FitzWilliam recognized for efforts on and off the field

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

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 bio consists of softball conference player of the year, first team all-state (2019), first-team all-metro ...

This pandemic is a nightmare for all sports fans

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

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 major sports organizations like the National Hockey League and National Basketball Association have po...

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

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.

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 Cup final. Despite the final score, the Tigers dominated the offensive zone for much of t...

OHS wind symphony prepares for Truman trip

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.

Amanda Parker, Opinions Editor

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 year, though, the OHS wind symphony is going on a short trip, Feb. 27-28 to Truman State University in Kir...

Boys wrestling heads to districts with high hopes

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

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 coach Knol when asked about the schools entering districts. Fifteen teams, including OHS, will mee...

Tiger hockey on the Road to Enterprise

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

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 Burroughs, Timberland and Fox in the first round. The boys beat John Burroughs 5-2, Timberland 1...

Boys basketball leans on Whitman, Beardsley down the stretch

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

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 returned to the Tigers lineup after missing seven of the first 12 games because of mononucleosis. Wh...

OHS hosts robotics competition

Alex Schumacher (10), Oivia Rausch (10) and Josef Baltz represented OHS as apart of the Lasagnaneers team   at the Robotics competition, Feb. 1.

Nataleigh Scheller-Houska, reporter

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 from OHS, the Oakville Lasagnaneers and the Oakville Elon-gated Tigers, both run by robotics advisor Dr. J...

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 were during the 7th block at the end of the half day. This most recent half day, however, studen...

Special Olympics Missouri is coming up on Feb.20

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

Kaitlyn Blanton, News Editor

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 there are currently around 30 spots left. SOMO hosts multiple activities for students with special needs t...

Drama begins their spring production process

Drama teacher/ technical director Melissa Harper, and Jeremiah Andrews (10) discussed the props for the upcoming play.

Nataleigh Scheller-Houska, reporter

February 3, 2020

The cast list is out, rehearsal has begun, and two new stories have begun to take shape. The OHS Drama Department has started production on the spring plays.   Drama teachers Ms. Amy Learn and Ms. Melissa Harper will lead a troupe of students, teachers, and school community members to br...

Is “Cats” the Purrr-fect Tale?

Nataleigh Scheller-Houska, reporter

February 3, 2020

The movie adaptation of the famous Andrew Lloyd Webber musical “Cats” hit the big screen on Dec. 20, 2019 to dismal reviews from critics. This left many fans of the musical wondering where the movie went wrong.  “Cats,” based on T.S. Elliot’s book of poems, follows a group of cats called...

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