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Jabang scores in the big league

Maria Adams, Copy Editor

May 24, 2018


Filed under Athletics, Features

Ousman Jabang, junior, has played soccer since he was young. He plays for Atlanta United U17, an international team, and he joined in the summer of 2017. Jabang plays midfield position, and he enjoys helping defense and offense. Jabang was a midfielder on the AFC Lightning 01 Boys Gold team during the 201...

From the bleachers to the football field: Walker makes the football team

From the bleachers to the football field: Walker makes the football team

Ashley Edwards, Photography Editor

May 24, 2018


Filed under Athletics, Features

For Nevaeh Walker, junior, playing football has been a dream of hers for as long as she could remember. She fell in love with the contact sport as a child from watching her family members play. “I really wanted to play, because I started watching my older cousin Kenny when he was playing and I’ve ...

Madelyn Smith Flips Into State

Madelyn Smith Flips Into State

Ashley Edwards, Arts and Entertainment Editor

April 27, 2018


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Madelyn Smith, 11th, is the only gymnast on her team that moved on from prelims to state. After her successful performance on April 20, 2018, she placed in all around, floor and beam for OHS. “I feel very blessed for this opportunity in front of me, because I came from Locust Grove and then I ca...

Mustangs strike out Union Grove at Suntrust

Mustangs strike out Union Grove at Suntrust

Bronlyn Holland, Sports Editor

April 10, 2018


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Mustangs struck out the Union Grove Wolverines with a win of 5-1 at Suntrust Park on Friday, April 6th. This was the first time in Ola Baseball history to play in a professional stadium. "I don't think you can describe it... These kids dream about playing in a place like this and to be able to...

Stephens supplies support for the lacrosse team

Stephens  supplies support for the lacrosse team

Mattie Cash, Staff Writer

April 1, 2018


Filed under Athletics, Features

The girls lacrosse team meeting after a game. The girls play again April 9th.

Five superstitions from Mustang Athletes

Five superstitions from Mustang Athletes

Ashley Wilhelm, Feature's Editor

March 21, 2018


Filed under Athletics, Features

Number 1 Shealyn Starks, sophomore, has been playing softball since she was four years old and is on the varsity team. “If we don’t pray before a game I don’t feel as confident I don’t feel like we perform to the best of our abilities.” Number 2 Athletes can have superstitio...

Lacrosse team sticks up with big numbers

Lacrosse team sticks up with big numbers

Mattie Cash, Staff Writer

March 16, 2018


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There has been a major increase in the popularity of Lacrosse over the last three years, not only at Ola but across the state of Georgia. The team this year does have fewer players than last year, but there is still a major increase than the first year. The first year the team only had 11 girls, last...

Mustangs slide past Union Grove for the second time

Mustangs slide past Union Grove for the second time

Bronlyn Holland, Sports Editor

March 15, 2018


Filed under Athletics, News

    The Ola Mustangs won twice against the Union Grove Wolverines with a score of 3-2 on Tuesday March 13. This made the Mustangs 5-1 in the 4-AAAAA region. The beginning of the game was a slow start for the Mustangs. The game was scoreless between innings two and four. "I knew at ...

Jones wrestles through challenges

Jones wrestles through challenges

Isabella Sanchotene, Staff Writer

January 16, 2018


Filed under Athletics, Features

When Amani Jones, freshman, steps onto the mat to begin her match, she is focused on having fun and scoring as many points possible. “When I first started, it was really hard for everyone. We didn’t know what we were doing,” Jones said. Jones has been wrestling since the age of five and plan...

The cross-country boys team runs to State

Maria Adams, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017


Filed under Athletics

In the regional cross-country race, the boys team was able to place third, which brought them to State. The girls team placed fifth in regions, but they finished strong with personal records to a decent proportion of the team. Only the four top teams are able to go to State, but the top six runners ...

Runners run where Angels can fly

Runners run where Angels can fly

Bronlyn Holland, Sports Editor

October 23, 2017


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On Saturday, Oct. 21, Rachel's Gift hosted their annual Angel Dash 5K and one mile walk at Strong Rock Christian School. There were teams, families, mothers and children running/ walking this race. Rachel's Gift is an organization, which helps mothers and families with the beginning steps following...

The end is near for the Mustangs

The end is near for the Mustangs

Bronlyn Holland, Sports Editor

October 22, 2017


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On Friday, Oct. 20, the Mustangs battled it out against the Jones County Greyhounds in their last home game of the season, which hosted senior night. The community came out and supported the seniors and their families as they were recognized on the field prior to the game. The Mustangs fell to Jones...