Eagle Eye

OC Swim Making a Splash!

Emma Shaughnessy, Sports Editor

December 22, 2019

The sound of splashing fills the pool deck as the experienced swimmers start their laps and the new swimmers begin to gain their “sea legs.” A sense of excitement flies through the water lying within the bones of old and new. Swim season has begun.    Standing on deck, surveying her kids is Merc...

En Guarde: an Inside Look at OC Fencing

En Guarde: an Inside Look at OC Fencing

Brianna Caldwell ‘21, Staff Writer

December 15, 2019

Once again, it is that time of year. Time to bring out the foils, warm up the strips, and begin to perfect your en garde. The preparation for the 2020 fencing season has begun!  With the help of coaches, Adam and Lisa Marthens, the Oakland and Central Catholic eagle-vikings have been busy recruiting new te...

Winter Sports At OC!

Emma Shaughnessy ‘20, Features Editor

December 13, 2019

At Oakland Catholic, winter sports are back in full swing! Here is a preview of what fans can look forward to this season: Basketball Dribble it, pass it, we want a basket! The 2019-2020 OC basketball season is well underway. Practice began on Monday, November 18, and the girls have been giving it thei...

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...

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