Boys track season preview

Nick Durham (12) participates in the hurdles on April 27 at Parkway South.

Dominique Robinson, photo editor

April 12, 2017

After years of decreasing participations, boys track is a little more optimistic this year now that there has been a bump in numbers. In the 2012, the program had around 62 participants. And recently last year (2016) there were only 25 participants. This season numbers grew. “I definitely wish...

Vision becomes reality, varsity football ends losing streak in game against Seckman

Connor Bartow (12) runs with the ball in game against Seckman on Oct. 7.

Dominique Robinson, photo editor

October 10, 2016

After losing their first seven games, the varsity football team was not feeling good about themselves, but preparing for the homecoming game (Oct. 7) against Seckman, which had the same record as them, gave a little hope The tigers came out with a bit more confidence and a better temperament than...

Football loses to Fox due to lack of chemistry

Desi Kirchofer (12) shares a look of defeat after a devastating lose to Fox on Sept. 23.

Dominique Robinson, photo editor

September 26, 2016

The varsity football team was determined to get its first win of the season Friday night (Sept. 23) against Fox, but a breakdown in following assignments led to a 40-14 loss. Fox took the lead in the first quarter, scoring a touchdown for a 7-0 lead. In the second quarter, Fox scored 13 points for...

Turf troubles OHS

The turf field consists of mainly black rubber pellets, which conceal the green fibers on the field.

Nicole Neher, editor in chief

September 23, 2016

It’s no surprise that the OHS football field has just about reached its expiration date. According to homeguides.sfgate.com, a football field needs to have its artificial turf replaced every five to ten years. If not replaced, the field loses the integrity of its surface and its shock-absorbing...

Teachers and students will face off in basketball game for cancer research

Hannah Hoffmeister, editor-in-chief

January 13, 2015

Usually teachers and students work together towards a common goal: learning new concepts and being able to communicate them. On Jan. 14, teachers and students will go against each other in a competition for a cause. The Student vs. Faculty basketball game will be on Wednesday, Jan. 14 at 6:30 p.m....

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...

Tigers gain second consecutive win against conference rivials Mehlville

Tigers gain second consecutive win against conference rivials Mehlville

Nicole Bunse, Opinions Editor

October 9, 2012

The Tigers continued their first winning streak of the season Friday night (Oct. 5) at Mehlville, where they scored in the first minute of the game and ran away with a 38-6 victory for their second straight win. The Tigers pushed the pace right from the start. In the first 15 seconds, quarterback...

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...

Rematch: OHS vs. Eureka for the district championship

Rematch: OHS vs. Eureka for the district championship

Nick Hummel, Reporter

October 26, 2011

Following a big win against Northwest Friday, OHS football improves their postseason record to 2-9, and guarantees themselves a playoff berth as they will be playing for a district title game against Eureka next Friday. The Tigers blew out Northwest with a final score of 42-7. The game raised high...

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...

Coach Conners suspended for game at Lafayette

Coach Conners suspended for game at Lafayette

Jimmy Wors, Business Manager

October 7, 2011

When the Tigers took the field last Friday night against Lafayette, they did so without their head coach. Coach Arlee Conners was ejected in the third quarter of the game against De Smet on Sept. 30 after confrontation with a referee over a number of questionable calls. According to Conners, after...

OHS defeats rival Mehlville in anticipated game

OHS defeats rival Mehlville in anticipated game

Andy Fernandez, Online Editor

September 16, 2011

After losing their homecoming game to Parkway South, OHS came back in a big way Friday night against Mehlville. Sophomore quarterback Andy Oliver had one rushing touchdown and two passing touchdowns to lead the Tigers to a 34-17 win against arch-rival Mehlville. “Everyone played good and we did...

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