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JV boys lacrosse settles the score with their rivals

JV boys lacrosse settles the score with their rivals

Ayal Meyers, Staff Writer

March 11, 2019


Filed under Sports

The Carlmont Scots could not have crafted a more dramatic game for themselves in their JV boys lacrosse battle with Sequoia on a rainy Tuesday night. They had every element of the perfect story-line: a deficit, a struggle, heavy rain, and a hero. Last season, the boys had raced out to an early lead...

Sports Commentary: Zion Williamson’s shoe tears down the unfair requirements of the NBA Draft

Sports Commentary: Zion Williamson’s shoe tears down the unfair requirements of the NBA Draft

Lizzy Hall, Staff Writer

March 5, 2019


Filed under Sports, Sports Talk

It is Duke basketball’s most hyped game of the season. They are taking on University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, their biggest rival, at home. Spectators flock the stands, including former president Barack Obama. They are all dressed in blue and white, ready to support their team. Howev...

Varsity girls soccer faces crushing defeat against Menlo-Atherton

Varsity girls soccer faces crushing defeat against Menlo-Atherton

Dantony Lewis, Staff Writer

February 6, 2019


Filed under Sports

A close game. The last few minutes. The Carlmont Scots were left with a crushing loss, 4-2, against the Menlo-Atherton Bears. The varsity girls soccer team started with a slow offense against MA. They struggled to get open shots and to pass the ball. "We had a lack of fundamentals that we need...

New coach, new header approach

New coach, new header approach

Ayal Meyers, Staff Writer

December 22, 2018


Filed under Sports

The ball flys cross-field with an accelerating velocity as the wind carries it just left. As you box out your opponent, the ball rockets toward you. You leap, and your unprotected head makes contact with the ball. Your human brain, being completely disconnected from the human skull, bashes against...

Carlmont athletes don’t get a break over Thanksgiving

Carlmont athletes don’t get a break over Thanksgiving

Katie Blondino, Staff Writer

November 22, 2018


Filed under Sports

With winter sports gearing up for their seasons, Thanksgiving break, which gives students Nov. 21-23 off of school, has created a small obstacle in planning practice for coaches. Carlmont winter sports include boys and girls soccer, boys and girls basketball, and co-ed wrestling. All of their seasons h...

Camp Fire smoke burns sports schedules

Camp Fire smoke burns sports schedules

Mandy Hitchcock, Staff Writer

November 13, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

Up north, desperate evacuees flee the flames. Down here, residents are under an unsaid house arrest while a thick smoke drapes over the Bay Area city skylines. The spark that would evolve to the deadliest wildfire in the state’s history began early last Thursday morning, Nov. 8, in Butte County...

Girls tennis dominates over Woodside

Girls tennis dominates over Woodside

Katie Blondino, Staff Writer

October 25, 2018


Filed under Sports

The Lady Scots tennis team dominated Woodside High School in a brutal 8-0 defeat on Oct. 24. The girls played a mixture of singles and doubles matches Wednesday afternoon against the Wildcats. Winning all eight matches was a huge feat, giving them a much better chance at making the Central Coast Section (CC...

Girls varsity volleyball dominates the Hillsdale Knights

Girls varsity volleyball dominates the Hillsdale Knights

Dantony Lewis, Staff Writer

October 25, 2018


Filed under Sports

After a competitive three sets, the Carlmont Scots girls varsity volleyball team came out victorious over Hillsdale Knights. This night was very important for the players, especially for the seniors, as it was the last game of the regular season that the seniors will play during their high school...

Students tackle balancing multiple sports

Students tackle balancing multiple sports

Mandy Hitchcock, Segment Producer

October 2, 2018


Filed under ScotCenter, ScotCenter: Sports

Carlmont High School students Samantha Turtle, a sophomore, and Tyler Dartnell, a junior, push themselves to take on the time and commitment of participating in more than one sport. In order to balance the multitude of demands being a student requires, they must maintain a healthy schedule and use their...

JV girls water polo claims 10-6 victory over Dons

JV girls water polo claims 10-6 victory over Dons

Kimberly Mitchell, Staff Writer

October 2, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top News

Just minutes after the starting whistle, the girls JV water polo team jumped ahead with a lead that would bring them to a 10-6 victory against Aragon. Intensity was high from the start as shot after shot was made against both teams. However, it was Carlmont freshman Emma Elliot who scored the first goal of the match. Despite the Scots' strong defense, the Dons soon caught up with a goal by Aragon freshman, Jude Naber, ending the first quarter 1-1. According to freshman Anika Marino, Carlmo...

Seniors sign to play college sports

Seniors sign to play college sports

Skylar Weiss, Staff Writer

June 4, 2018


Filed under Sports

On Wed. May 23, Carlmont seniors publicly committed to playing on a college sports team during a signing ceremony. Parents, friends, and fellow teammates gathered in the Stogner Gym during lunchtime to give their loved ones support. Of those seniors, Josef Gonzalez, Henry Reich, Jackson Velschow,...

Spring break takes an effect on Carlmont’s sports teams

Spring break takes an effect on Carlmont’s sports teams

Andrew Shen, Staff Writer

April 15, 2018


Filed under Sports

Spring break is a time of relaxation for students and staff. However, it has a profound effect on sports teams. Not only does spring break give students the chance to unwind, but it also specifically gives student-athletes a break; this time off can allow athletes to recuperate and prepare for ...

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