Launch Pad

Launch Pad

  • September 30Pink Out t-shirt order forms are due Tuesday, October 2.
  • September 30No School- Monday, October 8
  • September 30Student Council Meeting this Thursday!

Junior High Volleyball set to begin season

Macie Staley, Staff Writer

January 17, 2019

This year the junior high volleyball team has 56 girls.  Each team has around 14 to 15 girls. A lot of the girls who play volleyball play a lot of other sports.  All the girls just got done with conditioning on their first few...

Junior Lady Rocket basketball celebrates their 8th-graders

Hannah Miller, Staff Writer

January 16, 2019

On Monday the 7, the Jr. Lady Rockets played their last regular season game.  It was also our 8th-grade night, which meant that the 8th graders, Ellie Frederking, Hannah Miller, Kylie Buehler, Briley Rhodes, Jordyn Heckert, ...

Junior Rockets prepare for Regionals

Jared Juenger, Staff Writer

January 15, 2019

The Jr. Rockets have two games left this season. The team will play Wesclin on January 17th at Wesclin and Sparta on January 21st, which is 8th-grade night. The boys also have regionals at Signal Hill coming up on the schedule....

Soaring to the Conference Tournament

Jared Juenger, Staff Writer

December 4, 2018

The Jr. Rockets are done with conference games.  The team went 3-6 in conference. They beat Albers 34 to 19, St. Rose 46 to 32, and Lebanon 32 to 18.  The Jr. Rockets lost to Bartelso 50 to 18, Breese, Carlyle 36 to 29, Germa...

Conference Games Begin for Junior Rockets

Jared Juenger, Staff Writer

November 14, 2018

The Jr. High boys’ basketball team’s conference games have started.  Coach Barkau is still very excited about this season. The team has played a total of 8 games going 2-6, and in the conferenc,e they are 0-3.  Both of the tea...

First Tournament Win of the Year for the Junior Lady Rockets

Hannah Miller, Staff Writer

November 14, 2018

The Junior Lady Rockets win the Okawville Round Robin tournament.  Their first game was by sure the least exciting game out of the three games they played.  We won by a lot, we took the lead early and never looked back. That gam...

Soaring Off to a New Season

Briley Rhodes, Staff Writer

November 9, 2018

The Okawville Jr. Lady Rockets’ season is off to an undefeated start.  The 7th-grade players for this years team are Dylan Benson, Annie Culli, Madalina Ehret, Kylie Going, Adysen Harre, Taylor Hettenhausen, Alayna Kraus, Tyn...

Junior Lady Rocket Softball Punches Ticket for State!

Briley Rhodes, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018

Regionals are over and the Jr. Lady Rockets softball team is off to state. In the first game of regionals, the Lady Rockets took on Smithton. The game started off slow for the Lady Rockets, down 6-1 in the top of the 4th innin...

Junior Lady Rockets Travel to State Tournament

Macie Staley, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018

Okawville Jr Lady Rockets lost their first state game.  The girls took a hard loss with a score of 10-3. We had game tied in the third inning.  The score was 2-2. Then the fourth inning they got runs up on us. By the end of th...

Off to a Great Start

Hannah Miller, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018

The junior high girls' basketball season has started out with a win  Their first game was on Thursday, October 18. They beat Centralia, at Centralia.  They won 41 to 25. We pulled away early in the game and kept the lead the ...

The Season of a New Beginning

Jared Juenger, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018

The junior high boys' basketball season has already started!  The junior high boys are hoping for a new and improved team this season.  The team seemed to struggle last year as 7th graders. The team has been practicing very h...

A Season Ended Early

Jared Juenger, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018

The Okawville Jr. High baseball team’s year has come to an end.  The Jr. Rockets lost to their rival, the Nashville Jr. Hornets, 15 to 0 in their first regional game and last game as a team.  Okawville went through four p...

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