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Premier League Mid-Season Review

Premier League Mid-Season Review

Owen McCarty, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017

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

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, the flag football game between the junior and senior class, is being postponed

Rebecca Woodhouse, Editor-in-Chief

October 22, 2017

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

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

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

Photo Courtesy of Kieth Allison

Nathan Tankel, Staff Writer

October 17, 2017

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. ...

2017 Summer Transfer Window

2017 Summer Transfer Window

Matthew Corgnati, Staff Writer

June 16, 2017

The summer transfer window is a time for teams across the globe to strengthen their squads and improve in positions in which they are lacking. Since it's the beginning of the window still, many transfers are still up in the air as of now. So far there have been 3 massive transfers and 2 more that are on...

Plagiarism In The NCAA Amongst Division 1 Athletes

Owen McCarty, Staff Writer

May 18, 2017

From the moment some children are born, they are raised with the goal of becoming a professional athlete. For these kids kids, academics are put in the back seat on their ride to stardom. Instead of skipping out on a practice to finish up a school project, they attend the practice. Instead of staying up l...

Oakton’s Playoff Hopes

Jacob Rutzick, Staff Writer

May 15, 2017

The playoffs are coming up for Oakton baseball which means that the team must work even harder to win each game. This years Oakton baseball team was surprisingly good. After the disappointment of last year, in which the team had its second losing record in the last ten years even with Joe Rizzo,...

Special Olympics fundraisers to support today

Courtesy of Lanneth Lee

Jennifer Coon, Copy Editor

May 15, 2017

  Many students at Oakton are involved in Special Olympics. Whether it be as a coach or athlete, these students are promoting inclusion at the community, state, and even global level. Each Special Olympics program Oakton has, basketball, track and field, and swimming, encourages all Oakton students ...

How Chelsea Won the 2016 EPL Title

How Chelsea Won the 2016 EPL Title

Matthew Corgnati, Staff Writer

May 15, 2017

After the whistle blew at the Hawthorns giving Chelsea a 1-0 victory over West Brom, they were mathematically crowned champions of the English Premier League. Despite having one of the league's strongest squads, not many people gave them a legitimate shot to jump from their 10th place finish in the 20...

The Last Stretch for Champions League Qualification

The Last Stretch for Champions League Qualification

Arthur Kennington, Staff Writer

May 11, 2017

As this year’s Premier league season looks to be in its final depths, the question on many minds will pertain to who will get the champions league qualification for next year. The top four teams at the end of the season will qualify and play the best teams in Europe in what is known as the most pr...

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