Students on the GO!

Students on the GO!

McCall Phillips, reporter

April 13, 2017

Over 25,000 people participated in the Go St. Louis marathon over the weekend (April 9), and 27 were OHS students. Students On the Go is a program for high school students to train for a half marathon and interact with other high schoolers from around Missouri. This is the third year Oakville has...

Students on the GO!

Sydney Stern, news editor

December 1, 2016

For the third year in a row, Bill Ebert, social sciences teacher, and Laura Bishop, health and physical education teacher, have organized a running program, Students on the Go, allowing students to participate in the annual Go St. Louis half marathon. Ebert and Bishop were able to set up a training...

Tennis court renovations cause a racket

Tennis court renovations cause a racket

Emily Miller, opinions editor

September 20, 2016

Despite renovations to the tennis courts in the middle of their season, the Oakville tennis team looks on the bright side of the inconvenience. Oakville’s home courts are located at Bernard Middle school and were in need of repair, due to the large cracks in the ground, however the team was not...

Tennis loses against Parkway South

Tennis loses against Parkway South

Sydney Stern, news editor

May 5, 2016

The OHS boys tennis team lost 0-9 on Wednesday, April 27 at a home game against Parkway South. “It’s going to be a challenging match for the boys. This is a good program, Parkway South, but we are up for the challenge,” Mr. Bill Ebert, tennis coach, said just before the match started. Four...

OHS is on the go

OHS is on the go

Emily Dedic, centerspread editor

April 21, 2016

On April 10, for the second year, OHS students and teachers had the opportunity to run a half marathon through a program called “Students on the Go.” OHS students in the program started their training in the middle of November. They ran right after school on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays...

Social Studies teacher runs Florida 10K

Emily Dedic, centerspread editor

November 9, 2015

Not only does Social Studies teacher, Mr. Ebert, coach tennis at OHS, but he is also an avid runner outside of school. This weekend, he took this skill across the country. Over the weekend, he participated in the 19th Annual McGuire’s Halloween Run in Florida. Ebert ran the 10k race along Fort Walton Bea...

Tennis nets a win on senior night

Tennis nets a win on senior night

Shelby Hicks, reporter

September 21, 2015

The tigers pulled out an overall win on Sept. 16, defeating Mehlville 6-3. However, that was not what made the day special for the team. On Wednesday, the OHS girls tennis team had their senior night. Many of the girls had different emotions and thoughts towards their game. Everyone knew that it was...

Tennis feels the love

Tennis feels the love

Shelby Hicks, reporter

September 15, 2015

Sharing courts with one other person can be stressful, but sharing them with 55 others can be crazy. Over the years the OHS tennis team has grown in many ways. For the 2015 fall season, they have 55 girls on the team. “I think this sport is growing because of the current players encouraging others ...

Heat scorches fall sports schedules

Katelyn Pike, features editor

September 4, 2014

Fall sports at OHS have hit a snag this week as the temperature climbs to unusual heights. The tail end of August has brought the most brutal humidity the area has seen in weeks, causing trouble for the athletic department. In accordance with the Missouri State High School Activities Association policy,...

Mother Nature shows no love to OHS tennis

Jacob King, Reporter

September 2, 2014

After three days of battling heat and rain, the girls tennis team was finally able to take to the courts Thursday, Aug. 28 against Lindbergh. But not for long. Halfway through the match, preemptive lightning strikes forced the Lindbergh school district to call off the match. Despite all of the...

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