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Oak Ridge District Tournament Finals Preview

Alex Verdelus, Sports Editor

February 10, 2017

Oak Ridge faces a major hurdle Friday night against Dr. Phillips in a home district tournament finals contest after defeating Olympia 96-52 Wednesday night. With the win, the Pioneers (21-4) go into Friday night’s game undefeated at home and will face a consistent Dr. Phillips team (18-8) that will ...

Sports Roundup

Gabriela Alonso, News Editor

February 5, 2017

Winter Break marked a pivotal point in sports for the Pioneers. It served as a major comeback, paved the way to district, and introduce upcoming spring sports. The boy's basketball team continued their winning streak beating the Jones Tiger 76-57 on Dec. 5 and crushing the Cypress bear 82-45 on Dec...

Grip It and Rip It: The Kennedy Logan Story

Grip It and Rip It: The Kennedy Logan Story

Reynette Gonzalez, Staff Writer

January 26, 2017

Some people don't count Bowling as a sport, while most others see it as a hobby. Kennedy Logan sees bowling as a competitive sport in which you have to practice hard in order to get better just like any other intense sport such as basketball, baseball, etc. Kennedy, a 15-year-old sophomore at Oak Ridg...

Oak Ridge Overpowers Lake Nona

Alex Verdelus, Sports Editor

January 23, 2017

Oak Ridge’s boys varsity basketball team routed the Lake Nona Lions 95-76 on Wednesday night. The game was highlighted by numerous threes and giving a few highlight reel dunks. Most of the Pioneers’ points came from thoroughly executed plays, which resulted in 10 three pointers from six different...

Boy’s Soccer Team Go After Their Goals

Jasmine Boyens, Feature Editor

January 12, 2017

The Oak Ridge High School boy’s soccer team have gone all season undefeated and are on track for one of their best seasons in the team’s history. Although the team experienced a cheating situation at Colonial High School they were still able to keep their winning streak. “I’m proud that the ...

New Leader of Pioneer Football

Jasmine Boyens, Feature Editor

January 12, 2017

The new coach for the Oak Ridge High School football team has come to replace the previous coach. Kennard lang, a former NFL player, recently quit as head coach for medical reasons. Many other coaches applied for the job as new head coach, including teachers at Oak Ridge. The new coach, Clint Johnson, who was previo...

Micheal Devoe: Star Player, Star Student

Jasmine Boyens, Feature Editor

January 12, 2017

Lights coming from the high windows of a gym shines and all a player can hear is the squeaking of shoes on a clean glossed floor. With each shot, he shows determination on his face and the only thing on his mind is the game. This player is one of the star basketball players at Oak Ridge High School with th...

Roundup: Winter Break Tournament of Champions

Alex Verdelus, Copy Editor

January 11, 2017

  During the winter break, Oak Ridge's varsity basketball team traveled to Georgia to compete in four games for the tournament of champions contest from December 16 to December 30. Oak Ridge began the tournament against freedom high school in a district game, in which they won by a wide di...

Girls weightlifting team continues streak

Gabby Alonso, News Editor

December 15, 2016

The Lady Pioneer weightlifting team racked up a victory against the Cypress Creek Bears 57-22 on Nov.30, continuing their undefeated record of 4-0. Their total points composed of bench presses combined with clean and jerk exercises. The Lady Pioneers garnered 1st place in 8 of their respective weight c...

Boys varsity Winter Park Rotary Tournament

Alex Verdelus, Sports Editor

December 7, 2016

Oak Ridge was handed their first loss of the Winter Park Rotary Tournament on Wednesday against Boone, which ultimately eliminated the Pioneers for the rest of the series. The Pioneers suffered for the most part from a lack of team cohesion throughout the game, which cost them down the stretch. ...

Oak Ridge Defeats University

Alex Verdelus, Sports Editor

December 5, 2016

The girls varsity basketball team won 39-38 against University on Tuesday night. The Pioneers were able to climb back after being down at halftime with second-chance points giving them an increased edge. Freshman Marri Jackson led all players with 14 points. Junior point guard Imani Lubin scored ...

The Kamien Way

Gabby Alonso, News Editor

December 5, 2016

Surrounded in a competitive atmosphere, Cassandra Kamien bounced around different sports such as softball, tennis, basketball, flag football, and dance for seven years, but,ultimately found her love for volleyball. Kamien plays as a setter for the Pioneers and the Top Select Volleyball Academy travel...

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