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 […]

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 […]