FitzWilliam recognized for efforts on and off the field

Amanda FitzWilliam (12) finishes her swing after hitting the ball.

Jojo LaBrier, Sports Editor

May 29, 2020

OHS has many athletes who are fine students, but Amanda FitzWilliam (12) was named the school’s St. Louis Post-Dispatch Scholar-Athlete for many reasons. For athletic reasons, the list is long. Her bio consists of softball conference player of the year, first team all-state (2019), first-team all-metro ...

Singer’s group wins MJEA State Sports Video Story of the Year award

Lily Singer's (12) broadcast group won first place in the Sports Video of the Year.

Zoey Miller

May 14, 2020

While spending most of her time at home during this worldwide pandemic, Lily Singer (12) recently received some extraordinary news. On April 27, Singer learned that she and her group won first place in the Sports Video of the Year contest sponsored by the Missouri Journalism Education Association.  ...

This pandemic is a nightmare for all sports fans

Camera zooms in on hometown hero, Pat Maroon, during Game 4 against the San Jose Sharks, during the 2018-2019 Western Conference Finals.

Jojo LaBrier, Sports Editor

April 27, 2020

On March 23, the Coronavirus outbreak hit St. Louis County, putting everyone in quarantine and taking some of the most important aspects of our life away, like sports. Ever since the middle of March major sports organizations like the National Hockey League and National Basketball Association have po...

Could Coronavirus affect Spring Sports?

Kaylene Nguyen (11) secures the lacrosse ball in her stick at a game versus Clayton.

Avery Neal and Davin Smith

March 13, 2020

On March 13, OHS spring sports athletes still had lots of speculation regarding cancellation of games and practices due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Rumors included postponement of games until the beginning of April to overall cancellations of the whole season.  The truth is that Dr Chris...

Davies ‘pins’ the competition

Julian Davies (11) 'pins' competition to the mat

Davin Smith, Sports Editor

January 21, 2020

With the recent success of the OHS wrestling program, there has been one student athlete that has stood above his competition. Julian Davies (11) has really shown he belongs on the mats with his 20-2 record as of .  This year, Davies dropped from weight class 138 to 132 after coming down with a&n...

Wrestling ‘taps’ out first half of season

Ibgragim Makhmudov (11) tackles his opponent at a Tri Match against McCluer at OHS on Jan. 5.

Avery Neal, Editor

January 15, 2020

OHS Wrestling enters the second half of their 2019-2020 season 10-1 in dual meets. Despite the one loss to Windsor, Coach Ben Knol believes the team has improved from the last two seasons. “Two years ago,” Knol says, “we did not win any duals.” Last year, varsity won 11 duals. And this ye...

Football can’t ‘catch’ a break

Joey Rounds (11) attempts to catch the potential game tying touchdown in the final minute of the 2019 homecoming game.

Davin Smith, Sports Editor

October 24, 2019

The OHS Tigers put up a good fight during the Homecoming football game on Oct. 18. But the final OHS possession of the game put people in a frenzy. The Tigers, trailing the Northwest Lions 21-13, drove down the field looking for a touchdown and the two point conversion to send them to overtime. In ...

Field hockey adapts to playing on home turf for first time

Emma Rose Seger (11) defends the ball before it gets to the goal.

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

Emily Schellhase (12), Liv Klump (10), Tess McConnell (9), and Julia Klump (12) celebrate a point in a recent victory over Affton.

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

Gabby McMurry (10) craddles the ball

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 (10) tries to get the out.

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

The outdated OHS weight room.

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...

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