El Estoque

Sophomore Ace Chow wearing his football gear | Photo Courtesy of Ace Chow

Preparing for the big game

MV athletes share different ways that help them get ready before their game
Junior Sydney Su and senior Marissa Jensen embrace in a tight hug. The four seniors were given speeches and gifts from the juniors before the start of the game.

Girls Volleyball falls to Los Altos High School on senior night

Anna Jerolimov, Jayanti Jha, and Lance Tong October 24, 2021
The Matadors lose with a final score of 3-2
Team Dasari

Team Dasari

Anushka De September 23, 2021
Examining the impact that volleyball has had on the Dasari family
Teammates by Chance

Teammates by Chance

Exploring the impacts of playing the same sport as a family member
The team waits in preparation for a spike from a Mountain View hitter.

Girls Volleyball loses to Mountain View High School 3-0

Anna Jerolimov and Lance Tong September 20, 2021
Matadors fall despite a six point lead in the third set
Senior Marissa Jensen prepares to leap into the air to receive a pass from her teammate.

Girls Volleyball falls to Palo Alto High School 3-0

Anna Jerolimov, Lance Tong, and Kalyani Puthenpurayil September 16, 2021
MVHS loses its undefeated streak in seventh game of the season
With two blockers in front of her, senior Marissa Jensen prepares to spike the ball across the court. Photo by Irene Tang

Varsity Girls Volleyball wins 3-2 in a thrilling comeback against Notre Dame

Irene Tang and Melody Cui September 4, 2021
Lady Mats continue their undefeated streak after winning their fifth game of the season
5 student-athletes share the meanings behind unique sports phrases. Photo by Hannah Lee

Man on the street: Athletes share special phrases from their sports

Jayanti Jha February 9, 2021
Unpacking the meaning behind pancakes, bogeys and splats in sports
Players on the Boys Volleyball team give the Girls teams high-fives at the end of the game. Photo used with courtesy of Sammi Dunn

Intersport friendships

Jayanti Jha October 30, 2020
MVHS athletes continue forming friendships between teams during a challenging socially distanced time
Merch madness

Merch madness

Exploring four types of merchandise on campus
Senior Daniel Chang and junior Brandon Ng successfully block a spike by a Lynbrook HS player. The duo amounted for multiple blocks during the game.

Boys volleyball: MVHS takes commanding win against Lynbrook HS

Elena Khan and Anish Vasudevan March 3, 2020

The MVHS boys volleyball team, who hasn’t played a game since its Norcal championship win last season, defeated Lynbrook HS (LHS) at its first home game of the season. The team won in straight sets,...

All the seniors apart of the girls varsity volleyball team and coach Colin Anderson pose for a photo after the senior night game.

Girls Volleyball: The Matadors lose to Los Altos HS on their senior night

Justine Ha, Tabitha Mendez, and Collin Qian November 13, 2019
The Lady Mats defeated with a final score of 3-0
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