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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...

Boys JV lacrosse’s thirst for win against Aragon left unquenched

Boys JV lacrosse’s thirst for win against Aragon left unquenched

Trey Chock, Staff Writer

April 19, 2017


Filed under Sports

Boys JV lacrosse faced the Aragon Dons in a close match on April 18, resulting in an 8-5 loss for the Scots. The Scots started the match off strong with a quick offensive upon the Dons' half but resulted in a blocked shot, which was just returned as a goal just as fast, putting Aragon in the lead...

Boys JV lacrosse continues their losing streak

Boys JV lacrosse continues their losing streak

Trey Chock, Staff Writer

March 17, 2017


Filed under Sports

The frigid winds seemed to be pushing Sacred Heart forward in a stunning comeback against the Scots on March 15. That night, the Carlmont JV boys lacrosse team hoped to turn their losing streak around in a game against their new opponent, only for it to end in an upset, with the Irish prevailing 11-6. The...

Gender stigma plays a role in sports

Gender stigma plays a role in sports

Adriana Kurtovich, Staff Writer

March 13, 2017


Filed under Features

Today's society often portrays men as more superior in sports compared to women. However, this is not always the case. The number of female athletes at NCAA schools has increased from about 30,000 to over 193,000 since 1972, but women still have many fewer participation opportunities than men do according...

Outside sports generate debate over PE credit

Outside sports generate debate over PE credit

Mike Carlson, Staff Writer

March 7, 2017


Filed under Features

Out-of-school sports can offer Carlmont students benefits, but they can also come with drawbacks. The benefits include valuable friendships, increased discipline, and staying in physical shape, while the drawbacks come mostly from the time crunch created by participating in a demanding activity....

Mountain View Spartans dominate boys varsity lacrosse

Mountain View Spartans dominate boys varsity lacrosse

Trey Chock, Staff Writer

March 4, 2017


Filed under Sports

The boys varsity lacrosse team suffered a 12-4 loss against the Mountain View Spartans in their second pre-season game on March 3. The Spartans were playing at a higher intensity as they managed to score goal after goal on the Scots, although the latter had managed to gain multiple points within the...

A test of testosterone: why boys don’t play volleyball

A test of testosterone: why boys don’t play volleyball

Trey Chock, Staff Writer

February 27, 2017


Filed under Sports

“No, we don't wear spandex,” is the answer most male volleyball players give when asked about their sport. The use of the revealing clothing, commonly associated with women’s volleyball, is one of many stereotypes that plague volleyball today. With gender being a major topic in today’s soci...

Sports generate problems with students

Sports generate problems with students

Katrina Wong, Staff Writer

February 21, 2017


Filed under Features

The high pitched squeal of the whistle blew and feet dashed around the field as the thrilling game of soccer began. The rebound of an attempted shot bounced into the feet of sophomore Theodore Korolev, who easily kicked it into the right corner in the game against Roberto Cruz Leadership Academy. Ko...

Dedication to high school sports reaps future benefits

Dedication to high school sports reaps future benefits

Lucy Gibbs, Staff Writer

February 21, 2017


Filed under Features

Behind the greatest athletes lies a determination to be the absolute best. From a very young age, athletes work towards dominating the competition. Playing at the college and professional level is becoming more competitive and more selective, which makes life difficult for aspiring athletes. ...

Athletes are stigmatized based on the sport they play

Athletes are stigmatized based on the sport they play

Kelsey Chandra, Staff Writer

February 20, 2017


Filed under Features

A common stereotype circling around the athletic community is the dumb jock. A dumb jock is a person exactly as their name makes them seem, someone who is less intelligent than average, but very athletic. Yet many athletes defy this stereotype. Freshman soccer player Soni Kanaya said, “My ...

Dancers behind the glamour

Dancers behind the glamour

Sherilyn Kuo, Staff Writer

February 14, 2017


Filed under Features, Top News

Onstage dancers look beautiful and graceful. But off stage, dancers must face the blisters, the anxiety, and the tears. After every dance rehearsal and show, dancers are exhausted. Many leave the studio popping a couple of Advils to fight the physical pain from dancing so much. Dancing is a commi...

Varsity soccer beats Rams for another win

Varsity soccer beats Rams for another win

Nour Zabaneh, Staff Writer

January 26, 2017


Filed under Sports

The Scots maintained their first place record with a 4-1 win over Westmoor High School on Jan. 25. “I think we executed very well and even though we came out with a victory we still have room for improvement,” said senior Dro Avetian. In the first half of the game, the Scots dominated the play and ...

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