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Norse Notes

The Student News Site of Oakmont High School

Norse Notes

The Student News Site of Oakmont High School

Norse Notes

Wrestling team members posing post-practice with Coach Bussey.

Winter Sports Preview: Back in Action

Ashleigh Thorson, Staff Writer November 5, 2021

The weather’s getting colder, Odin has begun using his fur coat, and Oakmont winter sport athletes are gearing up for the winter season.  This year, all sports are returning to their normal schedules...

The Celtics’ Larry Bird (pictured) makes a layup during a game

Larry Bird: The Best Player to Ever Grace the Court

Markus Groves, Staff Writer November 4, 2021

Most avid basketball fans passionately argue over which player they consider to be the “greatest of all time” (i.e. the GOAT). Among the most prominent names fans choose are those of Michael Jordan,...

Seniors Mia Hirsch and Peyton Fisher
stand proudly with their medals.

Oakmont Runs for Gold and Glory

Matty Hauth, Copy Editor November 4, 2021

Oakmont runners had the opportunity to compete in the 73rd annual cross country invitational, commonly referred to as Mt. SAC on Oct 15, 22, and 23. Hosting over 12,000 elementary, middle, and high...

The Oakmont Girls Tennis team poses for a photo together.

Oakmont girls tennis makes history

Anirudh Mepperla and Remi Royer November 2, 2021

For the first time since 1995, the Oakmont girls tennis team has won the league title, finishing with a 15-1 record. Right from the start, the team, including team captain and senior Mierra Ong, had...

Erin Hyman competing in a huge swimming competition.

Swimming Her Way to the Top

Alexis Medina, Staff Writer November 1, 2021

Oakmont sophomore Erin Hyman’s interests completely changed when she took her first swimming lesson.  The mini heart attack most people feel before a race, competition, or tournament, but being able...

MLB and MiLB Housing Crisis

MLB and MiLB Housing Crisis

Rodolfo Gomez, Staff Writer November 1, 2021

For a long time, there has been a problem with the MLB Minor League system. Many players' salaries are very little, and they have a tough time finding housing and support. Housing is part of the majority...

Oakmont and Nevada Union prepare to face off.

Especially Bright Friday Night Lights

Anirudh Mepperla and Remi Royer October 25, 2021

On Friday, Oct. 15, the Oakmont football team hosted Nevada Union in the first Homecoming Game since 2019. The Oakmont football team had a joyful experience, coming out onto the field to play their...

MLB Postseason Madness

MLB Postseason Madness

Rodolfo Gomez, Staff Writer October 4, 2021

As we round up the MLB regular season, the MLB postseason bracket is almost set to go and ready for the action leading to an exciting postseason of baseball. At the start of the season, there were many...

Ja Morant (12) in a game against the Washington Wizards.

2 NBA Sleeper Teams to Watch for Heading into the Approaching 2021-22 NBA Season

Brent Gill, Staff Writer October 4, 2021

October 19, 2021 marks the start of 2021-22 the NBA season, when young teams, including the Sacramento Kings and the Memphis Grizzlies, will look to have a breakout season and reach the playoffs. With...

A drawing of Roberto Clemente.

Hispanic Heritage- The Legacy of Roberto Clemente

Rodolfo Gomez, Staff Writer October 1, 2021

As we celebrate Hispanic heritage month, we go through and celebrate the legacy of those who impacted our lives. A life full of baseball and inspiration. Roberto Clemente was a ballplayer who played...

Oakmont’s fierce water polo players battling it out in the pool.

Oakmont Girls’ Water Polo Team Wins Victory Over Roseville Tigers

Teagan Fair, Staff Writer September 3, 2021

On Wednesday, Sept. 1, the Oakmont girls water polo team faced the Roseville Tigers and won, 14-9. The coach blew his whistle and two equally determined teams were off to the center of the pool. As...

Ella Pock (4) and Chloe Kelly (14) secure a spectacular block against Vista.

Vikings’ Varsity Coming Home

Sophia Earnest, Features Editor August 27, 2021

On August 24, the Oakmont’s Varsity Girls Volleyball team played their second game of the season against Vista del Lago on Viking territory. Varsity followed the Oakmont’s Junior Varsity team,...

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