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February Male Athlete of the Month: Jordan Ovanic

March 1, 2018 7:13pm | Rachel Mueller

For some athletes, competing on the Division I level is just a dream. For senior Jordan Ovanic, it’s becoming a reality. Ovanic has been swimming since he was in first grade and has only improved since. He has swam on the high school team since […]

Bikini Bottom Who?

March 1, 2018 7:00pm | Katie McGraw

Number one in the league, at the top of their game and with a record of 9-0, the Bikini Bottom Ballers are a force to be reckoned with. The Bikini Bottom Ballers is a first-year, fresh-out-of-the-gate basketball team made up of students from Ottawa that […]

February Female Athlete of the Month: Angelique Cowan

March 1, 2018 6:48pm | Chloe Bruck

To junior Angelique Cowan basketball is not just a sport, it’s a lifestyle. Cowan fell in love with the sport in first grade when she began playing and has been competing since then. Her love for the sport has extended beyond school competitions. She has […]

Pirates Take on London

January 30, 2018 6:55pm | Chloe Bruck

While most students are relaxing and taking a break from school, six poms were busy making memories to last a lifetime in London with other dancers from the Universal Dance Association. At UDA summer camp this year seniors Madi Lindenbaum and Rylee Madden, juniors Savanna […]

January Female Athlete of the Month: Emma Lieser

January 30, 2018 6:50pm | Rachel Mueller

Bowling is right up senior and captain Emma Lieser’s alley. Lieser has played on the varsity girls bowling team all four years of high school and is excited to take on being the captain of the team for the second year in a row. Lieser […]

Female Athlete of the Month: Antonia Edwards-Froisland

December 12, 2017 4:32pm | Rachel Mueller

Hoop, she did it again. Junior Antonia Edwards-Froisland has been playing basketball since she was six years old and has big plans for the next two years on varsity. Edwards-Froisland has been playing for the OHS basketball team since the summer before her freshman year, […]

Male Athlete of the Month: Isaac Jung

December 11, 2017 4:38pm | Chloe Bruck

Senior Isaac Jung has been bowling for as long as he can remember. His mother used to take him to the alley with her when she would have her own bowling league events. “It’s [the bowling alley] like a second home,” Jung said. This childhood […]

The Artists Behind it All

November 15, 2017 4:41pm | Chloe Bruck

Every good news story needs a headline, and so do amazing student sections. Three years ago, the Superfan club decided to form a group of members to make posters to be placed on the bleachers under the football student section area. Each poster is affiliated […]

Tennis Team Triumph

November 15, 2017 4:28pm | Rachel Mueller

Number four in the state, number one in our hearts. Junior Ellie Gallagher and senior Katie McGraw made their debut at the state tennis championship as a doubles team for the third year in a row on October 20. The duo advanced to the Final […]

November Female Athlete of the Month: Maddie Lowery

November 14, 2017 4:48pm | Maya Quick

“Three cheers old high for you,” senior Maddie Lowery flies high for the cheerleading squad. Lowery got her start cheerleading nine years ago. Attending countless cheer camps when she was young Lowery set her goals to becoming a Pirate cheerleader. Lowery has been a member […]