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September 11, 2017

Northmen Beat Falcons

Erik Kellgren, J1 Writer

February 1, 2017

Filed under Sports

Oak Park Northmen varsity boys basketball beat Staley on Friday, Jan. 30. The score was 48-Staley 59-Oak Park. Junior Ochai Agbaji had 40 points, he made 12 out of 18 shots. 13/13 from the free throw line. Freshman Myles...

Hitting the Mats

Malea Biswell and Grace Burns

December 21, 2016

Filed under Showcase, Sports

Wrestling season is here! The athletes are excited and yet a little bit nervous as the season is in full swing. They practice every day, even optional Saturday practices. Though it’s a lot of hard work, the team has had a lot...

In the Players’ Eyes

Grace Burns, J1 writer

December 8, 2016

Filed under Sports

Lady Oakies Basketball had a rough start of the season. This year some players were reluctant because of the change in the coaching staff and never tried out, also some after trying out later quit the team. “There was a rumor...

Fans Share Football Memories

Dom Bailey and Erik Kellgren, J1 Writer

November 4, 2016

Filed under Sports

As the football season come to an end, players and fans had much to say about the boys this year. Even though the Northmen didn’t take a victory once this season, spirits stayed high. Sophomore Brandon White, varsity starting...

Sports Column: From a Softball Player

Catie Janeczko, J1 writer

October 14, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Sports

The JV softball team had a great season. At the beginning of the season, they were not used to their new coach; this was coach Dan Backhaus’ first year of coaching softball. He coached baseball for many years before. According...

Fall Tennis Season Wraps Up

Abigail Clapham, Axe staffer

September 30, 2016

Filed under Sports

The girls tennis season is coming to an end. However, before the last hurrah, they have districts. On Monday, Sept. 26, they traveled to Winnetonka to play their first round of districts. The girls beat the Griffins to continue...

Fall League Preps Varsity Basketball

Jordan Deng and Erik Kellgren, J1 Writers

September 29, 2016

Filed under Sports

On Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays boys basketball works on preseason and conditioning play. They do drills and run some plays and learn some plays and scrimmage. As of today, boys varsity is 4-0 in the fall league. This...

Basketball prepares to play as a team

Erik Kellgren, J1 Writer

September 29, 2016

Filed under Sports

“There is not a best player, we need to work as a team,” said coach Zane Tanner. Basketball boys prepare to bring it this season. “At workouts, we do dribbling drills and shooting drills, and then we scrimmage in...