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Mustangs victorious over Lady Scots

Mustangs victorious over Lady Scots

Sophie Lynd, Staff Writer

November 15, 2017


Filed under Sports

Drive down the court. Pass. And shoot. Basketball season has officially begun, and the Varsity Lady Scots put up a tough fight against the Lincoln High Mustangs in their first scrimmage of the year. Both teams played fairly conservatively throughout most of the first quarter. Minimal defense and lack of offense kept th...

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.

Scots win a close game over San Mateo

Scots win a close game over San Mateo

Briana McDonald, Segment Producer

November 11, 2017


Filed under ScotCenter, ScotCenter: Sports

Briana McDonald reports on the Carlmont football game against the San Mateo Bearcats on Friday, Oct. 6.

Varsity volleyball beats the Tigers 3-0 on senior night

Varsity volleyball beats the Tigers 3-0 on senior night

Mia-Isobel Craig, Staff Writer

October 25, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top News

Cheers from the bleachers were heard as the five seniors walked towards the court. It was senior night for the varsity volleyball team on Oct. 24 and to make it even better, the Scots won 3-0 against Terra Nova. The first set began slowly, with both teams scoring points back and forth and neither team dominating the floor, but this didn't last long. A few ...

Lady Scots defeat Sequoia in the last home game of the season

Lady Scots defeat Sequoia in the last home game of the season

Sophie Lynd, Staff Writer

October 24, 2017


Filed under Sports

Seniors on the varsity girls' water polo team played their last game at the Aquatic Center. The game began as cheers from the bleachers filled the Aquatic Center as the Scots wished their seniors good luck in their last home game. "I think it was a really great home game for all the seniors to...

Scots join the fight against breast cancer

Scots join the fight against breast cancer

Maya O'Sullivan, Staff Writer

October 20, 2017


Filed under Campus

Pink ribbons and wristbands littered the halls of Carlmont High School from Oct. 9 to Oct. 13, showing support for the thousands of people diagnosed with breast cancer each year. Annually, roughly 252,710 women are diagnosed with the disease in the United States, and over 1.7 million are diagnosed worldwide, ac...

JV volleyball beats the Cougars, improving record to 8-2

JV volleyball beats the Cougars, improving record to 8-2

Mia-Isobel Craig, Staff Writer

October 11, 2017


Filed under Sports

Shouts could be heard from the sidelines of the court. Carlmont's JV team had just beat the Cougars without having to go to a third set. After winning against Menlo-Atherton last Thursday, the Scots came together again to defeat Half Moon Bay on Oct. 10. The Scots got off to a bad start, being aced th...

The Scots beat the Bears after four sets

The Scots beat the Bears after four sets

Mackenzie O'Connell

October 9, 2017


Filed under Sports

The ball smacked the court against Menlo-Atherton. The girls screamed and rallied. The parents leaped out of the bleacher. The Scots had beat the Bears. On Oct. 5, the Scots claimed a victory after a four-set match against the Bears. Although last season the Bears would have posed a threat to the Scots, ...

The Scots go to five sets and beat the Dons 3-2

The Scots go to five sets and beat the Dons 3-2

Sophie Lynd, Staff Writer

October 4, 2017


Filed under Sports

Here comes the pass, the set, and kill for the Scots. Finally, the Scots take the victory over the Aragon Dons in the fifth set 15-10. The beginning of this battle began with a series of tips at the net giving Aragon an early lead and causing the Scots to take a timeout in the first set. After...

The Scots continue their winning streak against the Wildcats

The Scots continue their winning streak against the Wildcats

Mackenzie O'Connell, Staff Writer

September 25, 2017


Filed under Sports

High-fives and cheers filled the court as The Lady Scots pulled together a win against the Woodside Wildcats. On Sept. 21, the Carlmont varsity volleyball team managed to keep their energy on a high and win in a three-set sweep against the Wildcats.  The Lady Scots worked together, keeping their i...

Taylor Swift’s album ‘Reputation’ doesn’t meet the hype

Taylor Swift’s album ‘Reputation’ doesn’t meet the hype

Zana Lunsford, Staff Writer

September 5, 2017


Filed under Reviews

We mourned the loss of a bright musical artist, Taylor Swift, on Aug. 27. Or maybe we just mourned her reputation and tried to welcome her newly-modified self through the singer's new hit singles “...Ready For It?” and “Look What You Made Me Do." In the past, the star featured a more gent...

Boys lacrosse makes use of second chance in win against Aragon

Boys lacrosse makes use of second chance in win against Aragon

Trey Chock, Staff Writer

May 6, 2017


Filed under Sports

On May 4, the Scots were given a second chance to play against the Dons and did not disappoint with a final score of 3-2. Compared to their loss against the Dons a month prior, this game was clearly better matched. This stark contrast could be due to a rise in skill from the Scots, or perhaps the...

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