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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...

Warriors in Paradise

Warriors in Paradise

Jack Eby, Staff Writer

October 30, 2019

The Golden State Warriors’ Klay Thompson will be missing the rest of the 2019-2020 season with an ACL tear that he suffered during the sixth game of the NBA Finals.  However, the question is: what does this mean for the Warriors? Now with Klay Thompson out, the Warriors are down three of their star players they ...

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...

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...

Making a Splash

Making a Splash

Faith Bertoni, Staff Writer

October 15, 2019

Sophomore Gracie McGrane has been playing water polo for many years, which has led to her participating in two Junior Olympics. “This year will be my fifth year playing water polo,” McGrane said. “I started playing at a club called Sacramento Water Polo Club the fall of my sixth grade ye...

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...

Believe & Achieve

Believe & Achieve

Jack Eby, Staff Writer

October 15, 2019

Junior Emma Hirsch balances her time with advanced classes while playing on the varsity volleyball team and track team. “Before volleyball, I'll try to get most of my homework done, and then come home, and then finish my homework,” Hirsch said. Hirsch has played volleyball since the sixth grade. ...

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