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Happy Friday, Oak Park. Here’s what you need to know to wrap up your week and begin your weekend:

This week: wins, losses and ties for basketball and soccer

Boys’ varsity basketball won their home game against Simi Valley Wednesday, Jan. 25 by a score of 84-50. They will play an away game against Royal today, Jan. 27, at 7:30 p.m.

Girls’ varsity soccer lost their away game against Simi Valley Wednesday, Jan. 25, 0-3. Meanwhile, girls’ junior varsity and boys’ varsity tied against Simi by a score of 1-1 in away games that same day.

Girls’ varsity soccer will play a home game against Royal today, Jan. 27 at 6:45 p.m. Boys’ varsity soccer will play away against Royal the same day at 6:45 p.m.

Next week: February begins with more basketball, soccer games

Boys’ basketball will play an away against Camarillo Wednesday, Feb. 1. Frosh-soph will play at 4:30 p.m., junior varsity at 6 p.m. and varsity at 7:30 p.m. They will play a home game against Moorpark Friday, Feb. 3 as well, with frosh-soph at 4 p.m., junior varsity at 5:30 p.m. and varsity at 7 p.m.

Girls’ basketball will play a home game against Camarillo Wednesday, Feb. 1. They will then play an away game against Moorpark Friday, Feb. 3; junior varsity will play at 5 p.m. and varsity at 6:30 p.m.

Boys’ soccer will play against Camarillo in an away game Wednesday, Feb. 1. They will then play Moorpark in a home game Friday, Feb. 3. Both days will feature frosh-soph at 3:30 p.m., junior varsity at 5 p.m. and varsity at 6:45 p.m.

Girls’ soccer will play a home game against Camarillo Wednesday, Feb. 1 and an away game against Moorpark Friday, Feb. 3. Both days will feature frosh-soph at 3:30 p.m., junior varsity at 5 p.m. and varsity at 6:45 p.m.

Beyond Oak Park: Trump’s first week in office

After the Presidential Inauguration Jan. 20, this week was President Trump’s first in office. So far, he has addressed the issues of border security, brought changes to the Affordable Care Act and signed an executive order regarding the funding of non-government organizations through the dollars of taxpayers. Trump will also be addressing alleged voter fraud during the election, which involves three to five million votes that were cast illegally. Read more from NBC News.

More beyond Oak Park:

  • The United Nations officials were alerted this Thursday, Jan. 26 that the heightened conflict in Yemen has left two-thirds of the public in desperate need of humanitarian relief. The country will face famine this year unless instant action is taken. Read more from ABC News.
  • Extensive rain in the deep south relieved an ongoing drought. From Northern Louisiana to Virginia, heavy rain drenched unusually dry areas.  Read more from ABC News.
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