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OH SPORTS WRAP: Wrestler Leidaly Rivera wins second consecutive state championship while boys send five to states; Spring sports in limbo; Soccer teams win district titles; Two teams honored for academic excellence

OH SPORTS WRAP: Wrestler Leidaly Rivera wins second consecutive state championship while boys send five to states; Spring sports in limbo; Soccer teams win district titles; Two teams honored for academic excellence

April 1, 2020

The Olympic Heights wrestling team closed out its season with a very strong showing in postseason competition with the highlight being senior Leidaly Rivera winning her second consecutive state championship in the girls 122 pound weight class.  On the boys’ side, the OH wrestling team’s postseason got un...

Olympic Heights softball team’s undefeated streak put on hold by coronavirus shutdown

Olympic Heights softball team’s undefeated streak put on hold by coronavirus shutdown

Jordan Lanson, Staff Writer

March 15, 2020

 The last thing the Olympic Heights softball team and new head coach Dylan Lee needed was for the blistering streak the team is off to in its 2020 season to be put on hold. But that is exactly what has happened with the coronavirus forcing the closing of schools and the suspension of all high school a...

Olympic Heights Girls Soccer Wins District 13-6A championship; first district title since 1993

Olympic Heights Girls Soccer Wins District 13-6A championship; first district title since 1993

February 7, 2020

The Olympic Heights girls soccer team won its first district championship since 1993 with a 1-0 victory over Seminole Ridge last night at Corey Lewis Stadium.  The win comes on the heels of the Lions’ 1-0 win over West Boca in the district semifinals on Wednesday night, the team’s first win over...

OH SPORTS WRAP: Winter sports teams update; Wrestlers win JoeMac Duals; Three OH athletes sign letters of intent; Anglin finishes 8th at states diving championships

OH SPORTS WRAP: Winter sports teams update; Wrestlers win JoeMac Duals; Three OH athletes sign letters of intent; Anglin finishes 8th at states diving championships

December 18, 2019

Going into the Winter Break, the Olympic Heights girls soccer team has a 8-2-3 record, while the boys team has a 5-6-1 record. The girls basketball team has a 6-6 record, while the boys basketball team’s record stands at 2-5. It is worth noting that two of the boy basketball team’s losses were by...

Heights cheerleaders win UCA Regional Championship

Heights cheerleaders win UCA Regional Championship

Zoe Siegel, Staff Writer

December 11, 2019

The Olympic Heights varsity competitive cheer team won first place at the Universal Cheeleaders Association (UCA) regional championships held at Busch Gardens in Tampa this past weekend. The team will now be advancing to the national championship competition to be held at Walt Disney World in Februar...

OH Girls Soccer focused on goal of winning a district title

OH Girls Soccer focused on goal of winning a district title

Jordan Lanson, Staff Writer

December 3, 2019

It’s that time of year when soccer season is back with a vengeance.  And the Olympic Heights girls soccer team is looking to wreak some of that vengeance by winning a district and possibly a regional championship. Last year, the girls varsity soccer placed second in the district and this season...

OH diver Danielle Anglin wins Regional Championship, advances to States

OH diver Danielle Anglin wins Regional Championship, advances to States

November 12, 2019

Olympic Heights sophomore Danielle Anglin placed first at the FHSAA Region 4-3A Girls Diving Championship on Friday, Nov. 8, held at Boca Raton High School. She now moves on to the FHSAA Class 3A State Championships in Stuart on Saturday, Nov. 16. Anglin, who placed second at the District 10-3A tournament,...

OH SPORTS WRAP: Swim/Dive Team sends two to Regions; Girls Soccer takes two at preseason jamboree; Football closes out season 2-8; Boys Golf competes at charity tournament

OH SPORTS WRAP: Swim/Dive Team sends two to Regions; Girls Soccer takes two at preseason jamboree; Football closes out season 2-8; Boys Golf competes at charity tournament

November 5, 2019

SWIMMING/DIVING: Olympic Heights diver Danielle Anglin placed second at the District 10-3A diving tournament on Tuesday, Oct. 29. Anglin is the first diver OH has had in a number of years. Anglin, who is the first diver in years for the Lions, advances to the Region 4-3A diving tournament to be held ...

Lions fall behind early in 33-13 loss to Forest Hill

Lions fall behind early in 33-13 loss to Forest Hill

October 19, 2019

The Olympic Heights football team put up a tough fight against the Forest Hill Falcons but couldn’t manage to capitalize in key situations, ultimately losing their homecoming game 33-13 at Corey Lewis Stadium on Thursday, Oct. 17. As has been the case throughout most of their losses this season...

OH SPORTS WRAP: Cross Country has strong showings; golf sends two players to regionals; Special Olympics bowling has two first place finishers

OH SPORTS WRAP: Cross Country has strong showings; golf sends two players to regionals; Special Olympics bowling has two first place finishers

October 16, 2019

CROSS COUNTRY: The Olympic Heights cross country team finished in fourth place at the city championship, only 15 points behind third place St. Andrews. At the South County Conference Meet, the team finished third, eight points behind second place Spanish River. The boys’ team earned one medal for a ...

Lions fall to Blanche Ely 48-6, now 2-5 on the season

Lions fall to Blanche Ely 48-6, now 2-5 on the season

October 14, 2019

Despite being able to hang with 6-1 Blanche Ely for most of the game’s first half, the Olympic Heights football team was eventually done in by Ely’s big plays, losing 48-7 to the Tigers in Pompano Beach on Friday, Oct. 11. The first of the big plays for the Tigers came on their first play from...

Lions drop to 2-3 after 62-0 loss to Atlantic

Lions drop to 2-3 after 62-0 loss to Atlantic

September 30, 2019

Too fast. Too big. Too strong. Too athletic. It doesn’t take much more than that to sum up the freight train of a football team the Olympic Heights Lions got in the way of in their 62-0 loss to the Atlantic Eagles on Thursday, Sept. 26 at Corey Lewis Stadium. Atlantic's scored early and often ...

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