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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?

Will the Vikings Stomp the Thundering Herd?

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...

Playoffs Bound

Playoffs Bound

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

Vikings lose in battle against the Knights

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

Vikings fall to Hillmen

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...

The Vikings take down the Miners

The Vikings take down the Miners

Arielle Espino and Kaitlyn Edwards

October 15, 2019

In an attempt to overcome their tough loss that ended their undefeated record, the varsity football team played against the Nevada Union Miners and won 34-21. “We ran the ball well,” junior Matthew Bracken said. “In the first half we made some mistakes…but in the second half we came back and s...

Things are heating up in the NFL

Things are heating up in the NFL

Jack Eby, Staff Writer

October 10, 2019

The NFL season has just finished up week five, and the stakes are high with only two teams left undefeated. There are a lot of teams that are on track to make a run this year.  The New England Patriots are 5-0 this season, which is the best record in the NFL so far.  Their defense is first in y...

Vikings Take The Rams By Their Horns

Vikings Take The Rams By Their Horns

Kaitlyn Edwards, Sports Editor

September 25, 2019

The Oakmont varsity football team remains undefeated after winning against the Casa Roble Rams 44-0 last Friday night. “We did a really good job with following our game plan,” junior Matthew Bracken said. “We were struggling at first, but we stuck with it and it worked out in the end.” The...

Undefeated

Undefeated

Jack Eby, Staff Writer

September 20, 2019

Our varsity football team has had a very successful start to their season, having won all of their games.  “I think [it’s because of] our spread offense with route combinations [that] attacks zones that people won't cover,” junior James Mintmier said.“[It] works really well along with our re...

Blackout Game

Blackout Game

Grace Smith, Staff Writer & Editor

September 5, 2019

This Friday, September 6, Oakmont’s junior varsity and varsity football team will be playing against Bella Vista at home. The theme for the game is blackout, so make sure to show up in all black and support our teams in the O-Zone! Game time for junior varsity is 5:00 p.m., and varsity starts at 7:0...

Vikings start victorious

Vikings start victorious

Emily Rojas, Staff Writer, Photographer, Editor, & Designer

August 24, 2019

Oakmont Vikings football ended their first game of the season victorious against Rodriguez High School with a final score of 35-2.

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