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Sporty sisters

Twins Kadie and Elyse Kong both share a love of running, and are both on the Oakmont cross country 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 on the same sports teams allows the sisters to have unconditional support. “It’s pretty...

Running Rockstar

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

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.

Football Senior Night Recap Video

November 14, 2019

Seniors Samantha Alway and Sophia Socolova recap senior night for the varsity football team.

Will the Vikings Stomp the Thundering Herd?

Vikings stand united at the end of the National Anthem.

Jack Eby, Staff Writer

November 7, 2019

The Oakmont varsity football team is in the playoffs for the first time since 2003, and will take on Elk Grove High School on Friday night. “I’m excited to get one more week to showcase who we are,” junior Peter Constant said. The stakes are higher since this is a playoff game. The team is...

Oakmont cross country dominates FVL

Valentina Moreno, Staff Writer

November 5, 2019

Last Wednesday, the Oakmont cross country team victoriously took five league titles, which for many of them, was the most rewarding part of the season. “The best part of the season was discovering what our team could do together and accomplishing the goal of winning league,” sophomore Psalm Catanglan...

Playoffs Bound

Junior Sean Myles working to finish the play to ensure the runner is down.

Kaitlyn Edwards and Jack Eby

November 1, 2019

The varsity football team currently has a record of 6-3, and are going to be in the playoffs no matter the result of tonight’s game against Ponderosa. “We need to win tonight to break our two game losing streak against two very good football teams in Placer and Rio Linda,” head coach Tim Moore...

Meeting Tristyn Keller

Meeting Tristyn Keller

Chris Silveira, Staff Writer

October 29, 2019

Tristyn Keller is on Oakmont’s frosh football team and would like to pursue football as a career by playing in the NFL later in his life. “I would probably want to be on the Kansas City Chiefs, because I want to have the dynamic duo with somebody and [the Chiefs] seems like the strong team at...

Vikings lose in battle against the Knights

Senior Kane Rosko runs the ball to try to score a touchdown.

Kaitlyn Edwards, Sports Editor

October 28, 2019

Last Friday night, the varsity football team played against Rio Linda and lost with a final score of 63-35. “The one thing that our team did very well was playing as a team,” senior Matthew Kortie said. “Over my past 11 years of playing football at Oakmont, this is the strongest brotherhood...

Vikings fall to Hillmen

Peter Constant tries to catch the football.

Kaitlyn Edwards, Sports Editor

October 21, 2019

On October 18, the varsity football team traveled to Auburn to take on the Placer Hillmren, and lost 17-7. “Our team definitely did well on defense and keeping Placer off the field which was our plan to stop them,” senior Cye Aguilar said. During the second quarter of the game, senior Danny Clark...

Dedication + Motivation = Success

Dedication + Motivation = Success

Katrice Coleman, Staff Writer

October 18, 2019

Freshmen Salma Aboukhadra and Jordan Cheng have been playing tennis for many years and work hard to become better tennis players each day. “[I went to a] Stanford tennis camp this summer and they taught me a lot about shots and other tricks,” Cheng said. “[I also do] private lessons outside...

Vikings face off against the Cougars

Vikings face off against the Cougars

Kaitlyn Edwards, Sports Editor

October 18, 2019

On October 16, the varsity girls water polo team faced off against El Dorado and lost 10-5. “I think our team needs to improve on our offense in games, because we do well on defense, but not enough people are trying to shoot when we can,” junior Vanessa Madler said. The team lost their third p...

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