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Fuelin’ Up

Fuelin’ Up
Exploring how food affects athletes before and during the COVID-19 pandemic
September 16, 2020
Exploring how food affects athletes before and during the COVID-19 pandemic

Senior Nathan Lee’s transgender journey

Lee at his senior night with the MV swim team. Photo used with permission of Nathan Lee.
Lee explains his experiences of being a trans athlete
April 3, 2020
Lee explains his experiences of being a trans athlete

Comparing Costs

Comparing Costs
Exploring the athlete and coach opinions on the donation costs of different sports
October 23, 2019

Running: $65* Junior Rohan Agrawal explains that the cost of participating in both cross country and track and field isn’t too high, and he says it’s worth it. Agrawal adds that although the...

Girls Water Polo: The Matadors fall to Lynbrook HS in first game of the season

Junior Purva Gupta attempts to shoot the ball during the first quarter. Photo by Sophia Chen
MVHS loses 12-7
September 12, 2019
MVHS loses 12-7

Swimming: Matadors defeat Los Altos HS in last home meet

Swimming: Matadors defeat Los Altos HS in last home meet
MVHS gain a landslide victory during senior night meet
March 29, 2019

 n March 22, the MVHS swimming team competed against Los Altos HS in their last home meet of the season. Despite the chilly weather and an expected forecast of rain, the Matadors were in high spirits....

From Matador to Recruit

From Matador to Recruit
Sports serve as an alternative avenue to get into college
September 28, 2018

As the college application season is now upon the class of 2019, many hopeful students wonder if they’ve satisfied the admissions offices of their favorite schools. Though her classmates are scrambling...

Swimming: Palo Alto HS defeats MVHS

Swimming: Palo Alto HS defeats MVHS
March 18, 2018

n March 9, in the second to last home meet of the season, the MVHS swimming team lost to Palo Alto HS. The meet started approximately 30 minutes late due to technical difficulties. But once the meet was...

Girls water polo: Team is victorious in first home game

Girls water polo: Team is victorious in first home game
September 14, 2017

s the girls junior varsity water polo teams were shaking hands after losing their game against Wilcox HS, the MVHS girls water polo players were preparing themselves for their own game against WHS. As...

Back at it

Varsity baseball coach JC Beeson poses for a goofy picture with his former MVHS baseball team.
March 8, 2017

en years ago, when JV baseball coach Shawn Voigt graduated from MVHS with the class of 2007, things were different. Without the internet, Voigt found it difficult to develop his skills and opinions with...

Boys water polo: Season ends with last second victory

Boys water polo: Season ends with last second victory
November 1, 2016

ake a look at the pool now, at the empty bleachers and stationary goals, and it seems like the calmest place on campus. You couldn’t tell that weeks ago the lights were blazing on a small but roaring...

A look back: Student opinions on 2016 Olympic Games

A look back: Student opinions on 2016 Olympic Games
September 6, 2016

Two weeks after the Olympics, some athletes like Ryan Lochte and Laurie Hernandez are still making headlines. Look below to check out MVHS’ opinions on the sports, the athletes and the controversies.

Swimming: Season begins with new coaches and diverse team

Swimming: Season begins with new coaches and diverse team
March 13, 2016

ew other sports teams at MVHS have experienced the number of changes the swim team has had to face. With three different sets of coaches in the past four years and ceaseless adjustments to the training...

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