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Sports in College Towns

Maggie Leone '17, Sports Editor
April 27, 2017
Filed under Sports

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
Filed under Sports

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...

OCXC Just Keeps Running

Molly DeFilippo ‘17, News Editor and Brouklin Alger ‘19, Staff Writer
December 24, 2016
Filed under Sports

For the past six months, OCXC has been putting in the miles. After winning WPIALS and coming in second at the PIAA State meet, OCXC’s top runners—Megan Ellery ‘17, Sophie Young ‘18, Megan Nagy ‘18, Hannah Schupansky ‘19, Katelyn Ellery ‘19, Kate Aldrich ‘19, and Ana Bergstedt ‘19—trave...

The OC Step Team

Maggie Leone, Sports Editor '17
December 23, 2016
Filed under Sports

The Oakland Catholic Step Team, officially known as H.Y.P.E., standing for Humble Young Professional Elite, is an OC community favorite.  Step is all about creating a beat and maintaining it, all while using the body as the instrument; it’s a dance team with rhythms.  All movement and music come f...

OC Winter Sports

Bridget Deasy ’18, Staff Writer
December 23, 2016
Filed under Sports

  As the winter approaches, OC’s winter sports get ready to kick off their season and showcase their hard work. Basketball, cheerleading, fencing, and swimming have been perfecting their game during the past couple of months and are finally ready to unleash their skills and compete. The c...

Cub Win the Series: The Blessing to Break the Curse?

Isabella Very ‘17, Staff Writer
December 23, 2016
Filed under Sports

  Philip K. Wrigley, owner of the Chicago Cubs in the mid-1930’s, scrutinized the team’s books, his eyelids weighing heavy on his cheekbones. As he looked wearily down his long nose at the papers scattered across his desk, Wrigley slowly, reluctantly, came to the realization that in orde...

OC’s Golf Team Celebrates Senior Night

OC’s Golf Team Celebrates Senior Night

Maggie Leone '17, Sports Editor
November 20, 2016
Filed under Sports

As the golf season came to a close, OCHS celebrated its golf team's senior night with a warm goodbye to its seniors. The team includes five seniors: Maggie Leone, Martina Getty, Ireland Mauler, Chloe Stiles, and Brooke Staudt. The team is sad to see them go, but wishes the girls the best of luck in their...

In Memoriam: José Fernández

Maggie Leone '17, Sports Editor
November 20, 2016
Filed under Sports

Pitcher for the Miami Marlins, José Fernández, died tragically on September 25th, 2016, in a boating accident at the age of 24.  A native of Santa Clara, Cuba, Fernández made his debut with the Marlins in April 2013.  He was named to the 2013 MLB All-Star Game and won the National League Rookie of...

A Great Season for OC Soccer

Maggie Storti ‘20, Staff Writer
November 14, 2016
Filed under Sports

          The OC soccer team is having their best season in years. With an undefeated season, the team beat South Park, the #2 team in their division, in the first round. Then, when they met up with them again for round two, OC suffered a devastating loss to South Park 2-1 on October 12th.  It ...

In Memoriam: Arnold Palmer

Maggie Leone '17, Sports Editor
November 8, 2016
Filed under Sports

On September 25th, 2016, the sports world lost a hero and a legend.  Known simply as “The King,” Arnold Palmer was very influential among golfers, athletes, and people in general.  He was loved and admired by generations of golfer and non-golfers alike.  Born in Latrobe, Pennsylvania in 1929 as ...

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