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Anika Marino, a junior, practices shooting during a varsity team practice. Since players are not allowed to share equipment, coaches and athletes are finding other ways to improve players' skills.

Carlmont water polo dives back into training despite challenges

Rachel McCrea, Staff Writer October 7, 2020

Carlmont water polo jumped back into practices in mid-September, to the excitement of coaches and athletes. However, like most activities in 2020, training looks a little different this year. "Honestly,...

Eric Rado, who was promoted to head coach of varsity football ahead of the 2020 season, directs a pod through conditioning exercises.

Eric Rado takes reins as head coach of varsity football

Joshua Baxter, Staff Writer October 6, 2020

For the first time since the 2015 season, the Carlmont varsity football team will take the field without former head coach Jake Messina, who left his position after planning on moving. The resurgence...

In Yahoo pro leagues, players pay an entry fee to participate in fantasy football leagues to try and win a cash prize.

Competitive nature makes fantasy football fun for all

Joshua Baxter, Staff Writer September 16, 2020

With the first pick of the 2020 fantasy football draft, Happy Golladays selects Christian McCaffrey!  The time has come. With the conclusion of week one of the 2020 NFL season at the end of Monday...

The football field is empty in a time where fall sports would normally be getting underway. Because of COVID-19, all high school sports have been delayed, and season one of two is set to being in mid-December.

Plans for CCS sports are under development

Joshua Baxter, Staff Writer September 2, 2020

"Space: the final frontier." As the famous opening from the 1966 "Star Trek" TV series put it, space was the one place where humankind had not yet experienced, a place "where no man has gone before." However,...

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‘The Last Dance’ for the first time: Week four

Miles Ozorio, Scot Scoop Editor May 12, 2020

If you didn’t know, I play basketball —  I have since I was less than eight years old. I’d also be the first to tell you about the importance of strong team leadership, mostly because I’ve experienced...

Both Michael Jordan (right) and Scottie Pippen (left) won gold medals at the 1992 Olympics as part of the Dream Team.

‘The Last Dance’ for the first time: Week three

Miles Ozorio, Scot Scoop Editor May 5, 2020

It’s hard to make it through a school day without seeing a poster of Michael Jordan on a teacher’s wall. The stories of success and failure and game-winning shots are typical in high school classrooms....

Before Michael Jordan (left) and the Chicago Bulls took over the NBA, Isiah Thomas (right) and the Detroit Pistons momentarily ruled the league.

‘The Last Dance’ for the first time: Week two

Miles Ozorio, Scot Scoop Editor April 28, 2020

The "Bad Boys:" a group so infamous that even I, who was born 23 years after their last championship, know to be the most raunchy, dirty-playing dynasty to ever walk onto an NBA court. Led by Hall...

The Chicago Bulls' banners hang in their arena. All six of the Bulls' NBA Championships were won by Michael Jordan and company.

‘The Last Dance’ for the first time: Week one

Miles Ozorio, Scot Scoop Editor April 21, 2020

For young basketball players today, Jordan is a shoe brand first, a number second, and a string of highlights third. For those of us who can ball for more than 15 minutes without reawakening an old...

On Dec. 1 referee, Larry Scirotto, alerts the sideline of a reversed call during a Stanford vs. UNC Wilmington game.  The sideline reports the official ruling to the league.

Technology vs. Humanity

Arthur Goncalves and Aidan Kurt April 19, 2020

Both teams are a touchdown away from winning the National Football Conference (NFC) Championship. With two minutes left, Saints quarterback Drew Brees throws a spiral to teammate Tommylee Lewis, just...

On Thursday, March 12, SUHSD athletes were informed that, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all sports competitions between schools would cease.

Spring sports face challenges amid COVID-19 pandemic

Rachel McCrea, Staff Writer March 14, 2020

First, it was the NBA. Then, it was March Madness and Spring Training.  Now, it's the Sequoia Union High School District.  On Thursday, student-athletes and their families received news from Principal...

Kenny Lee, a junior, serves the ball across the court to his opponent.

Boys tennis bests Menlo Knights in 7-2 victory

Larkin Chock, Staff Writer March 12, 2020

Carlmont’s JV boys tennis team took down the Menlo Knights in a calming manner on Tuesday afternoon. Because the Scots had played Menlo-Atherton Bears on Monday, the JV Scots’ opponent switched...

Alyse Murray, a junior and co-captain of the JV softball team, winds up to hit the ball.

JV Softball surprises Mountain View with staggering loss

Kaylene Lin, Scot Scoop Editor March 8, 2020

Right off the bat, the JV softball team came out swinging and ended with a score of 16-1 against the Mountain View Spartans. Fresh from a win in a Half Moon Bay tournament on Feb. 29 and last year's undefeated...

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