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Dashing Into Track Season

Juvianna Mullings, Staff Writer

February 23, 2018


Filed under Sports

Track and field is one of the oldest sports well-known involving sprinting, long-distance running, jumping, and even throwing. The ancient Olympic Games began in the 776 BC, when Koroibos, a cook from the nearby city of Elis, won the stadium race, a foot race 600 feet long. Not until the 1860s, howe...

Seventeen and Counting…

Lindsey Katsaros, Editorial Board Member

February 23, 2018


Filed under College & Professional Sports, Sports

Throughout the month of February, the 2018 Winter Olympic Games have been taking place in PyeongChang, South Korea. As of Feb. 23, The United States of America has won a total of 21 medals, including 8 gold, which puts the United States fourth in the total medal count. Two of the gold medal wins happ...

Oakton Varsity Basketball Season Recap

Oakton Varsity Basketball Season Recap

Nathan Tankel, Staff Writer

February 23, 2018


Filed under Sports

The season for the Cougars Varsity Basketball team ended with a defeat to Battlefield this Wednesday, Feb. 7. The loss ended their hopes to win a state ring, but overall the season was an incredibly successful one. The team was able to win districts after defeating both Chantilly and Westfield in tigh...

NBA MVP Race

Jacob Rutzick, Staff Writer

January 25, 2018


Filed under Sports

This season in the NBA has been filled with some amazing storylines and plays. The MVP race has been one of the best we have seen recently. Three players stand out above the rest in the MVP race. Kevin Durant, James Harden, and LeBron James. The current frontrunner is hard to decide. James Ha...

Cougarettes take on Nationals

Cougarettes take on Nationals

Payton Wozny, Editorial Board

January 25, 2018


Filed under Dance, Oakton News

The Oakton High School Dance Team is leaving soon for their trip to Florida where they will compete in the Universal Dance Association (UDA) dance team national competition. At this competition, they will compete against other high school dance teams from across the country. The team is flying to Orlan...

How Oakton Gymnastics is Preparing for Districts

How Oakton Gymnastics is Preparing for Districts

Zoe Sauger, Editorial Board

January 25, 2018


Filed under Gymnastics

A lot of people do not understand what high school gymnastics is. It is completely different from what you saw Simone Biles do at the Olympics. To begin with, high school gymnastics has a diverse mix of gymnasts. The team could range from girls who have never done gymnastics before to some who used to do i...

Dynamic Veterans Duo Off to a New Destination

Dynamic Veterans Duo Off to a New Destination

Arthur Kennington, Staff Writer

January 23, 2018


Filed under College & Professional Sports, Sports, Uncategorized

If you think of two veteran names playing in Major League Baseball, you may think of the icons of the game that have the most World Series rings. However, for true fans of the game, no matter the number of rings, players such as Evan Longoria and Andrew McCutchen are both known as the franchise players ...

NFL Postseason Continues

NFL Postseason Continues

Nathan Tankel, Staff Writer

January 17, 2018


Filed under Football

The National Football League (NFL)  Playoffs this year have been full of shocking upsets and riveting games. After the divisional round, there are only four teams remaining. The Patriots are the clear favorites to repeat as champions, but they may not have quite an easy path as everyone is saying. The...

NBA Storylines

jacob rutzick, Staff Writer

January 10, 2018


Filed under Sports

    The NBA has had many incredible storylines this season. There are so many amazing plays and games from so many different players. With all these incredible games, it is hard to choose just a few that stand out from the rest. The NBA is lucky enough to have some of the best ath...

‘Tis the Season to Prove Doubters Wrong: Washington Nationals 2018 Season Brief

‘Tis the Season to Prove Doubters Wrong: Washington Nationals 2018 Season Brief

Arthur Kennington, Staff Writer

December 14, 2017


Filed under College & Professional Sports, Sports

As the holiday season rolls around and the market for free agents and trade establishments settle in the MLB, questions pop up about how the Washington Nationals will fare in their upcoming 2018 season. Last year’s season ending was arguably the most disappointing moment in the whole club’s history. The Nationals had yet again choked in the playoffs after looki...

World Cup 2018 Group Preview

World Cup 2018 Group Preview

Owen McCarty, Staff Writer

December 14, 2017


Filed under Sports

  The FIFA World Cup is rapidly approaching and the players are doing their best to perform to their highest abilities with their clubs in order to earn a place in the World Cup squad. The final draw for groups were selected last week in Moscow, Russia. The groups have been selected and some cou...

Bronx Bombers Add New Firepower, Derek Jeter Will Always be a Yankee

Bronx Bombers Add New Firepower, Derek Jeter Will Always be a Yankee

Arthur Kennington, Staff Writer

December 12, 2017


Filed under College & Professional Sports, Sports

In the strong streets of the Bronx of New York City and the Tri-State Area they have a saying for baseball players that step on the field that is Yankee Stadium. “Once a Yankee, Always a Yankee,” is a statement that the religious fans of New York staple to their beloved players, especially the legends...

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