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OC Crew Kicks off Fall Season!

Emma Holtz '20, Co Editor-in-Chief

October 15, 2019

The leaves are changing and the weather is cooling off, which means the official start of the Crew Fall Season 2019! The team is pleased to welcome Jessica Hughes as the new Head Coach for the year. As a D1 rower for the University of Wisconsin Badgers, Coach Jess honed her skills as an accomplished a...

Field Hockey: Time to Hit the Field

Emma Shaughnessy '20, Features Editor

October 13, 2019

This year, the Oakland Catholic Field Hockey Team gained a new assistant coach, Natalie Polk! Polk, OC alumna and D3 field hockey player for Dickinson College, accepted the job as assistant coach to teach the girls how to play smart. She often reminisces about her field hockey days and wishes she coul...

Acing the Volleyball Season!

Haley Moreland '22, Staff Writer

October 10, 2019

School is officially in session, and that means fall sports have started back up! Oakland Catholic’s volleyball team is kicking off the season with new players eager to start a new season. The JV team welcomed sophomore Olivia Krummert, who’s excited to be a part of the volleyball team.  When ...

Trouble in Steeler Nation

Madison DeMarino '21, Staff Writer

October 10, 2019

As summer comes to a close and a new school year begins, so does a new NFL season. After the disappointing playoff miss last year, fans are hopeful for a longer season this time around. Over the offseason, the Steelers traded two of the best players on the team, Le’Veon Bell and Antonio Brown. Though ...

Soccer Seeks to Take the Section (Again)

Maggie Storti '20, Staff Writer

October 10, 2019

OC Soccer is once again on another roll with the same goals as last year: take the Section, then the WPIAL. OC Soccer is currently undefeated in their section with wins over Plum, Thomas Jefferson, Trinity, West Mifflin, Obama, and Woodland Hills. They hope to continue to keep their section winning s...

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

Kavya Weaver '20, News Editor

May 5, 2019

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

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

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

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

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...

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