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Lions Lose Season Opener to Boynton Beach in Interception-Marred Game, 20-7

Lions Lose Season Opener to Boynton Beach in Interception-Marred Game, 20-7

August 26, 2017


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The Olympic Heights Lions football team, coming fresh off a convincing win over John I. Leonard in the pre-season Kick-Off Classic, ran into a much tougher defense in their season opener against the Boynton Beach Tigers on Friday, Aug. 25, losing 20-7. Finding themselves down 20-7 late in the third...

OH Volleyball Shuts Downs Palm Beach Lakes 3-0

OH Volleyball Shuts Downs Palm Beach Lakes 3-0

August 24, 2017


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The Olympic Heights Girls Volleyball team captured its first win of the season Tuesday, Aug. 22, with a 3-0 victory over the Palm Beach Lakes Rams. After a bit of a shaky start in game one, the Lions pulled ahead 21 - 12 after 9 straight aces by senior captain Jackie O'Neill. Sophomore Kaitlyn Cunningham...

Lions Dominate John I. Leonard 46-11 in 2017 Pre-season Kickoff Classic

Lions Dominate John I. Leonard 46-11 in 2017 Pre-season Kickoff Classic

August 19, 2017


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Despite a sputtering and stalled start that saw the Lions fall behind 11-0 early in the game, once the engine warmed up and started hitting on all cylinders, the Olympics Heights football team went on to trounce the John I. Leonard Lancers 46-11 in the 2017 Pre-season Kickoff Classic on Friday night...

Softball Back on Winning Track After 17-2 Rout of Boynton Beach

Softball Back on Winning Track After 17-2 Rout of Boynton Beach

March 1, 2017


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The Olympic Heights Softball team ended its two-game losing streak - which followed four straight wins to open the season - by beating Boynton Beach 17-2 in three innings, Tuesday, Feb. 28, running their season record to 5-2 on the season. OH jumped out to an early 10-1 lead in the first inning and ...

Softball Team Downs Cardinal Newman 9-2 for Season Opening Victory

Softball Team Downs Cardinal Newman 9-2 for Season Opening Victory

February 14, 2017


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Freshman pitcher Kaitlyn Cunningham scattered six hits and struck out 13 batters while surrendering only two runs over seven innings as the Olympic Heights softball team won its 2017 season opener at Cardinal Newman, downing the Crusaders 9-2, Monday, Feb. 13. The Lions took an early lead in the first...

OH Girls Soccer Beat Dillard 8-0 for Ninth Win of Season

OH Girls Soccer Beat Dillard 8-0 for Ninth Win of Season

November 30, 2016


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The Olympic Heights Girls Soccer team picked up where they left off before the Thanksgiving holiday winning their 9th game of the season 8-0 against district opponent Dillard High School on Monday, Nov. 28, running its season record to 9-3-1. Haley Jacobowitz and Makayla Comstock each scored two goals,...

OH Girls’ Soccer Start Season with Back-to-Back Wins

OH Girls’ Soccer Start Season with Back-to-Back Wins

November 3, 2016


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The Olympic Heights girls’ soccer team is off to a 2-0 start after beating Somerset Canyons 1-0 on Tuesday, Nov. 1, in the season opener at home and then downing Lake Worth 5-0 on the road on Wednesday, Nov. 2. Valeria Degrossi scored the lone goal in the win over Somerset Canyons. Eva Giordano...

Football Team’s Playoff Hopes End in 33-14 Loss to Palm Beach Lakes

Football Team’s Playoff Hopes End in 33-14 Loss to Palm Beach Lakes

October 30, 2016


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The Olympic Heights Lions football team fell short of its quest of advancing to the post season for the first time since 2009 with a 33-14 loss to Palm Beach Lakes on Friday, Oct. 28. Had the Lions been able to win at Palm Beach Lakes, they would have finished their 2016 District 7A-13 schedule at...

Lions Fall to Royal Palm Beach, 40-28; Loss Forces Must Win Situation to Keep Playoff Hopes Alive

Lions Fall to Royal Palm Beach, 40-28; Loss Forces Must Win Situation to Keep Playoff Hopes Alive

October 25, 2016


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The Olympic Heights football team fell to Royal Palm Beach 40–28 on Thursday, Oct. 20, at Royal Palm Beach for only the Lions’ second loss of the season and an overall 5-2 record. More importantly, the loss drops the Lions’ district record to 2-2 forcing a must win situation against Palm Beach...

Lions Beat Forest Hill 20-14; Improve to 5-1

Lions Beat Forest Hill 20-14; Improve to 5-1

October 18, 2016


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Following a 48-0 loss to Dwyer that saw its unbeaten streak come to an end and the cancellation of the Berean Christian game due to Hurricane Matthew, the Olympic Heights football team got back to its winning ways by beating the Forest Hill Falcons 20-14 on Friday, Oct. 14 at Corey Lewis Stadium, running...

Lions Football Loses First Game of Season to Dwyer 48-0

Lions Football Loses First Game of Season to Dwyer 48-0

October 7, 2016


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The Olympic Heights football team suffered its first loss of the season at the hands of the Dwyer Panthers, 48-0 on Friday, Sept. 30. After running their record to 4-0, with all four wins coming on the road, the Lions came home to Corey Lewis Stadium to face off against the 4-0 Panthers only to find...

Athletes of the Week for Week of Sept. 12

September 19, 2016


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Football - Anthony Petillo; Boys Golf - Oliver Kiely; Girls Golf - Sabrina Adolpho; Boys Swimming - Kyle Kasztner; Girls Swimming - Anna Al-Salem; Girls Volleyball - Seneca Felker; Boys Cross Country - Luis Mayobre; Girls Cross Country - Sophia Saravia; Boys Bowling - Michael Rosen; Girls Bowling...

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