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Lacrosse prepares for upcoming season

Lacrosse prepares for upcoming season

Kelsey Chandra, Staff Writer

February 26, 2017


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Drills, conditioning, and scrimmages. Every practice for the boys’ lacrosse team involves different methods for them to improve their abilities. The team spends almost every evening working hard so that they triumph in their games. They practice as a team so they can play just as well as a team....

Girls soccer season ends before CCS

Girls soccer season ends before CCS

Mackenzie O'Connell, Staff Writer

February 23, 2017


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After adding many young players and developing the team over the Winter season, the varsity soccer team's season came to an end without a place in the CCS playoffs. Due to some girls that graduated, the varsity team took on many new players, including six freshman. The team learned to play with ea...

Carlmont varsity swim team rides the wave into a new season

Carlmont varsity swim team rides the wave into a new season

Daniel Friis, Staff Writer

February 16, 2017


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Champions It’s something sports team strives to be one day. It’s what motivates them to practice every day and become the best. Last year, the boys varsity swim team put in the work achieved this feat by winning the Peninsula Athletic League (PAL). “I think what made our team so success...

The Scots tie Wildcats in away match

The Scots tie Wildcats in away match

Nour Zabaneh, Staff Writer

February 16, 2017


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Carlmont pushed through one more game overcoming many injuries and fatigue from their long season. On Feb. 15, the boys varsity soccer tied 0-0 away against Woodside High School. “The boys played well with all things considered. We are very knackered because there has been a lot of footba...

Scots end season with win over Capuchino

Scots end season with win over Capuchino

Briana Mcdonald, Staff Writer

February 15, 2017


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The Scots varsity boys basketball team was able to finish with a strong lead against Capuchino in their win on Feb. 14. A high-intensity matchup was played for the last game of the regular season, with both teams going back and forth. Yet the Scots were able to accomplish a win due to their motiva...

Freshmen basketball takes a close loss to Mills

Freshmen basketball takes a close loss to Mills

Lucy Gibbs, Staff Writer

February 13, 2017


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Although Carlmont's freshmen girls started strong, this intensely close game eventually went the other way despite the Scots best efforts. The two teams met on Feb. 11 and played an aggressive, tight game. No team lead by more than five points throughout the entire game. With the final score at 28-2...

The Scots tie the Panthers on senior night

The Scots tie the Panthers on senior night

Mackenzie O'Connell, Staff Writer

February 10, 2017


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The Lady Scots stormed up the field as they played with motivation in honor of the seniors under the pouring rain. On Feb. 9 the Scots played a rough game against the Panthers. Though the weather conditions caused the field to be slippery, and the ball was hard to control the Scots kept the ball on the...

Boys varsity defends home turf in thriller

Boys varsity defends home turf in thriller

Jonny Pappas, Staff Writer

February 9, 2017


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With the starting senior center-back Jack Mclean out with a knee injury, the team had to rally behind junior Ethan Leong and boy did he step up. On Feb. 8 the Scots beat Menlo-Atherton 3-2 on a late go-ahead penalty shot goal by senior captain Dro Avetian. The game got off to a roaring start as...

Scots achieve goal of defeating Capuchino

Scots achieve goal of defeating Capuchino

Katrina Wong, Staff Writer

February 8, 2017


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Carlmont girls varsity beat Capuchino High School 4-0 on Feb. 7, increasing their total league wins to 5 this season. “We definitely improved from the start of the season by learning how to move together, get the ball up, and playing off of each other. This comes from learning how your teammate...

Scots comeback falls short against Menlo-Atherton

Scots comeback falls short against Menlo-Atherton

Nathan Zamecki, Staff Writer

February 5, 2017


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It was a chilly rainy day on Feb. 4, but that didn’t stop the Menlo- Atherton Bears and the Carlmont Scots from giving all they had in their game. The Bears took the victory, but the Scots freshman team did everything they could to fight all the way through. “The boys showed a lot of heart...

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...

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