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Varsity football continues historic 4-0 record

Varsity football continues historic 4-0 record

Izzy Mitchell, Staff Writer

September 19, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top News

"Carlmont just played better," said Lincoln head coach Phil Ferrigno. The Scots did it again. For the first time in Carlmont varsity football history, the Scots hold a 4-0 record after defeating Lincoln High School on Sept. 15, 43-0. "I felt great winning because we've all put in the work to ...

Colin Kaepernick’s career takes a knee

Colin Kaepernick’s career takes a knee

Mona Murhamer, Staff Writer

September 12, 2017


Filed under News

The 2017 NFL season kicked off on Sept. 7, and neglected bringing one of its greats along for the ride. Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick officially took a knee on the season after being denied a contract with the Seattle Seahawks in June. The contract was instead given to Austin...

Varsity Football emerges victorious versus the Woodside Wildcats

Varsity Football emerges victorious versus the Woodside Wildcats

Izzy Mitchell, Staff Writer

September 3, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top News

The year of the Scots, possibly. Varsity football defeated Woodside High School 53-29 away on Sept. 1. The Scots demonstrated their grit and agility against Woodside, a team that Carlmont usually loses to. "Woodside is a B-level program. On paper, they are supposed to be better," said Carlmont...

Varsity football sets the tone for the season with a strong win

Varsity football sets the tone for the season with a strong win

Izzy Mitchell, Staff Writer

August 27, 2017


Filed under Sports

Even before the whistle blew, the Scots had decided they were not going to leave the field without a fight. This mentality translated directly into the game, as the Carlmont varsity football team defeated the Arroyo Dons 49-6 in their first game of the season on Aug. 25. Both teams tried to ...

Football prepares early for the upcoming season

Football prepares early for the upcoming season

Briana McDonald, Staff Writer

June 1, 2017


Filed under Sports

Carlmont football held practice on May 25 after school in the sunny weather.   The team prepares for the upcoming season early to become familiar with the new team and get in shape. Both the varsity and JV teams productively run through their practice to help them advance, allowing for an effect...

Terremere trophy stays with Sequoia for another year

Terremere trophy stays with Sequoia for another year

Izzy Mitchell, Staff Writer

November 6, 2016


Filed under Sports

Another game, another loss. In the last football game of the year, the Scots lost 50-13 on Nov. 4 against the Sequoia Cherokees. However, this game was not one-sided. Carlmont set the tone of the game with a defensive stop. Followed by a 65-yard touchdown run by junior Devon Sagon on the ensuing...

Varsity football season ends with disappointment

Varsity football season ends with disappointment

Nicole del Cardayre, Staff Writer

November 4, 2016


Filed under Sports

 Varsity football's season came to an end on Nov. 4 against Sequoia in a 30-23 loss. "Watching the team this season was super fun. They definitely improved from the beginning of the season and throughout it they put forth their best effort and never gave up," said junior Jessica Cramer. The team en...

Varsity football falls to Bearcats in homecoming game

Varsity football falls to Bearcats in homecoming game

Avery Adams, Staff Writer

October 15, 2016


Filed under Sports, Top News

The Scots remained forcible throughout the night despite falling to the San Mateo Bearcats 38-23 during their homecoming game on Oct. 14. Carlmont set an early precedent with two consecutive first downs and a field goal, gaining the initial lead 3-0 six minutes into the game. With 3:05 rema...

Varsity football continues winning streak against Mills

Varsity football continues winning streak against Mills

Izzy Mitchell, Staff Writer

October 9, 2016


Filed under Sports, Top News

Despite falling behind in the first quarter, the Carlmont Scots defeated the Mills Vikings 44-42, winning their second game in two weeks. Throughout the game, the offense was a key factor in the Carlmont win. "Our offense really came through for us against Mills because our defense was having a lot of t...

JV football dazzles in a strong win against Mills

JV football dazzles in a strong win against Mills

Ryan Geronimo, Staff Writer

October 8, 2016


Filed under Sports

Although they played on an unusually scheduled day, the JV football team played as if it was just another day on the field. On Oct. 6, they routed the Mills Vikings 42-0, improving their league record to 2-0. The first play of the game resulted in a touchdown from the 20-yard line by sophomore running ...

Varsity football surges to a strong win over El Camino

Varsity football surges to a strong win over El Camino

Avery Adams, Staff Writer

October 1, 2016


Filed under Sports

Yet again, Carlmont Scots fell behind early. But unlike their typical pattern, on Sept. 30 they shocked the crowd, or lack thereof, by coming back and beating El Camino High School 28-6. As the Scots looked to the stands after scoring their first touchdown, the usually unavoidable student section...

Varsity defeats Yerba Buena in their first win

Varsity defeats Yerba Buena in their first win

Izzy Mitchell, Staff Writer

September 11, 2016


Filed under Sports, Top News

For the first time this season, the Scots did not allow their opponents to take an early lead. Instead, Carlmont varsity started strong and kept that momentum for the whole game. Four minutes into the first quarter, Junior Demarii Blanks scored a touchdown followed by a two-point conversion. Blanks dominated...

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