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Darnel McDonald (11) goes up to make a shot during a scrimmage in practice. “I am pretty excited about the season,” McDonald said. “I am ready to win some games.” McDonald has had varsity basketball experience since his freshman year.

Prepping For The Season

Haley Hughes, Reporter November 23, 2023

On Wed. 25, the boys basketball program hosted a jamboree with St. Mary’s, St. Genevieve and Hillsboro High School. The varsity team won two out of the three games, with a hard loss against Hillsboro. “We...

Dylan Portell (12) looks for an open player while protecting the ball from Pattonville player on Dec. 5.

Varsity boys basketball wins home opener

Rachel Delgado, reporter December 8, 2017

Basketball fans of all ages crowded the stands at OHS for the varsity boys basketball home opener on Dec. 5. The fans were pleased with what they saw as the Tigers used their depth to beat Pattonville...

Carvon Robinson (11) drives the lane in the Tigers game against Jackson.

Tigers suffocated in second half, fall to Jackson in district title game

Evan Lachnit, Sports Editor March 11, 2014

With under ten seconds left in the Tigers game (Mar. 8) against Jackson for the district championship Ervin Sarajlic (12) went flying through the lane for a thunderous dunk, the rim rejected him and the...

Austin Gillmann plays defense in a game earlier this year against Mehlville.

Put back gets Tigers back to district championship game

Evan Lachnit, Sports Editor March 7, 2014

A two hand putback jam by Austin Gillmann (12) was just what the varsity boys basketball team needed last night (Mar. 6) in their district semifinal match against Poplar Bluff. OHS defeated the Mules 68-66...

Marquis Pepper (11) brings the ball up the court in a game against Eureka earlier this season.

Tigers get blown out in final regular season game

Adam Schafer, Reporter March 2, 2014

Ronnie Suggs Jr. of Washington High School scored 41 points against OHS on Feb. 26. Led by Suggs Jr., who is committed to the University of Missouri , the Jayhawks defeated the Tigers 78-47  in their...

Tigers defeat Lindbergh on chaotic night

Tigers defeat Lindbergh on chaotic night

Adam Schafer, Reporter February 25, 2014

On a very chaotic night (Feb. 21), the OHS boys basketball team was able to become the center of attention in the second half. After a night full of performances and presentations and a slow first half...

Tigers draw an Ace

Tigers draw an Ace

Evan Lachnit, Sports Editor February 2, 2014

Jake “Ace” Meier had been playing well the past two weeks, but Meier had his best game yet and shined in crunch time last Friday night (Jan. 31) when the Tigers defeated rival Mehlville 43-34. In...

OHS Sports Update with Evan

Evan Lachnit, Sports Editor January 29, 2014

This is a new sports show that will update you on all of OHS sports. This time we discuss the boys basketball team as I sat down with head coach Nick Traxler. Here is the link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ifu8_uVs1sM&list=UUjH1-XpuD_7Vn3HabtpzZIQ  

Tigers get by with a little help from their friends

Tigers get by with a little help from their friends

Evan Lachnit, Sports Editor January 27, 2014

When your stars are not playing their best, that is when a team finds out who they really are. And that was just what the boys basketball team had happen this weekend. The Tigers claimed the Triad Tournament...

Eight straight and it feels so great

Eight straight and it feels so great

Evan Lachnit, Sports Editor January 23, 2014

After starting the season 2-3 the boys basketball team looked like they had a shaky season ahead. Eight games later, problems are fixed, questions are answered and the team is 10-3. After a tough loss...

Putting it back: Gillmann downs Patriots at Buzzer

Evan Lachnit, Sports Editor January 12, 2014

With 26 seconds left in overtime of the Tigers game against Parkway South Fri. night (Jan. 10), OHS had the chance for the last shot. Little did anyone in the gym know they would need all 26 seconds to...

Athlete of the week: Austin Gillmann and Ervin Sarajlic

Evan Lachnit, Sports Editor January 3, 2014

This weeks Athlete(‘s) of the week our senior basketball players Ervin Sarajlic and Austin Gillmann. Stats from Collinsville Tournament: Game One (Springfield Southeast): Sarajlic: 32 points, 11...

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