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After seven years at the helm of the Olympic Heights baseball program, Coach Casey Beck will be taking over the John I. Leonard program next year.

OH baseball coach Casey Beck leaving for John I. Leonard position: “One of the hardest choices [of] my life.”

Mason Silverstein, Staff Writer May 11, 2021

“The opportunities both on the field, on the course, and in the classroom here at OHHS will never be forgotten, and I am HUMBLE and forever THANKFUL for each second I have been a Lion!”  While...

SPORTS WRAP: Flag football scores some sweet swag; Girls tennis shines at districts; Weightlifters take regional hardware

SPORTS WRAP: Flag football scores some sweet swag; Girls tennis shines at districts; Weightlifters take regional hardware

April 23, 2021

FLAG FOOTBALL: The Olympic Heights flag football team was the recipient of some sweet team gear courtesy of the Miami Dolphins and Nike. Miami Dolphins community relations representatives visited OH...

Olympic Heights soccer players Skylar Deutch (left) and Sydney Durrance (right) both hit the impressive 50 career goals scored mark in their senior seasons.

GOOOAAALLL!!! Olympic Heights soccer players Skylar Deutch and Sydney Durrance reach 50-goal milestone

Mason Silverstein, Staff Writer April 16, 2021

The Olympic Heights girls soccer team has featured some amazingly talented players over the years and this past season has been no exception as two of the team’s athletes achieved an amazing milestone...

Olympic Heights boys weightlifting team captures district title, four individual gold medals

Olympic Heights boys weightlifting team captures district title, four individual gold medals

April 1, 2021

The Olympic Heights boys weightlifting team won the District 16-3A championship and four Lion weightlifters captured individual district championships yesterday, March 31, in the OH gymnasium.  Coach...

Micah Octave (11), the Sun-Sentinel's Palm Beach County large schools Player of the Year, helped  lead the Olympic Heights boys basketball team to an undefeated regular season.

Heights’ Micah Octave named Sun-Sentinel PBC boys basketball Player of the Year; 25 OH athletes earn recognition

March 29, 2021

Olympic Heights basketball player Micah Octave has been named the South Florida Sun-Sentinel Palm Beach County large schools boys basketball Player of the Year. Octave, a senior guard, led the Lions...

The Olympic Heights girls tennis team is 3-1 in the 2021 season's early going.

OH tennis teams take to court amid pandemic protocols

Zoe Siegel, Staff Writer March 4, 2021

This story has been updated to accurately reflect both the boys and girls tennis teams record after their matches of March 4, 2021. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to take its toll on high school athletics...

Micah Octave (11), the Sun-Sentinel's Palm Beach County large schools Player of the Year, helped  lead the Olympic Heights boys basketball team to an undefeated regular season.

The most successful Olympic Heights boys basketball season in recent school history ends with regional tourney loss

Joshua Wolf, Sports Editor February 24, 2021

With a 66-58 loss to Dillard in the first round of the regional tournament, the Olympic Heights boys varsity basketball team’s best season in recent school history has come to a close. Going into...

The Olympic Heights girls soccer team, behind the leadership of its seniors (pictured above celebrating Senior Night), has a current record of 8-3-4.

Olympic Heights winter sports programs look to keep winning as seasons draw to a close, postseasons approach

Mason Silverstein, Staff Writer January 27, 2021

It is nearing the end of January, which means the Olympic Heights winter sports teams are nearing the end of their regular seasons and preparing for their district tournaments. From soccer to basketball...

Change to this weekend's scheduled OH Lions football game

Change to this weekend’s scheduled OH Lions football game

November 18, 2020

The originally scheduled game versus John I. Leonard for Saturday, Nov. 21, at Boca Raton High School has been changed due to a John I. Leonard player testing positive for coronavirus. The Lions will...

Lions wide receiver K'Ameronn Joseph  (in white at the 22-yard line) gets ready to haul in a pass from quarterback Karvon Wright for a 48-yard gain in the Lions' opening drive against Spanish River on Oct. 31.

Lions football off to 1-1 start in pandemic shortened season

November 8, 2020

An Olympic Heights defense that dominated Spanish River on Saturday, Oct. 31 in the season opener of the pandemic-shortened 2020 high school football season was no match for Boca Raton High on Friday,...

Are you ready for some Olympic Heights football? Fall sports programs finally kicking into gear

Are you ready for some Olympic Heights football? Fall sports programs finally kicking into gear

Mason Silverstein, Staff Writer October 9, 2020

Olympic Heights baseball and boys golf coach Casey Beck expresses, “I just hope we can all get back as quickly and safely as possible. This is a time in a teenagers life that they can never get back........

Olympic Heights wrestler Leidaly Rivera (center) on the medalist platform after winning her second consecutive state championship.

Olympic Heights wrestler Leidaly Rivera wins second consecutive state championship

Andrew Kaye, Sports Editor April 9, 2020

Every high school athlete dreams of winning a state championship. However, this accomplishment is only awarded to one team or one competitor per state classification. Winning a state championship is difficult....

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