The school newspaper of Oakville High School


The school newspaper of Oakville High School


The school newspaper of Oakville High School


Mallory Guentz (11) poses for a photo with the state trophy at the 2022 State Water Polo Championship. We did amazing,  Guentz said. We all worked so hard.” The team won against Marquette, the team which they lost to at last years state competition.

Make A Spalsh

Jordan Hahn, J1 Reporter May 23, 2022

Mallory Guentz (11) has been involved with OHS water polo for the last three years, and she plans to continue playing during her senior year. This year, the team was undefeated.  “After losing last...

Boys Tennis team picture

Boys tennis bonds during season

Natalie Gargiula, Reporter May 11, 2022

Boys tennis believes that they have had a successful this year with their wins even though a few matches have been canceled due to rain.  Recently they have had as many as three matches a week. In...

Junior Noelle Glass plays during one of her hockey games. “The sport makes me feel empowered and strong. Besides that, the team being like family is priceless, Glass said. The sweat and practice we share is everything to me”. Glass was offered a scholarship to play hockey in college.

Ice For Life

Kenan Begovic, J1 Reporter May 4, 2022

It's no secret that many St. Louis residents love their hockey. For junior Noelle Glass, she feels the same way, as she finds it as a way to escape the world for a minute and gives her a rush that she...

Junior Edijan Kantarevic gets the ball in the corner of the field at a game last summer. At this point, all I had to do was beat my man and cross the ball in, Kantarevic said. He crossed the ball in the box but none of his teammates got to the ball to score.

Living Life With A Ball On His Foot

Isaac Lillard, J1 Reporter April 27, 2022

Soccer has been a major part of junior Edijan Kantarevic's life for over 10 years.  “I first got started with soccer back in third grade when my mom signed me up for a Vetta ISL league,” Kantarevic...

Sophomore Rylee Rafferty (shown in the white) plays soccer for her former select soccer team, the Steamers. “I think that we all help each other and motivate each other to improve,” Rafferty said. “The coaches help us at practice and give us guidance in not only the game but in our lives.” Rafferty hopes to try out for a different soccer team this summer, but says that she will always cherish the Steamers.

Live for the Game

Ava Strickland, J1 Reporter April 26, 2022

Soccer is the number one most popular sport in the world, and it is number one in sophomore Rylee Rafferty’s heart. “I really liked the aspect of making bonds with my teammates,” Rafferty said....

Ethan Venable (10) wrestles his Lindbergh opponent Dec. 13.

Wrestler Ethan Venable makes it to state

Jeremy Davidson, Reporter March 9, 2022

Making it to state for any sport is a shining achievement for many, especially if you’re Ethan Venable (10), who has competed at state twice while only being a sophomore, finishing in second place this...

Annalise Brown (10) wrestles at her first home wrestling match against Rockwood Summit.

Eight girls make OHS history with first all girls wrestling team

Gray Foley, Reporter January 12, 2022

OHS has officially begun a girls wrestling team, and the season is well underway. Eight girls are a part of the team, including Zariah Woods-Johnson (12), Deja Robinson (11), Aydan Squires (10), Annalise...

Maria Parisi (10) runs during the cross country state meet at Gans Creek in Columbia November 6. ¨It was a great experience, I really liked cross country, the team was great, I loved the coaches and the teammates,¨ Parisi said.

Parisi represents Oakville at cross country’s state meet

Ava Chancellor, Reporter November 23, 2021

Maria Parisi (10) was the first girl to represent OHS at Missouri’s state cross country meet in eight years despite it being her first year participating in cross country for the school. Parisi placed...

The OHS softball field is undergoing many changes and improvements to the field itself and the dugouts.

Softball field renovation postponed from original plan

Leyla Vilic, Editor-in-Chief October 18, 2021

Oakville High School had made plans to renovate the softball field on campus this year, but sometimes plans don’t always go as scheduled.  With the chaos of the previous year finally dying down,...

Mason Meinershagen (10) pole vaults at state track meet.

Meinershagen captures medals in girls state track meet, nearly wins state title

Leyla Vilic, Editor-in-Chief June 1, 2021

Young people are the future, they say. In Mason Meinershagen’s case, she’s paving the way for herself with a smile on her face and a vaulting pole in her hand. Meinershagen competed in the Missouri...

Ethan Walters (11) goes up for the hit during a game.

Boys volleyball finishes with winning record for first time in five years

Davin Smith, Sports Editor May 25, 2021

For the first time in five years, the boys volleyball team enjoyed a winning record as they finished 11-9. The last time they had a winning record was in 2016 when they ended at 16-14. The boys started...

Katie Leeker (12) goes to head butt the ball during her senior night game against Marquette on May,11. Unfortunately the Tigers fell short to the Mustangs 2-1.

Leeker named a Scholar Athlete

Jojo LaBrier, Sports Editor May 21, 2021

One OHS student has been recognized for her efforts on and off the field. Three-sport athlete Katie Leeker’s (12) hard work has paid off.   Every year for the past 55 years, the St. Louis Post Dispatch...

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