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Lady Rockets participate in Paws Shootout

Megan Rennegarbe, Staff Writer

January 10, 2020

On Saturday, January 4th, Breese Central hosted the Paws Shootout. This shootout was sponsored by Jansen Chevrolet. The Okawville Lady Rockets participated in this shootout, both the JV and Varsity team played Goreville. The ...

Lady Rocket Netters Finish Season

Megan Rennegarbe, Staff Writer

December 12, 2019

The Lady Rocket Volleyball Team played in the Regional Tournament October 29th - 31st. Their first match in Regionals was against Madison. They played an amazing game beating Madison by 15 points both matches. They ended up wit...

Lady Rockets begin Season

Briley Rhodes, Staff Writer

December 6, 2019

The Lady Rockets started the season off with the Nashville invitational tournament.  The starters for the Varsity team are Megan Schleifer, Delaney Toensing, Megan Rennegarbe, Briley Rhodes, and players Raegan Luechtefeld and ...

Lady Rocket Basketball Readies for Season

Briley Rhodes, Staff Writer

November 21, 2019

The Lady Rockets Basketball team has started practice.  The team is running a little low on players this year with only 13.  Members of this 13 are Seniors Megan Schleifer, Delaney Toensing, and Grace Foster. The Juniors are S...

Lady Rocket Volleyball plays Freeburg Tournament

Jordyn Heckert, Staff Writer

November 19, 2019

On October 19, the Varsity Volleyball Team played in the Freeburg Tournament. They played their first match against Greenville. In the first set, they won 25-12. They fought a tough game in the second set, but lost 28-27 whic...

Girls’ Invitational Golf Tournament

Macie Staley, Staff Writer

November 4, 2019

The Okawville Invitational at Roland Memorial Golf Course went great for the girls. Chloe Kraus, Amy Koch, Katelyn Alvis, Avery Killion, and Macie Staley played in the 18 hole tournament. Chloe Kraus shot 80 overall, 38 on th...

Boys’ Invitational Golf Tournament

Macie Staley, Staff Writer

November 4, 2019

The Okawville Boys Invitational Golf meet at Roland Memorial Golf Course went great. Jackson Hecket, Carson Wiese, Dillon Teter, Levi Traub, Brock Fuhrhop, and Lucas Frederking played in the Okawville Invitational. Jackson Heckert s...

Volleyball prepares for Regionals

Megan Rennegarbe, Staff Writer

October 28, 2019

Volleyball Regionals is on Monday, October 28, and the team is very excited about it. They have been practicing non stop in preparation for the big game. The team has already set the school record of wins in a season with 20 win...

Girls’ Cross Country Competes at Benton

Chloe Tepe, Staff Writer

October 23, 2019

The Girl’s Cross Country team had one meet this past week, which was the Benton Invitational.  It is one of the biggest meets that Okawville goes to throughout the season. There was a total of 114 runners in the varsity race...

Lady Rocket Basketball conditioning has begun

Briley Rhodes, Staff Writer

October 17, 2019

The high school girls’ basketball team has started conditioning for this year’s season.  Players who are not currently involved in fall sports are expected to attend. Members starting the conditioning right now are Senior Delaney To...

Girls Cross Country continues improvement

Chloe Tepe, Staff Writer

October 10, 2019

The girl’s cross country team had two meets this past week.  The first one was the Chester Invitational. Megan Cook got 4th with the time of 21:05, Cindy Snyder got 14th with the time of 22:01, Chloe Tepe got 20th with the ti...