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The Student News Site of Oakmont High School

Norse Notes

The Student News Site of Oakmont High School

Norse Notes

The Oakmont Vikings after rivalry game victory against Granite Bay.

Week three Oakmont baseball recap

Andrew Perry, Sports Editor March 27, 2023

The Oakmont Vikings had a long week, spanning four straight games from March 15-18. The Vikings played the Kelseyville Knights, Del Oro Golden Eagles, Granite Bay Grizzlies and the Thomas Downey Knights,...

Shohei Ohtani closes out Japan’s perfect WBC run with a save in its 3-2 win over the USA.

Japan wins the fifth World Baseball Classic

Matty Hauth, Copy Editor March 27, 2023

After what felt like the game of a lifetime, Japan ultimately prevailed over team USA, capturing its third World Baseball Classic (WBC) championship. No other team has even appeared in the championship...

Players for team Canada are seen warming up prior to their March 13 matchup against the U.S.

The 2023 World Baseball Classic

Matty Hauth, Copy Editor March 21, 2023

2023 has brought along the fifth installment of the beloved World Baseball Classic (WBC), and features a brand-new style of play. The WBC is a play-in-style tournament, where countries first compile...

The Vikings after their first win of the season versus the Del Campo Cougars.

Oakmont baseball week two recap

Andrew Perry, Sports Editor March 21, 2023

In week two of the season, the Vikings faced a section champion, crosstown rival, and an uncommon opponent. The Vikings started off the week against the reigning Division 3 Sac-Joaquin Section Champions,...

Oakmont Vikings on the foul line getting ready for the National Anthem.

Week one Oakmont baseball recap

Andrew Perry, Sports Editor March 21, 2023

The 2023 baseball season is finally here, and the Oakmont Vikings are gearing up for a great season. During their first week, the Vikings played against cross-town rival, Roseville Tigers, as well as the...

Oakmont Vikings 2023 varsity baseball team celebrating two big wins at Raising Canes.

2023 Oakmont baseball preview

Andrew Perry, Sports Editor March 21, 2023

Coming off of a 20-8 season in 2022, the Oakmont Vikings’ baseball team is back for more in 2023.  The Vikings captured a Foothill Valley League Championship in 2022 and a playoff berth, with a disappointing...

Rihanna performs at the Super Bowl LVII Halftime Show.

Rihanna’s special halftime guest

Emmett Leedy, Utility Editor March 8, 2023

After a long-awaited six years, Rihanna returns to the stage for Super Bowl 57 with a 13-minute ballad of her most famous songs. Starting off this performance, Rihanna stood on a levitating platform while...

ESPN Table at the Queen Freya’s Winter Ball basketball game.

The ESPN table

Andrew Perry, Sports Editor February 9, 2023

Entering a big week filled with school spirit leading up to Winter Ball on Jan. 28, there was a student section for the big game against the new crosstown rival, the West Park Panthers.  Noah Rush...

Arrowhead Stadium, home of the AFC Champion Kansas City Chiefs.

NFC and AFC Championship review

Chris Restivo, Staff Writer February 8, 2023

The Philadelphia Eagles beat the San Francisco 49ers 31-7 at Lincoln Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on Saturday, Jan. 29 – and later that day, the Kansas City Chiefs would go on to beat the Cincinnati...

One of the 2022 World Cup stadiums in Qatar.

Argentina vs. Netherlands

Leah Maupin, Staff Writer December 20, 2022

Argentina vs. Netherlands was one of the most important games of the World Cup. The winning team would advance to the semi-finals, while the losing team would be sent straight back home. Leading up...

Two of Oakmont’s wrestlers practicing for their next meet.

Wrestling is back

Isaac Logsdon, Sports Editor December 20, 2022

With the football and tennis seasons coming to a close,  it is no surprise that there are going to be a handful of students joining this year’s wrestling season. Even though wrestling isn’t as popular...

Oliva Pichardo getting ready to bat for Brown University baseball.

Baseball star Olivia Pichardo making history

Bella Bertoni, Staff Writer December 19, 2022

18-year-old Olivia Pichardo has become the first female baseball player in history to make it onto the division one (D1) roster. The coaches at Brown University heard about the baseball star's impressive...

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