El Estoque

Girls Soccer: The Lady Mats secure their fourth league victory against Wilcox HS

Junior Samiksha Rao attempts to bypass a WHS defender in the first half of the match despite their intense offensive plays. Junior Shriya Kaushik takes note on WHS' playing strategies during today's match especially.

Justine Ha, Anjali Singh, and Collin Qian

February 7, 2020

After an intense match, the Matadors gain their sixth overall win with a final score of 4-2

Girls Basketball: MVHS falls to Mountain View HS after struggling to maintain possessions

Senior Ashley Liu dribbles past a Mountain View HS defender.

Jai Uparkar

January 18, 2020

Lack of steady possession and inability to convert leads to eighth loss of the season with a final score of 31-52

Girls Basketball: The Matadors suffer a landslide defeat to Sequoia HS

Freshman Varshini Peddinti receives the ball and prepares to pass to the center. Photo by Vivian Jiang

Vivian Jiang and Rucha Soman

December 6, 2019

Despite having a strong start to their season, the MVHS varsity girls basketball team was defeated by Sequoia HS 45-17. Senior Daphne Lam made the first points of the game, scoring a 3-pointer shortly after the game started. Sequoia soon caught up, bringing the score 3-9. Even with a few strong offens...

Out of Action

Junior and quarterback Simon Loeffler heads off the field. Photo by Tabitha Mendez

Tabitha Mendez, Swara Tewari, and Lance Tong

September 27, 2019

Although tradition holds that no American high school experience is complete without football, sophomore and varsity football player John Masegian believes that MVHS is an exception to that norm. In his eyes, football culture is dying. Masegain’s father is a MVHS alumni, and played football on the...

Girls Volleyball: Matadors win against Prospect HS in three sets

After senior Divya Suresh was treated for her injury, players from both teams commended each other for playing a good game. Photo by Justine Ha

Oishee Misra, Justine Ha, and Collin Qian

September 7, 2019

Team secures a blowout win, but loses a key player due to injury in the process

Boys soccer: Team falls 3-0 to Lynbrook HS

Boys soccer: Team falls 3-0 to Lynbrook HS

Sreya Kumar and Ankit Gupta

January 18, 2019

Matadors suffer first league defeat of the year

Boys Basketball: Matadors secure a win against Saratoga HS

Senior Rohan Inampudi runs past a defender during the first quarter against Saratoga HS. Photo by Oishee Misra.

Oishee Misra and Justine Ha

January 18, 2019

enior AJ Falak raced down the court hoping to score the first points of the game. Coming back from a defeat against Lynbrook HS during their first game of 2019, the Matadors were hoping to secure a strong lead quickly against Saratoga HS. Falak bent down, about to shoot, but an aggressive scuffle bet...

Boys baseball: MVHS wins three consecutive games in three days

Boys baseball: MVHS wins three consecutive games in three days

Michelle Wong

April 2, 2018

Additional reporting by Sannidhi Menon and Himani Yalamaddi hree consecutive games. Three consecutive wins. Last week, the MVHS baseball team played two games against Fremont HS and one non-league game against Mission San Jose HS. See below for two out of the three victories the Matadors obtained. M...

Girls varsity soccer loses 2-0 to Gunn HS

Girls varsity soccer loses 2-0 to Gunn HS

Shayon Moradi

February 8, 2018

On January 26,  a cold Monday night, with a fire alarm blaring in the middle of the match, the MVHS girls varsity soccer team hoped to continue their better-than-expected season. After a lackluster season last year with a 1-10-1 record, the team has bounced back and has a chance of making it to CCS. ...