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Freshman Haley Ward stands at the top of the podium with the 130 pound Championship bracket poster in her hands. Ward is the first Individual Girls Wrestling State Champion in FOHS history.

Wrestling: Haley Ward takes first State Title in school history

March 13, 2020

Freshman Haley Ward made Fort Osage High School history on Saturday, Feb. 22. Ward finished her seas...

Senior Amanda Daniel prepares to kick the ball over Junior Ishbel Wilson and sophomore Elayna Lamb in a recent soccer practice. The team starts the season at home on March 20 against Ruskin.

Soccer: Girls prepare for another run at a District Title

March 13, 2020

With spring approaching, the girl’s high school soccer season is right around the bend. The girls socc...

Boys volleyball may come to Fort Osage

Freshman Dillon Newell works on passing the volleyball in a recent open gym session. Boys were invited to explore the possibilities of starting a Boys Volleyball Club team at he school.

Story by Julia Couch, Reporter

March 6, 2020

The sound of volleyballs hitting skin echoes around the gym. Boys and girls alike are yelling out for...

Wrestling: Girls lead the way at State

Senior Tess Kinne, freshman Haley Ward and senior  Rachel Rellihan prepare for the State Tournament. The girls team finished 11th with 39 points.

Story by Cassidy Newberry, Reporter

March 2, 2020

The Indians Wrestling squad sent eight wrestlers to Columbia February 20-22 for the Missouri State Hi...

Cornett builds relationships over senior season

February 21, 2020

Senior Sophia Cornett sits up anxiously on the bench as the opposing team gains control of the ball,...

Martinez gaining new experiences senior year

February 20, 2020

A sharp buzzer rattles the wood floor. Red and white jerseys run to their positions on the court. Colston...

Looking for an opportunity to secure a hold, senior wrestler Jake Jones tries to break down Lucas Oitker of Oak Park in the 182 pound dual match on Jan. 8. Jones lost the match by decision 14-9.

Jones perseveres through injuries in last high school wrestling season

February 1, 2020

The gym is full with fans and wrestlers from all over. The two 182 weight class boys walk up to the mat, ...

Sinking in a half nelson, sophomore Steven Gabb, III moves his opponent into a near-fall position. Gabb eventually won his 285 lb match by fall to help the Indians move to a 2-0 dual record.

Varsity Wrestling starts season with 2 duel wins

December 20, 2019

The wrestling team scored 44 points in the duel against Lee’s Summit West and 66 points against Sain...

Turner making most of senior season

December 20, 2019

Dribbles echo against the stands of the packed gym, red and white shoes squeak across the court as seni...

Addressing the crowd, Head Girls Soccer Coach Michael Brown talks about senior soccer player Sophia Smith (Far Right) and her commitment to play at UMKC. The other signees included (L-R) seniors Ethan Gotch (Baseball - Fort Scott  CC), Micah Copeland (Baseball - MO Valley), Mallory Huber (MO Southern State), Tess Kinne (MO Valley) and Lainey Camerlynck (MO Baptist U).

6 athletes sign Letters of Intent

November 18, 2019

On Nov. 14, student athletes participated in the National Signing Day where six Fort Osage High Schoo...

Indians dominate Patriots in District Semi-Final

Story by Cali Roberts, Reporter

November 10, 2019

The varsity football team took on the Truman Patriots Friday, Nov. 8 winning 46-12 and advancing to the Class 5 District 7 Final. Head Coach Brock Bult had confidence in his players from the very start of the game.  “I just expect them to come out and play hard, play together, and have fun,” Coach Bult said. “We have...

Stretching the United States of America's Flag around her shoulders, freshman wrestler Haley Ward celebrates her gold medal finish at the Pan American Games in Panama City, Panama Nov. 2, 2019.

Freshman Haley Ward wins gold at Pan-Am Games

November 6, 2019

Haley Ward is the 2019 Pan American Games U15 62kg Girls Wrestling Champion. And she hasn’t even started h...

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