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The Scots beat the Bears after four sets

The Scots beat the Bears after four sets

Mackenzie O'Connell

October 9, 2017


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The ball smacked the court against Menlo-Atherton. The girls screamed and rallied. The parents leaped out of the bleacher. The Scots had beat the Bears. On Oct. 5, the Scots claimed a victory after a four-set match against the Bears. Although last season the Bears would have posed a threat to the Scots, ...

Varsity football season record at 6-0 after San Mateo victory

Varsity football season record at 6-0 after San Mateo victory

Izzy Mitchell, Staff Writer

October 8, 2017


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A team name once murmured in the hallways as a joke is now the spark for chatter and excitement all across the Carlmont campus. Two years ago, to hear that Carlmont had a chance at making the Pacific Athletic League (PAL)  Championships would be a mistake. Now, it's a reality. 2017 marks the year of passion and dedication for the football team. On Oct. 6, Carlmont defeated t...

The Scots go to five sets and beat the Dons 3-2

The Scots go to five sets and beat the Dons 3-2

Sophie Lynd, Staff Writer

October 4, 2017


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Here comes the pass, the set, and kill for the Scots. Finally, the Scots take the victory over the Aragon Dons in the fifth set 15-10. The beginning of this battle began with a series of tips at the net giving Aragon an early lead and causing the Scots to take a timeout in the first set. After...

The Scots continue their winning streak against the Wildcats

The Scots continue their winning streak against the Wildcats

Mackenzie O'Connell, Staff Writer

September 25, 2017


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High-fives and cheers filled the court as The Lady Scots pulled together a win against the Woodside Wildcats. On Sept. 21, the Carlmont varsity volleyball team managed to keep their energy on a high and win in a three-set sweep against the Wildcats.  The Lady Scots worked together, keeping their i...

Varsity volleyball wins a hard-fought victory over the Bearcats

Varsity volleyball wins a hard-fought victory over the Bearcats

Sophie Lynd, Staff Writer

September 20, 2017


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Despite the San Mateo Bearcats' valiant effort against the Scots, aggressive offense and tough serves proved the Scots worthy of their 12th win of the season. During the first game, both teams played fairly conservatively - sending free-balls over the net and tipping more often than killing - resulting in a close score of 26-2...

Varsity football continues historic 4-0 record

Varsity football continues historic 4-0 record

Izzy Mitchell, Staff Writer

September 19, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top News

"Carlmont just played better," said Lincoln head coach Phil Ferrigno. The Scots did it again. For the first time in Carlmont varsity football history since 1977, the Scots hold a 4-0 record after defeating Lincoln High School on Sept. 15, 43-0. "I felt great winning because we've all put in the work to get the win. By that, I mean looking over film countless of times, conditioning...

Varsity volleyball defeats the Tigers at the ‘Battle of Belmont’

Varsity volleyball defeats the Tigers at the ‘Battle of Belmont’

Izzy Mitchell, Staff Writer

September 3, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top News

One city. Two schools. One battle. A private school ranked first in California in their league versus a public school ranked second in California in their league. The Scots defeated the Notre Dame Tigers at the 'Battle of Belmont' on Aug. 31. for the first time in four years. After a historic win in a tournament last weekend against Mitty High School, the best high school ...

Varsity football emerges victorious against the Woodside Wildcats

Varsity football emerges victorious against the Woodside Wildcats

Izzy Mitchell, Staff Writer

September 3, 2017


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The year of the Scots, possibly. Varsity football defeated Woodside High School 53-29 away on Sept. 1. The Scots demonstrated their grit and agility against Woodside, a team that Carlmont usually loses to. "Woodside is a B-level program. On paper, they are supposed to be better," said Carlmont...

Summer practices prepare water polo for the upcoming season

Summer practices prepare water polo for the upcoming season

Sophie Lynd, Staff Writer

August 31, 2017


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While most students were enjoying their last month of summer vacation, the boys and girls water polo teams woke up early for their summer practices. Starting at the end of July, teams practiced every morning from 6:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. in the Glenn Kovas Aquatic Center at Carlmont working on conditioni...

Varsity football sets the tone for the season with a strong win

Varsity football sets the tone for the season with a strong win

Izzy Mitchell, Staff Writer

August 27, 2017


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Even before the whistle blew, the Scots had decided they were not going to leave the field without a fight. This mentality translated directly into the game, as the Carlmont varsity football team defeated the Arroyo Dons 49-6 in their first game of the season on Aug. 25. Both teams tried to ...

Football begins practices early for the upcoming season

Football begins practices early for the upcoming season

Briana McDonald, Staff Writer

June 1, 2017


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Carlmont football held practice on May 25 after school in the sunny weather.   The team prepares for the upcoming season early to become familiar with the new team and get in shape. Both the varsity and JV teams productively run through their practice to help them advance, allowing for an effect...

Boys varsity lacrosse finishes on a strong note

Boys varsity lacrosse finishes on a strong note

Jonny Pappas, Staff Writer

June 1, 2017


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After the 2017 season, the boys varsity lacrosse team holds second place in league standings, only behind Burlingame. With the season over, the team has taken time to reflect on how they did on completing their goals and beating their rivals. "The goal for our team was to win. There were little ...

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