The student news site of Oakton High School

Oakton Outlook

The student news site of Oakton High School

Oakton Outlook

The student news site of Oakton High School

Oakton Outlook


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...

Photo Courtesy of FlicksByFirnas (Firnas Elamir)

Oakton Football: Another Year In The Making

Kaleb Steele, Sports Editor | September 17, 2022

Week One: In week one, the Cougs were on the road against the Lewis Lancers. The Cougs got off to a hot start putting up 18 points in the first quarter. The defensive line had the Lancers quarterback running in the backfield trying to make plays that...

NFL Draft Stage 2022

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

Kaleb Steele, Sports Editor | 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 Aidan Hutchinson, EDGE rusher, from the University...

Photo Courtesy of Dasha Potapov

Kickoff to Success

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 was “tough to kind of get [their] feet going,”...

image courtesy of Alexander Jonesi

Exploring the QB Options for the Washington Football Team

Max Dolinh, Staff Writer | March 11, 2021

For the first time since maybe 2012 and RG3’s magical rookie season, it seems like there is genuine hope in Washington, D.C. for the football team’s future. Bruce Allen has been completely ousted and in just one year, the culture instilled by Ron...

Powder puff, the flag football game between the junior and senior class, is being postponed

The Eagles vs Washington Football Team

Tommy Hunter, Editor-In-Chief | January 14, 2021

Last Sunday, the Washington Football Team played the Philadelphia Eagles for a chance to conquer the worst division in NFL history. The New York Giants also had a lot weighing on them this game - If the Eagles won, they would be going to the playoffs,...

Photo Courtesy of Dave Adamson

Down, set, sanitize: high school football in the time of Corona

Veronica Preaskorn, Editor in Chief | October 20, 2020

The arrival of Covid-19 in the states and the beginning of quarantine has inarguably had lasting effects. As the “new normal” is still being defined and reassimilation to the old normal is being attempted, many old activities are being brought back...

Impact Covid Has On College Sports

Kaleb Steele, Sports Editor | October 19, 2020

Impact Covid Has On College Sports By  Kaleb Steele, Staff Writer There have been some conferences that are still on shutdown, though others have already started playing some sports again. It all started back in Spring”,” when conference tournaments...

Photo Courtesy of: 
 Bancroft School, Unleashed

NFL Decrease In Viewers

Kaleb Steele, Sports Editor | October 6, 2020

NFL Decrease In Viewers  It all started back in 2016, when NFL quarterback Colin  Kaepernick was kneeling during the pledge of allegiance. From him kneeling a number of fans didn't like that, so that led to an amount of fans to stop watching. That...

Photo Courtesy of Unsplash

Will the NFL Season be Cancelled?

Tommy Hunter, Editor-In-Chief | October 1, 2020

On Tuesday, September 29th, the NFL made a statement claiming seven staff members and eight players for the Tennessee Titans tested positive for COVID-19. The Steelers and Titans game next Sunday is postponed and will be rescheduled later in the season. This...

NFL Draft First Round Winners

NFL Draft First Round Winners

Will Locklin, Staff Writer | April 24, 2020

The first round of the 2020 NFL Draft has come and gone without many surprises.  There were no trades in the top ten and most prospects went within the range they were projected to go in.  As with any draft, there are always teams that seem to have...

Load More Stories
Activate Search