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Community mourns the loss of freshman student

Community mourns the loss of freshman student

Connor Lin, Staff Writer

October 4, 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...

Carlmont tennis suffers a loss to Menlo-Atherton

Carlmont tennis suffers a loss to Menlo-Atherton

Luke Adams, Staff Writer

March 7, 2017


Filed under Sports

On March 6, the Carlmont boys tennis team suffered a 5-2 loss to Menlo-Atherton. However, the score did not tell the whole story. In a singles match, Thomas Reznik, a junior, defeated his opponent before the match could be completed because the Menlo-Atherton player withdrew because he was not feeling well. Thi...

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...

Varsity takes crushing loss on senior night

Varsity takes crushing loss on senior night

Jonny Pappas, Staff Writer

January 30, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top News

Although the Scots got off to an eight-point lead out of the gate and seemed to have the momentum through the first three-quarters, they fell short. On Jan. 27, the boys varsity basketball team lost on senior night to longtime rival Woodside. The game started out fantastic for the Scots and the...

JV basketball reels over tough loss to Gators

JV basketball reels over tough loss to Gators

Jonny Pappas, Staff Writer

December 2, 2016


Filed under Sports, Top News

Although this was a preseason exhibition game, neither of the teams seemed to know that. The intensity throughout the game was extremely high, right down to the last shot. The lack of practice was very prevalent in the Scots play during the game, as they had numerous turnovers and mental mistakes. ...

Carlmont leaves the Bears’ court with a loss

Carlmont leaves the Bears’ court with a loss

Mackenzie O'Connell, Staff Writer

October 15, 2016


Filed under Sports

The first point of the game predicted the rest of the night as the Lady Scots fell to the floor in attempts to beat the number one team in the league. On Oct. 13 the varsity volleyball team lost all three straight sets to the Menlo-Atherton Bears. Though the Scots fought hard during the first set t...

Varsity water polo suffers first loss of season

Varsity water polo suffers first loss of season

Avery Adams, Staff Writer

September 15, 2016


Filed under Sports

Despite gaining the initial lead just seconds after the starting whistle, boys varsity water polo fell 16-7 to the Menlo-Atherton Bears on Sept. 14, experiencing their first loss of the season. The Scots were able to hold off their Menlo-Atherton opponents for the first two minutes after senior ...

Carlmont’s staying strong after their tough loss to Woodside

Carlmont’s staying strong after their tough loss to Woodside

Estella Lippi, ScotCenter Editor-in-Chief

September 7, 2016


Filed under ScotCenter

Estella Lippi reports on the varsity football game on Sept. 2.

Carlmont continues their slow start on opening night

Carlmont continues their slow start on opening night

Izzy Mitchell, Staff Writer

September 4, 2016


Filed under Sports

On Sept. 2, Carlmont varsity lost 50-28 at home to the Woodside Wildcats after a slow start that began with multiple errors, giving Woodside an early lead in the first quarter. However, Carlmont continued to build off from their strong second half with Aragon last week. The Scots were able to return...

JV baseball faces tough loss against rivals Sequoia

JV baseball faces tough loss against rivals Sequoia

Seiya Mirande, Staff writer

May 7, 2016


Filed under Sports

On Wednesday May 4, the Carlmont Scots JV baseball team faced off against the Sequoia Cherokees. A rivalry game, both teams were eager to come out on top. The Cherokees quickly got things going offensively. With the bases loaded and no outs, Sequoia’s McKinley Desbrisay drove in the first run o...

Varsity girls lacrosse fights to the finish

Varsity girls lacrosse fights to the finish

Skylar Weiss, Staff Writer

April 23, 2016


Filed under Sports

Varsity girls lacrosse lost to Lick-Wilmerding High School on April 22. A combination of minor technical errors and unlucky shots resulted in the 12-5 loss. The first face-off was won by the Tigers. Both teams dashed for the ball in hopes of scoring first. Lick-Wilmerding was able to maneuver...

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