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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
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...

Tis’ the season of selfishness

Tis’ the season of selfishness

Avery Adams, Staff Writer
December 2
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 29
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...

Scots set winning record in successful season

Scots set winning record in successful season

Mackenzie O'Connell, Staff Writer
November 14
Filed under Sports

The volleyball nets come down from the Scots' gym as girls hang up their jerseys until next season. The Varsity volleyball team has put in their sincere effort since August beating numerous teams and bringing home the most Volleyball wins in a single season. Coach Chris Crader and the girls practi...

Varsity football season ends with disappointment

Varsity football season ends with disappointment

Nicole del Cardayre, Staff Writer
November 4
Filed under Sports

 Varsity football's season came to an end on Nov. 4 against Sequoia in a 30-23 loss. "Watching the team this season was super fun. They definitely improved from the beginning of the season and throughout it they put forth their best effort and never gave up," said junior Jessica Cramer. The team en...

JV volleyball continues their undefeated season

JV volleyball continues their undefeated season

Nour Zabaneh, Staff Writer
October 6
Filed under Sports

lWith their undefeated record and first place position at stake, the Scots successfully beat the second place Hillsdale Knights. On October 6, Carlmont JV volleyball was able to persevere and triumph now making their coveted record 7-0 in the Scots gym. "We knew that they had gotten better, so we jus...

Varsity water polo suffers first loss of season

Varsity water polo suffers first loss of season

Avery Adams, Staff Writer
September 15
Filed under Sports

Despite gaining the initial lead just seconds after the starting whistle, boys varsity water polo fell 16-7 to the Menlo-Atherton Bears on Sept. 14, experiencing their first loss of the season. The Scots were able to hold off their Menlo-Atherton opponents for the first two minutes after senior ...

AYSO VIP Soccer kicks off their season

Sophie Penn, Segment Producer
September 15
Filed under ScotCenter

Sophie Penn reports on Redwood City's AYSO VIP Soccer program.

Varsity defeats Yerba Buena in their first win

Varsity defeats Yerba Buena in their first win

Izzy Mitchell, Staff Writer
September 11
Filed under Sports, Top News

For the first time this season, the Scots did not allow their opponents to take an early lead. Instead, Carlmont varsity started strong and kept that momentum for the whole game. Four minutes into the first quarter, Junior Demarii Blanks scored a touchdown followed by a two-point conversion. Blanks dominated...

Girls varsity tennis prepares for intense fall season

Girls varsity tennis prepares for intense fall season

Avery Adams, Staff Writer
September 1
Filed under Sports

Girls varsity tennis looks to fine-tune their skills for the upcoming season with the guidance of their new coach, Scott Howard, after a 2-5 loss to Palo Alto High School on Aug. 31. “Coach Scott is good, he’s a lot more intense [than the team’s previous coach], but I think that’s going to be r...

Varsity volleyball sets up a hopeful new season

Varsity volleyball sets up a hopeful new season

Mona Murhamer, Staff Writer
August 26
Filed under Sports

The smell of wood polish fills the gym. New volleyball shoes squeak against the court. Tightened nets split the inside of the Stogner Gym into two halves, while full ball carts line the walls. A newly-inflated volleyball floats over the net toward the back row. Junior setter Sophie Srivastava dives...

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