Tigers lose first two home games

Tigers lose first two home games

Davin Smith, sports editor

September 16, 2019

In the football team’s home opener (Sept. 6), the Tigers fell behind before many fans got to their seats with Parkway West returning the opening kickoff 85 yards for the first six points of the game. The Longhorns went on to win 28-0. One week later, another home game was no better. The Tigers fell...

Girls volleyball rebounds from Lafayette loss

Girls volleyball rebounds from Lafayette loss

Jojo LaBrier, sports editor

September 12, 2019

  The varsity volleyball team started its fall season with a tough three-game loss to area power Lafayette on Aug. 30. The entire match was a tug-of-war battle, but the girls were not able to beat the Lancers strong offense. “We battled back and forth with them,” said head coach Lucas...

Softball starts season strong with a 4-3 win over Fox

Softball starts season strong with a 4-3 win over Fox

Jojo LaBrier, sports editor

September 5, 2019

After their season-opening Rockwood Summit Tournament was cancelled because of rain, the varsity softball team finally got their season started this week. The girls came out strong with a nail-biting 4-3 win over Fox on Sept. 4 at Rich Sturm Sr. Field. The first three innings were scoreless unt...

Girls Golf Gains New Faces

Girls Golf Gains New Faces

Beth Hagan, reporter

September 4, 2019

The girls golf team is expanding this season. In past years, the team has always had low numbers and only one team. There are 12 players and a varsity and junior-varsity team this year.  With two returning players, Paige Tustinowski (12) and Bethany Hagan (12), there are 10 new faces on th...

Tiger Twirlers Spin through Nationals

Tiger Twirlers Spin through Nationals

Avery Neal, editor

September 4, 2019

People do a lot of cool things for the summer. But for four OHS students, their summer was “up in the air.”  Hannah Phelps (12), Taylor Herrmann (11), Rylee Brawley (9) and Taylor Phelps (9), practiced all throughout summer and prepared two routines to take to the the National Baton Twirling A...

Fall sports begin

Fall sports begin

Jojo LaBrier, sports editor

August 30, 2019

OHS is preparing for the start of fall sports a bit differently this year .  Softball, football, and girls volleyball all begin the weekend of Aug. 30-31. However, this season is the first time tryouts started the same week as school, giving teams less time to practice together. Varsity sof...

OHS Welcomes Hometown Hero

OHS Welcomes Hometown Hero

Jojo LaBrier, sports editor

August 26, 2019

OHS recently welcomed a hometown hero back to where it all started. On Aug. 19, Stanley Cup champion and 2007 OHS alumnus Patrick Maroon decided to give OHS a visit. He stopped by for an interview with students from the broadcast and newspaper programs. Maroon was drafted by the Philadelphia Flye...

Weight Room Gets Face Lift

Weight Room Gets Face Lift

Davin Smith, sports editor

August 22, 2019

The OHS weight room is sporting a new look. From the chipped paint to the equipment the OHS multipurpose room was old and out of date.  First the main entrance and inner walls received a fresh coat of paint. After the paint dried, the new weights replaced the old equipment and were placed on t...

The wait is finally over for Blues fans

The wait is finally over for Blues fans

Jojo Labrier, sports editor

June 13, 2019

The St. Louis Blues were born in 1967. That’s more than 50 years, and still no Stanley Cup — until the historical night of June 12, 2019. The Blues are Stanley Cup Champions, and no, this is not a dream. Wednesday night at 9:45 p.m. the St. Louis Blues made history when they beat the Boston Bruins 4-1 in G...

Murphy, Grayson continue to college dance teams

Murphy, Grayson continue to college dance teams

Lydia Manning, editor

May 23, 2019

Golden Girls captains Morgan Murphy (12) and Carolyn Grayson (12) have accomplished many things in their four years of GGs, including leading varsity to the team’s first-ever national title (small pom division). Although they are graduating from a champion team, both girls will be carrying on the l...

Four OHS students place in sectionals

Four OHS students place in sectionals

Bethany Hagan, Reporter

May 23, 2019

Despite a losing record in their dual matches, varsity golf still had some success. Four players, James Drennan (11), Oliver Right (11), Andrew Ellis (11), and Travis Herrick (11) advanced to sectionals on April 29 at Crown Pointe Golf Course. Ellis and Right just missed the cut for state. “It ...

Boys tennis wins district championship

Boys tennis wins district championship

Jojo LaBrier, sports editor

May 17, 2019

For the second year in a row, boys tennis is district champions. On May 7 the boys played the first round of districts, and started off strong with a 5-1 win over Jackson. They came back the next day (May 8) to secure a 5-2 win over Farmington to give them the district title. Nathan Long (12) s...

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