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The life skills learned from sports

Freshman David Valadez checks on opposing player Justin Wade after an injury.

Izzy Wilson, Staff Writer

December 5, 2019

Leadership. Confidence. Teamwork. Competition. These are all essential attributes that are necessary for everyday life. The Carlmont JV boys soccer team exemplified these life skills in a competitive match against Homestead on Dec. 2. Despite losing the game 2-1, Carlmont displayed many characteristics...

Saint Francis knocks down Carlmont in 45-36 victory

The Lancers and Scots watch the ball, waiting for a chance to steal it.

Isabella Wesson, Staff Writer

December 5, 2019

Carlmont girls JV basketball suffered their first loss of the season against Saint Francis High School on Dec. 4. The match was one of three in the Mountain View tournament, in which the girls are set to play two other schools that have yet to be announced. With this being only their second game of the...

The ‘new five’ kick-off the season with a promising impression

Donya Khonsari, a junior, takes the ball down the court to score.

Nadia Fedotova, Staff Writer

December 2, 2019

After the girls' varsity basketball team secured a 44-31 point victory over the Cupertino Pioneers, Carlmonts' Erica Mendiola said that learning how to play together and team bonding is what they need to work on — and she isn't wrong. A certain lack of fluidity was clear among the Scots when it...

Scots wrestling preps for inaugural season

Reid Rodriguez, a junior, and Clayton Monge, a junior, prepare to wrestle against each other.

Tripp Garrish, Staff Writer

November 27, 2019

The Carlmont Scots wrestling program prepares to partake in their first season with many new faces on the team. In prior years, the team had to travel to Sequoia High School to practice and compete, which made wrestling inconvenient for many Carlmont students. "I'm really excited that the team...

Scots train to hit home runs this upcoming season

Dana Knoble, a junior, catches a ball during pitching practice.

Arthur Goncalves, Staff Writer

November 25, 2019

Coming off of a victorious season, Carlmont softball looks to have another successful year. But to do that, they have to grind it out in their training sessions.  Although their season is months away, softball workouts started at the beginning of the school year. Through these workouts, the Scots...

Boys JV soccer dominates Mills in preseason scrimmage

Sam Stabinsky, a freshman, dribbles the ball down the field.

Larkin Chock, Staff Writer

November 20, 2019

The boys JV soccer team swiftly shut down Mills High School in a short preseason match with a final score of 7-0. The Scots were quick to gain control of their first game, scoring three goals less than 10 minutes into the first half. “The opposing team wasn’t very strong, so we were able to...

Scots soar past Lincoln in triumphant win

Aylin Salahifar defends the point guard as she dribbles the ball.

Ari Ravi, Staff Writer

November 20, 2019

Carlmont JV girls basketball team exited Stogner Gym victoriously after defeating Abraham Lincoln High School in their first scrimmage of the season. On Nov. 19, the Scots dominated on the court for all 48 minutes of the game. Because of their smart passes, good shots, and strong defense, they were...

Runners compete for a chance at State Championships

More than 130 girls from 18 Division 1 schools around the Bay and beyond compete for a spot at State during the CCS Championships. As the race beings, the girls start a descend down a dusty hill into a one-mile loop.

Kimberly Mitchell, Staff Writer

November 17, 2019

As the boys and girls of Carlmont's cross country team walked through the entrance to the Crystal Springs Cross Country Course, uncertainty filled the air. While the team swept both PAL Championship titles, Saturday's race was uncertain for the girls as their top three runners were injured and co...

Season preview: JV boys basketball has both new and returning faces

Sophomore guard Jono Sison works on his dribbling skills with freshman Trenton Corteway.

Anthony Eliopoulos, Staff Writer

November 16, 2019

Carlmont's JV boys basketball team prepares for their upcoming season with returning players, new players, and a new assistant coach.  Next to veteran coach James Jewett is coach Suhail Mohammadi. Mohammadi, who the players refer to as "Coach Su," is himself a Carlmont alum. Mohammadi was a very successfu...

The bench acts as a catalyst to uplift Carlmont sports games

Joe Seaman, a senior and a boys varsity basketball player, finds the bench gives the opportunity to bond with his teammates.

Lexi Romanowsky, Staff Writer

November 14, 2019

Whether it be a benchwarmer, backup, or sub, starting a game sitting on the sideline might be one of the most crucial positions on a Carlmont sports team. In sports, it is a common misconception that if players are on the bench, they are unskilled and aren't worth the team’s time or energy. After...

Seniors are emotional after heartbreaking loss to rival Sequoia

Carlmont lines up, ready to snap the ball on second down.

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

After losing a few points in a row, Nadia Fedotova, Keani Haake, and Chianti Raddavero focus on the next point.

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...

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