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Oakmont girls varsity and JV water polo teams pictured on senior night.

A Swimmingly Successful Season

Oakmont Varsity girls’ water polo makes playoffs for first time since 2016/2017 season
Emma Price and Isa Moore November 16, 2021

Oakmont’s girls water polo finished the year with an overall record of 10-6 and a league record of 6-2, putting the team in second place in the league. The team’s winning pattern during the 2021 season...

The Oakmont Girls Tennis team poses for a photo together.

Oakmont girls tennis makes history

Team wins Foothill Valley League for first time in 26 years
Anirudh Mepperla and Remi Royer November 2, 2021

For the first time since 1995, the Oakmont girls tennis team has won the league title, finishing with a 15-1 record. Right from the start, the team, including team captain and senior Mierra Ong, had...

Oakmont and Nevada Union prepare to face off.

Especially Bright Friday Night Lights

Oakmont football hosts eventful Homecoming Game
Anirudh Mepperla and Remi Royer October 25, 2021

On Friday, Oct. 15, the Oakmont football team hosted Nevada Union in the first Homecoming Game since 2019. The Oakmont football team had a joyful experience, coming out onto the field to play their...

Oakmont’s fierce water polo players battling it out in the pool.

Oakmont Girls’ Water Polo Team Wins Victory Over Roseville Tigers

The Vikings blew Roseville out of the water in Wednesday’s water polo match.
Teagan Fair, Staff Writer September 3, 2021

On Wednesday, Sept. 1, the Oakmont girls water polo team faced the Roseville Tigers and won, 14-9. The coach blew his whistle and two equally determined teams were off to the center of the pool. As...

Ella Pock (4) and Chloe Kelly (14) secure a spectacular block against Vista.

Vikings’ Varsity Coming Home

Oakmont's Girls Volleyball played their first home game against Vista del Lago.
Sophia Earnest, Features Editor August 27, 2021

On August 24, the Oakmont’s Varsity Girls Volleyball team played their second game of the season against Vista del Lago on Viking territory. Varsity followed the Oakmont’s Junior Varsity team,...

The Oakmont varsity football team make their entrance into the first game of the year.

Oakmont football makes much anticipated return

Despite loss to Roseville, optimism and excitement abounds
Anirudh Mepperla and Remi Royer August 27, 2021

On Friday, August 20, the Oakmont varsity football team played its first game in front of a home crowd since 2019, eventually falling to Roseville High School  7-42.  In spite of the result, all...

Varsity Girls running in their first meet since last season.

Back and Better

First country country meet in a year goes extremely well during these conditions
Isabella Hurley, Staff Writer March 8, 2021

After almost an entire year of no sports for Oakmont, the cross country team was able to start up again and had their first meet on February 13.  “The team has been working so hard each and every...

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Upcoming NFL Season

Predictions for the 2021-22 Season
Cory Snyder, Staff Writer March 3, 2021

This upcoming NFL season should be one for the record books. With Brady coming off a Super Bowl win and Patrick Mahomes looking for revenge, a Super Bowl rematch seems more than likely. But with the...

Junior Mia Hirsch running in a cross-country meet last season

High School Sports: There’s Still Hope

Purple tier allows for resumption of some high school sports
Kate MacPherson, Staff Writer & Editor-in-Chief February 16, 2021

Cross country, Boys Golf, Girls Tennis, and Swim are the first sports currently being allowed to practice as Placer County remains in the purple tier. Many upperclassmen athletes like junior cross country...

Twins Kadie and Elyse Kong both share a love of running, and are both on the Oakmont cross country team.

Sporty sisters

Twin sisters’ experiences on the same sports team
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...

Sophomore Mia Hirsch celebrates with her medal finishing the FVL meet.

Running Rockstar

Sophomore varsity girls runner Mia Hirsch takes the cross country season by storm.
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...

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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