Oakton Outlook

Carson Wentz’s Injury

Carson Wentz’s Injury

Nathan Tankel, Staff Writer

December 12, 2017


Filed under Sports

This weekend was a huge victory for the Philadelphia Eagles over the Los Angeles Rams, which improved their record to 11-2 for the season. This win gave them a full game advantage over the other teams all competing for the number one overall seed and home field advantage throughout the entire playoffs....

Who Will Be the Better NBA Star?

Who Will Be the Better NBA Star?

Arthur Kennington, Staff Writer

December 12, 2017


Filed under College & Professional Sports, Sports

Fresh out of high school and into the college spotlight come two of the most destined NBA stars the game has seen since the likes of LeBron James and Kevin Durant. Now at their respective universities, Michael Porter Jr. and Marvin Bagley III are ready to take the game of super team basketball to a w...

NBA Stats

Jacob Rutzick, Staff Writer

November 26, 2017


Filed under Sports

The NBA has grown into a league where stats are more important than the eye test. A perfect example of this is the Memphis Grizzlies perennial all star Marc Gasol. Gasol has been a tremendous player his whole career, but he is not regarded as highly as he should because he doesn’t fill up the s...

2017 World Series

Jacob Rutzick, Staff Writer

November 14, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Sports

    This year's world series will stand out as one of the most exciting in recent memory. There were so many twists and turns it was hard to keep track of. There were so many good games this world series. The world series was between the Dodgers and the Astros this year, and it was...

Girl’s Varsity Basketball Practice Squad

Girl’s Varsity Basketball Practice Squad

Nathan Tankel, Staff Writer

November 14, 2017


Filed under Girls Basketball, Sports, Web exclusive

This year, at Oakton High School, the girls varsity basketball team is trying something that is unprecedented at the school. Because of the smaller than expected turnout for tryouts, the team is having 3 seniors act as a practice squad to help the team. These seniors are Nolan Jones, Jarek Campbell, an...

It’s Official!

Lindsey Katsaros, Editorial Board Member

November 14, 2017


Filed under Feature, Oakton students, Sports, Web exclusive

After school on November 8, four of Oakton’s top athletes signed their National Letter of Intent. November 8 through November 15 is the first signing period of the year. Before this day, many high school seniors have been verbally committing to the college that they want to attend. However a verba...

Premier League Mid-Season Review

Premier League Mid-Season Review

Owen McCarty, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017


Filed under Sports

The English Premier League is nearing  the one-quarter mark of the season and the table is beginning to even out. The real contenders are being cut out from those who are falling at the wayside. This season has proven that those teams that took the summer transfer window seriously, are having succe...

Picking up the speed

Juvianna Mullings, staff writer

October 23, 2017


Filed under Cross Country, Indoor Track & Field, Oakton students, Sports

How do student athletes prepare for the switch from the outdoors to an indoor track? When a student tries out for the cross country team, there’s a lot to expect. From pacing yourself to steady breathing, cross country seems to be easy if you’re a former long distance runner. There can also be diffe...

Powder puff not present

Powder puff not present

Rebecca Woodhouse, Editor-in-Chief

October 22, 2017


Filed under Events, Feature, Sports, Web exclusive

This fall, there appears to be a break in the tradition. Yes, the homecoming dance was this past weekend, and yes, the football team continues to play, but where are the powder puff practices? The intense flag football game between the junior class and senior class is not occurring during the fall thi...

Old Faces, New Places: An NBA Offseason Review

Kartik Mukalla, Staff Writer

October 22, 2017


Filed under Sports

When the Oklahoma City Thunder took a 3-1 lead against the Golden State Warriors during the 2016 NBA Western Conference Finals, it looked like Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook were finally within striking distance of the elusive NBA championship that they had been in pursuit of since 2011. Howev...

NBA Season Preview

Jacob Rutzick, Staff Writer

October 22, 2017


Filed under Sports

NBA Season Preview This NBA season is all about one question: who can beat the Golden State Warriors. The Warriors have a starting five that includes four all stars and Zaza Pachulia who, to be honest, is pretty bad. The Warriors also have the best bench in the NBA and,during this huge off season...

The Philadelphia Eagles are Soaring

The Philadelphia Eagles are Soaring

Nathan Tankel, Staff Writer

October 17, 2017


Filed under Sports

After the sixth week of the tumultuous NFL season concluded, only two teams remain  with a record of 5-1. The two teams are  the Kansas City Chiefs and surprisingly the Philadelphia Eagles. After being only  mediocre last year, no one could have possibly predicted the Eagles success this year. ...

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