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Despite slow start, JV boys lacrosse remain optimistic

Despite slow start, JV boys lacrosse remain optimistic

Daniel friis, Staff Writer
April 26, 2017
Filed under Sports

Lacrosse has grown in popularity in recent years for men and women due to the rising number of scholarships offered to play in college, resulting in 36,00 athletes who play lacrosse at a college level, according to Game Breaker. This rising popularity can be shown through the 2017 JV boys lacrosse team. The team began the season with m...

Boys JV lacrosse’s thirst for win against Aragon left unquenched

Boys JV lacrosse’s thirst for win against Aragon left unquenched

Trey Chock, Staff Writer
April 19, 2017
Filed under Sports

Boys JV lacrosse faced the Aragon Dons in a close match on April 18, resulting in an 8-5 loss for the Scots. The Scots started the match off strong with a quick offensive upon the Dons' half but resulted in a blocked shot, which was just returned as a goal just as fast, putting Aragon in the lead...

Varsity lacrosse trampled by the Falcons

Varsity lacrosse trampled by the Falcons

Nicholas Mattas, Staff Writer
April 10, 2017
Filed under Sports

The Saratoga Falcons beat Carlmont 15-7 on April 3, on a difficult night for the Scots. The Falcons started off strong in the 1st quarter, gaining a 5-0 lead on the Scots. The Scots were able to put 3 points on the board by the end of the 1st quarter, by seniors Nathan Dougherty and Ronny Ozorio....

Scots unable to stop the charging Panthers

Scots unable to stop the charging Panthers

Aaron Moskovitz, Staff Writer
March 28, 2017
Filed under Sports

The Burlingame Panthers handed Carlmont its fifth straight loss, 6-1, on a brisk Monday evening. Burlingame won the opening face-off, which allowed them to set the pace for the opening minutes, and eventually the game. The Panthers first struck the back of the net midway through the fourth minute...

Varsity lacrosse pulls off a comeback win against Los Altos

Varsity lacrosse pulls off a comeback win against Los Altos

Nour Zabaneh, Staff Writer
March 24, 2017
Filed under Sports

Carlmont may have been trailing behind Los Altos for the majority of the game but in the last quarter, they were able to catch up and pull off the come-from-behind victory. On March 22 Carlmont boys varsity lacrosse defeated Los Altos High School 11-10. “The boys started the game in a hole an...

Boys JV lacrosse continues their losing streak

Boys JV lacrosse continues their losing streak

Trey Chock, Staff Writer
March 17, 2017
Filed under Sports

The frigid winds seemed to be pushing Sacred Heart forward in a stunning comeback against the Scots on March 15. That night, the Carlmont JV boys lacrosse team hoped to turn their losing streak around in a game against their new opponent, only for it to end in an upset, with the Irish prevailing 11-6. The...

Boys varsity lacrosse dominates Gunn

Boys varsity lacrosse dominates Gunn

Nathan Durrans, Staff Writer
March 14, 2017
Filed under Sports

The varsity lacrosse team took a commanding 14-3 victory over Gunn High School in their second win of the pre-season. The Scots started the game with a faceoff win. Coach Todd Irwin said, “We won today because we had a great faceoff game.” This would continue throughout the game as the Scots...

Mountain View Spartans dominate boys varsity lacrosse

Mountain View Spartans dominate boys varsity lacrosse

Trey Chock, Staff Writer
March 4, 2017
Filed under Sports

The boys varsity lacrosse team suffered a 12-4 loss against the Mountain View Spartans in their second pre-season game on March 3. The Spartans were playing at a higher intensity as they managed to score goal after goal on the Scots, although the latter had managed to gain multiple points within the...

Boys varsity lacrosse starts the season strong

Boys varsity lacrosse starts the season strong

Lucy Gibbs, Staff Writer
March 2, 2017
Filed under Sports

Carlmont prevailed over Dougherty Valley with a final score of 7-6. The Dougherty Valley Wildcats traveled from San Ramon on Feb. 28 to face the Scots in the first game of the season. Tensions were high as the two teams lined up for the face-off. "I was kind of iffy on the team," said Jack Morris...

Lacrosse prepares for upcoming season

Lacrosse prepares for upcoming season

Kelsey Chandra, Staff Writer
February 26, 2017
Filed under Sports

Drills, conditioning, and scrimmages. Every practice for the boys’ lacrosse team involves different methods for them to improve their abilities. The team spends almost every evening working hard so that they triumph in their games. They practice as a team so they can play just as well as a team....

Emotions run high as boys varsity lacrosse loses on Senior Night

Emotions run high as boys varsity lacrosse loses on Senior Night

Ivy Nguyen, Staff Writer
May 7, 2016
Filed under Multimedia, Sports

It was difficult for senior Max Holmes to speak. "I'm sorry. I'm just so angry right now," he said. After a moment, he sighed and said, "If we had to lose to any group of guys on our Senior Night, I'm glad it was these guys." Although the Carlmont Scots lost 5-8 to the Burlingame Panthers, the...

Varsity girls lacrosse finishes season with a close game

Varsity girls lacrosse finishes season with a close game

Skylar Weiss, Staff Writer
May 4, 2016
Filed under Sports, Top News

Varsity girls lacrosse lost on May 3 to Notre Dame, San Jose in overtime. The score was 17-16. When the game started, the Notre Dame Regents were slightly stronger than the Scots, scoring two goals within the first five minutes. The Scots managed a quick retaliation with a goal from senior Claire...

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