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Super Smash Bros Club gets ready to battle

Super Smash Bros Club gets ready to battle

Cameron Garcia Brown, Staff Writer
March 18, 2017
Filed under Campus

The Super Smash Bros Club is gearing up for their next crew battle. In the club, members play the video game Super Smash Bros on the Wii U. The game is made by Nintendo and is widely popular among wide varieties of people from adults to children. The game consists of many Nintendo characters even ...

NCAA removes championship games from North Carolina

NCAA removes championship games from North Carolina

Rachel Borshchenko, Staff Writer
September 18, 2016
Filed under News

The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) decided to withdraw seven championships from North Carolina, including the well-known March Madness basketball tournament, because of a law passed by the North Carolina legislature. Passed in March of 2016, the law, known as House Bill 2 (HB2), r...

The Invictus Games prove anything is possible

The Invictus Games prove anything is possible

Seiya Mirande, Staff Writer
May 20, 2016
Filed under News

From May 8-12, the city of Orlando hosted the second annual Invictus Games. The Invictus Games are a international event in which wounded, injured, and sick armed service personnel compete in a variety of Olympic-style events. The games were founded by Prince Harry of Great Britain in 2014. H...

Key Club takes part in the Special Games

Key Club takes part in the Special Games

Gianna Schuster, Scot Scoop Editor
May 12, 2014
Filed under Campus

On March 29, 1979, the first Kiwanis Special Games were played on the Foothill College Fields. Walter D. Chronert, Betty Fairchild, and Sue Carr Katra from the Kiwanis Club of Los Altos Foundation Organization had reached their initial goal of addressing the physical and emotional needs of many severely...

Tuesday’s girls basketball games nonexistent

Tuesday’s girls basketball games nonexistent

Claudia Leist, Staff Writer
January 30, 2013
Filed under Sports

After getting pumped up for Tuesday's game against Mills High School, the girls varsity team was aggravated to hear the game was cancelled. Mills' gymnasium and theater complex has been completely demolished and a 12.2 million dollar renovation process is underway.  Because of this, the games originally...

The Hunger Games: the New Twilight

The Hunger Games: the New Twilight

March 25, 2012
Filed under A&E

[media-credit id=57 align="alignleft" width="300"][/media-credit] Fans rushed into theaters on Friday, March 23 to see the first Hunger Games movie. The movie is based on the beloved books by Suzanne Collins, books that have recently made best seller lists all over America. The books are based...

Most anticipated video games of 2012

Most anticipated video games of 2012

January 20, 2012
Filed under Campus

[media-credit name="Ultra Publications" align="alignnone" width="231"][/media-credit] 2012 is set to be a huge year for video games, with tons of new technology and effects. Here are the top five most anticipated games of 2012, based on storyline, effects, and new technology: 5. Guild Wars 2: A Budding Obses...

Two video games: One old, one new

Two video games: One old, one new

December 9, 2011
Filed under A&E

[media-credit id=55 align="alignnone" width="300"][/media-credit] Another year has gone and a boatload of new video games have hit the shelves. Two of the best games were released on the same day in November and are well worth their retail price: Halo Combat Evolved Anniversary and Assassin's Cre...

The Hunger Games; starving for more

The Hunger Games; starving for more

December 8, 2011
Filed under A&E

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins has been flying off library shelves and bookstore walls since its publication on Sept. 14, 2008. This 3 book series is number 5 on Barnes and Nobles’ top selling books of 2011. Katniss Everdeen, the main character in the novel, lives in the post-apocalyptic world of...

Baseball games cancelled due to field conditions

Baseball games cancelled due to field conditions

March 24, 2011
Filed under Sports

The recent wet weather in the Bay Area has negatively affected Carlmont's baseball team. The baseball field is currently covered with many puddles of water and mud, making it very difficult for the team to play. Due to the unusual amount of rain, the team is already behind one game, which they are looking to make up...

Lacrosse starts out rough in their first two games

Lacrosse starts out rough in their first two games

March 23, 2011
Filed under Sports

On Mar. 16, Carlmont played their first lacrosse game of the season. They played Gunn High School at home where they fought until the end, but it just wasn't enough. The Scots suffered a devastating loss with a final score of 9 to 3, but they are remaining confident because they are only a first-year...

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