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Phillips manages swim, loves her job

Chloe Maddox, Cambia staffer
December 18, 2015
Filed under Sports

To swim or not to swim? Good question, did you know you could join swim and NOT actually swim? It’s true. Senior Miranda Phillips has been a swim manager for three years at the Gladstone Community Center where all four district high schools participate in swim meets and dive competitions. A...

Kohn’s Notes: Sports Love

Harry Kohn, Axe staffer
December 14, 2015
Filed under Opinion, Sports

Since I started wrestling freshman year I couldn’t stop, I was immediately hooked on the sport. I fell in love with the sport, it wasn’t just the aggressiveness of the sport it was the hard work you had to put in to win. Wrestling contains a lot of dedication and you have to be disciplined, not just...

Sporting KC Academy Development player comes back to Oak Park

Sporting KC Academy Development player comes back to Oak Park

Shereen AlSaoudi, Cambia photographer
October 30, 2015
Filed under Sports

Jose Cambreros played for Sporting KC Academy his junior year of high school.  He came back to Oak Park because he missed it. He has played soccer for about 13 years, he has also played for Oak Park for three years. Cambreros plays goalie, but occasionally makes appearances as forward or other...

Girls golf plays in cancer tournament

Girls golf plays in cancer tournament

Sandy Lopez, Cambia photographer
October 30, 2015
Filed under Sports

Accomplishments and New Beginnings

Taylor Dorrel, Axe executive producer
October 29, 2015
Filed under Sports

  The fall sports season is coming to a close and with that Oak Park teams accomplished a lot. Softball grew its program and had the largest team they’ve had for a couple of years. The boys swim team has boys advancing to state. They compete in two weeks at Mizzou. Our football boys...

Fan Service: The fans of OP create backbone

Fan Service: The fans of OP create backbone

XoeAnne Zuber, Cambia photographer
October 20, 2015
Filed under Opinion, Sports

They’re called many names; spectators, cheerleaders, supporters, admirers, viewers, onlookers. Before all of these terms though, they are ultimately called fans. These fans are the backbone of our school. They are the people who scream when we score. They are the people who cry when we lose. Th...

Oak Park Plays Soccer

Oak Park Plays Soccer

Kylie Dickson, Reporter
April 20, 2015
Filed under Sports

OP Track

Irving Espadas, Reporter
April 7, 2015
Filed under Sports

Just as spring has settled in, its time for the OP track team to get in gear again. I talked to Lyric Hamilton (Junior) to see what her thoughts were for this season. “I look forward to hopefully making it to state & beating my PR in the 300 hurdles.” Says Lyric. This was her personal goal...

Stress Relief through boxing

Stress Relief through boxing

Justice Morris, Reporter
April 7, 2015
Filed under Features, Opinion, Sports

When people want to block out the world, some listen to music, some go for a run, and some go for a drive by themselves. Senior Myeshia McCrary does none of these. She goes to “9Rounds” to get away and let out all the anger she might have that day. “ 9Rounds is a thirty minute course of on-going...

Winter Guars goes to MCCGA championships

Stephanie Brocato, Reporter
March 30, 2015
Filed under Sports

Winter Guard goes to MCCGA Championships, placing 9th in their round     How did you feel when you competed at state? What was some of the most memorable parts when you were at state? How prepared did you feel when you were getting ready for state with the routine? How did yo...

OakPark Cheerleaders

Irving Espadas, Reporter
March 30, 2015
Filed under Sports

It’s time to get back in gear ladies and gentlemen. As the OP Cheerleading team gets back in shape for the new season to come. “Honestly I couldn't tell ya! Based on our open gyms I feel as though we will have a big tryout full of talented folks. Other then that we will continue with the same traditions...

Tennis Outlook

David Genau, Reporter
March 30, 2015
Filed under Sports

The 2014 tennis season was a bit of a disappointment to say the least. With only one win as a team last season after being conference champs in 2013 the Oak Park tennis team took a huge step back. Four varsity players not returning from the 2013 season left a young and inexperienced team to replace them....

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