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Way too early March Madness predictions

Trevor Jones, Senior Staff Reporter

January 23, 2020

I know that March Madness is still months away. I also understand that an infinite amount of things involving an infinite amount of teams can change in that time. However, based on rosters, initial player evaluations and intraconference competition, I believe I can make some fairly accurate predictions...

Basketball season starts with a bang

Noah Pruitt (12) talks to a referee at his game

Brendon Pricco, Staff Reporter

January 21, 2020

There’s snow on the ground, winter break is just around the corner and Michigan high school basketball is getting underway. Last season the Okemos boys varsity basketball team made it all the way to the state semifinals and a game at the Breslin Center. Even if you aren’t a big fan of basketball,...

New United Basketball team unites students

Brendon Pricco, Staff Reporter

January 21, 2020

A new basketball team is coming to Okemos High School. The team will feature a balance of general education students and students with special needs, the Okemos Unified Basketball (OUB) team. The Okemos athletic director Brian Fuller and the teacher in the ASD room, Nicole Hagen, have been the main organizers...

Hockey team hosts second annual suicide awareness game

Hockey team hosts second annual suicide awareness game

Annabel Burba, Staff Reporter

March 8, 2019

On February 2, the Okemos hockey team will hold their Okemos Suicide Awareness Hockey Game at Suburban Ice, a fundraiser held in honor of the late OHS student David Rhem. Complete with the silent auction at 7pm and the game at 7:30, the event’s proceeds will go to the American Foundation for Suicide...

Athletic Director announces new position in Florida

Athletic Director announces new position in Florida

Jackson Grabill, Sports Editor

March 8, 2019

Athletic Director Ira Childress is leaving Okemos at the end of the year to become the athletic director at Gulliver Prep, a private school just outside of Miami, FL. Childress made the announcement via Twitter on January 22. “I think this opportunity, the timing of it right now is just really good...

New team prepares to dance its way into OHS

New team prepares to dance its way into OHS

Reina Brodeur, Staff Reporter

September 13, 2018

With the start of the new school year comes the formation of the newest varsity sport: dance. While many details are still in the works, the new team is gearing up for the fall and winter seasons with plans to perform at pep rallies, football games and basketball games with later plans for the spring...

Beloved cross country coach passes away

Beloved cross country coach passes away

G Sambaer, Sports Editor

March 12, 2018

John Quiring, known to many in the Okemos community as Coach Q, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018, at age 75. Quiring was a graduate of University High and Michigan State. At Okemos, he taught and coached for over thirty years. Coach Q built the cross country program up from nothing, winning 29 le...

Boys varsity basketball advances to playoffs

Boys varsity basketball advances to playoffs

Bryce Kobe, Staff Reporter

March 6, 2018

Okemos Boys Basketball won the Capital Area Athletic Conference: Blue Division title in a game against East Lansing on Friday, February 23, 2018 with a score of 64-56. Evan Thomas (11) led the team with scoring 17 points, and Jordan Henry (12) followed him closely with 16. Noah Pruitt (10) had 1...

Krumm named new varsity football coach

February 8, 2018

  On Feb. 6 Ira Childress, the head of the Athletic Department, announced at the press conference that former offensive coordinator for the football team, Mike Krumm, will be the new Varsity Football head coach. Krumm has had extensive football experience and is also a class of 1987 Alumni...

Beloved football coach resigns

Beloved football coach resigns

Amaeka Effiong, Editor in Chief

December 15, 2017

The Okemos boys’ varsity football team has claimed numerous victories throughout the years. For over five years, the head coach Jack Wallace lead the team in the right direction; building their strength, skills, and teamwork. Unfortunately, after ending a strong season in the fall of 2017, Coach Wallace’s ti...

Boys Varsity Tennis Wins Big this Season

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Gigi Padalec, Staff Reporter

November 8, 2017

“Game, set, and match!” has been the story of the varsity boys tennis team this season. The Chiefs have had a highly successful regular season. They are undefeated, possibly due to the increased amount of players that joined the team this year, according to captain Deniz Kalfa (12). “There a...

Homecoming 2017

Homecoming 2017

Ewan Woolcock, Staff Reporter

November 1, 2017

Check out pics from the pep assembly and Homecoming football game!

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