Boys tennis wins district championship

Boys tennis wins district championship

Jojo LaBrier, reporter

May 17, 2019


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

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...

Lacrosse returns for successful year

Lacrosse returns for successful year

Avery Neal, reporter

May 9, 2019


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For its second year, OHS Girls Lacrosse has made a successful encore, this time with two teams. “Our season is going extremely well,” said captain Lexi Seawel (12) “The scores might not show it, but us as a team have grown significantly.” Last year, the lacrosse team had only one team. T...

Boys tennis prepare for districts

Boys tennis prepare for districts

Jojo LaBrier, reporter

May 7, 2019


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

With the end of their regular season at hand, boys tennis looks to end things on a high note. Currently, the team has a record of 3-5, with districts beginning today. The boys have been practicing a lot, and have been working hard to make sure they go far in the postseason.    “We’re...

Football introduces new offseason workouts

Football introduces new offseason workouts

Jojo LaBrier, reporter

April 11, 2019


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It's no secret that the OHS varsity football team had a rough season that ended with a record of 1-9. However, the football coaches have developed a plan to change that for next season The OHS football program is developing winter workouts to prepare for next season. The workouts started after the en...

Winter guard wraps up successful season

Winter guard wraps up successful season

Cassandra Ludwig, reporter

April 11, 2019


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The OHS Winter Guard had a successful season ending at Grand Championships. This season the varsity team competed in five competitions and JV competed in three. Varsity’s first competition of the season was at Mascoutah  High School on Jan. 26. The guard placed second with a score of 57 behind F...

Boys Basketball All Conference

Boys Basketball All Conference

Iyanna Robinson, reporter

April 3, 2019


Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Uncategorized

As the boy’s basketball season came to an end, two players received post-season honors. Tommy Purschke (12) and Joe Beardsley (11) made the All-District team, which qualifies them to be considered for Missouri All-State Basketball. Both boys were named All-Conference Green Division. Purschk...

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


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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


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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...

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