Oakton Outlook

BSOC dominates Westfield 3-2

Erin Preaskorn

May 8, 2015


Filed under Sports, Web exclusive

Varsity boys soccer won 3-2 against Westfield on Thursday May 7 while playing at home. Although the score suggests a close game, the truth is the cougars dominated the bulldogs throughout the entire game. In addition to being one of the last games before the playoffs, it was also Senior Night for the...

Boxing’s biggest mashup

Boxing’s biggest mashup

Erin Preaskorn

May 7, 2015


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It was labeled the Fight of the Century and the fight that people have been waiting for; Floyd Mayweather Jr. versus Manny Pacquiao. In what was considered the highest-grossing match in boxing history, Mayweather, the 38-year-old with the unblemished professional boxing record, beat Pacquiao for the...

Oakton track and field on the road to Penn Relays

Oakton track and field on the road to Penn Relays

Kathryn Tatum, Editor-in-chief

April 21, 2015


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Outdoor track is in full swing and the Oakton runners have made some impressive achievements. On Saturday, April 18, track and field attended an invitational meet at Lee Davis High School. The athletes left Oakton at 5:00 am and drove two and a half hours to Lee Davis. The meet was an invitational,...

Quidditch World Cup weekend

lauramurphy96

April 14, 2015


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This weekend, self-proclaimed Potter-heads, sports fans, and muggles alike gathered in Rock Hill, South Carolina for the US Quidditch World Cup. Out of the 200 teams in the US Quidditch league, 80 teams qualified to play in the tournament to compete for the highly coveted title of "World Champion." The...

NA LCS Spring Split Comes to a Close

NA LCS Spring Split Comes to a Close

Aidan Kuester

April 14, 2015


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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


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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


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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, Editor-in-chief

April 8, 2015


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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


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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


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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...

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