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, Social Media Coordinator

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...

Weight Room Gets Face Lift

The outside of the new and improved weight room

Davin Smith, Sports Editor

August 22, 2019

The OHS weight room is sporting a new look. From the chipped paint to the equipment the OHS multipurpose room was old and out of date.  First the main entrance and inner walls received a fresh coat of paint. After the paint dried, the new weights replaced the old equipment and were placed on t...

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The outdated OHS weight room.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...

Neal places fourth at state wrestling championship

Austin Neal (11) finishes fourth in the 145 lb. weight class at the state wrestling championship in Columbia, MO on Feb. 21.

Katelyn Pike, features editor

February 25, 2015

A new name is going up on the wall of the multi-purpose room; for the second year in a row, OHS has a wrestler ranked in the top five in Missouri. After finishing the regular season with 44 wins and only seven losses, third-year wrestler Austin Neal (11) placed fourth in the 145 lb. weight class at...

Tigers take successful trip to Columbia

Lucas Bennett, Business Manager

December 20, 2013

OHS wrestling had success last weekend (Dec. 13 and 14) at a meet in Columbia. Even though the team went 2-3, many of the wrestlers had a great weekend. Adam Roland (12) and Michael Dickens (12) both went 2-3. Dominic O’Neil (12), Matt Ream (12), Bryce Davis (12), and Connor Hardesty (11) were all...

Tigers send three to state

Tigers send three to state

Leo Carroll, Sports Editor

February 12, 2013

The OHS wrestling team had the district tournament this past weekend at Christian Brothers College. The team performed fairly well qualifying three wrestlers to state and had three guys missed state by one match. Dominic O’Neil (11) at 126, Dan Zehnle (12) 152, and Tyrone Willis (12) at 220 all qualified...

Wrestling has high hopes

Wrestling has high hopes

Leo Carroll, Sports Editor

January 29, 2013

With one week left until districts OHS varsity wrestling has high hopes for the state tournament. Key wrestlers Tommy Suda (10), Austin Neal (9), Josh Lorenz (12), Nic O’Neil (11), Tyrone Willis (12), and Jimmy Broderick (12) have been wrestling well, and are hoping to qualify for state. Neal and...

Wrestling pins Type One Diabetes and Lindbergh

Wrestling pins Type One Diabetes and Lindbergh

Leo Carroll, Sports Editor

December 6, 2012

On Dec. 5, OHS and Lindbergh High School teamed up to raise money for Type One Diabetes research. Along with raising money for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) there was a dual, and OHS won 40-31. The dual went well for OHS with wins from Aaron Hinson (11) at 182, Dan Zehnle (12) at...

Bromeier & Jackson advance to state

Bromeier & Jackson advance to state

Andy Fernandez, Sports Editor

February 14, 2011

Last year at the district wrestling tournament, Jon Bromeier (10) and Matt Jackson (12) came close to qualifying for state, Bromeier two matches away and Jackson one match away. This year, Bromeier and Jackson both went 3-1 in the district tournament at Northwest High School, advancing them to the...

Wrestling makes a run for state

Wrestling makes a run for state

Hannah Church, Reporter

February 11, 2011

As the OHS Wrestling team gears up for state, they are hoping for success. With just a few days to go, the Tigers are preparing to take home the gold. With Districts this weekend (Feb. 11-12 at Northwest High School) and state just a week after on Feb. 17, the Tigers are doing anything but taking...

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