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The Gamut

The Gamut

The Gamut

Power Duo: Pitcher and catcher duo, Monique Rojas and Xiomara Martinez, during an at bat against Cosa Mesa High.

Behind the Pitch: baseball, softball start the season right

Mikaela Woo, Staff Writer March 10, 2023

When students think of OA sports, they mostly think of volleyball, tennis, basketball, and soccer. But what about those fields in the back pocket of the campus that PE teachers always say not to run on...

Winning Big: The two top seeded teams take each other on for the Vince Lombardy Trophy

Super Bowl 57: Kansas City versus Philadelphia

Mikaela Woo, Staff Writer March 10, 2023

Super Bowl Sunday took place on Feb. 12, with a tight game coming from both sides of the field. The Chiefs ultimately took the win as Super Bowl champs after star quarterback Patrick Mahomes fought through...

Girls flag football is new CIF sport, could come to OA

Laura Liu & Christine Nguyen, Editor-in-Chief & Managing Editor March 10, 2023

Amidst the rising popularity in girls’ flag football across Californian high schools, the CIF Federated Council voted on Feb. 3 to add it as a sanctioned sport for the upcoming 2023-24 school year. The...

Still Dominant: Lebron James pictured in a game against the Washington Wizards at the Verizon Center in 2014.

Lebron Breaks Long-Standing NBA Scoring Record

Eshmom Haque, Staff Writer March 10, 2023

After a Lakers game against the Oklahoma City Thunder, Lebron James surpassed Kareem Abdul Jabbar’s hallowed NBA record of 38,387 all time points scored. Still in his peak after 20 years in the league,...

Rising Star: Carol Kim performing her rhythmic gymnastic routine at nationals.

Freshmen Carol Kim Rising to Gymnastic Nationals

Nandita Bussa and Nathan Perera February 6, 2023

Currently on the ninth level of Junior National Rhythmic and Aesthetic Gymnastics and in her  ninth year of school, Oxford’s Carol Kim has set her sights to return to nationals along with qualifying...

Battle for the Trophy: 14 of the top NFL teams battle it out in the playoffs rounds, leaving both of the top seeds heading to the Super Bowl.

’23 NFL Playoffs: Review

Mikaela Woo, Staff Writer February 6, 2023

For a non-football addict, the NFL playoffs may seem a bit confusing. With some NFL legends falling off of their thrones during the first round, quarterback injuries, odd-ball decisions costing teams their...

Prepping for Practice: Flynn happily wraps up Senior Alma Manzano’s ankle before soccer practice.

Courtney Flynn Behind the Scenes

Zoharys Jaen, Staff Writer February 6, 2023

Oxford’s athletic trainer, Courtney Flynn has been helping student-athletes for ten years. Responsible for prepping rehab workouts, she loves working with high school students and cherishes the memories...

The seventh grade junior high boys’ basketball poses after a hard-earned third-place victory in their tournament.

Junior High Q2 Season Recap

Anjali Suva, Senior Staff Writer February 6, 2023

Featuring girls tennis, boys basketball, and girls soccer, junior high intramural sports recently wrapped up their second quarter after a long season of practices and games.    Girls Tennis: The...

Jump Ball: In a Dec. 3 home game against Pacifica High School, junior Ella Pace jumps for the ball, alongside freshman Mindy Dang, sophomore Ashley Ventura (23), senior Evonne Nguyen (5), and senior captain Elizabeth Kim (11).

Bouncing back with Lady Patriots’ Basketball

Justin Le and Mikaela Woo December 16, 2022

It’s girls basketball season again! Throughout their preseason, these Lady Patriots have been practicing extremely hard, and they’re ready to give it their all this winter season. Hopeful with their...

Gold to return to Oxford for 2023-2024

Christian Festin, News Editor December 15, 2022

Golf makes its long-awaited return to OA in the 2023-2024 school year during the spring season. The sport’s comeback, five years in the making, was met with celebration from the sports department and...

Minutes away from glory: A glance inside of Minute Maid Park just moments before game one.

Astros Steal 2022 World Series Championship Title

Mikaela Woo, Staff Writer November 17, 2022

The 2022 MLB postseason was filled with unexpected finalists and drop-outs.  All eyes were on last year’s World Series finalists, the Atlanta Braves and the Los Angeles Dodgers. Little did the MLB world...

Kicking Off: Junior Miguel Alcala and the soccer team prepare for the upcoming season with some motor drills.

Boys Soccer Opens New Season

Nandita Bussa, Staff Writer November 17, 2022

After narrowly losing their chance to qualify for CIF playoffs last year, Oxford boys varsity soccer will be looking to get the job done this season. With added numbers and enthusiasm, boys soccer has...

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