The school newspaper of Oakville High School


The school newspaper of Oakville High School


The school newspaper of Oakville High School


Senior Drew Elza passes the ball during a varsity basketball game, against Mehlville on Dec.18. OHS lost a close one with the final score being 60-59.

Sports should continue to play during this pandemic

Jojo LaBrier, Sports Editor January 14, 2021

With COVID-19 stopping all sense of normal life, communities are still struggling to decide what seems safe and what doesn't. St. Louis County still is strongly advising the public to maintain social distance,...

On Friday Nov. 13, students walk into the last day of the blended model before heading back to connect learning on Monday Nov. 16.

OHS Students to Return to “Connected” Learning

Jack Butchart, reporter November 13, 2020

With so many students and staff being sent home due to contact tracing from potential exposure to the Coronavirus, in-person learning has become more difficult. Teachers and students have to adapt to the...

Amanda FitzWilliam (12) finishes her swing after hitting the ball.

FitzWilliam recognized for efforts on and off the field

Jojo LaBrier, Sports Editor May 29, 2020

OHS has many athletes who are fine students, but Amanda FitzWilliam (12) was named the school’s St. Louis Post-Dispatch Scholar-Athlete for many reasons. For athletic reasons, the list is long. Her...

Camera zooms in on hometown hero, Pat Maroon, during Game 4 against the San Jose Sharks, during the 2018-2019 Western Conference Finals.

This pandemic is a nightmare for all sports fans

Jojo LaBrier, Sports Editor April 27, 2020

On March 23, the Coronavirus outbreak hit St. Louis County, putting everyone in quarantine and taking some of the most important aspects of our life away, like sports. Ever since the middle of March...

Captain Joe Pybas (12) takes a picture with St. Louis Blues legend Bobby Plager and Dianne Wickenhieser  as he accepts the runner-up plaque at Enterprise Center on March 11.

Oakville hockey’s fantastic postseason run comes to an end at Enterprise Center

Jojo LaBrier, Sports Editor March 13, 2020

The Oakville Tiger Hockey club came within one win of a perfect postseason run. On Wednesday, March 11, the Oakville hockey team fell short against Duchesne, losing 3-1 at Enterprise Center in the Wickenheiser...

Scott Bellovich (10,) Ben Lanier (11) and Colin Akers (12) prepare for their band trip to Truman. The band will be going Feb. 27-28 for a workshop.

OHS wind symphony prepares for Truman trip

Amanda Parker, reporter February 25, 2020

For many years the OHS band program has had clinicians such as members from the University of Missouri come in to work on music and instrument specific issues to help improve the program.  This...

Julian Davies (11) wrestles his opponent from Parkway West on Jan.22. He heads into districts with a record of 29-5.

Boys wrestling heads to districts with high hopes

Carson Goodson, reporter February 13, 2020

OHS wrestling enters districts this week with 14 wrestlers in 14 different weight classes. And coach Ben Knol is confident in what his wrestlers can do.  “There’s no glooming threat,” said...

The boys hockey team celebrates after they score a goal against John Burroughs.

Tiger hockey on the Road to Enterprise

Adel Kafedzic and Jojo LaBrier , sports editor February 11, 2020

After a frustrating 4-15-2 regular season record, OHS hockey has turned things around in the playoffs, making a run for the Wickenheiser cup. The Tigers recently began their postseason run facing John...

Joe Beardsley scores a basket during the game against Lindbergh on Dec.20.

Boys basketball leans on Whitman, Beardsley down the stretch

Jojo LaBrier, Sports Editor February 7, 2020

Despite a seven-game losing streak and a record of 8-11, boys basketball has a trick up its sleeve to turn around the rest of the season. James Whitman (12), a crucial part of the team, has recently...

OHS hosts robotics competition

Nataleigh Scheller-Houska, Co-Editor-in-Chief February 7, 2020

Over 30 teams crowded the halls of OHS on Feb. 1 for the FIRST Tech Challenge: Regional Qualifier, a robotics competition where robots compete against each other in challenges of skill.  Two teams...

OHS Switches Things Up on Half Days

Jack Butchart, reporter February 7, 2020

OHS recently had another half day for students, but this one was different from all the rest. OHS’ early release on Jan. 29 had a different schedule from other half days this year. In the past, lunches...

OHS cheerleaders welcome the SOMO students, during lst years SOMO.

Special Olympics Missouri is coming up on Feb.20

Kaitlyn Blanton, reporter February 4, 2020

The annual Special Olympics of Missouri (SOMO) event will occur on Feb. 20 this year at OHS. Students at OHS can sign up for $12 to participate in the event. Due dates for signing up are on Feb. 1, and...

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