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East Coast Showdown: Battle for Super Bowl LII Greatness

Emma Holtz '20, Literary Arts Editor

February 21, 2018


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The stage is set, the turf is well tended, and the Vince Lombardi Trophy is freshly polished: the countdown to Super Bowl LII has begun! On February 4th, 2018 at 6:30 PM Eastern, the Philadelphia Eagles will take on the New England Patriots in frigid Minneapolis, Minnesota for a Super Bowl game of epic p...

Winter Sports Preview

Grace Doerfler '18, Editor-in-Chief

December 17, 2017


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With the start of December comes the beginning of Oakland’s winter sport season, and six winter sports are now gearing up for competition: fencing, crew, cheerleading, basketball, swimming and diving, and indoor track. The fencing team has begun training in the auxiliary gym twice a week, welcoming n...

Senior Sports Signings

Senior Sports Signings

Greta Parr '18, News Editor

November 29, 2017


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This year’s senior class has three athletic commitments! Bella DeRiso committed to Bucknell University for softball. Moira Folan committed to Juniata College for volleyball. Siena Deangelo committed to St. Bonaventure University for lacrosse. The three students were surrounded by their friends...

Fall Sports Recap

Emma Shaughnessy '20, Sports Editor

November 29, 2017


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  All the OC sports teams had amazing seasons this fall. This year, each team competed in WPIALS for the first time in Oakland Catholic history.         The cross country team won WPIALS for the second year in a row. Junior, Hannah Shupansky, placed first overall in that race! The ...

Meet OC’s New Field Hockey Coach!

Emma Shaughnessy '20, Staff Writer

November 15, 2017


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This school year, the Oakland Catholic field hockey team was introduced to a new head coach, Emily Humiston. Growing up, Emily fell in love with field hockey. She started playing in a developmental league in North Allegheny, and her passion for the sport only intensified from there. Emily attended Nort...

OC Volleyball Team Welcomes New Coaches

Andalushia Reilly '20, Staff Writer

November 15, 2017


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They OC volleyball team is off to a great start with their new coaches, in their 2017 season. Get to know the new head coach, Emily Reeser, with this interview: Question: How many years have you been playing volleyball? Answer: Since I was in sixth grade, and I was 13, so about 12 years. Question: Where did you go to ...

The OC Cross Country Team

Alison VanderMolen '19, Staff Writer

November 15, 2017


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“The whole is greater than the sum of its parts.” Aristotle’s statement can be applied to many sports, especially Cross Country. To have a winning team, everyone must contribute. The scores of the 3.1mile races are calculated by adding the place values of the top 5 runners on a team, and the te...

Meet OC’s Rowing Coach: Megan Ann Patrick!

Angelina Mico '19, Staff Writer

November 14, 2017


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Q1: “Where are you originally from? When did your rowing career start?” A1: “I grew up in South Beaver Township. It’s just about a few miles down from Beaver Falls and I went to Blackhawk High School. I started rowing when I went to Princeton. I walked onto the novice team, never seen a boat ...

Sports in College Towns

Maggie Leone '17, Sports Editor

April 27, 2017


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As Pittsburghers, most Oakland Catholic students feel a great loyalty to their city’s sports teams: the Penguins, the Pirates, and the Steelers. Does this loyalty carry over to their college years, or do OC graduates endorse their college towns’ sports teams? I predict that most students will sta...

Swish and Flick: Fencing Team Goes to Playoffs

Swish and Flick: Fencing Team Goes to Playoffs

Clara Albacete, Arts and Entertainment Editor ‘19

March 30, 2017


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On Friday March 3, the OC Fencing team participated in their final tournament of the year. Up until this point the fencing team had been meeting victory after victory, landing them second place in the section. (Their only loss was against Peters Township). The top four teams go to the playoffs, an in...

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