Girls’ Golf Placed Third in Districts

Cassidy Cox, Staff Writer
May 11, 2017
Filed under News, Sports

The Oak Ridge Girls golf team finished third at the District Competition in April. “We made it to districts and finished third, which was really exciting and fun. It was cool to see all of our hard work pay off,” sophomore Sloane Bennett said. The team had high expectations going into the season...

Tennis Takes on Districts

Dani Parker, Staff Writer
May 11, 2017
Filed under Sports

The Junior Varsity and Varsity Tennis teams both traveled to their district meet in the first week of April. The Junior Varsity tournament was held at College Park on April 12th and the Varsity meet was at Montgomery on April 5th and 6th. Both JV and Varsity didn’t advance farther than quarter...

Girls Track Looks Back on Past Season

Torie Johnson, Staff Writer
May 11, 2017
Filed under Sports

With track season just finishing, Head Girls Track Coach Jessica Dorris and the team reflect on how this past season compared to others. “I feel like I’ve been running my whole life, I was a distance runner in school, I swam, and played soccer. I was a pretty competitive athlete in elementary,...

Softball Dominates their Season Making It To Playoffs

Sidney Hinz, Staff Writer
May 11, 2017
Filed under Sports

Softball dominates their season thus far with an astonishing record, making it to playoffs thanks to their hard work, dedication, talented players, and an overall bond on and off the field. Through the teams blood, sweat, and tears, they worked incredibly hard and made it all the way to playoffs...

Rush Prepares Teams for Spring Football

Daisy Cooley, Staff Writer
May 11, 2017
Filed under Sports

Spring football is approaching fast, and Varsity Football Coach Dereck Rush has been working to prepare his teams for the new challenges both on and off the field. “We’re getting prepared for spring football, but I don’t think we’re quite ready yet. It’s a process in place right...

Baseball Steals Their Way to Victory

Jarod Hercules, Staff Writer
May 11, 2017
Filed under Sports

The baseball team has had quite the season so far.Despite some hardship at the start of the season, they continue to look forward with their heads held high for playoffs in Area against Coppel on Friday the 12th and Saturday the 13th. “So far the season has been really good to us, even though...

Myers Tackles his Last Rugby Season

Kayla Smith, Staff Writer
April 6, 2017
Filed under Features, Sports

Undefeated on the rugby field, Senior Matthew Myers prepares for his journey to state with The Woodlands Area Rugby Team and the hard work that comes with it. Never giving up on what he loves, he sets his goals high for his last year on the team. “This is my last season before I leave the...

Q&A with Girls State Relay Swimmers

Brooke Cotten, News & Feature Editor
February 24, 2017
Filed under Features, Sports

After many months of tiring meets and practices, two girls swim relay teams qualified to swim in the state meet. This was an amazing opportunity for them to prove that their hard work had worked in their favor. _____________________________________________ Emily Henson- 12th grade Q:Which relays...

Cheerleaders Crowned National Game Day Champs

Daisy Cooley, Staff Writer
February 24, 2017
Filed under News, Sports

The cheerleaders tumbled their way to first place at the UCA High School Nationals in Walt Disney World and returned home as National Champions, bringing them closer as both a team and a family. “The title we won was National Champs in the Game Day division, at the National level with high schools...

Hoherz Heads to Iowa State for Diving

Lily Martinez, Staff Writer
February 24, 2017
Filed under Features, Sports

Senior Anton Hoherz will fulfil his dream of attending a college who recognizes his hard work this fall at Iowa State University fdue to = his individual performance as a talented diver. “I always loved being in the water, and when I saw divers dive while I was swimming, I really wanted...

Tennis Preps For Spring Season

Torie Johnson, Staff Writer
February 24, 2017
Filed under Sports

Withthe tennis Spring season in full swing, Tennis Coach Daniel Womack is preping the team to do their best in districts and matches after coaching for almost two decades. “I’ve been playing for 27 years, and coaching for about 14. Helping people get to places they never thought they would...

Stuard Commits to University of Houston

Emma Stanley, Senior Editor
February 24, 2017
Filed under Features, Sports

With lots of hard work, sweat, and tears, Senior Varsity Football Player Grant Stuard has finally has commited to the University of Houston. Stuard has been looking forward to this his whole life, and is finally ready to now move onto this next chapter in his life. “I made the decision...