Football introduces new offseason workouts

Football introduces new offseason workouts

Jojo LaBrier, reporter

April 11, 2019


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

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


Filed under Academics, Top Stories

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


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...

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