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Rough & Tough Powder Puff

Rough & Tough Powder Puff

Ella Juarez, Staff Writer

April 9, 2019

Powder puff is an annual event that happens once a year at Oakmont High School. It is a flag football game where girls play against other girls in different grade levels.   The game happened on Wednesday night. The first game between freshman and sophomores was at 6:00 p.m. The second game betwe...

A Home Run Start for Varsity Baseball

A Home Run Start for Varsity Baseball

Paul McLaughlin, Staff Writer, Sports Editor, & Copy Editor

March 29, 2019

Our varsity baseball team has gone on an amazing 10-0 run to start off the season. This far into the season, they are ranked first in the section, twelfth in the state, and sixtieth in the entire country. On March 26, 2019, the varsity baseball team started off with league play with a 4-3 win over the Li...

On your marks!

On your marks!

Amelia Bella, Staff Writer

March 8, 2019

The 2018-2019 track season has begun and the athletes are working hard to prepare for the upcoming meets. On March 2, there was a varsity meet held at Sacramento State University. Most notably, the boys’ 4x200 meter race got fourth place overall with a time of 1:34 and the girls’ 4x400 got third...

All about that base

All about that base

Neveah Hernandez, Staff Writer

March 5, 2019

Playing softball is not just about how they play the game, but about the bonds that they form with their teammates. They are not just a softball team, they're a family that grows and learns together. “I'm really close with my teammates on and off the field,” senior Jordyn Oliver said. “We [sometimes]...

Season in review: Varsity Boys’ Soccer

Season in review: Varsity Boys’ Soccer

Kaitlyn Edwards, Staff writer

February 19, 2019

Our boys soccer team went undefeated this season after all of the work and effort that the boys put in. The team improved their skills and worked together to become league champions. “The best part of the season was going on a 7 game win streak leading into playoffs,” junior Christian Barajas...

Best NBA Trade Deadline Moves of 2019

Best NBA Trade Deadline Moves of 2019

Paul McLaughlin, Staff Writer, Sports Editor, & Copy Editor

February 8, 2019

There were 24 total trades in the NBA since last Thursday and with that, there were a lot of good or even great deals that were made across the league. Here's the recap on our picks for the best moves that teams made at the trade deadline for the 2018-2019 NBA season.   1) Kristaps Porzingis, New York Knicks to t...

Super Bowl LIII: “Ball Don’t Lie”

Super Bowl LIII: “Ball Don’t Lie”

Paul McLaughlin, Staff Writer, Sports Editor, & Copy Editor

February 5, 2019

“Ball don’t lie” is a phrase popularized by former four-time NBA All-Star Rasheed Wallace. It is generally used as a response to a situation in sports, typically basketball, where a team gets a questionable call in their favor but fails to benefit. It is normally used in situations where there ...

All FORE Oakmont athletics

All FORE Oakmont athletics

Nevaeh Hernandez, Staff Writer

February 4, 2019

The 2019 Oakmont Athletics Golf Tournament will be held on Friday, March 15 at Morgan Creek Golf Course. It is simple to form a team, or be added to one, and compete in a 9-hole, shotgun golf game that starts at 3p.m. The winning teams, along with those who have the longest drive, and are the closest to t...

The NFL’s 2019 Pro Bowl in review

The NFL’s 2019 Pro Bowl in review

Stephen Morettini, Staff Writer

February 1, 2019

Every year before the Super Bowl, the best players from the American Football Conference (AFC) and the National Football Conference (NFC) face off in the Pro Bowl. This year's Pro Bowl was no different with star-studded rosters of seasoned veterans and young prospects in their rookie and sophomore s...

The James Harden show has no brakes in sight

The James Harden show has no brakes in sight

Paul McLaughlin, Staff Writer, Sports Editor, & Copy Editor

January 24, 2019

On Wednesday night, the Houston Rockets defeated the New York Knicks 114-110 in a game where Houston Rockets superstar James Harden poured in a career-high 61 points, tying Kobe Bryant for the most points scored by an opponent at Madison Square Garden. Harden has scored at least 30 points in 21 straig...

The NBA is having a triple-double invigoration

The NBA is having a triple-double invigoration

Paul McLaughlin, Staff Writer, Sports Editor, & Copy Editor

January 23, 2019

A triple-double is defined as an achievement wherein a player must accumulate a double-digit total in three of five statistical categories (assists, blocks, points, rebounds, and steals) over the course of a single game. In the 2011-2012 NBA season, ex-Boston Celtic, Rajon Rondo, led the entire league in tr...

When in doubt, cheer your heart out!

When in doubt, cheer your heart out!

Grace Smith and Bailey Hintz

January 23, 2019

Oakmont hosts 30th annual cheer competition Oakmont’s cheerleading team just had a competition on January 19, 2019. The team has been practicing over these past couple of weeks to get ready for the show. “I really like to go to competitions, they are always really fun,” junior Danny Clark sa...

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