Brianna Oard

Brianna Oard

I am a senior at Sierra Canyon School where I am member of The Standard, the school's newspaper. My responsibilities as The Standard's Scouting Editor include handling all of the business advertisements, public relations and social media. Previously a staff writer and Public Relations Manager. In addition, I have been a member of The Standard's Editorial Board for the past 2 years. Also, I am a cheerleader for the Sierra Canyon Trailblazers.
Commentary: Sports and politics: Two opposites

Commentary: Sports and politics: Two opposites

After the controversial Executive Order 13769 entitled "Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States" passed on Jan. 27, American and international athletes who play in some of the American professional sports leagues condemned it. Donald...

Top sports moments of 2016

Top sports moments of 2016

From the Black Mamba’s 60 points in his final game to the Olympics to both the Cavs and the Cubs overcoming 3-1 deficits to win the NBA Finals and World Series respectively, here’s a look back at best sports moments of 2016: 10. Reaction after Brazilian gymnasts win...

Commentary: Sports and politics: Two opposites

Change for the better: Less road trips leads to better play

Although the NBA represents a life of fame and wealth via hard work and dedication, many players will see beyond the glitz and the glamour once they enter the league. Professional athletes’ lives, especially those in the NBA, is physically demanding. This upcoming...

Chaos in Rio brings panic to the 2016 Summer Olympics

Chaos in Rio brings panic to the 2016 Summer Olympics

Less than 100 days before the 2016 Olympics begin in Rio de Janiero, Brazil is still facing many problems and safety concerns from fans and athletes over the Zika virus and the nation’s environmental and political states. As a result, only half of the Olympics tickets...

Commentary: Sports and politics: Two opposites

24: My 24 favorite Black Mamba moments

There is less than three hours left in future Hall of Famer Kobe Bryant's career. His final game will be tonight against the Utah Jazz at Staples Center at 7:30 p.m.. ESPN 2 and TWC SN will be broadcasting the game. Kobe Bryant will retire as one of the best players...

He’s finally got it: Leonardo DiCaprio wins the Oscar

He’s finally got it: Leonardo DiCaprio wins the Oscar

It took six Academy Award nominations and 22 years later for the world to finally hear: "And the Oscar goes to ... Leonardo DiCaprio" The audience clapped and gave DiCaprio a standing ovation as he went on stage to accept the Academy Award for Best Actor for "The...