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Varsity football falls to Sequoia in record-breaking season

Varsity football falls to Sequoia in record-breaking season

Izzy Mitchell, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top News

A second loss for the Scots in their hopeful and record-breaking season. On Nov. 3, Carlmont lost to Sequoia High School 13-7  in a nail-biter game that went into overtime for the battle of the Terremere Trophy. Prior to the rival game, Sequoia had an overall record of 3-5 and only recently b...

Varsity volleyball’s season comes to an end

Varsity volleyball’s season comes to an end

Mackenzie O'Connell

November 2, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top News

"Bump, set, and spike" comes to an end as the varsity volleyball team has had a rewarding season. Throughout the fall season, the Scots have won 27 games and only lost four games.  With vigorous practices and inspirational teamwork, the team came together and had positive results for the 2017-20...

Jefferson wipes varsity football’s clean record away

Jefferson wipes varsity football’s clean record away

Izzy Mitchell, Staff Writer

November 1, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top News

Emotions were definitely felt on the field on Friday, Oct. 27. Jefferson High School defeated the Scots 40-28 at the Homecoming game. Not only did this game end Carlmont's 7-0 streak, it the guaranteed Jefferson one game in the Central Coast Section playoffs of the Peninsula Athletic League Lake...

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...

Boys’ varsity water polo game canceled due to poor air quality

Boys’ varsity water polo game canceled due to poor air quality

Alexander English, Staff Writer

October 13, 2017


Filed under Sports

"Per the Superintendent - due to poor air quality from the fires up north, all outdoor activities need to be moved inside or canceled for the duration of today, Wednesday, Oct. 11," said Ralph Crame in an email that was sent around 1 p.m. on Wednesday. These cancellations included the postponement...

Varsity volleyball wins a hard-fought victory over the Bearcats

Varsity volleyball wins a hard-fought victory over the Bearcats

Sophie Lynd, Staff Writer

September 20, 2017


Filed under Sports

Despite the San Mateo Bearcats' valiant effort against the Scots, aggressive offense and tough serves proved the Scots worthy of their 12th win of the season. During the first game, both teams played fairly conservatively - sending free-balls over the net and tipping more often than killing - resulting in a close score of 26-2...

Varsity football continues historic 4-0 record

Varsity football continues historic 4-0 record

Izzy Mitchell, Staff Writer

September 19, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top News

"Carlmont just played better," said Lincoln head coach Phil Ferrigno. The Scots did it again. For the first time in Carlmont varsity football history since 1977, the Scots hold a 4-0 record after defeating Lincoln High School on Sept. 15, 43-0. "I felt great winning because we've all put in the work to get the win. By that, I mean looking over film countless of times, conditioning...

Varsity volleyball defeats the Tigers at the ‘Battle of Belmont’

Varsity volleyball defeats the Tigers at the ‘Battle of Belmont’

Izzy Mitchell, Staff Writer

September 3, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top News

One city. Two schools. One battle. A private school ranked first in California in their league versus a public school ranked second in California in their league. The Scots defeated the Notre Dame Tigers at the 'Battle of Belmont' on Aug. 31. for the first time in four years. After a historic win in a tournament last weekend against Mitty High School, the best high school ...

Varsity football emerges victorious against the Woodside Wildcats

Varsity football emerges victorious against the Woodside Wildcats

Izzy Mitchell, Staff Writer

September 3, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top News

The year of the Scots, possibly. Varsity football defeated Woodside High School 53-29 away on Sept. 1. The Scots demonstrated their grit and agility against Woodside, a team that Carlmont usually loses to. "Woodside is a B-level program. On paper, they are supposed to be better," said Carlmont...

Varsity baseball reflects on record-breaking season

Varsity baseball reflects on record-breaking season

Daniel Friis, Staff Writer

May 18, 2017


Filed under Sports

Heartbreaking. This is the word that comes to mind when asked about varsity baseball's May 25 showdown with Saint Francis in 2016. The game was played at the San Jose Giants Stadium, and the winner of the game was to play for the Central Coast Section title. The game ended 3-2 with Saint Francis comi...

Scots season ends with CCS loss to Serra

Scots season ends with CCS loss to Serra

Nour Zabaneh, Staff Writer

May 18, 2017


Filed under Sports

The stands were filled with fans, even the hill had students ready to watch the two highest ranked local teams play in first round of Central Cost Sectional (CCS). On Wednesday, May 17th, Carlmont varsity baseball lost 5-2 to Serra in the opening round of CCS. “I'm frustrated because I know we...

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