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Girls Cross Country Takes Second at States

Girls Cross Country Takes Second at States

Rebecca Woodhouse
November 17, 2015
Filed under Sports, Web exclusive

Cross country- all it takes is all you got. On Friday, November 13, girls cross country competed in the 6A state meet. The entire girls team qualified after getting first at conference and third at regionals. Oakton’s seven fastest girls raced at the state meet at Great Meadows at the Plain, Virginia....

League of Legends World Championships to Conclude this Saturday

League of Legends World Championships to Conclude this Saturday

Aidan Kuester
November 11, 2015
Filed under Sports, Web exclusive

This weekend marks perhaps the single biggest event to take place annually in the e-sports world: the league of legends world championship. After almost a month of games to progress from twenty teams down to a final two, there are many memorable moments to look back over and celebrate. As SKT Telecom...

Klopp the savior of the Kop

Klopp the savior of the Kop

Arthur Kennington
November 11, 2015
Filed under Sports, Web exclusive

With the sacking of Brendan Rodgers and Liverpool’s mediocre start to the 2015-16 season, managerial staff looked towards a new direction in the path of the club. Fans of Liverpool knew this day would come but because of it’s such subtlety, nobody knew what to expect. Rumours of players leaving,...

The chase for a three Peet

The chase for a three Peet

Owen McCarty
November 11, 2015
Filed under Sports, Web exclusive

 The last two seasons for girls cross country have ended up with them being state champions. That is an incredible accomplishment for any team. After a district championship and third place performance at regionals, the team looks forwards to states. This girls team is very young and has only two se...

Varsity wins District Championships 3-1

Varsity wins District Championships 3-1

Katie Thompson
November 9, 2015
Filed under Sports, Web exclusive

On Thursday night, Oakton's Varsity Volleyball team took on Robinson High School in the District finals at Centreville High School. The stands were filled with Robinson and Oakton fans, each cheering on their schools to become the Concorde Conference champions. The Cougars started off strong, crushing...

Oakton Football Qualifies For Playoffs

Oakton Football Qualifies For Playoffs

Matt Corgnati
November 9, 2015
Filed under Sports, Web exclusive

Two weeks ago the Oakton Cougars sat at 3-5 after coming off a crushing overtime loss to Broad Run. Many people had questioned the Cougars and wondered if they could even make the playoffs. Two weeks later the Cougars are now 5-5 after two dominating victories over Falls Church and Herndon. Many are...

First Five Games

First Five Games

Nathan Tankel
November 5, 2015
Filed under Sports

Oakton Football is a very important part of student life. It allows students to come together and share a common interest. It lets them demonstrate their school spirit and pride of being a part of Oakton High School. From the beginning of their season this year, the football team has performed well....

Heisman Hopefuls

Heisman Hopefuls

Owen McCarty
November 5, 2015
Filed under Sports

Every year, college football players compete their hardest in hopes of winning college football’s most prestigious award, the Heisman Trophy. This year, there are 5 Heisman hopefuls that we are going to focus on. Firstly is Ohio State’s running back, Ezekiel Elliott; another is Leonard Fournett...

The Sentiment of Senior Night

The Sentiment of Senior Night

Kristen Peters
November 2, 2015
Filed under Sports, Web exclusive

Senior Night is an exciting and sentimental night for senior athletes and their families as they say their final goodbyes to their beloved high school sports careers. For athletes, this night goes far beyond just walking up the track and receiving a handshake. Many athletes have grown up with their teammates...

Seniority Rules: Senior team cruises to 37-14 victory in girls Powder Puff game

Seniority Rules: Senior team cruises to 37-14 victory in girls Powder Puff game

Ethan Sullivan
November 2, 2015
Filed under Sports, Web exclusive

Revenge can be a powerful force in sports. For the senior girls playing in last week’s Powder Puff football game, that emotion propelled them to one of the most commanding victories of the game’s recent history. Coming off of a game last year where their junior squad came a questionable holding...

Happy to be a tree

Happy to be a tree

Jennifer Coon
October 28, 2015
Filed under Sports

Senior Megan Byrnes, the 14th ranked recruit of the Class of 2016 for swimming, verbally committed to Stanford University in July this summer. Byrnes said that her choice of attending the university in Palo Alto in the fall was the best for her future, and it was the perfect fit of academics and swimming....

Dig Pink: Fight For A Cure

Dig Pink: Fight For A Cure

Katie Thompson
October 28, 2015
Filed under Sports

On Monday, Oct. 20, Oakton Volleyball faced off against Robinson Secondary School at its annual "Dig Pink" game. Dig Pink is an event that happens all around the country, supported by the Side-Out Foundation that raises money to find a cure for stage IV, or metastatic, breast cancer. This year, the Oakton...

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