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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.

The Dons are called on a foul in the middle of the first quarter by a referee.

Boys lacrosse makes use of second chance in win against Aragon

May 6, 2017

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,...

Sophomore Luke Adams and the rest of the JV team were left exhausted after the close match against the Aragon Dons.

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

April 19, 2017

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 Scots prepare for their game with offensive drills and warm-ups.

Boys JV lacrosse continues their losing streak

March 17, 2017

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...

Football is one of the sports that is seen as only played by males.

Gender stigma plays a role in sports

March 13, 2017

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...

Rowers at the 2016 San Diego Crew Classic race to the finish.

Outside sports generate debate over PE credit

March 7, 2017

Out-of-school sports can offer Carlmont students benefits, but they can also come with drawbacks. The benefits include valuable friendships, increased discipline, and stayi...

The varsity team struggles to catch up to Mountain View's much larger score during the second half.

Mountain View Spartans dominate boys varsity lacrosse

March 4, 2017

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...

Practice makes perfect; Maxil Ertl, Giovanni Smith, and Ezekiel Licudine rally during mens volleyball tryouts.

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

February 27, 2017

“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...

Sophomore Grant Acker leaps over a defender.

Sports generate problems with students

February 21, 2017

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 s...

Athletes hoping to succeed in sports after high school work constantly to improve their game and skill level.

Dedication to high school sports reaps future benefits

February 21, 2017

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 pr...

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