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Oakmont Girls soccer after being the only 
team to defeat Ponderosa in league

The Goals Scored and Reached this Season

A look at the amazing season performed by Oakmont’s Girls Soccer Team
Sarah McHugh, Staff Writer March 30, 2022

For the first time in years, the Oakmont Girls Varsity soccer team claims the spot of second in the league.  “Seeing all the girls work together and set the common goal of being successful in the...

Senior Greg Dimapilis goes through his motion to shoot his free throw.

Oakmont High School vs.Whitney High School, Feb. 21

Anirudh Mepperla, Sports Editor February 22, 2022

On Feb. 21, Oakmont Vikings Varsity basketball lost against the Whitney Wildcats, 57-59. Shooting guard Zach Roberts didn't like the way they started off the game. However, he remarked that the team...

Senior Brent Gill dribbles the ball up the court.

Oakmont High School vs. Lincoln High School, Feb. 11

Anirudh Mepperla, Sports Editor February 16, 2022

On Feb. 11, Oakmont Vikings Varsity basketball advanced on to 9-3 in the league after a victory over Lincoln Zebras, 55-44. Small forward Brent Gill loved the way it was a collected group effort. However,...

Sophomore Kevin Haupt dribbles the ball up the court.

Oakmont High School vs. Rio Linda High School, Feb. 9

Anirudh Mepperla, Sports Editor February 10, 2022

On Feb. 9, Oakmont Vikings Varsity basketball advances on to 7-3 in league after a victory over the Rio Linda Knights, 79-57. Center Derek Lamb loved the way it was a collected group effort on defense,...

Sophomore Kevin Haupt goes up for a layup.

Oakmont High School vs. Ponderosa High School, Jan. 31

Anirudh Mepperla, Sports Editor February 2, 2022

On Jan. 31, Oakmont Vikings Varsity basketball fell to 5-2 in the league after a loss from the Ponderosa Bruins, 64-78. Power forward, Greg Dimapilis, didn't like the way they were playing on defense....

Varsity coach Nate Stephens, talks to his team during a timeout.

Oakmont High School vs. Lincoln High School, Jan. 26

Anirudh Mepperla, Sports Editor January 27, 2022

On Jan. 26, Oakmont Vikings Varsity basketball advances on to 4-1 in league after a victory over Lincoln Zebras, 65-50. Small forward, Brent Gill, loved the way it was a collected group effort, helping...

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...

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