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Cheerleaders Are Recognized for Their Accomplishments

Cheerleaders Are Recognized for Their Accomplishments

Meredith Greene, Staff Writer
November 18, 2016
Filed under Athletics

It was announced last night that eight of Ola’s cheerleaders made the All-Region Team. These people are Marlee Arrington, Ashleigh Conner, Jordyn Gauvin, Emily Lorden, Kristianna Morgan, Jenna Reiter, Alyssa Shelling, and Julia Thomas. “It’s an accomplishment to make this team. It means all my...

Competition cheer faces conflicting emotions

Competition cheer faces conflicting emotions

Ethan Zakrewski, Online Editor
November 14, 2016
Filed under Athletics

"[It was] disappointing but exciting," said Stacey Schmuhl, cheerleading coach, after the Mustangs placed third at the state cheerleading championship last Saturday. "We were going for first...[finishing third] is still really, really good in a tough division, but we were going for first," said Schmuhl. "We...

Mustangs put in work at the playoffs

Mustangs put in work at the playoffs

Sav Simpson, Opinions Editor
November 12, 2016
Filed under Athletics

With a defeating loss of 35-28, the Ola Mustangs football team complete their 2016 season, playing the Ware County Gators in the Memorial Stadium on Friday, November 11, 2016. When approaching the game, the OHS football team ranked 112th in the state of Georgia and 2730th nationally compared to their...

Ola sends football and cheer teams to competition

Ola sends football and cheer teams to competition

Meredith Greene, Staff Writer
November 11, 2016
Filed under Athletics, News

This morning, students took time out of first period to celebrate and encourage the  football team as they travel to Ware County High School to compete in the  playoffs. “It crazy. We've been talking about it since we were in middle school. We would talk about how we were going to make histor...

Running mustangs set new highs

Running mustangs set new highs

Emilie Castillo, Managing Editor
November 8, 2016
Filed under Athletics

The boy’s XC team returns from GHSA State Championships having made history; the wins achieved after a four year absence from the State level instill high expectations for next year’s season. While at GHSA the varsity team tied for eighteenth place overall, and, senior, Deonte Lee placed sixt...

History is made under the lights

History is made under the lights

Bronlyn Holland and Meredith Greene
November 5, 2016
Filed under Athletics, News, Photo Gallery

On November fourth, the football team made history by being undefeated at home and going to the state playoffs. Ola won 41-0 against Hampton High School. By the end of the night, the season was brought to 7-3. The team also won against Locust Grove High School after a four year losing streak and Uni...

Students and staffers send off their running Mustangs

Students and staffers send off their running Mustangs

Emilie Castillo, Managing Editor
November 5, 2016
Filed under Athletics, Features

Students and faculty gathered in the lunchroom today to send off Ola’s Cross Country team to State Championships. Administration wore Cross Country tees, C-lunch students cheered and team members were presented goodie-bags in the small celebration held at noon in the commons. After four years th...

Mustangs win All-County honors

Mustangs win All-County honors

Ethan Zakrewski, Online Editor
November 3, 2016
Filed under Athletics

The Henry Herald released its All-County volleyball team, and many Mustangs cracked the list. Most notably, senior Riley Cid and coach Lonnie Wheeler won county player of the year and coach of the year respectively Cid put an exclamation point on her final season at Ola with the honor. Cid played...

Mustangs bring it home

Mustangs bring it home

Kayley Boan, Literary Magazine Editor
November 1, 2016
Filed under Athletics, News

There was most definitely a party when the Mustangs trampled the Wolverines for the 3rd time at 33-0 on Friday at the Homecoming game. Students prepared all week for their big victory, and ended the homecoming festivities standing in all black at one of the largest turnout for the O-Zone. Alumi...

Ola swimmers test the waters

Ola swimmers test the waters

Jessica Louis, Staff Writer
October 21, 2016
Filed under Athletics

After several strenuous endurance practices on dry land, the swimming team finally hit the waters on October 18 for their first in-water practice of the season. The coaches, Terri Denson and John Wood implemented a well-balanced diet for the swimmers as well as regular dry-land workouts to keep the...

Ola vs. LG: a game heard from the stands

Ola vs. LG: a game heard from the stands

Taylor Watkins, Editor-in-Chief
October 16, 2016
Filed under Athletics

People who have never been to a home football game may not understand the incredible hype surrounding the Ozone, and it almost seems like the students there have their own language. To fully understand, a person has to be in it, but here are some of the things heard on Friday night from the student sections. Pre-Game Pink balloons...

Volleyball defends County Champion title

Volleyball defends County Champion title

Savannah Simpson, Opinions Editor
October 7, 2016
Filed under Athletics

The OHS Varsity Volleyball team defended their title of County Champions by sweeping Union Grove 3-0  Woodland High School. Hannah Gross, junior, has been a member of the varsity volleyball team at OHS for three consecutive years, and considers this year's county tournament to be easier than in the...