The Warrior Beat

Warrior swim team advances to state meet

Warrior swim team advances to state meet

Myles Hudson, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018


Filed under School, Sports

Water rushing past their heads, hearts pounding in their chests. Even if they don't win, the swim team members still competed hard this season, making it to the state meet. "Every individual victory helps score points for the team as a whole. Every point counts towards how we're rewarded," swim team...

Oak Grove varsity football’s warpath

Oak Grove varsity football’s warpath

Nathan Lowe, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018


Filed under School, Sports, Uncategorized

After a win over Pearl Pirates (21-13), the Oak Grove Warriors have earned a very probable chance at hosting their first playoff game at home. Oak Groves has an 8-2 record with their 2 losses being Hattiesburg and Brandon; however, Oak Grove is 5-1 in their district. "I think the team is really excited...

Refuse to lose: Oak Grove soccer advances to South State

Anna Pittman, Digital Copy Editor

February 12, 2018


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The Warrior and Lady Warrior soccer teams are on the road to a South State championship. With nearly undefeated seasons, the two soccer teams are approaching their respective games with rising levels of excitement and Warrior Pride. Maggie Starns, junior Co-Captain of the Lady Warrior soccer team...

Archery wins their first meet of the season

Mia Pierce, Staff Writer

February 8, 2018


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Oak Grove High School's archery team won their first meet of the season against Columbia Academy on Tuesday, February 6. The archery team traveled to Columbia Academy where they started off the first meet of the season. They won with a score of 3200 to 3140. This became the record for the highest...

Zachary Fielder Signs to William Carey

Zachary Fielder Signs to William Carey

Anna Simmons, Staff Writer

February 7, 2018


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Zachary Fielder, a senior at Oak Grove High School, signed to William Carey University to compete on the Track and Field team and the Men's Cross Country team. This fall, Fielder will join William Carey University and be coached by Ryan Mckenize, a former coach at Oak Grove High School. Zachary Fielder...

Oak Grove High School Golden Spirits win two state titles!

Oak Grove High School Golden Spirits win two state titles!

Anna Pittman, Digital Copy Editor

December 18, 2017


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The OGHS Golden Spirits brought home two State Championships in Jazz and Kick after their competition this past weekend in Jackson. This marks the first time since 2015 that the team has claimed a state title. Additionally, this is the first time in history the team has claimed two State Championships...

Oak Grove High School Varsity Cheer team wins State Championship!

Oak Grove High School Varsity Cheer team wins State Championship!

Anna Pittman, Digital Copy Editor

December 18, 2017


Filed under School, Sports

The Oak Grove High School Varsity Cheerleading team won a State Championship at their competition Saturday in Jackson. This is the first time since 2015 that the Oak Grove cheerleaders placed first in the state. At the beginning of December, the team won first in the large varsity division at the...

Oak Grove Cheer hits zero: Varsity team wins first place at competition

Oak Grove Cheer hits zero: Varsity team wins first place at competition

Brady Smith, Staff Writer

December 5, 2017


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The Oak Grove cheer team competed in the large varsity division and placed first with zero deductions (a perfect score) at the UCA Dixie regional competition in Jackson. Oak Grove breezed by their biggest competition, Desoto Central, who placed second, by "a large margin" according to veteran cheer...

Italy fails to qualify for World Cup for the first time since 1958

Italy fails to qualify for World Cup for the first time since 1958

Brand Thaggard, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017


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After a 0-0 tie with Sweden, Italy failed to qualify for the World Cup for the first time since 1958. Italian papers have called the loss a “national shame.” Following the loss, Italian manager Gian Piero Ventura, who has worked with the team for 16 months, was fired. “I apologize for the ...

Alex Miller sets new state swim record

Alex Miller sets new state swim record

Brady Smith, Staff Writer

October 30, 2017


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Junior Alex Miller won the men's 100 meter butterfly and set a new state record at the State Swim State Championship on Saturday. Miller's impressive achievement actually had him breaking his own previous state record of 50:48, shaving off 44 hundredths of a second. Miller called his new record a...

Kade Shannon commits to be a Ragin’ Cajun

Kade Shannon commits to be a Ragin’ Cajun

Alec Hudson, Sports Editor

October 27, 2017


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Kade Shannon, a Junior at Oak Grove verbally committed to play baseball for the University of Louisiana Lafayette. Warrior nation was alerted of Shannon’s commitment via a tweet on September 27. Shannon is currently the only baseball player from Oak Grove in the 2019 class that has already given a ...

Lady Warriors annihilate the Gulfport Admirals: Moving forward to second round of playoffs

Lady Warriors annihilate the Gulfport Admirals: Moving forward to second round of playoffs

Anna Pittman, Digital Copy Editor

October 20, 2017


Filed under School, Sports

The Oak Grove High School Lady Warriors varsity volleyball team beat the Lady Admirals of Gulfport last night with a set count of 3-1 in the first round of playoffs. Hosted at the Oak Grove volleyball facility, this marked the first game between the two teams this season.   The playoffs were set up ...

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