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JV cross country places high at Crystal Springs competition

JV cross country places high at Crystal Springs competition

Alexander English, Staff Writer

October 24, 2017


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On Tuesday, Oct. 24, Carlmont's junior varsity cross country team had their third Peninsula Athletic League (PAL) meet in the sweltering 93-degree heat. With Carlmont varsity boys', varsity girls', and junior varsity girls' cross country coming in first place, the pressure was on for the junior varsit...

Lady Scots defeat Sequoia in the last home game of the season

Lady Scots defeat Sequoia in the last home game of the season

Sophie Lynd, Staff Writer

October 24, 2017


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Seniors on the varsity girls' water polo team played their last game at the Aquatic Center. The game began as cheers from the bleachers filled the Aquatic Center as the Scots wished their seniors good luck in their last home game. "I think it was a really great home game for all the seniors to...

Poor air quality continues to disrupt school sports

Poor air quality continues to disrupt school sports

Parker English, Staff Writer

October 18, 2017


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Sports events at Carlmont High School were suddenly canceled Tuesday, Oct. 17 after air quality became too poor to play in. One of these cancellations was the girls' varsity tennis match, which had been scheduled to be played at 4 p.m. against Hillsdale High. Sophomore varsity singles player An...

Boys’ varsity water polo game canceled due to poor air quality

Boys’ varsity water polo game canceled due to poor air quality

Alexander English, Staff Writer

October 13, 2017


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"Per the Superintendent - due to poor air quality from the fires up north, all outdoor activities need to be moved inside or canceled for the duration of today, Wednesday, Oct. 11," said Ralph Crame in an email that was sent around 1 p.m. on Wednesday. These cancellations included the postponement...

JV volleyball beats the Cougars, improving record to 8-2

JV volleyball beats the Cougars, improving record to 8-2

Mia-Isobel Craig, Staff Writer

October 11, 2017


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Shouts could be heard from the sidelines of the court. Carlmont's JV team had just beat the Cougars without having to go to a third set. After winning against Menlo-Atherton last Thursday, the Scots came together again to defeat Half Moon Bay on Oct. 10. The Scots got off to a bad start, being aced th...

JV cross country holds their own at Crystal Springs competition

JV cross country holds their own at Crystal Springs competition

Kylie Lin, Staff Writer

October 10, 2017


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On Saturday, Oct. 7, Carlmont's junior varsity cross country team ran solo at the 2017 Crystal Springs Invitational competition. With the absence of the varsity team, whose members were attending the 2017 ASICS Clovis XC Invitational competition in Clovis, California, it was up to the JV team to...

The Scots beat the Bears after four sets

The Scots beat the Bears after four sets

Mackenzie O'Connell

October 9, 2017


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The ball smacked the court against Menlo-Atherton. The girls screamed and rallied. The parents leaped out of the bleacher. The Scots had beat the Bears. On Oct. 5, the Scots claimed a victory after a four-set match against the Bears. Although last season the Bears would have posed a threat to the Scots, ...

Varsity football season record at 6-0 after San Mateo victory

Varsity football season record at 6-0 after San Mateo victory

Izzy Mitchell, Staff Writer

October 8, 2017


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A team name once murmured in the hallways as a joke is now the spark for chatter and excitement all across the Carlmont campus. Two years ago, to hear that Carlmont had a chance at making the Pacific Athletic League (PAL)  Championships would be a mistake. Now, it's a reality. 2017 marks the year of passion and dedication for the football team. On Oct. 6, Carlmont defeated t...

The Scots go to five sets and beat the Dons 3-2

The Scots go to five sets and beat the Dons 3-2

Sophie Lynd, Staff Writer

October 4, 2017


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Here comes the pass, the set, and kill for the Scots. Finally, the Scots take the victory over the Aragon Dons in the fifth set 15-10. The beginning of this battle began with a series of tips at the net giving Aragon an early lead and causing the Scots to take a timeout in the first set. After...

The Scots continue their winning streak against the Wildcats

The Scots continue their winning streak against the Wildcats

Mackenzie O'Connell, Staff Writer

September 25, 2017


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High-fives and cheers filled the court as The Lady Scots pulled together a win against the Woodside Wildcats. On Sept. 21, the Carlmont varsity volleyball team managed to keep their energy on a high and win in a three-set sweep against the Wildcats.  The Lady Scots worked together, keeping their i...

Varsity volleyball wins a hard-fought victory over the Bearcats

Varsity volleyball wins a hard-fought victory over the Bearcats

Sophie Lynd, Staff Writer

September 20, 2017


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Despite the San Mateo Bearcats' valiant effort against the Scots, aggressive offense and tough serves proved the Scots worthy of their 12th win of the season. During the first game, both teams played fairly conservatively - sending free-balls over the net and tipping more often than killing - resulting in a close score of 26-2...

Varsity football continues historic 4-0 record

Varsity football continues historic 4-0 record

Izzy Mitchell, Staff Writer

September 19, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top News

"Carlmont just played better," said Lincoln head coach Phil Ferrigno. The Scots did it again. For the first time in Carlmont varsity football history since 1977, the Scots hold a 4-0 record after defeating Lincoln High School on Sept. 15, 43-0. "I felt great winning because we've all put in the work to get the win. By that, I mean looking over film countless of times, conditioning...

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