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It’s Basketball Season Again

It’s Basketball Season Again

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 Los Angeles Lakers and the New Orleans Pelicans made headlines on June 15, 2019. The Lakers gave up L...

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 top goal scorer by 10 goals. Johnson has played at the varsity level ever since he came to Oakmont his...

Season in review: Varsity Boys’ Soccer

Season in review: Varsity Boys’ Soccer

Kaitlyn Edwards, Staff writer

February 19, 2019

Our boys soccer team went undefeated this season after all of the work and effort that the boys put in. The team improved their skills and worked together to become league champions. “The best part of the season was going on a 7 game win streak leading into playoffs,” junior Christian Barajas...

Best NBA Trade Deadline Moves of 2019

Best NBA Trade Deadline Moves of 2019

Paul McLaughlin, Staff Writer, Sports Editor, & Copy Editor

February 8, 2019

There were 24 total trades in the NBA since last Thursday and with that, there were a lot of good or even great deals that were made across the league. Here's the recap on our picks for the best moves that teams made at the trade deadline for the 2018-2019 NBA season.   1) Kristaps Porzingis, New York Knicks to t...

The James Harden show has no brakes in sight

The James Harden show has no brakes in sight

Paul McLaughlin, Staff Writer, Sports Editor, & Copy Editor

January 24, 2019

On Wednesday night, the Houston Rockets defeated the New York Knicks 114-110 in a game where Houston Rockets superstar James Harden poured in a career-high 61 points, tying Kobe Bryant for the most points scored by an opponent at Madison Square Garden. Harden has scored at least 30 points in 21 straig...

The NBA is having a triple-double invigoration

The NBA is having a triple-double invigoration

Paul McLaughlin, Staff Writer, Sports Editor, & Copy Editor

January 23, 2019

A triple-double is defined as an achievement wherein a player must accumulate a double-digit total in three of five statistical categories (assists, blocks, points, rebounds, and steals) over the course of a single game. In the 2011-2012 NBA season, ex-Boston Celtic, Rajon Rondo, led the entire league in tr...

Going for the goal!

Going for the goal!

Kaitlyn Edwards, Staff Writer

December 6, 2018

Both boys varsity and junior varsity soccer teams at Oakmont are working hard to become the best that they can be this season. The varsity team is working their hardest to make it to playoffs and then, hopefully, state. Varsity “The season is going to go well because this year we have so many ...

Wrestling’s first win

Wrestling’s first win

Kate MacPherson, Staff Writer & Copy Editor

December 3, 2018

Saturday marked varsity wrestling’s first tournament of the season. The team took first place at the Tokay high school invitational for the second year in a row. “Our team is starting to become an actual program where Oakmont will be a high school that’s known [for wrestling],” junior team...

Kings off to a royal start

Kings off to a royal start

Paul McLaughlin, Staff Writer, Sports Editor, & Copy Editor

November 13, 2018

After a 107-99 win against the Orlando Magic on October 30th, the Kings stand at four straight wins after their 1-3 start, resulting in a 5-3 record. While only having two more wins than losses, the quality of those wins is what matters. They have beaten the playoff-caliber Miami Heat, Washington Wizards...

Go after your goals

Jascha Molina, Staff Writer & Editor

November 1, 2018

The girls soccer team is currently training hard for the upcoming season. The team has moved up their place in league this year, which brings out a fresh start and opens many new opportunities for them. “We have a new league and a large group of seniors who I’ve worked with in the last four years....

Early NBA Award Predictions

Early NBA Award Predictions

Paul McLaughlin, Staff Writer, Sports Editor, & Copy Editor

October 17, 2018

  The beginning of a new NBA season is always exciting, seeing established players and rookies alike setting expectations for the next eight months of the NBA. However early it may be, it is never too soon to start predicting the award winners of the season. Below are my predictions for two of...

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