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OH Football Team Wins Season Opener; Drops Second Game to Spanish River

OH Football Team Wins Season Opener; Drops Second Game to Spanish River

Devin Fuller, Asst. Online Editor

September 8, 2015

Another reboot of the Olympic Heights football program, this one under new head coach Chris Kokell, got underway on Friday, Aug. 28, with a 22-13 win over the St. Andrews Scots in the 2015 season opener. The win was the first for the Lions since Nov. 1, 2013, and serves as a confidence booster...

OH softball star Samantha Perez accepts softball scholarship from Salem Int’l. U.

OH softball star Samantha Perez accepts softball scholarship from Salem Int’l. U.

February 15, 2015

Wednesday, February 4, was National Signing Day when the majority of graduating high school athletes made it official as to which colleges or universities they have accepted scholarships from to play their respective sports. Olympic Heights was not without its own signee as senior softball player Samantha...

OH Wrestlers take third county title in four years

February 8, 2015

The Olympic Heights wrestling team lowered the "boom" on the rest of Palm Beach County over the weekend of Feb. 6 by winning its third county title in four years. “The boys have been looking forward to this since last year,” OH coach Boomer Mears told the Palm Beach Post.  Mears was referring...

OH hires Chris Kokell to take over football program

OH hires Chris Kokell to take over football program

Jordan Rudnick, Sports Editor

January 15, 2015

Olympic Heights has it fourth head football coach in a calendar year after hiring Chris Kokell  to replace outgoing head coach Ray Berger who recently stepped down after only one season at the helm. Kokell is hoping the third time will be the charm as he has been the head football coach at Pope John...

Wrestling team takes fourth place

January 15, 2015

The Olympic Heights wrestling team took fourth place at the New Year’s Classic Wrestling Tournament over the weekend of January 9.  Five OH wrestlers placed in the top four of their respective weight classes: Laurence Kosoy (champion), Josh Sincoff (2nd), Alexi Castro (2nd), Josh McMann (3rd), and...

Boys Soccer Team Drubs Glades Central

January 15, 2015

The Olympic Heights boys soccer team rolled over Glades Central 7-0 in a home game on Wednesday night (January 14). Matthias Smith scored two goals as the Lions imporved their season record to 9-3-4. The boys soccer team entered the week ranked as the #9 team in the Palm Beach Post's county rankings....

Girls Soccer Team Loses in District Tourney Semifinals

January 15, 2015

The season came to end for the Olympic Heights girls soccer team on Wednesday night (January 14) as the Lady Lions fell to the Dwyer Panthers 4-2 in a District 14-4A Championship Tournament semifinal game. Zaida Sanchez and Nicole Greenberg each scored a goal for the Lions in the loss. Despite the loss,...

Girls Soccer Team Opens District Tourney With 2-0 Win over Atlantic

January 13, 2015

The Olympic Heights girls soccer team (6-8-2) opened the District 14-4A Championship Tournament with a 2-0 victory over the Atlantic High Eagles (6-7-3) in Delray Beach on Monday, January 12. Haley Jacobowitz and Madison Sonntag each scored a goal in the win. The Lions will play Dwyer in the championship...

OH boys’ and girls’ soccer teams seeing early success

Evan Sophir, Staff Writer

January 12, 2015

  The Olympic Heights boys’ soccer team appears to be headed for another successful season.  Coming off last season’s record of 11-9-2, the boys team is currently 8-3-4 and is ranked as the number seven team in the county.  The team is looking to improve this season, and head coach Michael Tayl...

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