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Girls lacrosse has successful first season

Girls lacrosse has successful first season

Mckenzie Knapp, editor in chief

May 22, 2018


Filed under Channel 97 News, Channel 97/Videos, Sports, Top Stories

Due to high demand, OHS created a girls lacrosse team. Many of the girls has no experience with the sport prior, so the girls played under the JV level. The girls had a successful season learning how to play the game.

Boys volleyball falls short in districts

Boys volleyball falls short in districts

Rachel Delgado, reporter

May 22, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The OHS varsity boys volleyball season recently came to a close after a tough loss against Lutheran South. The team played their final match of the season in the District Championship tournament on Wednesday May 16 at Parkway Central. The first set had a final score of 25-21 and the boys came up short...

Klipsch and Guardado recieve scholarships to SIU-Edwardsville

Klipsch and Guardado recieve scholarships to SIU-Edwardsville

Maddy McClure, reporter

May 16, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Ashley Guardado (12) and Kayla Klipsch (12) have been playing soccer on the same team since they were in kindergarten. The duo started on a co-ed Catholic Youth Council (CYC) team until eighth grade, continuing to Club Ball and select teams all the way up to high school. Traveling the country with...

OHS welcomes new fishing group

OHS welcomes new fishing group

April 16, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

This past February, woodworking teacher Mr. Matthew Schraut created a new fishing group for OHS students. The idea started to gain momentum at the end of first semester after Schraut and some students heard about the FISH STL Cup, a group that hosts fishing tournaments for schools, homegroups, or...

Oakville Bowling falls short of league title

Oakville Bowling falls short of league title

Mckenzie Knapp, editor in chief

April 9, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

“Let’s go!” Nathan Long (11) shouted in celebration after rolling his seventh straight strike on April 8 at DuBowl Lanes. Long and the rest of his team were going for the Metro Area High Schools South (MAHA South) league championship title, but the the multiple strikes and spares in the “Roll...

Golden Girls place at nationals

Golden Girls place at nationals

Christina Meier, reporter

March 14, 2018


Filed under News, Sports, Top Stories

Once again, Oakville’s Golden Girls proved they are among the top dance teams in the nation at the National Dance Alliance (NDA) in Orlando, FL on March 2-4. The girls competed in small varsity pom, jazz, and team performance categories, and placed higher than last year in each. They placed four...

Eight girls go to state swim meet, Heveroh places

Eight girls go to state swim meet, Heveroh places

Nicole Neher, editor in chief

March 2, 2018


Filed under 2017-2018, Sports, Top Stories

Meg Heveroh (9) broke numerous school records and qualified for state in her first year in the OHS swim program. For nearly the entire season, it appeared that she would be the only OHS swimmer to qualify. Heveroh, however, did not go to state alone. OHS swimmers Casey Landmann (12), Sarah Daues (10), M...

Bowling ranks first in league

Bowling ranks first in league

Mckenzie Knapp, editor in chief

December 15, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Oakville Bowling had one of the top teams in the St. Louis area last year, but the bowlers who led the team to a league championship have since graduated. Oakville is back with a new group of bowlers -- and they are exceeding expectations. The team of David O’Donnell (11), Connor Jones (11), Dan...

Varsity boys basketball wins home opener

Varsity boys basketball wins home opener

Rachel Delgado, reporter

December 8, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Basketball fans of all ages crowded the stands at OHS for the varsity boys basketball home opener on Dec. 5. The fans were pleased with what they saw as the Tigers used their depth to beat Pattonville 60-44. “We won this game because we have a deep and talented bench,” head coach Nick Traxler...

Michalski leads softball honors

Michalski leads softball honors

Maddy McClure, reporter

November 13, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

MICHALSKI AWARDED ALL-STATE RECOGINITION Varsity softball player Maddie Michalski (12) was recognized for her contribution to the OHS softball program by being named first team all-state. All-State is an award that selects six infielders out of about 400 in Missouri. Head coach Rich Sturm says ...

Field hockey wraps up season

Field hockey wraps up season

Megan Diel, reporter

November 10, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The OHS field hockey team recently finished one of its best seasons ever. The season came to an end on Oct. 21 when the girls lost to Nerinx 2-0 in the district playoffs.The team fought hard to keep its opponent from scoring in the first half, but Nerinx ended up scoring two goals in the second half....

Field hockey prepares for districts

Field hockey prepares for districts

Christina Meier, reporter

October 13, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

As the field hockey post season approaches, the OHS varsity team continues to be more competitive and determined than ever before. At the beginning of the season, varsity made a goal for themselves to improve their record and ranking from last season. As they aim to fulfill that goal, the girls play...

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