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Bijan Khalili

Bijan Khalili, ScotCenter Sports/Columnist

Bijan Khalili is a senior at Carlmont High School. He is an athlete and plays soccer and basketball. He is a journalism student who enjoys sports writing.


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Kobe will go down as one of the greats in basketball history.

Mamba out: this night will live on in history

April 15, 2016

The night of April 13 was one that will live on forever in the basketball world. Two historical events occurred in one night: Kobe Bryant's last game, and the Golden State Warriors' chase for the best...

 Head Coach Steve Kerr of the Golden State Warriors talks strategy with the players.

Golden State Warriors: Can they beat the record?

March 28, 2016

To say the Golden State Warriors are having a good season would be an understatement. For the second year in a row, the Warriors are the team to beat with a stellar record. This year their record is...

Carlmont students donate blood to save lives – Bijan Khalili

March 14, 2016

Bijan Khalili reports on Carlmont High School's second blood drive of the year, which was a huge success with 75 students volunteering to donate.  

Carlmont Robotics prepares for competition – Bijan Khalili

February 29, 2016

Bijan Khalili covers the upcoming Carlmont Robotics tournament.    

Carlmont spreads awareness for breast cancer – Bijan Khalili

February 10, 2016

Bijan Khalili reports on Carlmont's efforts to spread awareness for breast cancer leading up to the "Quad" basketball game on Thursday, Feb. 11.

ScotCenter: Varsity Girls Soccer Takes Down Aragon Dons – Bijan Khalili

February 1, 2016

Bijan Khalili reports on Varsity Girls Soccer against the Aragon Dons at home on January 29.

ScotCenter: Overcoming Senioritis – Bijan Khalili

January 15, 2016

Bijan Khalili asks seniors and staff how to survive the final semester.

ScotCenter: Carlmont Spreads Awareness of Breast Cancer – Bijan Khalili

January 15, 2016

Bijan Khalili reports on Carlmont's efforts to spread awareness for breast cancer leading up to the "Quad" basketball game on Thursday, February 11th.

ScotCenter: Finals From a Teacher’s Perspective – Bijan Khalili

December 11, 2015

Bijan Khalili explores how finals season is for teachers.

ScotCenter: Men’s Varsity Preview – Bijan Khalili

November 23, 2015

Bijan Khalili reports on the upcoming 2015-2016 Carlmont mens's soccer season.

Varsity players on the sideline celebrate as senior Jake Kumamoto attempts to make a touchdown.

Sequoia holds on to Terremere Trophy

November 15, 2015

The Carlmont Scots took on Sequoia in the 62nd annual meeting for the Terremere trophy to close out the 2015 football season. "This is what we have been waiting for all year, to take back that trophy,"...

ScotCenter: After School App – Bijan Khalili

November 5, 2015

Bijan Khalili covers the impact of the new app, "After School," on Carlmont high school's student body.

ScotCenter: Fantasy Football – Bijan Khalili

October 26, 2015

Bijan Khalili discusses fantasy football, a very popular activity at Carlmont High School.B

ScotCenter: Homecoming Assembly – Bijan Khalili

October 26, 2015

Bijan Khalili covers Carlmont's annual Homecoming assembly.B

Quarterback senior Steven Palthe snaps the ball for senior Jake Kumamoto to run.

Jefferson battles Carlmont for the win

October 18, 2015

Carlmont (1-1 PAL Lake, 2-4 overall) hosted Jefferson (2-0, 5-1) Friday night in what seemed to be more of a battle than a game with the final score 21-14 in Jefferson's favor. Neither teams could...

In a split second, things can change drastically.

The struggle of staying involved while injured

September 30, 2015

Going to see three different specialists, fracturing three bones, and the worst part, waiting. As the team continues with their season, all you can do is wait. Wait to get healthy and in shape...

Carlmont Scots huddle together before they charge onto the field.

Carlmont has no answers for Menlo

September 29, 2015

As soon as the whistle was blown for the opening kick off, it was a one-sided affair. Carlmont High School took on Menlo, Friday night Sept. 26, at Woodside High with a final score of 42-0 in the Knights'...

LaMarcus Aldridge leaves Portland and makes his way to San Antonio.

Basketball advances during the off season

August 25, 2015

The 2015-2016 NBA season is already on its way, with teams making off season moves and getting young prospects looking to do big things from the draft. First up, the draft class of 2015 has been one...

Golden State Warriors sixth man Andre
Iguodala provided a spark off the bench with 16 points.

What the Warriors need to do

May 14, 2015

It appears to be to locked in. The Golden State Warriors closed out game five in a 98-78 victory on May 13, leading the series 3-2. Even though Memphis Grizzlies' top defender Tony Allen was not playing,...

Mayweather versus Pacquiao is said to be the fight of the century.

Pacquiao vs. Mayweather: more than just a fight

April 29, 2015

The highly publicized Floyd Mayweather Jr. versus Manny Pacquiao fight is finally happening on Saturday, May 2. People have been wanting to see this fight since 2009, and now it is becoming a reality. Of...

When it comes to playoffs, its too tough to decide.

NBA playoffs — the breakdown

April 9, 2015

The 2014-15 professional basketball season is coming to an end, which starts the always exciting postseason. Well, for the West Coast at least. The West is filled with many talented and competitive...

Anything is possible this March

March Madness holds endless surprises

March 26, 2015

One thing I admire about college basketball is that there's never a game that doesn't make you jump out your seat. When March Madness comes around, all the teams have the opportunity to have a clean...

Tight end Jimmy Graham Moves to Seattle in shocking trade.

The off season: trades, free agents, and trades

March 11, 2015

The end of the 2014-15 NFL season led to the start of off season transactions. Several shockers took place already, such as LeSean McCoy. The Philadelphia Eagles traded away McCoy to the Buffalo...

Derrick Rose goes down with another season ending injury

End of the road for Derrick Rose

February 25, 2015

Not once, not twice, but for the third time, Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose suffered a season ending injury. Rose reported early on Tuesday, Feb. 24 that he had right knee pain. An exam and an MRI...

The NBA All-Star game will take place in Brooklyn and New York City from Feb. 13-15.

All-Star rosters overlook the stars

February 5, 2015

You had a good season, you're definitely All-Star material, but your name doesn't get called for the ballot. Then you realize the All-Star game is not about your skill, but rather a popularity contest. For...

“I stay up late at night and often I don’t get enough sleep and I’m too tired the next day in class to stay focused,” said junior Erin Alonso.

Homework or procrastination — which is the problem?

January 23, 2015

“Finally I just got out of school.” “I’m so exhausted from my day, one hour of rest won’t hurt.” Does that hour turn into two, two turns into three and before you know it, it’s midnight...

Tom Brady steps back in the pocket and gets prepared to throw

Colts’ deflated ball allegations — a ridiculous excuse

January 21, 2015

From the start, there was absolutely no competition. It was a one sided affair, and it ended in the Patriot's favor with a final score of 45-7. The Indianapolis Colts and the New England Patriots had...

The new Big Three - Kyrie Irving, LeBron James, and Kevin Love.

Cavaliers fall short of expectations

January 9, 2015

Coming into this 2014-2015 National Basketball Association (NBA) season, the Cleveland Cavaliers (Cavs) were the team to beat. With a couple postseason moves, such as acquiring all-star Kevin Love and...

Head coach Steve Kerr talks strategy with superstar Stephen Curry

Golden State Warriors are the team to beat

December 7, 2014

At this point, can the Warriors even stop the Warriors? The Golden State Warriors are off to a strong start to the 2014-15 basketball season with a record of 16-2, giving them the best record in the...

Sequoia Cherokees keep the Carlmont Scots on their toes in the match up for the Terremere trophy.

Varsity football aims for improvement

November 16, 2014

Varsity football competed for the annual Terremere trophy at Sequoia on Friday, Nov. 14. The Scots finished their season against their rivals, the Sequoia Cherokees. "It has always been a big game...

Coach Richard Gianuario gives a victory speech after the game

Varsity football takes down Mills

November 3, 2014

One word sums up Carlmont's game against Mills High School: one-sided. The Scots beat the Vikings 34-14 on Saturday, Nov. 1. "As soon as the game started, we came out strong and we had the upper...

Running back Sami Makaafi sprints down the field, looking for the best way to advance the ball.

Carlmont’s second half effort cut short

October 18, 2014

Close, but not enough. Varsity football fell short to Capuchino High School in Carlmont's homecoming game, ending with a final score of 27-14. "We started out flat, and couldn't get anything going...

Canyon Regan at the hospital post-fracture.

Regan’s path to overcoming hardships

October 4, 2014

Early in the 2013 football season, junior varsity (JV) football player Canyon Regan broke his arm, missing his entire freshman football season. Regan was running the ball at practice when he was tackled,...

Scott Bachovich talking to the students


Scott Bachovich talking to the students

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