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Lack of focus leads to OHS football loss

Lack of focus leads to OHS football loss

Mckenzie Knapp, editor in chief

September 20, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

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


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

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


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

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


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

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


Filed under Features

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, Reporter

September 4, 2014


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

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, Reporter

August 29, 2014


Filed under Features

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,...

OHS Gets New Scoreboard

OHS Gets New Scoreboard

Jacob King, Reporter

July 30, 2014


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

After years of struggling to read the score at Rodger Estes stadium, the Oakville High School athletic department raised enough money to replace the old scoreboard in the Northwest end of the stadium. For years, OHS athletic director Becky Czuppon has been raising money in order to pay for a new scoreboard. "The...

Football takes on FrancisHowell North

Football takes on FrancisHowell North

Evan Lachnit, Journalism 1 Staff

September 23, 2011


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

OHS is coming off a  34-17 victory over arch rival Mehlville last week. This Friday night, they take on Francis Howell North and with a victory, they can surpase last year’s win total. Last year’s varsity team had a total of two wins over the entire 10-game season. This year through four games...

Mehlville-Oakville rivalry hits the web

Mehlville-Oakville rivalry hits the web

Kellen Yoey, Reporter

September 20, 2011


Filed under Opinions

Every year, the Mehlville- Oakville rivalry is always a big part of the school year.  No matter what, it seems that one school is always trying to “one up” the other.  Which is okay, because a rivalry is fun in ways.  But when is the line drawn to say its gone to far? The fight between the...

OHS hosts first annual football jamboree

OHS hosts first annual football jamboree

Andrej Dzidic, Reporter

August 24, 2011


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

OHS hosted its first football jamboree at Rodger Estes Stadium on Friday August 19. The OHS varsity football team tied twice, against Hazlewood East and Vianney, and lost to Summit by one score on the last play. “Winning is not important. This game served as an evaluation,” OHS head coach Arlee...

When pride was alive

Michelle Ocello, Editor in Chief

May 9, 2011


Filed under Opinions

Friday night football games make up the majority of my freshman year memories. The black and gold crowd, the golden girls, and the smell of hot dogs remain fresh in my memory. Armed with an OHS tigers shirt and painted in stripes, someone could always find me at the home football games. In fact you could...

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