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Varsity badminton starts off season smashing

Varsity badminton starts off season smashing

Katrina Wong, Staff Writer

March 9, 2017


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Armed with a racket and a single birdie, players face off in the first meet of the season. The only thing separating the rivals is the net placed between them. On March 7, Carlmont badminton won 14 out of the total 15 games played against Sequoia High School. This is the same result they achieved t...

Carlmont softball defeats Mountain View

Carlmont softball defeats Mountain View

Nour Zabaneh, Staff Writer

March 9, 2017


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There might be a new coach this season, but the Lady Scots are back with a championship in mind. On March 7, Carlmont varsity softball shut out Mountain View High School 8-0, maintaining their undefeated record. With strong leadership from first-year coach Marco Giuliacci, the Lady Scots have been a h...

Carlmont tennis suffers a loss to Menlo-Atherton

Carlmont tennis suffers a loss to Menlo-Atherton

Luke Adams, Staff Writer

March 7, 2017


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On March 6, the Carlmont boys tennis team suffered a 5-2 loss to Menlo-Atherton. However, the score did not tell the whole story. In a singles match, Thomas Reznik, a junior, defeated his opponent before the match could be completed because the Menlo-Atherton player withdrew because he was not feeling well. Thi...

Wildcats terminate Scots’ winning streak in CCS championship

Wildcats terminate Scots’ winning streak in CCS championship

Avery Adams

March 4, 2017


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Everything was left on the field: blood, sweat, and tears.  After a long, hard-fought journey, boys varsity soccer’s season came to an end after falling to the St. Ignatius Wildcats on March 3 during their CCS championship game. "It was an incredible experience to play on such a beautiful field with my teamma...

Mountain View Spartans dominate boys varsity lacrosse

Mountain View Spartans dominate boys varsity lacrosse

Trey Chock, Staff Writer

March 4, 2017


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The boys varsity lacrosse team suffered a 12-4 loss against the Mountain View Spartans in their second pre-season game on March 3. The Spartans were playing at a higher intensity as they managed to score goal after goal on the Scots, although the latter had managed to gain multiple points within the...

Scots advance to CCS final in stunning fashion

Scots advance to CCS final in stunning fashion

Jonny Pappas, Staff Writer

March 3, 2017


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He did it again. On March 1, the Scots took down Monterey High School winning in penalty kicks for the second straight game, and for the second straight game, keeper Peyton Young made back-to-back saves for the win. The game started off great as Dro Avetian, a senior, scored in the 17th minute ...

Varsity softball begins season with a win

Varsity softball begins season with a win

Aaron Moskovitz, Staff Writer

March 3, 2017


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“I expect that we will win this game. We have been working hard, so it should pay off and show in game situations,” said Ashley Trierweiler before the game on March 2. Presentation High School from San Jose went 17-10 last year, finishing in 11th place in the Central Coast Section. Comparatively,...

Strong performances fuel varsity girls lacrosse’s victory

Strong performances fuel varsity girls lacrosse’s victory

Adrian Cunningham, Staff Writer

March 3, 2017


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The frigid air could not hold off the blazing comeback cooked up by the Lady Scots. On March 1, the Carlmont girls varsity lacrosse team faced Sequoia for a head-to-head battle on Carlmont turf. The game opened quickly with Sequoia scoring the first goal of the game five minutes in after bursting...

The Padres take over the Scots’ court

The Padres take over the Scots’ court

Mackenzie O'Connell, Staff Writer

March 2, 2017


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The Scots got swept out by Serra as the Padres were an unstoppable force throughout the night taking advantage of Carlmont's court. On Feb. 28, the Scots lost all three sets against the Padres. Though the Scots put their best effort forward, the Padres team was more developed as the Carlmont varsity ...

Boys varsity lacrosse starts the season strong

Boys varsity lacrosse starts the season strong

Lucy Gibbs, Staff Writer

March 2, 2017


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Carlmont prevailed over Dougherty Valley with a final score of 7-6. The Dougherty Valley Wildcats traveled from San Ramon on Feb. 28 to face the Scots in the first game of the season. Tensions were high as the two teams lined up for the face-off. "I was kind of iffy on the team," said Jack Morris...

Carlmont swim team starts their preseason with a splash

Carlmont swim team starts their preseason with a splash

Madeline Smith-Morton, Staff Writer

February 27, 2017


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The Carlmont swim team began its preseason practices in order to prepare for their upcoming swim meets which start March 9. The practices are structured to push the swimmers to be focused and determined. Last year, Carlmont varsity boys competed very well at the Central Coast Section (CCS) an...

A test of testosterone: why boys don’t play volleyball

A test of testosterone: why boys don’t play volleyball

Trey Chock, Staff Writer

February 27, 2017


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“No, we don't wear spandex,” is the answer most male volleyball players give when asked about their sport. The use of the revealing clothing, commonly associated with women’s volleyball, is one of many stereotypes that plague volleyball today. With gender being a major topic in today’s soci...

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