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Jr. Lady Rocket Softball on a winning streak

Adysen Harre, Staff Writer

September 12, 2019

The Jr. Lady Rockets have continued their season with only 2 losses to Wesclin and Trico. They have beaent Carlyle, Centralia, Woodlawn, Nashville, Lebanon, Waltonville and Freeburg. The Jr. Lady Rockets played in the Centralia...

Jr. Rocket Baseball continues season

Bennett Krohne, Staff Writer

September 11, 2019

The Jr. Rockets have continued their season, and their record is 1-11. The Rockets played the Carlyle Indians on Wednesday, August 28. Okawville had a tough time fielding and lost 12-2. On the weekend of August 30, and 31, the Rocke...

Junior Rocket Softball on the rise!

Raegan Luechtefeld, Staff Writer

September 10, 2019

The Jr. Lady Rocket softball team started their season with a win against Freeburg at home. They were able to beat Freeburg in four innings with a final score of 15-0. For the  Jr. Lady Rocket’s second game they played Wesclin...

New Season for Junior Rocket Baseball

Bennett Krohne, Staff Writer

September 10, 2019

The Okawville Jr. High boys baseball season has kicked off and the Jr. Rockets have started the season with an 0-3 record. They hosted their first game against the Freeburg Midgets. The Rockets were hanging on 4-0 until the M...

JH track finishes seniors

Briley Rhodes, Staff Writer

September 10, 2019

Many of our JR.High track runners have qualified for state. This included three 8th graders and four 7th graders.  The three 8th graders were Hayden Shubert who qualified for the long jump. Maci Wolf who made it for the high j...

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...

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