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Oakton Swim Club sends six swimmers to Special Olympics in June

Last year's Oakton Swim Club state athletes and coaches.
Photo from Oakton Swim Club

Jennifer Coon, Copy Editor

May 3, 2017

  On Apr. 23, 14 Oakton Swim Club athletes competed at the Special Olympics Virginia Regional meet at George Mason University. At this meet, the athletes could qualify for the State Summer Games in June at the University of Richmond.   Oakton Swim Club is Oakton’s Special Olympics swim team. ...

Predictions for the second round of the NBA playoffs

Photo of the 2017 NBA playoffs bracket from the very beginning. All image credits to Sports Illustrated.

Nikhil Mahajan, Staff Writer

May 3, 2017

The 2017 NBA playoffs are already well underway with the second round almost setup. After the Cleveland Cavaliers swept their opponents, the Indiana Pacers, in a deceivingly close series, they are now poised to play against the Toronto Raptors while the number one eastern conference seed, the Boston Ce...

The Washington Capitals

Jacob Rutzick, Staff Writer

May 1, 2017

The Washington Capitals are one of the best teams in the NHL that will never do well in the playoffs and everybody knows it. The Capitals have an insanely good team every year, but they can never find a way to win. Statistically the Caps are the best they have ever been in the last ten years. The r...

NBA Draft Predictions

NBA Draft Predictions

Arthur Kennington, Staff Writer

April 30, 2017

With all eyes on the start of the 2017 NBA playoffs, fans of their struggling teams that didn’t make the playoff 16 look to the NBA draft in June for the top picks to revitalize the past. Predictions for the first round and the first pick have been all debated by the media as Lonzo Ball, Josh Jacks...

Champions League Quarter Finals

Champions League Quarter Finals

Matthew Corgnati, Staff Writer

April 30, 2017

The UEFA Champions League is the world's biggest stage for European clubs to compete at the highest levels against the top teams from other nations. The quarter finals saw Leicester City vs Atletico Madrid, Juventus vs Barcelona, Dortmund vs Monaco, and Real Madrid vs Bayern Munich. This years competition...

Oakton vs. Madison

Jacob Rutzick, Staff Writer

April 5, 2017

Oakton and Madison have a long standing rivalry and every year they battle it out for Vienna domination. The Vienna in challenge is where Oakton and Madison battle it out in every spring sport to see who is better. This year the main attraction was the baseball game because Oakton baseball is ranked 10...

The Number Don’t Lie

Nick Sims, Staff Writer

March 30, 2017

With the NFL Draft coming up on Apr 27, this can be a stressful time for many teams. During the draft, all 32 teams are looking for players that can make an impact; no position on the football field impacts their team greater than a quarterback. This years’ quarterback draft class is seen to be a we...

Club Soccer

Paul Russo in the middle of his competitive game

Nathan Tankel, Staff Writer

March 30, 2017

Club Soccer is a very popular sport for High School students to participate in outside of school. It provides a great environment for the students to play a sport they love and also the team normally contains many passionate players. In fact, many club soccer teams are even better then some High Sch...

Major League Baseball’s 2017 Top Prospects

Major League Baseball's 2017 Top Prospects

Arthur Kennington, Staff Writer

March 2, 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

photo courtesy of Tommy Hallock

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 while playing for the Sacramento Kings. All photo credits to: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:DeMarcus_Cousins_Dec_2013.jpg

Nikhil Mahajan, Staff Writer

March 1, 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...

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