Volleyball ‘sets’ themselves up for sectionals

Julia Klump (12) hoist the hard fought district championship plaque up, after beating Seckman in the finals.

Jojo LaBrier, Sports Editor

October 31, 2019

After ending their regular season with a remarkable record of  27-2-1, the girls volleyball team traveled to Northwest Cedar Hill on Wednesday, Oct. 30, and took home a hard fought district championship. The girls beat Lindbergh in the semifinals match. They won in two games, 25-17 and 25-16, sendi...

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...

Alexis Williams spikes the competition

Alexis Williams playing volleyball.

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...

Varsity volleyball freshman take the court

The varsity girls volleyball team huddles up to discuss strategies before game.

Dominique Robinson, photo editor

September 26, 2016

Being a freshman on varsity is already scary enough; being a freshman that plays a lot on varsity can be terrifying; but being a freshman on varsity who plays a lot and contributes is the most stressful of all. Alexis Williams (DS), Emily Schellhase (OH), Julia Klump (Set/ RH) and Angela Elguezabal...

Volleyball hosts second annual Unite and Fight (Orange Out) game

Volleyball hosts second annual Unite and Fight (Orange Out) game

Katie Counts, reporter

September 21, 2016

Girls volleyball hosted their second annual Unite and Fight (Orange Out) game against Eureka on Sept. 20. The game was held in support of former head coach Morgan Lucas and her daughter Avery’s battle against cancer. At the age of 2 Avery was diagnosed with leukemia in July 2015. To take care of...

Volleyball celebrates senior night with rivalry game

Varsity volleyball seniors pose for a picture before their game against Mehlville.

Shelby Hicks, reporter

October 15, 2015

The Tigers served up a competitive match on Thursday, Oct 8. Not only was the game against OHS rival Mehlville, but it was also senior night for five talented girls. The gym was decorated with balloons, pictures and big giant heads of the seniors. The whole team even wore their senior night shirt...

Volleyball hosts Gateway Matchup Tournament

Caroline Tank, sports editor

October 1, 2015

This past weekend, the girls volleyball team hosted the Gateway Matchup Tournament here at OHS for the 6th year in a row. While varsity was busy playing, JV and freshmen players helped to run the concession stand, keep scores, and line judge. The tournament started on Sept. 16 and ended on Sept. ...

Player of the Week: Sarah Makowski (11)

Player of the Week: Sarah Makowski (11)

Andy Fernandez, Online Editor

October 11, 2011

Middle hitter Sarah Makowski (11) has been a big contributor to volleyball’s success this season. So far, OHS is 20-4 with just three games left before districts. Last week, Makowski led OHS to 2-0 wins over Webster Groves on Oct. 4 and Notre Dame on Oct. 5. Against Webster Groves, Makowski had...

Volleyball starts strong

Volleyball starts strong

David Rohlmann, Reporter

April 1, 2011

With a strong senior class, OHS boys volleyball is expected to have a great season. In their season opener, they dominated in such a fashion that they showed why they have these expectations. OHS started this season with a strong performance against Kirkwood March, 29. OHS defeated Kirkwood...

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