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The Volleyball Rivalry You Haven’t Heard of

The Volleyball Rivalry You Haven’t Heard of

Wyatt Page, Writer

October 19, 2012

Do you consider yourself a loyal Thunder fan?  Evan Wilson sure does, and rightly so.  He has attended every home volleyball game to date.  Our starting quarterback felt it was “his responsibility” to fill the void when he saw nobody else was there to cheer the girls on. Evan made himself a...

Thunder Welcomes the Kings to the ODA Castle

Thunder Welcomes the Kings to the ODA Castle

Max Provost, Staff Writer, Sports Page

October 18, 2012

This Friday is the Homecoming football game for the ODA Thunder. Homecoming is one of the most important games of the year; it is one of the most anticipated games. This year, the Thunder face a team that is not all that new to them. They play Southwest Florida Christian Academy, a team that they...

We’re Hungry for Homecoming

We’re Hungry for Homecoming

Drew Fineberg, Staff Writer

October 18, 2012

This week before the football game there are two big events. They are the pep rally and the family picnic. The pep rally is where the whole school gets together in an all-school assembly. During the assembly, the football players get announced one by one and Coach Timmons gives a speech. The cheerleaders...

ODA Appears on Grand Stage

ODA Appears on Grand Stage

Wyatt Page, Writer

October 12, 2012

This past summer, five of ODA’s cheerleaders were recognized for their excellence and awarded the All American Honors, the super bowl rings of cheerleading.  Sierra Dickerson, Alexsa Dietrich, Emma Holland, Madison Shaw, and Ashtin Frank, the only five to try out from our squad. “were chosen out...

Number 8 Steals the Night

Number 8 Steals the Night

Drew Fineberg, Staff Writer

October 5, 2012

Lauren Maxey, a junior on the varsity volleyball team, has been a huge help to their positive record this season. Lauren has been playing volleyball for the Thunder every year since she has been at the upper campus. Her specialty is standing close to the net so she can spike it on the other team. Her...

Referees Making “Questionable” Calls?

Max Provost, Staff Writer, Sports Page

October 2, 2012

Last Monday was Monday Night Football for the NFL. The two teams playing were the Green Bay Packers and the Seattle Seahawks. The game was a close one; it came down to the final play. Packers were up 12-7 and Seattle had possession of the ball for one last play. Quarterback, Russell Wilson, threw...

Come Thursday for a Thrilling Game!

Marisa Bregg, Staff Writer

September 27, 2012

Thursday, October 4, the varsity volleyball team is in for a real fight against the Cardinal Mooney Cougars. On Thursday September 20, the Thunder played on the Cougar's home court. Even though ODA had outstanding school spirit - along with a huge turnout of ODA students - they lost. Of course players...

Thunder Chased Away by the Lightning

Rhoda Rust, Staff Writer

September 22, 2012

First home game of the season: ODA Thunder versus St. John Neumann Celtics kicks off home game series in Thunder Stadium. The Thunder got off to a slow start, until sophomore, Austin Hoppe, with assistance from quarterback Evan Wilson, got things moving on the scoreboard for the Thunder with the team's...

Thunder Stadium Will be a Sea of White

Max Provost, Staff Writer, Sports Page

September 21, 2012

This Friday night is the Thunder football’s first home game in Thunder Stadium. ODA will be playing Saint John Newman at 7:00 p.m. The stadium should be packed with fans! All the fans are asked to wear white because it is a White Out game! What is a “White Out,” you ask? White Out’s started...

Sports Flash

Sports Flash

September 17, 2012

Did you know...   In 1963, famous MLB pitcher Gaylord Perry stated, "They'll put a man on the moon before I hit a home run." And after he said that on July 20, 1969, a few hours after Neil Armstrong set foot on the moon, Perry hit his first and only home run of his career. source: didyouknow.org

The Swim Team Strikes Again

Drew Fineberg, Writer

September 10, 2012

The Out-of-Door swim team faced a dual meet on September 6th. They swam against Keswick and Canterbury schools, both out of St. Pete. The women beat Keswick and lost to Canterbury. The boys took victory against both schools. This win was very exiting for the swim team because they have never beaten Canterbury...

Lucky Number 7

Lucky Number 7

Max Provost, Staff Writer, Sports Page

September 9, 2012

Last Friday, ODA Thunder quarterback Evan Wilson ('13), number 7, threw for 336 yards and 3 touchdowns. He also ran a touchdown by himself of about 25 yards. Wilson, as well as being a captain, is an essential part of the team. He gets players fired up and ready to play ball. He throws incredible touchdown...

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