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NA LCS Spring Split Comes to a Close

NA LCS Spring Split Comes to a Close

Aidan Kuester
April 14, 2015
Filed under Sports, Web exclusive

This past weekend the North American League Championship Series, a competitive e-sports group, held it's spring quarterfinals to determine which two teams would fight for the title of North American champions. After a season spanning from January until late March, four strong teams had emerged: Team...

Farmer or athlete?

Farmer or athlete?

Erin Preaskorn
April 14, 2015
Filed under Sports, Web exclusive

Are your tan lines more outlined then the lines on the field you play your sport on? Have you ever seen someone appear to be athletic and wondered to yourself, “Hmm, I wonder what sport they play?” Well your questions can now be answered! Here is a little guide on how to tell what sport an athlete...

BSOC scores on and off the field

BSOC scores on and off the field

Erin Preaskorn
April 10, 2015
Filed under Sports, Web exclusive

Boys’ soccer won 1-0 against Herndon playing through the light misty rain on Apr. 9. With senior Millan Khadka scoring early in the first half, the players spent the rest of the game defending their lead despite the Herndon team’s vicious playing and some terrible calls from the referees. "The...

Another successful season for varsity girls basketball

Another successful season for varsity girls basketball

Kathryn Tatum
April 8, 2015
Filed under Sports, Web exclusive

The girls Varsity basketball team has had an outstanding history, and the team continued to be successful this winter season. The Oakton girls finished their season with an impressive 24-2 record, and went on to win 6A Girls Districts and Regionals. The team then traveled to VCU for State semifinals, b...

Madness in March

Tony Waltrich
March 17, 2015
Filed under Sports, Web exclusive

The NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament is one of the most awaited American sporting events of the year. After months of hard work, 68 college men's basketball teams have been selected to play in a single elimination tournament where only one thing is certain. Nobody, not even the experts, knows who is...

Cougars Take Over CYA House Basketball

Cougars Take Over CYA House Basketball

dannyraust
March 12, 2015
Filed under Sports, Web exclusive

This year senior cougars have taken CYA house basketball by storm. Over 40 Oakton Seniors are playing house basketball this year, alongside students from high schools such as Westfield, Chantilly, and Freedom. This has created an incredibly competitive season. Teams such as the Lighteningdogs and Thundercats...

Girls basketball are regional champions

Girls basketball are regional champions

Erin Preaskorn
March 10, 2015
Filed under Girls Basketball, Sports

Oakton Girls basketball has always been one of the school’s most impressive teams, with winning records, an award winning coach, and a talented group of players. Now, the team can add 2015 6A North Region Champions to their long list of victories.   Many Oakton students attended this nail biter...

#9 in the nation, #1 in our hearts

#9 in the nation, #1 in our hearts

Erin Preaskorn
March 10, 2015
Filed under Dance, Sports, Web exclusive

Dance Team placed ninth in the Universal Dance Association National Dance Team Championship in Orlando, Florida, held from Jan. 30 to Feb. 1, placing in the single digits for the first time in nine years. “There are different categories,” said senior captain Muriel Wandey. “We competed in the pom...

They just kept swimming

They just kept swimming

Erin Preaskorn
February 3, 2015
Filed under Sports, Swim & Dive, Web exclusive

Oakton Swim and Dive and Conference District Champions have become synonymous over the past four years, and this year was no exception. Led by coach Parker Ramsdell, the Cougars finished off their already impressive regular season Saturday night at Districts, with Varsity Boys Swim and Dive clinching...

Signing to seal the deal

Signing to seal the deal

Erin Preaskorn
January 15, 2015
Filed under Baseball, Girls Basketball, Girls Lacrosse, Oakton News, Sports, Swim & Dive

National Signing Day occurred during the third week of November, where athletes from various sports all over the country signed their National Letter of Intent. The National Letter of Intent (NLI) is a document used to indicate a student athlete’s commitment to take part in athletics at National Col...

Let’s get a little bit rowdy

Let’s get a little bit rowdy

courtneydo
November 6, 2014
Filed under Sports

Under new sporting event regulations, the traditional tailgating and crowd behavior for students has been altered and some may say being under the constant eye of administration and fearing repercussions can put a slight damper on school spirit. But have no fear, Cougars, for we know how to be safe and...

A Field of Dreams: Oakton Hosts Aspiring European Ballplayers

A Field of Dreams: Oakton Hosts Aspiring European Ballplayers

Ethan Sullivan
November 6, 2014
Filed under College & Professional Sports, Sports

Earlier this month, Oakton was greeted by a very unique group of visitors. During the week of September 29th to October 3rd, Oakton’s baseball program played host to a team of players who traveled from Europe and were practicing for their shot at being recruited by American college coaches. The team,...

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