Football Tigers come up short in mistake-filled game against Parkway South

Quarterback Jacobi Woods (12) loses the snap from center on this play late in the fourth quarter of Thursday's (Nov. 5) 21-14 loss to Parkway South. The Patriots recovered this fumble and scored the game-winning touchdown on the very next play.
November 9, 2020

The varsity football Tigers came out of their “inflatable” helmet Thursday night (Nov. 5) and quickly grabbed momentum against the visiting Parkway South Patriots.  Looking for their first...

Cheerleaders land on their feet after restrictions lifted

Seniors Vicky Riordan  and Emma Lutker cheer for the football team on their senior night.
November 9, 2020

After persevering through social distancing restrictions, OHS cheerleaders are now wrapping up their fall season, despite it being an odd one. However, according to Varsity Cheer coach Rebecca Bruning,...

Oakville volleyball endures a season full of rules and regulations

OHS volleyball celebrates winning a point against Mehlville on Oct. 29.
October 30, 2020

Imagine playing your favorite high school sport without any fans. The OHS volleyball team knows what this is like.  Due to COVID restrictions, the team played its first five matches without spectators...

Volleyball wins second consecutive district championship

After winning 3-0 against Mehlville Panters, OHS volleyball celebrates their big district win.
October 30, 2020

Although the season has been short and unusual, it has not stopped the varsity girls volleyball team from performing brilliantly on the court. The girls won the Class 5 District 2 championship and improved...

Field hockey dribbles to first round of state

Even from the sidelines, Natalie Gang (12) and teammates anxiously watch OHS play Westminster on Oct. 22. Prior to this game, OHS let in no goals.
October 28, 2020

Due to COVID-19, several fall sports spent the first six weeks strictly practicing, not knowing if they would even play. But for OHS field hockey, all of that practice paid off.  Since hitting...

Softball ends season in district semifinals

Ella Strickland (12) bats against Eureka, a 4-3 win on Sept. 29.
October 22, 2020

After the delay of fall sports and nothing but practice for six straight weeks, the OHS softball season ended just as fast as it began.  The long-awaited season ended on Oct. 15 when the girls...

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...

Could Coronavirus affect Spring Sports?

Kaylene Nguyen (11) secures the lacrosse ball in her stick at a game versus Clayton.
March 13, 2020

On March 13, OHS spring sports athletes still had lots of speculation regarding cancellation of games and practices due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Rumors included postponement of games until the beginning...

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...

Boys and Girls Basketball End Their Season in District Finals

Angela Elguezabal (12) is guarded by a Cor Jesu defensemen as she dribbles the ball closer to the basket.
March 11, 2020

Boys and girls basketball were hoping to make history March 6 at Vianney High School in the championship games of the district tournament. The girls were going for their second district title in the...

OHS Diver places fifth at State Championships

Mason Meinershagen (9) smiling after her fifth place at the state dive competition.
March 2, 2020

 OHS diver Mason Meinershagen (9) had no idea what to expect for her first season of high school diving. However, she ended up on a podium at the Missouri Girls Swimming and Diving State Championships. “I...

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