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

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

Scot Scoop News

Rintaro Sato

Rintaro Sato, Staff Writer

Rintaro Sato is a junior in his second year of journalism and he hopes to bring his love of sports and research to Scot Scoop. Sato plays baseball at Carlmont as well as at GamePrep Baseball Academy and he enjoys watching and following various other sports along with baseball in his free time. Sato is also one of the junior class vice presidents for the Scots.

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Senior left-back Hayes Gaboury fights to keep possession of the ball.

[Photo] Scots open the season in a draw with Spartans

November 30, 2022

Senior left-back Hayes Gaboury fights to keep possession of the ball.

The Savannah Bananas have been immensely successful due to their unique fans first approach. Were not in the baseball business, were in the entertainment business, said owner Jesse Owens in a video on the Savannah Bananas social media.

Savannah Bananas: reimagining baseball

November 2, 2022

Bats lit on fire, players on stilts, dancing umpires. This isn't your everyday baseball game. It's Banana Ball. It's no secret that baseball has been declining in popularity, with World Series viewership...

Vigilantism is a complex topic that has commonly emerged in history.

[Photo] Unmasking the face of vigilante film

October 26, 2022

Vigilantism is a complex topic that has commonly emerged in history.

Freshman Alyssa Ison focused on an incoming hit from the Cougars as the Scots get ready to return fire.

Scots’ season wrap-up: Girls varsity volleyball

October 26, 2022

After a successful preseason, the Scots have battled through the Peninsula Bay league, landing in sixth place at the end of the season. After the Scots' 3-1 loss at Aragon yesterday, Scot Scoop put together...

Junior Evelyn Welton reaches for the ball.

Scots clip the Ravens’ wings in rivalry win

September 17, 2022

Carlmont varsity girls volleyball flocked into the win column Thursday in a sweep of three sets against a crosstown rival, Sequoia Ravens, backed with relentless energy and a strong defense. The game...

Scots gather at home plate after a home run. (Later disallowed)

[Photo] Carlmont comes up on top against Valley Christian

March 5, 2022

Scots gather at home plate after a home run. (Later disallowed)

High school steroids are a real problem, but the issue may be going under the radar. 
If people are using steroids, most of the time, they’re never going to get caught unless they are in a program that [tests for steroids], and we don’t have that at the high school level, said Carlmont administrative vice principal Grant Steunenberg.

Roid Rage: fighting against high school steroids

May 24, 2022

High school. A bustling environment filled with learning, friendship, and steroids? When one hears of a steroid scandal, our minds immediately think of the latest headlines in professional sports, such...

Monty, the longtime mascot of Carlmont High School, sits in the administration office.

The changing tide of mascots

April 7, 2022

The Washington Redskins. The Cleveland Indians. The Sequoia Cherokees. The Atlanta Braves tomahawk chop. The past few years have been marked with change as sports teams across the nation feel the pressure...

Junior Ava Conti throws six strong innings against San Mateo.

The Cats lose their bats in dominant Scots win

March 23, 2022

The varsity softball team started their league season strong with a commanding 12-1 victory backed with phenomenal pitching, clutch hitting, and poor defense by the Bearcats, putting a positive on a day...

Victor Nikolayev attempts to get past his opponent.

[Photo] Scots close out undefeated, scoreless season

February 13, 2022

Victor Nikolayev attempts to get past his opponent.

Enzo Carvalho-Goncalves, a junior, weaves his way through defenders for a layup.

Fan-fueled Scots dismantle Vikings in senior night victory

February 3, 2022

A special day for seniors turned out to be a special day for all, as the Carlmont varsity boys basketball team, energized by the opening of games to the general public, completely overpowered the now 0-8...

A fan watches the game from a courtside seat.

[Photo] Return of the Fans

February 3, 2022

A fan watches the game from a courtside seat.

Senior Kai Yoshida unleashes a powerful kick.

Tensions run high in thrilling Scots victory against Bears

January 14, 2022

Brown Bear, Brown Bear, what do you see? I see a Scots victory staring at me. The first league match for the Carlmont varsity boys soccer team did not disappoint, as the Scots fought neck-and-neck with...

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