Field hockey adapts to playing on home turf for first time

Field hockey adapts to playing on home turf for first time

Avery Neal, editor

October 3, 2019

At the beginning of the fall sports season, field hockey finally got to feel at home. After years of playing on the Oakville Middle School field, field hockey finally got the opportunity to practice and play on the stadium turf at OHS. Despite the excitement, there has been a struggle with adaptin...

Girls volleyball rebounds from Lafayette loss

Girls volleyball rebounds from Lafayette loss

Jojo LaBrier, sports editor

September 12, 2019

  The varsity volleyball team started its fall season with a tough three-game loss to area power Lafayette on Aug. 30. The entire match was a tug-of-war battle, but the girls were not able to beat the Lancers strong offense. “We battled back and forth with them,” said head coach Lucas...

Lacrosse returns for successful year

Lacrosse returns for successful year

Avery Neal, editor

May 9, 2019

For its second year, OHS Girls Lacrosse has made a successful encore, this time with two teams. “Our season is going extremely well,” said captain Lexi Seawel (12) “The scores might not show it, but us as a team have grown significantly.” Last year, the lacrosse team had only one team. T...

Ella Strickland returns for second year of baseball

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 (10) grew up playing softball and baseball, and decided to try out for her high school team. Strickl...

OHS weight room ready for renovations

OHS weight room ready for renovations

Davin Smith, sports editor

April 11, 2019

After 18 years, the OHS weight room is in the planning stage of a huge update. The room has been in the school for about two decades and the equipment is even older. The plan is to fundraise about $30,000 and pay Show Me Weight to provide new equipment to the weight room, which will also help crea...

Boys Basketball All Conference

Boys Basketball All Conference

Iyanna Robinson, Reporter

April 3, 2019

As the boy’s basketball season came to an end, two players received post-season honors. Tommy Purschke (12) and Joe Beardsley (11) made the All-District team, which qualifies them to be considered for Missouri All-State Basketball. Both boys were named All-Conference Green Division. Purschk...

Alexis Williams spikes the competition

Alexis Williams spikes the competition

Jordan Beseda, Reporter

December 18, 2018

Once a year, Missouri volleyball coaches nominate players from all across the state to be candidates for the All-State Volleyball award. In the end, only 35 players are chosen. OHS has not had an athlete make the All-State Volleyball Team in 18 years -- until now. Alexis Williams (11), a member of the OHS va...

Eight girls go to state swim meet, Heveroh places

Eight girls go to state swim meet, Heveroh places

Nicole Neher, editor in chief

March 2, 2018

Meg Heveroh (9) broke numerous school records and qualified for state in her first year in the OHS swim program. For nearly the entire season, it appeared that she would be the only OHS swimmer to qualify. Heveroh, however, did not go to state alone. OHS swimmers Casey Landmann (12), Sarah Daues (10), M...

Tigers Roar at Lindenwood Cheer Camp

Tigers Roar at Lindenwood Cheer Camp

Patrick McKelvey, Business Manager

July 17, 2014

Oakville Cheer completed their annual camp last week at Lindenwood University and earned a bid to go to NCA Nationals. The four-day camp, sponsored by the National Cheer Association (NCA), gave the Tigers a chance to perfect their cheer, chant, stunt, and dance skills before fall sports begin. However,...

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