Area Sports

Lady Rocket Netters Ready to Chase First Volleyball Regional

The Okawville High School volleyball season begins next week. The Lady Rockets returns some experienced players and hope to compete for the school’s first ever regional title in volleyball. Read more about this season’s team in this week’s issue. 2019 Schedule Aug 27 at Marissa Aug 29 at Nashville Sep 3-6  New Athens Tourney Sep…

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Rocket Golfers Tee Off 2019 Season

Dillon Teter (left) and Jacksen Heckert during the Rockets’ first match against Wesclin last week. Results of the meet were not made available at press time. Keep checking our latest issues for updates as the season progresses.

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Lady Rockets Take Second in First Golf Match

The Okawville Lady Rocket golf has its largest team in years, with many young, new players competing. The Lady Rockets had their first match of the season at The Orchards against Mascoutah and Gibault. Okawville played well for their first match, beating Gibault by a whopping 31 strokes, but came up just short of Mascoutah…

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Frederking Tours Europe Playing Hoops

Noah Frederking traveled with the University of Evansville basketball team on an 11-day trip to Europe to play professional teams in England, Belgium and France. The Purple Aces won all three games. Frederking will be a junior at Evansville during the upcoming basketball season. Read the full story on the team’s travels and Frederking’s performance,…

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Local Teen Places In Grand American Trap Shooting

Austin Schaeffer, better known as Doc, and his Lindenwood University shooting team placed in the Grand American at  Sparta. As an individual Schaeffer placed 4th in sporting clays with 185 out of 200 and 8th in skeet shooting, with 96 out of 100.  In another competition he shot 199 out of 200, but did not…

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16th Annual Frogtown Invitational Results

The 16th Annual Frogtown Invitational was held Tuesday, August 6 at Roland Barkau Memorial Golf Course. Twenty-four local golfers competed for fun and prizes in the nine-hole event. This year’s “Closest to the Lake” winner was Joe Schuette, and the Silver Balls champion was Kenny Koeller. The Silver Balls award is based on a formula…

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Clay Crushers Finish Season

Okawville Clay Crushers recently competed at Sparta’s World Shooting and Recreational Complex this week in the AIM Grand National Youth Championships. This wraps up the team’s season which began in April. Randy Lischer is the team’s coach. Final scores from the two day event were: Varsity: Dustin Teter and Brandon Lischer both scored 190, Hayden…

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Volleyball, Cross Country Seasons Start Monday

The Okawville High School Lady Rockets volleyball team will start on Monday, August 12 for 9th-12th grade girls playing this year. Players should plan to meet in the ORena at 6 p.m. OHS cross country program will begin practice on August 12 starting at 5 p.m. Rocket and Lady Rocket harriers should meet in the…

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OJHS Fall Softball and Baseball Tryouts

OJHS Softball will start practice on August 5 from 4-6pm. All 7-8th grade girls interested in playing Jr. High softball will need to attend. OJHS Baseball tryouts will be August 5-8 at the school diamond from 10am to Noon. Boys entering 6th, 7th, or 8th grade is eligible to tryout. Any questions, please contact coach…

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OHS Golf To Start 2019 Season

OHS Boys Golf Team meeting for players will be on Aug. 1st at 10:00am at RBM Golf Course. OHS Girls Golf will have an info meeting for any high school girl interested in playing golf this year. Parents and players, please meet at Okawville HS on Aug. 7th at 6pm.

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