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Softball: Class of 2020 Seniors

Senior Lauren Lee began playing softball when she was 5 years and was on varsity all 4 years.
Remembering the seniors of the MVHS Softball Team
May 23, 2020

As the MVHS softball season comes to a close, the seniors reflect on all their years being on the team as they share their fun experiences and most favorite memories. Lauren Lee At the end of her...

Left-Handed Athletes

Sophomore Marcella Fowlkes prepares to bat. Photo used with the permission of Marcella Fowlkes
How being left-handed affects athletes in their athletic career
November 5, 2019
How being left-handed affects athletes in their athletic career

Softball: MVHS falls to Westmont high school with a 7-17 defeat

Senior Irene McNelis awaits an opportunity to run to second base after a successful base hit in the sixth inning. Photo by Justine Ha.
The Matadors fail to catch up with strong offensive plays from WHS
April 30, 2019

On April 25, the MVHS girls softball team faced Westmont HS - hoping to gain a win after continuous losses. With both teams in similar positions in the central coast section rankings, the outcome of this...

Warming up

Warming up
El Estoque documents how teams and athletes prepare for the big day
April 10, 2019
El Estoque documents how teams and athletes prepare for the big day

Softball: MVHS loses to Gunn HS in second home game of the season

Softball: MVHS loses to Gunn HS in second home game of the season
MVHS struggles to come back against Gunn HS ultimately losing 8-4
April 7, 2019

On March 29, the MVHS girls softball team faced the undefeated Gunn HS in its second home game of the season. The game started off close with Gunn HS only holding a run lead after the first inning. However,...

Girls softball: Team loses close game against Saratoga HS

Girls softball: Team loses close game against Saratoga HS
MVHS varsity is defeated 10-9
March 15, 2019

“Do softball games have a time limit?” asked a Saratoga HS parent in the bleachers. The SHS coach replied no — stating that varsity games can go on for hours. It was the ninth inning with strong...

Softball: MVHS loses thriller against Wilcox HS 7-11

Softball: MVHS loses thriller against Wilcox HS 7-11
MVHS falls short of comeback
May 2, 2018

On April 27th MVHS faced off against Wilcox HS for the second time this season, ready to get revenge after losing 2-0 to them the first time around. Down by five runs in the fourth inning, MVHS needed...

Softball: Nail-biting senior night game against Los Altos HS ends in victory

Softball: Nail-biting senior night game against Los Altos HS ends in victory
May 20, 2017

t was the bottom of the sixth inning with the score tied at 0-0 against Los Altos HS on May 11, and the crowd was beginning to grow restless. MVHS was up at bat, but the scoreboard read with two outs,...

Softball: Team blows out Wilcox HS

Softball: Team blows out Wilcox HS
May 6, 2017

espite the blistering afternoon heat, the MVHS softball team took the field on May 4 ready to compete. The team was dominant on defense throughout the game, holding Wilcox HS scoreless through all five...

Softball: Team suffers 5-2 loss against Los Gatos HS

Softball: Team suffers 5-2 loss against Los Gatos HS
April 4, 2017

t was windier than usual when the softball team took their places on the field. The wind carried sounds of rustling trees and shouts from the boy’s baseball team.. But all of those noises were soon ignored...

Softball: MVHS win earns team first place spot in division

Softball: MVHS win earns team first place spot in division
April 26, 2015

The comeback began with a little bit of luck. In the bottom of the fourth inning on April 24, the Matadors were down 2-0 against Mountain View High School, who at the time, sat on the throne of their division....

Softball: Matadors end the season with a 0-4 loss

angela wu
May 18, 2014

MVHS loses their senior night game to Los Altos High School due to a defensive focus. The final game of the season saw the Matadors say goodbye to their only graduating senior, Angela Wu. MVHS capped...

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