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A red sun and hazy skies were the dominant signs of the Camp Fire raging some couple hundred miles away from Carlmont High School.

Camp Fire smoke burns sports schedules

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 tha...

Isabella Reeves, a sophomore, serves the ball during her warm-ups.

Girls tennis dominates over Woodside

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...

Alisha Mitha, a junior, is poised to slam the ball down on the Hillsdale Knights.

Girls varsity volleyball dominates the Hillsdale Knights

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,...

Students tackle balancing multiple sports

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....

Junior Kristina Tikhonova prepares to pass the ball. Tikhonova will later assist several goals and score one herself in a match against Aragon on Wednesday 9/26.

JV girls water polo claims 10-6 victory over Dons

October 2, 2018

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 sh...

Seniors who signed to college sports teams take a picture during the signing ceremony.

Seniors sign to play college sports

June 4, 2018

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...

A goal sits untouched due to the lack of use over the break.

Spring break takes an effect on Carlmont’s sports teams

April 15, 2018

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, b...

The boys' varsity lacrosse team listens as their coaches give input on their defeat against the Los Gatos Wildcats.

Boys’ varsity lacrosse faces defeat at the hands of a new rival

March 17, 2018

Ranked number one in PAL, Carlmont's varsity lacrosse team experienced their second loss of the season against the Los Gatos High School Wildcats on March 15. At first glance, it ma...

The north field at the Belmont Sports Complex is  set to be replaced with synthetic turf. It's troublesome maintenance added on to the overall state of the field has led to its eventual remodel.

Belmont Sports Complex aims to install synthetic turf

March 5, 2018

The north field of the Belmont Sports Complex will be replaced with synthetic turf in order to resolve maintenance issues. Due to the high salinity of its groundwater as well ...

Public schools throughout the country are forced to rely on fundraisers due to laws prohibiting them from requiring students to pay to participate in school athletics.

Pay-to-play sports both help and harm athletics programs

February 5, 2018

The devastation of having a sport cut from an athletic program is a dilemma that many schools encounter. Lack of funding and profit are some of the major causes that have led...

A dollar bill displayed in front of the Carlmont football field.

Carlmont Boosters Club plays a crucial role in school sports funding

November 19, 2017

Although the Sequoia Union High School District provides funding to the Carlmont High School athletic program, it is not enough to meet the financial needs of the more than 30...

Powderpuff kicks off the start of homecoming week

November 11, 2017

Joseph Gomez reports on the Powderpuff Championship.

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