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Swimming: Palo Alto HS defeats MVHS

Swimming: Palo Alto HS defeats MVHS

Carol Lei

March 18, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Swimming & Diving

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 underway, events, such as the 100 free, 500 free, and 200-yard freestyle relay, ran smoothly one af...

Girls water polo: Team is victorious in first home game

Girls water polo: Team is victorious in first home game

Emma Lam

September 14, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Girls Water Polo, SPORTS

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 the first home game of the season,  the team’s excitement was tangible despite two team members, s...

Back at it

Back at it

Akshara Majjiga

March 8, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Fall Sports, SPORTS, Sports Features, Spring Sports, Swimming & Diving, Water Polo

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 limited access to contrasting perspectives. But, 2015 JV water polo and swim coach Jennifer Liu, who...

Boys water polo: Season ends with last second victory

Boys water polo: Season ends with last second victory

Om Khandekar

November 1, 2016


Filed under Game Reviews, SPORTS, Water Polo

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 crowd during the boys water polo senior night, as shot after shot tore across the surface of this ...

A look back: Student opinions on 2016 Olympic Games

A look back: Student opinions on 2016 Olympic Games

Akshara Majjiga

September 6, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, SPORTS

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

Karen Ma

March 13, 2016


Filed under SPORTS, Spring Sports, Swimming & Diving

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 schedule, nothing has remained constant for the swimmers except one thing: their passion for swimmi...

Swimming: Senior meet brings together swimmers for CCS

Brian Fan

April 30, 2015


Filed under SPORTS, Swimming & Diving, Uncategorized

When swimmers first walked out onto the pool deck on April 24 to warm up for the meet, their eyes were drawn to the balloons bumping against the side fence and the colorful posters plastered on the wall under the scoreboard. Every year, these decorations commemorate the senior swimmers and their years...

Matador of the Week: Carly Reid

Pranav Parthasarathy

May 26, 2014


Filed under Matador of the Week, SPORTS

When senior Carly Reid learned to swim as a young child, she didn’t expect to be a competitive swimmer. She now is an athlete with 10 years of experience and numerous awards and competes in the 50, 100 and 200 meter freestyle and individual medley. Her most recent achievement was placing second in her freestyle e...

For the Record

For the Record

Sophia Tao

April 7, 2014


Filed under Cross Country, Football, Print, SPORTS, Sports, Swimming & Diving

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PHOTO GALLERY: Swimming versus Saratoga

PHOTO GALLERY: Swimming versus Saratoga

Margaret Lin

April 17, 2012


Filed under Multimedia, SPORTS, Spring Sports, Swimming & Diving

On April 13, swimmers from Saratoga High and MVHS met at the Ron Freeman Aquatics Center to compete in the last home meet of the season for MVHS. The varsity team won with an overall score of 233-120 with 114 points scored by the boys team and 119 points by the girls team. The Matadors’ next meet will...

Swimming: Matadors lose to Titans on March 23, winning eight events out of 22

Swimming: Matadors lose to Titans on March 23, winning eight events out of 22

Margaret Lin

April 4, 2012


Filed under Game Reviews, SPORTS, Spring Sports, Swimming & Diving

On March 23, the Matadors faced off against the Titans at Gunn High School from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. The Matadors fought hard but only managed to win eight out 22 of their varsity events. “Honestly, Gunn is a big competitor and we tried our best,” sophomore captain Jackie Do said. “I think ...

A pleasant surprise

A pleasant surprise

Emily Vu

May 18, 2010


Filed under Top Headlines

https://elestoque.org/images/stories/topheadlines/ccsgirlsswimming.jpg   Girls varsity swimmers no longer disqualified from CCS Read More »...