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Seniors are emotional after heartbreaking loss to rival Sequoia

Seniors are emotional after heartbreaking loss to rival Sequoia

Joshua Baxter and Josh Barde

November 9, 2019

In their last game of the season, the Scots suffered a 38-28 defeat to rival Ravens in a game where the Scots were only able to force a change in possession once. Although it was an unfortunate loss in what was the last Carlmont football game for many senior Scots, it was only fitting that Jonaven...

Athletes push through mental barriers

Athletes push through mental barriers

Claire Tseng, Staff Writer

November 9, 2019

The idea of being mentally tough while playing any sport is inherent throughout sports culture.  In reality, an average high school athlete is constantly juggling practice, games, academics, conditioning, and their social lives. They are under pressure to perform and are often upheld by injuries. H...

Boys varsity soccer players put their best foot forward at tryouts

Boys varsity soccer players put their best foot forward at tryouts

Niamh Marren and Joley Bove

November 8, 2019

This winter season, tensions were high at the 2019 boys varsity soccer tryouts with 43 boys trying out, and only 26 of them making the team.  The overarching goal of tryouts is to assess the player's individual capabilities as well as the dynamic they bring to the team.  The reasons people are n...

Season recap: the ups and downs of JV girls volleyball

Season recap: the ups and downs of JV girls volleyball

Amber Chia, Staff Writer

November 7, 2019

Rebecca Acker, a junior, attacks the ball, scoring the last point of the season. The JV girls volleyball team huddles in the center of the court as they cheer “good game” for the very last time of the season — a season that was filled with many ups and downs. The team started the season by winning...

Basketball tryouts aren’t all about skills

Basketball tryouts aren’t all about skills

Savannah Velschow, Staff Writer

November 6, 2019

Players trying out for JV girls basketball worked hard for three days straight to fight for a spot on the team. The tryout for JV was mixed with varsity players as well, so the players were forced to step up their game against a higher competitor. There were around 25 girls who were at the tryout, but only 12 p...

Scots struggle in final away game versus Cougars

Scots struggle in final away game versus Cougars

Joshua Baxter, Staff Writer

November 2, 2019

The Cougars had the ball ten times. They scored a touchdown on eight of these drives. That's how the game went for the Scots in a 56-7 loss to undefeated Half Moon Bay on Friday, their worst defeat of the season. Running back Tristan Hofmann, a junior, and quarterback William Moffitt, a sophomore,...

Scots prep for upcoming soccer season

Scots prep for upcoming soccer season

Ari Ravi, Staff Writer

November 2, 2019

With soccer season quickly approaching, Carlmont girl soccer players slowly start turning their focus away from workouts and towards tryouts. After-school workouts started over a month to keep the Scots in shape for tryouts, which begin on Nov. 4. The girls show their dedication and love for the game...

Varsity tennis shuts-out Ravens in anticipation of CCS

Varsity tennis shuts-out Ravens in anticipation of CCS

Ayal Meyers, Staff Writer

October 31, 2019

On Wednesday, in a playoff make or break match, Carlmont's varsity girls tennis team competed against Sequoia High School for the first time this season.  All season long, the Carlmont's girl’s tennis team has prided themselves on maintaining a high level of team spirit. On Wednesday, Oct. 30, the...

Scots skin Panthers in swift match

Scots skin Panthers in swift match

Isabella Wesson, Staff Writer

October 30, 2019

Carlmont's freshman girls volleyball team walked away triumphantly after defeating the Burlingame Panthers in both sets of an outstandingly quick match. On Oct. 29, the Scots dominated the Panthers in their final game of the season, winning 25-11 in the first set and 25-13 in the second. In just 35 m...

JV volleyball digs their way out of a two-game losing streak

JV volleyball digs their way out of a two-game losing streak

Larkin Chock, Staff Writer

October 30, 2019

Carlmont’s JV volleyball team brought their A-game against the Burlingame Panthers as they finished the season with one last victory. Going into the Scots' last game, the team held an impressive league record of 10-3. The Scots had previously played Burlingame in a game which resulted in a Carlmont...

Varsity volleyball’s win over Panthers marks memorable season finale

Varsity volleyball’s win over Panthers marks memorable season finale

Nadia Fedotova, Staff Writer

October 30, 2019

“This is our house” boomed from the blue and white sidelines. It certainly was when the Varsity volleyball team dominated the Panthers in their last league game. With their 9-4 record over Carlmont’s 8-5, Burlingame was not going to be an easy team to beat. Carlmont walked onto the court...

Fighting Knights spoil Scots Homecoming

Fighting Knights spoil Scots Homecoming

Joshua Baxter, Staff Writer

October 27, 2019

On a night filled with flying candy, creative floats, and the screams of fans on the sideline for Carlmont's Homecoming, the Scots and Fighting Knights put on a show, with Hillsdale coming out on top 54-41. Running back Nathan Iskander, a senior, who ran for over 240 yards and five touchdowns, led...

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