MENU

Ola Plans to Dominate County Tournament

Ola Plans to Dominate County Tournament

Meredith Greene, Staff Writer
September 15, 2016
Filed under Athletics

Unfortunately Locust Grove triumphed at last night’s JV volleyball game, with one win for Ola, then a win for Locust Grove, and another win for Locust Grove defeating Ola by only 2 points. Despite this, Ola coaches and players seem to have hope that they will be victorious when they play Locust Grove at ...

Volleyball works hard and plays hard

Volleyball works hard and plays hard

Jessica Louis, Staff Writer
September 14, 2016
Filed under Athletics

Players on the Lady Mustangs complete homework between games to ensure academic and athletic success. Tuesday and Thursday nights are packed with blood sweat and cheers from Ola high school's volleyball team. Between spiking the ball and catching up on work, the volleyball players are busy at  wor...

Jason Holland 5k benefits Matt and Travis Turner

Jason Holland 5k benefits Matt and Travis Turner

Josie Satterfield and Mackenzie Nolan
September 1, 2016
Filed under Athletics

The Jason Holland 5k Run is set up to help families who are unable help themselves. This year's beneficiaries were Matt and Travis Turner, two young boys from Locust Grove who have recently been diagnosed with a rare blood cancer called Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS). MDS, also known as preleukemia,...

Zito is zealous for ninth grade football

Zito is zealous for ninth grade football

Sav Simpson, Opinions Editor
August 29, 2016
Filed under Athletics

A ninth grade football team is heading to the stadium under the direction of head football coach Jared Zito in his efforts to further develop the Ola High football program. In the last several years, Zito has refrained from creating a ninth grade team outlet due to the amount of players and their...

Mustangs kick off with a promising start

Mustangs kick off with a promising start

Emilie Castillo, Managing Editor
August 21, 2016
Filed under Athletics

The Mustangs secured a win Friday night, Aug. 19, in their first football game of the regular season against the Pike County Pirates. The team faced a few setbacks throughout the course of the game including a nearly two-hour delay due to dangerous weather conditions. The game was then cut shor...

Athletes ink the deal

Athletes ink the deal

Ethan Zakrewski, Online Editor
April 30, 2016
Filed under Athletics

Ola athletes saw the culmination of their high school careers Friday when they formally signed with the college of their choice. "This day is about celebrating our athletes," Gidget Gue, Athletic Director, said "We invite their families, coaches and friends to come celebrate their accomplishments...

The Special Olympics: a tradition of success

The Special Olympics: a tradition of success

Raven Woodlief, Graphics Editor
March 29, 2016
Filed under Athletics, Photo Gallery

Ola High once again hosted the Special Olympics for Henry County, in which special needs students from all over the county got to partake in the soccer Special Olympics. Student volunteers that included members of the Partners Club, the boys and girls soccer teams, and art students assisted in the...

Gymnasts execute their skills

Gymnasts execute their skills

Bronlyn Holland, Staff Writer
March 24, 2016
Filed under Athletics

On Friday March 18th, the gymnastics team had a meet at the former McDonough Elementary School. The team competed on the vault, bars, beam and floor. JV consists of eighth graders while Varsity consists of all high school students. Chelsea McCreary has been coaching them for three seasons now. "W...

The rivalry continues…

The rivalry continues…

Bronlyn Holland, Staff Writer
March 1, 2016
Filed under Athletics

On February 29th, Locust Grove and Ola's Varsity Tennis teams competed in multiple matches. Ola won most of their matches. They are now 3-0. The football field doesn't own rivalry, it continues to the tennis courts. This is just the beginning of the season, only two matches down be...

Girls JV makes an exceptionally good start

Girls JV makes an exceptionally good start

Emilie Castillo, Arts & Entertainment Editor
March 1, 2016
Filed under Athletics

In light of their current winning streak, a closer look into the girl’s JV soccer team was in order. Despite the team’s present success, coach, Rick Willard, says he has only three goals: have fun, learn something and come back next year.   Their season started with a defeat over Luella s...

Boys Last Basketball game of the 2015-16 season

Boys Last Basketball game of the 2015-16 season

Serena Moodie, Staff Writer
February 5, 2016
Filed under Athletics

Ola High Mustangs take on Union Grove Wolverines in a conference game.

Read more »

JV girls beat their rival

JV girls beat their rival

Kylie Upole, Staff Writer
January 15, 2016
Filed under Athletics

The JV girls were fired up before the game on Jan. 7 started against Union Grove and their efforts earned them the win they practiced so hard for. The girls beat Union Grove 25-24 before the final buzzer. These girls practice their hearts out every day after school, and they stated that it most of...