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Scots Try It encourages students to get out of their comfort zone

Scots Try It encourages students to get out of their comfort zone

Madison Wong, Staff Writer
April 25, 2017
Filed under Campus

Whether it's clubs or sports, Carlmont students are being encouraged to try things that they thought they would never do. Sophomore Briana McDonald wanted to take that ideal even farther, creating Scots Try It with fellow sophomores Kinsey Cook and Kaitlyn Gates. The club's main focus will be to...

The Scots take the reigns against the Mustangs

The Scots take the reigns against the Mustangs

Mackenzie O'Connell, Staff Writer
April 21, 2017
Filed under Sports

The Scots stampeded over the Mustangs yet again during their second game against Capuchino this season. The Scots performance remained consistent on April 19 throughout the men's volleyball game as the team came together to beat Capuchino High School winning three of the four sets played. During th...

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...

The Scots lose in straight sets to Aragon

The Scots lose in straight sets to Aragon

Jonny Pappas, Staff Writer
March 18, 2017
Filed under Sports

The Scots displayed a promising performance, even though they went down in straight sets, the future definitely looks bright. On March 16, The Scots lost to the Aragon Dons 3-0 in set count. The game never seemed to be out of reach for the Scots, but it was apparent from the first point that it was g...

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...

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 ...

The Scots take a victory against the Mustangs

The Scots take a victory against the Mustangs

Mackenzie O'Connell, Staff Writer
March 16, 2017
Filed under Sports, Top News

The Scots swept Capuchino High School with a solid wipe out on Carlmont's court. On March 15, the boys volleyball team beat the Mustangs in all three sets of the game. The Scots played hard, passing the ball and utilizing new players on the team. During the game, new players on the team were able ...

Scots advance to CCS final in stunning fashion

Scots advance to CCS final in stunning fashion

Jonny Pappas, Staff Writer
March 3, 2017
Filed under Sports

He did it again. On March 1, the Scots took down Monterey High School winning in penalty kicks for the second straight game, and for the second straight game, keeper Peyton Young made back-to-back saves for the win. The game started off great as Dro Avetian, a senior, scored in the 17th minute ...

Varsity softball begins season with a win

Varsity softball begins season with a win

Aaron Moskovitz, Staff Writer
March 3, 2017
Filed under Sports

“I expect that we will win this game. We have been working hard, so it should pay off and show in game situations,” said Ashley Trierweiler before the game on March 2. Presentation High School from San Jose went 17-10 last year, finishing in 11th place in the Central Coast Section. Comparatively,...

The Padres take over the Scots’ court

The Padres take over the Scots’ court

Mackenzie O'Connell, Staff Writer
March 2, 2017
Filed under Sports, Top News

The Scots got swept out by Serra as the Padres were an unstoppable force throughout the night taking advantage of Carlmont's court. On Feb. 28, the Scots lost all three sets against the Padres. Though the Scots put their best effort forward, the Padres team was more developed as the Carlmont varsity ...

Scots end season with win over Capuchino

Scots end season with win over Capuchino

Briana Mcdonald, Staff Writer
February 15, 2017
Filed under Sports

The Scots varsity boys basketball team was able to finish with a strong lead against Capuchino in their win on Feb. 14. A high-intensity matchup was played for the last game of the regular season, with both teams going back and forth. Yet the Scots were able to accomplish a win due to their motiva...

Scots comeback falls short against Menlo-Atherton

Scots comeback falls short against Menlo-Atherton

Nathan Zamecki, Staff Writer
February 5, 2017
Filed under Sports

It was a chilly rainy day on Feb. 4, but that didn’t stop the Menlo- Atherton Bears and the Carlmont Scots from giving all they had in their game. The Bears took the victory, but the Scots freshman team did everything they could to fight all the way through. “The boys showed a lot of heart...

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