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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...

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...

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...

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...

Pabon proves positive for girls basketball

Conner Clapham, reporter

December 18, 2014

Filed under Sports

The Lady Oakies basketball team is not only excited to begin the season this year, but also that first year head coach Joel Pabon is here to bring positive change to the team. Pabon has experience as a previous girls varsity...

Unheard of 8 seniors lead boys to the court this season

Conner Clapham, reporter

December 1, 2014

Filed under Showcase, Sports

The boys basketball season has almost begun, and third-year head coach Ryan Nichols has been ready since the last season ended. The boys have been working hard since Nov. 4, preparing for their first game of the season against...

Girls basketball starts season early this month

Justice Morris, reporter

November 26, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Tryouts were finally held. On Nov. 3 though the 5, about 25 girls tried out to be apart of the girls basketball program. “I thought we would be doing more drills on our skills, but we ran more than anything. Tryouts...

Boys basketball kicks off season

David Genau, reporter

November 26, 2014

Filed under Sports

November's Jamboree kicked off the 2014- 2015-basketball season for the Oak Park Northmen. Many wondered how they would fare this season after losing their entire starting lineup from a year ago. The big concern would be the...

Sports camps begin season

August 20, 2010

Filed under Sports

By: Thomas Baack Jacob Sullivan--Basketball NorthmenNews: When was the Camp? Jacob Sullivan: It was June 1st-4th NN: How did the camp go? JS: It was a good preview of what our team of what our team is going to be like nex...