The North Star

Super Bowl LIII sets new records

Richard Marcoux, Sports Editor

February 22, 2019


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Many would say that Super Bowl LIII was a very boring, and disappointing Super Bowl, and those people are partially right. After seeing the NFC and AFC championship games both became shootouts that bled into overtime, a 13-3 not-so-thrilling game let down many football fans. But in the midst of this...

Viking basketball strives for the best

Tevin Conley, Sports Editor

February 12, 2019


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North’s basketball program hasn’t been the best in past few years, especially last year only winning a total of 4 games and they also haven’t reached the state tournament since 2015. Many people think the state of the program can and will change for the better especially with new head coach Thomas...

OPS staff explain how to get recruited

OPS staff explain how to get recruited

Gabby Push, Sports Editor

February 12, 2019


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Many high school athletes have their eyes set on the next level of athletics, college. Yet, many student athletes rarely know where to start their college recruitment. ‘How do I get colleges to notice me? What do I need to do to become the next collegiate athlete recruit?’ Are among the most commonly...

Looking inside of VEX Robotics

Looking inside of VEX Robotics

Tevin Conley, Sports Editor

February 6, 2019


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The VEX robotics program at Omaha North is very different from most organizations and activities for various reasons. The program is unique and is in a league of its own. “We constantly have teams competing at the National and World Level, not a lot of other clubs can say that plus we do a lot of...

Winter conditioning lack of space leads to golf not practicing

Winter conditioning lack of space leads to golf not practicing

Richard Marcoux, Sports Editor

February 6, 2019


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In preparation for the spring sports season, throughout Omaha North High School winter conditioning is taking place. On top of winter sports, like basketball, swimming, and wrestling, spring sports still have to condition during winter. As a result, this leaves a lack of space for athletes trying to...

Fall sports highlights

Jessica Stacy, Sports Editor

January 14, 2019


Filed under Galleries, Media, Sports

O’Neal plays for family pride

O’Neal plays for family pride

Gabby Push, Sports Editor

January 14, 2019


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At the age of three Malachi O’Neal began a journey that would lead him to a life of basketball. Beginning his career at the YMCA, then moved around to several outside of school teams such as, All Stars, Warriors, Team Nebraska Express, Omaha Elite, All Iowa Attack, and Martin Brothers O’Neal truly...

Running in the winter

Richard Marcoux, Sports Editor

December 27, 2018


Filed under Sports

One of the cheapest and most common ways to stay in shape is by running regularly. Yet once the winter months hit, it can be a lot more difficult to find the space to run, and the opportunity to do it safely. Finding places to run in the winter can be easier than it may seem, the first place that...

Fall Sports Senior Night

Gabby Push, Sports Editor

November 29, 2018


Filed under Galleries, Sports

Freshman shows flashes of potential

Freshman shows flashes of potential

Tevin Conley, Sports Editor

November 5, 2018


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Exceling at varsity level is impressive for anyone, especially for a freshman and Damian Frausto is a prime example of that. Frausto is currently a freshman running varsity cross country and making big strides to be so young. Frausto has potential to do big things as he already has many accomplishments...

Sparkle cheerleaders shine at the homecoming game

Sparkle cheerleaders shine at the homecoming game

Jaeden Johnson, Entertainment Editor

November 5, 2018


Filed under Sports

The Sparkles cheer team at Omaha North is made up of kids with different disabilities. The Sparkles program is about getting students with different abilities involved in the school and participating in activities such as cheering and being around their peers. The Sparkles contribute to north by raising...

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