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Carlmont JV softball defeats Burlingame in their final game

Carlmont JV softball defeats Burlingame in their final game

Lucy Gibbs, Staff Writer
May 14, 2017
Filed under Sports

Carlmont's JV softball team has been dominating their opponents all season. And even though their offense started off slow against the Panthers on April 11th, the Scots prevailed 7-2 in the final game of the season. Carlmont was eager to end their season on a high note, and the stakes were high ent...

Scots badminton wins in a close game over Aragon

Scots badminton wins in a close game over Aragon

Briana McDonald, Staff Writer
March 16, 2017
Filed under Sports

It was a close game for the Scots badminton team against Aragon on March 14, but they were able to finish with a win. Carlmont won 8 out of the 15 matches, defeating Aragon by just one match. A challenging face-off was predicted by head coach Nathan Liang. “It was going to be a hard match and ...

JV boys soccer defeated by Aragon Dons

JV boys soccer defeated by Aragon Dons

Adrian Cunningham, Staff Writer
February 4, 2017
Filed under Sports

Apparently, the third time is not the charm. The JV boys soccer team learned this lesson the hard way after a disappointing 5-1 loss to the Aragon Dons. The loss on Feb. 3 was hardly the way to finish off the week, after losing their previous two games: Monday against Sequoia, and Wednesday against...

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...

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...

Kobe finishes career with a bang

Kobe finishes career with a bang

Seiya Mirande, Staff Writer
April 20, 2016
Filed under Sports

All good things must come to an end. On Tuesday, April 14, basketball legend Kobe Bryant played his final game in the NBA, as he plans to retire after this year. Prior to the beginning of the NBA season, Bryant announced his retirement to the public. In his poem titled “Dear Basketball,...

Boys volleyball dominates in their first game

Boys volleyball dominates in their first game

Mackenzie O'Connell and Ivy Nguyen
March 12, 2016
Filed under Sports, Top News

Intensity flooded the court as the Scots boys volleyball team came together to win their first home game of the season. The bleachers filled up in the Scots Gym on March 10 as the boys volleyball team took the court for their first home game against Mills High School. A series of hits and blocked...

The Dons invade the Scots’ home turf

The Dons invade the Scots’ home turf

Mackenzie O'Connell, Staff Writer
January 29, 2016
Filed under Sports

Under the lights on Carlmont's home turf on Jan. 28, the Scots struggled to connect in communication and maintain a strong work ethic. The game resulted in a 2-0 loss against Aragon High School. Both teams played aggressively as the game began, yet the Scots were unable to find each other on...

JV boys soccer follows game plan to a victory

JV boys soccer follows game plan to a victory

Skylar Weiss, Staff Writer
January 22, 2016
Filed under Sports, Top News

Carlmont JV boys soccer was triumphant on home turf against South City on Jan. 20. Their continuously dedicated work ethic and aggressive offensive attitude led them to a 3-0 win. At the start of the game, both teams held equal amounts of possession. However, as the game progressed, the majority...

‘The Shannara Chronicles’ may be the next ‘Game of Thrones’

‘The Shannara Chronicles’ may be the next ‘Game of Thrones’

Jason Zheng, Staff Writer
January 11, 2016
Filed under A&E, Top News

When "The Shannara Chronicles" premiered on Jan. 5, it was toted as a worthy follow-up to HBO’s "Game of Thrones." While the two series do bear a similar fantasy-drama genre, "The Shannara Chronicles" showed great potential and setup. The main characters are younger, and the show has plenty of magic...

Carlmont girls basketball wins pre-season game

Carlmont girls basketball wins pre-season game

Jiselle Vigil, Staff Writer
December 16, 2015
Filed under Sports

Shots were made, the Scots' defense got low and played hard, and their bench was loud cheering for the five girls that were playing on the court. The Carlmont girls varsity basketball team won their first pre-season home game on Saturday Dec. 12 against El Camino High School. After a two-minute...

Scots dominate game and end with a win

Scots dominate game and end with a win

Artie Hazelton, Staff Writer
December 2, 2015
Filed under Sports, Top News

The Scots won another pre-season game against the Terra Nova Tigers last night. The JV girls defeated the Tigers on Nov. 30 in a game that was completely dominated by the Scots. With a strong attacking side, and a solid defense, Carlmont was able to tackle the Tigers in a 3-1 win. At kickoff, the...

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