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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

On Mar. 22 the Omaha North and Omaha Benson baseball team work together at practice. While the outfielders worked on bunting, the infielders worked on fielding the bunts and trying to get the runners out. 
Photo by  Jessica Stacy

Bunnies and Vikings merge baseball teams

Richard Marcoux, Sports Writer April 8, 2019

The Omaha North High School and Omaha Benson High School baseball teams will now be joined together under one team, as of mid-February, and the approval of the NSAA. Resulting in the only two high schools...

Blake Heuertz, 12, plays catch with one of his teammates to warm up on Mar. 18, 2019.
Photo by Jessica Stacy

Transgender student joins boys baseball team for first time

Jessica Stacy, Sports Writer April 8, 2019

Blake Heuertz, a transgender boy, is a senior on the Omaha North baseball team. This is his first year on the team and although he is nervous, he feels welcome. “It’s still the beginning of the...

Super Bowl LIII sets new records

Richard Marcoux, Sports Writer February 22, 2019

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...

Viking basketball strives for the best

Tevin Conley, Sports Editor February 12, 2019

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...

NCAA clearinghouse generates an academic transcript which consists of the needed credits as well as the core course gpa and summarized ACT score. Values are determined based on input from the student via the online calculator. Graphic provided by NCAA clearinghouse website

OPS staff explain how to get recruited

Gabby Push, Sports Editor February 12, 2019

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...

This is team 1064A’s robot. Members of Team 1064A include Matt Nevarez, Joseph Perez, Kalvin Green and Noah Landis.
Photo courtesy of Noah Landis

Looking inside of VEX Robotics

Tevin Conley, Sports Editor February 6, 2019

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...

Graphic by Richard Marcoux

Winter conditioning lack of space leads to golf not practicing

Richard Marcoux, Sports Writer February 6, 2019

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...

Fall sports highlights

Jessica Stacy, Sports Writer January 14, 2019

Malachi O’Neal, 12, attempts to block a Burke player at the varsity basketball game on Nov. 29, 2018.  North beat Burke 52 to 44.
Photo by Gabby Push

O’Neal plays for family pride

Gabby Push, Sports Editor January 14, 2019

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,...

Running in the winter

Richard Marcoux, Sports Writer December 27, 2018

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...

Fall Sports Senior Night

Gabby Push, Sports Editor November 29, 2018

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