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Boys varsity basketball wins in double overtime

Boys varsity basketball wins in double overtime

Kimiko Okumura, Staff Writer

January 21, 2016


Filed under Multimedia, Sports, Top News

  “Who wants it more?" Head coach Pat Smith’s question echoed throughout the gym amongst the squeaking sneakers on the floor and the cheering fans in the bleachers. On Jan. 20, boys varsity basketball played San Mateo High School in what at first seemed like an easy win. The...

Boys basketball falls to Menlo-Atherton, but remains confident

Boys basketball falls to Menlo-Atherton, but remains confident

Ivy Nguyen, Staff Writer

January 17, 2016


Filed under Multimedia, Sports, Top News

The stakes were high at the first quad game of the year. With unwavering support from the Screamin' Scots and a strong team bond, boys basketball started and ended the game proudly. "Even though we lost, I think this can be a turning point in our seaso...

Girls varsity basketball fights hard until the end

Girls varsity basketball fights hard until the end

Jordan Hanlon, Staff Writer

January 16, 2016


Filed under Sports, Top News

Carlmont's girls varsity basketball team suffered a rough loss against Menlo Atherton at their first home quad game. The players went on the court after both JV basketball teams had already been defeated by Menlo Atherton, but it didn't cause any energy from the players or the crowd to be lost. Carlmont's...

Varsity basketball sets the lineup

Varsity basketball sets the lineup

Jiselle Vigil, Staff Writer

November 23, 2015


Filed under Sports

The varsity basketball team held their first practice on Thursday, Nov. 19. This year, varsity head coach Pat Smith is having his team focus more on their defensive side. "Last year the team lacked on their defense; they did not get low enough or put their hands up, and this year we are going to...

Basketball advances during the off season

Basketball advances during the off season

Bijan Khalili, Staff Writer

August 25, 2015


Filed under Sports Talk

The 2015-2016 NBA season is already on its way, with teams making off season moves and getting young prospects looking to do big things from the draft. First up, the draft class of 2015 has been one of the more promising draft classes for a couple years. One surprise in the draft is the Los Angeles...

Girls varsity basketball wins CCS game over Monta Vista

Girls varsity basketball wins CCS game over Monta Vista

Lara Ostroff, Staff Writer

February 27, 2015


Filed under Sports

The girls varsity basketball team came out victorious in their first Central Coast Section (CCS) game on Thursday, Feb. 26, with a final score of 45-32. The varsity girls started off CCS playing Monta Vista, a team they had never played before, and managed to stay ahead every quarter. "Monta Vista...

Varsity basketball lacked stamina in loss against Mills

Varsity basketball lacked stamina in loss against Mills

Lara Ostroff, Staff Writer

January 29, 2015


Filed under Sports

Energy and stamina lacked in Carlmont's boys varsity basketball game against Mills on Wednesday, Jan. 28. Wednesday night's game ended in defeat, with Carlmont losing 24-45. "Mills has a reputation of being a good team and playing fast-pace, and we weren't ready to play against that," said junior...

Two players go down in varsity basketball game

Two players go down in varsity basketball game

Lara Ostroff, Staff Writer

January 16, 2015


Filed under Sports

Wednesday night's game was temporarily stopped twice for two separate injuries on Carlmont's team. Senior Joe Rodriguez and sophomore Jacob Lloyd both sustained minor injuries during the game, but were able to quickly recover and both continued to play. Spirits were high on the boy's varsity...

‘Pineapple Express’ rains out varsity basketball

‘Pineapple Express’ rains out varsity basketball

Lara Ostroff, Staff Writer

December 14, 2014


Filed under Sports

The storm "Pineapple Express," which began early Thursday morning on Dec. 11, caused many school districts to close down for the day. Thursday was supposed to mark the start of the Carlmont varsity team's participation in the Cardinal Classic, a three day basketball tournament held at Lowell High Scho...

JV basketball practices for upcoming season

JV basketball practices for upcoming season

Stuart Vickery, Staff Writer

December 3, 2014


Filed under Sports

The boys junior varsity (JV) basketball team came out victorious in their game against South San Francisco High School (SSFHS) on Dec. 2, but the season is far from beginning. The game was the first of a three day tournament, and acted as a practice game for the team to test their skills. "[Tournament...

Boys varsity basketball season returns

Boys varsity basketball season returns

Lara Ostroff, Staff Writer

November 24, 2014


Filed under Sports

As the first semester begins its descent, boys varsity basketball makes its return to the school year. Tryouts for basketball began on Nov. 3 and concluded on Nov. 15. This season, the varsity team lost its "big three," as senior Thomas Gifford calls it. The "big three" consisted of three now-seniors,...

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