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JV football’s resilient defense brings home the victory

JV football’s resilient defense brings home the victory

Joshua Baxter, Staff Writer

October 28, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top News

The Carlmont Scots JV Football team overcame a flurry of penalties to edge out the Woodside Wildcats 26-21, winning their respective league. Winners of their last eight games, the Scots improve to 8-1 overall and 5-0 intraconference while Woodside drops to 6-2-1 and 4-1. The Scots will look to continue...

Adoption fair helps local cats find homes

Adoption fair helps local cats find homes

Nihal Karim, Staff Writer

January 19, 2018


Filed under Campus

With so many homeless cats and kittens around the world, including an estimated 70 million homeless cats in the United States alone, adoption fairs make it possible for them to find new, loving homes. The Pet Club in San Mateo contributes to this effort by hosting a weekly cat and kitten adoption fair. “We have the fair...

Lady Scots defeat Sequoia in the last home game of the season

Lady Scots defeat Sequoia in the last home game of the season

Sophie Lynd, Staff Writer

October 24, 2017


Filed under Sports

Seniors on the varsity girls' water polo team played their last game at the Aquatic Center. The game began as cheers from the bleachers filled the Aquatic Center as the Scots wished their seniors good luck in their last home game. "I think it was a really great home game for all the seniors to...

JV baseball continues winning streak

JV baseball continues winning streak

Katrina Wong, Staff Writer

April 27, 2017


Filed under Sports

Carlmont JV baseball defeated Burlingame with a final score 8-3. Increasing their league record to 7-1 and overall record to 19-1.  “We were doing a great job offensively and had spot-on defense. We were just able to get runs and get confident throughout the game, which contributed to our win,” ...

Carlmont softball tames the Homestead Mustangs

Carlmont softball tames the Homestead Mustangs

Adrian Cunningham, Staff Writer

March 15, 2017


Filed under Sports

Carlmont varsity softball continued their perfect season on March 14 against Homestead High School.   The victory was led by a strong pitching performance by Mailey McLemore, a junior. A few hits late in the game and errors committed by the Homestead defense put runs on the board that McLemore an...

Heritage Fair: each bite giving a taste of home

Heritage Fair: each bite giving a taste of home

Nastasja Stahl, Staff Writer

March 13, 2017


Filed under Campus

Tables are set across the pavement, each of them holding signs with food prices and labels proudly decorated in colorful designs. Students clamor around each booth, waving money in the air as club members take each order. The quad, like most days, is full. On February 23, however, it's different from...

Searching the stars for a new home

Searching the stars for a new home

Denton Silfvast, Staff Writer

February 21, 2017


Filed under Features, Top News

The colonization of distant planets is often dismissed as science fiction. However, NASA’s Kepler Space Observatory is working nonstop in order to discover planets that may act as a second home for humanity. Kepler Space Telescope is currently whizzing around the earth at 13,180 miles per hour...

Boys varsity defends home turf in thriller

Boys varsity defends home turf in thriller

Jonny Pappas, Staff Writer

February 9, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top News

With the starting senior center-back Jack Mclean out with a knee injury, the team had to rally behind junior Ethan Leong and boy did he step up. On Feb. 8 the Scots beat Menlo-Atherton 3-2 on a late go-ahead penalty shot goal by senior captain Dro Avetian. The game got off to a roaring start as...

Menlo-Atherton takes home a win from the Scots

Menlo-Atherton takes home a win from the Scots

Mackenzie O'Connell

February 2, 2017


Filed under Sports

Cleats tear up the turf field as the Lady Scots attempted to best the Bears under the Carlmont lights. On Jan 31 the Scots took on Menlo-Atherton in hopes to make up their previous defeat to the Bears. Though both teams played hard, the Bear skills and speed allowed them to take another win on Ca...

JV Girls basketball takes home a win against Woodside

JV Girls basketball takes home a win against Woodside

Madeline Smith-Morton, Staff Writer

January 29, 2017


Filed under Sports

Right from the jump JV girls basketball team took the lead and held it against Woodside in their win on Jan. 27. The Scots' team went wild when sophomore Evelyn Gordy scored the first point. Carlmont would stay in the lead for the rest of the game.  Throughout the first quarter, Carlmont main...

Varsity soccer sends Urban High home with the blues

Varsity soccer sends Urban High home with the blues

Mackenzie O'Connell, Staff Writer

November 30, 2016


Filed under Sports

As the soccer, season begins to roll in this winter the girl's varsity took home a strong win on Nov. 29 under the bright lights of Carlmont's home field against Urban High School. "I think the whole team played well. We started off strong, but as the game went on during the first half we didn'...

Varsity volleyball takes home the win against the knights

Varsity volleyball takes home the win against the knights

Mackenzie O'Connell, Staff Writer

September 14, 2016


Filed under Sports

Eyes are locked in on every movement of the ball. The bleachers are quiet. Tense. Each pass is essential to who will win the close match. The players slide and dig for balls. Strong hits fly across the net. It smacks the court as Hillsdale players dive to the ground trying to save it. The Scots...

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