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The Student News Site of Oakmont High School

Norse Notes

The Student News Site of Oakmont High School

Norse Notes

Right-handed pitcher Lou Trivino, prior to his mid-season trade to New York.

MLB Year in Review: Oakland Athletics

Matty Hauth, Copy Editor September 16, 2022

Oakland baseball has consistently been one of the most unpredictable storylines across the four major North American sports for the past decade.   The 2022 season does anything but contest this...

Starter Jon Gray pitching for his former club, the Colorado Rockies.

MLB Year in Review: Colorado Rockies

Matty Hauth, Copy Editor September 15, 2022

Not every team gets to see the annual success within the National League West that Los Angeles Dodgers fans have become so accustomed to recently.   While many projected the NL West to be the...

Primary mascot of the Cincinnati Reds, Mr. Red

MLB Year in Review: Cincinnati Reds

Matty Hauth August 31, 2022

Sometimes, expectations fail to equate to reality. This was quickly realized by one of Major League Baseball’s most confusing franchises, the Cincinnati Reds.   In the 2021 off-season, the...

Wide-angle view of Comerica Park

MLB Year in Review: Detroit Tigers

Matty Hauth, Copy Editor August 31, 2022

The Detroit Tigers have played across 118 MLB seasons, including 2022. During that span, 15 seasons have seen the Tigers at a winning percentage below .400.   2022 is one such season.   Entering...

All-Star Stephen Strausburg delivers a pitch at home.

MLB Year in Review: Washington Nationals

Matty Hauth, Copy Editor August 31, 2022

As far as 2022 goes, the Washington Nationals of the National League East would probably prefer to forgive and forget.   During the 2019 season, the Nationals made a shocking run after starting...

Oakmont Girls soccer after being the only 
team to defeat Ponderosa in league

The Goals Scored and Reached this Season

Sarah McHugh, Staff Writer March 30, 2022

For the first time in years, the Oakmont Girls Varsity soccer team claims the spot of second in the league.  “Seeing all the girls work together and set the common goal of being successful in the...

Senior Greg Dimapilis goes through his motion to shoot his free throw.

Oakmont High School vs.Whitney High School, Feb. 21

Anirudh Mepperla, Sports Editor February 22, 2022

On Feb. 21, Oakmont Vikings Varsity basketball lost against the Whitney Wildcats, 57-59. Shooting guard Zach Roberts didn't like the way they started off the game. However, he remarked that the team...

Senior Brent Gill dribbles the ball up the court.

Oakmont High School vs. Lincoln High School, Feb. 11

Anirudh Mepperla, Sports Editor February 16, 2022

On Feb. 11, Oakmont Vikings Varsity basketball advanced on to 9-3 in the league after a victory over Lincoln Zebras, 55-44. Small forward Brent Gill loved the way it was a collected group effort. However,...

Sophomore Kevin Haupt dribbles the ball up the court.

Oakmont High School vs. Rio Linda High School, Feb. 9

Anirudh Mepperla, Sports Editor February 10, 2022

On Feb. 9, Oakmont Vikings Varsity basketball advances on to 7-3 in league after a victory over the Rio Linda Knights, 79-57. Center Derek Lamb loved the way it was a collected group effort on defense,...

Sophomore Kevin Haupt goes up for a layup.

Oakmont High School vs. Ponderosa High School, Jan. 31

Anirudh Mepperla, Sports Editor February 2, 2022

On Jan. 31, Oakmont Vikings Varsity basketball fell to 5-2 in the league after a loss from the Ponderosa Bruins, 64-78. Power forward, Greg Dimapilis, didn't like the way they were playing on defense....

Wrestling team members posing post-practice with Coach Bussey.

Winter Sports Preview: Back in Action

Ashleigh Thorson, Staff Writer November 5, 2021

The weather’s getting colder, Odin has begun using his fur coat, and Oakmont winter sport athletes are gearing up for the winter season.  This year, all sports are returning to their normal schedules...

Junior Sean Myles (far right) on the winners podium after taking seventh place at the CIF State Wrestling Championship.

Seventh place state success

Lauren Watanabe, Staff Writer March 6, 2020

Junior Sean Myles placed seventh in the CIF State Wrestling Championships on February 27-29 at the Rabobank Arena in Bakersfield, CA. Myles along with fellow junior James Mintmier were the only two wrestlers...

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