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Carlmont JV softball defeats Burlingame in their final game

Carlmont JV softball defeats Burlingame in their final game

Lucy Gibbs, Staff Writer

May 14, 2017


Filed under Sports

Carlmont's JV softball team has been dominating their opponents all season. And even though their offense started off slow against the Panthers on April 11th, the Scots prevailed 7-2 in the final game of the season. Carlmont was eager to end their season on a high note, and the stakes were high ent...

Scots badminton wins in a close game over Aragon

Scots badminton wins in a close game over Aragon

Briana McDonald, Staff Writer

March 16, 2017


Filed under Sports

It was a close game for the Scots badminton team against Aragon on March 14, but they were able to finish with a win. Carlmont won 8 out of the 15 matches, defeating Aragon by just one match. A challenging face-off was predicted by head coach Nathan Liang. “It was going to be a hard match and ...

JV boys soccer defeated by Aragon Dons

JV boys soccer defeated by Aragon Dons

Adrian Cunningham, Staff Writer

February 4, 2017


Filed under Sports

Apparently, the third time is not the charm. The JV boys soccer team learned this lesson the hard way after a disappointing 5-1 loss to the Aragon Dons. The loss on Feb. 3 was hardly the way to finish off the week, after losing their previous two games: Monday against Sequoia, and Wednesday against...

Carlmont vs. Sequoia basketball game

Carlmont vs. Sequoia basketball game

Izzy Mitchell, Staff Writer

January 20, 2017


Filed under Scot Scoop 360

Izzy Mitchell showcases the Carlmont Basketball quad game against Sequoia.

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...

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...

First football game of the year at Aragon

First football game of the year at Aragon
August 28, 2016 Aragon vs. Carlmont

Izzy Mitchell, Staff Writer

August 28, 2016


Filed under Scot Scoop 360

Izzy Mitchell showcases the first football game of the year at Aragon high school.

Kobe finishes career with a bang

Kobe finishes career with a bang

Seiya Mirande, Staff Writer

April 20, 2016


Filed under Sports

All good things must come to an end. On Tuesday, April 14, basketball legend Kobe Bryant played his final game in the NBA, as he plans to retire after this year. Prior to the beginning of the NBA season, Bryant announced his retirement to the public. In his poem titled “Dear Basketball,...

Boys volleyball dominates in their first game

Boys volleyball dominates in their first game

Mackenzie O'Connell and Ivy Nguyen

March 12, 2016


Filed under Sports, Top News

Intensity flooded the court as the Scots boys volleyball team came together to win their first home game of the season. The bleachers filled up in the Scots Gym on March 10 as the boys volleyball team took the court for their first home game against Mills High School. A series of hits and blocked...

The Dons invade the Scots’ home turf

The Dons invade the Scots’ home turf

Mackenzie O'Connell, Staff Writer

January 29, 2016


Filed under Sports

Under the lights on Carlmont's home turf on Jan. 28, the Scots struggled to connect in communication and maintain a strong work ethic. The game resulted in a 2-0 loss against Aragon High School. Both teams played aggressively as the game began, yet the Scots were unable to find each other on...

JV boys soccer follows game plan to a victory

JV boys soccer follows game plan to a victory

Skylar Weiss, Staff Writer

January 22, 2016


Filed under Sports, Top News

Carlmont JV boys soccer was triumphant on home turf against South City on Jan. 20. Their continuously dedicated work ethic and aggressive offensive attitude led them to a 3-0 win. At the start of the game, both teams held equal amounts of possession. However, as the game progressed, the majority...

‘The Shannara Chronicles’ may be the next ‘Game of Thrones’

‘The Shannara Chronicles’ may be the next ‘Game of Thrones’

Jason Zheng, Staff Writer

January 11, 2016


Filed under A&E, Top News

When "The Shannara Chronicles" premiered on Jan. 5, it was toted as a worthy follow-up to HBO’s "Game of Thrones." While the two series do bear a similar fantasy-drama genre, "The Shannara Chronicles" showed great potential and setup. The main characters are younger, and the show has plenty of magic...

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