OHS turns back time to celebrate homecoming

Hockey cheerleaders Chloe and Cameron West (12) hand out candy during the homecoming parade. Hockey won the All-Around Best Float award.

Lydia Manning, Copy editor

November 4, 2019

With OHS in its 50th year of existence, the school celebrated homecoming recently with a fitting theme of “Through the Decades.” OHS wrapped up spirit week and prepared for the big game on Friday (Oct. 18) with a pep assembly during ANP. It featured performances from the Oakville Golden Girls, ...

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 ...

Homecoming court is announced

The Homecoming court stands in front of OHS, ready for the dance.

Davin Smith, Sports Editor

October 10, 2019

OHS announced this week the ten members of the 2019 Homecoming Court. Seniors Brian Horton, Andrew Carter, Adam Leeker, Zayn Abusharbain, and Curtis Schmidt were chosen for the guys. The senior girls chosen were Cortney Doerr, Alexis William, Ashley Durham, Emma Sullivan, and Lexi Walker. Stud...

OHS dances “Under the Sea”

Sam Gandhi (12) and Nicole Schmidtz (12) wave to the crowd below.

Christina Meier, Editor-in-Chief

October 12, 2018

OHS students journeyed “Under the Sea” for the Homecoming dance on Saturday, Sept. 29. Students came for a night filled with music, dancing, and chatting with peers while the commons was decked out in ocean-themed decorations. At 8:30 pm, the students gathered below the stage as their 2018 Homeco...

OHS celebrates HoCo week

The varsity cheerleaders are all smiles on their

Lydia Manning, Copy editor

October 10, 2018

  A week of beautiful weather helped Oakville celebrate another successful homecoming. Homecoming was kicked off with Spirit Week, with spirit days including pajama day, camo day, 80’s workout day, USA day, and Hawaiian day. “80’s workout day was my favorite day because it was origi...

OHS announces Homecoming festivities

The Homecoming 2018 sign hangs in the OHS commons.

Cassandra Ludwig, Webmaster

September 24, 2018

Homecoming week has arrived for the 2018 school year. The theme for this year’s dance is Under the Sea and will be held in Gym A on Saturday, Sept. 29 from 7pm-10pm. Leading up to the dance, Leadership will be supporting a spirit week Monday 24 through Friday 28. Monday is PJ day, Tuesday is camo da...

OHS announces 2018 HoCo court

Homecoming court participants.

Christina Meier, Editor-in-Chief

September 21, 2018

OHS seniors recently elected its 2018 Homecoming Court. The boys elected are David O’Donnell, David Cormack, Connor Jones, Enrico Jones, and Sam Gandhi. The girls selected are Nicole Schmitz, Delaney O’Neill, Allison Streb, Maddie Spitznagel, and Haedyn Kirkpatrick. The Homecoming King ...

Students show homecoming spirit

Singing the National Anthem, Brad Hartmann (12) passionately participates in Leadership's USA day themed game.
Sept. 21 Shooting Star Winner

Nicole Neher, editor in chief

September 19, 2017

OHS held its annual Fall Spirit Week Sept. 5-8, leading up to the homecoming parade and dance that weekend. On Tuesday, the week started off with Pajama Day. Students were able to jump straight out of bed and come to school in their pajamas. The hallways were dark and gloomy the following day...

Latreille, Martino declared royalty at homecoming dance

With fellow court members Abbi Baker (12), Queen Sophia Martino (12), and Brad Hartmann (12), JP Latreille (12) waves at the crowd after being crowned.

Sophia Indelicato, reporter

September 13, 2017

The biggest stars were the homecoming court. Elegantly poised in black sashes, the court gathered on stage for coronation at 9 p.m. It was made up of the boys: Jordan Jost, Brad Hartmann, Jake Lamons, JP Latreille, and girls: Kelly O’Leary, Sophia Martino, Emily Sander, Haley Metz, and Abbie Baker....

Tigers steal homecoming football victory

Quarterback Jordan Jost (12) carries the ball at the Sept. 8 homecoming game. OHS won 17-7.

Mckenzie Knapp, editor in chief

September 13, 2017

Thanks to one unusual play and the confidence that followed, OHS beat Northwest in the annual homecoming game, 17-7, on Friday, Sept. 8. With the Tigers leading 10-7 late in the third quarter, the game almost took a turn until Gerelle Golden (11) caught up to a Northwest player on his way to an apparent...

Homecoming away from home

Kaitlin Dettmann, reporter

October 4, 2016

From pyramids in Egypt, to the Eiffel Tower, then back home to the U.S., Oakville’s homecoming theme, “All Around The World,” will be more than just a spot on the map. Decorated to represent all different countries, floats will go out on their parade route on Oct. 7 at 4 pm. “We wanted...

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