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Varsity football sets the tone for the season with a strong win

Varsity football sets the tone for the season with a strong win

Izzy Mitchell, Staff Writer

August 27, 2017


Filed under Sports

Even before the whistle blew, the Scots had decided they were not going to leave the field without a fight. This mentality translated directly into the game, as the Carlmont varsity football team defeated the Arroyo Dons 49-6 in their first game of the season on Aug. 25. Both teams tried to ...

Football prepares early for the upcoming season

Football prepares early for the upcoming season

Briana McDonald, Staff Writer

June 1, 2017


Filed under Sports

Carlmont football held practice on May 25 after school in the sunny weather.   The team prepares for the upcoming season early to become familiar with the new team and get in shape. Both the varsity and JV teams productively run through their practice to help them advance, allowing for an effect...

Boys varsity lacrosse ends on a strong note

Boys varsity lacrosse ends on a strong note

Jonny Pappas, Staff Writer

June 1, 2017


Filed under Sports

After the 2017 season, the boys varsity lacrosse team holds second place in league standings, only behind Burlingame. With the season over, the team has taken time to reflect on how they did on completing their goals and beating their rivals. "The goal for our team was to win. There were little ...

Boys volleyball season ends successfully

Boys volleyball season ends successfully

Mackenzie O'Connell, Staff Writer

May 21, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top News

After a successful season, the boys volleyball season has come to an end this spring. Throughout the season the team recruited many new players as they all worked together to build a new strong foundation as many seniors left from the previous season. After hard work and practice, the boys won 14 out...

Varsity baseball reflects on record breaking season

Varsity baseball reflects on record breaking season

Daniel Friis, Staff Writer

May 18, 2017


Filed under Sports

Heartbreaking. One word that comes to mind when asked about varsity baseball's May 25 showdown with Saint Francis in 2016. The game was played at the San Jose Giants Stadium, and the winner of the game was to play for the Central Coast Section title. The game ended 3-2 with Saint Francis coming out ...

Dub Nation bleeds gold and blue as playoff season begins

Dub Nation bleeds gold and blue as playoff season begins

Maya Benjamin, Staff Writer

April 18, 2017


Filed under News

Kevin Durant runs up the court after a fast break and dunks the basketball into the net. The crowd goes wild and begins to chant, "Warriors! Warriors!" Almost a year after a heartbreaking loss in the NBA Finals to the Cleveland Cavaliers, the Golden State Warriors are back in the playoffs with a ve...

Mock Trial closes the case on a successful season

Mock Trial closes the case on a successful season

Kylie Lin, Staff Writer

March 29, 2017


Filed under Campus

When it comes to Mock Trial, Carlmont is one of the best public schools in the county. By winning third place at this year's regional competition, Mock Trial finished with their best performance in nearly a decade. “I think, overall, the team hasn’t done this well since the late ‘90s,” sa...

Prom season approaches quickly

Prom season approaches quickly

Jordan Greene, Staff Writer

March 16, 2017


Filed under Campus

Preparations for prom have begun. Since the middle of January, the ASB dance commission has been hard at work, coordinating details for the 2017 prom. The event is scheduled to take place on April 28 at the Academy of Sciences in San Francisco and is open to all students who are juniors and seniors...

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...

Wildcats terminate Scots’ winning streak in CCS championship

Wildcats terminate Scots’ winning streak in CCS championship

Avery Adams

March 4, 2017


Filed under Sports

Everything was left on the field: blood, sweat, and tears.  After a long, hard-fought journey, boys varsity soccer’s season came to an end after falling to the St. Ignatius Wildcats on March 3 during their CCS championship game. "It was an incredible experience to play on such a beautiful field with my teamma...

Boys varsity lacrosse starts the season strong

Boys varsity lacrosse starts the season strong

Lucy Gibbs, Staff Writer

March 2, 2017


Filed under Sports

Carlmont prevailed over Dougherty Valley with a final score of 7-6. The Dougherty Valley Wildcats traveled from San Ramon on Feb. 28 to face the Scots in the first game of the season. Tensions were high as the two teams lined up for the face-off. "I was kind of iffy on the team," said Jack Morris...

Lacrosse prepares for upcoming season

Lacrosse prepares for upcoming season

Kelsey Chandra, Staff Writer

February 26, 2017


Filed under Sports

Drills, conditioning, and scrimmages. Every practice for the boys’ lacrosse team involves different methods for them to improve their abilities. The team spends almost every evening working hard so that they triumph in their games. They practice as a team so they can play just as well as a team....

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