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...

Tigers rush through Parkway South in first game of district playoffs

Jake Cracchiolo (12) rushing down the fields leading the Tigers to their first playoff win since 2014.

Davin Smith, Sports Editor

November 2, 2019

The Tigers wasted no time letting out a season of frustration as they jumped out to a 6-0 lead on the opening kickoff, with Parkway South fumbling the ball and Kobe Foster (10) picking it up at taking it to the house.  This helped the tigers jump to a 27-0 lead on their way to a 34-26 victory,...

Tigers take 1-8 record into home playoff game against Parkway South

Hunter Iffland(12) being sacked in the rivalry pink out game against the Mehlville Panthers

Davin Smith, Sports Editor

October 30, 2019

The football tigers ended their regular season on Friday, Oct. 25 with a loss to the Mehlville Panthers 51-0, bringing their record to 1-8. They have lost eight straight games since a 3-0 win against Hazelwood West that was stopped in the second quarter of the season opener. This week the Tigers play in the playoff ope...

Football can’t ‘catch’ a break

Joey Rounds (11) attempts to catch the potential game tying touchdown in the final minute of the 2019 homecoming game.

Davin Smith, Sports Editor

October 24, 2019

The OHS Tigers put up a good fight during the Homecoming football game on Oct. 18. But the final OHS possession of the game put people in a frenzy. The Tigers, trailing the Northwest Lions 21-13, drove down the field looking for a touchdown and the two point conversion to send them to overtime. In ...

Tigers score first touchdown of season but still fall to Fox

Chase Otto getting congratulated on Oakville's first touchdown this season.

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

Marquise Hawkins goes up for a 32 yard reception while Kobi Foster defends

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

The outside of the new and improved weight room

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

Players of the football team lift weights as part of their new intensive 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

The outdated OHS weight room.

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

Gerrelle Golden (11) runs the ball with Marquette player charging toward him on Sept. 15.
Golden scored three touchdowns during the game.

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

Connor Bartow (12) runs with the ball in game against Seckman on Oct. 7.

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

Desi Kirchofer (12) shares a look of defeat after a devastating lose to Fox on Sept. 23.

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...

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