Boys lacrosse moves forward

  Logan Kelly (10) Q: How are you (and/or the team) preparing for the upcoming season? A: In terms of preparations for the season, there have been conditioning workouts throughout winter. The season has now started and during practice, we will do sprints from the end line to the midfield line (50-60 yards). On my … Continue reading

Freshman athlete spotlight

This year, many freshmen have joined the ranks of sports teams for the first time. Among these new athletes is soccer player and track runner Nate Pohl. Pohl is a first year goalie on the varsity soccer team. In order to learn more about his year so far as a freshman athlete, we invited him … Continue reading

Oakwood football goes 5-5

Seniors Adam Gallatin, Sam Banke, and Michael Hoecht led the Oakwood Lumberjacks football team to a 5-5 season. Oakwood won three games in a row prior to their fifth and final loss to arch rival Bellbrook. Their new coaching staff led by head coach Butch Snider installed a new offensive system called the triple option … Continue reading

Rowing Team has a handle on the competition

While Oakwood doesn’t have an official rowing team, 16 students from Oakwood row for the Greater Dayton Rowing Association. The Greater Dayton Rowing Association began its program in 1994 and it’s been going strong ever since. The team is led by head coach Abby Beach who began to coach the team fall 2014. “I like … Continue reading

Senior Ballet Squad

Kate DeLon (12), Amanda Erbe (12) and Allison Trittschuh (12) are students by day, and dancers in the evening. The three athletes have invested at least 12 years of their lives into their passion: ballet. These seniors have three and a half hours of practice immediately after school. While demanding, the three dancers find themselves … Continue reading

New England Patriots win Super Bowl XLIX

The New England Patriots defeated the Seattle Seahawks 28-24 on Feb. 1 in a game that came down to the wire. The game was back and fourth throughout as the Patriots battled from 10 points down to beat Seattle and their shutdown defense led by Richard Sherman. Tom Brady won Super Bowl MVP with 328 … Continue reading

New lax city- Oakwood’s newest sport is off to a promising start

Facing the adversity of being a new team, lacrosse has come out swinging and has stacked up a 7-1 record so far this season. Most of this is owed to the already experienced players. “It’s tough, but our experienced skill makes us a juggernaut,” Spencer White (10) said. Their most impressive games include a 13-7 … Continue reading

Jills fall to aggressive Elks despite Hayley’s 26-point effort

The Centerville Lady Elkstook their first ever trip to The Pit on Wednesday, December 28th. Least to say, they looked comfortable.After a close first quarter, the Elks’ aggressive, up-tempo style caught up to the undermanned Jills, and Centerville would go on to win 72-39. Coming into their game with the Jills, Centerville was 6-1, with … Continue reading

Robertson, seniors lead new-look Lumberjacks

A glaring August sun glistens on the new striped football helmets, and dust rises from the once-lush practice field. Cleats, sun and August dehydration have withered the field down to a hard, dusty surface, with cleat tracks scattered from pylon to pylon.  Hoarse and booming, head coach Rick Robertson’s displeased yell is heard across the … Continue reading

Football team debuts new golden look

Senior captains Noah R., Trent J., Dan R. and Max B. marched into Mack Hummon Stadium on a bitter Friday night, cleats knocking on the concrete pathway leading to the field. They led the new-look Lumberjacks, wearing gold jerseys with blue numbers and trim. These new gold jerseys were purchased through money raised from the … Continue reading

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