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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...

Junior Mia Hirsch running in a cross-country meet last season

High School Sports: There’s Still Hope

Purple tier allows for resumption of some high school sports
Kate MacPherson, Staff Writer & Editor-in-Chief February 16, 2021

Cross country, Boys Golf, Girls Tennis, and Swim are the first sports currently being allowed to practice as Placer County remains in the purple tier. Many upperclassmen athletes like junior cross country...

Senior Kailer Fulton, third from the left, pictured with five of her teammates.

Senior Kailer Fulton commits to Southern Oregon University for softball

Marika Alexander, Staff Writer September 10, 2020

On August 24, senior softball player Kailer Fulton announced that she committed to Southern Oregon University to play for the women’s softball team. “I was incredibly excited to commit to SOU,”...

Committing to Play

Committing to Play

Senior baseball players commit to Pac-12 colleges.
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,”...

Photo of the varsity baseball team after winning the tournament in Modesto

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....

Oakmonts track team performing at their peak.

On your marks!

The track season kicked off with a meet at Sac State.
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...

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...

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