Baseball program gets a special visit from former MLB pitcher

Davin Smith, Sports Editor

February 13, 2020

Jason Simontacchi, a former pitcher and pitching coach for the St. Louis Cardinals, and current minor league pitching coordinator for the Kansas City Royals, paid a visit to OHS on Jan. 14 to talk to the baseball program. “I came to Oakville to talk to some players and some parents, give them i...

Baseball starts season strong

Matt Thorsten (12)

Katie Counts, reporter

March 29, 2017

Having graduated two of OHS varsity baseball’s strongest pitchers Blake Dillow and Bailey Vuylsteke, there was some concern as to who would fill those shoes. But with a 7-1 start, it is evident that baseball does not have as much to worry about. Baseball opened the season March 17-22 by advancing...

Varsity baseball wins game for senior night

Taylor Boles, reporter

May 3, 2016

OHS varsity baseball had a successful senior night against Northwest. On April 28, the OHS baseball field was decorated with posters, balloons, and pictures to celebrate the final season of 11 players. Those seniors were Tyler Chambliss, Raul Elguezabal, Bailey Vuylsteke, Matt Miller, Blake Tribout,...

Varsity baseball beats Seckman in defensive game

Tyler Chambliss (12) gets ready to bat.

Shelby Hicks, reporter

April 10, 2016

The OHS varsity baseball team managed to clinch the win in their game against Seckman on Friday despite bad weather and few scoring opportunities. The boys fought through the rain and wind on April 8, and even though the weather did not stop until the end, they played a successfully defensive game. “Our...

Varsity baseball looks forward to senior leadership

Varsity baseball looks forward to senior leadership

Johanna Carrigan, reporter

March 9, 2016

The varsity baseball team lost 12 seniors, but that does not mean there will be a lack of senior presence this year. When the team was announced on March 7, 10 seniors were listed on the 2016 roster. A handful of the boys are now third-year varsity players. “We’re going to rely heavily on our...

Albert takes his final swing as a Cardinal

Albert takes his final swing as a Cardinal

Kellen Yoey, Reporter

December 13, 2011

On Dec. 8, former St. Louis Cardinal first baseman, Albert Pujols, was bought by the Los Angeles Angels. As a free agent after winning the 2011 World Series, it was no doubt Pujols would be up for grabs.  Pujols is a three-time National League Most Valuable Player and a 10-time All-Star. He's a lifetime...

Baseball rivals compete for a cause

Baseball rivals compete for a cause

Dallas Terry, Reviews

April 14, 2011

Those of you attending the JV and varsity baseball games at GCS ballpark next Tuesday against Mehlville will notice something strange about the players uniforms. Both teams will be wearing orange on their jerseys in support of the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation. Coaches for a Cause is a fundraiser organized...

Baseball dominates competition

Ben Fowler, Reporter

April 6, 2011

The boys baseball team started off strong with a record of 5-1 as of April 1. “I’m happy with with how were playing but I know we will get better as the season goes on,” Coach Rich Sturm said. The seasons success continued with a 1-0 win over Seckman on March. 31. Chad Gendron (12) pitched...

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