“Writings on the Wall” gives students new opportunities

Ben Fowler, Reporter

April 11, 2012

OHS students have the chance to get their artwork published in a literary magazine. The new magazine “Writings on the Wall” is being developed by English teacher Mrs. Dyann Menzel. “Most schools have a literary magazine,” Menzel said. “In my high school we had one and to be in it was a big...

Blink 182 comes back strong

Blink 182 comes back strong

Ben Fowler, Reporter

October 19, 2011

After an eight year break Blink-182 returned with a new album (Sept 27) “Neighborhoods” is their first release since 2003. The group split in 2003 to work on separate projects. Tom DeLonge, Co-lead singer and guitarist of Blink, went on to create the band Angels and Airwaves, which had become...

Homecoming football game preview

Ben Fowler, Reporter

September 9, 2011

After beating Marquette 28-26 Sept. 2, football plans to make it two in a row and beat Parkway South at our homecoming game. “We like to think we can beat every team we face” Coach Arlee Connors said. Last year when the Tigers faced Parkway South, they were able to beat them 33-21. With the...

OHS boys run for state

Ben Fowler, Reporter

May 25, 2011

While coming in second place at sectionals and third place at districts, runners Jake Bast (11), Nick Creahan (12), Luke Miller (11) and Elvir Sarajlic (9) qualified for state in the 4x800 relay. “We really stepped it up an ran a school record of eight minutes and three seconds” Bast said about...

Physiology students make friends with Dead Cats!

Ben Fowler, Reporter

May 9, 2011

Dissecting cats doesn't sound like a lot of to most but for physiology students it is! A part of the class’s curriculum is dissecting cats to learn more about the body. The concept behind this event is to be able to understand the function of a living body and look at all the systems. The dissecting...

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...

Duren joins OHS basketball elite

Duren joins OHS basketball elite

Ben Fowler, Reporter

February 24, 2011

A 68-50 loss against Belleville East would not seem that memorable to most Tiger basketball fans, but to Javier Duren (12) that game will be one he will not soon be forgetting. During the game, Duren scored an impressive 21 points, putting him over the 1000 career points mark. His outstanding performance...

Bast and Brown go to State

Bast and Brown go to State

Ben Fowler, Reporter

November 15, 2010

Jake Bast (11), one of the top runners at OHS, has previously placed 21st and 18th in state. Unlike his past years Bast didn’t do his best at state this year because he wasn't at “full strength”, according to Coach Mike Bishop. Bast explains that his injury kept him out of running for about...

High hopes for low scores

Ben Fowler, Reporter

September 10, 2010

The girls golf team is facing a roadblock this season. Last season, seniors Maura Miller and Katie Nassif met with success in districts and then moved right onto state tournaments. This year, girls will have to go to districts, then sectionals, before moving state. Coach Cindy Maulin would like...

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