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An athlete committed to her passion

An athlete committed to her passion

Jocelyn Moran, Social Media Team

April 22, 2014


Filed under Campus, Student Bios, Top News

It’s difficult for a teenager to discover what to pursue after high school, but that is not the case for sophomore Kayla Fong. Fong started playing soccer at the age of four after growing up with her two athletic brothers. “Growing up, I would always watch my brothers play sports and would always go to their games on the weekends. I wanted to be just li...

An athlete striving for his goals

An athlete striving for his goals

Jocelyn Moran, Social Media Team

February 19, 2014


Filed under Campus, Student Bios

The challenges, the accomplishments, and the determination are what motivate sophomore John Carlos Bran to strive in achieving his goals. Bran started playing soccer at the age of five, and has been playing it ever since. “I love playing soccer. I’ve played it since I was very young,” said Bran. “I...

An athlete on the rise

An athlete on the rise

Jocelyn Moran, Social Media Team

January 22, 2014


Filed under Sports

The passion for soccer is the key factor that motivates junior Brandon Magpayo to want to become a professional soccer player. Magpayo was born in Portugal and moved to the United States at the age of four. He started playing soccer at the age of three, and from then on realized he had a passion for...

Athlete of the Month: Rachel Bellin

Claudia Leist, Highlander Editor

June 3, 2013


Filed under As seen in print

From water polo to track, senior Rachel Bellin has managed to be successful while having fun throughout her high school career. She has played water polo and participated in track and field all four years at Carlmont, being the only girl hurdler for two years on the varsity track team. “I started...

Athlete of the Month: Ryan Hogan

June 3, 2013


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The Carlmont varsity baseball team incredible season. Much of this success can be accredited to newcomer and star pitcher Ryan Hogan. Hogan started playing baseball at the young age of four and was immediately recognized for his natural talent. He went on to become one of the top pitchers in little...

A day in the life of an athlete: Mark Vingralek

May 2, 2013


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Many students at Carlmont find it stressful enough just dealing with academics, but Mark Vingralek has a lot more on his plate than just school. Sporting a 4:28 mile, sophomore runner Mark Vingralek has proven himself to be one of the quickest long distance runners at Carlmont. However, this accomplishment...

Athlete of the month: Nico Camerino

May 2, 2013


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This season the boys varsity swim team has made great improvements. For the first time in almost ten years, the team is expected to be PAL league champions. A lot of this recent success can be attributed to sophomore all star Nico Camerino, this month’s top student athlete. Camerino started swimming...

Athlete of the month: Yash Malik

April 2, 2013


Filed under Sports

Since coming to America from Naipur, India, Carlmont senior Yash Malik has been making a lot noise out on the basketball court. “I started playing at four years old and I just grew an interest in it,” said Malik. Malik got his start playing basketball when his parents signed him up for basketball...

Athlete of the month: Michel Gonzalez

February 27, 2013


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Without knowing a single word of English, 13 year old Michel Gonzalez emigrated from his hometown of Havana, Cuba to Belmont, California; five years later he was the league offensive MVP for Carlmont’s PAL Champion soccer team. Although Gonzalez struggled at first with having to restart his life in...

Extraordinary athlete of the month: Elliot Surovell

Extraordinary athlete of the month: Elliot Surovell

April 18, 2012


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Senior Elliot Surovell is one of the top athletes on Carlmont’s track team, having broken numerous school records and placing in PALs for three consecutive years. Surovell’s personal records include a 49.23 second 400 meter dash, a 22.18 second 200 meter dash, and a 11.08 second 100 meter dash....

The price of being an athlete

The price of being an athlete

March 19, 2012


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[media-credit id=10 align="aligncenter" width="300"][/media-credit]Sports at Carlmont cost a lot of money, but where does all that money come from? “[The supplies fund this year] was used to fully or partially to pay for cross country uniforms, football helmets, knee pads, weight belts, flags and caps for water polo, team ...

Athlete of the month: Adam Fecher

Athlete of the month: Adam Fecher

March 19, 2012


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[media-credit name="Lisa Staton" align="alignnone" width="300"][/media-credit]As spring sports begin, many students prepare for their last season of high school sports before summer begins. For seniors, this will be their chance to prove themselves as superior high school athletes before their college career...

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