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Mountain View Spartans dominate boys varsity lacrosse

Mountain View Spartans dominate boys varsity lacrosse

Trey Chock, Staff Writer
March 4, 2017
Filed under Sports

The boys varsity lacrosse team suffered a 12-4 loss against the Mountain View Spartans in their second pre-season game on March 3. The Spartans were playing at a higher intensity as they managed to score goal after goal on the Scots, although the latter had managed to gain multiple points within the...

Scots advance to CCS final in stunning fashion

Scots advance to CCS final in stunning fashion

Jonny Pappas, Staff Writer
March 3, 2017
Filed under Sports

He did it again. On March 1, the Scots took down Monterey High School winning in penalty kicks for the second straight game, and for the second straight game, keeper Peyton Young made back-to-back saves for the win. The game started off great as Dro Avetian, a senior, scored in the 17th minute ...

Varsity softball begins season with a win

Varsity softball begins season with a win

Aaron Moskovitz, Staff Writer
March 3, 2017
Filed under Sports

“I expect that we will win this game. We have been working hard, so it should pay off and show in game situations,” said Ashley Trierweiler before the game on March 2. Presentation High School from San Jose went 17-10 last year, finishing in 11th place in the Central Coast Section. Comparatively,...

Strong performances fuel varsity girls lacrosse’s victory

Strong performances fuel varsity girls lacrosse’s victory

Adrian Cunningham, Staff Writer
March 3, 2017
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The frigid air could not hold off the blazing comeback cooked up by the Lady Scots. On March 1, the Carlmont girls varsity lacrosse team faced Sequoia for a head-to-head battle on Carlmont turf. The game opened quickly with Sequoia scoring the first goal of the game five minutes in after bursting...

The Padres take over the Scots’ court

The Padres take over the Scots’ court

Mackenzie O'Connell, Staff Writer
March 2, 2017
Filed under Sports, Top News

The Scots got swept out by Serra as the Padres were an unstoppable force throughout the night taking advantage of Carlmont's court. On Feb. 28, the Scots lost all three sets against the Padres. Though the Scots put their best effort forward, the Padres team was more developed as the Carlmont varsity ...

Boys varsity lacrosse starts the season strong

Boys varsity lacrosse starts the season strong

Lucy Gibbs, Staff Writer
March 2, 2017
Filed under Sports

Carlmont prevailed over Dougherty Valley with a final score of 7-6. The Dougherty Valley Wildcats traveled from San Ramon on Feb. 28 to face the Scots in the first game of the season. Tensions were high as the two teams lined up for the face-off. "I was kind of iffy on the team," said Jack Morris...

Carlmont swim team starts their preseason with a splash

Carlmont swim team starts their preseason with a splash

Madeline Smith-Morton, Staff Writer
February 27, 2017
Filed under Sports

The Carlmont swim team began its preseason practices in order to prepare for their upcoming swim meets which start March 9. The practices are structured to push the swimmers to be focused and determined. Last year, Carlmont varsity boys competed very well at the Central Coast Section (CCS) an...

A test of testosterone: why boys don’t play volleyball

A test of testosterone: why boys don’t play volleyball

Trey Chock, Staff Writer
February 27, 2017
Filed under Sports

“No, we don't wear spandex,” is the answer most male volleyball players give when asked about their sport. The use of the revealing clothing, commonly associated with women’s volleyball, is one of many stereotypes that plague volleyball today. With gender being a major topic in today’s soci...

Lacrosse prepares for upcoming season

Lacrosse prepares for upcoming season

Kelsey Chandra, Staff Writer
February 26, 2017
Filed under Sports

Drills, conditioning, and scrimmages. Every practice for the boys’ lacrosse team involves different methods for them to improve their abilities. The team spends almost every evening working hard so that they triumph in their games. They practice as a team so they can play just as well as a team....

Girls soccer season ends before CCS

Girls soccer season ends before CCS

Mackenzie O'Connell, Staff Writer
February 23, 2017
Filed under Sports

After adding many young players and developing the team over the Winter season, the varsity soccer team's season came to an end without a place in the CCS playoffs. Due to some girls that graduated, the varsity team took on many new players, including six freshman. The team learned to play with ea...

Carlmont varsity swim team rides the wave into a new season

Carlmont varsity swim team rides the wave into a new season

Daniel Friis, Staff Writer
February 16, 2017
Filed under Sports

Champions It’s something sports team strives to be one day. It’s what motivates them to practice every day and become the best. Last year, the boys varsity swim team put in the work achieved this feat by winning the Peninsula Athletic League (PAL). “I think what made our team so success...

The Scots tie Wildcats in away match

The Scots tie Wildcats in away match

Nour Zabaneh, Staff Writer
February 16, 2017
Filed under Sports

Carlmont pushed through one more game overcoming many injuries and fatigue from their long season. On Feb. 15, the boys varsity soccer tied 0-0 away against Woodside High School. “The boys played well with all things considered. We are very knackered because there has been a lot of footba...

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