Sports should continue to play during this pandemic

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.
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,...

OHS Students to Return to “Connected” Learning

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

FitzWilliam recognized for efforts on and off the field

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

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.
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...

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.
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...

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.
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...

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.
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...

Tiger hockey on the Road to Enterprise

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

Boys basketball leans on Whitman, Beardsley down the stretch

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

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

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...

Special Olympics Missouri is coming up on Feb.20

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