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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 ...

Varsity defeats Yerba Buena in their first win

Varsity defeats Yerba Buena in their first win

Izzy Mitchell, Staff Writer

September 11, 2016


Filed under Sports, Top News

For the first time this season, the Scots did not allow their opponents to take an early lead. Instead, Carlmont varsity started strong and kept that momentum for the whole game. Four minutes into the first quarter, Junior Demarii Blanks scored a touchdown followed by a two-point conversion. Blanks dominated...

Player spotlight: Finigan Tilly prepares for golf at UC Berkeley

Player spotlight: Finigan Tilly prepares for golf at UC Berkeley

Ivy Nguyen, Staff Writer

April 13, 2016


Filed under Activity Bios, Multimedia, Sports, Top News

On Feb. 3, senior Finigan Tilly officially signed a Letter of Intent to play golf at UC Berkeley. "It's going to take a lot of work and dedication, but I'm excited to play for the team. Berkeley is also just a great school," said Tilly. Since signing, he has been filled with anticipation for college...

Carlmont keeps picking up the pace

Carlmont keeps picking up the pace

Jackson Monge, Staff Writer

April 3, 2016


Filed under Sports

After a big win against Capuchino in the first meet of the season, Carlmont faced off against Woodside on March 30 and showed off more positive results of their rigorous training. "We've been winning most of the races, and I think we have a good shot at winning the meet," said sophomore Ryan Wilson,...

Swimming Scots lose to rival Bears

Swimming Scots lose to rival Bears

Skylar Weiss, Staff Writer

March 30, 2016


Filed under Sports, Top News

Carlmont's swim team competed and lost in a meet against Menlo-Atherton (M.A.) High School on March 29. The overall score was 415-293. The varsity boys won with a score of 98-72, while junior varsity girls had a closer meet ending with a loss of 103-83. Boys junior varsity and girls varsity experienced...

Boys volleyball leaves Aragon’s court with a loss

Boys volleyball leaves Aragon’s court with a loss

Mackenzie O'Connell, Staff Writer

March 24, 2016


Filed under Sports

On March 24, the Dons defeated Scots in a close four-set game. Every match was a hard fight by every player on both sides of the net. On the sidelines, posters were waved and cheers echoed from the gym walls, but the Scots couldn't get their heads in the game and were unable to pull out a win on...

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