Quarterback Jacobi Woods (12) loses the snap from center on this play late in the fourth quarter of Thursday's (Nov. 5) 21-14 loss to Parkway South. The Patriots recovered this fumble and scored the game-winning touchdown on the very next play.

Football Tigers come up short in mistake-filled game against Parkway South

Davin Smith, Sports Editor November 9, 2020

The varsity football Tigers came out of their “inflatable” helmet Thursday night (Nov. 5) and quickly grabbed momentum against the visiting Parkway South Patriots.  Looking for their first win...

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

Cheer ‘warms up’ in Orlando

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...

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

Tigers rush through Parkway South in first game of district playoffs

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...

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

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

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...

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

Football can’t ‘catch’ a break

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...

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

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...

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

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 outside of the new and improved weight room

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...

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

The outdated OHS weight room.

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...

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

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....

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

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,...

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