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Are soccer dives a strategy?

Are soccer dives a strategy?

Jordan Beseda, reporter

March 15, 2019


Filed under Sports

Soccer players have been seen as quite the performers over the years. Viewers have described players as “overdramatic” in the way they fall down after being fouled. However, could these theatrical dives be considered a possible strategy? Back in July, Ira Flatow from “NPR Science Fridays” sat down...

Golden Girls prepare for nationals

Avery Neal, reporter

February 20, 2019


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

For five years, OHS Golden Girls has been competing at National Dance Alliance (NDA) in Orlando, FL. The team leaves today and come back late Monday, Feb. 25. Varsity will compete Feb 22 -23 for preliminary competition. They will compete small varsity mix, small varsity pom, and small varsity kick w...

Girl swimmers qualify for state

Girl swimmers qualify for state

Davin Smith, reporter

February 11, 2019


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The regular portion of the girls swim season may be over, but a few OHS swimmers have qualified for the state meet. One of them is Meg Heveroh (10), who has dominated in the pool, setting new school records in the 200-meter freestyle and the 100-meter freestyle. She qualified for state in three e...

Winter guard starts season strong

Winter guard starts season strong

Cassandra Ludwig, reporter

February 7, 2019


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

While the varsity OHS Winter Guard has yet to reach its full potential for the season, it had a strong start by placing third out of 14 teams at its first competition on Jan. 26 at Mascoutah High School. They competed in the Scholastic AA class, which is the second lowest class. This is a step up from las...

OHS runners recognized for academics

OHS runners recognized for academics

Joey Miller, reporter

February 7, 2019


Filed under Academics, Sports, Top Stories, Uncategorized

OHS cross country runners have been recognized for academic excellence.   Six OHS student athletes, Emma Mueller (12), Mackenzie Montandon (11), Olivia Witte (9), Jack Parcell (11), Drew Elza (10) and Alex Sullivan (12) were selected for Academic All State in Cross Country. “I’m very pro...

Kuntze scores 1,000 points

Kuntze scores 1,000 points

JoJo Labrier, reporter

February 5, 2019


Filed under Features, Sports, Top Stories

Nothing but cheers and applause is what one OHS student-athlete heard as she made history at a recent basketball game. For Emily Kuntze (12 ), the contest at Notre Dame on Jan. 23 was no ordinary game. This was the game she would hit the 1,000-point mark for her high school career. “I’ve been...

OHS varsity hockey optimistic heading into playoffs

OHS varsity hockey optimistic heading into playoffs

JoJo Labrier, reporter

February 1, 2019


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

After ending their regular season on a high note, the OHS varsity hockey team is looking forward to the upcoming playoffs. The tigers beat Parkway West 6-3 in the high school Winter Classic, at Clayton Shaw Park, Jan. 26. OHS came out strong and dominated Parkway West  the entire game. OHS saw g...

Head coaches not returning

Head coaches not returning

Jordan Beseda, reporter

February 1, 2019


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The 2019 fall season for OHS boys soccer and girls volleyball is bound to look a bit different. Head soccer coach Jordan Klipsch and head volleyball coach Kristina Kanallakan will not be returning to their coaching positions. Klipsch is a former OHS soccer player who decided to return to the field he on...

Girls basketball dribbling to a great season

Girls basketball dribbling to a great season

Lydia Manning, reporter

December 18, 2018


Filed under News, Sports, Top Stories

With a record of 5-3, girls varsity basketball is off to a strong start as they head into holiday break. In their most recent game, the team pulled out a 66-33 win over Marquette. After the graduation of three essential starting seniors, two players in particular have stepped up to lead the team. R...

Alexis Williams spikes the competition

Alexis Williams spikes the competition

Jordan Beseda, reporter

December 18, 2018


Filed under News, Sports, Top Stories

Once a year, Missouri volleyball coaches nominate players from all across the state to be candidates for the All-State Volleyball award. In the end, only 35 players are chosen. OHS has not had an athlete make the All-State Volleyball Team in 18 years -- until now. Alexis Williams (11), a member of the OHS va...

Golden Girls Go Gold

Golden Girls Go Gold

Christina Meier, Editor-in-Chief

December 14, 2018


Filed under News, Sports, Top Stories

The Golden Girls placed among the top teams at their first competition of the season.   The varsity and JV GG teams all competed at the Yvonne Cole Lindbergh Invitational at Lindbergh High School on Dec. 1 against schools from Kansas City, St. Louis, and Illinois.   Varsity placed...

OHS drumline puts on memorable performance.

OHS drumline puts on memorable performance.

JoJo LaBrier, reporter

December 14, 2018


Filed under News, Sports, Top Stories

The OHS drumline performed  “Little Drummer Boy” at the finale of the Twin Rivers Worship Center’s (TRWC) Emmanuel service, on Sunday, Dec. 9. Twin Rivers originally reached out to Bernard Middle Schools band to perform, and the middle school referred them to OHS drumline. TRWC compensated ...

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