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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...

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...

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...

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...

Goal: Keeping his territory

December 14, 2010

Filed under Sports

By: Jake Boeding             As a North Kansas City Hornet soccer player crosses a defender, Oak Park’s goalie, Matt Ebinger, focuses in and watches as the NKC player takes a shot at the goal.  Ebinger back ped...