Oakton Outlook

Athlete Summer Plans

Jade Brooks May 27, 2022

As an athlete, staying in shape during the off season is of the utmost importance. Many of our committed Oakton athletes have various self-improvement plans for the summer. Varsity Football player, Jalen...

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NBA Finals: A Season That No One Expected

Coming down to the wire of another NBA season, many teams that were expected to perform well, struggled.
Kaleb Steele, Staff Writer May 25, 2022

A lot of teams didn’t perform well, one of those “amazing” teams that everyone thought was gonna go back to the finals this year was the Phoenix Suns but they had a classic choke show. “not mentioning...

NFL Draft Stage 2022

NFL Draft 2022: What Happens In Vegas, Stays In Vegas (Draft Winners & Losers)

As NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell approaches the podium the crowd roars with boos, while all the prospects sit there with nervousness and excitement in their eyes.
Kaleb Steele, Staff Writer May 5, 2022

Winners   The Detroit Lions held the number 2 pick which was their fourth straight year having their first pick in the top 10. This year the Lions took the “best player available” by selecting...

New opportunities for Dasha Potapov

Dilara Vural, Staff Writer December 9, 2021

        Dasha Potapov committed to UCONN and will be rowing for division one crew starting next fall. Dasha started rowing when she was 14 years old as a freshman and her enthusiasm for rowing never...

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Inside The Tee Box

Oakton Golf Insight and Success
Blaise Wuest, Staff Writer September 26, 2021

If someone were to ask you right now to name a fall sport, a majority of people would say football. Many are familiar with the well known Friday night lights, but one of our quiet, yet very interesting...

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Kickoff to Success

The Best Oakton Football Season in Years
Veronica Preaskorn, Editor in Chief September 26, 2021

The best starting record in at least seven years. That’s what the Oakton football team has achieved this year. After an altered season last year due to COVID-19, where, according to Coach Morgan, it...

How Ballet is Affecting Teens Body Images

How Ballet is Affecting Teens Body Images

How Young Women at Oakton are Affected by Participating in Ballet
Jade Brooks September 22, 2021

There has always been a stigma that Ballerinas have to be skinny, but why? Studies have shown that young women previously or currently dancing ballet are more likely to  be preoccupied with weight, eating...

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Russell Westbrook sets another record for triple-doubles

Westbrook breaks Wilt's record for triple-doubles in a month as Washington pushes for a playoff spot
Viraj Khetan, Staff Writer April 29, 2021

Throughout Russell Westbrook’s illustrious thirteen-year career, he has been idolized for many elements of his game - his monstrous dunks, lockdown defense, and visionary leadership. But over the years,...

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Anthony Davis Returning from Injury

What does the Return of Anthony Davis mean for L.A
Anshul Sreenivas April 29, 2021

Last weekend the Los Angeles Lakers announced that Anthony Davis will be returning from his Achilles injury. Davis played against the Dallas Mavericks last Thursday, and it is definitely something to talk...

Top 10 NFL Draft Prospects Heading into Draft Night

Top 10 NFL Draft Prospects Heading into Draft Night

Nathan Henriques, Staff Writer April 28, 2021

This year’s draft is stacked, but who’s the best of the best? The NFL 2021 Draft class is absolutely stacked with talent. This year’s class may be the best in the past decade. There are several...

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NBA Playoffs Predictions

With the season coming to a close, it’s time to look at the Playoff bracket!
Kaleb Steele, Staff Writer April 27, 2021

The NBA Playoffs is a four round, seven games series per round. The team first to four wins, wins the series. Seeds 7th - 10th in each conference participate in a play in tournament. The tournament was...

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Can the Washington Wizards Make the NBA Playoffs?

They May Have a Chance to Sneak in
Artin Saadat, Staff Writer April 16, 2021

The Washington Wizards had high expectations going into the 2020-2021 NBA season, with their offseason acquisition of former MVP Russell Westbrook. However, after their 5 and 15 start and Westbrook’s...

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