The school newspaper of Oakville High School


The school newspaper of Oakville High School


The school newspaper of Oakville High School


Maria Parisi (10) runs during the cross country state meet at Gans Creek in Columbia November 6. ¨It was a great experience, I really liked cross country, the team was great, I loved the coaches and the teammates,¨ Parisi said.

Parisi represents Oakville at cross country’s state meet

Ava Chancellor, Editor-in-Chief November 23, 2021

Maria Parisi (10) was the first girl to represent OHS at Missouri’s state cross country meet in eight years despite it being her first year participating in cross country for the school. Parisi placed...

MacKenzie Montandon (11) finishing a race.

OHS runners recognized for academics

Joey Miller, Reporter February 7, 2019

OHS cross country runners have been recognized for academic excellence.   Six OHS student athletes, Emma Mueller (12), Mackenzie Montandon (11), Olivia Witte (9), Jack Parcell (11), Drew Elza (10)...

Girls cross country race

Girls cross country races for medals

Joey Miller, Reporter September 28, 2018

Girls Cross Country is off to a strong start, with varsity girls taking medals in every race so far. Emma Mueller (12) and Mackenzie Montandon (11) both medaled at the Lutheran South Invitational that...

Halle Ezell (9) focuses on the finish at the Northwest meet on Oct. 15.

Farewell finish, Durham and Ezell wrap up cross country season

Mckenzie Knapp, editor in chief November 4, 2016

The cross country season ended Oct. 29 after Halle Ezell (9) and Nick Durham (12) put their best foot forward at Sectionals in Washington, Missouri. Ezell ran 21:57 and finished 41st out of 77, while...

Nick Durham (12) races towards the finish line during the Cross Country Festival in Forest Park on Sept. 10.

Durham dominates cross country

Sammie Phillips, ad director September 20, 2016

Nick Durham (12) has been making a name for himself in the Oakville Cross Country Program. Hard work and motivation have made him this year’s captain for the team. Starting his running career in fifth...

Emma Mueller (10) prepares to run at the Lutheran South Meet at Jefferson Barracks on Sept. 1.

Girls cross country off to running start

Mckenzie Knapp, editor in chief September 19, 2016

With 11 runners returning and only two newcomers, the girls cross country team is using their experience to their advantage. The girls kicked off the season by finishing second out of 25 schools at...

Cross country runner heads to state

Cross country runner heads to state

Tara Vogler, photo editor November 6, 2015

Cross country runner Griffin Bailey (12) has his eye on a top ten finish when he heads to state on Nov. 7. According to Bailey, his average time for a 5K meet was solid throughout the regular season. "I...

Durham races ahead at Northwest Conference

Sydney Stern, news editor October 20, 2015

On the morning of Oct. 10, the cross country team stood at the start line ready to run their second to last season meet. The weather was sunny but cold and Nick Durham (11), varsity runner, was more ready...

Cross country juniors race strongly at state

Cross country juniors race strongly at state

Rachel Scott, Editor-in-Chief November 8, 2012

Three OHS cross country runners competed in Jefferson City on November 3 for the chance to win a state title and medal. Although no seniors competed, three juniors strongly finished the 2012 season and...

OHS cross country runners make state, race for the win

OHS cross country runners make state, race for the win

Rachel Scott, Editor-in-Chief November 2, 2012

The cross country state meet will take place on Nov. 3, and OHS will be represented once again after successes at sectionals by runners Melissa Brown (11), Elvir Sarajlic (11) and Brandon Meyr (11). Brown...

Athlete of the Week: Melissa Brown (10)

Athlete of the Week: Melissa Brown (10)

Andy Fernandez, Online Editor October 26, 2011

Cross country runner Melissa Brown (10) is advancing to sectionals after placing first in individual districts. Missouri class 4 girls districts cross country meet was held in Jackson City, MO on Oct....

Running for the gold

Running for the gold

Jamie Powers, Reporter October 7, 2011

Most people collect things such as rocks or postcards. Melissa Brown (10) collects medals. Brown is an OHS cross country medalist who has gone undefeated in all five races this season, and her impressive...

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