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Varsity soccer regains first place in their division

Varsity soccer regains first place in their division

Lizzy Hall, Staff Writer

February 5, 2017


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Carlmont varsity soccer has been having a strong season thus far. With a record of 9-3, the Scots have been improving consistently throughout the season. The game against Aragon was vital as the Dons and Scots were tied for the top seat in their division before the game on Feb. 3. Although Carlmont...

JV boys soccer defeated by Aragon Dons

JV boys soccer defeated by Aragon Dons

Adrian Cunningham, Staff Writer

February 4, 2017


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Apparently, the third time is not the charm. The JV boys soccer team learned this lesson the hard way after a disappointing 5-1 loss to the Aragon Dons. The loss on Feb. 3 was hardly the way to finish off the week, after losing their previous two games: Monday against Sequoia, and Wednesday against...

Menlo-Atherton takes home a win from the Scots

Menlo-Atherton takes home a win from the Scots

Mackenzie O'Connell

February 2, 2017


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Cleats tear up the turf field as the Lady Scots attempted to best the Bears under the Carlmont lights. On Jan 31 the Scots took on Menlo-Atherton in hopes to make up their previous defeat to the Bears. Though both teams played hard, the Bear skills and speed allowed them to take another win on Ca...

JV Girls basketball takes home a win against Woodside

JV Girls basketball takes home a win against Woodside

Madeline Smith-Morton, Staff Writer

January 30, 2017


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Right from the jump JV girls basketball team took the lead and held it against Woodside in their win on Jan. 27. The Scots' team went wild when sophomore Evelyn Gordy scored the first point. Carlmont would stay in the lead for the rest of the game.  Throughout the first quarter, Carlmont main...

Varsity takes crushing loss on senior night

Varsity takes crushing loss on senior night

Jonny Pappas, Staff Writer

January 30, 2017


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Although the Scots got off to an eight-point lead out of the gate and seemed to have the momentum through the first three-quarters, they fell short. On Jan. 27, the boys varsity basketball team lost on senior night to longtime rival Woodside. The game started out fantastic for the Scots and the...

Varsity soccer beats Rams for another win

Varsity soccer beats Rams for another win

Nour Zabaneh, Staff Writer

January 26, 2017


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The Scots maintained their first place record with a 4-1 win over Westmoor High School on Jan. 25. “I think we executed very well and even though we came out with a victory we still have room for improvement,” said senior Dro Avetian. In the first half of the game, the Scots dominated the play and ...

Girls basketball finishes strong against rival

Girls basketball finishes strong against rival

Jordan Hanlon, Staff Writer

January 21, 2017


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Carlmont's girls basketball team had a quick start to the game as they won the jump against Sequoia. The Screaming Scots cheered wildly as freshman Catherine Dahlberg made the first basket of the game for the Scots. Carlmont's strong start ended after getting the ball stolen from them twice causing...

Carlmont takes a tough loss to Menlo-Atherton

Carlmont takes a tough loss to Menlo-Atherton

Nour Zabaneh, Staff Writer

January 16, 2017


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Carlmont boys varsity basketball showed a promising start but eventually fell to Menlo-Atherton 49-64 on Jan. 13.   “We started off very poorly, but after that first quarter we looked like a completely different team,” said Menlo-Atherton head coach Mike Molieri. Beginning the first quarte...

Varsity soccer wins stunner at Avaya

Varsity soccer wins stunner at Avaya

Jonny Pappas, Staff Writer

December 11, 2016


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Although they were playing in a professional stadium, in front of a crowd, and with a man down on defense, the Scots didn't seem to mind at all. On Dec. 9, they beat Saint Ignatius 1-0 on a late game goal by senior captain Dro Avetian. The game started off slow and full of mental mistakes by both ...

JV soccer claws at the Panthers for another victory

JV soccer claws at the Panthers for another victory

Mackenzie O'Connell, Staff Writer

December 10, 2016


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The JV girls soccer team earned a victory against Presentation High School under the sprinkling rain on Carlmont's home field. Though the ball and field were slippery, the Lady Scots were able to keep control of the ball on Dec. 7  and execute a 2-1 win against the Panthers. The Scot's adrenaline throughout the ma...

Girls varsity basketball falls to Los Gatos

Girls varsity basketball falls to Los Gatos

Nour Zabaneh, Staff Writer

December 6, 2016


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All though losing to Los Altos, Carlmont girls varsity basketball's tight bond and strong leadership is a win for the team On Dec. 5, Carlmont played a strong game but lost to Los Gatos. Both teams came out intensely in the first quarter and it was evident that it was going to be a good matchup. Ending the first...

JV basketball reels over tough loss to Gators

JV basketball reels over tough loss to Gators

Jonny Pappas, Staff Writer

December 2, 2016


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Although this was a preseason exhibition game, neither of the teams seemed to know that. The intensity throughout the game was extremely high, right down to the last shot. The lack of practice was very prevalent in the Scots play during the game, as they had numerous turnovers and mental mistakes. ...

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