El Estoque

Multi-sport athletes

The boys water polo team celebrates its senior night in the 2019 season.
MVHS students discuss the benefits and disadvantages of playing on several school sports teams
November 1, 2020
MVHS students discuss the benefits and disadvantages of playing on several school sports teams

Intersport friendships

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

Water Polo holds its first preseason practice

Each student-athlete had their own lane line during practice to maintain social distancing.
Boys and Girls Water Polo teams share their impressions of their first conditioning with COVID-19 restrictions
October 19, 2020
Boys and Girls Water Polo teams share their impressions of their first conditioning with COVID-19 restrictions

Boys Water Polo: MVHS beats SCHS 6-2 on senior night

The MVHS boys water polo celebrated senior night, capping the night off with a 6-2 victory
October 20, 2019
The MVHS boys water polo celebrated senior night, capping the night off with a 6-2 victory

Eat, pray, jam

Eat, pray, jam
Exploring how different members of the MVHS athletic community prepare for games and practices
October 17, 2019
Exploring how different members of the MVHS athletic community prepare for games and practices

Girls Water Polo: MVHS falls to Harker HS Water Polo 14-5

MVHS defenders try to prevent a goal before it can reach the goalkeeper
MVHS loses to Harker HS for the second time of the season
October 11, 2019
MVHS loses to Harker HS for the second time of the season

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

Girls Water Polo: The defeat against Santa Clara HS 15-17

Girls Water Polo: The defeat against Santa Clara HS 15-17
Game against SCHS results in crowd member ejection
October 17, 2018

VHS girls water polo head coach Chris Love gathered the girls before the game for their usual team talk, followed by a chant led by one of the captains before the start of the game. Only few minutes into...

Girls water polo: Senior Night

Girls water polo: Senior Night
October 26, 2017

ith an array of posters lined up against the pool deck, and loud music blaring in the background, the MVHS girls water polo team got ready to celebrate their senior night against Fremont HS. The cheers...

Boys water polo: Matadors narrowly lose senior night to Palo Alto HS

Boys water polo: Matadors narrowly lose senior night to Palo Alto HS
October 24, 2017

olorful ribbons and posters lined the pool deck, a table with cake, drinks, and other snacks sat up against the wall, and fans filed into the MVHS pool area, filling the bleachers until they were packed...

Girls water polo: Team defeats Santa Clara HS 10-7

Girls water polo: Team defeats Santa Clara HS 10-7
October 11, 2017

Having lost their previous game against Santa Clara HS with a score of 5-9, MVHS had a fighting mindset as they started the game. Before the game started, the team gathered as the captains encouraged them...

Boys water polo: Team loses to Los Gatos HS 6-10

Boys water polo: Team loses to Los Gatos HS 6-10
October 11, 2017

he sun was setting on the horizon, casting golden rays that bounced off the MVHS swimming pool as the boys water polo team prepared to play Los Gatos HS in one of their last home games of the season. After...

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