Launch Pad

Launch Pad

Lady Rocket Netters place Third in New Athens Tournament

Megan Rennegarbe, Staff Writer

September 10, 2019

Starting on September 4th, the Lady Rockets volleyball team had a Labor Day Tournament in New Athens that lasted until September 6th. Their first games were on Wednesday the 4th and they played against Pinckneyville and New A...

Lady Rocket Cross Country begins Season

Chloe Tepe, Staff Writer

September 10, 2019

The girls' Cross Country team had a really good start to their season. They started the season off with the New Athens invitationals. Megan Cook got 3rd with the time of 20:39, Chloe Tepe got 9th with the time of 22:28, Cindy g...

Lady Rocket Volleyball Launches Season

Megan Rennegarbe, Staff Writer

September 10, 2019

On Tuesday, August 27, the Lady Rockets Volleyball team started off the season with a win to Marissa. Both JV and Varsity had an excellent game. JV won 15-19 and Varsity won 22-19. They also played on Thursday, August 29, against...

The Rockets Ride to Supers

Nicholas Rulevish, Editor-in-Chief

April 13, 2019

The Rockets in year’s past have been very successful and added on to that success this season. Even though they didn’t make it to State, it’s still quite impressive what they were able to accomplish. They pulled off ano...

Lady Rockets Blast off to a New Season

Briley Rhodes, Staff Writer

April 13, 2019

The Lady Rockets softball season is coming to a start with their first practice just happening this week. Their first game is March 13th versus Centralia.  The coaches for this year's team are Aaron Tebbe and Chris Goforth. ...

Rockets fight through Mater Dei tournament

Nicholas Rulevish, Editor

January 15, 2019

It is now the middle of the season for our boys' basketball team. The Rockets are currently victorious in every one of their regular season games. Recently they’ve beaten Gibault Catholic, Roxana, and Waltonville. However, the t...

Izabella Loquasto, Staff Writer

January 15, 2019

This year's OHS cheerleaders are lead by Coach Amy Welch. There are 13 members on the squad. The oldest members are juniors Alyssa Jenkins, Anna Schmersahl and Abby Schmersahl.  The sophomore members are Jordyn Curtis, Bryleigh Pre...

Update on the Frosh/Soph Rockets!

Dylan Clark, Staff Writer

January 15, 2019

The Freshman and Sophomore boys basketball team has had a good year so far: the Freshman team won their first game of the season at Waterloo Gibault. The roster for the Freshman team this year is Ethan Riechmann, Cole Wiedwilt,...

Rockets Begin Practice for a New Season

Nicholas Rulevish, Editor

November 14, 2018

The Boys Varsity and JV basketball seasons are beginning to start up again. They have completed conditioning and are now officially practicing. The JV and Varsity teams practice together and last year some of those who practice...

Girls’ Cross Country Team qualifies for State Finals

Nicholas Rulevish, Staff Writer

November 9, 2018

The postseason is over and the Okawville cross country team made it past Regionals and over to Sectionals. In order to make it to Sectionals, a team had to get within seventh place at their Regional. The girl's team made it qui...

Cross Country Season Starts Well

Nicholas Rulevish, Sports Editor

November 1, 2018

Cross country season has begun. The runners are already preparing themselves for regionals. The girls' team took home first place at the Marissa meet. In that meet, Abby Riechmann took home first, Chloe Tepe got third, Megan Coo...

Boys’ Golf season underway

Dylan Clark, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018

The boys' golf season has just begun! as of right now (9/12/18) Coach Travis Kuhn and the Varsity roster consists of Dustin Teter, Jackson Heckert, Brock Fuhrhop, Carson Wiese,  Dylan Clark, Levi Traub. The JV roster consists o...

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