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Boys lacrosse makes use of second chance in win against Aragon

Boys lacrosse makes use of second chance in win against Aragon

Trey Chock, Staff Writer
May 6, 2017
Filed under Sports

On May 4, the Scots were given a second chance to play against the Dons and did not disappoint with a final score of 3-2. Compared to their loss against the Dons a month prior, this game was clearly better matched. This stark contrast could be due to a rise in skill from the Scots, or perhaps the...

Varsity girls lacrosse send their seniors off with a strong win

Varsity girls lacrosse send their seniors off with a strong win

Adrian Cunningham, Staff Writer
May 6, 2017
Filed under Sports

While many people celebrated Cinco de Mayo, the Carlmont girls lacrosse program celebrated the last regular season game for their six seniors on Friday night. It was quite a sendoff, with the team trampling the Notre Dame Tigers 18-1 to end their already strong season. "This game was really special because th...

City of Scots unites Carlmont musicians

City of Scots unites Carlmont musicians

Kylie Lin, Staff Writer
April 29, 2017
Filed under Campus, Top News

It started out as an idea, as a possibility. Sophomore Alyssa Higdon promptly put it into action. Higdon, inspired by Damien Chazelle’s Oscar-winning “La La Land,” asked a friend if they were willing to learn the music with her. Over the next few weeks, she spread the proposal to many of her...

Scots and Vikings lay down arms in an unorthodox volleyball tie

Scots and Vikings lay down arms in an unorthodox volleyball tie

Adrian Cunningham, Staff Writer
April 28, 2017
Filed under Sports

Silence precedes the serve. Players crouch readily as one player tosses the ball far above his head, jumps, and pounds it over the net. Suddenly, the room fills with screaming and cheering. The JV boys volleyball team played the Mills Vikings on Wednesday, April 26. The game began at 5:30 p.m., as a result of the Mills team arriving 20 minutes late to t...

Scots score decisive win against Hillsdale

Scots score decisive win against Hillsdale

Madeline Smith-Morton, Staff Writer
April 27, 2017
Filed under Sports

The smell of popcorn and the murmur of voices envelopes the stands as parents and students settle in for the game. The Carlmont JV softball team won their game versus Hillsdale High School on April 27, with a final score of 10-0. The Lady Scots have remained undefeated this season, and are continuing to rise through...

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 ...

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