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Throw like a Pro; Toss like a Boss: A Great Season for the Ultimate Team!

Kavya Weaver '20, News Editor

May 5, 2019


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The sun shines onto the John McGrane Memorial Field, and the warm spring air is filled with the sounds of whirring discs flying through the air, the satisfying thuds of discs being caught, and happy chatter between members of the Ultimate team. This image captures the camaraderie and enthusiasm of t...

OC Crew Spring Season in Full Swing!

Emma Holtz '20, Assistant Editor

May 4, 2019


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As spring weather finally begins to roll into Pittsburgh, the Oakland Catholic Crew Team has been working nonstop on the Allegheny River to polish their skills before the Annual Midwest Scholastic Championships at Dillon State Park in Nashport, Ohio. Approximately 49 club crews and 554 team entries from...

H2OC: Swimming and Diving Season Recap

Alyssa Fredette '20, Staff Writer

March 9, 2019


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It seems as though every year the swim team has to find a new pool for practice; Duquesne is too slow and Chatham is never available. Luckily, the Sarah Heinz House (SHH) was available for practice this season. So, with a place to practice five times a week, and Chatham available for meets and diving ...

Football Nation: Super Bowl LIII

Annie Snyder '21, Magazine Editor

March 9, 2019


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Although Pittsburgh has somewhat blocked the news of a Patriot win from their mind, the Super Bowl was still a major event in February. The 53rd Super Bowl was held in Atlanta, Georgia on Sunday, February 3rd between the Los Angeles Rams and New England Patriots. The game ended up being the lowest scori...

Will Antonio Brown Say ‘Goodbye’ to Steelers Nation?

Emma Shaughnessy '20, Features Editor

March 9, 2019


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For the past few months, sports fanatics have been buzzing about the potential trade rumors regarding Steelers wide receiver, Antonio Brown. In December 2018, Brown began skipping practices and mandatory team meetings after a heated dispute with a teammate. After missing a week of practice, he showed u...

OC Soccer Takes the W

Meghan Pavlick '21, Arts and Entertainment Editor

December 9, 2018


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In case you have not heard, OC soccer had a historical season! The soccer team went undefeated in the section going 12-0 along with an impressive record of 20-2. This was truly a season for the record books and a few of the team’s players had some impressive accomplishments. Five players made all-section a...

OC’s Fantastic Fencing Team

Makenna Kemper ‘22, Staff Writer

December 8, 2018


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As all of the winter sports prepare and train for their upcoming seasons, Oakland Catholic’s miraculous fencing team eagerly preps for their first competitions, starting the first week of January. Fencing is a physically-demanding combat sport that consists of three modern disciplines: foil, épé...

OC Crew Crushes their Fall Season!

OC Crew Crushes their Fall Season!

Emma Holtz '20, Assistant Editor

December 8, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Another year, another amazing start for the Oakland Catholic Crew Team! September rolled around quickly, bringing crisp autumn air and endurance workouts with it. We welcomed 11 new novice members to the Crew Family! Under the guidance and experience of their coaches, the novices practiced on the wa...

OC Soccer 2018: One for the Books!

Rylee Stager '20, Staff Writer

December 8, 2018


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After 4 months battling practice after grueling practice at the Schenley Oval Soccer Field, OC’s varsity soccer team finally saw all their hard work pay off as they had the most successful season in OC soccer history! Not only were they section champs, but they were also WPIAL Champions and became...

Come Join Crew 18-19!

Haley Moreland '22, Staff Writer

October 14, 2018


Filed under Sports

You read it right ladies, Crew has started up again this Fall and recruited some new novice members! When asked about her experience with Crew, Freshman Cairistiona Keller said “I’ve never done crew before, but I joined because I thought it would be something new and interesting.” She adds, “It...

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