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Scots score decisive win against Hillsdale

Scots score decisive win against Hillsdale

Madeline Smith-Morton, Staff Writer
April 27, 2017
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The smell of popcorn and the murmur of voices envelopes the stands as parents and students settle in for the game. The Carlmont JV softball team won their game versus Hillsdale High School on April 27, with a final score of 10-0. The Lady Scots have remained undefeated this season, and are continuing to rise through...

JV baseball continues winning streak

JV baseball continues winning streak

Katrina Wong, Staff Writer
April 27, 2017
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Carlmont JV baseball defeated Burlingame with a final score 8-3. Increasing their league record to 7-1 and overall record to 19-1.  “We were doing a great job offensively and had spot-on defense. We were just able to get runs and get confident throughout the game, which contributed to our win,” ...

Despite slow start, JV boys lacrosse remain optimistic

Despite slow start, JV boys lacrosse remain optimistic

Daniel friis, Staff Writer
April 26, 2017
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Lacrosse has grown in popularity in recent years for men and women due to the rising number of scholarships offered to play in college, resulting in 36,00 athletes who play lacrosse at a college level, according to Game Breaker. This rising popularity can be shown through the 2017 JV boys lacrosse team. The team began the season with m...

Carlmont track and field defeats Terra Nova

Carlmont track and field defeats Terra Nova

Briana McDonald, Staff Writer
April 21, 2017
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On Wednesday, April 19, the Scots faced off Terra Nova on a hot and sunny afternoon. Before the starting pistol shot off for the first event at 3:15, the girls 400-meter relay team nervously practiced their baton pass around the Carlmont track. The girls 400-meter relay was run by Aimee Kanadjian, Madison Wo...

The Scots take the reigns against the Mustangs

The Scots take the reigns against the Mustangs

Mackenzie O'Connell, Staff Writer
April 21, 2017
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The Scots stampeded over the Mustangs yet again during their second game against Capuchino this season. The Scots performance remained consistent on April 19 throughout the men's volleyball game as the team came together to beat Capuchino High School winning three of the four sets played. During th...

Boys JV lacrosse’s thirst for win against Aragon left unquenched

Boys JV lacrosse’s thirst for win against Aragon left unquenched

Trey Chock, Staff Writer
April 19, 2017
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Boys JV lacrosse faced the Aragon Dons in a close match on April 18, resulting in an 8-5 loss for the Scots. The Scots started the match off strong with a quick offensive upon the Dons' half but resulted in a blocked shot, which was just returned as a goal just as fast, putting Aragon in the lead...

Varsity lacrosse trampled by the Falcons

Varsity lacrosse trampled by the Falcons

Nicholas Mattas, Staff Writer
April 10, 2017
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The Saratoga Falcons beat Carlmont 15-7 on April 3, on a difficult night for the Scots. The Falcons started off strong in the 1st quarter, gaining a 5-0 lead on the Scots. The Scots were able to put 3 points on the board by the end of the 1st quarter, by seniors Nathan Dougherty and Ronny Ozorio....

Victory signals a bright future for boys’ tennis

Victory signals a bright future for boys’ tennis

Denton Silfvast, Staff Writer
April 1, 2017
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Following a 6-1 victory over Hillsdale High School, the boys' tennis team extended their winning streak to four games with a commanding 7-0 win against San Mateo High School on March 30. Carlmont was expecting to come out on top even before the game began. Jerry Liu, a sophomore and varsity dou...

Scots unable to stop the charging Panthers

Scots unable to stop the charging Panthers

Aaron Moskovitz, Staff Writer
March 28, 2017
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The Burlingame Panthers handed Carlmont its fifth straight loss, 6-1, on a brisk Monday evening. Burlingame won the opening face-off, which allowed them to set the pace for the opening minutes, and eventually the game. The Panthers first struck the back of the net midway through the fourth minute...

Carlmont swim team prevails against Woodside

Carlmont swim team prevails against Woodside

Lucy Gibbs, Staff Writer
March 26, 2017
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Carlmont's swim team competed against Woodside on March 23. It was a landslide victory, with both the girls and the boys varsity teams ending on top. The varsity girls finished with the score of 119-62. While the varsity boys ended with a score of 107-51 to defeat Woodside. Before the meet, the ...

Varsity lacrosse pulls off a comeback win against Los Altos

Varsity lacrosse pulls off a comeback win against Los Altos

Nour Zabaneh, Staff Writer
March 24, 2017
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Carlmont may have been trailing behind Los Altos for the majority of the game but in the last quarter, they were able to catch up and pull off the come-from-behind victory. On March 22 Carlmont boys varsity lacrosse defeated Los Altos High School 11-10. “The boys started the game in a hole an...

JV baseball dominates the Hillsdale Knights

JV baseball dominates the Hillsdale Knights

Lizzy Hall, Staff Writer
March 23, 2017
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Carlmont JV baseball is headed towards a victorious season once again. This season thus far, they have yet to lose a game, going 7-0. Over this span of games, they have been winning by a margin of over 7 runs a game. Ben Fong, a sophomore, said, “We’ve been doing so well this year, due to the...

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