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Wrestling team members posing post-practice with Coach Bussey.

Winter Sports Preview: Back in Action

A look into how winter athletes are feeling about the upcoming season.
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...

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...

The NBA is expected to see a rise in competition as teams approach the Finals.

NBA Mid-Year Report

Predictions for the second half of the season
Cory Snyder, Staff Writer March 16, 2021

The NBA season has officially hit the half-way point of games played and the All-Star break has just ended.  After the exciting all-star game that occurred with Team Lebron winning it, fans are excited...

Junior Sean Myles (far right) on the winners podium after taking seventh place at the CIF State Wrestling Championship.

Seventh place state success

Junior Sean Myles snags seventh place at the CIF State Wrestling Championship
Lauren Watanabe, Staff Writer March 6, 2020

Junior Sean Myles placed seventh in the CIF State Wrestling Championships on February 27-29 at the Rabobank Arena in Bakersfield, CA. Myles along with fellow junior James Mintmier were the only two wrestlers...

The varsity girls basketball seniors line up for a final photo with their friends and families (from left to right): Preet Gill, Sophia Piepmeier, Jada Holmes, Maddison Hasegowa, and Kiona Prout

Four years of buckets

Celebrating the seniors of girls' varsity basketball
Marina Alexander, Staff Writer February 13, 2020

The girls’ varsity basketball seniors played their last home game on February 6, losing to the Placer Hillmen. “Just playing basketball for this program has given me a lot of confidence that I didn’t...

Senior boys soccer players line up for one last picture with their coaches (from left to right): coach Tom Sinner, Njabulo Mkhize. Jake Neiman, Ben Gonzalez, Christian Barajas, Noah Collins, Javi Gonzalez, Pete Gonzalez, and coach Pete Gonzalez.

Looking back and moving forward

Celebrating the achievements of the boys’ soccer seniors
Marika Alexander, Staff Writer February 12, 2020

The boys' varsity soccer team had their last home game on February 6, winning 2-1 against Placer High School. For the seniors  this was their last game playing in their home stadium. “It was a...

Senior Kaidin James takes the ball down the field against the Placer Hillmen.

Coming to an end

Lauren Watanabe, Staff Writer February 11, 2020

The girls' varsity soccer team played their last home game on February 5th, losing to Placer by one goal. As the winter sports are slowly coming to their end, so is the high school soccer career for many...

Junior Nathan Greenfield goes up for a layup against the Rio Linda Knights.

Basketball Takes Top Spot

Basketball is first in league going into the second round of play
Kate MacPherson, Managing Editor & Social Media Director January 31, 2020

The varsity boys’ basketball team is currently first in league with a record of 4-1 and an overall record of 15-3, completing their first round of league play with a win against Ponderosa on January...

Winners never quit

Winners never quit

Vikings go 2-1 during last week's basketball tournament
Jack Eby, Staff Writer December 20, 2019

The Oakmont varsity boys’ basketball team had a tournament at Galt High School last weekend, and won two out of the three games that they played. The Vikings played the Kimble Jaguars, the West Wolfpack,...

Slam dunk

Slam dunk

Derek Lamb is the only freshman on the varsity boys basketball team
Jack Eby, Staff Writer December 10, 2019

Freshman Derek Lamb is on the Oakmont varsity basketball team. This is the first time a freshman has been on the varsity basketball team since varsity basketball coach John Hunter became the coach. “It's...

Its Basketball Season Again

It’s Basketball Season Again

The 2019 NBA preview.
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...

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...

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