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The North Star

The student news site of Omaha North High Magnet School

The North Star

The student news site of Omaha North High Magnet School

The North Star

Hannah Hausman, 11, pitches at a game against Westview at Fontenelle Park on Septemeber, 29. Hausman has been playing softball since she was five in the Keystone Little League.

A new edition to the softball team

Tatyanna Estwick, Feature and Sports Writer October 11, 2022

After many years of just having a varsity team, North High School decided to add a new edition, the junior varsity softball team. Eric Janecek, the head coach of the softball team, began coaching softball...

Gotta Bowl: Omaha North High returns with a bowling team

Gotta Bowl: Omaha North High returns with a bowling team

Isabella Booth, News writer November 30, 2021

Bowling is not new as a sport at Omaha North High. It once was a sport a couple of years ago, but people lost interest in it, so they had to stop competing. No one can confirm when exactly they stopped...

The girls wrestling team runs as part of their conditioning. Melissa Smith, right, just began wrestling this year. “They also push me to do better when I feel like giving up,” Smith said.

The new wave of Omaha North High: North opens a new female wrestling team

Angie Twombly, Editor-in-Chief November 30, 2021

Omaha North High School makes school history by opening a girls only wrestling team, with head coach Dan Carlson, and assistant coach, Steven Kirchner. They are ready to set the foundation and take on...

Volleyball Returns

Isabella Booth, News writer November 29, 2021

In 2020 when the pandemic hit, the volleyball team was not able to play. They were sad but this year they are back and having fun. The varsity team’s first game was a home game played at home. They...

Keshaun Williams points at the camera before the pre-game speech from Coach Martin. The wide receiver and defensive back plays on both offense and defense, flagging down passes on both sides of the ball.

Senior Spotlights

Angie Twombly, Editor-in-Chief November 29, 2021

 During the 2020-2021 school year fall sports were called off throughout the whole Omaha Public School District and many students were upset about it. Now as they are in the 2021-2022 school year seniors...

NBA Players strike amidst Black Lives Matter protests 

NBA Players strike amidst Black Lives Matter protests 

Elena Conyers-Gains, Features Writer November 19, 2020

Playing without the deafening cheers of crowds was something NBA players had grown accustomed to in the isolation of the bubble, but on Wednesday, August 26, it was their time to return...

The cheer team adds new stunts to their routine

Chyvianna Grayer, Sports Writer November 19, 2019

As the new cheer season comes around the cheerleaders have been working very hard to accomplish the new stunts.   “Our team always sees new stunts and are always eager to try them because we want...

Girls’ golf shoots for best scores in classroom

Richard Marcoux, Sports Writer September 21, 2019

The girls golf team of 8 girls, competes in the fall sports season every year. The golf team has 9 golf tournaments, 10 if any golfers qualify for state this year. While the season for golf is short...

A new track season brings new possibilities

Tevin Conley, Sports Editor April 10, 2019

With winter ending and spring starting soon that means it is time for track season. Track season officially started with their first practice on Feb. 26. The Vikings season started way before practice...

Hunter Push, 10, and Sage Kehr, 11, rush out on the field during an earlier season football game. This was during the game against Millard West on Sept. 13, 2019. 
Photo by Caitlin Pieters

Push pushes into underclassmen football rankings

Richard Marcoux, Sports Writer April 10, 2019

Of all high school athletes who compete for their high school’s football team, only 6.9 percent of these athletes will go on to play at a NCAA sponsored school. Then, of those 73,063 NCAA college athletes,...

Track team aims to sprint to state

Tyvon Smith, In-Depth Editor April 8, 2019

Since November of the 2018-2019 school year, Omaha North’s Track and Field team has been conditioning weekly for those who plan to be a part of the upcoming spring season. “The primary goal the...

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