Tigers score first touchdown of season but still fall to Fox

Tigers score first touchdown of season but still fall to Fox

Davin Smith, sports editor

October 3, 2019

After three consecutive shutouts, the varsity football Tigers finally found the endzone in Game 5. They scored their first, second, and third touchdowns of the season but still lost to Fox, 49-21, at OHS on Sept. 27.  Hunter Iffland (12) connected with Chase Otto (12) from 13 yards out with 9:5...

Tigers lose first two home games

Tigers lose first two home games

Davin Smith, sports editor

September 16, 2019

In the football team’s home opener (Sept. 6), the Tigers fell behind before many fans got to their seats with Parkway West returning the opening kickoff 85 yards for the first six points of the game. The Longhorns went on to win 28-0. One week later, another home game was no better. The Tigers fell...

Weight Room Gets Face Lift

Weight Room Gets Face Lift

Davin Smith, sports editor

August 22, 2019

The OHS weight room is sporting a new look. From the chipped paint to the equipment the OHS multipurpose room was old and out of date.  First the main entrance and inner walls received a fresh coat of paint. After the paint dried, the new weights replaced the old equipment and were placed on t...

Football introduces new offseason workouts

Football introduces new offseason workouts

Jojo LaBrier, sports editor

April 11, 2019

It's no secret that the OHS varsity football team had a rough season that ended with a record of 1-9. However, the football coaches have developed a plan to change that for next season The OHS football program is developing winter workouts to prepare for next season. The workouts started after the en...

OHS weight room ready for renovations

OHS weight room ready for renovations

Davin Smith, sports editor

April 11, 2019

After 18 years, the OHS weight room is in the planning stage of a huge update. The room has been in the school for about two decades and the equipment is even older. The plan is to fundraise about $30,000 and pay Show Me Weight to provide new equipment to the weight room, which will also help crea...

Lack of focus leads to OHS football loss

Lack of focus leads to OHS football loss

Mckenzie Knapp, editor in chief

September 20, 2017

Penalties and turnovers proved costly as the Tigers lost to Marquette, 42-28, on Sept. 15. Within the first two minutes of the game, a fumble by OHS gave Marquette the ball at the OHS 20-yard line. This set up Marquette to run for the first touchdown of the game. The score was 7-0 with 10:01 still...

Vision becomes reality, varsity football ends losing streak in game against Seckman

Vision becomes reality, varsity football ends losing streak in game against Seckman

Dominique Robinson, photo editor

October 10, 2016

After losing their first seven games, the varsity football team was not feeling good about themselves, but preparing for the homecoming game (Oct. 7) against Seckman, which had the same record as them, gave a little hope The tigers came out with a bit more confidence and a better temperament than...

Football loses to Fox due to lack of chemistry

Football loses to Fox due to lack of chemistry

Dominique Robinson, photo editor

September 26, 2016

The varsity football team was determined to get its first win of the season Friday night (Sept. 23) against Fox, but a breakdown in following assignments led to a 40-14 loss. Fox took the lead in the first quarter, scoring a touchdown for a 7-0 lead. In the second quarter, Fox scored 13 points for...

Four OHS football players compete in All-Star Classic

Four OHS football players compete in All-Star Classic

Johanna Carrigan, reporter

December 11, 2015

OHS football seniors showed their skills in the annual St.Louis High School All-star Classic game. This year the game was held on Saturday, Dec. 5. The battle between the two teams of all stars was held on the field of Gateway High School at 2 pm. OHS was represented well with four of its senior ...

Tiger Cage shows support for Lindbergh family

Sarah Kiely, reporter

October 22, 2015

On Oct. 16, OHS’s Tiger Cage had a blackout theme planned for the football game against Lindbergh. However, one particular student gave the tiger cage leaders an idea they could not pass up. Rachel Creahan (12), Oakville cheerleader, heard people talking about a student at Lindbergh whose mother had pas...

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,...

Tiger Cage Captains Are Ready To Wave Flags

Dallas Carter, opinions editor

August 29, 2014

What does Football’s first home game mean for Oakville? Cheering fans, touchdowns, and Tiger Cage, specifically the new Tiger Cage Cheer Captains. Mrs. Lynn Schmalz, sponsor of Tiger Cage, received many applications from seniors, all wanting an opportunity to wave the OHS flags after a touchdown. Eventually,...

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