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Athletic awards ceremony honors student-athlete achievement

Athletic awards ceremony honors student-athlete achievement

Zain Patel, Staff Writer

June 2, 2019

The first ever athletic awards ceremony in Carlmont history was held in the Stogner Gym on Wednesday, May 29. As the seats began to fill, Carlmont student-athletes, coaches, administrators, and staff members gathered to recognize another year of outstanding accomplishments for the Scots. The sports...

Wii Boxing tournament is a knockout among students

Wii Boxing tournament is a knockout among students

Kevin Shimizu, Staff Writer

May 4, 2019

For the first time in Carlmont history, ASB organized a Wii Boxing tournament, complete with a makeshift ring for anyone who wanted to participate. The tournament lasted from April 29 to May 3 during lunch in room A8. Over 48 participants came to try their skills against others in a virtual boxing match. ...

Wrestling team recruits for their next season

Wrestling team recruits for their next season

Nicole Yeo, Staff Writer

April 25, 2019

Whether it's painting, singing, running, or swimming, Carlmont students participate in a plethora of extracurriculars. In fact, many students take part in multiple extracurriculars at the same time. Sophomore Zane Rodriguez is one of these students: he is a three-sport athlete involved in Carlmont’...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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, Staff Writer

October 2, 2018

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...

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