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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...

Boys varsity defends home turf in thriller

Boys varsity defends home turf in thriller

Jonny Pappas, Staff Writer
February 11
Filed under Sports, Top News

With the starting senior center-back Jack Mclean out with a knee injury, the team had to rally behind junior Ethan Leong and boy did he step up. On Feb. 8 the Scots beat Menlo-Atherton 3-2 on a late go-ahead penalty shot goal by senior captain Dro Avetian. The game got off to a roaring start as...

Scots achieve goal of defeating Capuchino

Scots achieve goal of defeating Capuchino

Katrina Wong, Staff Writer
February 8
Filed under Sports

Carlmont girls varsity beat Capuchino High School 4-0 on Feb. 7, increasing their total league wins to 5 this season. “We definitely improved from the start of the season by learning how to move together, get the ball up, and playing off of each other. This comes from learning how your teammate...

Varsity soccer regains first place in their division

Varsity soccer regains first place in their division

Lizzy Hall, Staff Writer
February 5
Filed under Sports

Carlmont varsity soccer has been having a strong season thus far. With a record of 9-3, the Scots have been improving consistently throughout the season. The game against Aragon was vital as the Dons and Scots were tied for the top seat in their division before the game on Feb. 3. Although Carlmont...

Varsity takes crushing loss on senior night

Varsity takes crushing loss on senior night

Jonny Pappas, Staff Writer
January 29
Filed under Sports, Top News

Although the Scots got off to an eight-point lead out of the gate and seemed to have the momentum through the first three-quarters, they fell short. On Jan. 27, the boys varsity basketball team lost on senior night to longtime rival Woodside. The game started out fantastic for the Scots and the...

Varsity basketball edges Sequoia in a thriller

Varsity basketball edges Sequoia in a thriller

Ryan Geronimo, Segment Producer
January 24
Filed under ScotCenter

On Jan. 20, varsity boys basketball faced off against Sequoia in the first quad game of the year. Ryan Geronimo reports the story.

Girls basketball finishes strong against rival

Girls basketball finishes strong against rival

Jordan Hanlon, Staff Writer
January 21
Filed under Sports, Top News

Carlmont's girls basketball team had a quick start to the game as they won the jump against Sequoia. The Screaming Scots cheered wildly as freshman Catherine Dahlberg made the first basket of the game for the Scots. Carlmont's strong start ended after getting the ball stolen from them twice causing...

Varsity soccer wins stunner at Avaya

Varsity soccer wins stunner at Avaya

Jonny Papppas, Staff Writer
December 11
Filed under Sports, Top News

Although they were playing in a professional stadium, in front of a crowd, and with a man down on defense, the Scots didn't seem to mind at all. On Dec. 9, they beat Saint Ignatius 1-0 on a late game goal by senior captain Dro Avetian. The game started off slow and full of mental mistakes by both ...

JV soccer claws at the Panthers for another victory

JV soccer claws at the Panthers for another victory

Mackenzie O'Connell, Staff Writer
December 10
Filed under Sports

The JV girls soccer team earned a victory against Presentation High School under the sprinkling rain on Carlmont's home field. Though the ball and field were slippery, the Lady Scots were able to keep control of the ball on Dec. 7  and execute a 2-1 win against the Panthers. The Scot's adrenaline throughout the ma...

Varsity soccer sends Urban High home with the blues

Varsity soccer sends Urban High home with the blues

Mackenzie O'Connell, Staff Writer
November 30
Filed under Sports

As the soccer, season begins to roll in this winter the girl's varsity took home a strong win on Nov. 29 under the bright lights of Carlmont's home field against Urban High School. "I think the whole team played well. We started off strong, but as the game went on during the first half we didn'...

Varsity basketball start their season with high hopes and energy

Varsity basketball start their season with high hopes and energy

Nour Zabaneh, Staff Writer
November 21
Filed under Sports

Boys basketball begins their highly anticipated season with a scrimmage against Wallenberg high. All though the score was erased at every quarter, the Scots high energy and domination on the court was evident.  If the scrimmage was any indicator of the rest of the season then the team is in good...

Scots enter season with high expectations, new players

Scots enter season with high expectations, new players

Jonny Pappas, Staff Writer
November 13
Filed under Sports

The Scots are looking to build a dominant team that is poised and ready to make a deep run in CCS playoffs. This year, Scots have the biggest expectations for their prized varsity soccer team that they have had in a long time. After an early round loss last year in the CCS playoff bracket, this year's team have much larger dreams this time around. "We've been to CCS semi-finals twice in my ten years here, I'd like to see the finals," said coach Wi...

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