Hunter Brennan (12) looks to throw the ball back into play.

Boys soccer puts up solid record despite a significantly younger team

Lydia Manning , Copy editor October 9, 2019

Following a 2-0 loss to St. Mary’s (9-3-1), boys varsity soccer holds a record of 5-9. While this doesn’t seem ideal, it is a good record for a team returning after the loss of 13 seniors.  “The...

Are soccer dives a strategy?

Are soccer dives a strategy?

Jordan Beseda, Reporter March 15, 2019

Soccer players have been seen as quite the performers over the years. Viewers have described players as “overdramatic” in the way they fall down after being fouled. However, could these theatrical...

Head coaches not returning

Head coaches not returning

Jordan Beseda, Reporter February 1, 2019

The 2019 fall season for OHS boys soccer and girls volleyball is bound to look a bit different. Head soccer coach Jordan Klipsch and head volleyball coach Kristina Kanallakan will not be returning to their...

Garrett Balassi (12) chases after the ball in a game against Seckman on Sept. 6.

Garrett Balassi: athlete of the week

Sammie Phillips, ad director September 27, 2016

The numbers say it all. In 10 games, 13 goals, five assists and four game winning goals. Garrett Balassi (12) has made a name for himself in Oakville varsity soccer this year. Balassi is the varsity...

Blake Preiss (11) moves the ball during the Eureka game.

Varsity soccer takes on Eureka

Casey Kenny, reporter October 15, 2015

Boys Varsity Soccer suffered a tough loss on Tuesday, October 6 at their home field. They played Eureka, and the game ended with a score of 2-1. Collin Neff (11) started the game off with his goal to...

OHS Soccer Shrugs Off Sluggish Start, Beats Belleville West

Patrick McKelvey, Business Manager September 24, 2014

OHS Varsity Soccer struggled in their opening game of group play in the CYC Bob Guelker Memorial Soccer Tournament against Belleville West but came away with a 1-0 victory. Oakville attempted to keep...

Soccer season ends in district semifinals

Cam Popp , Reporter November 6, 2013

With 11:30 left in the Tigers district semi-final game against Fox, the Warriors scored off of a corner kick to take the lead. The Tigers were then unable to produce any other scoring chances, and just...

Robben inducted into soccer Hall of Fame

Robben inducted into soccer Hall of Fame

Kellen Yoey, Centerspread January 11, 2013

For the past 34 years Mr. Dave Robben, OHS soccer coach, has achieved a total of 1,017 wins for boys and girls. Also, he also has two state titles under his belt. Robben was recently inducted into the...

Six tigers named all conference

Six tigers named all conference

Andy Fernandez, Sports Editor December 13, 2010

The OHS boy’s soccer team had six players chosen for the Suburban West Conference team. Three players were named to first team all-conference, including goal keeper Josh Richter (12), midfielder Rylan...

Team work helps soccer overcome injuries

Team work helps soccer overcome injuries

Andy Fernandez, Sports Editor October 8, 2010

Team work has helped the Tigers overcome crucial injuries so far this season. Four season ending injuries from defenders Kyle Filiput (10), Drew Hensel (12), Zach Klipsch (11), and midfielder John Makowski...

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