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Dynamic Veterans Duo Off to a New Destination

Dynamic Veterans Duo Off to a New Destination

Arthur Kennington, Staff Writer

January 23, 2018

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

Photo Courtesy of Matthew Straubmuller

Nathan Tankel, Staff Writer

January 17, 2018

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

    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

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

  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

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...

Carson Wentz’s Injury

Photo Courtesy of Keith Allison

Nathan Tankel, Staff Writer

December 12, 2017

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

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

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

    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

Surfael and his teammate after a victory in his basketball league

Nathan Tankel, Staff Writer

November 14, 2017

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

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...

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