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The Raiders’ Ship Sinks

The Raiders’ Ship Sinks

January 19, 2017
Filed under Sports

The performance of this year’s Raiders team has changed the whole league’s perception of the franchise. Before this year they hadn't won over 8 games since 2002 and were widely regarded as the “scrubs” of the league and a terrible team. Derek Carr was the main reason behind the changes that occurr...

Clemson Knock Off Alabama

Clemson Knock Off Alabama

Owen McCarty, Staff Writer
January 19, 2017
Filed under Sports

     On Monday night after a weekend packed with NFL playoff football, it was time for the NCAA National Championship to commence. This game was a match-up between the Clemson Tigers and the Alabama Crimson Tide. Alabama were the undeniable favorite headed into the game led by freshman quarterback Ja...

The too good Tigers

The too good Tigers

Nick Sims, Staff Writer
January 19, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Sports

    The seventh grade CYA Tigers basketball team are on a roll. Coached by Oakton High School senior, Nate Brodsky, the Tigers are undefeated, winning four games and have broken a CYA record of 250 points scored within a four-game stretch. The Tigers feature the league’s best player, An...

Do the Redskins Want to Keep Captain Kirk at The Helm?

Jacob Rutzick, Staff Writer
January 17, 2017
Filed under Sports

2016 was an important year for Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins. The Redskins organization was trying to make the choice about whether or not the keep Cousins running the offense for times to come. Cousins was playing his hardest to try and win his team a spot in the playoffs and get himself a long term co...

World Series Breakdown

Jacob Rutzick, Staff Writer
December 15, 2016
Filed under Baseball, Sports

College Football Playoff Prediction

College Football Playoff Prediction

Matthew Corgnati, Business Manager/ Staff Writer
November 15, 2016
Filed under Sports, Web exclusive

      After the past weeks of upsets throughout the top ten teams of the college football world, the 4 team college football playoff is looking a lot different than many people thought it would. Through the first 10 games, a few of the usual powerhouse teams are still comm...

The Warriors and Cavaliers Begin the Season

The Warriors and Cavaliers Begin the Season

Nathan Tankel, Staff Writer
November 14, 2016
Filed under Sports

After the end of the 2015-2016 NBA season, the Warriors and the Cavaliers were regarded as the best teams in the league. They played in the finals where the Cavaliers came back from a 3-1 lead to defeat the Warriors. LeBron James was the difference maker; he was impossible to guard and dominated the...

PowderPuff at Oakton is more than a football game

PowderPuff at Oakton is more than a football game

Nathan Tankel, Staff Writer
October 27, 2016
Filed under Sports

The PowderPuff football game is an event held every year at Oakton. There are two teams and both are made up of Junior and Senior girls. One team has representatives of the Juniors and the other has members of the Seniors. Both teams are also coached by Oakton teachers and other teachers besides the...

MLB Postseason Race

Arthur Kennington, Sports Editor
October 4, 2016
Filed under College & Professional Sports, Sports

Yes, it is October, the most exciting time of year for many baseball fans across the world, as the start to the month annually gives excitement as teams battle it out over a spot in the playoffs. Wild card or Division title, the standings over the regular season don’t matter one bit because there is...

The Passing of Jose Fernandez

Owen McCarty, Staff Writer
October 2, 2016
Filed under Baseball, Sports, Uncategorized

   On Sept. 25,  Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez passed away tragically in a boating accident. Fernandez was an immigrant from Cuba, and he had tried to defect from Cuba three times until he and his mother finally made it on the fourth try. Last year, he became a U.S. citizen. Even Bryce Harp...

Rio Olympics: USA Medal Count

Rio Olympics: USA Medal Count

Kathryn Tatum, Editor-in-Chief
August 20, 2016
Filed under Sports, Web exclusive

The 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio have been historic for the United States. From Michael Phelps claiming his 22nd gold medal to the "final five" winning the team all-around competition, U.S. athletes are making their country prouder than ever. The games are not yet finished and the U.S. already has...

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