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The Scots tear up the Bearcats during senior night

The Scots tear up the Bearcats during senior night

Mackenzie O'Connell, Staff Writer

May 8, 2017


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The Scots take a scratch at the Bearcats earning a win before their final season game. On May 3 the varsity volleyball team took home a win against San Mateo High School. After a four-set game, the boys were able to defeat the Bearcats during their senior night. Though San Mateo cheered and swung...

Boys lacrosse makes use of second chance in win against Aragon

Boys lacrosse makes use of second chance in win against Aragon

Trey Chock, Staff Writer

May 6, 2017


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On May 4, the Scots were given a second chance to play against the Dons and did not disappoint with a final score of 3-2. Compared to their loss against the Dons a month prior, this game was clearly better matched. This stark contrast could be due to a rise in skill from the Scots, or perhaps the...

Varsity girls lacrosse send their seniors off with a strong win

Varsity girls lacrosse send their seniors off with a strong win

Adrian Cunningham, Staff Writer

May 6, 2017


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While many people celebrated Cinco de Mayo, the Carlmont girls lacrosse program celebrated the last regular season game for their six seniors on Friday night. It was quite a sendoff, with the team trampling the Notre Dame Tigers 18-1 to end their already strong season. "This game was really special because th...

Scots and Vikings lay down arms in an unorthodox volleyball tie

Scots and Vikings lay down arms in an unorthodox volleyball tie

Adrian Cunningham, Staff Writer

April 28, 2017


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Silence precedes the serve. Players crouch readily as one player tosses the ball far above his head, jumps, and pounds it over the net. Suddenly, the room fills with screaming and cheering. The JV boys volleyball team played the Mills Vikings on Wednesday, April 26. The game began at 5:30 p.m., as a result of the Mills team arriving 20 minutes late to t...

Scots score decisive win against Hillsdale

Scots score decisive win against Hillsdale

Madeline Smith-Morton, Staff Writer

April 27, 2017


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The smell of popcorn and the murmur of voices envelopes the stands as parents and students settle in for the game. The Carlmont JV softball team won their game versus Hillsdale High School on April 27, with a final score of 10-0. The Lady Scots have remained undefeated this season, and are continuing to rise through...

JV baseball continues winning streak

JV baseball continues winning streak

Katrina Wong, Staff Writer

April 27, 2017


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Carlmont JV baseball defeated Burlingame with a final score 8-3. Increasing their league record to 7-1 and overall record to 19-1.  “We were doing a great job offensively and had spot-on defense. We were just able to get runs and get confident throughout the game, which contributed to our win,” ...

Despite slow start, JV boys lacrosse remain optimistic

Despite slow start, JV boys lacrosse remain optimistic

Daniel friis, Staff Writer

April 26, 2017


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Lacrosse has grown in popularity in recent years for men and women due to the rising number of scholarships offered to play in college, resulting in 36,00 athletes who play lacrosse at a college level, according to Game Breaker. This rising popularity can be shown through the 2017 JV boys lacrosse team. The team began the season with m...

Carlmont track and field defeats Terra Nova

Carlmont track and field defeats Terra Nova

Briana McDonald, Staff Writer

April 21, 2017


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On Wednesday, April 19, the Scots faced off Terra Nova on a hot and sunny afternoon. Before the starting pistol shot off for the first event at 3:15, the girls 400-meter relay team nervously practiced their baton pass around the Carlmont track. The girls 400-meter relay was run by Aimee Kanadjian, Madison Wo...

The Scots take the reigns against the Mustangs

The Scots take the reigns against the Mustangs

Mackenzie O'Connell, Staff Writer

April 21, 2017


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The Scots stampeded over the Mustangs yet again during their second game against Capuchino this season. The Scots performance remained consistent on April 19 throughout the men's volleyball game as the team came together to beat Capuchino High School winning three of the four sets played. During th...

Boys JV lacrosse’s thirst for win against Aragon left unquenched

Boys JV lacrosse’s thirst for win against Aragon left unquenched

Trey Chock, Staff Writer

April 19, 2017


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Boys JV lacrosse faced the Aragon Dons in a close match on April 18, resulting in an 8-5 loss for the Scots. The Scots started the match off strong with a quick offensive upon the Dons' half but resulted in a blocked shot, which was just returned as a goal just as fast, putting Aragon in the lead...

Varsity lacrosse trampled by the Falcons

Varsity lacrosse trampled by the Falcons

Nicholas Mattas, Staff Writer

April 10, 2017


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The Saratoga Falcons beat Carlmont 15-7 on April 3, on a difficult night for the Scots. The Falcons started off strong in the 1st quarter, gaining a 5-0 lead on the Scots. The Scots were able to put 3 points on the board by the end of the 1st quarter, by seniors Nathan Dougherty and Ronny Ozorio....

Victory signals a bright future for boys’ tennis

Victory signals a bright future for boys’ tennis

Denton Silfvast, Staff Writer

April 1, 2017


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Following a 6-1 victory over Hillsdale High School, the boys' tennis team extended their winning streak to four games with a commanding 7-0 win against San Mateo High School on March 30. Carlmont was expecting to come out on top even before the game began. Jerry Liu, a sophomore and varsity dou...

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