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Craziest Facts of March Madness

Craziest Facts of March Madness

Nikhil Trivedi, Staff Writer

April 9, 2019

March has come and brought warmer, more spring-like weather, but winter basketball is far from being over. March Madness, the 64 team college basketball tournament, is right around the corner, where even people with no knowledge of the sport try to make the best bracket to win their bracket group. Tea...

Quick Recap of the Oakton Swim Team

Asher Tankel, Staff Writer

March 27, 2019

The Oakton Swim Team had a very successful season, with it ending last month. The boys and girls teams both performed extremely well, with the boys never losing a 1 versus 1 match against neighbouring high schools. The girls also did impressively well, with their team winning all but one match again...

Different Event in Track and Field

Lizzie Thompson, Staff Writer

March 5, 2019

     Spring track and field just had their tryouts and are going to start practicing next week. While I was listening to people talk about track and field, I realized how many events fall under the subject of track and field. First, are the most basic of the event, long distance and sprints. The length...

Lacrosse Tryouts

Pari Abdollahi, Staff Writer

March 5, 2019

Spring sports, such as lacrosse have started. Oakton spring sports tryouts started the week of Presidents Day and some tryouts are still ongoing due to weather delays. Many people attended the spring tryouts including those who are new to the school as well as upperclassmen who are trying out for the firs...

Alliance of American Football League

Alliance of American Football League

Will Locklin, Staff Writer

March 2, 2019

The Alliance of American League is a new professional football league that started a week after the Super Bowl. The association was founded by Charlie Ebersol and Bill Polian, Ebersol, the former president of NBC sports president and Polian a former NFL analyst for NFL Network. Polian has said “We...

The Fall of Zion

March 1, 2019

Playing both small forward and power forward, Zion Williamson lead his high school to three consecutive state championships and earned the South Carolina Mr. Basketball recognition in his senior year. Now, he is the future first pick for the 2019 NBA draft for Duke Blue Devils college basketball team,...

The Economics Behind the NBA

Jacob Rutzick, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019

The NBA has always been fun and exciting for its near 90 year life time. However, one facet of the National Basketball association that is constantly overlooked is the financial side of the game. The Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA), the NBA and NBPA contract about the financing in the NBA, is co...

Oakton High School’s Crew

Maddie Flickinger, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019

Oakton’s Crew team started up it’s spring season this past week, after three months of winter conditioning on the rowing machines. The rowers are off to the Occoquan river to start practicing for their first race, the Polar Bear Regatta, which is in late March. Oakton’s crew team has more rowers this ...

Spring Sports At Oakton

March 1, 2019

Although the school year is progressively getting more stressful now that it’s springtime, there are certain aspects of this time of year that might bring the athletes of Oakton some joy. The spring sports season is beginning to take off. A few sports that will be offered this year include baseball, lac...

NCAA Football Championship

NCAA Football Championship

January 23, 2019

Alabama and Clemson, the top two teams in college football, faced off the National Championship game on January 7th. both teams were undefeated and evenly matched, this had the makings of a very good game that would come down to the wire. In the first quarter of the game, that prediction seemed like a g...

Nike, Colin Kaepernick Controversy

Will Locklin, Staff Writer

October 17, 2018

Generally, large sports merchandise companies make their money by the standard way of advertising.  For example, a company comes out with a new product line and advertises these products with famous celebrities.  This method has been used time and time again and it is an approach that is certain to ...

Jimmy Butler and the problem with the Timberwolves

Kartik Mukalla, Staff Writer

October 17, 2018

This past NBA season, a particular trade stood out over the NBA offseason. Jimmy Butler, the young star of the declining Chicago Bulls, was traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves for their 7th pick in the draft and prospect Zach LaVine. Butler, upon arrival, was reunited with his former coach Tom ...

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