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Todd Irwin, coach of the boys varsity lacrosse team, gives the players advice on  how to correctly position themselves on the field.
Boys lacrosse rides its way toward the upcoming season
Enzo Carvalho, Staff Writer — March 18, 2021

After last year's season was cut short due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the boys lacrosse players are finally starting to practice again. The lack of competitive play has not prevented the players and coaches from preparing for tryouts. From April 5 to April 8, both new and returning players will demonstrate...

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Carlmont's eSports Club bolsters competition
Kenzo Peraire, Staff Writer — March 14, 2021

Competition, dedication, and teamwork: virtues that define esports and are fostered by Carlmont's eSports Club. "At the high school level, there's a large opportunity for students to have fun with their friends but also compete at a very high level," said John Rowe, a math teacher, and the eSports...

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Carlmont varsity starts their first drive of the scrimmage.
Football season kicks off against Archbishop Riordan
Austin Li, Staff Writer — March 14, 2021

After over a year, Carlmont football returned to action with a scrimmage against CCS powerhouse Archbishop Riordan, where the Scots displayed heart and determination against a recruited Crusaders lineup.  As a scrimmage, the meeting on Mar. 12 was non-league and did not affect either team's record....

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Women represent the feminist movement on the court and field.
Feminism takes the field
Soleil Dam, Staff Writer — March 11, 2021

Over the years, women have struggled to find a voice, especially in the world of sports. However, recently many women are being recognized for their professional sports-related achievements and are inspiring countless young women. “The first female [to score] in college football is Sarah Fuller...

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A Carlmont player strikes the ball during her match against Woodside.
Scots tennis dominates Woodside
Matthew AbiEzzi, Staff Writer — March 3, 2021

With Carlmont sports back in action, the girls varsity tennis team is now on the courts. Maintaining their strong start to the season, the Scots defeated the Woodside Wildcats 7-0 in stellar fashion on Tuesday.  Although league standings are not being counted for the first season, that didn’t stop...

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Scots compete against Ravens in virtual swim meet
Jordan Dooley, Staff Writer — March 1, 2021

Due to COVID-19 protocols, the Carlmont swim team competed virtually against Sequoia on Friday, Feb. 26, but will not know the event's outcome for multiple days. Meets being virtual this year, there is an obvious change in competitiveness. For some swimmers, the lack of competition at meets has drastically...

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The booster club provides funds for many sports items including uniforms and sports equipment.
Booster Club to raise money for Carlmont sports
Isa Khalak, Staff Writer — February 27, 2021

Sports are a conundrum this year; however, one constant remains: each team's financial demands. On March 4, the Carlmont Booster Club plans to raise money to satisfy these necessities through their Scots' Fundfest event! "Although sports aren't happening right now, there still is a need to raise funds...

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Carlmont swim warms up in preparation for their first meet of the 2021 season.
Carlmont swimming dives into a new year
Austin Li, Staff Writer — February 25, 2021

San Mateo County's rapid decrease in COVID-19 cases has allowed Carlmont's swimming season to kick off. Though safety procedures are still in question, athletes have returned to daily practices in hopes of competing in rescheduled in-person meets.  Still, the post-COVID-19 world warrants changes....

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Rule 600 requires student-athletes to choose between playing for Carlmont or playing for their club team.
Rule 600 limits student-athletes
Soleil Dam, Staff Writer — February 11, 2021

Rule 600 is a regulation created by the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) that mandates student-athletes to only play for one team during a single season. In other words, it forces players to choose between playing on their club team or playing on their school team.  “It would be very...

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Carlmont cross country athletes run around the track as a team.
Carlmont cross country sprints into the season
Matthew AbiEzzi, Staff Writer — February 11, 2021

After students waited nearly a full year for their sports to start, the Carlmont cross country team’s season is finally underway. While the district and state are debating safety precautions, athletes are getting hungry for playing time. Many athletes, especially those looking for college attention,...

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