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Varsity boys basketball wins home opener

Varsity boys basketball wins home opener

Rachel Delgado, reporter

December 8, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Basketball fans of all ages crowded the stands at OHS for the varsity boys basketball home opener on Dec. 5. The fans were pleased with what they saw as the Tigers used their depth to beat Pattonville 60-44. “We won this game because we have a deep and talented bench,” head coach Nick Traxler...

Joe Beardsley: Athlete of the week

Emily Schneringer, reporter

January 13, 2017


Filed under Athlete of the Week, Sports

Joe Beardsley (9) plays on the Oakville varsity boys basketball team, being one of the two freshmen on the team. Beardsley has been playing basketball since first grade. He loves the fun of the game and hopes to continue playing basketball this spring during the off season. Beardsley has had a good...

Freshman girls basketball loses first game of the season

Shelby Hicks, reporter

January 22, 2016


Filed under Sports

The freshman girls basketball team lost their undefeated record of 8-0 in their game against Lindbergh on Jan. 19. Their record is now 8-1. The game started out slow and ended with the girls trying to push for the win. The score at halftime was tied 6-6, but the team fell behind in the later quarters,...

Varsity basketball beats Fox after intense game

Varsity basketball beats Fox after intense game

Jacob Kauffmann, webmaster

December 18, 2015


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

After establishing a quick lead, boys varsity basketball lost some ground to Fox, but ultimately remained ahead until the end of the match. In an action-packed game, the tigers established their position with a score of 31-11 at the end of the first quarter. A strong offense allowed lots of scoring...

Sophomore point guard on varsity basketball

Sarah Kiely, reporter

December 15, 2015


Filed under Sports

The varsity boys’ basketball team has just kicked off its 2015-16 season. Though the team showcases lots of talent, one player might be their secret weapon. Dylan Portell, sophomore on varsity basketball this year, was moved up from the JV team to play point guard for varsity. A player on the freshman...

Boys basketball falls short against SLUH

Kassidy Mooney, reporter

December 15, 2015


Filed under Sports

After losing six of their top scoring players, the varsity boys basketball team struggled in their first game of the season. On Dec. 11 the young team fell to SLUH with a score of 38-71. Senior Antwan Banks led the OHS team by scoring 11 points.The boys fought to put up points the first half, sco...

Girls Basketball wins consolation bracket in Fountain City Classic

Taylor Boles, reporter

December 10, 2015


Filed under Sports

On Nov. 30 and  Dec. 4 and 5 the OHS varsity girls basketball team played in the Fountain City Classic tournament at Desoto High School. Eight schools competed in the tournament. OHS placed first in consolation and fifth overall. “They played well as a unit. The whole team contributed offensiv...

SOMO in need of more buddies

Carrie Noblitt, O-zone Editor

February 3, 2014


Filed under News

The deadline to be a Special Olympics of Missouri (SOMO) basketball tournament buddy is extended due to lack of applicants. The deadline to apply was originally January 31st. There are 206 buddies needed, and only around 110 of the spots are currently filled. In order to fill the open spaces, Mr. Ste...

Let it Snow?

Let it Snow?

Maddie Foster, Online Editor-in-Chief and Profiles Editor

December 16, 2013


Filed under Opinions, Top Stories

It’s winter and you know what that means, snow, and with snow comes panic here in St. Louis. Personally, I think people in St. Louis tend to overreact when it comes to winter weather. Take for example this Friday, Dec. 13. OHS canceled the basketball game over concerns about ice and the ACT on Satu...

Coaches Vs. Cancer

Coaches Vs. Cancer

Mikayla Putz, Entertainment Editor

February 10, 2012


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

OHS Varsity basketball battled it off with Mehlville High School (MHS) in the annual Coaches Vs. Cancer game at OHS on Feb. 7 with all the seats filled. In the end OHS won by 14, leaving OHS with the win, 58-44. As OHS students and staff welcomed many MHS fans in the doors of OHS, things instantly ...

Basketball struggles with inexperience

Basketball struggles with inexperience

Andy Fernandez and Sports Editor

March 2, 2011


Filed under Sports

Last season, the boys basketball team finished second in state, losing in the state championship game to Springfield Hillcrest. This year, they did not have as much success. The Tigers made it to the district championship game for the fourth year in a row on Feb. 25. The past three seasons, they...

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