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Scots badminton wins in a close game over Aragon

Scots badminton wins in a close game over Aragon

Briana McDonald, Staff Writer
March 16
Filed under Sports

It was a close game for the Scots badminton team against Aragon on March 14, but they were able to finish with a win. Carlmont won 8 out of the 15 matches, defeating Aragon by just one match. A challenging face-off was predicted by head coach Nathan Liang. “It was going to be a hard match and ...

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 ...

Scots set winning record in successful season

Scots set winning record in successful season

Mackenzie O'Connell, Staff Writer
November 15
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 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...

Coach Liggett reaches his 1000th win with Carlmont softball

Coach Liggett reaches his 1000th win with Carlmont softball

Nate Godwin, Staff Writer
April 13
Filed under Sports, Top News

Varsity softball coasted to a 3-0 win over Capuchino High School on April 12. This marked head coach Jim Liggett's 1000th career win. "Really, 1000 of anything is noteworthy, and 1000 wins is a milestone," said sophomore Josh Fong. Fans, alumni, and former players all packed the stands and tried...

DoorDash wins out over Postmates

DoorDash wins out over Postmates

Alexandra Stein, Staff Writer
January 29
Filed under A&E

It's a classic struggle: maybe you have to study all night, or you're babysitting, or you just simply can't drive yet, and you have an absolute craving for something from your favorite restaurant, and no way of attaining it. This problem has been tackled over the past few years with the invention...

Boys varsity basketball wins in double overtime

Boys varsity basketball wins in double overtime

Kimiko Okumura, Staff Writer
January 21
Filed under Multimedia, Sports, Top News

  “Who wants it more?" Head coach Pat Smith’s question echoed throughout the gym amongst the squeaking sneakers on the floor and the cheering fans in the bleachers. On Jan. 20, boys varsity basketball played San Mateo High School in what at first seemed like an easy win. The...

Girls varsity basketball wins CCS game over Monta Vista

Girls varsity basketball wins CCS game over Monta Vista

Lara Ostroff, Staff Writer
February 27
Filed under Sports

The girls varsity basketball team came out victorious in their first Central Coast Section (CCS) game on Thursday, Feb. 26, with a final score of 45-32. The varsity girls started off CCS playing Monta Vista, a team they had never played before, and managed to stay ahead every quarter. "Monta Vista...

Man wins $425 million in lottery

Man wins $425 million in lottery

Taran Sun, Staff Writer
April 2
Filed under News

Disbelief and shock were the emotions that accompanied B. Raymond Buxton when he claimed February’s $425 million Powerball jackpot on April Fool’s Day. Buxton, a resident of Northern California, had reportedly bought the winning lottery ticket in a convenience store in the San Francisco Bay Area...

Carlmont badminton wins against Sequoia

Carlmont badminton wins against Sequoia

April 1
Filed under Sports

On Thursday, March 27, Carlmont badminton defeated Sequoia High School 12-3. One major issue Carlmont's players faced going into the matches is the lack of courts in the gym to warm up on. Since there are only seven courts in the gym, not everyone had a chance to warm up for very long prior to their ...

Varsity baseball wins Milpitas tournament

Varsity baseball wins Milpitas tournament

Justine Phipps, Scots Scoop Editor
March 2
Filed under Top News

"We put runs on the board when we needed to," said outfielder Julian Billot. Billot couldn't have said it any better. For the third year in a row, the Carlmont Varsity Baseball team won the championship game at the annual Michael De Jesus Tournament in Milpitas. "We [were] on the right side of...

Olympian wins his way into girls’ hearts

Olympian wins his way into girls’ hearts

Lauren Tierney, Staff Writer
February 12
Filed under Campus

Twenty-year-old Canadian Olympic snowboarder Mark McMorris is the new sensation among teenage girls. Junior Sarah Anderson put it bluntly when she said, “I fell in love with Mark McMorris the moment I first saw him on TV, he is the most attractive guy I have ever seen in my entire life.” Mc...

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