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Mustangs Battle in Region Play-Offs

Calloway Anderson, Quality Control Manager
April 23, 2015
Filed under Athletics

On April 22, 2015, the Ola High varsity baseball team defeated Mundy's Mill. The final score was 13-11. The Mustangs will continue the series tonight with a double header against Mundy's Mill. If Ola wins at least one of the games on April 23, the team will advance to the state competition.

Gymnastics in Full Swing

Gymnastics in Full Swing

Marlon Golatt, Staff Writer
April 1, 2015
Filed under Athletics

The Gymnastics team is working toward unveiling their true potential this year, and the future is definitely looking bright for the girls. Tryouts for the squad were held on. Coach Denson said "I really did not have to cut anyone. I had a certain amount of girls show up, and luckily they were all skilled...

Pole Vaulting Above the Rest

Pole Vaulting Above the Rest

Taylor Watkins, Staff Writer
March 24, 2015
Filed under Athletics, Uncategorized

When track and field season comes around, sometimes it's easy to get caught up in the running aspect of this sport and forget the "field" part entirely. One field event in particular is almost never seen in the spotlight except to those who do it, and that event is pole vaulting. Maybe it's because...

Mustangs Fall To the Lions

Mustangs Fall To the Lions

March 20, 2015
Filed under Athletics

The baseball team hosted the Luella Lions on March 18th at Ola's diamond. The 10-3 Mustangs faced the 2-7 Luella Lions for the second time this season, beating the Lions 7-1 on Monday of the same week. The Mustangs looked slow as early on, allowing Luella two early runs at the top of the first inning....

Mustangs Kick It Up A Notch

Mustangs Kick It Up A Notch

Marlon Golatt, Staff Writer
March 11, 2015
Filed under Athletics

The weather was at a comfortable 70 degrees on Tuesday night as both the Boys' and Girls' Soccer Teams defeated the Morrow Mustangs.  The Girls' score was 10-0 and the Boys' score was 8-1. The girls seemed to have no trouble holding their own against the 1-3 Morrow Mustangs. They got the ball rolling...

Traditional State Wrestling Championship

Ansley Calhoun, Sport Editor
March 5, 2015
Filed under Athletics

The Traditional State Wrestling Championships was held in Macon, GA on Feb 12th – 14th bringing the season to an end. The wrestlers finishing 11th at state overall. However as individuals senior Aaron Thomas finishing 2nd at State and is the 5th athlete in school history to reach the state finals...

Football Players Display Leadership On and Off the Field

Football Players Display Leadership On and Off the Field

Emilie Castillo, Layout Design Manager
March 5, 2015
Filed under Athletics

“I didn’t think that we would make such an impact on the kids as we did… I realized that those little kids look up to us, they copy the way we act and it makes us want to act better.”

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Victoria Knight Strives Towards Goals

Ashlynn LIndsey
February 3, 2015
Filed under Athletics, Features

To reach her aspirations of becoming an athletic trainer, Victoria Knight has assisted with the medical side of football and wrestling. Instead of being a wrestling manager this year, Victoria Knight, senior, is helping Coach De Nino run tournaments and teaching other girls how to help out with everything...

Wrestling for Dummies

Madelyn Beacham, Features Editor
January 26, 2015
Filed under Athletics

As the wrestling season continues despite the fact that the state championships are complete for the season, many Ola students and staff remain lost when it comes to the ins and outs of wrestling. So, the Hoof Print sat down with Max Withers, a junior on the wrestling team, to learn exactly how the ...

Tennis Has Begun

Taylor Watkins, Staff Writer
January 20, 2015
Filed under Athletics

The 2015 tennis season will be starting soon. Due to rainy weather many tryout days were canceled. Coach Buckner only got to see tryouts on Wednesday. Last season, the boys only lost one match in their regular season, but then they lost the region match and with that their opportunity to go ...

Wrestling Team Advances

January 16, 2015
Filed under Athletics

Udpate January 20, 2015 Ola's road to the State Duals title ended on Saturday, January 20 at the Centreplex in Macon. Ola defeated Cross Creek 49-18 and Alexander 40-33 to advance to the State Duals semi-finals. They lost to #1 Woodland of Cartersville 42-22. Woodland of Cartersville, 5-...

Wrestlers Talk Success

Jessica Phillips, Staff Reporter
January 16, 2015
Filed under Athletics

The wrestling season is in full swing and the boys are ready to get back at it. To prepare for a match, the boys have practice every day afterschool. Some boys have specific ways that they prepare and keep in shape for the season. For example, Gabe Hecht, junior, has been wrestling for four ye...

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