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JV volleyball gets rattled in fall to San Mateo

Freshman Curly Raddavero spikes the ball over the net to San Mateo.

Lara Craciun, Podcast Producer

October 23, 2019

After an intense back and forth match, Carlmont girls JV volleyball fell short against San Mateo in two close sets. After losing 25-13 in the first set and 30-28 in the second, the Scots walked off the court with anger and frustration. They had beaten San Mateo the previous game at home, a win wh...

Girls JV water polo suffers second defeat to Notre Dame

Sophomore goalie Sydney Phan looks for an open player to pass the ball to.

Izzy Wilson, Staff Writer

October 22, 2019

The girls JV water polo team lost their second to last game to the Notre Dame Tigers in a quick match, 8-2. The teams previously played each other on Sept. 26, a game that also resulted in a loss for the Scots with a score of 8-2. The Tigers came into the game on Oct. 21 with high confidence due to...

Carlmont varsity football barely loses to San Mateo in overtime

Carlmont's offensive sets up to score a touchdown.

Niamh Marren and Joley Bove

October 20, 2019

In their head-to-head game against San Mateo, Carlmont varsity football lost during overtime in just a matter of seconds. Coming into this game, the Scots knew that San Mateo was an ever-improving team and would be a tough competitor. Quarterback Tim Netane said, "Lately San Mateo's program has been rising. They are a pretty go...

Athletic trainer gives the inside scoop on injury prevention

The athletic trainer's room is located under the gym facing the football field. Many athletes go here for assistance.

Claire Tseng, Staff Writer

October 19, 2019

Sports injuries are common among athletes and can have long-term effects, but many of these injuries are preventable. Jasyn Chidester is Carlmont High School's athletic trainer; it is his first year at Carlmont. Chidester was previously the head athletic trainer for club sports at Santa Clara Univ...

Carlmont emerges victorious against Terra Nova

Isabella Chu, a junior, goes up for a block against the opposing Terra Nova hitter.

Josh Barde, Segment Producer

October 19, 2019

Far away from home, Carlmont's girls varsity volleyball team pulled off a quick three-set win against Terra Nova. On Oct. 17, the Scots traveled to Pacifica, California, to face off against the Tigers. The first set was close. Terra Nova stayed right behind the Scots for the entire set. Still, Carlmont man...

Girls JV water polo suffers disheartening loss to Half Moon Bay

Sophomore Maya Lee finds  an open teammate to pass the ball to.

Amber Chia, Staff Writer

October 18, 2019

The girls JV water polo team lost to the Half Moon Bay Cougars in a quick 5-4 game which lasted less than an hour. Before the game, Carlmont's girls varsity water polo team beat the Cougars in eight quarters, four of which being overtime quarters. The additional quarters delayed the JV girls' game ...

Girls varsity water polo defeat the Panthers after four quarters of overtime

Half Moon Bay senior Lili Nelson aims for the goal.

Nadia Fedotova, Staff Writer

October 18, 2019

The varsity water polo team broke their 7-game losing streak in eight quarters on Thursday night. “This [four quarters overtime] has never happened before,” said Marina Ferme, a senior. Carlmont’s previous 7-4 victory over Half Moon Bay ensured that the Panthers were not going down with...

JV volleyball achieves first-place standing with strong victory

Freshman Curly Raddavero gets low in order to reach a pass from the opposing team.

Katie Wheeler, Staff Writer

October 16, 2019

In two intense sets, Carlmont’s girls JV volleyball skillfully took down the previously undefeated Menlo-Atherton Bears, taking control of the first-place spot in their league. This wasn't the only time the two teams have battled. When they first met on Sept. 19, the Scots suffered a loss. This t...

Scots on wrong end of history in loss to Knights

Jonaven Kuhn, a senior, cuts through the opening in the defense on a run.

Joshua Baxter, Staff Writer

October 12, 2019

Friday's game of Carlmont at Menlo was something never seen before. Not only was it Menlo's homecoming game, but it was also the first time in Menlo football history that they played a home game at night. The Scots suffered a 23-17 defeat to the Knights, who were led by quarterback Kevin Alarcon, a senior, and running back Samson Axe...

Scots eye league title after narrowly defeating Dons

Freshman hitter Curly Raddavero spikes the ball in the first set.

Tripp Garrish, Staff Writer

October 11, 2019

 The JV Carlmont girls volleyball team fended off a dynamic Aragon team in dramatic fashion to advance to 8-1 in league play.  After defeating the Dons 2-1 on Oct. 10, the Scots are in the hunt for a league title. This year's success is credited to certain teammates who have stepped into a leade...

Carlmont Scots conquer the Hillsdale Knights

Amanda Fraser runs across the court to set the ball.

Ari Ravi, Staff Writer

October 10, 2019

The Carlmont girls freshman volleyball team defeated Hillsdale in a quick two-set victory. The Scots played on Oct. 8 at their home court. They started the game with an early lead and never backed down after that. They beat the Knights 25-13 in the first set and 25-11 in the second. The girls were...

Scots slay the Knights in close battle

Freshman Curly Raddavero spikes a ball, scoring a point for the Scots.

Isabella Wesson, Staff Writer

October 9, 2019

Carlmont girls JV volleyball team encountered a head-to-head clash with the Hillsdale Knights, triumphant only due to their sudden surge of spirit.  The Scots started the game off strong on Oct. 8, winning the first set 25-17 and 28-26 in the second. Expecting little from the opposing team, Carl...

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