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Carlmont athletes don’t get a break over Thanksgiving

Carlmont athletes don’t get a break over Thanksgiving

Katie Blondino, Staff Writer

November 22, 2018


Filed under Sports

With winter sports gearing up for their seasons, Thanksgiving break, which gives students Nov. 21-23 off of school, has created a small obstacle in planning practice for coaches. Carlmont winter sports include boys and girls soccer, boys and girls basketball, and co-ed wrestling. All of their seasons h...

Camp Fire smoke burns sports schedules

Camp Fire smoke burns sports schedules

Mandy Hitchcock, Staff Writer

November 13, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top News

Up north, desperate evacuees flee the flames. Down here, residents are under an unsaid house arrest while a thick smoke drapes over the Bay Area city skylines. The spark that would evolve to the deadliest wildfire in the state’s history began early last Thursday morning, Nov. 8, in Butte County...

Girls tennis dominates over Woodside

Girls tennis dominates over Woodside

Katie Blondino, Staff Writer

October 25, 2018


Filed under Sports

The Lady Scots tennis team dominated Woodside High School in a brutal 8-0 defeat on Oct. 24. The girls played a mixture of singles and doubles matches Wednesday afternoon against the Wildcats. Winning all eight matches was a huge feat, giving them a much better chance at making the Central Coast Section (CC...

Girls varsity volleyball dominates the Hillsdale Knights

Girls varsity volleyball dominates the Hillsdale Knights

Dantony Lewis, Staff Writer

October 24, 2018


Filed under Sports

After a competitive three sets, the Carlmont Scots girls varsity volleyball team came out victorious over Hillsdale Knights. This night was very important for the players, especially for the seniors, as it was the last game of the regular season that the seniors will play during their high school...

Students tackle balancing multiple sports

Students tackle balancing multiple sports

Mandy Hitchcock, Segment Producer

October 2, 2018


Filed under ScotCenter

Carlmont High School students Samantha Turtle, a sophomore, and Tyler Dartnell, a junior, push themselves to take on the time and commitment of participating in more than one sport. In order to balance the multitude of demands being a student requires, they must maintain a healthy schedule and use their...

JV girls water polo claims 10-6 victory over Dons

JV girls water polo claims 10-6 victory over Dons

Kimberly Mitchell, Staff Writer

October 2, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top News

Just minutes after the starting whistle, the girls JV water polo team jumped ahead with a lead that would bring them to a 10-6 victory against Aragon. Intensity was high from the start as shot after shot was made against both teams. However, it was Carlmont freshman Emma Elliot who scored the first goal of the match. Despite the Scots' strong defense, the Dons soon caught up with a goal by Aragon freshman, Jude Naber, ending the first quarter 1-1. According to freshman Anika Marino, Carlmo...

Seniors sign to play college sports

Seniors sign to play college sports

Skylar Weiss, Staff Writer

June 4, 2018


Filed under Sports

On Wed. May 23, Carlmont seniors publicly committed to playing on a college sports team during a signing ceremony. Parents, friends, and fellow teammates gathered in the Stogner Gym during lunchtime to give their loved ones support. Of those seniors, Josef Gonzalez, Henry Reich, Jackson Velschow,...

Spring break takes an effect on Carlmont’s sports teams

Spring break takes an effect on Carlmont’s sports teams

Andrew Shen, Staff Writer

April 15, 2018


Filed under Sports

Spring break is a time of relaxation for students and staff. However, it has a profound effect on sports teams. Not only does spring break give students the chance to unwind, but it also specifically gives student-athletes a break; this time off can allow athletes to recuperate and prepare for ...

Boys’ varsity lacrosse faces defeat at the hands of a new rival

Boys’ varsity lacrosse faces defeat at the hands of a new rival

Kimberly Mitchell, Staff Writer

March 17, 2018


Filed under Sports

Ranked number one in PAL, Carlmont's varsity lacrosse team experienced their second loss of the season against the Los Gatos High School Wildcats on March 15. At first glance, it may have seemed like an easy win for the Scots as they had previously won four games and only lost one, while the Wildca...

Belmont Sports Complex aims to install synthetic turf

Belmont Sports Complex aims to install synthetic turf

Max Lee, Staff Writer

March 4, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top News

The north field of the Belmont Sports Complex will be replaced with synthetic turf in order to resolve maintenance issues. Due to the high salinity of its groundwater as well as the high water table of the complex itself, the north baseball field of the complex has been proved to be difficult to m...

Pay-to-play sports both help and harm athletics programs

Pay-to-play sports both help and harm athletics programs

Max Lee, Staff Writer

February 5, 2018


Filed under Features

The devastation of having a sport cut from an athletic program is a dilemma that many schools encounter. Lack of funding and profit are some of the major causes that have led schools to cut certain sports. According to CNBC, from 2009 to 2011, $3.5 billion was cut from schools' sports budgets.  ...

Carlmont Boosters Club plays a crucial role in school sports funding

Carlmont Boosters Club plays a crucial role in school sports funding

Parker English, Staff Writer

November 19, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top News

Although the Sequoia Union High School District provides funding to the Carlmont High School athletic program, it is not enough to meet the financial needs of the more than 30 Carlmont sports teams. Therefore, parents, through contributions to the Carlmont Scots Boosters Club, supplement the district...

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