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Golf takes on State

Golf takes on State

Bronlyn Holland, Sport's Editor
May 25, 2017
Filed under Athletics, News

With three consecutive days in the pouring rain and a total of 54 holes at Oak Mountain Championship Golf Course in Carrollton, the Girls Golf team battled it out to finish in tenth place. The first day was on Sunday, which consisted of a practice round and Monday and Tuesday was the state championship. ...

Players fulfill expectation

Players fulfill expectation

Bronlyn Holland, Sport's Editor
May 22, 2017
Filed under Athletics

Mustangs and the Locust Grove Wildcats met once again in Mustang Stadium for their spring game on May 19th. Mustangs won 14-0 with the three quarters for Varsity and the fourth quarter for Junior Varsity. This year Georgia High School Association now allows football teams to have a spring scrimmage with ano...

Honor grads kick off festivities

Ethan Zakrewski, Online Editor
May 12, 2017
Filed under Athletics

In keeping with tradition, the top 10% of seniors partook in a picnic and a kickball game. The picnic, provided by Chick-fil-a, was the first item on the agenda. Following that, the 36 students were divided into two groups captained by valedictorian Nicole Conn and salutatorian Clay Morrison. The...

Lacrosse approaches senior night

Lacrosse approaches senior night

Ethan Zakrewski, Online Editor
April 18, 2017
Filed under Athletics

Tuesday night, the lacrosse team will face off against Mt. De Sales high school. The game will be the team's senior night. The night will have a JV game at 5:30 and a varsity game at 7 with a ceremony for the seniors in between. The seniors face mixed emotions. "I don't want it to come. I'm...

Rivals step up to the plate

Rivals step up to the plate

Bronlyn Holland, Sport's Editor
March 11, 2017
Filed under Athletics, Photo Gallery, Uncategorized

With a season of 6-5 so far, the Mustangs won against Union Grove making it 7-5 on March 10. It was a slow start for the team in the beginning. At the start of the game, Edwards didn't know how this game would shape out. "A little down I guess,"Beau Edwards, head coach, said when asked about how...

Mustangs strike out Luella

Mustangs strike out Luella

Bronlyn Holland, Sports and Health Editor
February 10, 2017
Filed under Athletics

On Feb. 9, Ola took it to the field  against Luella and won with a score of 6-5. The coldness and windy weather didn't stop the players from playing their hardest. "It's pretty great... the momentum is going to help for the next game and throughout the season," Evan Boyle, sophomore, said. Boyle is a le...

Athletes begin college careers

Athletes begin college careers

February 2, 2017
Filed under Athletics, News

On February 1, 2017, Yarik Sherling, senior, Tyler Jedding, senior, and Dylan McCloud, senior, sign to further their football careers. Sherling will be playing at Georgia Military College. Jedding will be playing at Reinhardt University. McCloud will be playing at Savannah State University. "It's...

Swim team splashes into success

Savannah Simpson, Opinions Editor
January 24, 2017
Filed under Athletics

To finish off their regular swim season, the swim team pulled off a huge victory, beating the second place team by over one hundred points at their swim meet on January 18th. "The kids have been working hard; we have a great group of girls who come together and push each other," swim coach John Wood said. Wood believes that the succ...

Competition cheer shoots to be number one

Competition cheer shoots to be number one

Jessica Louis, Staff Writer
January 19, 2017
Filed under Athletics

On January 17th, the competition cheerleaders met in the gymnasium to shoot an award winning promotional video to be recognized as Georgia’s Team of the Year. The cheerleaders were able to rank in the top three out of over 100 schools. The process begins when a school’s cheerleading team submits an ap...

Basketball games show stylistic differences between the girls and boys

Basketball games show stylistic differences between the girls and boys

Taylor Watkins, Editor-in-Chief
January 14, 2017
Filed under Athletics

Basketball games packed the gym on Thursday night, but unfortunately, no Mustang team could beat Union Grove's Wolverines. However, as the games begin right after each other spectators get the chance to see the different ways girls and boys play the game. JV GIRL'S It started at 4:15 when the JV...

A return to conditioning brings optimism to lacrosse team

A return to conditioning brings optimism to lacrosse team

Ethan Zakrewski, Online Editor
December 7, 2016
Filed under Athletics

The lacrosse team began conditioning for its 2017 season last week, and many on the team consider this year’s season to be off to a great start. The program is in its second year at Ola High School, and first-year teacher Daniel Stowers will be manning the helm as coach of the team. The new coac...

Mustangs stockpile All-Region honors

Mustangs stockpile All-Region honors

Ethan Zakrewski, Online Editor
December 5, 2016
Filed under Athletics

This year’s football team was one of the many sports teams to establish new precedents for success at Ola High School as they made the school’s first trip to the playoffs where they battled the Ware County Gators. After a successful season like the one they had, one might expect many individual players...