Lake Orion volleyball team improves to 3-1 in OAA Red

Lake Orion volleyball team improves to 3-1 in OAA Red

By Megan Kelley Staff Writer ORION TWP. — The Lake Orion High School varsity girls volleyball team earned back-to-back league wins last week taking down the Rochester High School Falcons and the Birmingham Seaholm Maples in 3-0 sweeps. The ladies headed to Rochester High School on Sept. 26, defeating the Falcons in three sets; 25-16, […]

Oxford defeats Lake Orion 1-0 in stellar soccer game

Oxford defeats Lake Orion 1-0 in stellar soccer game

By Jim Newell Managing Editor ORION TWP. — There are no easy games when it comes to Lake Orion taking on Oxford on the soccer pitch. The Lake Orion varsity boys soccer team played well above their record when they faced the Wildcats on Wednesday, losing 1-0 in a fierce back-and-forth physical matchup between the […]

Lake Orion shuts out Rochester Adams, 35-0

OAA Red title on the line against Clarkston on Friday By Jim Newell Managing Editor ROCHESTER HILLS — Lake Orion football head coach Chris Bell said there are no easy games in the Oakland Activities Association Red Division. The Rochester Adams Highlanders must not have gotten the memo. The Highlanders barely put up a fight […]

Lake Orion thrashes Stoney Creek, 49-28

Lake Orion thrashes Stoney Creek, 49-28

Dragons remain ninth in the state By Jim Newell Managing Editor ORION TWP. — The Lake Orion varsity football team secured its place at the top of the OAA Red leaderboard with a decisive win over Stoney Creek on Friday, sending the battered Cougars limping home after a 49-28 thrashing. But the win did not […]

Dragon volleyball starts OAA Red competition, 1-1

Dragon volleyball starts OAA Red competition, 1-1

By Megan Kelley Staff Writer LAKE ORION — Lake Orion High School’s varsity volleyball team started league play last week, facing off against two OAA Red competitors, falling to the Troy Colts 3-1 on Tuesday and sweeping the Stoney Creek Cougars 3-0 on Thursday. The ladies headed to Troy High School on Sept. 19 but […]

Dragons defeat Lapeer, Groves on the soccer pitch

By Brian Kappler Sports Contributor ORION TWP. — The Lake Orion boys’ varsity soccer team improved their record to 8-6 overall (3-2 OAA White) after defeating Lapeer 3-0 at home on Thursday. Lake Orion senior Ezekiel Bargas opened the scoring by finishing a through ball from junior Matias Ballina-Loza approximately 11 minutes into the game. […]

Dragon racers take top spots on the podium in mountain bike races

Dragon racers take top spots on the podium in mountain bike races

Photo by Lucie Reetz Photography   By Lori Lynch Special Contributor ADDISON TWP. — The Lake Orion Dragon Mountain Bike Team finished strong in their second race of the season on Sept. 9-10 at Addison Oaks County Park. The Dragons competed in a field of 543 youth racers from all over the state in the […]

Dragons down the Lakers in dramatic gridiron game

Dragons down the Lakers in dramatic gridiron game

By Jim Newell Managing Editor ORION TWP. — The Lake Orion varsity football team sits alone atop the OAA Red division. Lake Orion upset the West Bloomfield Lakers, the No. 3-ranked team in the state, 17-13 in dramatic fashion at Dragon Stadium on Friday. This is the first time the Dragons have beat the Lakers […]

Clarkston edges out Lake Orion in an intense soccer match

Clarkston edges out Lake Orion in an intense soccer match

By Jim Newell Managing Editor ORION TWP. — No one expected Lake Orion to win against Clarkston on the soccer pitch. After all, the Wolves are the number ranked team in the state and the Dragons are third in the OAA White division. But Lake Orion must not have gotten the memo, because despite the […]

Dragons’ cross country teams finish strong at Spartan Invitational

Dragons’ cross country teams finish strong at Spartan Invitational

By Jim Newell Managing Editor EAST LANSING — The Lake Orion High School men’s and women’s varsity cross country teams had an intense week of competition last week, competing in the OAA Red Jamboree I on Sept. 12 and then the MSU Spartan Invitational on Friday. The Dragons did not fare as well against tough […]

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