Tigers season runs out of magic

Tigers season runs out of magic

Hannah Hoffmeister, editor-in-chief

November 3, 2013

This time there would be no fourth-quarter magic. Just three weeks ago, the Oakville Tigers beat their rival, the Mehlville Panthers, by a score of 35-23 in a stunning comeback in the fourth quarter. In the district playoffs on Friday (Nov. 1), the Tigers lost 28-25 at home. “We made too many mi...

Football runs out of magic in home opener

Football runs out of magic in home opener

Hannah Hoffmeister, editor-in-chief

September 7, 2013

By: Hannah Hoffmeister Features and Profiles Editor The Oakville Tigers came back twice in the fourth quarter in their first home game, Friday night (Sept. 6). However, in overtime, the team failed to pull off a third comeback. Parkway North scored on their first possession of overtime, converting...

Revenge and it feels so good

Revenge and it feels so good

Evan Lachnit, Sports Editor

September 3, 2013

After losing twice to Marquette last season, one of which knocked the Tigers out of the playoffs, OHS got its revenge on the Mustangs Friday Night (Aug. 30). OHS won 27-21, scoring the game winning touchdown with 45 seconds left in the game. After Marquette tied the game with a long touchdown pass...

Tigers warm up for season at jamboree

Tigers warm up for season at jamboree

Evan Lachnit, Sports Editor

August 24, 2013

Friday night (Aug. 23) the OHS football team had its final preseason tune up. The Tigers participated in a jamboree at OHS and faced three other area teams that gave the Tigers a different skill set in each session. OHS started out slow in the first session against Vianney. The Tigers offensive...

Much awaited for, vastly needed, win!

Much awaited for, vastly needed, win!

Leo Carroll, Sports Editor

September 8, 2012

As the storms blew into Oakville friday night, the Tigers and their fans waited for two hours to witness the game. The wait was well worth it, as the Tigers gained their first win tonight against the Lindbergh Flyers in a nail-biting 14-13 decision. The Tigers improved their record to 1-2 with a big win. Touchdowns...

Tigers suffer tough loss in season opener

Tigers suffer tough loss in season opener

Leo Carroll, Sports Editor

August 24, 2012

The  2012 OHS football season opener tonight (Aug. 24) against Marquette was a nail biter. The game went back and forth, and came down to the final possessions before the Tigers walked off the field with a heartbreaking 10-9 loss to the visiting Mustangs. The battle was defensive, with few big offensive...

Will the Tigers preparations pay off?

Will the Tigers preparations pay off?

Leo Carroll, Sports Editor

August 24, 2012

Coming into the 2012 season the Tigers have high expectations. After a 5-6 record in 2011 Coach Arlee Conners made changes to his workout programs, staff, and leaders, and after seeing the Tigers’ progress at the Jamboree last Friday (Aug. 17) it looks like his changes have paid off. Morris LaGrand(...

OHS Athlete of the Week: Jaron Henderson (12)

OHS Athlete of the Week: Jaron Henderson (12)

Andy Fernandez, Online Editor

November 8, 2011

Football finished the season 5-6, losing their first state playoff game to St. Louis U. High (SLUH) last Friday. Even though OHS lost the game, wide receiver and defensive back Jaron Henderson (12) found his way into the end zone, something he has been able to do all season. Against SLUH, Henderson...

Player of the Week: Javon Henderson (12)

Player of the Week: Javon Henderson (12)

Andy Fernandez, Online Editor

October 18, 2011

Defensive back and wide receiver Javon Henderson (12) was a big part of the Tigers 38-16 win over Fox in the first game of districts on Oct. 14. In the game, Henderson recorded 246 total yards while scoring four touchdowns.  In the first quarter, Henderson recovered a fumble for a 48 yard touchdown....

Henderson puts on a show for the rebounding Tigers

Henderson puts on a show for the rebounding Tigers

Nick Hummel, Reporter

October 18, 2011

Returning from suspension, coach Arlee Conners had his OHS football team focused and prepared to take on Fox Friday night. After losing unmercifully to Lafayette the previous week, OHS came out and took control of Fox, beating them 38-16, and for fourth win of the season. Javon Henderson (12) may...

Tigers run past knights for third victory of season

Tigers run past knights for third victory of season

Evan Lachnit, Sports Editor

September 27, 2011

Following a win over rival Mehlville Sept. 17, OHS kept its momentum going by defeating Francis Howell North for their third victory of the season on Sept. 23. Junior running backs Moe LaGrand (11) and Derrick Brown (11) both ran all over the field in impressive performances. LaGrand rushed for over...

Player of the Week: Andy Oliver (10)

Player of the Week: Andy Oliver (10)

Andy Fernandez, Online Editor

September 27, 2011

After leading OHS to a 34-17 victory over rival Mehlville on Sept. 17, Quarterback Andy Oliver led OHS to a 43-14 victory over Francis Howell North last Friday. Against Mehlville, Oliver led the charge with two passing touchdowns and a rushing touchdown, throwing for 225 yards. Against Francis Howell...

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