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Consol Energy Center to PPG Paints Arena

Lucia Williams '20, Staff Writer

November 8, 2016


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There is a new arena in town….. or is there? The Consol Energy Center has recently been re-named PPG Paints Arena. On October 4, 2016, the Pittsburgh Penguins officially announced the new name of the arena. They had been working on this deal for many months prior to the day of the announcement. Im...

Lauren Finikiotis: An OCXC Legend

Teresa Davison ‘20, Staff Writer

October 31, 2016


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          Lauren Finikiotis, charismatic and curly-haired, is part of Oakland Catholic’s class of 2017 and also the top runner on the Oakland Catholic Cross-Country (OCXC) team.  High school cross-country involves running 5 kilometers, (about 3.1 miles), racing over rugged terrain, up steep h...

OC Field Hockey: Bella Statnick

Emma Shaughnessy ‘20, Staff Writer

October 31, 2016


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          As the leaves on the trees turn from green to hues of red and yellow, students have to accept the fact that it is time to go back to school. Although this can be disappointing for many girls at Oakland Catholic, some of them remain optimistic because they know field hockey season is jus...

Seniors, Sports, and Signings

Maura Sheedy ’16 and Reilly Welsh ‘16, Staff Writers

January 7, 2016


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For most seniors, hectic fall schedules include back-to-school festivities, last-minute SATs, and the dreaded college applications. However, some students must approach the college admissions process a bit differently if they happen to have exceptional athletic talent. These students choose go the ro...

2015 Tennis Recap

2015 Tennis Recap

Hannah Collins '18, Staff Writer

January 7, 2016


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Game, Set, Match! Our OC Tennis teams had great seasons under the new leadership of JV coach Pam McCrory and Varsity coach Joe Camillo. Varsity players: Caroline Ciocco, Hannah Collins, Grace Covatto, Megan Cyterski, Natalie Cyterski, Giovanna Elo, Emma Hoover, Olivia Kolesar, Melanie Long, Olivia M...

Oakland Catholic’s New Golf Coach

Maggie Leone '17, Sports Editor

October 7, 2015


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Coach Schreck, OC’s new golf coach has been golfing for sixteen years, though he’s only been instructing for five.  He always liked golf, even though he wasn’t good at it, but then he started getting better.  After extensive practice, his scores started dropping and he improved exponentially. ...

Taylor Renk Spotlight

Taylor Renk Spotlight

Megan Morrone '16, Sports Editor

October 7, 2015


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Oakland Catholic provides young women with many extraordinary opportunities to get involved in what they love. For example, senior student Taylor Renk, captain of the varsity soccer team, profoundly expressed to me the immense passion she has for her sport of choice during her interview. Taylor could not...

Freshman Athletes

Freshman Athletes

Brouklin Alger ‘19 and Daniela Watkins ‘19, Staff Writers

October 7, 2015


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This year a little over 140 freshmen have joined the Oakland Catholic community and a number of them have joined sports teams.  The school encourages its students to participate in sports and clubs because it allows the students to get more involved.  Participating in sports at Oakland can also help...

Brother Oh Brother!

Brother Oh Brother!

Megan Morrone '16, Sports Editor

October 7, 2015


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Central Catholic, Oakland Catholic’s brother school has a lot of new and exciting upcoming events that they’d love to share with us! First off, football season is in full swing and both schools can’t get enough of the excitement. Central’s defensive line is 22nd in the entire country and it de...

Salli Bowman: A Rowing Champion

Eva Lucchino '15, Editor-in-Chief

April 9, 2015


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Salli Bowman is a rowing extraordinaire that truly understands the pain of athletics thanks to her beloved sport. She started rowing in high school and has done it every year; she currently rows for Steel City Rowing Club (SCRC).  She started rowing because she was encouraged by a cousin’s friend...

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