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Major League Baseball’s 2017 Top Prospects

Major League Baseball’s 2017 Top Prospects

Arthur Kennington, Staff Writer

March 1, 2017

The 162 game grinding season is back, with Major League Baseball back in full motion through it’s Spring Training outlets. This year must be one of the most suspenseful years in the recent decade as a lot of the teams around the league have been farming their top prospects as they now look to take their ...

Swimming for the team

Swimming for the team

March 1, 2017

It’s time to get in the zone. Lie down and put on your headphones. Layer up in clothes to get sweaty. Start getting mentally prepared. It’s time to swim. Senior Tommy Hallock competed in 4 events for the 6A state meet on February 17 at George Mason University Aquatic Center. As a strong freestyler,...

Oakton Soccer Preview

Oakton Soccer Preview

Owen McCarty, Staff Writer

March 1, 2017

  The defending Concorde District champion Oakton Boys Soccer is gearing up for the start of their season. The team is looking to have another successful season with many of their star players returning. Although the team is losing four defensive rocks but are hopeful that the younger players can st...

DeMarcus Cousins traded to the Big Easy

DeMarcus Cousins traded to the Big Easy

Nikhil Mahajan, Staff Writer

February 28, 2017

On Sunday February 19th, DeMarcus Cousins found out he was traded from the Sacramento Kings to the Big Easy. Cousins found out shortly after the all-star game that he was involved in a blockbuster trade that sent Cousins and Omri Cassipi to the New Orleans Pelicans in exchange for first round rookie pick Bu...

Doubleheader basketball games versus Chantilly

Doubleheader basketball games versus Chantilly

Kathryn Tatum, Editor-in-chief

February 4, 2017

Both Oakton girls and boys basketball teams faced Chantilly on Friday, Feb. 3 for an exciting doubleheader. By the start of the varsity girls game at 5:45 p.m., students filled the stands. The Oakton student section showed off their school spirit with a hawaiian-out, while Chantilly’s student section w...

Midway 2016-2017 NBA MVP Contenders

Nikhil Mahajan, Staff Writer

February 1, 2017

At this point in the NBA season, we’re a little over halfway through and have witnessed stellar play from dozens of players. Several unexpected players have made pushes to put their name into the MVP conversation such as Isaiah Thomas of the Boston Celtics. Other players such as James Harden and Russe...

Premier League Update

Premier League Update

Owen McCarty, Staff Writer

February 1, 2017

  The Premier League is in full swing with the season passing it’s half way point. The current leaders “Chelsea”  moved eight points clear of second place Arsenal. It seems that everyone is chasing Chelsea at the moment, but they are reluctant to give up ground. Spurs, Manchester City, Manche...

The Curious Case of John Wall

The Curious Case of John Wall

Matthew Corgnati, Business Manager/ Staff Writer

January 31, 2017

“With the first pick of the 2010 NBA draft the Washington Wizards select, John Wall from the University of Kentucky” This announcement was music to the ears of every Washington sports fan. After years of disappointment and underachieving seasons the fans of Washington finally had hope. A college...

The Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers Rivalry

The Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers Rivalry

Nikhil Mahajan, Staff Writer

January 19, 2017

The legacy of the historic 73-9 Golden State Warriors was tarnished by their complete fallout when they blew a 3-1 lead to the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 2016 NBA Finals this past summer. Their downfall has been cycled throughout everyone’s newsfeeds and whether or not you follow the game, you’ve...

The Raiders’ Ship Sinks

The Raiders’ Ship Sinks

January 19, 2017

The performance of this year’s Raiders team has changed the whole league’s perception of the franchise. Before this year they hadn't won over 8 games since 2002 and were widely regarded as the “scrubs” of the league and a terrible team. Derek Carr was the main reason behind the changes that occurr...

Clemson Knock Off Alabama

Clemson Knock Off Alabama

Owen McCarty, Staff Writer

January 19, 2017

     On Monday night after a weekend packed with NFL playoff football, it was time for the NCAA National Championship to commence. This game was a match-up between the Clemson Tigers and the Alabama Crimson Tide. Alabama were the undeniable favorite headed into the game led by freshman quarterback Ja...

The too good Tigers

The too good Tigers

Nick Sims, Staff Writer

January 19, 2017

    The seventh grade CYA Tigers basketball team are on a roll. Coached by Oakton High School senior, Nate Brodsky, the Tigers are undefeated, winning four games and have broken a CYA record of 250 points scored within a four-game stretch. The Tigers feature the league’s best player, An...

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