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Miles Ozorio

Miles Ozorio, Scot Scoop Editor

Miles Ozorio is currently a senior and Scot Scoop Managing Editor who looks to tell the underlying story of emotion in sports. He plays basketball for Carlmont and is involved in sports organizations both inside and outside of school. To check out his portfolio, click here.

Twitter: @MilesOzorio

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A float of the Chicago Bulls’ mascot, Benny the Bull, takes flight in the United Center in 2016. The final week of ESPN’s doc-series, “The Last Dance,” saw the Bulls, led by Michael Jordan and company, win their final championship.

‘The Last Dance’ for the first time: Week five

May 19, 2020

The debate has reignited in the past couple days, but I’m sure it has gripped the sports world for the past couple decades: could Michael Jordan’s Bulls have won a seventh ring? Jordan’s answer...

In week four of ESPNs The Last Dance, Michael Jordan reflects further on his attitude towards basketball.

‘The Last Dance’ for the first time: Week four

May 12, 2020

If you didn’t know, I play basketball —  I have since I was less than eight years old. I’d also be the first to tell you about the importance of strong team leadership, mostly because I’ve experienced...

Both Michael Jordan (right) and Scottie Pippen (left) won gold medals at the 1992 Olympics as part of the Dream Team.

‘The Last Dance’ for the first time: Week three

May 5, 2020

It’s hard to make it through a school day without seeing a poster of Michael Jordan on a teacher’s wall. The stories of success and failure and game-winning shots are typical in high school classrooms....

Before Michael Jordan (left) and the Chicago Bulls took over the NBA, Isiah Thomas (right) and the Detroit Pistons momentarily ruled the league.

‘The Last Dance’ for the first time: Week two

April 28, 2020

The "Bad Boys:" a group so infamous that even I, who was born 23 years after their last championship, know to be the most raunchy, dirty-playing dynasty to ever walk onto an NBA court. Led by Hall...

The Chicago Bulls banners hang in their arena. All six of the Bulls NBA Championships were won by Michael Jordan and company.

‘The Last Dance’ for the first time: Week one

April 21, 2020

For young basketball players today, Jordan is a shoe brand first, a number second, and a string of highlights third. For those of us who can ball for more than 15 minutes without reawakening an old...

Danny Wilson, a senior, races a Mt. Pleasant defender to the ball during the second half. Mt. Pleasant would defeat Carlmont 2-0 to advance to the semifinals of Division II CCS.

Scots’ season is cut short in CCS Quarterfinals

February 23, 2020

The boys varsity soccer team was held goalless against the Mt. Pleasant Cardinals in the first round of Central Coast Section (CCS) play, eventually losing 2-0 to the lower-seeded team. The loss comes...

Kanye West released his ninth solo album, Jesus Is King, on Oct. 25 to mixed public response.

Opinion: Kanye’s ‘Jesus Is King’ is perfect

October 29, 2019

Let’s get this straight: Kanye doesn’t care what you think. He probably doesn’t care what anybody thinks. In fact, this attitude is most likely the reason you love him, or the reason you hate him. Yet,...

Freshman Joseph Matatyaou does a boardslide on a rail at the Foster City Skatepark. Matatyaou enjoys going to skateparks not only to skate, but also to meet new friends and be part of a community.

Hobby or sport?

October 15, 2019

The world of sports is being revolutionized.  For the American sports fan, there is now the decision between watching a videogame tournament and a World Series game. For the child growing up, it is...

The Golden State Warriors, led by Stephen Curry, have become the first team since the 60s to advance to five straight NBA Finals.

Opinion: Warriors make NBA boring

May 24, 2019

With the Golden State Warriors completing their sweep of the Portland Trailblazers on Monday night, the NBA trophy is looking like it going to be coming back to the bay for the fourth time in five years....

Bradley Croshal, a sophomore, hits a ball to left field during Carlmonts blowout win on Wednesday.

JV baseball mercy rules Sacred Heart Prep

May 3, 2019

The Carlmont JV baseball team handily defeated conference opponent Sacred Heart Prep in a five-inning bout on Wednesday, May 1. The Scots took care of business on a sunny afternoon at Carlmont, maintaining...

Politics must be set aside so that a solution to gun violence can be discovered through research.

Opinion: Gun violence should be addressed through research

April 20, 2019

Parkland was a year ago. Sandy Hook was more than six. Schools do not seem any safer. Nowhere does. Lockdown drills always get us out of class for ten minutes, but still, for most Americans,...

Adam Fox, a junior, chases a Serra attacker outside the crease.

Scots lacrosse suffers disappointing loss at Serra

April 14, 2019

The boys varsity lacrosse team was unable to catch up against the high-scoring Serra Padres in a non-conference game on Saturday, April 13. The match, which ended with a final score of 18-6, snapped...

The UEFA Champions League is played September through June and involves Europes top teams.

Champions League round of 16 brings soccer to school

March 15, 2019

With the UEFA Champions League tournament inching further to its final on June 1 in Madrid, Spain, fans around the world are tuning into their screens to see how Europe’s most prestigious soccer tournament...

Gavin Blodgett, a senior, is congratulated by a coach during his senior night ceremony.

Scots soccer falls short on senior night

February 15, 2019

The boys varsity soccer team suffered a close 1-0 loss to Aragon during senior night on Wednesday, Feb. 13. Despite their loss, the team still had a positive senior night as they advanced to CCS playoffs....

Sammy Bean, a senior, contests a shot during the first half.

Scots get blowout win in first home quad of season

January 19, 2019

In their first home quad game of the season, the Scots maintained their near-perfect record, showing many students and fans just how good they really are. The boys varsity basketball team defeated rival...

Found all around the Peninsula, electric vehicle charging stations are becoming more and more common.

Electric cars: the future of road travel

January 17, 2019

The ignition switches and the engine starts with a roar. A sheet of cold morning mist covers the air, and as you take a breath, steam escapes your mouth. Simultaneously, a dry smoke begins to leak out...

Kaylee Leong, a senior, takes a defender down the wing during the first half.

Girls varsity soccer holds out in 1-0 win against Hillsdale

December 4, 2018

The girls varsity soccer team defeated the Hillsdale Knights with help from an early goal by Samantha Phan, a junior, on Monday, Dec. 3. In only their fourth game of the season, the Scots lacked some...

Freshman Alexander Viatchenko-Karpinski nutmegs a defender in midfield during a scrimmage.

Staggering number of freshmen try out for boys soccer

November 9, 2018

An overwhelming amount of freshmen came out on Monday, Oct. 29, to try out for the freshman and JV boys soccer teams. Along with the freshmen, many sophomores and juniors also came out to compete for...

Freshman Jordan Yee serves the ball in an attempt to win a point for the Scots during the first set.

Girls JV volleyball bounces back in thrilling win against Burlingame

October 19, 2018

After three close sets, Carlmont’s girls JV volleyball team upset Burlingame on Thursday night, Oct. 18. After suffering a disheartening loss to Woodside on Tuesday, Oct. 16, the Scots rallied to...

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