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Oakton Outlook

The student news site of Oakton High School

Oakton Outlook

The student news site of Oakton High School

Oakton Outlook


“The Caitlin Clark Effect” Reaches New Heights

Natalie Nguyen, Staff Writer | April 8, 2024

“Here comes Caitlin Clark! How will she go for history?” Caitlin pulls up for a logo three. “There it is!” The crowd erupts. This is the moment when Caitlin Clark breaks the record for all-time points in D1 NCAA basketball for men and women. Clark...

Legacy of Coach Priester and Oakton Girls Basketball

Kaleb Steele, Sports Editor | February 29, 2024

   Whether by wins, a style, a roster, or simply by the coach, Coach Priester has been coaching basketball for 44 years. The most important thing to get out of games is not to win but to try to win. When it comes to losses, the most important thing...

Winter sports recap

Natalie Nguyen, Staff Writer | February 29, 2024

   Out with the snow and in with the sun! It’s time to start the spring sports season, but not before we reflect on winter. Oakton’s winter sports include boys and girls basketball, boys and girls indoor track, gymnastics, boys and girls swim...

Autumn Action

Natalie Nguyen, Staff Writer | November 20, 2023

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Oakton Field Hockey Recap

Saanvi Mam, Staff Writer | November 3, 2023

CORRECTION NOTICE: This story from the October 2023 print issue has been updated to reflect and accurately represent the team's undefeated season. The days are becoming shorter, and as some of the fall sports come to an end, Oakton gets to reflect...

The Bay Continues To Grow

Kaleb Steele, Sports Editor | October 27, 2023

the news breaks through, the WNBA, after 17 years, is adding another team to the league in the 2025 season. The Bay Area is a great destination for a new WNBA team since women’s basketball in California is really popular. This is a big deal because...

Senior Night Football Game

Elsie Anderson, Staff Writer | October 27, 2023

Senior nights are momentous occasions for many members of the student body because they are times to honor our class of 2024 for the hard work they’ve put in for four years. This year, this night was celebrated on October 6th, 2023. On this special...

College Conference Alignment Sparks Risks

Kaleb Steele, Sports Editor | October 6, 2023

       With the formation of future superconferences, many teams are getting the short end of the stick. The big question that still remains is: how does this affect the playoffs? College football playoffs are expanding this next season with up...

Oakton Robotics

Harry Vollans, Staff Writer | September 21, 2023

     Oakton robotics is an underrated and engaging sport dedicated to designing, building, and programming robots. It is divided into FRC, FTC, and business. FRC allows for robots to be bigger, while FTC has more limits. People who have considered...

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The Heat Wave Strikes Oakton

Natalie Nguyen, Staff Writer | September 21, 2023

The Premier League is Back

The Premier League is Back

Zaynab Hasan, Staff Writer | September 21, 2023

Will the 2023-2024 Premier League season be a historic one? Manchester City is aiming to become the first club ever to win four titles in a row. So far, as the pundits predicted, they occupy the top spot. Arsenal, last time’s runners-up, have dropped...

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WNBA Expansion: The Big and Needed Change

Kaleb Steele, Sports Editor | June 9, 2023

The WNBA played a preseason game in Toronto earlier in the season; the Minnesota Lynx met the Chicago Sky at Scotiabank Arena, and the question comes up even more precisely. Will Canada's most populous city, home of the NBA's Toronto Raptors, get a WNBA...

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