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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 5, 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...

Powderpuff kicks off the start of homecoming week

Powderpuff kicks off the start of homecoming week

Joseph Gomez, Segment Producer

November 11, 2017


Filed under ScotCenter, ScotCenter: Campus

Joseph Gomez reports on the Powderpuff Championship.

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...

Boys JV lacrosse’s thirst for win against Aragon left unquenched

Boys JV lacrosse’s thirst for win against Aragon left unquenched

Trey Chock, Staff Writer

April 19, 2017


Filed under Sports

Boys JV lacrosse faced the Aragon Dons in a close match on April 18, resulting in an 8-5 loss for the Scots. The Scots started the match off strong with a quick offensive upon the Dons' half but resulted in a blocked shot, which was just returned as a goal just as fast, putting Aragon in the lead...

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...

Gender stigma plays a role in sports

Gender stigma plays a role in sports

Adriana Kurtovich, Staff Writer

March 13, 2017


Filed under Features

Today's society often portrays men as more superior in sports compared to women. However, this is not always the case. The number of female athletes at NCAA schools has increased from about 30,000 to over 193,000 since 1972, but women still have many fewer participation opportunities than men do according...

Outside sports generate debate over PE credit

Outside sports generate debate over PE credit

Mike Carlson, Staff Writer

March 7, 2017


Filed under Features

Out-of-school sports can offer Carlmont students benefits, but they can also come with drawbacks. The benefits include valuable friendships, increased discipline, and staying in physical shape, while the drawbacks come mostly from the time crunch created by participating in a demanding activity....

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