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Meet OC’s New Field Hockey Coach!

Emma Shaughnessy '20, Staff Writer

November 15, 2017

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

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

“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

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

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

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

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

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

  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

  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...

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