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Oakton’s Playoff Hopes

Jacob Rutzick, Staff Writer
May 15, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Sports

The playoffs are coming up for Oakton baseball which means that the team must work even harder to win each game. This years Oakton baseball team was surprisingly good. After the disappointment of last year, in which the team had its second losing record in the last ten years even with Joe Rizzo,...

Special Olympics fundraisers to support today

Special Olympics fundraisers to support today

Jennifer Coon, Copy Editor
May 15, 2017
Filed under News, Oakton News, Sports, Uncategorized, Web exclusive

  Many students at Oakton are involved in Special Olympics. Whether it be as a coach or athlete, these students are promoting inclusion at the community, state, and even global level. Each Special Olympics program Oakton has, basketball, track and field, and swimming, encourages all Oakton students ...

How Chelsea Won the 2016 EPL Title

How Chelsea Won the 2016 EPL Title
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Matthew Corgnati, Staff Writer
May 15, 2017
Filed under Sports, Web exclusive

After the whistle blew at the Hawthorns giving Chelsea a 1-0 victory over West Brom, they were mathematically crowned champions of the English Premier League. Despite having one of the league's strongest squads, not many people gave them a legitimate shot to jump from their 10th place finish in the 20...

The Last Stretch for Champions League Qualification

The Last Stretch for Champions League Qualification

Arthur Kennington, Sports Editor
May 11, 2017
Filed under College & Professional Sports, Sports

As this year’s Premier league season looks to be in its final depths, the question on many minds will pertain to who will get the champions league qualification for next year. The top four teams at the end of the season will qualify and play the best teams in Europe in what is known as the most pr...

Oakton Swim Club sends six swimmers to Special Olympics in June

Oakton Swim Club sends six swimmers to Special Olympics in June

Jennifer Coon, Copy Editor
May 3, 2017
Filed under News, Sports, Swim & Dive, Web exclusive

  On Apr. 23, 14 Oakton Swim Club athletes competed at the Special Olympics Virginia Regional meet at George Mason University. At this meet, the athletes could qualify for the State Summer Games in June at the University of Richmond.   Oakton Swim Club is Oakton’s Special Olympics swim team. ...

Predictions for the second round of the NBA playoffs

Predictions for the second round of the NBA playoffs

Nikhil Mahajan, Staff Writer
May 3, 2017
Filed under Boys Basketball, College & Professional Sports, Sports

The 2017 NBA playoffs are already well underway with the second round almost setup. After the Cleveland Cavaliers swept their opponents, the Indiana Pacers, in a deceivingly close series, they are now poised to play against the Toronto Raptors while the number one eastern conference seed, the Boston Ce...

The Washington Capitals

Jacob Rutzick, Staff Writer
May 1, 2017
Filed under Sports

The Washington Capitals are one of the best teams in the NHL that will never do well in the playoffs and everybody knows it. The Capitals have an insanely good team every year, but they can never find a way to win. Statistically the Caps are the best they have ever been in the last ten years. The r...

NBA Draft Predictions

NBA Draft Predictions

Arthur Kennington, Sports Editor
April 30, 2017
Filed under College & Professional Sports, Sports

With all eyes on the start of the 2017 NBA playoffs, fans of their struggling teams that didn’t make the playoff 16 look to the NBA draft in June for the top picks to revitalize the past. Predictions for the first round and the first pick have been all debated by the media as Lonzo Ball, Josh Jacks...

Champions League Quarter Finals

Champions League Quarter Finals

Matthew Corgnati, Staff Writer
April 30, 2017
Filed under College & Professional Sports, Sports, Web exclusive

The UEFA Champions League is the world's biggest stage for European clubs to compete at the highest levels against the top teams from other nations. The quarter finals saw Leicester City vs Atletico Madrid, Juventus vs Barcelona, Dortmund vs Monaco, and Real Madrid vs Bayern Munich. This years competition...

Oakton vs. Madison

Jacob Rutzick, Staff Writer
April 5, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Sports

Oakton and Madison have a long standing rivalry and every year they battle it out for Vienna domination. The Vienna in challenge is where Oakton and Madison battle it out in every spring sport to see who is better. This year the main attraction was the baseball game because Oakton baseball is ranked 10...

The Number Don’t Lie

Nick Sims, Staff Writer
March 30, 2017
Filed under Feature, Football, Oakton students, Sports

With the NFL Draft coming up on Apr 27, this can be a stressful time for many teams. During the draft, all 32 teams are looking for players that can make an impact; no position on the football field impacts their team greater than a quarterback. This years’ quarterback draft class is seen to be a we...

Club Soccer

Club Soccer

Nathan Tankel, Staff Writer
March 30, 2017
Filed under Sports

Club Soccer is a very popular sport for High School students to participate in outside of school. It provides a great environment for the students to play a sport they love and also the team normally contains many passionate players. In fact, many club soccer teams are even better then some High Sch...

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