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Lions Football Runs Record to 3-0 with 26-25 Win over Santaluces

Lions Football Runs Record to 3-0 with 26-25 Win over Santaluces

September 11, 2016

Mike Nestor’s block of an extra point attempt by the Santaluces Chiefs that would have tied the game 26-26 with 6:27 remaining in the fourth quarter gave the OH football team its third win of the season, keeping the Lions undefeated at 3-0. In the win over Santaluces, Lions’ quarterback Anthony...

Football Team off to 2-0 Start

Football Team off to 2-0 Start

Devin Fuller and Jacob Pasternack

September 5, 2016

As the 2016 Olympic Heights football season began, the big question was can the team make improvements on last year’s disappointing one-win season. After the team’s first outing of the year in the preseason Kick-Off classic, a mistake-filled 16-10 loss to Saint John Paul II Academy, it appeared that...

Derrick Morgan and Samuel Clingan Win Gold Medals at State Games

Derrick Morgan and Samuel Clingan Win Gold Medals at State Games

May 26, 2016

Olympic Heights Special Olympians Derrick Morgan and Samuel Clingan collectively won two gold medals, one silver medal, and one bronze medal at the Florida State Special Olympic Games held at Disnety's Wide World of Sports over the weekend of May 20. Morgan won the gold medal in the 100 meter dash...

Two OH Special Olympic Athletes Moving on to States

Two OH Special Olympic Athletes Moving on to States

April 20, 2016

Two Olympic Heights Special Olympic Athletes have qualified to move on the Florida State Games to be held at Disney's Wide World of Sports in Orlando. Derrick Morgan will be competing in the 100m and 200m dash with both events will be held on Saturday May 21. Samuel Clingan will be competing in the 50m...

First OH Special Olympics Games a Roaring Success for Lions

First OH Special Olympics Games a Roaring Success for Lions

March 8, 2016

The Olympic Heights Special Olympics Track and Field Team and Lion’s Club Volunteers participated in their first Special Olympic Track Meet hosted by John I. Leonard on Saturday, March 5.  The athletes, coaches, and volunteers started their day off with Opening Ceremonies and then proceeded to their...

LAURENCE KOSOY WINS WRESTLING STATE CHAMPIONSHIP!

LAURENCE KOSOY WINS WRESTLING STATE CHAMPIONSHIP!

March 5, 2016

Olympic Heights senior Laurence Kosoy won the Class 2A State Championship in the 170 pound weight class by pinning Jon Shoen of Middleburg at the 5:02 mark of the championship match, Saturday evening, March 5.  Kosoy was leading by points 12-2 at the time of the pin. Kosoy dominated the tournament...

Three OH Wrestlers Win Regional Championships, Nine Advance to State

Three OH Wrestlers Win Regional Championships, Nine Advance to State

February 27, 2016

Olympic Heights wrestlers Dan Georges, Laurence Kosoy, and Alexi Castro each won their weight division championship at the Region 4-2A Championships held in Jensen Beach on Feb. 27 and 28. The Lions finished second overall in team standings behind host Jensen Beach. Jensen Beach totaled 221 points,...

OH Baseball and Softball Teams Looking to Build on Last Seasons’ Gains

OH Baseball and Softball Teams Looking to Build on Last Seasons’ Gains

Cole Smith, Sports Editor

February 25, 2016

The Olympic Heights baseball and softball seasons have finally arrived, and coaches Casey Beck and Cindy Lucia couldn’t have higher hopes for their respective teams. The Lions baseball team is stacked with young talent that has all the right tools to succeed in the eyes of Coach Beck. “We are...

Heights Wrestlers Dominate Tri-County Meet

Heights Wrestlers Dominate Tri-County Meet

Nicolas Cristino, Staff Writer

January 26, 2016

Olympic Heights hosted the annual tri-county wrestling tournament involving 27 high school teams from Palm Beach, Broward and Dade counties on Friday, Jan. 22 and Saturday, Jan. 23. This has been OH’s largest tournament to date and was ultimately a very successful one for the Lions grapplers. Placing...

OH Wrestling Remains Top Ranked Team in the County

OH Wrestling Remains Top Ranked Team in the County

January 13, 2016

The Olympic Heights Wrestling team remains atop the most recent Palm Beach Post rankings (released Tuesday, Jan. 12) of the county's high school teams and features a wrestler ranked in the top five of every weight division except one. Lions wrestlers ranked as the best in their weight divisions are...

Girls Soccer Wins First Round Game in District Playoffs

January 13, 2016

The Olympic Heights girls soccer team advanced to the district semifinals after a convincing 8-0 victory over host Blanche Ely on a cold Monday Evening. Senior Michelle Pinto lead all scoring with two goals and two assists, while freshmen Valeria Degrossi scored two of her own. Jaselyn Cappello scored...

ATHLETES OF THE WEEK (January 4)

January 7, 2016

Boys Basketball: Kyle Pelzman Boys Soccer: Smith Matthias Girls Soccer: Valeria Degrossi Wrestling: Nick Peglow Cheerleading: Aubrey Harman

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