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Golfing with the Girls

December 6, 2020 9:37pm | Julia Mclean

Have you heard about the new sporting team for girls? Girls golf is now available for girls who are interested in taking up the relaxing sport. The girls competed a whole season on their own, the first year they were independent from the boys team. […]

Dancing Through the Storm

December 6, 2020 3:56pm | Colette Methling

Empty bleachers, unmarked fields and masked practices are the new reality of JV and varsity teams throughout OTHS. It feels strange that chilly, fall Friday nights in Ottawa are not being accompanied by football games filled with spirited cheerleaders, booming band music and the dazzling […]

Keep Your Head in the Game

December 6, 2020 3:52pm | Alexandra Boe

As the sweat started to run down the players faces, they made it to the end. Due to Covid, many sport seasons were postponed. However, the girls still had their tennis season. It was a successful season, but sadly came to an end. Covid took […]

Racing to the Finish Line

December 6, 2020 3:39pm | Alora Hyatt

The cross-country season came and went faster than you can say go. From mid-August to late October, the runners gave it all they had while still following the social distancing rules and wearing masks at all times. The pandemic changed many aspects of cross country, […]

Sept. Female Athlete of the Month: Lauren Mucci

November 20, 2019 6:16pm | Alicia Graham

Senior Lauren Mucci has dedicated fourteen years of her life to dance and has been successful from the start. Mucci has won several awards for her dancing and even was a member of the state champion Pirate Poms last year. “Lauren is an extremely talented […]

Sept. Male Athlete of the Month: Carter Chiaventone

November 20, 2019 6:15pm | Sammy Straith

Christiano Ronaldo once said, “Maybe they hate me because I’m too good.” This can surely be said for athlete of the month senior Carter Chiaventone when he steps onto the soccer field. Chiaventone uses this kind confidence on and off the field. Chiaventone has been […]

Oct. Male Athlete of the Month: Keegan Nagle

November 20, 2019 6:08pm | Alexandria Merkerson

This month’s male AOTM is cross country runner senior Keegan Nagle. Nagle has participated in track and cross country every year since freshman year. He runs to stay in shape and doesn’t miss a beat. He practices with the team every day after school and […]

Oct. Female Athlete of the Month: Hannah Duggan

November 20, 2019 6:07pm | Saffron Walter

Ready “fore” some golf? Hannah Duggan is. The freshman has already made her mark as a female golfer. Duggan said how she had been taught by her father to play at a young age. “I started when I was about 10 . . . I […]

Nov. Male Athlete of the Month: Jake Ovanic

November 20, 2019 5:55pm | Sammy Straith

“Oh captain, my captain.” Senior Jake Ovanic has been playing football for 8 years and has been on the varsity team since his sophomore year. He is also a varsity member on both the swim team and the track team. This year Ovanic was chosen […]

Nov. Female Athlete of the Month: Jenna Nink

November 20, 2019 5:54pm | Rhianna Brown

Competition makes each game more exciting than before. The rush of adrenaline, crowds cheering the team on and getting the winning point are all events that senior Jenna Nink experiences as a student-athlete. “On bus rides or in the locker room my teammates and I […]