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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...

Varsity water polo shocks Mills

Varsity water polo shocks Mills

Jonny Pappas, Staff Writer
October 28, 2016
Filed under Sports

Varsity water polo had a lot to prove to themselves and their coach this week against a strong Mills team. On Oct. 27, the Scots showed grit, coming out with the 9-6 win against rivals Mills. The Scots came out early and kept the pace throughout the game. The fast tempo was in favor of the Scots as ...

Scots celebrate senior night with a win

Scots celebrate senior night with a win

Avery Adams, Staff Writer
October 26, 2016
Filed under Sports, Top News

Bleachers filled. Walls decorated. Deafening cheers echoing throughout the gym. On Oct. 25 the Scots celebrated their senior night with a victory over the Half Moon Bay Cougars. Despite their slow start, the Lady Scots gained momentum by the middle of the second set and remained resilient throughout...

Carlmont jv boys water polo reigns victorious over King’s Academy

Carlmont jv boys water polo reigns victorious over King’s Academy

Nour Zabaneh, Staff Writer
October 18, 2016
Filed under Sports

Carlmont JV boys water polo tightened their caps and jumped in the pool  and blew King's Academy away with an 18- 4 win. On October 17, the Scots came out victorious against  the Knights ending their season with a 5-2 winning record. “We played the best game that we possibly could’ve. We s...

Varsity football falls to Bearcats in homecoming game

Varsity football falls to Bearcats in homecoming game

Avery Adams, Staff Writer
October 15, 2016
Filed under Sports, Top News

The Scots remained forcible throughout the night despite falling to the San Mateo Bearcats 38-23 during their homecoming game on Oct. 14. Carlmont set an early precedent with two consecutive first downs and a field goal, gaining the initial lead 3-0 six minutes into the game. With 3:05 rema...

Carlmont leaves the Bears’ court with a loss

Carlmont leaves the Bears’ court with a loss

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

The first point of the game predicted the rest of the night as the Lady Scots fell to the floor in attempts to beat the number one team in the league. On Oct. 13 the varsity volleyball team lost all three straight sets to the Menlo-Atherton Bears. Though the Scots fought hard during the first set t...

JV water polo outlasts rival Hillsdale

JV water polo outlasts rival Hillsdale

Jonny Pappas, Staff Writer
October 13, 2016
Filed under Sports, Top News

JV water polo entered with confidence in their rivalry matchup against the Hillsdale Knights. On Oct. 12, the Scots outlasted their opponent winning the game 10-6 scoring 5 goals in the final period. In the first quarter, the Scots came out firing scoring the first two goals both by sophomore c...

Varsity football continues winning streak against Mills

Varsity football continues winning streak against Mills

Izzy Mitchell, Staff Writer
October 9, 2016
Filed under Sports, Top News

Despite falling behind in the first quarter, the Carlmont Scots defeated the Mills Vikings 44-42, winning their second game in two weeks. Throughout the game, the offense was a key factor in the Carlmont win. "Our offense really came through for us against Mills because our defense was having a lot of t...

JV football dazzles in a strong win against Mills

JV football dazzles in a strong win against Mills

Ryan Geronimo, Staff Writer
October 8, 2016
Filed under Sports

Although they played on an unusually scheduled day, the JV football team played as if it was just another day on the field. On Oct. 6, they routed the Mills Vikings 42-0, improving their league record to 2-0. The first play of the game resulted in a touchdown from the 20-yard line by sophomore running ...

JV volleyball continues their undefeated season

JV volleyball continues their undefeated season

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

lWith their undefeated record and first place position at stake, the Scots successfully beat the second place Hillsdale Knights. On October 6, Carlmont JV volleyball was able to persevere and triumph now making their coveted record 7-0 in the Scots gym. "We knew that they had gotten better, so we jus...

Varsity volleyball beats rival Sequoia in a clean sweep

Varsity volleyball beats rival Sequoia in a clean sweep

Nicole del Cardayre, Staff Writer
October 5, 2016
Filed under Sports

The gym is silent. Tension is in the air. Shoes squeaked on the gym's hardwood floor. Senior Makenna Twisselman hits the floor hard and gives a perfect pass to junior Sophie Srivastava. Srivastava sets the ball up to junior Maya McClellan who smashes it over the net winning the game for the...

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