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Varsity soccer wins stunner at Avaya

Varsity soccer wins stunner at Avaya

Jonny Pappas, Staff Writer
December 11, 2016
Filed under Sports, Top News

Although they were playing in a professional stadium, in front of a crowd, and with a man down on defense, the Scots didn't seem to mind at all. On Dec. 9, they beat Saint Ignatius 1-0 on a late game goal by senior captain Dro Avetian. The game started off slow and full of mental mistakes by both ...

JV soccer claws at the Panthers for another victory

JV soccer claws at the Panthers for another victory

Mackenzie O'Connell, Staff Writer
December 10, 2016
Filed under Sports

The JV girls soccer team earned a victory against Presentation High School under the sprinkling rain on Carlmont's home field. Though the ball and field were slippery, the Lady Scots were able to keep control of the ball on Dec. 7  and execute a 2-1 win against the Panthers. The Scot's adrenaline throughout the ma...

Girls varsity basketball falls to Los Gatos

Girls varsity basketball falls to Los Gatos

Nour Zabaneh, Staff Writer
December 6, 2016
Filed under Sports

All though losing to Los Altos, Carlmont girls varsity basketball's tight bond and strong leadership is a win for the team On Dec. 5, Carlmont played a strong game but lost to Los Gatos. Both teams came out intensely in the first quarter and it was evident that it was going to be a good matchup. Ending the first...

JV basketball reels over tough loss to Gators

JV basketball reels over tough loss to Gators

Jonny Pappas, Staff Writer
December 2, 2016
Filed under Sports, Top News

Although this was a preseason exhibition game, neither of the teams seemed to know that. The intensity throughout the game was extremely high, right down to the last shot. The lack of practice was very prevalent in the Scots play during the game, as they had numerous turnovers and mental mistakes. ...

Varsity soccer sends Urban High home with the blues

Varsity soccer sends Urban High home with the blues

Mackenzie O'Connell, Staff Writer
November 30, 2016
Filed under Sports

As the soccer, season begins to roll in this winter the girl's varsity took home a strong win on Nov. 29 under the bright lights of Carlmont's home field against Urban High School. "I think the whole team played well. We started off strong, but as the game went on during the first half we didn'...

Varsity basketball start their season with high hopes and energy

Varsity basketball start their season with high hopes and energy

Nour Zabaneh, Staff Writer
November 21, 2016
Filed under Sports

Boys basketball begins their highly anticipated season with a scrimmage against Wallenberg high. All though the score was erased at every quarter, the Scots high energy and domination on the court was evident.  If the scrimmage was any indicator of the rest of the season then the team is in good...

Scots set winning record in successful season

Scots set winning record in successful season

Mackenzie O'Connell, Staff Writer
November 15, 2016
Filed under Sports

The volleyball nets come down from the Scots' gym as girls hang up their jerseys until next season. The Varsity volleyball team has put in their sincere effort since August beating numerous teams and bringing home the most Volleyball wins in a single season. Coach Chris Crader and the girls practi...

Scots enter season with high expectations, new players

Scots enter season with high expectations, new players

Jonny Pappas, Staff Writer
November 13, 2016
Filed under Sports

The Scots are looking to build a dominant team that is poised and ready to make a deep run in CCS playoffs. This year, Scots have the biggest expectations for their prized varsity soccer team that they have had in a long time. After an early round loss last year in the CCS playoff bracket, this year's team have much larger dreams this time around. "We've been to CCS semi-finals twice in my ten years here, I'd like to see the finals," said coach Wi...

Varsity volleyball defeats the Cowboys in the first round of CCS

Varsity volleyball defeats the Cowboys in the first round of CCS

Nour Zabaneh, Staff Writer
November 7, 2016
Filed under Sports

With tensions high, the stands filled with anxious parents and Screaming Scots, Carlmont girls varsity volleyball began their first match of Central Coast Section (CCS) championships. On Nov. 5, Carlmont drafted Salinas High in the first round of CCS, moving on to face another game. After a four-set ...

Terremere trophy stays with Sequoia for another year

Terremere trophy stays with Sequoia for another year

Izzy Mitchell, Staff Writer
November 6, 2016
Filed under Sports

Another game, another loss. In the last football game of the year, the Scots lost 50-13 on Nov. 4 against the Sequoia Cherokees. However, this game was not one-sided. Carlmont set the tone of the game with a defensive stop. Followed by a 65-yard touchdown run by junior Devon Sagon on the ensuing...

Varsity football season ends with disappointment

Varsity football season ends with disappointment

Nicole del Cardayre, Staff Writer
November 4, 2016
Filed under Sports

 Varsity football's season came to an end on Nov. 4 against Sequoia in a 30-23 loss. "Watching the team this season was super fun. They definitely improved from the beginning of the season and throughout it they put forth their best effort and never gave up," said junior Jessica Cramer. The team en...

Scots rain on the Cherokees’ senior parade

Scots rain on the Cherokees’ senior parade

Mackenzie O'Connell, Staff Writer
October 30, 2016
Filed under Sports

Purple and black balloons filled the gym. Names of seniors were chanted in the crowd. It was Sequoia's senior night, but that did not stop the Scots from winning their final season game. It was Sequoia's senior night, but that did not stop the Scots from winning their final season game. On O...

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