead High School

Anushka Tyagi

January 9, 2015

The team was feeling confident as Homestead High School’s boys soccer team approached the field. Each player was more than ready to start off the season strong on Jan. 6. The athletes had powerful possession of the ball and executed strong plays. The energy and excitement for the first game of the...

Boys soccer: New team looks forward to promising season

Boys soccer: New team looks forward to promising season

Sarah Ramos

December 6, 2013

Despite graduated players, team hopes to make CCS after preseason wins. Read More »...

Boys soccer: Smooth victory for Matadors over Milpitas High School

Boys soccer: Smooth victory for Matadors over Milpitas High School

Alaina Lui

February 12, 2013

The Matadors defeated the Trojans in a close game on Feb. 1 at home. The first half was a close battle between the two teams, with the Matadors scoring a goal in the closing minute to come out on top 2 to 1. The Matadors picked up their offensive game in the second half to put in another goal. “We had a really good solid game. Defense did pretty well...

Girls soccer: Lady Mats end three-game scoreless streak

Girls soccer: Lady Mats end three-game scoreless streak

Mihir Joshi

January 28, 2013

Strong play from the girls help halt losing streak The Lady Mats faced off against the Homestead Mustangs on Jan. 18, finishing with a score of 1-1 to end a three game scoring drought. Improved ball control and communication allowed MVHS to control the pace of play for the majority of the game. Earl...

Boys soccer: Matadors hand Firebirds first loss of the season

Boys soccer: Matadors hand Firebirds first loss of the season

Atharva Fulay

January 27, 2013

The Matadors faced off against the Fremont Firebirds, the last undefeated team in the league on Jan. 25. After a quick start and crisp passes, the Matadors were able to fend off any early goals by the Firebirds. In the second half, MVHS played aggressively and was able to get a goal to take the lead...

Sports podcast: Week 2

Sports podcast: Week 2

Carissa Chan

January 18, 2013

In this week's episode, sports editors Carissa Chan and Atharva Fulay talk about doping, the Niners and fake girlfriends. Read More »...

Sports podcast: Week 1

Sports podcast: Week 1

Carissa Chan

January 11, 2013

Join sports editors Carissa Chan and Atharva Fulay for a two-minute recap of the week of Jan. 7. Read More »

Girls soccer: Win increases streak to four

Girls soccer: Win increases streak to four

Atharva Fulay

December 16, 2012

The girls soccer team won with a score of 1-0 against Sobrato High School on Dec. 8 at home due to dominant possession of the ball. The Matadors were also short of players, having only 14 instead of the regular 19 due to sickness, injury and schedule conflicts on the Saturday morning match. ...

Boys soccer: Game ends on two goals in stoppage time

Boys soccer: Game ends on two goals in stoppage time

Atharva Fulay

December 16, 2012

The Matadors lost the match 1-2. The Matadors faced off against the Santa Teresa High School Saints on Dec. 12 at home. The team had not practiced on Thursday because the campus was closed due to the bomb threat. “It may have taken away the intensity that we usually have during practice,” ...

Boys soccer: Easy 8-0 victory over San Lorenzo Valley

Boys soccer: Easy 8-0 victory over San Lorenzo Valley

Carissa Chan

December 11, 2012

Playing on the new turf field for the second time, varsity boys soccer defeated San Lorenzo Valley High School in a shutout on Dec. 10. In a relaxed, low-key game, the Matadors scored eight goals and allowed none. Forward sophomore Brad Ohadi led offensive efforts with three goals and three assis...