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As alumni watch rivals’ football game, Panthers prey on Tigers

Mehlville Panthers quarterback Evan Robertson takes the ball from the Flyers in the rain-delayed, mud-soaked game in September. Photo by Bill Milligan.

October 30, 2019

By Stephen Glover For the Call Behind an explosive running game, the Mehlville High football team defeated archrival Oakville High 51-0 at home last week, as the district’s new Alumni Hall of Famers looked on after their induction. The win for the Panthers (6-3) marked their fifth victory in a row...

First Mehlville High football game moved to Oakville Saturday night

The rain-delayed matchup between Lindbergh High School and Mehlville High School Saturday had all the ingredients of a state playoff game, despite being the first week of the 2019 season. Mehlville fell to Lindbergh 17-10. Photo by Bill Milligan.

September 6, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Mehlville High School’s first home football game will be played on the field at archrival Oakville High School due to delays with installing the high school’s new bleachers. Oakville will hold its first football game at 7 p.m. Friday against Par...

Mehlville bans bags and backpacks from all sporting events in wake of violence at football games

The rain-delayed matchup between Lindbergh High School and Mehlville High School Saturday had all the ingredients of a state playoff game, despite being the first week of the 2019 season. Mehlville fell to Lindbergh 17-10. Photo by Bill Milligan.

September 6, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Bags and backpacks will no longer be allowed at Oakville and Mehville high school football games under new security measures the Mehlville School District is implementing for athletic events. The new rules come in the wake of a quadru...

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 ...

Football Flyers defeat the Tigers in a shutout

Lindbergh head coach Nathan Norman begins his third year at the helm of the football Flyers and is optimistic about the 2018 season. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

September 21, 2018

By Stephen Glover For the Call The Lindbergh High football team hammered the Oakville Tigers 28-0 Friday, behind Bobby Tessler’s 186 yards rushing on just 20 carries. The win for Lindbergh (3-1) marked the fifth straight year that the Flyers have beaten the Tigers and was their first shutout sin...

Oakville High football team hoping to score victories in ‘golden’ 2018

Oakville High football team hoping  to score victories in ‘golden’ 2018

August 29, 2018

Oakville High head coach Arlee Conners is pleased with the hard work his players put in during the offseason and hopes that translates to wins on the field this fall. Photo by Bill Milligan By STEPHEN GLOVER For the Call After a solid summer campaign, the Oakville Senior High varsity football team i...

Oakville football team practices with Marines during boot camp

Oakville Bootcamp

July 19, 2018

By Stephen Glover For the Call One of the keys to success in high-school football is being prepared both on the field as well as in the weight room. The Oakville Tigers received a unique opportunity last month as they were coached through a boot-camp-style workout conducted by the United States Marine Co...

Oakville High School installs new field turf

Oakville High School installs new field turf

June 24, 2018

Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. In addition to Mehlville High School’s new gym floor and pool repairs, the Mehlville School District is busy this summer installing new turf on their home football field at Oakville High School.

Oakville High football players read to students

Oakville High football players read to students

November 25, 2017

Members of the Oakville High School football team visited Oakville Elementary School last week to read books to students there. School officials say both the elementary school students and the football players enjoyed the experience. Above, Oakville High sophomore Kyle Gokin reads to Oakville Elemen...

Oakville football finishes 3-7 for the season

Oakville football finishes 3-7 for the season

October 26, 2017

By Robert Chalupny For the Call The Oakville High School varsity football team fell to Summit 35-21 in playoff action Friday night, ending the Tigers’ season. Oakville finished 3-7 on the year. The season ended on a disappointing note the week before the Tigers' last game when Oakville lost to...

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