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Varsity volleyball spirits are low after loss against Bears

Varsity volleyball spirits are low after loss against Bears

Nicole del Cardayre, Staff Writer
September 22, 2016
Filed under Sports

Coming off a first place victory at the Westmoor highschool's "Spike of Thrones Tournament", the girls' volleyball team confidently went into their match against their rival Menlo-Atherton on Tuesday. On Sept 20 the girls' volleyball team fought hard against their opponent Menlo-Atherton. Unfortunately,...

Varsity water polo suffers first loss of season

Varsity water polo suffers first loss of season

Avery Adams, Staff Writer
September 15, 2016
Filed under Sports

Despite gaining the initial lead just seconds after the starting whistle, boys varsity water polo fell 16-7 to the Menlo-Atherton Bears on Sept. 14, experiencing their first loss of the season. The Scots were able to hold off their Menlo-Atherton opponents for the first two minutes after senior ...

Varsity volleyball takes home the win against the knights

Varsity volleyball takes home the win against the knights

Mackenzie O'Connell, Staff Writer
September 14, 2016
Filed under Sports

Eyes are locked in on every movement of the ball. The bleachers are quiet. Tense. Each pass is essential to who will win the close match. The players slide and dig for balls. Strong hits fly across the net. It smacks the court as Hillsdale players dive to the ground trying to save it. The Scots...

Varsity defeats Yerba Buena in their first win

Varsity defeats Yerba Buena in their first win

Izzy Mitchell, Staff Writer
September 11, 2016
Filed under Sports, Top News

For the first time this season, the Scots did not allow their opponents to take an early lead. Instead, Carlmont varsity started strong and kept that momentum for the whole game. Four minutes into the first quarter, Junior Demarii Blanks scored a touchdown followed by a two-point conversion. Blanks dominated...

Carlmont continues their slow start on opening night

Carlmont continues their slow start on opening night

Izzy Mitchell, Staff Writer
September 4, 2016
Filed under Sports

On Sept. 2, Carlmont varsity lost 50-28 at home to the Woodside Wildcats after a slow start that began with multiple errors, giving Woodside an early lead in the first quarter. However, Carlmont continued to build off from their strong second half with Aragon last week. The Scots were able to return...

Varsity volleyball struggles against Notre Dame

Varsity volleyball struggles against Notre Dame

Mackenzie O'Connell, Staff Writer
September 3, 2016
Filed under Sports

It was too late. The final whistle was blown, filling the ears of fans in the Carlmont Gym. Notre Dame's crowd stayed screaming, as the Scots' chants slowly faded away. Frustration filled the court on Sept. 1 as the Scots lost their first home game of the season against the Tigers. Though they fought...

Girls varsity tennis prepares for intense fall season

Girls varsity tennis prepares for intense fall season

Avery Adams, Staff Writer
September 1, 2016
Filed under Sports

Girls varsity tennis looks to fine-tune their skills for the upcoming season with the guidance of their new coach, Scott Howard, after a 2-5 loss to Palo Alto High School on Aug. 31. “Coach Scott is good, he’s a lot more intense [than the team’s previous coach], but I think that’s going to be r...

Carlmont shows grit in loss to Aragon

Carlmont shows grit in loss to Aragon

Izzy Mitchell, Staff Writer
August 27, 2016
Filed under Sports

On Aug. 26, Carlmont varsity football lost to the Aragon Dons 57-23 in their season opener. In the first quarter, the Dons easily scored three touchdowns against the Scots. Senior VA Wilson scored two touchdowns, bringing the score 14-0 Aragon, followed by a 49-yard touchdown by Junior Davion Cox. Aragon...

Varsity volleyball sets up a hopeful new season

Varsity volleyball sets up a hopeful new season

Mona Murhamer, Staff Writer
August 26, 2016
Filed under Sports

The smell of wood polish fills the gym. New volleyball shoes squeak against the court. Tightened nets split the inside of the Stogner Gym into two halves, while full ball carts line the walls. A newly-inflated volleyball floats over the net toward the back row. Junior setter Sophie Srivastava dives...

Scots sink the competition in a historic win

Scots sink the competition in a historic win

Megan Tao, Scot Scoop Editor
May 11, 2016
Filed under Sports, Top News

At the end of the day, the swimmers were the ones cheering from the pool deck and the coaches were celebrating in the pool. On May 7, the boys varsity swim team won the Peninsula Athletic League (PAL) championships for the first time in Carlmont swimming history. After the upsetting two-point loss...

Emotions run high as boys varsity lacrosse loses on Senior Night

Emotions run high as boys varsity lacrosse loses on Senior Night

Ivy Nguyen, Staff Writer
May 7, 2016
Filed under Multimedia, Sports

It was difficult for senior Max Holmes to speak. "I'm sorry. I'm just so angry right now," he said. After a moment, he sighed and said, "If we had to lose to any group of guys on our Senior Night, I'm glad it was these guys." Although the Carlmont Scots lost 5-8 to the Burlingame Panthers, the...

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