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Dub Nation bleeds gold and blue as playoff season begins

Dub Nation bleeds gold and blue as playoff season begins

Maya Benjamin, Staff Writer
April 18, 2017
Filed under News

Kevin Durant runs up the court after a fast break and dunks the basketball into the net. The crowd goes wild and begins to chant, "Warriors! Warriors!" Almost a year after a heartbreaking loss in the NBA Finals to the Cleveland Cavaliers, the Golden State Warriors are back in the playoffs with a ve...

Mock Trial closes the case on a successful season

Mock Trial closes the case on a successful season

Kylie Lin, Staff Writer
March 29, 2017
Filed under Campus

When it comes to Mock Trial, Carlmont is one of the best public schools in the county. By winning third place at this year's regional competition, Mock Trial finished with their best performance in nearly a decade. “I think, overall, the team hasn’t done this well since the late ‘90s,” sa...

Prom season approaches quickly

Prom season approaches quickly

Jordan Greene, Staff Writer
March 16, 2017
Filed under Campus

Preparations for prom have begun. Since the middle of January, the ASB dance commission has been hard at work, coordinating details for the 2017 prom. The event is scheduled to take place on April 28 at the Academy of Sciences in San Francisco and is open to all students who are juniors and seniors...

Girls varsity softball have big shoes to fill

Girls varsity softball have big shoes to fill

Daniel Friis, Staff Writer
March 10, 2017
Filed under Sports

On April 12, 2016, former varsity softball head coach, Jim Liggett made history when he won his 1000th career high school softball game. Liggett, who had coached at Carlmont High School for 41 years, led the Scots to 28 league championships and had 40 of his players receive scholarships to play in c...

Wildcats terminate Scots’ winning streak in CCS championship

Wildcats terminate Scots’ winning streak in CCS championship

Avery Adams
March 4, 2017
Filed under Sports

Everything was left on the field: blood, sweat, and tears.  After a long, hard-fought journey, boys varsity soccer’s season came to an end after falling to the St. Ignatius Wildcats on March 3 during their CCS championship game. "It was an incredible experience to play on such a beautiful field with my teamma...

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....

Girls soccer season ends before CCS

Girls soccer season ends before CCS

Mackenzie O'Connell, Staff Writer
February 23, 2017
Filed under Sports

After adding many young players and developing the team over the Winter season, the varsity soccer team's season came to an end without a place in the CCS playoffs. Due to some girls that graduated, the varsity team took on many new players, including six freshman. The team learned to play with ea...

Carlmont varsity swim team rides the wave into a new season

Carlmont varsity swim team rides the wave into a new season

Daniel Friis, Staff Writer
February 16, 2017
Filed under Sports

Champions It’s something sports team strives to be one day. It’s what motivates them to practice every day and become the best. Last year, the boys varsity swim team put in the work achieved this feat by winning the Peninsula Athletic League (PAL). “I think what made our team so success...

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...

Tis’ the season of selfishness

Tis’ the season of selfishness

Avery Adams, Staff Writer
December 2, 2016
Filed under Opinion

There's not much that can get a teenager out of bed at 4 a.m. But the endless possibility of bargain after bargain on Black Friday lures people of all ages from their beds one discount at a time. As your family gathers around the dinner table on Thanksgiving, all you can think about is the fact ...

Holiday season impacts students in different ways

Holiday season impacts students in different ways

Skylar Weiss, Staff Writer
November 30, 2016
Filed under Campus

With Thanksgiving in the rearview mirror, the holiday season has begun for many in the Carlmont community. The essence of the holiday season is prevalent once again; decorations are being sold in drugstores, eggnog is back in grocery stores, radio stations are playing holiday music, and retail stores...

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