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Varsity volleyball sets up a hopeful new season

Varsity volleyball sets up a hopeful new season

Mona Murhamer, Staff Writer
August 26
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
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
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...

JV baseball faces tough loss against rivals Sequoia

JV baseball faces tough loss against rivals Sequoia

Seiya Mirande, Staff writer
May 7
Filed under Sports

On Wednesday May 4, the Carlmont Scots JV baseball team faced off against the Sequoia Cherokees. A rivalry game, both teams were eager to come out on top. The Cherokees quickly got things going offensively. With the bases loaded and no outs, Sequoia’s McKinley Desbrisay drove in the first run o...

PAL meets pump up athletes

PAL meets pump up athletes

Jackson Monge, Staff Writer
May 6
Filed under Sports

After the dust settles, new records are made. The final stretch of the season includes the PALs. The Peninsula Athletic League is the league that Carlmont sports compete is and the host of the multi-school sport championships of the league. The fastest and strongest of Carlmont athletes approach the...

Scots keep the trophy from Cherokees again

Scots keep the trophy from Cherokees again

Izzy Mitchell, Staff Writer
May 5
Filed under Multimedia, Sports

On Tuesday May 3, 2016, Boys varsity lacrosse defeated the Sequoia Cherokees 6-5. As rivals, the two teams also battled for the Carl-Seq Cup, located at Carlmont prior to this match. "We have a Carlmont-Sequoia Cup for every single sport. For lacrosse, Sequoia has never won the cup. Today we...

Varsity girls lacrosse finishes season with a close game

Varsity girls lacrosse finishes season with a close game

Skylar Weiss, Staff Writer
May 4
Filed under Sports, Top News

Varsity girls lacrosse lost on May 3 to Notre Dame, San Jose in overtime. The score was 17-16. When the game started, the Notre Dame Regents were slightly stronger than the Scots, scoring two goals within the first five minutes. The Scots managed a quick retaliation with a goal from senior Claire...

Track trains and preps for PALS

Track trains and preps for PALS

Jiselle Vigil, Staff Writer
May 4
Filed under Sports

The 2016 track and field team is getting ready for their last and final meet: PALS. PALS is the championship for freshmen and sophomores who are competing in field and running events. Only the top three athletes from each event compete in PALS. "All the schools that we compete against this season...

Scots retaliate from past loss with a victory against the Dons

Scots retaliate from past loss with a victory against the Dons

Mackenzie O, Staff Writer
April 30
Filed under Sports

On April 27, the boys volleyball team came together on their home court to take home a win after having been beaten in their last meeting with the Dons. The teams played yet another four-set match as both sides of the net fought for a win. With each point scored, the gym was filled with cheers...

Warriors’ win proves costly

Warriors’ win proves costly

Kian Karamdashti, Staff Writer
April 26
Filed under Sports

Deja vu. Warriors fans could not help but feel panicked as they watched their reigning NBA Most Valuable Player Stephen Curry down and clearly injured during the Warriors' 121-94 victory over the Houston Rockets on Sunday, April 24. It has been almost a year since fans witnessed Curry injure his...

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