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St. Louis County school districts, including Mehlville and Lindbergh, weigh whether to postpone fall sports as parents protest

The rain-delayed matchup between Lindbergh High School and Mehlville High School Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019, 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.

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

September 15, 2020

St. Louis County school districts, including Mehlville and Lindbergh, are weighing whether to postpone fall sports to the spring as parents protest the county’s sports restrictions aimed at preventing COVID-19 among teenagers. Surrounding counties such as Jefferson and St. Charles have started their...

Mike Genge named new Oakville football coach, practices resume after positive case

Coach Arlee Conners

By Stephen Glover, Sports Reporter

August 28, 2020

If the 2020 high-school football season kicks off, 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. The Mehlville Board of Education voted unanimously in its Aug. 2...

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 softball has ‘outstanding’ season, slams out in sectional

Oakville softball has ‘outstanding’ season, slams out in sectional

November 5, 2019

Photos by Bill Milligan. By Stephen Glover For the Call A loss ended hopes for the district champion Oakville softball team in sectionals. The Oakville softball team dropped a 10-3 decision to the Northwest Lions in the Missouri Class 4 state sectional Oct. 23, down 6-0 after the first innin...

Oakville volleyball crowned district champs; play in sectional Saturday

The 2019 Oakville Tigers volleyball team celebrates winning the district championship Wednesday in House Springs.

November 1, 2019

The Oakville High School volleyball team earned the district title Wednesday night at Northwest by defeating Lindbergh and Seckman in back-to-back matches. The team now has a record of 29-2-1 and will face Lafayette from the Rockwood School District at 1 p.m. Saturday at Oakville High School, 5557...

Incorporation, schools top 1991 news stories

Incorporation, schools top 1991 news stories

September 23, 2019

By Susan Spanel For the Call Originally published January 2, 1992 Efforts to incorporate South County were the top news stories in 1991, followed by school news both good and bad. Mehlville’s continuing money woes and Lindbergh’s audit, student walkout and boundary changes were hot copy. And then there ...

Oakville golf driving for a turnaround

Oakville High head coach Emily Baker says she’s looking for a pair of seniors
to provide leadership for her young team, which will be battle-tested in matches.

September 6, 2019

By BILL MILLIGAN For the Call Oakville High School girls golf coach Emily Baker hopes her young team can avoid a repeat of 2018 this season. “Last year was a bit rough for us as a team,” Baker said. “We had only five girls out for the team and only one of them had any experience. That indiv...

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...

Oakville girls cross country tries to put best foot forward without a full team

New Oakville girls cross country head coach Kelsey Tunze started a running program at Cliff Cave County Park, and has 10 girls on the team this year.

August 31, 2019

By BILL MILLIGAN For the Call Oakville High School girls cross country has a new head coach this season in Kelsey Tunze. “It feels great,” Tunze said of her first year as head coach. “I’m honored to have the position and to work with these girls.” Tunze, who graduated from Orchard Far...

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