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Girls’ basketball season starts off in high spirits

Girls’ basketball season starts off in high spirits

Kylie Lin, Staff Writer

November 7, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top News

It's the beginning a new basketball season, and that means new lineups have been selected for the girls' varsity, junior varsity, and freshmen teams. Tryouts were held from Oct. 30 to Nov. 1, and practices began on Thursday, Nov. 2. Due to the large number of senior players on the team in 2016-2017,...

Girls’ tennis fights for the win against the El Camino Colts

Girls’ tennis fights for the win against the El Camino Colts

Aaron Trierweiler, Staff Writer

October 30, 2017


Filed under Sports

The Lady Scots competed at home against the El Camino Colts in the PAL tournament on Oct. 25 to see who would play against Aragon the next day. The Lady Scots, being second place in the Bay Division, played the Lady Colts, who are first place in the Ocean division. The Bay division represents vario...

JV girls’ water polo celebrates a victory against Menlo

JV girls’ water polo celebrates a victory against Menlo

JV girls water polo celebrates a victory against Menlo

Sarah Cheung reports on Carlmont's second water polo game of the 2017 season.

Sarah Cheung, Segment Producer

September 20, 2017


Filed under ScotCenter, ScotCenter: Sports

Sarah Cheung reports on Carlmont's second water polo game of the 2017 season.

Girls track dominates PAL championships

Girls track dominates PAL championships

Samantha Dahlberg, Staff Writer

May 17, 2017


Filed under Sports

The Carlmont girls track team sprinted past their rival schools and claimed first place during PAL championships at Westmoore High School on May 13. The team score consisted of 99 points while the second place score from Aragon was 59.33 points. This year the Carlmont track team hired James Jewett, a new coac...

Gender stigma plays a role in sports

Gender stigma plays a role in sports

Adriana Kurtovich, Staff Writer

March 13, 2017


Filed under Features

Today's society often portrays men as more superior in sports compared to women. However, this is not always the case. The number of female athletes at NCAA schools has increased from about 30,000 to over 193,000 since 1972, but women still have many fewer participation opportunities than men do according...

Girls varsity softball has big shoes to fill

Girls varsity softball has big shoes to fill

Daniel Friis, Staff Writer

March 10, 2017


Filed under Sports

On April 12, 2016, former varsity softball head coach, Jim Liggett made history when he won his 1000th career high school softball game. Liggett, who had coached at Carlmont High School for 41 years, led the Scots to 28 league championships and had 40 of his players receive scholarships to play in c...

Strong performances fuel varsity girls lacrosse’s victory

Strong performances fuel varsity girls lacrosse’s victory

Adrian Cunningham, Staff Writer

March 3, 2017


Filed under Sports

The frigid air could not hold off the blazing comeback cooked up by the Lady Scots. On March 1, the Carlmont girls varsity lacrosse team faced Sequoia for a head-to-head battle on Carlmont turf. The game opened quickly with Sequoia scoring the first goal of the game five minutes in after bursting...

Girls Varsity Basketball cruises in first CCS match

Ryan Geronimo, Segment Producer

February 26, 2017


Filed under ScotCenter, ScotCenter: Sports

Ryan Geronimo reports on the girls varsity basketball team's first postseason match against Salinas High School.

Girls soccer season ends before CCS

Girls soccer season ends before CCS

Mackenzie O'Connell, Staff Writer

February 23, 2017


Filed under Sports

After adding many young players and developing the team over the Winter season, the varsity soccer team's season came to an end without a place in the CCS playoffs. Due to some girls that graduated, the varsity team took on many new players, including six freshman. The team learned to play with ea...

Freshmen basketball takes a close loss to Mills

Freshmen basketball takes a close loss to Mills

Lucy Gibbs, Staff Writer

February 13, 2017


Filed under Sports

Although Carlmont's freshmen girls started strong, this intensely close game eventually went the other way despite the Scots best efforts. The two teams met on Feb. 11 and played an aggressive, tight game. No team lead by more than five points throughout the entire game. With the final score at 28-2...

Scots achieve goal of defeating Capuchino

Scots achieve goal of defeating Capuchino

Katrina Wong, Staff Writer

February 8, 2017


Filed under Sports

Carlmont girls varsity beat Capuchino High School 4-0 on Feb. 7, increasing their total league wins to 5 this season. “We definitely improved from the start of the season by learning how to move together, get the ball up, and playing off of each other. This comes from learning how your teammate...

JV Girls basketball takes home a win against Woodside

JV Girls basketball takes home a win against Woodside

Madeline Smith-Morton, Staff Writer

January 29, 2017


Filed under Sports

Right from the jump JV girls basketball team took the lead and held it against Woodside in their win on Jan. 27. The Scots' team went wild when sophomore Evelyn Gordy scored the first point. Carlmont would stay in the lead for the rest of the game.  Throughout the first quarter, Carlmont main...

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