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Water Polo: A fresh start

Love (left) has a brief discussion with Jarvis (right) during a water polo practice after school. Communication between the two new coaches is necessary to keep the program running smoothly.

ZaZu Lippert

August 12, 2017

Co-reported by Anish Vasudevan.  ollowing a rocky last season after both varsity teams finished with losing records, the water polo program is looking to bounce back and pave way for stronger and more successful teams this year. Now with new coaches, a new regiment and a newer purpose of establish...

Back at it

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

Akshara Majjiga

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 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

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 ...

Girls water polo: MVHS loses to Lynbrook HS after playing overtime

Girls water polo: MVHS loses to Lynbrook HS after playing overtime

Himani Yalamaddi

October 8, 2016

Co-written by Ruth Feng Both MVHS and LHS were very evenly matched; for most of their game on Oct. 4, either team was only one point away from the other. In the very tight game, MVHS lost 7-8 at home against LHS. Both teams were tied at the end of the last period, resulting in overtime, the first of...

Girls water polo: After recent losses, team comes back with 12-0 win against Wilcox HS

Girls Water Polo vs. Wilcox

Himani Yalamaddi

October 3, 2016

In their second landslide win of the season, the girls water polo team won 12-0 against Wilcox HS at home on Sept. 27. The team’s last sweeping victory, a 15-0 win over Milpitas HS, was during the beginning of the season and wasn’t replicated until their most recent win against WHS. Though some players...

September sports recap

September sports recap

Roshan Fernandez

October 1, 2016

As Sept. is now officially over, MVHS fall sports are full swing into their season. Watch El Estoque's monthly recap video to stay up to date on scores, stats, and clips for football, boys water polo, girls water polo, girls volleyball and girls golf. ...

Photo gallery: Boys water polo defeats Wilcox HS

Photo gallery: Boys water polo defeats Wilcox HS

Roshan Fernandez

September 28, 2016

On the very first play of the game, MVHS took the lead. And it stayed that way for the entire game. The Matadors scored five first quarter goals in a quick start, and were able to hold on for their first home victory of the season. Relentless shooting had the Wilcox HS players scrambling back to defend....

Girls water polo: Team looks forward to strong season despite multiple injuries

Girls water polo: Team looks forward to strong season despite multiple injuries

Amanda Chan

August 22, 2016

The girls water polo team is starting their season off with a new coach, a smaller team and many players dealing with long-term injuries. Still, they believe that the injuries will not be a setback and that they can continue their strong play this season. [embedyt] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=In622yU...

Girls water polo: Team looks forward to upcoming season with new coaches

Girls water polo: Team looks forward to upcoming season with new coaches

Amanda Chan

August 23, 2015

Coming off a strong season last year, the girls water polo team underwent a number of changes, including a change in leadership with two new coaches. After losing several players to graduation, they hope that the new players will step up and lead the team. The Matadors hope to be competitive in their...

Water polo senior recognition

Water polo senior recognition

Malini Ramaiyer

October 26, 2014

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Matador of the week: Kristen Vrionis

Matador of the week: Kristen Vrionis

Catherine

November 17, 2013

This year, senior Kristen Vrionis led the Lady Mats to fourth place at the league championships. She has been a captain the girls water polo team for two years. In an interview with El Estoque, Vrionis discusses her experience with the Stanford girls water polo club, her thoughts on her second year as...