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Girls’ tennis fights for the win against the El Camino Colts

Girls’ tennis fights for the win against the El Camino Colts

Aaron Trierweiler, Staff Writer

October 30, 2017


Filed under Sports

The Lady Scots competed at home against the El Camino Colts in the PAL tournament on Oct. 25 to see who would play against Aragon the next day. The Lady Scots, being second place in the Bay Division, played the Lady Colts, who are first place in the Ocean division. The Bay division represents vario...

Girls’ varsity tennis dominates Hillsdale on senior night

Girls’ varsity tennis dominates Hillsdale on senior night

Kylie Lin, Staff Writer

October 24, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top News

On Oct. 23, the Lady Scots tennis team defeated Hillsdale High School in a crushing 6-1 defeat. The sun beat down relentlessly as Carlmont began their matches for the day in the mid-afternoon. Despite the hot weather conditions, Head Coach Margaret Goldsmith was confident in the players' abiliti...

Poor air quality continues to disrupt school sports

Poor air quality continues to disrupt school sports

Parker English, Staff Writer

October 18, 2017


Filed under Sports

Sports events at Carlmont High School were suddenly canceled Tuesday, Oct. 17 after air quality became too poor to play in. One of these cancellations was the girls' varsity tennis match, which had been scheduled to be played at 4 p.m. against Hillsdale High. Sophomore varsity singles player An...

Victory signals a bright future for boys’ tennis

Victory signals a bright future for boys’ tennis

Denton Silfvast, Staff Writer

April 1, 2017


Filed under Sports

Following a 6-1 victory over Hillsdale High School, the boys' tennis team extended their winning streak to four games with a commanding 7-0 win against San Mateo High School on March 30. Carlmont was expecting to come out on top even before the game began. Jerry Liu, a sophomore and varsity dou...

Carlmont tennis suffers a loss to Menlo-Atherton

Carlmont tennis suffers a loss to Menlo-Atherton

Luke Adams, Staff Writer

March 7, 2017


Filed under Sports

On March 6, the Carlmont boys tennis team suffered a 5-2 loss to Menlo-Atherton. However, the score did not tell the whole story. In a singles match, Thomas Reznik, a junior, defeated his opponent before the match could be completed because the Menlo-Atherton player withdrew because he was not feeling well. Thi...

Girls varsity tennis prepares for intense fall season

Girls varsity tennis prepares for intense fall season

Avery Adams, Staff Writer

September 1, 2016


Filed under Sports

Girls varsity tennis looks to fine-tune their skills for the upcoming season with the guidance of their new coach, Scott Howard, after a 2-5 loss to Palo Alto High School on Aug. 31. “Coach Scott is good, he’s a lot more intense [than the team’s previous coach], but I think that’s going to be r...

Boys tennis takes a tough loss to Menlo-Atherton

Boys tennis takes a tough loss to Menlo-Atherton

Seiya Mirande, Staff Writer

March 2, 2016


Filed under Sports

Coming off a solid 5-2 win against San Mateo High School, the Carlmont boys tennis team could not repeat their successes and fell to Menlo-Atherton High School on Tuesday, March 1. Despite strong efforts from many of the players, the Bears swept the Scots 6-0. A big problem for the Scots was endurance....

Boys varsity tennis predicts a successful season

Boys varsity tennis predicts a successful season

Ivy Nguyen, Staff Writer

February 25, 2016


Filed under Multimedia, Sports, Top News

2016 is a new year for the Scots, and the boys varsity tennis team is hopeful for a successful season. In the first scrimmage before the official season, the Carlmont Scots earned a 6-1 victory over the Serra Padres. "I had a slow start, but as the match went on, I started playing a lot better....

Boys tennis team seniors enjoy their final season

Boys tennis team seniors enjoy their final season

Zoe Wildman, Highlander Editor

April 13, 2015


Filed under Sports

For most seniors, the end of the school years marks the bittersweet closing of one chapter and the exciting beginning of another. This is especially true for student athletes as they finish out the end of their final seasons on high school sports teams. On the boys tennis team, three seniors, Mitchell...

Boys tennis comes out on top against Burlingame

Boys tennis comes out on top against Burlingame

Zoe Wildman, Highlander Editor

March 20, 2015


Filed under Sports

After a landslide win against Hillsdale on Tuesday with a score of 7-0, Carlmont boys tennis was ready for an important match against Burlingame on Thursday, March 19. Singles had to fight hard for their victory; third singles were the only match that didn't go into a third set. Freshman and first...

Girls tennis coach begins final season

Girls tennis coach begins final season

October 2, 2014


Filed under Activity Bios

The girls tennis season has just started off, and Carlmont is off to a strong start. This year there are 24 girls on the team, which include multiple new faces such as freshmen Kristen Ma, Sandra Strongin, and Juliette Rencoret. “I think that they're all super nice, cool, and are working really...

Top doubles player sidelined by tennis elbow

Top doubles player sidelined by tennis elbow

Brooke Buckley, Staff Writer

April 8, 2014


Filed under Student Bios

Playing through injuries is not impossible. “I cannot serve like I used to or fully extend my arm quickly without it hurting, but through the exercises I can do a lot more,“ said Carlmont tennis player Ben Knoot. Knoot has been playing with tennis elbow since he was eight years old. Tennis...

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