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Crazy for the Kings

Crazy for the Kings

Madeline Murphy, Staff Writer

February 14, 2020

Freshman Noah Rush is a lifelong Sacramento Kings season ticket holder. “This is the fifteenth year we’ve had season tickets and I've been to, I would say, 80 plus games,” Rush said. As a season ticket holder, a person receives many perks. One major perk that many members take advantage of is t...

Four years of buckets

Four years of buckets

Marina Alexander, Staff Writer

February 13, 2020

The girls’ varsity basketball seniors played their last home game on February 6, losing to the Placer Hillmen. “Just playing basketball for this program has given me a lot of confidence that I didn’t have before,” senior captain Preet Gill said. “Being team captain and taking leadership o...

Looking back and moving forward

Looking back and moving forward

Marika Alexander, Staff Writer

February 12, 2020

The boys' varsity soccer team had their last home game on February 6, winning 2-1 against Placer High School. For the seniors  this was their last game playing in their home stadium. “It was a really fun experience,” senior co-captain Noah Collins said. “I’m going to miss everyone I was pl...

Coming to an end

Coming to an end

Lauren Watanabe, Staff Writer

February 11, 2020

The girls' varsity soccer team played their last home game on February 5th, losing to Placer by one goal. As the winter sports are slowly coming to their end, so is the high school soccer career for many of our senior Vikings. “I’m going to miss playing with everybody,” senior and captain Jaidyn Boh...

Basketball Takes Top Spot

Basketball Takes Top Spot

Kate MacPherson, Managing Editor & Social Media Director

January 31, 2020

The varsity boys’ basketball team is currently first in league with a record of 4-1 and an overall record of 15-3, completing their first round of league play with a win against Ponderosa on January 29. “I think our chemistry is what got us here,” senior Anand Mepperla said. “We all have fai...

Remembering 24

Remembering 24

Kate MacPherson, Managing Editor & Social Media Director

January 28, 2020

18-time NBA all-star Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna “Gigi” Bryant have passed away in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California, on January 26 at the ages of 41 and 13. Their deaths not only mark a huge loss in the sports community, but also affect the global public as Bryant’s legendary ...

Winners never quit

Winners never quit

Jack Eby, Staff Writer

December 20, 2019

The Oakmont varsity boys’ basketball team had a tournament at Galt High School last weekend, and won two out of the three games that they played. The Vikings played the Kimble Jaguars, the West Wolfpack, and the Galt Warriors. “Definitely rebounding killed us in our second game against West,” freshman Dere...

Working to be the best

Working to be the best

Ashlee Monell, Staff Writer

December 17, 2019

Junior Samantha Constant and senior Matthew Kortie are both very hard workers, and when it comes to being on the Show Cheer team, they always try their best. “It feels good to win because I now know that our potential is up there to win nationals,” Constant said. When asked if the team deserves...

Sporty sisters

Sporty sisters

Valentina Moreno, Staff Writer

December 13, 2019

Aside from sharing 50% of their DNA, fraternal twins Kadie and Elyse Kong also share a devotion to running. “We have run cross country and track together since sixth grade,” Kadie Kong said. Being on the same sports teams allows the sisters to have unconditional support. “It’s pretty...

Slam dunk

Slam dunk

Jack Eby, Staff Writer

December 10, 2019

Freshman Derek Lamb is on the Oakmont varsity basketball team. This is the first time a freshman has been on the varsity basketball team since varsity basketball coach John Hunter became the coach. “It's pretty special,” Lamb said. “I enjoy basketball a lot, and it's a great opportunity.” ...

Running Rockstar

Running Rockstar

Valentina Moreno, Staff Writer

November 22, 2019

Becoming the fastest female runner on the cross country team, qualifying for state, and becoming Oakmont’s fifth fastest girl in the school’s history to run on the Section Finals course are among Mia Hirsch’s extensive list of accomplishments during her first year of cross country. “I am very...

Oakmont Fall Sports 2019 Recap

Advanced Media

November 15, 2019

Advanced Media recaps fall sports and their successful seasons and achievements.

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