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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...

Swimming Scots lose to rival Bears

Swimming Scots lose to rival Bears

Skylar Weiss, Staff Writer
March 30
Filed under Sports, Top News

Carlmont's swim team competed and lost in a meet against Menlo-Atherton (M.A.) High School on March 29. The overall score was 415-293. The varsity boys won with a score of 98-72, while junior varsity girls had a closer meet ending with a loss of 103-83. Boys junior varsity and girls varsity experienced...

Carlmont sweeps Bay Division at PAL preliminary swim meet

Carlmont sweeps Bay Division at PAL preliminary swim meet

Naomi Asrir, Staff Writer
May 9
Filed under Top News

The Peninsula Athletic League (PAL) preliminary swim meet was held on May 6 and 7 at Burlingame High School. Composing the Bay Division of PAL are high schools Aragon, Burlingame, Carlmont, Menlo-Atherton, Mills, Sequoia, and Terra Nova. All seven teams hoped to break records and advance onto the...

Scots reflect on the swim season

Scots reflect on the swim season

Sarah Adams, Staff Writer
May 23
Filed under Campus

As the 2014 swimming season came to a close, some of the players reflected on the best parts of their year. The swimmers worked towards putting their best times up on the board. During the season, many records were broken. Sophomore Chelsea Stewart said, “My biggest accomplishment this year was...

Alex Chan lives to swim

Sarah Adams, staff writer
April 6
Filed under Campus, Student Bios

For sophomore Alex Chan, swimming is a way of life. Chan first made the boys varsity swim team in the 2013 season as the only freshman of the year. Now, he is heading into his season with Carlmont's varsity team in the 2014 season, and his fourth year as a competitive swimmer. Chan said, “Swimming has...

PAL champions after breezing by the Aragon swim team

PAL champions after breezing by the Aragon swim team

April 26
Filed under Sports

The meet against Aragon did not start out quite as planned, when a fire alarm went off, which prevented all Carlmont swimmers from entering the pool deck for about 15 minutes after arriving. Even this fire alarm could not stop Carlmont from swimming great times and easily surpassing the Aragon Dons in the majo...

The M-A Bears out swim the Scots

The M-A Bears out swim the Scots

March 9
Filed under Sports

Through the cold and rain, the Menlo-Atherton High School Bears triumphed over the Scots on Mar. 7, 2013, starting off the season in a way Carlmont would have liked to avoid. Both Carlmont junior varsity teams lost  by a large point margin, along with the varsity girls team. Sophomore Elizabeth...

Swim season sendoff

Swim season sendoff

Gabriela d'Souza, Staff Writer
May 8
Filed under Sports

[media-credit name="Sarah Fecher" align="alignright" width="225"][/media-credit]As swimming season came to a close, the Carlmont Scots decided to make one last big splash in a pool filled with Peninsula Athletic League final swimmers last Saturday, when both the male and female junior varsity teams took first ...

Scots swim to victory

Scots swim to victory

Gabriela d'Souza, Staff Writer
April 13
Filed under Sports

On Thursday, April 12, the Carlmont swim team faced off against the school rivals, Sequoia High School, in their fifth league meet of the season beating their opponents in all divisions except varsity girls who lost by one point. For some of the swimmers the meet was thought to be an easy win, but...

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