El Estoque

Girls Tennis: Makes first definitive CCS win over St. Ignatius

Girls Tennis: Makes first definitive CCS win over St. Ignatius

Rachel Lu

November 9, 2011

With a winning record of 21-0, the varsity girls tennis team is the top seed in CCS this year. Their expectations were high as they went into their first CCS match on Nov. 9, winning 13-3 over St. Ignatius at MVHS.This year, the CCS rules have changed to a round robin style of play. Since ther...

Water polo CCS: Matadors unable to hold lead against Serra

Water polo CCS: Matadors unable to hold lead against Serra

Elvin Wong

November 8, 2011

The Matadors record (15-16) meant that there was no chance for an automatic qualification into CCS. But the boys varsity water polo team did make it to CCS through a lucky wild card, the Matadors had an opportunity to play one more game on Nov. 8 against Serra High School. Unfortunately, they were unable to get past the first round after they could not hold ...

New season, new coach, new ambition

New season, new coach, new ambition

Morahd Shawki

October 19, 2011

It has been almost three years since Clay Stiver joined the Special Education staff, and this month will see him become the coach of varsity boys’ basketball. Although now filling in for guidance counselor Shari Schussel, who is on maternity leave, Stiver started out as a para-educator and will assume his old position next semes...

Sportsflash: Oct. 2011 issue

Sportsflash: Oct. 2011 issue

Albert Qiu

October 13, 2011

The girls varsity tennis team defeated Saratoga, the defending CCS and Norcal Champions, in a 4-3 victory on Sep. 30 which further extended their undefeated streak in the league.  Although the Matadors lost their first three games, they were able to compensate for the deficit and win the next four key games in straight sets to secure the win. "The only team...

Impacts of construction forthcoming

Impacts of construction forthcoming

Karishma Mehrotra

August 25, 2011

As the year moves on and the seasons shift from summer to fall, the color of the leaves won’t be the only aspect of our environment that will change. MVHS has started construction projects throughout the campus and is finalizing future construction plans as well. Track and Field: ...

Intramural sports provides middle-ground opportunity

Intramural sports provides middle-ground opportunity

Sara Yang

April 7, 2011

For those who lack the time and energy, intramural sports offers a solid compromise Read More »...

For parents, academics outweigh sports

For parents, academics outweigh sports

Sara Yang

October 25, 2010

Parents pressure students to quit sports in light of academic load   Read More »...

Power of the heat

Power of the heat

Tiffany Lau

May 20, 2010

Girl friends join together in a heat yoga class   Read More »...

EESN: Fall sports preview continued

EESN: Fall sports preview continued

Natalie Wong

September 1, 2009

In this week's episode, varsity athletes from the girls volleyball team, field hockey team, and football team are featured Read More »...