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 […]

Dragons ground the Redhawks, win their first game of season

Dragons ground the Redhawks, win their first game of season

By Joe St. Henry Review Sports Contributor Lake Orion, fueled by much improved play according to Head Coach John Blackstock, secured its first victory of the football season last Friday with a convincing win over Troy Athens, 26-6. The Dragons used an effective passing attack to jump out to a big halftime lead, which they […]

Dragons drowned by Laker passing attack in loss

Dragons drowned by Laker passing attack in loss

By Joe St. Henry Review Sports Writer Lake Orion knew it would be facing one of the state’s best high school quarterbacks last Friday. He lived up to the hype, as West Bloomfield rode his arm to a 49-21 football victory over the Dragons. The Lakers’ big play offense was in high gear, scoring on […]

‘Scrappy’ Dragons climb to 3rd in state rankings

By Jim Newell Review Editor The Lake Orion volleyball team is on a roll, winning all six of its matches at the Novi Invitational on Saturday without dropping a set. On Sept. 6, the team defeated Mt. Morris and Stoney Creek at a quad tournament at Lake Orion High School before losing to Mercy High […]

Highlanders dominate Dragons 39-8 in first league game

Highlanders dominate Dragons 39-8 in first league game

By Joe St. Henry Review Sports Writer Lake Orion fans hoping for an exciting football game versus Rochester Adams last Thursday left disappointed, as the Highlanders slayed the Dragons on the road, 39-8. Rochester Adams dominated from the beginning and limited Lake Orion to 13 yards of offense deep into the third quarter. Lake Orion […]

Lake Orion loses close one to Chippewa Valley in football opener

By Joe St. Henry Review Sports Contributor Lake Orion’s fourth quarter comeback in the first game of the 2017 football season fell short and the Dragons lost to the Big Reds of Chippewa Valley last Thursday, 20-17. It was Lake Orion’s fourth consecutive season-opening defeat to Chippewa Valley, a member of the Macomb Athletic Conference’s […]

Pink Out jersey deadline extended to Thursday; community support needed

Lake Orion varsity football players will be sporting pink in support of A Mother’s Wish as they host Southfield AT&T on Sept. 22, but the football parent group, PEPP, still needs to sell many more jerseys before the deadline. This will be the third year the Dragons will be dressed in “Pink Out” jersey’s in […]

New coach, but same goals for hungry Dragons in 2017

New coach, but same goals for hungry Dragons in 2017

By Joe St. Henry Review Sports Contributor A new era of Lake Orion football officially begins this week, when the Dragons take the field led by new varsity head coach John Blackstock. It is an opportunity he has prepared for as an assistant coach at Lake Orion for the past 19 years and college player […]

LO Baseball Regional Semifinal on Saturday

The Lake Orion Dragons play Birmingham Brother Rice in a regional semifinal game at 12:30 p.m. June 10 at Clarkston High School. The winner of that game plays the winner of Rochester vs. Royal Oak in a regional final later that day. Dragon baseball wins Division 1 District 28 Title   On Saturday, the Lake Orion baseball team […]

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