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Scot Scoop News

The student news site of Carlmont High School in Belmont, California.

Scot Scoop News

A Menlo-Atherton attacker drives the ball up the field to potentially find an open shot opportunity.
Scots suffer upsetting loss against Menlo-Atherton Bears
Matthew AbiEzzi, Staff Writer — April 21, 2021

After an intense matchup against Menlo-Atherton (M-A), the Carlmont girls varsity soccer team lost 3-0 on a night where the team struggled to get through the Bears' defense. Heading into Tuesday's game, the Scots were determined to get their first win of the season. Coming off two scoreless games...

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The Scots drive the ball up the field in an attempt to increase their lead entering the third quarter.
Scots destroy Ravens in Friday night rivalry matchup
Austin Li, Staff Writer — April 18, 2021

In their final game, the Carlmont Scots capped off an extraordinary season with a 34-14 victory over cross-town rivals, the Sequoia Ravens.  The game was bittersweet for many. Although it was the last game for the seniors, the team went undefeated, and for some, it was the game of their lives.  "It's...

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JV players John Griffith and Chris Campbell practice tackle drills during a three pod rotation circuit.
A day of training for the JV football team
Jordan Dooley, Staff Writer — April 11, 2021

To kick off the JV football team’s practice, they begin their training in the weight room. Typically, the players arrive for practice at 3 p.m. Their days consist of defensive and offensive drills with blocking and tackling, as well as scrimmages. Head coach Dan Nelson strives to improve the team's...

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Scots’ defense hustles to tackle the Vikings’ running back.
Scots dominate the Vikings
Soleil Dam, Staff Writer — April 10, 2021

In their last home game of the season, Carlmont’s JV football team defeated Mills. While this was the first game of the Vikings' season, the opponent's lack of season playing experience did not guarantee a win for the Scots.  “We just watched some of their 2019 film because they have the same...

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Girls basketball returns to the courts as they follow the new COVID-19 regulations.
Girls basketball jumps back into action
Enzo Carvalho, Staff Writer — March 30, 2021

The girls basketball program is practicing again as the upcoming season approaches. Much has changed for girls basketball since the fall of 2020, when the first effects of social distancing took their toll on the team. Players and coaches now have a little more freedom when meeting to work on skills,...

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Scots make a surprising victory against the Wildcats
Matthew AbiEzzi, Staff Writer — March 28, 2021

Friday's JV football game was a game that many people did not expect. Not only did the outcome of the game shock spectators, but it was also the first win for the Scots' JV football team this season. It was the beginning of the first quarter, and the Scots were off to a good start. With the ball in...

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A group of freshman and sophomores pass the ball to each other during JV tryouts.
Boys soccer tryouts bring eager players
Jordan Dooley, Staff Writer — March 18, 2021

Student-athletes from all grades participated in the first day of soccer tryouts on March 15. The approval of tryouts for spring sports was the kickoff for the boys soccer season at Carlmont.  As spring approaches, soccer teams are itching to prepare for the upcoming season. However, due to COVID-19...

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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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