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Scots blow out Wildcats in first road win of season

Scots blow out Wildcats in first road win of season

Joshua Baxter, Staff Writer

September 8, 2019

The Carlmont Scots took the field against the Woodside Wildcats Friday night, looking to erase their recent loss to Sacred Heart Prep from memory. And they did just that, pounding their way to a 61-16 road victory. Fullback Si'i Tengei, a junior who rushed for three touchdowns, and quarterback Timot...

Carlmont falls to Sacred Heart Prep in rough season opener

Carlmont falls to Sacred Heart Prep in rough season opener

Kimberly Mitchell, Staff Writer

September 1, 2019

When the Carlmont Scots started their season with a game against the Sacred Heart Prep (SHP) Gators last year, the Scots did not have a happy ending. Carlmont suffered one of their three losses last season to the SHP Gators by a 21-6 margin. While many Scots entered Saturday's game with confidence, history appeared to repe...

Sports participation down for the first time in decades

Sports participation down for the first time in decades

Ayal Meyers, Staff Writer

August 30, 2019

The National Federation of State High School Association (NFHSA) released their annual participation survey last Monday, showing a decline in sports participation for the first time in 30 years for the 2018-19 season. Another drop in football participation for the fifth consecutive year lead to t...

Students prepare for the next round of fall sports

Students prepare for the next round of fall sports

Natalie Doud, Scot Scoop Editor

June 3, 2019

As the school year nears its end and all school sports are over, student-athletes get ready for next year’s season of fall sports. Athletes at Carlmont have chosen to prepare themselves in many ways, including going to Carlmont’s weight room, running the track at Carlmont, and exercising outside...

Carlmont students cheer on the Warriors as the NBA Finals kickoff

Carlmont students cheer on the Warriors as the NBA Finals kickoff

Joshua Baxter, Staff Writer

June 2, 2019

The Golden State Warriors squared off against the Toronto Raptors in Game 1 of the 2019 NBA Finals, in which the Raptors were victorious 118-109. In a report done by SFGate News, the geotagging of tweets showed that California was one of just three states who are rooting for the Warriors to win the...

Varsity football’s hard work continues during the offseason

Varsity football’s hard work continues during the offseason

Aaron Penn, Staff Writer

May 28, 2019

The steady clang of metal on metal echoes across the room as sweat drips onto the ground, accompanied by the sound of heavy breathing. Although the sun has just risen, the intensity and focus throughout the room is impenetrable. This is a normal morning for Carlmont's varsity football team. Two seaso...

Opinion: Warriors make NBA boring

Opinion: Warriors make NBA boring

Miles Ozorio, Scot Scoop Editor

May 24, 2019

With the Golden State Warriors completing their sweep of the Portland Trailblazers on Monday night, the NBA trophy is looking like it going to be coming back to the bay for the fourth time in five years. Exciting, right? Not really. The Warriors are fun to watch, don't get me wrong, and I have been raised since birth to love them as my team. But come on you guys, this is getting old. And they're going to win again. Even if Kevin Durant and DeMarcus Cousins do not make a return to the court, the 2015 version of the Warriors that we are seeing right now is the hottest team in the NBA. Stephen Curry is playing his best basketball without Durant to pass the ball to. In the Warriors' last 32 games without Durant, Steph has averaged nearly 30 points, 6.6 assists, and has shot the three at 42%.  Another man that seems to be on a tear right now is Draymond Green. Entering the finals, Green is coming off one of the best playoff series of his career. Green nearly averaged a triple-double against the Blazers, with 16.5 PPG, 11.8 RPG, and 8.8 APG. With the guaranteed return of Andre Iguodala (who missed game four against the Trailblazers due to a calf strain) to guard either Toronto's Kawhi Leonard or Milwaukee's Giannis Antetokounmpo, the r...

Swim banquet gives the swim team a chance to look back at the season

Swim banquet gives the swim team a chance to look back at the season

Robyn Stein, Staff Writer

May 23, 2019

Gathered in the Student Union Wednesday night, the Carlmont swim team kicked off their banquet by doing their final cheer of the season. At the swim banquet, students were able to look back at their season with a slideshow by Angel Camerino, and awards were given to members from all teams. Many...

Scots swim their way to success

Scots swim their way to success

Kimberly Mitchell, Staff Writer

May 19, 2019

The Championship Sweep Streak Before the announcer could even finish reporting the final results, the sound of the microphone was drowned out by the shrill screams of the Carlmont Scots. With a lead of 343 points, it was already clear that JV girls had won the PAL championships. As the cheers dimmed, the announcer tried again to finish, this time with a determination. “...

Varsity baseball takes a win against Terra Nova for the seniors

Varsity baseball takes a win against Terra Nova for the seniors

Kathryn Stratz, Staff Writer

May 13, 2019

On Wednesday, May 8 the Carlmont varsity baseball team defeated the Terra Nova Tigers, also celebrating the Scots' 11 seniors. The season has seen the Scots bring in 9 league wins and four league losses, putting them at second place in league, just behind Menlo School. The win on Wednesday sec...

JV softball ends the season with a bang

JV softball ends the season with a bang

Natalie Doud, Scot Scoop Editor

May 12, 2019

The Scots added another win to their record, becoming undefeated in league after beating the Hillsdale Knights on Thursday afternoon. Carlmont started out strong in the first inning, getting in a run right at the beginning off of an RBI single from Dana Knoble, a sophomore. The top of the first inning...

Athletes break records at PAL track finals

Athletes break records at PAL track finals

Elle Brough, Staff Writer

May 8, 2019

As the school year comes to a close, Carlmont track athletes deliver new records and personal bests. Student athletes broke records at the PAL frosh-soph track championships on Saturday, April 27 at Terra Nova High School. There, freshman Dylan Murphy broke two of Carlmont’s freshman track records...

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