Strickland wraps up stellar career with numerous post-season honors

Ella Strickland celebrating with her teammates after hitting a double in the district semifinal game against Jackson on Oct. 15. Strickland was one of only two players from St. Louis County to be named Class 5 all-state.
November 20, 2020

Ella Strickland (12) has been a starter on the OHS softball team since she made varsity as a freshman.  “We asked so much of her coming in as a freshman. She played right field for us and came...

Softball ends season in district semifinals

Ella Strickland (12) bats against Eureka, a 4-3 win on Sept. 29.
October 22, 2020

After the delay of fall sports and nothing but practice for six straight weeks, the OHS softball season ended just as fast as it began.  The long-awaited season ended on Oct. 15 when the girls...

Varsity softball takes home a district championship for the second year in a row

Varsity softball celebrates Amanda FitzWilliam's (12) walk-off home run.
October 23, 2019

 After an exciting 13-8 postseason win over Rockwood Summit last Friday (Oct. 18), varsity softball brought home a district championship for the second year in a row.  For seniors Amanda FitzWilliam...

Varsity softball keeps a great record as they head into the postseason

Amanda FitzWilliam celebrates as she hits walk-off, game winning home run,
agains Cor Jesu.
October 10, 2019

With contributions from every grade, varsity softball is currently putting up an outstanding season. They went into the regular season finale with a record of 17-4.  The team has been ranked among...

Softball starts season strong with a 4-3 win over Fox

Amanda FitzWilliam slides  into home, scoring the game winning run.
September 5, 2019

After their season-opening Rockwood Summit Tournament was cancelled because of rain, the varsity softball team finally got their season started this week. The girls came out strong with a nail-biting...

Ella Strickland returns for second year of baseball

Ella Strickland (10) tries to get the out.
April 30, 2019

For many, baseball is considered an all male sport. But not for a certain sophomore at OHS. This is the first time that the OHS baseball program has had a female returning player. Ella Strickland...

Softball remains strong through regular season

The Varsity girls celebrate their win against Seckman High School on Sept. 20.
October 4, 2018

Although the team has struggled lately, varsity softball still has had a strong season. Going in the final game the record is 15-8 going into the final week of the regular season. After a 1-2 start...

Michalski leads softball honors

Rounding thirdafter a home run, Maddie Michalski (12) accepts congratulations from Head Coach Rich Sturm as the rest of the team awaits her at the plate during the Oct. 6 district championship game at Fox.
November 13, 2017

MICHALSKI AWARDED ALL-STATE RECOGINITION Varsity softball player Maddie Michalski (12) was recognized for her contribution to the OHS softball program by being named first team all-state. All-State...

Big win over Marquette key to softball winning streak

Calynn Gicante (10) pitches the ball at the Northwest hitter on Aug. 31.
September 29, 2017

The OHS varsity softball team is streaking towards the postseason. Going into its final regular season game against Fox (Friday, Sept. 29), the team is 21-4, ranked No. 2 in the St. Louis area, and...

Post season softball honors

November 9, 2016

OHS softball ended with a strong record of 21-6, and several key players were recognized for their contribution to the team’s success. For the second year in a row Maddie Michalski (11) was named...

Softball having an out of the park season

Emily Davidson (12) stands with her parents on Senior Night on Sept. 22.
September 23, 2016

Oakville High School’s varsity softball team is in the middle of a successful season and plans to do well in the postseason. The Tigers are currently ranked fourth in the St. Louis area with a record...

Sturm wins 300th game

The softball team gets a picture with Coach Sturm after the game.
September 29, 2015

The magic number was 15. Rich Sturm walked into his 14th season as the head coach of the varsity softball team with 285 wins as a head coach for the girls and with 200 wins as a head coach for boys...

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