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JV volleyball achieves first-place standing with strong victory

JV volleyball achieves first-place standing with strong victory

Katie Wheeler, Staff Writer

October 16, 2019

In two intense sets, Carlmont’s girls JV volleyball skillfully took down the previously undefeated Menlo-Atherton Bears, taking control of the first-place spot in their league. This wasn't the only time the two teams have battled. When they first met on Sep. 19, the Scots suffered a loss. This ti...

Scots on wrong end of history in loss to Knights

Scots on wrong end of history in loss to Knights

Joshua Baxter, Staff Writer

October 12, 2019

Friday's game of Carlmont at Menlo was something never seen before. Not only was it Menlo's homecoming game, but it was also the first time in Menlo football history that they played a home game at night. The Scots suffered a 23-17 defeat to the Knights, who were led by quarterback Kevin Alarcon, a senior, and running back Samson Axe...

Scots eye league title after narrowly defeating Dons

Scots eye league title after narrowly defeating Dons

Tripp Garrish, Staff Writer

October 11, 2019

 The JV Carlmont girls volleyball team fended off a dynamic Aragon team in dramatic fashion to advance to 8-1 in league play.  After defeating the Dons 2-1 on Oct. 10, the Scots are in the hunt for a league title. This year's success is credited to certain teammates who have stepped into a leade...

Carlmont Scots conquer the Hillsdale Knights

Carlmont Scots conquer the Hillsdale Knights

Ari Ravi, Staff Writer

October 10, 2019

The Carlmont girls freshman volleyball team defeated Hillsdale in a quick two-set victory. The Scots played on Oct. 8 at their home court. They started the game with an early lead and never backed down after that. They beat the Knights 25-13 in the first set and 25-11 in the second. The girls were...

Scots slay the Knights in close battle

Scots slay the Knights in close battle

Isabella Wesson, Staff Writer

October 9, 2019

Carlmont girls JV volleyball team encountered a head-to-head clash with the Hillsdale Knights, triumphant only due to their sudden surge of spirit.  The Scots started the game off strong on Oct. 8, winning the first set 25-17 and 28-26 in the second. Expecting little from the opposing team, Carl...

Boys JV water polo gets washed out by Menlo-Atherton

Boys JV water polo gets washed out by Menlo-Atherton

Larkin Chock, Staff Writer

October 8, 2019

The boys JV water polo team lost 11-3 to the Menlo-Atherton Bears in just under 45 minutes. In just four quarters, Menlo-Atherton was able to find their groove and takedown Carlmont. Going into the game on Oct. 7, the Scots held a record of 4-2, and the Bears were 4-0. The Scots had already faced the Bears in a previous game, where the Bears w...

Varsity water polo community explains the prioritizing of student-athlete life

Varsity water polo community explains the prioritizing of student-athlete life

Lexi Romanowsky, Staff Writer

October 7, 2019

Defining priorities as a student-athlete is something that many face. For varsity players, the sport they play comes with it.  Dedicated boys varsity water polo players from both Woodside and Carlmont high schools agree that the sport requires skill and dedication. When it comes to maintaining g...

Coach-less JV girls dominate Panthers in two-set victory

Coach-less JV girls dominate Panthers in two-set victory

Anthony Eliopoulos, Staff Writer

October 4, 2019

Carlmont's JV girls volleyball team easily defeated the Burlingame Panthers to carry on their winning streak after being left coach-less due to the firing of their former coach. Carlmont won the first set 25-21 and the second set 26-24 in triumphant fashion. The team's composure and resiliency helped...

JV boys water polo suffers defeat to the Wildcats

JV boys water polo suffers defeat to the Wildcats

Izzy Wilson, Staff Writer

October 2, 2019

The JV boys water polo team suffered a defeat against the Woodside Wildcats in an intense game that resulted in a score of 10-3. The team's loss may have been partially due to two of their starters being unable to play. One of the starters, Alexey Krystyn, a sophomore, was unable to play due to sick...

Girls JV volleyball wins against Woodside despite coach vacancy

Girls JV volleyball wins against Woodside despite coach vacancy

Lara Craciun, Staff Writer

October 2, 2019

Carlmont High School’s girls JV volleyball team remained without a head coach during their two-set win against Woodside High School.  Last week, Carlmont let the team’s JV coach go halfway through his first season with the team. For the game on Oct. 1, varsity coach Michael Lapuz and physical...

Girls varsity volleyball shuts down San Mateo

Girls varsity volleyball shuts down San Mateo

Josh Barde, Staff Writer

September 27, 2019

After three quick sets, the girls varsity volleyball team managed to take the win against San Mateo.  The Scots started the game off strong, quickly winning the first set 25-10. However, in the second set, San Mateo came back stronger and more precise. They kept the point differential to a minimum for most ...

JV girls water polo falls to Notre Dame in the Battle of Belmont

JV girls water polo falls to Notre Dame in the Battle of Belmont

Savannah Velschow, Staff Writer

September 26, 2019

Carlmont’s JV girls water polo team lost 8-2 against Notre Dame High School in the Battle of Belmont. The loss on Sept. 25 was partially due to the Scots' lack of players. Carlmont was down three players going into the second half against Notre Dame. One of the Scots' team captains Anika Marino,...

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