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Varsity volleyball’s season comes to an end

Varsity volleyball’s season comes to an end

Mackenzie O'Connell

November 2, 2017


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"Bump, set, and spike" comes to an end as the varsity volleyball team has had a rewarding season. Throughout the fall season, the Scots have won 27 games and only lost four games.  With vigorous practices and inspirational teamwork, the team came together and had positive results for the 2017-20...

Jefferson wipes varsity football’s clean record away

Jefferson wipes varsity football’s clean record away

Izzy Mitchell, Staff Writer

November 1, 2017


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Emotions were definitely felt on the field on Friday, Oct. 27. Jefferson High School defeated the Scots 40-28 at the Homecoming game. Not only did this game end Carlmont's 7-0 streak, it the guaranteed Jefferson one game in the Central Coast Section playoffs of the Peninsula Athletic League Lake...

Boys’ soccer tryouts kick off the season

Boys’ soccer tryouts kick off the season

Sophie Lynd, Staff Writer

November 1, 2017


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During the 2016-2017 season, boys' varsity soccer ended with a 3-0 conference record and 6-1-2 record overall. Try-outs held the week of Oct. 30 foreshadow what's to come in the 2017-2018 season. These try-outs serve mainly as training as most of the players have just finished their club seasons....

Girls’ tennis fights for the win against the El Camino Colts

Girls’ tennis fights for the win against the El Camino Colts

Aaron Trierweiler, Staff Writer

October 30, 2017


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The Lady Scots competed at home against the El Camino Colts in the PAL tournament on Oct. 25 to see who would play against Aragon the next day. The Lady Scots, being second place in the Bay Division, played the Lady Colts, who are first place in the Ocean division. The Bay division represents vario...

Varsity volleyball beats the Tigers 3-0 on senior night

Varsity volleyball beats the Tigers 3-0 on senior night

Mia-Isobel Craig, Staff Writer

October 25, 2017


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Cheers from the bleachers were heard as the five seniors walked towards the court. It was senior night for the varsity volleyball team on Oct. 24 and to make it even better, the Scots won 3-0 against Terra Nova. The first set began slowly, with both teams scoring points back and forth and neither team dominating the floor, but this didn't last long. A few ...

Girls’ varsity tennis dominates Hillsdale on senior night

Girls’ varsity tennis dominates Hillsdale on senior night

Kylie Lin, Staff Writer

October 24, 2017


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On Oct. 23, the Lady Scots tennis team defeated Hillsdale High School in a crushing 6-1 defeat. The sun beat down relentlessly as Carlmont began their matches for the day in the mid-afternoon. Despite the hot weather conditions, Head Coach Margaret Goldsmith was confident in the players' abiliti...

JV cross country places high at Crystal Springs competition

JV cross country places high at Crystal Springs competition

Alexander English, Staff Writer

October 24, 2017


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On Tuesday, Oct. 24, Carlmont's junior varsity cross country team had their third Peninsula Athletic League (PAL) meet in the sweltering 93-degree heat. With Carlmont varsity boys', varsity girls', and junior varsity girls' cross country coming in first place, the pressure was on for the junior varsit...

Lady Scots defeat Sequoia in the last home game of the season

Lady Scots defeat Sequoia in the last home game of the season

Sophie Lynd, Staff Writer

October 24, 2017


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Seniors on the varsity girls' water polo team played their last game at the Aquatic Center. The game began as cheers from the bleachers filled the Aquatic Center as the Scots wished their seniors good luck in their last home game. "I think it was a really great home game for all the seniors to...

Poor air quality continues to disrupt school sports

Poor air quality continues to disrupt school sports

Parker English, Staff Writer

October 18, 2017


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Sports events at Carlmont High School were suddenly canceled Tuesday, Oct. 17 after air quality became too poor to play in. One of these cancellations was the girls' varsity tennis match, which had been scheduled to be played at 4 p.m. against Hillsdale High. Sophomore varsity singles player An...

Boys’ varsity water polo game canceled due to poor air quality

Boys’ varsity water polo game canceled due to poor air quality

Alexander English, Staff Writer

October 13, 2017


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"Per the Superintendent - due to poor air quality from the fires up north, all outdoor activities need to be moved inside or canceled for the duration of today, Wednesday, Oct. 11," said Ralph Crame in an email that was sent around 1 p.m. on Wednesday. These cancellations included the postponement...

JV volleyball beats the Cougars, improving record to 8-2

JV volleyball beats the Cougars, improving record to 8-2

Mia-Isobel Craig, Staff Writer

October 11, 2017


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Shouts could be heard from the sidelines of the court. Carlmont's JV team had just beat the Cougars without having to go to a third set. After winning against Menlo-Atherton last Thursday, the Scots came together again to defeat Half Moon Bay on Oct. 10. The Scots got off to a bad start, being aced th...

JV cross country holds their own at Crystal Springs competition

JV cross country holds their own at Crystal Springs competition

Kylie Lin, Staff Writer

October 10, 2017


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On Saturday, Oct. 7, Carlmont's junior varsity cross country team ran solo at the 2017 Crystal Springs Invitational competition. With the absence of the varsity team, whose members were attending the 2017 ASICS Clovis XC Invitational competition in Clovis, California, it was up to the JV team to...

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