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Accolades for Coach, Players On Football Team

By Shailey Klein The Florida Athletic Coaches Association (FACA) recently released its all-district team selections, “Coach of the Year” awards, and “Player of the Year” awards. Saying Oak Hall football left its mark in North Central Florida would be an understatement. Head Football Coach R.J. Fuhr received the “Class 2A District 7 Coach of the Year” award, while sophomore Cole

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Faculty Spotlight: Sean Hooey

From the NFL to the OHS By Josh Fernandes After spending three years playing defensive tackle in the National Football League (NFL), Sean Hooey is giving back to the community via Oak Hall, by coaching the sport he loves. Hooey grew up in Litchfield, Mich., and started throwing around a football when he was little. He began playing competitively in

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Seniors Shine At Last Home Football Game

By Emily Youngblood Friday, Oct. 25 was an exciting night for the Oak Hall football players and cheerleaders, as it was Senior Night. The senior football players include Stephen Kaleel, Mason McElroy, Collin Ponton, and Zhai Smith. The seniors on the cheerleading squad include Mason Johnson, Elizabeth Olcese, and Veronika Schmalfuss.  The goal of Senior Night, “is to honor and

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Varsity Football Team Beating the Odds

By Aiden Wacksman On Friday, Sept. 13, the Oak Hall Eagles’ varsity football team handed the 9th-ranked St. Joseph’s Academy Flashes its first loss in 697 days with an exhilarating 28-14 win. This victory proved to be especially important, as the Gainesville Sun had the Eagles losing to the 2A powerhouse by nearly four touchdowns. Even when trailing 0-7 in the first

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Mini Cheerleaders, Big Spirit

By Sofia Santelices Fans at the varsity football game on Sept. 20 got a special halftime performance from the varsity cheerleaders and their mini counterparts. The mini cheerleading squad, made up of Oak Hall kindergartners through fifth graders, practiced for one hour every day leading up to the game, to ensure they knew their routines.   The tradition of Mini

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Fall Sports Keep on Truckin’

Volleyball The Lady Eagles varsity volleyball team has been rocking and rolling this season, including a third place finish at an incredibly competitive tournament on Sept. 6 and 7. Coming up is Dig Pink and Senior Night, both on Oct. 3. Remaining home volleyball games:Sept. 18 – JV (5:30 p.m.) and Varsity (6:30 p.m.)Sept. 20 – Middle School (4:30 p.m.)

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