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Dodgeball tournament provides an Awesome experience

Colby Wyatt, Sports Editor

January 20, 2016

Filed under News, Sports

  Dodge, duck, dip, dive and dodge!   OHS’s annual dodgeball tournament was held last week, with ten teams vying for school-wide bragging rights and the title of Dodgeball Champions before Team Awesome capt...

Alabama gains another National College Football Championship Trophy

Alexa Fuenmayor, Sports Editor

January 20, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Sports

After almost all the college bowl games ended with victors winning by a longshot, Alabama defeated Clemson 45-40 in a close game on Jan. 11 to win the NCCA FB Championship. The University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, where...

Girls’ soccer team kicks off their new season

Alexa Fuenmayor, Sports Editor

December 16, 2015

Filed under Sports

Cold weather, people huddled together under blankets in the stands and a lot of goals means the girls’ soccer season has begun. Varsity After two years, the varsity team underwent a staffing change and new head coach Josh Gibbs has made...

New coaching staff motivates Lady Eagles

Alexa Fuenmayor, Sports Editor

December 16, 2015

Filed under Sports

With balls dribbling up and down the gym, the girls’ basketball season has started. Varsity For six years, the coaching staff has repeatedly changed, but this year’s coaching staff seems to stick. Maddie Loos, junior, has...

The future is bright for boys’ basketball teams

Colby Wyatt, Sports Editor

December 15, 2015

Filed under Sports

Having an almost entirely new team, with as many freshmen as seniors, the varsity basketball team looks to start building for future success.   “Our first expectation is that we would just get better,” said Matt Kin...

Boys’ soccer team aims to capture state ring

Colby Wyatt, Sports Editor

December 15, 2015

Filed under Sports

Sacrifice.   That is the mindset that the Eagles boys soccer program has going into their season. After losing in the state championship last year, they hope sacrifice is the key to winning that final game of the sea...

Eagle athletes prepare for State

Travis Robertson and Abbie Gheju, Hard News/Online Editor and Staff Writer

November 9, 2015

Filed under Sports

  Golf, volleyball, badminton, swim and dive all have state competitions this week and we got in touch with some of them to see what's going through their minds. Q: How was the journey leading up to State? What did you ...

Eagles anticipate going deep into playoffs

Alexa Fuenmayor, Sports Editor

October 22, 2015

Filed under Sports

Save a spot for your Friday nights because football season is here. Over the summer, OHS was moved down from Division I to Division II, meaning a whole new set of teams for the Eagles to play. “We have to play at the same level as la...

Badminton smashes the new season

Alexa Fuenmayor, Sports Editor

October 22, 2015

Filed under Sports

With birdies flying in the air, the badminton season is in full swing with some changes already in play. To add an extra hand, a new assistant coach was brought on, which Susan Chen, senior and co-captain of the badminton tea...

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