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The Student News Site of Oakmont High School

Norse Notes

The Student News Site of Oakmont High School

Norse Notes

PNC Park, home of the Pittsburgh Pirates, shines bright under the Pennsylvania sun.

MLB Year in Review: Pittsburgh Pirates

Matty Hauth, Copy Editor October 5, 2022

The Pittsburgh Pirates used to be a highly-revered franchise, dominating 1970s baseball. With the likes of seven-time All-Star and Hall of Famer Willie Stargell leading the team, it was safe to say the...

Girls Water Polo fights strong through adversity.

Life in the water

Pearce Robinson, Sports Editor September 29, 2022

Seniors Presley Wilcox, Julia Petersen, and Rose Rajeev have all played Water Polo for Oakmont High School since the beginning of their high school careers. Within the past four years, the Oakmont Girls...

Fenway Park, home of the Boston Red Sox since 1912.

MLB Year in Review: Boston Red Sox

Matty Hauth, Copy Editor September 28, 2022

For a team to go from World Series to 10th in their league within 5 seasons is not rare by any means. For a team to underperform after high pre-season expectations is even more common. For a team like...

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...

Character select screen featured in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.

Oakmont Esports

Isaac Logsdon, Sports Editor September 12, 2022

Oakmont has started opening up their sports like football, cross country, and even an esports team.   Esports was founded at Oakmont in 2018 where people get to play video games in a competitive...

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...

The Oakmont Varsity Boys’ Tennis team poses for a picture.

Oakmont High School vs. Christian Brothers, May 5

Anirudh Mepperla, Sports Editor May 9, 2022

On May 5, the Oakmont Vikings Boys’ Varsity tennis team advanced to the second round of the playoffs after a victory over Christian Brothers, 7-2. Right from the start, the team, along with senior...

Freshman Alexis Stahlecker (33) on the sidelines with Coach Mac Hughes

Upcoming 2022 Powder Puff

Addison Turner, Staff Writer April 8, 2022

2022 is the first time in two years that Oakmont students are able to do Powder Puff. 2022 freshman, sophomore and juniors will be up against seniors.  Freshman Alexis Stahlecker joined Powder...

Powder Puff senior team in a huddle during the game

Seniors ready for Powder Puff

Corentin De Belder, Staff Writer April 8, 2022

The senior girls look forward to getting the victory over the juniors, sophomores, and freshmen on Apr. 7. The rules of Powder Puff are very similar to football as they can't down block or tackle. “The...

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