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Football prepares early for the upcoming season

Football prepares early for the upcoming season

Briana McDonald, Staff Writer
June 1, 2017
Filed under Sports

Carlmont football held practice on May 25 after school in the sunny weather.   The team prepares for the upcoming season early to become familiar with the new team and get in shape. Both the varsity and JV teams productively run through their practice to help them advance, allowing for an effect...

Boys varsity lacrosse ends on a strong note

Boys varsity lacrosse ends on a strong note

Jonny Pappas, Staff Writer
June 1, 2017
Filed under Sports

After the 2017 season, the boys varsity lacrosse team holds second place in league standings, only behind Burlingame. With the season over, the team has taken time to reflect on how they did on completing their goals and beating their rivals. "The goal for our team was to win. There were little ...

Boys volleyball season ends successfully

Boys volleyball season ends successfully

Mackenzie O'Connell, Staff Writer
May 21, 2017
Filed under Sports, Top News

After a successful season, the boys volleyball season has come to an end this spring. Throughout the season the team recruited many new players as they all worked together to build a new strong foundation as many seniors left from the previous season. After hard work and practice, the boys won 14 out...

Varsity baseball reflects on record breaking season

Varsity baseball reflects on record breaking season

Daniel Friis, Staff Writer
May 18, 2017
Filed under Sports

Heartbreaking. One word that comes to mind when asked about varsity baseball's May 25 showdown with Saint Francis in 2016. The game was played at the San Jose Giants Stadium, and the winner of the game was to play for the Central Coast Section title. The game ended 3-2 with Saint Francis coming out ...

Scots season ends with CCS loss to Serra

Scots season ends with CCS loss to Serra

Nour Zabaneh, Staff Writer
May 18, 2017
Filed under Sports

The stands were filled with fans, even the hill had students ready to watch the two highest ranked local teams play in first round of Central Cost Sectional (CCS). On Wednesday, May 17th, Carlmont varsity baseball lost 5-2 to Serra in the opening round of CCS. “I'm frustrated because I know we...

Girls track dominates PAL championships

Girls track dominates PAL championships

Samantha Dahlberg, Staff Writer
May 17, 2017
Filed under Sports

The Carlmont girls track team sprinted past their rival schools and claimed first place during PAL championships at Westmoore High School on May 13. The team score consisted of 99 points while the second place score from Aragon was 59.33 points. This year the Carlmont track team hired James Jewett, a new coac...

Carlmont JV softball defeats Burlingame in their final game

Carlmont JV softball defeats Burlingame in their final game

Lucy Gibbs, Staff Writer
May 14, 2017
Filed under Sports

Carlmont's JV softball team has been dominating their opponents all season. And even though their offense started off slow against the Panthers on April 11th, the Scots prevailed 7-2 in the final game of the season. Carlmont was eager to end their season on a high note, and the stakes were high ent...

Varsity lacrosse crushes rivals during senior night

Varsity lacrosse crushes rivals during senior night

Katrina Wong, Staff Writer
May 10, 2017
Filed under Sports

Carlmont varsity lacrosse beat rival Sequoia 17-2. This win gives the Scots a league record of 5-2 and an overall record of 9-6. This win was beneficial to Carlmont because it was the last game of the season, as well as being senior night. Carlmont has 12 graduating seniors this upcoming year. “Eve...

The Scots tear up the Bearcats during senior night

The Scots tear up the Bearcats during senior night

Mackenzie O'Connell, Staff Writer
May 8, 2017
Filed under Sports

The Scots take a scratch at the Bearcats earning a win before their final season game. On May 3 the varsity volleyball team took home a win against San Mateo High School. After a four-set game, the boys were able to defeat the Bearcats during their senior night. Though San Mateo cheered and swung...

Boys lacrosse makes use of second chance in win against Aragon

Boys lacrosse makes use of second chance in win against Aragon

Trey Chock, Staff Writer
May 6, 2017
Filed under Sports

On May 4, the Scots were given a second chance to play against the Dons and did not disappoint with a final score of 3-2. Compared to their loss against the Dons a month prior, this game was clearly better matched. This stark contrast could be due to a rise in skill from the Scots, or perhaps the...

Varsity girls lacrosse send their seniors off with a strong win

Varsity girls lacrosse send their seniors off with a strong win

Adrian Cunningham, Staff Writer
May 6, 2017
Filed under Sports

While many people celebrated Cinco de Mayo, the Carlmont girls lacrosse program celebrated the last regular season game for their six seniors on Friday night. It was quite a sendoff, with the team trampling the Notre Dame Tigers 18-1 to end their already strong season. "This game was really special because th...

Scots and Vikings lay down arms in an unorthodox volleyball tie

Scots and Vikings lay down arms in an unorthodox volleyball tie

Adrian Cunningham, Staff Writer
April 28, 2017
Filed under Sports

Silence precedes the serve. Players crouch readily as one player tosses the ball far above his head, jumps, and pounds it over the net. Suddenly, the room fills with screaming and cheering. The JV boys volleyball team played the Mills Vikings on Wednesday, April 26. The game began at 5:30 p.m., as a result of the Mills team arriving 20 minutes late to t...

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