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Casey Powell Lacrosse 16 Video Game Release

Arthur Kennington
March 14, 2016
Filed under A&E, Lifestyle, Sports

The net is ready, the consoles are geared up, and the top corner is ready to be shred with the newest Casey Powell Lacrosse 16 video game in stores now for XBOXOne, Playstation4, and consoles everywhere! For the first time in many years players everywhere will have the chance to get their hands on a...

Start of the Oakton Lacrosse Season

Start of the Oakton Lacrosse Season

Matt Corgnati
March 14, 2016
Filed under Boys Lacrosse, Girls Lacrosse, Sports, Web exclusive

Tuesday marks the start of a promising lacrosse season for both Oakton boys and girls lacrosse. Boys lacrosse kicks off its season against defending 5A state champions away at Woodbridge. The girls season starts also against Woodbridge but at Oakton on Tuesday. The Oakton boys look to improve on last...

It happens every spring

It happens every spring

Ethan Sullivan
March 14, 2016
Filed under College & Professional Sports, Sports, Web exclusive

MLB preseason excitement hits its stride as spring training play kicks off During the grueling bore of the offseason’s winter months, the ears of every baseball fan anxiously await four important words: pitchers and catchers report. Several weeks ago, after months of waiting, the exciting time...

Stephen Curry’s sensational game

Stephen Curry’s sensational game

Nathan Tankel
March 10, 2016
Filed under College & Professional Sports, Sports, Web exclusive

Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors, is known as one of the best three point shooters of all time. This year he is on average making over five threes a game which is practically unheard of. He is also shooting an incredible percentage by making almost 50 percent of his long-range shots. Because...

Oakton vs. Langley rematch ends with a sigh

Oakton vs. Langley rematch ends with a sigh

Maggie Campbell
March 8, 2016
Filed under Girls Basketball, Sports, Web exclusive

After an exciting season, the girls' basketball state semifinals on Wednesday, March 8, 2016 did not end as Oakton fans or players had hoped with a 47-38 loss. The Cougars had a rough first quarter, trailing Langely 15-5.  Going into the game, Alex Marquis, senior and point guard, went in with a ...

Oakton Girls’ Basketball: Region Champions

Oakton Girls’ Basketball: Region Champions

Tony Waltrich
March 1, 2016
Filed under Girls Basketball, Sports, Web exclusive

Down by three to the Fairfax Rebels at the end of the third quarter, one could feel the anxiety emanating from the Cougars' bench. However, the score margin was the least of Oakton's worries. Three-quarters of the way through the game, the Cougars had only scored a mere 20 points and had gone scoreless...

Spring is near as spring sport tryouts begin

Spring is near as spring sport tryouts begin

Matt Corgnati
February 23, 2016
Filed under Sports, Web exclusive

February 22 was the first day of tryouts for all spring sports at Oakton High School. Both boys and girls lacrosse, soccer, track, and tennis tryouts all begin with most first cuts coming on Wednesday and final team rosters beginning released on Friday. Oakton has an extremely large freshman class...

Swim/Dive places second and seventh in state meet

Swim/Dive places second and seventh in state meet

Jennifer Coon
February 23, 2016
Filed under Sports, Swim & Dive, Web exclusive

On Feb. 20, 2016 at George Mason University, the Oakton swim team participated in the VHSL Group 6A State Championships with 43 other teams. Dive was held on the same day at Oak Marr Recreation Center.  The Cougars did extremely well at the meet, with the girls as the state runner-up with a total of...

Maryland Women No. 5 are bringing the heat

Maryland Women No. 5 are bringing the heat

Ashley Shepard
February 23, 2016
Filed under College & Professional Sports, Sports, Web exclusive

On Sunday afternoon Maryland Terrapins continued their streak of fire by beating Northwestern. Shatori Walker-Kimbrough scored 27 points to lead No. 5 Maryland to a 79-70 win at Northwestern Sunday afternoon. The Maryland veterans combined for 70 points to lead the Terps to their ninth away win of...

Peyton Manning’s career and decision: what is next for this Super Bowl star?

Peyton Manning’s career and decision: what is next for this Super Bowl star?

Nathan Tankel
February 17, 2016
Filed under College & Professional Sports, Sports, Web exclusive

Peyton Manning was drafted first by the Indianapolis Colts in 1998. When he was drafted expectations were very high for him even as a rookie. That being said, none could have possibly foreseen how excellent a reputation  he would have as a player. After playing with the Colts and winning a Super...

Braeden Johnson: varsity basketball’s newest asset

Braeden Johnson: varsity basketball’s newest asset

Ian Fitzgerald
February 9, 2016
Filed under Boys Basketball, Sports, Web exclusive

“Passionate”. The one word that Braeden Johnson uses to describe his  drive for the game of basketball. Being on a varsity sport at Oakton shows something about one’s character: determination, hustle, experience, and ability to excel in their respective sport. These are some of the traits that...

January’s ins and outs: top three Premier League winter transfers of 2016

January’s ins and outs: top three Premier League winter transfers of 2016

Arthur Kennington
February 8, 2016
Filed under College & Professional Sports, Sports, Web exclusive

The 2016 winter transfer window as of February 1, midnight, was set to a close bringing a wrap to the most surprising deals from around all of the 20 Premier League clubs. English soccer continues to attract new faces from around the world and during the month of January, a crucial time of the season...

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