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The Scots tie the Panthers on senior night

The Scots tie the Panthers on senior night

Mackenzie O'Connell, Staff Writer
February 10, 2017
Filed under Sports

The Lady Scots stormed up the field as they played with motivation in honor of the seniors under the pouring rain. On Feb. 9 the Scots played a rough game against the Panthers. Though the weather conditions caused the field to be slippery, and the ball was hard to control the Scots kept the ball on the...

Boys varsity defends home turf in thriller

Boys varsity defends home turf in thriller

Jonny Pappas, Staff Writer
February 9, 2017
Filed under Sports, Top News

With the starting senior center-back Jack Mclean out with a knee injury, the team had to rally behind junior Ethan Leong and boy did he step up. On Feb. 8 the Scots beat Menlo-Atherton 3-2 on a late go-ahead penalty shot goal by senior captain Dro Avetian. The game got off to a roaring start as...

Scots achieve goal of defeating Capuchino

Scots achieve goal of defeating Capuchino

Katrina Wong, Staff Writer
February 8, 2017
Filed under Sports

Carlmont girls varsity beat Capuchino High School 4-0 on Feb. 7, increasing their total league wins to 5 this season. “We definitely improved from the start of the season by learning how to move together, get the ball up, and playing off of each other. This comes from learning how your teammate...

Scots comeback falls short against Menlo-Atherton

Scots comeback falls short against Menlo-Atherton

Nathan Zamecki, Staff Writer
February 5, 2017
Filed under Sports

It was a chilly rainy day on Feb. 4, but that didn’t stop the Menlo- Atherton Bears and the Carlmont Scots from giving all they had in their game. The Bears took the victory, but the Scots freshman team did everything they could to fight all the way through. “The boys showed a lot of heart...

Varsity soccer regains first place in their division

Varsity soccer regains first place in their division

Lizzy Hall, Staff Writer
February 5, 2017
Filed under Sports

Carlmont varsity soccer has been having a strong season thus far. With a record of 9-3, the Scots have been improving consistently throughout the season. The game against Aragon was vital as the Dons and Scots were tied for the top seat in their division before the game on Feb. 3. Although Carlmont...

JV boys soccer defeated by Aragon Dons

JV boys soccer defeated by Aragon Dons

Adrian Cunningham, Staff Writer
February 4, 2017
Filed under Sports

Apparently, the third time is not the charm. The JV boys soccer team learned this lesson the hard way after a disappointing 5-1 loss to the Aragon Dons. The loss on Feb. 3 was hardly the way to finish off the week, after losing their previous two games: Monday against Sequoia, and Wednesday against...

Menlo-Atherton takes home a win from the Scots

Menlo-Atherton takes home a win from the Scots

Mackenzie O'Connell
February 2, 2017
Filed under Sports

Cleats tear up the turf field as the Lady Scots attempted to best the Bears under the Carlmont lights. On Jan 31 the Scots took on Menlo-Atherton in hopes to make up their previous defeat to the Bears. Though both teams played hard, the Bear skills and speed allowed them to take another win on Ca...

JV Girls basketball takes home a win against Woodside

JV Girls basketball takes home a win against Woodside

Madeline Smith-Morton, Staff Writer
January 30, 2017
Filed under Sports

Right from the jump JV girls basketball team took the lead and held it against Woodside in their win on Jan. 27. The Scots' team went wild when sophomore Evelyn Gordy scored the first point. Carlmont would stay in the lead for the rest of the game.  Throughout the first quarter, Carlmont main...

Varsity takes crushing loss on senior night

Varsity takes crushing loss on senior night

Jonny Pappas, Staff Writer
January 30, 2017
Filed under Sports, Top News

Although the Scots got off to an eight-point lead out of the gate and seemed to have the momentum through the first three-quarters, they fell short. On Jan. 27, the boys varsity basketball team lost on senior night to longtime rival Woodside. The game started out fantastic for the Scots and the...

Varsity soccer beats Rams for another win

Varsity soccer beats Rams for another win

Nour Zabaneh, Staff Writer
January 26, 2017
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The Scots maintained their first place record with a 4-1 win over Westmoor High School on Jan. 25. “I think we executed very well and even though we came out with a victory we still have room for improvement,” said senior Dro Avetian. In the first half of the game, the Scots dominated the play and ...

Girls basketball finishes strong against rival

Girls basketball finishes strong against rival

Jordan Hanlon, Staff Writer
January 21, 2017
Filed under Sports, Top News

Carlmont's girls basketball team had a quick start to the game as they won the jump against Sequoia. The Screaming Scots cheered wildly as freshman Catherine Dahlberg made the first basket of the game for the Scots. Carlmont's strong start ended after getting the ball stolen from them twice causing...

Carlmont takes a tough loss to Menlo-Atherton

Carlmont takes a tough loss to Menlo-Atherton

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

Carlmont boys varsity basketball showed a promising start but eventually fell to Menlo-Atherton 49-64 on Jan. 13.   “We started off very poorly, but after that first quarter we looked like a completely different team,” said Menlo-Atherton head coach Mike Molieri. Beginning the first quarte...

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