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The student news site of Carlmont High School in Belmont, California.

Scot Scoop News

The student news site of Carlmont High School in Belmont, California.

Scot Scoop News

Ava Farrell

Ava Farrell, Staff Writer

Ava Farrell is a sophomore and a first-year staff writer for Carlmont's Scot Scoop. Outside of school, she is on the swim and JV water polo teams.

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Second baseman Aidan O’Driscoll tags the runner  stealing second, getting him out.

JV baseball ties with Cougars

Ava Farrell, Staff Writer May 9, 2023

As the JV baseball team approaches the end of their season, their game against the Half Moon Bay Cougars resulted in a 5-5 tie on May 8. The game went smoothly until the seventh inning, with the Scots...

Sophomore Daniella Smit hits a line drive to center field.

Knights strike out Scots

Ava Farrell, Staff Writer April 20, 2023

As the JV softball team hits the peak of their season, they lost 6-3 after a long seventh inning to the Hillsdale Knights on April 19. The season is almost halfway over, but this was their first loss....

Sophomore Charlie Wescott gets ready for the faceoff to start the game.

[Photo] Live from the field: Carlmont falls to Palo Alto in league opener

March 29, 2023

Sophomore Charlie Wescott gets ready for the faceoff to start the game.

Freshman Adam Hyman plays midfield defense, trying to prevent the player from entering the box and scoring.

[Photo] Vikings squeeze narrow win over the Scots

March 22, 2023

Freshman Adam Hyman plays midfield defense, trying to prevent the player from entering the box and scoring.

A deeper look

Ava Farrell and Daniella Smit March 13, 2023

Each of our brains functions differently. They have different mechanics on what they do or don’t do when it comes down to lying.  “Most people are fairly good liars. But what we see is that people...

Childhood lying

Ava Farrell and Daniella Smit March 13, 2023

She walked into the classroom, went up to her teacher, and said her sister got attacked by an animal. Although this rarity has the potential to be accurate, it wasn’t.  This is an example of stories...

She crosses her fingers behind her back, excusing her from the “truth.”

Why lie?

Ava Farrell and Daniella Smit March 13, 2023

Lying is everywhere. Everyone does it, and that's the truth.  When it comes down to it, people all have the same intent when they lie: to benefit themselves. They hope their lies will produce the desired...

Lying in teenagers

Ava Farrell and Daniella Smit March 13, 2023

Like everyone else, teenagers lie. However, according to a study called “From Junior to Senior Pinocchio,” teenagers are likelier to lie. Any lie will be told to keep them out of trouble. The stereotype...

Even though the rain stopped on Tuesday, puddles still remain with future rain forecasted.

Wind, water, and sports

Ava Farrell, Staff Writer March 3, 2023

With the downpour in the Bay Area, sports games and practices have washed away.  As the spring sports teams are having their first games and meets, some have already been canceled due to the weather....

After days of rain, the softball field is covered in puddles.

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After days of rain, the softball field is covered in puddles.

Sophomore Anika Bock recuperates after scoring a goal.

[Photo] Scots redeem victory over Ravens

February 4, 2023

Sophomore Anika Bock recuperates after scoring a goal.

Smiles spark as senior Gavin Grivas picks up senior Luke Peasley for a little bit of fun.

Wrestling team reflects on upcoming season

Ava Farrell and Daniella Smit November 15, 2022

After a league-winning season last year, Carlmont’s wrestling team is preparing to perform this year. The popularity of wrestling is on the rise. More and more participation is seen within the sport,...

Sophomore Mia Hariri-Turner tips the ball over the net to give the Scots the point.

Scots declaw Panthers to become league champions

Ava Farrell and Daniella Smit October 23, 2022

The JV girls volleyball team wrapped up their final home game of the season on Oct. 20 by securing a 2-0 victory against the Burlingame Panthers.  The Scots easily won in two sets, 25-9 and 25-16....

Wide receiver Ryan Kwan runs the ball as others try to tackle him down.

Mustangs destroy Scots’ hopes of going undefeated

Ava Farrell and Daniella Smit October 4, 2022

At their home field on the Friday night of Sept. 30, Carlmont's JV football team took a fumble, suffering their first defeat of the season to the Capuchino Mustangs 32-16. The Scots were in the lead...

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