Tigers rush through Parkway South in first game of district playoffs

Tigers rush through Parkway South in first game of district playoffs

Davin Smith, Reporter

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

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

Davin Smith, Reporter

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

Football can’t ‘catch’ a break

Davin Smith, Reporter

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

Tigers score first touchdown of season but still fall to Fox

Davin Smith, Reporter

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, Reporter

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, Reporter

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 From the chipped paint to the equipment the OHS multipurpose room was old and out of date.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, Reporter

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, Reporter

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, sports editor

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 ...

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