Area Sports

Lady Rockets Win Regional, Move on to Sectional Thursday

The Okawville Lady Rockets added some hardware to the school’s trophy case by winning the Class 1A Albion Regional last week. Beating Gibault and Woodlawn. Full game details and stats are in this week’s issue. Okawville 42, Gibault 20 Okawville 44, Woodlawn 34 Lady Rockets Advance to Sectional Title Game The Lady Rocket defense came…

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Rockets Beat New Athens, Red Bud Last Week As Post-Season Approaches

By Jon Kraus The Okawville Rockets returned to action on Tuesday to play host to the New Athens Yellowjackets. The Rockets defended their home court with a 64-47 win. Okawville got off to a quick start outscoring New Athens 16-7 after the first quarter. The Rockets kept the pressure up in the second quarter allowing…

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Lady Titans Just Keep Winning; Four All-Tournament Team Selections

The Immanuel Lutheran/Trinity-St. John Lady Titans reeled off three more wins to claim the big trophy at the Trinity Lutheran Springfield All Lutheran Tournament last weekend. Samantha  Brinkmann, Bening, Obermeier and Summer  Brinkmann were selected for the All Tournament Team. The three tournament wins upped the Lady Titans’ record to 31-2 on the season. Read…

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The 1970 Okawville Rockets: Looking Back 50 Years

On February 18, at the Rockets’ last home game of the season, the 1970 Rockets team will be recognized. Coach David Luechtefeld will share some thoughts and introduce the players and cheerleaders. The 1970 Rockets were the first basketball team from Okawville High School to win Regional, Sectional, and Supersectional championships, advance to the Elite…

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Obermeier Nets 1,000th Career Point for ILS/TSJ

Raelynn Obermeier of the Immanuel Lutheran/Trinity-St. John Lady Titans was honored for scoring her 1,000th career point during her junior high career. Obermeier reached the milestone during the third quarter of the SIJHSAA State Semifinal game against New Simpson Hill. The Lady Titans finished second in the Class S State Final after losing to Okawville…

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Foster First OHS Grad To Earn Volleyball Scholarship

The Okawville High volleyball program has hit a benchmark of having its first player to receive a scholarship. Grace Foster received an athletic scholarship to play volleyball with the Missouri Baptist University Spartans in Creve Coeur, Missouri. She will play with the junior varsity team and serve as the manager for the varsity team. Foster…

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Rockets Return to Action With Two Straight Wins

After a week off, the Okawville Rockets returned to action on Friday night with a tough home 47-35 win over Columbia. On Saturday night the Rockets hit the road again to take on Lebanon. The Rockets started well in this game on both ends and led 25-3 after the first quarter. The Rockets (13-7) had…

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