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

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

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 4-3 win over Fox on Sept. 4 at Rich Sturm Sr. Field. The first three innings were scoreless unt...

Emily Davidson, athlete of the week

Emily Davidson (12) readies to bat at a home varsity softball game on Sept. 6.

Sammie Phillips, ad director

September 19, 2016

In the world of high school girls softball, several names shine in the Oakville starting line up. One rising star who is having a great season is none other than Emily Davidson. Davidson is a senior starting at 3rd base and lead off hitter for the Varsity team; she helped the team to many victories....

Girls Softball Runs out to impressive start

Girls Softball Runs out to impressive start

Evan Lachnit, Sports Editor

August 28, 2012

The OHS girls varsity softball team started off strong with three wins and a tournament championship in their first week of play last week. The Tigers played in the Summit Tournament last Wednesday through Friday (even though all three games were played at OHS). Wednesday the girls started the season...

OHS knocks off top ranked Parkway South

OHS knocks off top ranked Parkway South

Andy Fernandez, Online Editor

September 22, 2011

OHS gave Parkway South their first loss of the season, defeating the visiting Patriots 6-0 on Tuesday, Sept. 20. “They are probably our biggest rival,” head coach Rich Sturm said. “We treated this game like it was any other game. We didn’t make it out to be bigger than it was.  It’s part...

OHS Player of the Week: Lauren Fussell (12)

OHS Player of the Week: Lauren Fussell (12)

Andy Fernandez, Online Editor

September 16, 2011

A big part of softball’s 10-3 record this season is due to first baseman/outfielder Lauren Fussell (12). Fussell leads the team with 22 runs and has posted a .484 batting average.  In 42 plate appearances so far this season, she has 15 hits including a homerun on Sept. 15 against Mehlville.  Aside...

OHS softball works hard to improve

OHS softball works hard to improve

Sarah Girardier, News Editor

September 7, 2011

After an 11-2 loss to Eureka on August 31, the OHS Varsity softball team once again stepped up their game, winning against Lindbergh on Sept. 1with a score of 17-7. Coming off of a winning season last year, winning the State Championship title, Coach Rich Sturm hopes that the team will continue to...

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