Cheer ‘warms up’ in Orlando

Melina Rivera (11), Jordan Hahn (10), Kaitlyn Clark (11), Mallory Guentz (9), and Jenna Mueller (9) pose for a picture.

Jack Butchart, reporter

January 22, 2020

OHS Cheerleaders spent some of their winter break with a trip to Florida, warm weather, and a college football game.  Five cheerleaders traveled to Orlando, Florida to perform a pre-game routine at the 2020 Citrus Bowl, a college football game held annually on New Year’s. The game was play...

Cheer ‘flips out’ for SOMO

OHS cheerleaders and the SOMO Shine cheer team take a picture together to remember the day.

Jack Butchart, reporter

December 5, 2019

OHS cheerleaders help sponsor many different camps throughout the season, but Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) Shine cheerleading practices hold a special place in many cheerleader’s hearts.  The SOMO Shine cheer team is a Special Olympics team comprised of girls from the ages of 7 to 35 wi...

Cheerleaders cheer for St. Louis Cardinals

Cheerleaders performing at an OHS football game.

Kathleen Seithel, Reporter

October 2, 2018

Filled with new faces, Oakville’s varsity cheerleaders have started the season with their annual fundraising efforts. For the fourth year in a row, the cheerleaders were given the chance to perform at Busch Stadium on Sept. 10. The 16 varsity girls entertained Cardinal fans in Ford Plaza with thei...

Varsity cheer wins MCDA competition

Sarah Simmons, reporter

March 6, 2017

Oakville High School varsity cheer performed their competition routine for the Missouri Game Spirit Classic hosted by Midwest Cheer and Dance Association (MCDA) in Springfield, Missouri. The cheer squad arrived in Springfield, Missouri on Friday, March 3 for the competition on Saturday, March 4. This...

Hard work pays off, hockey cheer places second in competition

Emily Schneringer, reporter

March 5, 2017

Oakville Hockey cheerleaders wrap up their season by performing in a competition at Lindbergh High School on Feb. 26. The cheerleaders have been preparing for this competition since November, practicing every Saturday morning and Sunday night. Not only did they use this time to practice, they used...

Cheering for a cause

Varsity cheer showed off their skills at a Cardinals game where they sold tickets to raise money for St. Jude.

Sarah Simmons, reporter

February 28, 2017

Cheerleaders and dancers competed against each other by raising the most money for a fundraiser for St.Jude in Memphis,Tennessee and only the top 10 teams would perform at St.Jude; OHS varsity cheer decided to join in on the competition to try to get a spot in the top ten, in order to perform at St.Jude....

Cheering for St. Jude

Mckenzie Knapp, editor in chief

January 30, 2017

Over the summer, 51 OHS cheerleaders attended the Universal Cheerleaders Association (UCA) cheer camp. While there, the girls wrote letters to family and friends asking for financial support for the Team Up for St. Jude campaign. From the donations over the summer and now, OHS cheer is placed 13th...

Varsity cheerleaders jam towards first competition

Varsity cheerleaders jam towards first competition

Dallas Carter, opinions editor

February 29, 2016

After unforeseen injuries shook up their lineup, the cheerleading squad used their exhibition performance in Jamfest at the Chaifetz Arena to prepare for their upcoming competition. On Friday night, Feb. 26, the squad was cheering for the OHS varsity boys basketball team when Rachel Creahan (12),...

Tigers Roar at Lindenwood Cheer Camp

Tigers Roar at Lindenwood Cheer Camp

Patrick McKelvey, Business Manager

July 17, 2014

Oakville Cheer completed their annual camp last week at Lindenwood University and earned a bid to go to NCA Nationals. The four-day camp, sponsored by the National Cheer Association (NCA), gave the Tigers a chance to perfect their cheer, chant, stunt, and dance skills before fall sports begin. However,...

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