El Estoque

Senior Tanisha Pulla tries to maintain possession as a SHS opponent attempts to steal the ball.

Varsity Field Hockey falls to Saratoga High School on senior night

Sarah Liu and Lance Tong October 24, 2021

The Field Hockey team was looking to win the seniors’ last home game in high school on Oct. 22. However, it lost to Saratoga High School 5-0, bringing its overall record to 2-12 and its league record...

Senior Sophia Fu swims backwards to distance herself from SCHS players before passing the ball.

Girls Water Polo overpowers Santa Clara High School 12-4 on its senior night

Anna Jerolimov and Michelle Zheng October 23, 2021
Matadors maintain a strong lead throughout all four quarters
Senior and captain Ashley Twu attempts to make her way around an opponent from HHS.

Varsity Field Hockey loses to Homestead High School 4-0

Anna Kaminitz and Matthew Yoshimoto October 22, 2021
Matadors recognize their need to improve communication after the defeat
The team rushes through the banner, marking the end of halftime and the beginning of the third quarter. Photo by Michelle Zheng

Matadors lose helmet trophy to Cupertino High School for the fifth consecutive year

Irene Tang, Michelle Zheng, and Lance Tong October 18, 2021
MVHS loses 20-45 against CHS in the Helmet Game despite second half push
Junior Greyson Mobley runs with the ball after senior Prathmesh Modi passes it to him.

Homecoming 2021: Football falls to Los Altos High School 34-6

Michelle Chen and Matthew Yoshimoto October 3, 2021
A close score in the first half ends with the Matadors’ defeat in their Homecoming game
Team Bowman

Team Bowman

Nika Zamani September 24, 2021
Exploring how the Bowman brothers connected through water polo
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
MVHS players huddle together following a play

Football falls to Lowell High School 53-14

Lance Tong and Kripa Mayureshwar September 22, 2021
MVHS falls to Lowell High School in its third home game of the season
Freshman Varsha Iyengar gets ready to serve the ball. Photo by Kalyani Puthenpurayil

Picking up a racket

Kalyani Puthenpurayil September 21, 2021
Three tennis players explain how they first began the sport

Staying in the game

Michelle Zheng and Sarah Liu September 19, 2021
Student athletes explain how they balance academics, sports and extracurriculars
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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