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Oakville will get a new football coach as Conners steps down after 14 years

The Oakville Tigers facing off against Parkway Central Sept. 1, 2017.

By Stephen Glover, Sports Reporter

July 30, 2020

If the 2020 high-school football season kicks off next month, there will be a new head coach for the Oakville Tigers. Mike Genge has taken over the program after former head coach Arlee Conners stepped down after 14 years at the helm of the program. No votes have been taken by the Mehlville Board o...

Oakville boys varsity swim and dive team wins a Suburban Conference championship

The Oakville boys varsity swim team celebrates its conference championship Nov. 5 at Clayton High School. Photo by Carly Sullens Photography.

November 24, 2019

The Oakville boys varsity swim team brought home a conference title Nov. 5 at Clayton High School, in addition to earning a third-place finish at the Rockwood Summit Invite in October and boasting 10 consideration times for state. The Tigers were named the Suburban Conference Pool Green champions after beat...

Oakville’s soccer runs down teams with a goal of returning to playoffs

New Oakville soccer head coach Brad Oestreich takes over for Jordan Klipsch,
who had taken over from longtime coaching legend Dave Robben.

September 5, 2019

By STEPHEN GLOVER For the Call With a core group of six returning starters and a new head coach, the Oakville High boys soccer team is looking to make a return trip to the playoffs. Former assistant Brad Oestreich takes over the program in his third season at Oakville after coaching at Fulton from...

Young team in 2019 for OHS cross country

Oakville High head coach Steve Headrick says his boys cross country Tigers are young, but are running for a strong top five this year.

August 31, 2019

By BILL MILLIGAN For the Call The Oakville High School boys cross country team is hoping for a bright future this season. That’s the assessment from head coach Steve Headrick after the first week of practice. “The boys are a young team this year,” Hedrick said. “We have quite a few new kids t...

Oakville football hopes turnaround coming after lack of wins last year

Pictured above: The Oakville High School football team.

August 28, 2019

By Stephen Glover For the Call Simply said, 2018 was a tough season for the Oakville High School football team. The Tigers’ record of 1-9 marked the worst performance under head coach Arlee Conners. “We’re going to be so much better than last year,” Conners said. “We had a lot of young ...

Pat Maroon started as Oakville’s hockey star

Pat Maroon started as Oakville’s hockey star

June 6, 2019

Mick O’Halloran, who has been with the Oakville Hockey Club since the 2000-2001 season, keeps up with all of his former athletes. He keeps track of where they are going and what teams they’re playing for once they leave, holding on to some of their old jerseys and other items. Pictured above are...

Oakville earns solid win against Francis Howell, looks to Eureka

Oakville’s Hunter Iffland slides home safely as Mehlville catcher Carmen Fuller awaits the throw from his defense in a March 2019 game. Photo by Bill Milligan.

April 10, 2019

By Stephen Glover For the Call Oakville Tigers baseball broke a three-game losing streak with a 2-1 win at home against Francis Howell last week, behind a solid eight-inning performance by starting pitcher James Whitman. The win for Oakville (5-8) inches the Tigers one step closer to the .500 mark, ...

Numbers bode well for Tigers cross country

High numbers of boys turning out for the Oakville Tigers boys’ cross country team is a good thing for the team’s competition, Coach Kevin Niedringhaus says. Photo by bill Milligan.

September 2, 2018

High numbers of boys turning out for the Oakville Tigers boys’ cross country team is a good thing for the team’s competition, Coach Kevin Niedringhaus says. Photo by Bill Milligan. By Stephen Glover For the Call With 20 athletes on the roster, the 2018 Oakville Senior High boys’ cross country tea...

Veterans key as Oakville High soccer team showcases its ‘grit-and-grind style’

Veterans key as Oakville High soccer team showcases its ‘grit-and-grind style’

September 1, 2018

By Stephen Glover For the Call There is a long and storied tradition of winning for Oakville Senior High varsity boys’ soccer, and head coach Jordan Klipsch believes that his Tigers have the “grit and grind” to get back to that in 2018. Oakville is looking to bounce back from an 11-12-1 campaign, as...

Oakville swimming welcomes youth movement

Oakville swimming welcomes youth movement

August 28, 2018

The Oakville High School varsity boys’ swim team welcomes a new crop of younger athletes this year, a phenomenon head coach Dan Schoenfeldt believes will take the team to a new level. Photo by Bill Milligan. By Stephen Glover For the Call A youth movement is underway with the Oakville Senior High varsity boys...

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