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Boys volleyball handed first loss from Dons

Boys volleyball handed first loss from Dons

Elena Mateus, ScotCenter Editor-in-Chief

March 27, 2016


Filed under ScotCenter

Elena Mateus covers the boys varsity volleyball match between Carlmont and Aragon on March 24.

Boys volleyball leaves Aragon’s court with a loss

Boys volleyball leaves Aragon’s court with a loss

Mackenzie O'Connell, Staff Writer

March 24, 2016


Filed under Sports

On March 24, the Dons defeated Scots in a close four-set game. Every match was a hard fight by every player on both sides of the net. On the sidelines, posters were waved and cheers echoed from the gym walls, but the Scots couldn't get their heads in the game and were unable to pull out a win on...

Varsity lacrosse experiences last-minute loss

Varsity lacrosse experiences last-minute loss

Skylar Weiss, Staff Writer

March 23, 2016


Filed under Sports

Boys varsity lacrosse lost 8-7 against the Los Altos Eagles on March 21. The Scots started out strong, scoring a goal within the first 13 seconds of the game. Junior Matt Reiley ran the ball up the field and passed it to senior Marshall Cofield, who successfully shot it into the Eagles' goal. The...

Boys tennis takes a tough loss to Menlo-Atherton

Boys tennis takes a tough loss to Menlo-Atherton

Seiya Mirande, Staff Writer

March 2, 2016


Filed under Sports

Coming off a solid 5-2 win against San Mateo High School, the Carlmont boys tennis team could not repeat their successes and fell to Menlo-Atherton High School on Tuesday, March 1. Despite strong efforts from many of the players, the Bears swept the Scots 6-0. A big problem for the Scots was endurance....

Varsity boys soccer endures disappointing CCS loss

Varsity boys soccer endures disappointing CCS loss

Skylar Weiss, Staff Writer

February 25, 2016


Filed under Sports

Boys varsity soccer's season has officially ended after their first and last CCS game. On Feb. 24, the Scots lost their match in CCS to the Alvarez Eagles on home turf, ending the 2015-2016 season. The score was 1-0. There was a substantial amount of energy at kickoff; Alvarez was slightly stronger,...

Scots face another loss to Menlo-Atherton

Scots face another loss to Menlo-Atherton

Jordan Hanlon, Staff Writer

February 8, 2016


Filed under Sports

On Menlo-Atherton's senior night, Carlmont girls varsity basketball came to play MA again, yet suffered another defeat. Sophomore Victoria Mataele had scored the first point of the game for the Scots and made four free throws, putting them ahead. The game started out slow with a lot of fouls....

Carlmont takes a tough loss to Sequoia

Carlmont takes a tough loss to Sequoia

Izzy Mitchell and Minh-Han Vu, Staff Writer and Art Director

January 27, 2016


Filed under Multimedia, Sports, Top News

Two rival teams. Two student sections. Both fighting for the win. On Friday, Jan. 22, varsity boys basketball lost to the Sequoia Cherokees in a difficult game at Sequoia High School. Prior to this match, all Carlmont teams had won the quad games. However, varsity boys failed to deliver the...

The desire to fit in causes the loss of individuality

The desire to fit in causes the loss of individuality

Megan Tao, Highlander Junior Editor/Columnist

March 16, 2015


Filed under Opinion, Stabs at Society, Top News

If your friends jump off a cliff, would you jump off the cliff too? The social desire to fit in is insatiable, especially among teens. In addition to the always lingering shadow of peer pressure and the fear of being judged for being different, the desire to fit in is also self induced because...

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...

A painful loss for varsity baseball

A painful loss for varsity baseball

Justine Phipps, Scots Scoop Editor

April 9, 2014


Filed under Top News

They got the runs, but they couldn't manage the win. Varsity baseball took a hard loss against the Menlo Knights on Wednesday afternoon. Designated hitter Alex Pennes started off the game during the second inning with a run batted in (RBI) to bring in first baseman Joe Pratt. The inning ended shortly...

A loss full of penalties

A loss full of penalties

Angelina Castillo, Staff Writer

March 23, 2014


Filed under Sports

Varsity boys lacrosse started the season with a 9-11 loss against Saratoga. Junior Cole Castro said, "It was the same team we beat freshman year so we expected to beat them." Several players on the Carlmont team had been playing all of high school and thought they would start the season off with a...

A tough loss for varsity baseball

A tough loss for varsity baseball

Justine Phipps, Scots Scoop Editor

March 16, 2014


Filed under Top News

"We all played hard, and we lost," said third baseman Michael McGill. "That's just the way it goes sometimes." Carlmont came out ready to play, but fell short against Palo Alto High School on Saturday afternoon. Palo Alto started off the game strong with a home run, keeping Carlmont on their toes....

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