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OC Crew Team on Keeping a Positive Perspective

OC Crew Team on Keeping a Positive Perspective

Emma Holtz '20, Co-Editor-in-Chief

May 10, 2020

The spring sun has made its return to Pittsburgh, but unfortunately, OC Crew’s fleet will not get a chance to enjoy it. All spring sports, varsity and club, have been suspended until further notice by the unprecedented coronavirus pandemic. This is particularly disappointing for OC Rowing’s seniors, who ...

The New Football League, the XFL, is Fulfilling Football Fans during the Offseason

Maddie DeMarino '21, Staff Writer

April 16, 2020

Football has been a staple in the United States for over 100 years. From the early days of August to the brisk Super Bowl Sunday in February people are consumed with football. After the season is over, many feel lost and don’t know how to fit the sport back into their lives. This year, the emergence...

OC Ultimate Season: Still Flying Hope!

Allison Sinicki '22, Staff Writer

April 15, 2020

With everything going on in the world, it is hard to find things to do and keep active. The game of Ultimate is rigorous but fun. All you need to play is a disc. Simply, throw the disc back forth to each other or play a mini-game. In order to play a game, have four people, two for each team. One team sta...

OC Swimming

Annie Snyder '21, Co-Assistant Editor

March 1, 2020

This season was a very successful and fun one for the OC Swimming and Diving team. With an astonishing win over Upper St. Clair and a disappointing loss against Mount Lebanon (whose girls team has been runner-up in the entire WPIAL in the past years), the Eagles landed runner-up in their WPIAL 3A sec...

Super Bowl LIV

Super Bowl LIV

Maddie DeMarino '21, Staff Writer

February 29, 2020

Every year as February approaches, people begin preparing for the day of the year when the second most amount of food is consumed: The Super Bowl. This year, the Super Bowl was played at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, Florida on February 2. The Kansas City Chiefs, led by their young quarterback Patrick...

OC Swim Making a Splash!

Emma Shaughnessy '20, 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 Midseason Update

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...

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