The school newspaper of Oakville High School


The school newspaper of Oakville High School


The school newspaper of Oakville High School


Talia Reed (10) practices wrestling her partner.

One of Now Many

Jaylin Hunt, JI Reporter December 17, 2022

OHS has many students that participate in other activities. One of the biggest being sports, like wrestling. Since last year, OHS has had their first ever girls wrestling team. One of these girl wrestlers...

Aydan Squires (11) and Talia Reed (10) practice hand fighting and takedowns at practice Monday, Nov. 28. “To mentally prepare, I try to keep a positive mindset and I just think about how I’ve already done this a whole year, Squires said, and so there’s nothing I havent seen before here and its just another day of practicing or a match, and theres nothing bad that could happen. Squires said she was excited to get the new season started.

New Beginnings

Talia Reed, JI Reporter November 29, 2022

The OHS wrestling 2022-2023 season began and many things are changing on and off the mat.  “It’s awesome. I’ve been waiting for it for a very long time, and I've been wanting to be here at Oakville...

Ethan Venable (9) taking down his opponent during a match against Brentwood.

Boys wrestling sends freshman Venable to state

Jojo LaBrier, Sports Editor March 12, 2021

Although boys wrestling wrapped up its season recently with a 10-5 record in dual meets, the season is not quite over for everyone. One of the team’s standout wrestlers is headed to the Class 4 state...

Julian Davies (11) pins competition to the mat

Davies ‘pins’ the competition

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...

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

Wrestling ‘taps’ out first half of season

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...

The outside of the new and improved weight room

Weight Room Gets Face Lift

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...

The outdated OHS weight room.

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...

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

Neal places fourth at state wrestling championship

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...

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...

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...

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),...

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...

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