Two Dragon wrestlers win at county championships

By Jim Newell Review Editor The Lake Orion Dragon Wrestling team was one of over thirty teams battling for Oakland County Championships this past weekend, and two of the grapplers took first place in their respective weight classes at the tournament. After two days of wrestling, the Dragons as a team finished third at the […]

Lake Orion competitive cheer team is athletic and intense

Lake Orion competitive cheer team is athletic and intense

By Susan Carroll Review Writer The LOHS competitive cheer team consists of 26 talented lady athletes. It’s a school sport developed by the Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA); it is challenging and it requires athleticism. Tryouts were held over a two-day period in early November. The team had one month to prepare for their […]

Dragons defeat Wildcats in OT, 55-54, to start the season 2-0

Dragons defeat Wildcats in OT, 55-54, to start the season 2-0

By Susan Carroll Review Writer The Lake Orion varsity boys basketball team held on during a back-and-forth game Friday night to notch a one-point overtime win against archrivals, the Oxford Wildcats. The victory at the Lake Orion Fieldhouse put the Dragons at 2-0 on the young season. Lake Orion took the early lead in the […]

8 LOHS athletes sign letters of intent to play college sports

8 LOHS athletes sign letters of intent to play college sports

By Susan Carroll Review Writer Lake Orion held its National fall 2017 signing day and will send eight LOHS athletes off to play college sports after signing commitment letters on Nov. 8. This is the first of three official signing days for the school year. “This is a special day and we like to make […]

Novak sets cross country school record

The girl’s varsity cross country team set school records Saturday at the MHSAA Regionals in Algonac, with three runners qualifying individually for state finals. Sophie Novak placed 2nd overall and set a new school record. Allison Sherman finished 4th and ran a faster time than the previous school record. Emily Leipold placed 11th. All three […]

Nolan qualifies for state finals, LOHS cross country narrowly misses cut

Sophomore Andrew Nolan ran a personal best at the Algonac Regional meet last Saturday, which qualified him for the state meet this Saturday. Andrew ran a time of 15:38, which was 31 seconds faster that his personal best and 1:27 faster than his best time last season. Ryan Mulcahy, Justin Keppler, Nathan Hammond, Nolan Maupin […]

Dragons cut down Maples in convincing season-ending victory

Dragons cut down Maples in convincing season-ending victory

By Joe St. Henry Review Sports Contributor Lake Orion exorcised the demons of a frustrating football season with a dominating, season-ending 45-7 Homecoming game victory over Birmingham Seaholm last Friday. As it has all season, the Dragons’ defense made big plays, stopping the Maples on two consecutive trips inside Lake Orion’s ten-yard line with the […]

Lake Orion falls to Clarkston 17-9 in OAA Red matchup

Lake Orion falls to Clarkston 17-9 in OAA Red matchup

By Jim Newell Review Editor The game against Clarkston was what fans would expect from the longstanding rivalry between the Dragons and the Wolves – a hard-fought, physical matchup with both teams battling until the final whistle. In the end, the Wolves defeated the Dragons 17-9 on Friday night at Clarkston. “I am really proud […]

Lady Dragon Varsity Swim & Dive shines in relay’s & individual races

Lady Dragon Varsity Swim & Dive shines in relay’s & individual races

By Susan Carroll Review Writer The Lake Orion High School girls varsity swim team hosted Midland National Dow on Oct. 3, with the Dragon swimmers shouting “go…go…go” at ear-deafening decibels to encourage their fellow athletes to swim strong, swift and hard. In the 200-yard medley relay, Lake Orion came in 2nd with a time of […]

Dragons battle Warriors, but penalties doom team in tough loss

By Joe St. Henry Review Sports Contributor Lake Orion battled Southfield to a draw at halftime of last Friday’s football game but, as they have all season, penalties haunted the Dragons and they ultimately fell to the Warriors, 24-16. Officials threw the yellow flag 17 times against Lake Orion for 105 yards in penalties. The […]

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