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Teeing Off the Week

Teeing Off the Week

Kaitlyn Edwards, Sports Editor

October 15, 2019

To kick off the week, the varsity girls golf team traveled to Haggin Oaks Golf Course to play in their second league tournament of the year. “I think one of the most important things in golf is to be prepared, not only mentally, but [having] what club you’re going to use in mind,” sophomore S...

Committing to Play

Committing to Play

Kaitlyn Edwards, Sports Editor

October 14, 2019

Seniors Carson Blatnick and TJ Nichols have both committed to colleges to play baseball at the collegiate level. Carson Blatnick “My biggest inspirations have been my dad and my brothers,” Blatnick said. “They were the ones to initially introduce me to the game when I was younger. I’ve ...

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...

It’s Basketball Season Again

It’s Basketball Season Again

Jack Eby, Staff Writer

October 7, 2019

There were a lot of offseason trades that occurred during the past NBA offseason that have made the upcoming 2019-2020 NBA season much more exciting for many fans. Anthony Davis’ trade between the Los Angeles Lakers and the New Orleans Pelicans made headlines on June 15, 2019. The Lakers gave up L...

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...

Gaming To The Max

Gaming To The Max

Kaitlyn Edwards, Sports Editor

September 17, 2019

During their second year of being an official Oakmont club, the esports club will be playing Overwatch and League of Legends in hopes of winning the national tournaments for each game. “Our two games per year are determined by our league, the North American Scholastic Esports Federation,” coach...

Running to be a Champ

Running to be a Champ

Kaitlyn Edwards, Sports Editor

September 9, 2019

Adrenaline is running through Colin Wong’s veins as he is getting closer to the finish line. He continues to get faster and faster, even though he is tired. He finishes the race, and immediately feels shocked and excited as it dawns on him — he just placed seventh place in the nation. Junior ...

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.

Rookie Rush

Rookie Rush

Ibrahim Arif, Staff Writer

May 10, 2019

Finally, the moment NFL fans have been waiting for, the draft. The showcase of new talent coming into the league. Here are a couple of the best picks of the draft.   Right off the bat, Kyler Murray became the number one pick. Kyler Murray, a quarterback from Oklahoma, was drafted by the Arizona...

A League of his Own

Gabe Latog, Staff Writer

April 24, 2019

Varsity soccer player and senior Zwannah “Z” Johnson made a mark in his final high school season in 2019, scoring 25 goals in 19 league games, solidifying himself as the Foothill Valley League’s top goal scorer by 10 goals. Johnson has played at the varsity level ever since he came to Oakmont his...

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