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.

Strickland wraps up stellar career with numerous post-season honors

Jojo LaBrier, Sports Editor 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...

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

Softball ends season in district semifinals

Jojo LaBrier, Sports Editor 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 celebrates Amanda FitzWilliam's (12) walk-off home run.

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

Jojo LaBrier, Sports Editor 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...

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

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

Jojo LaBrier , Sports Editor 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...

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

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

Jojo LaBrier, Sports Editor 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 (10) tries to get the out.

Ella Strickland returns for second year of baseball

JoJo LaBrier, Sports Editor 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...

The Varsity girls celebrate their win against Seckman High School on Sept. 20.

Softball remains strong through regular season

Iyanna Robinson, Reporter 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...

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.

Michalski leads softball honors

Maddy McClure, reporter 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...

Calynn Gicante (10) pitches the ball at the Northwest hitter on Aug. 31.

Big win over Marquette key to softball winning streak

Maddy McClure, reporter 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

Dominique Robinson, photo editor 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...

Emily Davidson (12) stands with her parents on Senior Night on Sept. 22.

Softball having an out of the park season

Jordan Peters, reporter 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...

The softball team gets a picture with Coach Sturm after the game.

Sturm wins 300th game

Tara Vogler, photo editor 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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