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Rising riflery

Gracie Henderson, Staff Writer
January 4, 2016
Filed under Athletics

Every Thursday since Nov. 5, the riflery club directed by Lieutenant Colonel Michael Brown, meets for one to two hours to compete during its first year in existence. In each match there are three positions to compete in: standing, kneeling and prone. Prone is when one lays on their stomach, kneeling ...

GHSA aims to promote safety and ensure success

GHSA aims to promote safety and ensure success

Ellie Chandler, Reporter
November 30, 2015
Filed under Academics, Athletics

GHSA regulates football, perhaps one of the most infamous sports for head injuries, is one of the sports regulated. In addition to ensuring safety on the field, before teams even compete, GHSA organizes them into divisions and makes sure that each individual player is eligible. Football coach Jared ...

Mustangs Trample Warhawks

Josie Satterfield, Staff Writer
November 13, 2015
Filed under Athletics

Mustangs prove to have double the skill as they win with double the points.

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Mustangs Vs. Bulldogs

Mustangs Vs. Bulldogs

Gracie Henderson, Staff Reporter
October 23, 2015
Filed under Athletics

  On Oct. 15, the JV Football team went head-to-head against the Dutchtown Bulldogs at Ola’s home field. Though the game ended in defeat for the Ola Mustangs, it was still a game to see. The first quarter started off with the Mustangs kicking. Right away the game started to heat up. Despite the Mustangs' endless attempts ...

Dance team keeps to the same beat

Dance team keeps to the same beat

Taylor Watkins, Layout Design Manager
October 20, 2015
Filed under Athletics, Photo Gallery

 Dance team originates from college sororities all across the country. They incorporate many types of dance into their routines, and the team at Ola bonds well and works hard to be proud of what it does. On Mondays and Wednesdays, members get to the school at 7 a.m. and practice until the bell rings ...

Mustangs lunge for success

Mustangs lunge for success

Sav Simpson, Social Manager
October 9, 2015
Filed under Athletics

The Mustangs football team reflects over the loss against the Woodland Wolfpack and keeps their heads up for today’s game against Union Grove. Jared Zito, head football coach, thought the team was well prepared for last Fridays’ game in Wolfpack territory, but he was concerned about how consistent...

Running in the Rain

Mary Mangual, Co-editor-in-chief
October 4, 2015
Filed under Athletics

On Saturday September 28 the cross country team boarded the bus around four am in the morning to travel to the Aubrerae Gunderson Invitational, a meet hosted by Heritage High School in Conyers. According to Coach Sargent Master Torrance McGee, when the team came onto the course their girls’ and...

Take Me Out to the Ballgame

Take Me Out to the Ballgame

Gracie Henderson, Reporter
September 13, 2015
Filed under Athletics

September 9th Ola High’s JV Softball team dominated the field in their game against Newton High. The game ended early with 10-0 due to the Mercy Rule. The Mercy Rule is a rule that ends a game early because one team has a large lead on the opponent. This however is not the first time Ola and Newton...

Cheerleader tumbles into Ola High

Cheerleader tumbles into Ola High

Bronlyn Holland, Staff Writer
September 4, 2015
Filed under Athletics

Holly John, senior, had the chance to audition and make the Georgia All-State cheer leading team in Columbus, Georgia. The All-State cheer team is made up of the top 16 scores of the girls who tried out and represent the state of Georgia. Auditions were challenging in some areas.  "It was three pieces...

Cross Country Recruits for a Head Start

Mary Mangual, Student Life Editor
April 27, 2015
Filed under Athletics

Their posters in the hallway depict athletic runners almost in a superhero kind of pose. They look fit, cool, and composed in their green Mustangs uniform like they own the track they stand on. But there’s something else there too, something the cross country team wants Ola to get the sense of before ...

Lady Mustangs Not Done Yet

Marlon Golatt, Staff Writer
April 27, 2015
Filed under Athletics

  After an exceptional season, the Lady Mustangs enter the postseason with a 7-3 record.  They face Richmond Hill on April 28 at Richmond Hill High School (GA).   It is no surprise that the girls are experiencing success this season; they are working with exceptional players. On Monday, A...

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