Girls volleyball wraps up a fantastic season

Girls volleyball wraps up a fantastic season

Jojo LaBrier, Reporter

November 19, 2019

The OHS girls volleyball season came full circle during sectionals on Saturday, Nov. 2. The girls started their season with a loss to Lafayette, and ended their postseason run against the Lancers with a heartbreaking defeat. The entire first match was a game of tug-o-war with the final score being 26-24 in ...

Boys swim wins first-ever conference championship, prepares for state meet

Boys swim wins first-ever conference championship, prepares for state meet

Emily Merritt, reporter

November 13, 2019

The boys swim team has had a lot of success this season. And their accomplishments are not over yet. After a 12-7 regular season, the boys won the conference championship at Clayton on Nov. 5 for the first-time in school history.  “I would say it was a team victory for the Conference Championship,” said Coach...

OHS turns back time to celebrate homecoming

OHS turns back time to celebrate homecoming

Lydia Manning, Reporter

November 4, 2019

With OHS in its 50th year of existence, the school celebrated homecoming recently with a fitting theme of “Through the Decades.” OHS wrapped up spirit week and prepared for the big game on Friday (Oct. 18) with a pep assembly during ANP. It featured performances from the Oakville Golden Girls, ...

Tigers rush through Parkway South in first game of district playoffs

Tigers rush through Parkway South in first game of district playoffs

Davin Smith, Reporter

November 2, 2019

The Tigers wasted no time letting out a season of frustration as they jumped out to a 6-0 lead on the opening kickoff, with Parkway South fumbling the ball and Kobe Foster (10) picking it up at taking it to the house.  This helped the tigers jump to a 27-0 lead on their way to a 34-26 victory,...

Volleyball ‘sets’ themselves up for sectionals

Volleyball ‘sets’ themselves up for sectionals

Jojo LaBrier, Reporter

October 31, 2019

After ending their regular season with a remarkable record of  27-2-1, the girls volleyball team traveled to Northwest Cedar Hill on Wednesday, Oct. 30, and took home a hard fought district championship. The girls beat Lindbergh in the semifinals match. They won in two games, 25-17 and 25-16, sendi...

Tigers take 1-8 record into home playoff game against Parkway South

Tigers take 1-8 record into home playoff game against Parkway South

Davin Smith, Reporter

October 30, 2019

The football tigers ended their regular season on Friday, Oct. 25 with a loss to the Mehlville Panthers 51-0, bringing their record to 1-8. They have lost eight straight games since a 3-0 win against Hazelwood West that was stopped in the second quarter of the season opener. This week the Tigers play in the playoff ope...

Field Hockey wraps up season

Field Hockey wraps up season

Avery Neal, Reporter

October 25, 2019

The heat was on for OHS Field Hockey on Thursday (Oct. 24) as they played against Eureka in the first round of state. After a nail biting first half, Eureka finally scored with 1:32 left in the second and held on for a 1-0 win. “It was heartbreaking,” goalie Sam Gindler (12) said. “I lost my footi...

Football can’t ‘catch’ a break

Football can’t ‘catch’ a break

Davin Smith, Reporter

October 24, 2019

The OHS Tigers put up a good fight during the Homecoming football game on Oct. 18. But the final OHS possession of the game put people in a frenzy. The Tigers, trailing the Northwest Lions 21-13, drove down the field looking for a touchdown and the two point conversion to send them to overtime. In ...

Varsity softball takes home a district championship for the second year in a row

Varsity softball takes home a district championship for the second year in a row

Jojo LaBrier, Reporter

October 23, 2019

 After an exciting 13-8 postseason win over Rockwood Summit last Friday (Oct. 18), varsity softball brought home a district championship for the second year in a row.  For seniors Amanda FitzWilliam and Caylenn Gicante, this was their one last chance to secure a district title before gradu...

Varsity softball keeps a great record as they head into the postseason

Varsity softball keeps a great record as they head into the postseason

Jojo LaBrier, Reporter

October 10, 2019

With contributions from every grade, varsity softball is currently putting up an outstanding season. They went into the regular season finale with a record of 17-4.  The team has been ranked among the top schools in the area all season and could not have done it without the two four-year starti...

Boys soccer puts up solid record despite a significantly younger team

Boys soccer puts up solid record despite a significantly younger team

Lydia Manning, Reporter

October 9, 2019

Following a 2-0 loss to St. Mary’s (9-3-1), boys varsity soccer holds a record of 5-9. While this doesn’t seem ideal, it is a good record for a team returning after the loss of 13 seniors.  “The biggest difference from last year is the varsity experience on the team,” said head coach Br...

Field hockey adapts to playing on home turf for first time

Field hockey adapts to playing on home turf for first time

Avery Neal, Reporter

October 3, 2019

At the beginning of the fall sports season, field hockey finally got to feel at home. After years of playing on the Oakville Middle School field, field hockey finally got the opportunity to practice and play on the stadium turf at OHS. Despite the excitement, there has been a struggle with adaptin...

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