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‘The Last Dance’ for the first time: Week two

Before Michael Jordan (left) and the Chicago Bulls took over the NBA, Isiah Thomas (right) and the Detroit Pistons momentarily ruled the league.

Miles Ozorio, Scot Scoop Editor

April 28, 2020

The "Bad Boys:" a group so infamous that even I, who was born 23 years after their last championship, know to be the most raunchy, dirty-playing dynasty to ever walk onto an NBA court. Led by Hall of Fame point guard Isiah Thomas, the group of Detroit Pistons nicknamed the “Bad Boys” dominated...

Technology vs. Humanity

On Dec. 1 referee, Larry Scirotto, alerts the sideline of a reversed call during a Stanford vs. UNC Wilmington game.  The sideline reports the official ruling to the league.

Arthur Goncalves and Aidan Kurt

April 19, 2020

Both teams are a touchdown away from winning the National Football Conference (NFC) Championship. With two minutes left, Saints quarterback Drew Brees throws a spiral to teammate Tommylee Lewis, just yards from the end zone. From Lewis' right comes Rams cornerback Nickell Robey-Coleman, knocking the bal...

Spring sports face challenges amid COVID-19 pandemic

On Thursday, March 12, SUHSD athletes were informed that, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all sports competitions between schools would cease.

Rachel McCrea, Staff Writer

March 14, 2020

First, it was the NBA. Then, it was March Madness and Spring Training.  Now, it's the Sequoia Union High School District.  On Thursday, student-athletes and their families received news from Principal Ralph Crame that "effective immediately, SUHSD schools are suspending interscholastic athleti...

Boys tennis bests Menlo Knights in 7-2 victory

Kenny Lee, a junior, serves the ball across the court to his opponent.

Larkin Chock, Staff Writer

March 12, 2020

Carlmont’s JV boys tennis team took down the Menlo Knights in a calming manner on Tuesday afternoon. Because the Scots had played Menlo-Atherton Bears on Monday, the JV Scots’ opponent switched from the Bears to the Menlo Knights in a last-minute decision. Due to this change of schedule, their...

JV Softball surprises Mountain View with staggering loss

Alyse Murray, a junior and co-captain of the JV softball team, winds up to hit the ball.

Kaylene Lin, Staff Writer

March 8, 2020

Right off the bat, the JV softball team came out swinging and ended with a score of 16-1 against the Mountain View Spartans. Fresh from a win in a Half Moon Bay tournament on Feb. 29 and last year's undefeated season, the Lady Scots were excited to take on the Spartans.  "We've been doing really well. We've been beating all the teams like 27-2," s...

Scots fend off Ravens’ late surge

Charles Tocatlian, a sophomore, sees a gap in the defense and blows by his defender.

Tripp Garrish, Staff Writer

March 6, 2020

The Carlmont JV lacrosse team held off Sequoia 9-7 after the Ravens attempted to pull off a late comeback. The Scots came out of the gates hot, which propelled them to victory, even after Sequoia came knocking on the door in the second half when they outscored the Scots 5-2. "Our coach emphasiz...

Boys varsity lacrosse kicks off season with 15-6 victory

Cameron Wat, a senior, prepares to pass the ball to his teammate.

Emma Scott, Staff Writer

March 4, 2020

In the first match of the season against Pioneer High School, the Scots took home a substantial victory, defeating the Pioneers 15-6.  Out of the gate, the Scots had a strong lead, scoring six points in the first quarter alone. By half time, the Scots kept their scoring momentum and had nine point...

Carlmont’s Blue and Gray drowns in team spirit

After hearing the results, the Blue team celebrates their one-point victory.

Owen Finigan, Staff Writer

March 1, 2020

Competitions force athletes to be the best they can be. Team spirit unifies players and motivates players to work even harder. Friendly rivalries provide a way to enjoy oneself while pushing each other to their limits.  The Carlmont Blue and Gray meet combined all three of these with an intrasquad swim...

Scots start their season by crushing Hillsdale Knights

Hillsdale players are dissatisfied with a call during their match.

Daniela Torrey, Staff Writer

February 28, 2020

The Carlmont boys tennis team easily took down the Hillsdale Knights with a 7-0 win in their second varsity tennis game of the season. With little time to practice and the season just starting, high school tennis players around the district have been working hard to improve their skills in order to...

Scots win on walk-off versus Sequoia

The team rushes to Brady Greene, a sophomore, after he delivered the game winning hit.

Ari Ravi, Staff Writer

February 28, 2020

Carlmont’s JV boys baseball team banded together and won on a walk-off single by Brady Greene, a sophomore, in a tight game against the Sequoia Ravens.  On Feb. 26, the Scots were down one run the entire game until Greene stepped to the plate in the bottom of the seventh inning. With zero outs and t...

Scots’ season is cut short in CCS Quarterfinals

Danny Wilson, a senior, races a Mt. Pleasant defender to the ball during the second half. Mt. Pleasant would defeat Carlmont 2-0 to advance to the semifinals of Division II CCS.

Miles Ozorio, Scot Scoop Editor

February 23, 2020

The boys varsity soccer team was held goalless against the Mt. Pleasant Cardinals in the first round of Central Coast Section (CCS) play, eventually losing 2-0 to the lower-seeded team. The loss comes amidst an impressive season for the Scots, as they finished second in the Peninsula Athletic League...

Senior night is bittersweet for departing Scots

Erica Mendiola, a senior, moves past Sequoia defenders on her way to the basket.

Rachel McCrea, Staff Writer

February 15, 2020

The Carlmont girls varsity basketball team lost to Sequoia 46-33 in their final game of the regular season. The Scots got off to a quick start, putting up 12 points in the first quarter to Sequoia's eight, several of them 3-pointers from Erica Mendiola, a senior, who had seven 3-pointers in the game. ...

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