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

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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

Soleil Dam

Soleil Dam, Scot Scoop Editor

Soleil Dam is a junior at Carlmont High School and in her second year with the journalism program. She's been playing volleyball for over five years and loves to cook and bake in her free time. To see her portfolio, click here.

Twitter: @soleildam

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Adam Silver, the NBA’s commissioner, gives a speech to the NBA’s board of governors.

NBA play-in tournament has mixed reactions

May 1, 2021

The NBA has opted to have a short tournament at the end of the regular season to determine the final four teams in the 2021 playoffs. The NBA’s board of governors elected to call it a play-in tournament,...

Scots’ defense hustles to tackle the Vikings’ running back.

Scots dominate the Vikings

April 10, 2021

In their last home game of the season, Carlmont’s JV football team defeated Mills. While this was the first game of the Vikings' season, the opponent's lack of season playing experience did not guarantee...

Women represent the feminist movement on the court and field.

Feminism takes the field

March 11, 2021

Over the years, women have struggled to find a voice, especially in the world of sports. However, recently many women are being recognized for their professional sports-related achievements and are inspiring...

A stack of Amazon boxes on the front porch of a home.

Selfishness on the rise

February 15, 2021

Power and success always go hand in hand. To achieve success, we often hear about working hard and being kind. However, the most influential people do not get there by ordinary means.  Jeff Bezos,...

Rule 600 requires student-athletes to choose between playing for Carlmont or playing for their club team.

Rule 600 limits student-athletes

February 11, 2021

Rule 600 is a regulation created by the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) that mandates student-athletes to only play for one team during a single season. In other words, it forces players to...

Lindsay Roth, a sophomore, hits off the tee in an at-home practice.

Motivations alter when working out in quarantine

January 21, 2021

As the amount of COVID-19 cases rise, student-athletes are forced to continue practicing at home. Without regularly scheduled face-to-face practices, many athletes are struggling to find the motivation...

Trevor Douglis, a senior, takes a shot during a Carlmont lacrosse game.

Collegiate sports prove to be the ultimate trophy

December 1, 2020

The ultimate dream for most student-athletes is playing at the collegiate level. However, the college recruiting process is extensive and often difficult. As a result, many athletes get recruiting help...

Ella Yee, a sophomore, sports her Scots gear in an at-home practice as she prepares for the upcoming school season.

Some student-athletes do not have an offseason

November 10, 2020

Although most student-athletes at the high school level play club and school sports, some have a preference. A percentage of student-athletes play one or the other because they feel one team has more benefits,...

Kiana Domingo, a sophomore, finds a new place to practice while the Carlmont gyms are closed.

Pandemic guidelines: a new ball game for Carlmont athletics

October 20, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has not only delayed Carlmont's sports seasons, it has also limited the way that coaches train and evaluate their athletes. Due to the setback, sports are now consolidated into...

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