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Varsity volleyball defeats the Tigers at the ‘Battle of Belmont’

Varsity volleyball defeats the Tigers at the ‘Battle of Belmont’

Izzy Mitchell, Staff Writer

September 3, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top News

One city. Two schools. One battle. A private school ranked first in California in their league versus a public school ranked second in California in their league. The Scots defeated the Notre Dame Tigers at the 'Battle of Belmont' on Aug. 31. for the first time in four years. After a historic win in a tournament last weekend against Mitty High School, the best high school ...

Varsity football emerges victorious against the Woodside Wildcats

Varsity football emerges victorious against the Woodside Wildcats

Izzy Mitchell, Staff Writer

September 3, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top News

The year of the Scots, possibly. Varsity football defeated Woodside High School 53-29 away on Sept. 1. The Scots demonstrated their grit and agility against Woodside, a team that Carlmont usually loses to. "Woodside is a B-level program. On paper, they are supposed to be better," said Carlmont...

Summer practices prepare water polo for the upcoming season

Summer practices prepare water polo for the upcoming season

Sophie Lynd, Staff Writer

August 31, 2017


Filed under Sports

While most students were enjoying their last month of summer vacation, the boys and girls water polo teams woke up early for their summer practices. Starting at the end of July, teams practiced every morning from 6:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. in the Glenn Kovas Aquatic Center at Carlmont working on conditioni...

Varsity football sets the tone for the season with a strong win

Varsity football sets the tone for the season with a strong win

Izzy Mitchell, Staff Writer

August 27, 2017


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Even before the whistle blew, the Scots had decided they were not going to leave the field without a fight. This mentality translated directly into the game, as the Carlmont varsity football team defeated the Arroyo Dons 49-6 in their first game of the season on Aug. 25. Both teams tried to ...

Football begins practices early for the upcoming season

Football begins practices early for the upcoming season

Briana McDonald, Staff Writer

June 1, 2017


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Carlmont football held practice on May 25 after school in the sunny weather.   The team prepares for the upcoming season early to become familiar with the new team and get in shape. Both the varsity and JV teams productively run through their practice to help them advance, allowing for an effect...

Boys varsity lacrosse finishes on a strong note

Boys varsity lacrosse finishes on a strong note

Jonny Pappas, Staff Writer

June 1, 2017


Filed under Sports

After the 2017 season, the boys varsity lacrosse team holds second place in league standings, only behind Burlingame. With the season over, the team has taken time to reflect on how they did on completing their goals and beating their rivals. "The goal for our team was to win. There were little ...

Boys volleyball season ends successfully

Boys volleyball season ends successfully

Mackenzie O'Connell, Staff Writer

May 21, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top News

After a successful season, the boys volleyball season has come to an end this spring. Throughout the season the team recruited many new players as they all worked together to build a new strong foundation as many seniors left from the previous season. After hard work and practice, the boys won 14 out...

Varsity baseball reflects on record-breaking season

Varsity baseball reflects on record-breaking season

Daniel Friis, Staff Writer

May 18, 2017


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Heartbreaking. This is the word that comes to mind when asked about varsity baseball's May 25 showdown with Saint Francis in 2016. The game was played at the San Jose Giants Stadium, and the winner of the game was to play for the Central Coast Section title. The game ended 3-2 with Saint Francis comi...

Scots season ends with CCS loss to Serra

Scots season ends with CCS loss to Serra

Nour Zabaneh, Staff Writer

May 18, 2017


Filed under Sports

The stands were filled with fans, even the hill had students ready to watch the two highest ranked local teams play in first round of Central Cost Sectional (CCS). On Wednesday, May 17th, Carlmont varsity baseball lost 5-2 to Serra in the opening round of CCS. “I'm frustrated because I know we...

Girls track dominates PAL championships

Girls track dominates PAL championships

Samantha Dahlberg, Staff Writer

May 17, 2017


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The Carlmont girls track team sprinted past their rival schools and claimed first place during PAL championships at Westmoore High School on May 13. The team score consisted of 99 points while the second place score from Aragon was 59.33 points. This year the Carlmont track team hired James Jewett, a new coac...

Carlmont JV softball defeats Burlingame in their final game

Carlmont JV softball defeats Burlingame in their final game

Lucy Gibbs, Staff Writer

May 14, 2017


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Carlmont's JV softball team has been dominating their opponents all season. And even though their offense started off slow against the Panthers on April 11th, the Scots prevailed 7-2 in the final game of the season. Carlmont was eager to end their season on a high note, and the stakes were high ent...

Varsity lacrosse crushes rivals during senior night

Varsity lacrosse crushes rivals during senior night

Katrina Wong, Staff Writer

May 10, 2017


Filed under Sports

Carlmont varsity lacrosse beat rival Sequoia 17-2. This win gives the Scots a league record of 5-2 and an overall record of 9-6. This win was beneficial to Carlmont because it was the last game of the season, as well as being senior night. Carlmont has 12 graduating seniors this upcoming year. “Eve...

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