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Despite loss of sight, high schooler envisions and achieves

Despite loss of sight, high schooler envisions and achieves

Anna Delmas, Staff Writer

February 11, 2019


Filed under Features

Rio Popper has no eyes. When she was six months old, she was diagnosed with retinoblastoma, a very rare cancer that occurs in the retina of the eye. She is now one of the 20,000 children with this condition in the United States.   By age 2, doctors deemed it necessary to remove her left eye. Wh...

JV boys basketball suffer another loss in a battle against the Knights

JV boys basketball suffer another loss in a battle against the Knights

Natalie Doud, Staff Writer

January 31, 2019


Filed under Sports

The Scots fell short on Wednesday night after they were unable to close the gap, losing to Hillsdale’s JV boys’ basketball team with an ending score of 45-39. Hillsdale started the game off strong by winning the tip-off and taking the ball to their side, but both teams failed to score right away. The first quar...

Scots fall short against undefeated Vikings

Scots fall short against undefeated Vikings

Ayal Meyers, Staff Writer

January 16, 2019


Filed under Sports

In an average high school basketball game, each team fouls 11 times. Carlmont, however, fouled a season-high 23 times, while the Vikings used their zone defense to rattle the JV Scots. Mills High School's Vikings remain undefeated after a physical 58-51 battle on Tuesday night. When asked about the...

Girls varsity volleyball takes second loss to Woodside

Girls varsity volleyball takes second loss to Woodside

Audrey Luey, Staff Writer

October 17, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top News

After five nail-biting sets, the Woodside Wildcats defeated the Carlmont Scots, giving the Scots an official league record of 7-5. The Wildcats took the lead of the first set, but a double block by Tiara Testa, a senior, and Gaby Pierce, a junior, led the Scots to tie up the score 5-5. The two teams ...

Boys’ varsity volleyball suffers a disappointing loss against the Dons

Boys’ varsity volleyball suffers a disappointing loss against the Dons

Mia-Isobel Craig, Staff Writer

March 18, 2018


Filed under Sports

Smack! The libero dives for the ball, but it's too late. Aragon High School wins 3-0, leaving Carlmont dissatisfied, and a bit angry. "We need to start cutting more people," said a player who wishes to remain anonymous, annoyed at how the game ended. The game started off with Carlmont makin...

JV girls’ basketball disappointed after loss against the Bears

JV girls’ basketball disappointed after loss against the Bears

Mia-Isobel Craig, Staff Writer

January 14, 2018


Filed under Sports

The JV girls' basketball team kicked off Carlmont's first quad game of the basketball season in the Carlmont vs. Menlo Atherton (MA) home game on January 12 but ultimately fell short and led to the first loss of the night. "We went into the game thinking that we were going to lose. As a team, we need...

Families gather to commemorate loss of loved ones

Families gather to commemorate loss of loved ones

Anna Feng, Staff Writer

November 24, 2017


Filed under News, Top News

For people who have lost friends or family to suicide, the International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day on Nov. 26 was a way to connect with others who understood what they were going through, as well as a way to heal from their loss. According to the website for the American Foundation for Suicide Prev...

Scots reflect on their first loss

Scots reflect on their first loss

Briana McDonald, Segment Producer

November 11, 2017


Filed under ScotCenter, ScotCenter: Sports

Briana McDonald reports on the end of the varsity football team's winning streak.

Varsity football falls to Sequoia in record-breaking season

Varsity football falls to Sequoia in record-breaking season

Izzy Mitchell, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top News

A second loss for the Scots in their hopeful and record-breaking season. On Nov. 3, Carlmont lost to Sequoia High School 13-7  in a nail-biter game that went into overtime for the battle of the Terremere Trophy. Prior to the rival game, Sequoia had an overall record of 3-5 and only recently b...

Community mourns the loss of freshman student

Community mourns the loss of freshman student

Connor Lin, Staff Writer

October 3, 2017


Filed under Campus, Top News

A Sequoia High School freshman passed away in an apparent suicide on Sept. 26. The incident occurred at the Whipple Avenue railroad crossing in Redwood City, where a southbound Caltrain hit 14-year-old Holly Spalletta. Since the tragedy, Sequoia Union High School District (SUHSD) members, students, an...

Community mourns the loss of Liggett

Community mourns the loss of Liggett

Izzy Mitchell, Staff Writer

June 7, 2017


Filed under News, Top News

A Carlmont legend, coach, and teacher, Jim Liggett, passed away on June 4 at the age of 76. Liggett invested over 40 years into the wellbeing of the Carlmont community. Liggett started running the Carlmont softball program in 1976 and holds a state record of 1,009 wins. His teams never failed...

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